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FMCC Roundup: FMCC men claim fifth straight win

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JOHNSTOWN — Jaleel Jean Jacques finished with 12 points to lead the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s basketball team to an 80-75 victory over North Country Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference game Wednesday. It was the fifth straight win for the Raiders, who ...

Amsterdam wrestlers blank Glens Falls, 69-0

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GLENS FALLS — Amsterdam won all 13 weight classes on its way to a 69-0 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council wrestling match Wednesday. Daniel Montalvo (126 pounds), Anthony Kelly (132), Tyler Krackow (138), Nick Rodecker (145), Jacob Garcia (152), Randy Faria Jr. (170), Robert ...

Dolgeville girls top New York Mills

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DOLGEVILLE — Hannah Stark finished with 21 points and 18 rebounds to lead Dolgeville to a 42-37 victory over New York Mills in a Center State Conference girls basketball game Wednesday. The Blue Devils trailed 35-29 after three quarters before outscoring the Marauders 13-2 in the final ...

C-FP swimmers lose season-opening meet

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CANAJOHARIE — Guilderland-Voorheesville won eight of 11 events on its way to a 96-72 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a non-league boys swim meet Wednesday. Benjamin Brkanovic (200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle), Joseph Gravino (100 freestyle, 50 freestyle) and Michael Ardito ...

Johnstown's Noah Massey, center, goes up for a shot as South Glens Falls' Nate Baldwin (23) and Kevin Amberger defend during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Warren Street Elementary School in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Sir Bills hold off Bulldogs, pick up first win

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JOHNSTOWN — Having lost its first two games of the season, the Johnstown boys basketball team picked up its first win Tuesday. The Sir Bills outlasted South Glens Falls, 58-50, in a Foothills Council contest at Warren Street Elementary School. “It’s always nice to get a win,” ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Mayfield girls rout Galway

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MAYFIELD — Sydney Sheldon scored 23 points to lead Mayfield to a 52-20 victory over Galway in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball game Tuesday. The Lady Panthers outscored the Golden Eagles 23-8 in the first half on their way to the victory. Katie LaGrange finished with nine ...

Boys Swimming Roundup: Sea Dragons notch win over Ravena, 95-73

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RAVENA — Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk won seven of 12 events, but Gloversville used its depth to post a 95-73 victory in a non-league boys swim meet Tuesday. John Fancher won the 50-yard freestyle for Gloversville (2-0 overall), while Dane Dillenback (100 freestyle) and Danny Helou (100 ...

Parslow scores 17 points in Sage win

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ALBANY — Sage’s women’s basketball team hosted Skidmore College on Tuesday in a non-conference match-up with the Thoroughbreds. Sage picked up the 54-50 home win to improve to 4-2, while Skidmore dropped to 3-3. Sage junior guard Emily Parslow, a Fonda-Fultonville graduate, led the ...

GHS grad Dukes scores 16 for Sage

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ men’s basketball team hosted the Mountaineers of Southern Vermont College on Tuesday night in a non-conference matchup in Kahl Gym. The Mountaineers posted an 88-74 win over Sage to remain unbeaten at 6-0, while Sage dropped to 3-3. For Sage, which held a ...

Amsterdam bowlers top Hudson Falls

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AMSTERDAM — Jake Preville finished with a 257-697 to help Amsterdam post a 4-0 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match at Imperial Lanes on Monday. Nic Carbone rolled a 240-674 for the Rams, while Nate Grant posted a 233-606. Mike Hughes had a high game of 226, Fred ...

Fo-Jo wrestlers top Schoharie, 54-36

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SCHOHARIE — In its first match as a combined squad, the Fonda-Johnstown wrestling team opened its season with a 54-36 victory at Schoharie in a Western Athletic Conference match Tuesday. “This was a nice won for the newly-merged Fonda-Johnstown team,” Fonda-Johnstown coach Jim Rodecker ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Adrienne Morreale (12) is pressured by Amsterdam's Kim Lopez (2) and Charli Beekman (24) as she brings the ball upcourt during Foothills Council South Division action Monday night at Amsterdam High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Girls Basketball Roundup: Lady Rams cruise past Lady Patriots

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AMSTERDAM — Through the opening six minutes of Monday’s Foothills Council South game against Broadalbin-Perth, the Amsterdam Lady Rams managed to score one field goal, a 3-pointer in the opening minute by Antonia May. The Lady Rams continued to create opportunities but the ball would not ...

FMCC men, women record victories

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BINGHAMTON — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams were both victorious on the road this weekend against SUNY Broome. The Lady Raiders won 71-45 and the men’s team came out on top, 90-82. In the women’s game, FMCC trailed 34-29 at the half ...

Section II-Section III Challenge slated

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HERKIMER — The Section II-Section III Challenge will take place Saturday, as well as Jan. 13. The event, which features six varsity and junior varsity boys basketball games, will take place at Herkimer College and Fulton-Montgomery Community College. On Saturday, Herkimer College will ...

Dolgeville’s Nic Bailey breaks a tackle by Sandy Creek’s Joe Benedict en route to a touchdown during a Section III Class D quarterfinal game at Dolgeville High School on Oct. 21. Bailey was one of several Blue Devils named to the Section III Class D East all-star team. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Dolgeville players, coach earn Sect. III Class D East honors

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Several Dolgeville players were among those named to the Section III Class D East football all-star teams. The Blue Devils, who won the Section III Class D and Class D East Division titles this season had 13 players named to the Class D East first team and five other players named ...

Area teams compete at TCITL meet

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SCHENECTADY — Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth and Fonda-Fultonville competed Saturday in a Tri-County Indoor Track League meet at Union College. Amsterdam’s Charli Beekman won the 45-meter dash with a time of 6.2 seconds, while Amsterdam’s Brenda Santana (6.2 seconds) was second and ...

Monge earns Foothills honors

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Amsterdam’s Molly Monge was the lone area selection on the 2017 Foothills Council girls tennis all-star team. Monge helped the Lady Rams to a 9-7 overall record and a third-place finish in the Foothills Council with an 8-4 league mark. Queensbury, which won the league title with a 12-0 ...