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YMCA to host youth basketball

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA will once again host its youth basketball program for boys and girls for ages 7-9. Players will improve their basketball skills through various drills and positive competition with their peers. The league promotes sportsmanship, teamwork, individual ...

Northeast Racecar Show set for March

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SCOTIA — The 2019 version of the Norheast Racecar Show will be held at the Viaport Mall in Rotterdam on March 15 through March 17. Spots for the car show will be available to any driver from any racetrack in the northeast, including go-karts and slingshots. A total of 75 spots will be ...

Area swimmers ready for sectional meet

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CLIFTON PARK — A total of 24 area swimmers will be in competition in individual events at the Section II Swimming and Diving Championships at Shenendehowa High School today through Saturday. All of the area competitors will take part in the Division II (small-school) meet. Leading the way ...

Fort Plain to host fall sports reception

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain fall varsity and junior varsity sports teams will be recognized at a reception to be held Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. the reception will take place in the junior-senior high school auditorium. Family members and friends of the fall varsity sports teams are invited to ...

Northeast Racecar Show set for March

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SCOTIA — The 2019 version of the Northeast Racecar Show will be held at the Viaport Mall in Rotterdam on March 15 through March 17. Spots for the car show will be available to any driver from any racetrack in the northeast, including go-karts and slingshots.  A total of 75 spots will be ...

OESJ boys edged in overtime by Fort Ann

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COLONIE — The emotions of the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys’ soccer team ran from elation to stunned disbelief in the final minute of Tuesday’s Section II Class D soccer match. The Wolves broke a scoreless deadlock with 7:42 left in regulation and staved off an all-out attack ...

Mayfield rolls past Argyle in semifinals

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BALLSTON SPA — With a senior-laden team, the Mayfield volleyball team had high hopes heading into the season. After Tuesday’s 3-0 win over Argyle in the Section II Class D semifinals at Ballston Spa High School, the Lady Panthers are just one win from a sectional title. Mayfield, the ...

Galway punches its ticket to Class D title match

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BALLSTON SPA — Coming into the season, the Galway volleyball team had just three returning players from last year’s squad. Despite having several new faces, the Golden Eagles punched their ticket to the Section II Class D championship match Tuesday at Ballston Spa. Galway, the No. 1 ...

AHS swimmers lose to Albany, 91-60

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ALBANY — Albany won nine of 12 events on its way to a 91-60 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league girls swim meet Monday at Albany High School. Brogan Monroe won the 200-yard individual medley and the 200-yard butterfly for Albany, while Maggie Carroll (200 freestyle), Olivia Hampson (50 ...

Decker competing for SUNY Cobleskill

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LANCASTER, Pa. — The SUNY Cobleskill women’s cross country team posted a score of 137 points to place fifth overall in a field of 12 teams at the 2018 North Eastern Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Lancaster Bible College at the school’s home cross country ...

Heartbreakers

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FONDA — It was an emotional, heartbreaking night for the Northville and Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls’ soccer teams. Playing in the Section II Class D semifinals on a cold, blustery night at John G. Boshart Field at Fonda-Fultonville High School, it took more than 100 minutes of ...

Twister Valley wraps up 2018 season with CNYMRA event

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FORT PLAIN — Twister Valley Sports Complex wrapped up its 2018 schedule Sunday as it hosted the final Central New York Motocross Racers Association event of the season. Two area riders picked up victories. Fort Plain’s Spencer Mang won the collegeboy class. Mang also was second in the ...

Dolgeville competes at Barnard Invitational

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BOONVILLE — The Dolgeville boys and girls cross country teams competed in the John Barnard Invitational on Saturday at Adirondack High School. The Dolgeville boys finished seventh in the team standings in the boys varsity 2 race. Rome Free Academy won the team title with 23 points, Beaver ...

Ryder, Nethaway playing for Sage

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges was slated to host a tri-match on Saturday at Kahl Gym, but Lehman College was unable to attend due to the weather. Sage and Plattsburgh State faced one another in a volleyball doubleheader instead. Plattsburgh took the first match, 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-10, ...

B-P graduate Opalka competes for Sage

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ALFRED — The Sage Colleges’ women’s and men’s cross country squads were in action on Saturday at the Empire 8 Championship hosted by Alfred University at Jericho Hills Field. Despite the terrible conditions, Sage’s women’s team managed a seventh place team finish. Utica College ...

Quay scores first goal for Morrisville

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MORRISVILLE – The Morrisville State women’s soccer team picked up a 5-0 North Eastern Athletic Conference win over SUNY Poly on Saturday. Galway graduate Justine Quay netted her first collegiate score for the Mustangs, who improved to 7-10-1 overall and 6-4 in NEAC play.

Hoosick Falls edges Johnstown in Class C final

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GLOVERSVILLE — Having rolled through the opposition this season, the Johnstown field hockey team looked to add to its accomplishments in the Section II Class C title game against Hoosick Falls on Sunday at Gloversville High School. Both teams came into the contest unbeaten and the Panthers ...