Area swimmers, divers ready for sectionals

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CLIFTON PARK — Several area competitors will take part in the Section II Division II Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at Shenendehowa High School. Gloversville, Fonda-Johnstown, Canajoharie-Fort Plain and Amsterdam all will send multiple competitors to the three-day meet, which ...

Wells girls defeat Minerva-Newcomb

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WELLS — Sierra Mauro finished with 18 points to lead Wells to a 46-22 victory over Minerva-Newcomb in a Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball game Wednesday. Jocelyn Scribner and Jonni Stuart each had six points for the Lady Indians, who improved to 5-14 overall. Kate ...

Palaszewski earns wild card spot

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GALWAY — Galway senior Dillan Palaszewski earned a wild card spot at 160 pounds for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships on Feb. 23 and 24 at the Times Union Center in Albany. It will be Palaszewski’s third straight trip to the state tournament. He ...

Gallup helps Albany improve to 11-1

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ROCHESTER — The Albany Patroons stretched their win streak to nine games tonight with 120-114 win over the 4-9 Rochester RazorSharks in Rochester‘s Blue Cross Arena. The first place Patroons were led by a trio of 20 point scorers E.J. Gallup, Lloyd Johnson and Edwin Ubiles, who scored 12 ...

Parslow scores 23 in Sage victory

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s basketball team hosted Hartwick College on Tuesday night in an Empire 8 contest. After trailing for most of the game, Sage had a late-game rally to beat the Hawks, 72-67 and earn their 18th win of the season. Sage stands at 18-6 overall and 12-3 in the ...

Legion baseball sign-ups scheduled

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — Sign-ups for St. Johnsville American Legion baseball will take place March 10 at 10 a.m. Sign-ups are for players age 19 and younger. The team also is looking for coaches. Sign-ups will take place at the St. Johnsville American Legion at 38 W. Main St. Players from ...

Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville's Tyler Leon (34) is challenged by Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons' Alex Cooper (34), Nacier Hundley (0) and Lorenzo Cavallaro (32) as he drives to the hoop for two of his game-high 30 points during the Western Athletic Conference championship game Tuesday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (The Leader-Herald/james A. Ellis)

Leon powers Wolfpack to WAC title

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JOHNSTOWN — The last time a school other than Mekeel Christian Academy won the Western Athletic Conference boys championship game was in the 2010-11 season when Fort Plain took home the championship trophy. Tuesday night at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. ...

Johnstown's Garrett Way warms up for a Foothills Council match against Gloversville on Jan. 22 at Perry Lanes. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Johnstown’s Way earns berth at state bowling championships

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SCHENECTADY — Johnstown’s Garrett Way rolled a six-game total of 1,303 Tuesday at the Class B bowling championships and advanced to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship match March 10-11 at Oncenter Convention Center in Syracuse. Way also registered a ...

Johnstown's Noah Massey (21) goes up for a shot as Queensbury's Matthew Chase (10) defends during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Warren Street Elementary School in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Boys Basketball Roundup: Sir Bills fall to Spartans, 62-49

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Sir Bills closed out their regular season on the short end of Tuesday’s 62-49 Foothills Council score against Queensbury at the Warren Street Elementary School. Matthew Boyle led Johnstown with 15 points, while Adam Wilson chipped in with 10 and Trevor Porter ...

Fleming places fifth in sectional GS

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QUEENSBURY — Johnstown’s Emily Fleming placed fifth in the giant slalom at the Section II Alpine Skiing championships Tuesday at West Mountain. Fleming posted a time of 59.64 in the giant slalom and followed it with a 12th place run in the slalom with time of 54.66. As a result of her ...

JHS bowling team hosting fundraiser

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School bowling team is hosting an 8-pin, no-tap tournament on Feb. 25 at Perry Lanes. The benefit to support the Johnstown High School varsity bowling team will start at 1 p.m. and is open to four-person teams (mixed, ladies, men, children) with an entry fee ...

Hudson Falls' Danielle Kitchner (10) and Jana DePalo, right close in on Gloversville's Kerri Hauser as she eyes the basket during Monday Foothills Council game at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Lady Dragons tame Tigers in regular season finalé

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GLOVERSVILLE — On a night when Gloversville honored the six senior members of it’s team, the Lady Dragons closed out their regular season with a 70-55 Foothills Council victory over Hudson Falls Monday night at Gloversville High School. With the victory the Lady Dragons finished the season ...

Calderone, Monroe lead B-P to victory

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BROADALBIN — Dante Calderone and Troy Montroe combined for 50 points to lead Broadalbin-Perth past Scotia-Glenville 59-47 in Foothills Council boys basketballa action Monday night at Broadalbin-Perth High School. Calderone did nis damage on the inside with 10 field goals and a 6-for-7 ...

Lady Raiders top century mark in win

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s basketball team topped the century mark as the Lady Raiders romped to a 102-40 victory Monday night at FMCC. Diasia DeBoue hit a triple-double for the Lady Raiders with 25 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, while Mayfield ...

Hirscher wins gold in men’s combined

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By GRAHAM DUNBAR The Associated Press JEONGSEON, South Korea — Marcel Hirscher won the men’s combined today, finally getting his Olympic gold medal. The 28-year-old Austrian, one of skiing’s greatest racers, used his silky skills in the slalom leg of the event to rise from 12th ...

Lady Panthers top Schoharie in WAC crossover

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JOHNSTOWN — Camryn Meca and Lindsey Hampton combined for 25 points to lead Mayfield to a 52-35 victory over Schoharie in girls Western Athletic Conference crossover action Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Meca had a pair of 3-pointers in her 13-point performance, while ...

FMCC bowlers fifth at tourney

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s bowling teams completed their conference matches on Friday at King Pin Lanes in South Glens Falls and both teams finished third in the conference. The men finished 5-5 on the day with an overall league record ...

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Yacobucci, Lazarou win 2017 high school cross-country awards

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HAGAMAN — Andrew Yacobucci of Canajoharie-Fort Plain High School and Olivia Lazarou of Amsterdam High School have been named winners of the Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Cross-Country Runner of the Year Awards honoring the year’s top male and female cross-country runners in Fulton and ...