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Foothills Council bowling all-star teams announced

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Several area bowlers were among those named to the 2018-19 Foothills Council bowling all-star team. Johnstown’s Mick Winton, Amsterdam’s Jon Schultz, Gloversville’s Derek Taylor and Gloversville’s Adam Loveless all were named to the first team. Winton, a freshman, finished the ...

Nordby helps Wilmington to win

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NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster College men’s lacrosse team won, 10-8, over non-conference opponent Neumann University in its home opener on Saturday. Tyler Nordby had a goal and an assist for Westminster.

GLL softball program seeking players

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GLOVERSVILLE – The Gloversville Little League girls softball program for minir league (ages 8 to 10) and major league (ages (10-12) has openings for the 2019 season. Players need to be residents of Gloversville or Mayfield. Both prior players and new players are encouraged to signup. For ...

FMCC players earn regional honors

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Several Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball players were named to the Division III Region III and Mountain Valley Conference all-star teams. FMCC coach Ed Collar was named the MVC and Region III Coach of the Year. The Raiders’ Amadou Diakite was named a ...

CHOOSING THEIR SCHOOLS

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Two area athletes signed their letters of intent to compete in college next year. Gloversville's Libby Cook will play soccer at Elmira College, while Amsterdam's Gabby Stanavich will run track and field at Saint Francis University of Pennsylvania.

FOOTBALL PLAYERS HONORED

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Several area football players were among those honored at the Capital District Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame dinner on March 4 in Albany at the Red Lion Hotel. Gloversville’s John Carpenter, Johnstown’s Victor Orsell, Broadalbin-Perth’s ...

Area girls earn scholar-athlete honors

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Several area girls basketball players were among those honored at the Section II Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Sunday at the Albany Marriott. Gloversville coach Molly D’Arcy earned the Section II Sportsmanship Award, while Gloversville’s Harmony Philo was named the top ...

JHS Student-Athletes Honored

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Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department and Johnstown nordic skiing coach Matthew Brower selected Justin Ferrara, left, and Abby Gottung, right, as the Student-Athletes of the Week. The award is chosen weekly and submitted by the Johnstown ...

Strong second half lifts OESJ past Wells

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TROY — If there was any doubt by Wells coach Adam Clute of how his team was going to react playing in the Regional Championship game, his got his answer early. The Section VII champions outscored Section II champion Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 10-9 in the opening quarter and backed it ...

Boucaud competes at DIII championships

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ROXBURY, Mass. — SUNY Cobleskill men’s indoor track & field team senior captain Zach Haskin (Cobleskill-Richmondville) earned NCAA All-American honors in the heptathlon at the 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by The University of Massachusetts at ...

RENEGADE SNOW DRAGS

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Fort Plain’s Jeremy Wilder pilots a D&D prepared Polaris on a prep run for Saturday’s Renegade Snow Drags at Royal Mountain Ski Area.

Clash of the Champions

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TROY — After both won sectional titles last Saturday, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Wells boys basketball teams will meet today at Hudson Valley Community College with a spot in the state Class D semifinals on the line. Last Saturday, OESJ topped Germantown in the Section II ...

DiMezza, Winton ready to compete at state tourney

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SYRACUSE — A pair of local bowlers will represent Section II at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships Saturday at Strike N Spare Lanes in Syracuse. Johnstown freshman Mick Winton and Canajoharie senior Cian DiMezza are members of the six-man Section II ...

Area girls basketball players named WAC all-stars

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Several area girls basketball players were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference girls basketball all-star team. Fonda-Fultonville’s Abby Lombardoni and Mayfield’s Lindsey Hampton were named first-team all-stars in the Hudson Division, which includes Mayfield, ...

ASGA signups set for Saturday

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Girls Softball Association will host its final in-person sign-up sessions for its 2019 spring-summer softball recreational league. The league is open to all girls ages 5 through 18 residing in either Montgomery, Fulton or Saratoga counties. Sign-ups will take ...

Area players named Foothills Council all-stars

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Several area players were among those named to the 2018-19 Foothills Council boys basketball all-star team. Gloversville’s Joey Rowback and Dante Bouchard were named first-team all-stars, along with Johnstown’s Matthew Boyle. Gloversville’s Julien Deumaga was named a second-team ...

Royal Mountain Racing Team hosts kombi event

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CAROGA LAKE — The Royal Mountain Racing Team hosted the Adirondack Council kombi race on Sunday. Top Royal Mountain finishers were Samantha Sandel of Gloversville, who won the girls U12 age group, and Jakob Hanna of Johnstown, who won the boys U12 age group. Embree Fielding of Caroga Lake ...

SPRING IS IN THE AIR!

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Dawson Sanges works off the batting-tee during the first day of practice for the Johnstown baseball team Monday at Johnstown High School.