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Mohawks roll past Capital City Reds

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks posted a 14-4 victory over the Capital City Reds in an exhibition game Thursday at Shuttleworth Park. Elvis Peralta Jr. (Marshall) paced the Mohawks at the plate, going 3-for-5 with five RBIs, finishing a triple shy of the cycle.  Chris Lanzilli (Wake ...

Coupas, Fancher named top athletes

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JOHNSTOWN — Through their senior year in high school Hannah Coupas and John Fancher were instrumental to the success of the teams they played on at Northville and Mayfield High Schools respectively. Wednesday night, the standout athletes were honored as the Female and Male Athletes of the ...

Vintage racecars return to Fonda

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If you enjoyed days of watching the coupes racing around Fonda Speedway or even the Gremlins and Vegas, Saturday will be a treat for you. The Mohawk Valley Vintage Dirt Modified Series will be on hand Saturday at the Track of Champions for their first race of the season. Some of the cars ...

FMCC athletes earn academic honors

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JOHNSTOWN — Several FM student athletes had a strong showing in the classroom this year.  Eleven student athletes made the NJCAA All-Region Academic honors this year.  Those eleven student athletes earned a 3.5 GPA or higher and earned at least 24 credits.    Also, seven of those ...

Hales Mills to offer nine and dine

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JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host a nine and dine event June 22 at 5:30 p.m. The cost for dinner and golf, which includes a cart, will be $25 per person for members and $40 per person for non-members. The dinner menu will feature a choice of either prime rib or panko parmesan ...

Mohawks to offer several camps

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks will offer several baseball camps this summer. The camps are staffed by Amsterdam Mohawks coaches and players. The all-pro camp will take place June 25 to 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The cost will be $135 for the camp. Lunch may be included for the ...

Blowers leads local riders in Supercross season-opener

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CAROGA LAKE — Tyler Blowers led a group of six local riders to post victories on the opening night of Monster Energy Supercross action Wednesday night at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Blowers, of Fonda, posted victories in the 122-Open Amateur division and the Schoolboy 12-16-year old ...

Johnstown, Amsterdam players earn league honors

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Several Amsterdam and Johnstown players were among those named to the 2018 Foothills Council girls lacrosse all-star team. Johnstown sophomore Alexandra Queeney (midfield) and Amsterdam sophomore Kayli Hoefs (midfield) were named first-team all-stars. Johnstown junior Maddie Etherton ...

Mohawks roll past Dragons

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks pounded out 14 hits on their way to a 9-2 victory over the Glens Falls Dragons in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Tuesday at Shuttleworth Park. Six different Amsterdam players had at least two hits in the game and eight different players ...

Former Mohawks picked in MLB Draft

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AMSTERDAM – Several former Amsterdam Mohawks were among the players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. Griffin Roberts, a member of the 2016 Mohawks team, was taken 43rd in the first round by the St. Louis Cardinals Tyler Frank, a member of the 2016 Mohawks team, was selected ...

DeSorbo, Lovelass compete at states

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ITHACA — Fonda-Fultonville’s Adam DeSorbo and Galway’s Ryan Lovelass competed for Section II at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association golf championships Sunday and Monday at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University. DeSorbo posted an 87 in the first ...

Hudson Division wins WAC all-star game

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GALWAY — Mayfield’s Juliana Buyce scored the game-winning run on a walk-off wild pitch to lead the Hudson Division to an 11-10 victory over the Mohawk Division in the Western Athletic Conference senior all-star game Tuesday at Galway High School. Buyce, who shared Hudson Division Most ...

Johnstown players named Wasaren League all-stars

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The Johnstown boys lacrosse team had 12 players named to the recently announced Wasaren League boys lacrosse all-star team. Garrett Way (attack), Tyler Fahr (defense) and Tyler Bump (short-stick defensive midfield) were named to the first team for the Sir Bills, who finished the season 11-6 ...

Swatt set to speak at sports award banquet

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 31st annual Sports Award Banquet on Wednesday at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. in Johnstown at 7 p.m. with keynote speaker Lexi Swatt. At the event, the Chamber hosts and honors the top 36 athletes from ...

Hales Mills to host junior golf camp

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JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its junior golf camp from July 16 to 19. The camp will be taught by head professional Christopher Mathewson. The camp will cost $150 per child and lunch is included. For more information, call (518) 736-4622.

Fort Plain to honor spring sports teams

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain varsity spring sports teams will be recognized at a reception June 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the junior-senior high school auditorium. Presentations of the annual all-sports awards and memorial awards will be also done at this time. family members and friends of any of ...