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Royal Mountain to host snow drags

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CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area and Renegade Racing will host snowmobile drag racing again this winter. The final event will take place Saturday. Registration for riders will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., with racing to follow a 6:30 p.m.. There are classes for all abilities from ...

Gloversville’s Philo named Foothills MVP

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Several area players were among those named to the 2018-19 Foothills Council girls basketball all-star team. Gloversville’s Harmony Philo was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. Amsterdam’s Jackie Stanavich and Kendra Lavery were named first-team all-stars, while Johnstown’s Anna ...

FMCC men, women lose in semifinals of regional tournament

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The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end in the semifinals of the Region III Division III Tournament on Saturday. The FMCC men lost 84-82 in overtime to Mohawk Valley Community College at Herkimer College, while the Lady ...

FMCC bowling teams wrap up season

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BUFFALO — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s bowling teams completed their seasons with a two-day competition in Buffalo at the NJCAA National Championships.  The men finished 11th among 24 teams and the women finished 10th against 16 teams. “I was pretty ...

ALL-TOURNEY HONORS

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Several area boys and girls basketball players were among those named to Section II all-tournament teams in their respective classes. Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville's Tyler Leon was named Most Valuable Player in the Class D boys tournament, while OESJ's Jack Brundage was named to the ...

Hinderliter scores six in HVCC win

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TROY — The Hudson Valley Community College men’s lacrosse team gave the home crowd an offensive clinic in their 19-7 season opening win over Union County on Saturday at the Vikings Outdoor Athletic Complex.  In the second half, sophomore Austin Hinderliter (Johnstown) exploded for all ...

Brado, Boucaud compete at meet

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ITHACA — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s indoor track & field championship team posted a score of 14 points to place tied for 20th overall in  a field of 40 teams at the 2019 All-Atlantic Regional Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Ithaca College over the weekend. The Fighting ...

Area athletes compete at state track meet

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STATEN ISLAND — Four area athletes competed Saturday in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago, Charli Beekman and Gabby Stanavich, and Broadalbin-Perth’s Sean ...

Wells claims first sectional title since 2002

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PLATTSBURGH — After trailing for much of the game, the Wells boys basketball team found itself in a fourth-quarter slugfest with Willsboro in the Section VII Class D championship game at the Plattsburgh State Field House on Saturday. The top-seeded Indians and second-seeded Warriors traded ...

OESJ rolls to 47-25 win over Clippers

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GLENS FALLS — It may sound old, but defense truly does win championships. For Oppenheim-Ephratah-St Johnsville Wolfpack, defense did just that in their 47-25 victory over the Germantown Clippers for the Section 2 Class D championship last night at the Cool Insuring Arena. After a ...

Dragons fall to Troy in Class A title game

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GLENS FALLS — The Gloversville Dragons quest for their first sectional title in 30 years came up short Saturday at the Cool Insuring Arena. Facing top-seeded Troy in the Section II Class A championship game, the second-seeded Dragons matched the Flying Horses in the opening quarter. ...

Lady Braves run ends in finals

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TROY — Halfway through Saturday’s Section II Class B championship game the Fonda-Fultonville girls basketball team found itself with a 22-19 lead over Mechanicville. Having knocked off three straight higher seeds to reach the title contest, the 13th-seeded Lady Braves were 16 minutes from ...

Championship Saturday

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Three area boys basketball teams will be playing for sectional championships today. Gloversville, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Wells all will be looking to take home titles. The Dragons will face Troy in the Section II Class A championship game at 1:45 p.m., while OESJ will face ...

Lady Braves one win from Class B title

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TROY — As the lowest remaining seed left in either the Section II girls or boys tournaments, the Fonda-Fultonville girls basketball team is looking to pull off one more upset today. The 13th-seeded Lady Braves will face second-seeded Mechanicville for the Section II Class B title at Hudson ...

SET FOR STATES

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Four area athletes will compete at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships today at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island. Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago (300 meters), Charli Beekman (55-meter dash) and Gabby Stanavich ...

Dillenback competes at state swim meet

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EAST MEADOW — Gloversville-Mayfield swimmer Dane Dillenback turned in a time of 54.40 in his preliminary for the 100-yard butterfly, but failed to advance to the championship round of the New York State Public High School Swimming and Diving championships Friday at the Nassau County Aquatic ...

JHS spring sports practice schedule set

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JOHNSTOWN — Spring practice will get under way Monday for Johnstown High School teams. The girls varsity and junior varsity softball teams will practice at Johnstown High School from 5 to 7 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the ...

Persse rolls 300 game at Arterial

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GLOVERSVILLE — Josh Persse rolled a 300 game during Hump Day Hellers League play Wednesday at Arterial Lanes. Persse also rolled games of 255 and 209 to finish with a 764 series.

Meet the Coaches set for March 25

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host its spring meet-the-coaches night March 25 in the performing arts center at 7:15 p.m. Pictures for spring sports teams will be taken at 6:45 p.m. on stage.