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Mohawks top Albany in opener of East finals

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AMSTERDAM — Max Costes had a solo home run to help the Amsterdam Mohawks post an 8-4 victory over the Albany Dutchmen in the first game of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League East Division finals Friday. The Mohawks scored twice in the first, third and fourth innings on their way to ...

Concrete Rose wins Saratoga Oaks Invitational

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Concrete Rose handled the second leg of the Turf Triple in the same definitive fashion in which she captured the opening sequence in the Belmont Oaks Invitational last month, leading gate-to-wire before drawing away in the stretch for a 4 ¾-length victory in the first ...

Contentious field of Grade 1 winners assembled for Whitney

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Grade 1-winners McKinzie, Thunder Snow, Vino Rosso and Yoshida square off in a contentious renewal of the Grade 1, $1 million Whitney today at Saratoga Race Course. The 92nd running of the 1 1/8-mile Whitney, to be broadcast nationwide on NBC from 5-6 p.m., is a “Win ...

Mohawks advance to East Division title series

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks are heading back to the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League East Division championship game. Fueled by strong performances on the mound from Dylan Smith and David Harrison, the top-seeded Mohawks defeated Saugerties 6-4 at Rao Family Stadium at ...

King Zachary breaks nearly 91-year-old track record

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Thomas F. Conway’s King Zachary, under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, patiently stayed off the pace and took over in the final turn, posting his first victory in more than a year and setting a track record that stood for almost 91 years in the process in an 8 ...

Marylou Whitney Day slated at Saratoga

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. announced plans to honor the legacy of esteemed thoroughbred owner and breeder, celebrated philanthropist and National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame inductee Marylou Whitney, who died at the age of 93 on July 19. In tribute to ...

Petersen claims three wins at Royal

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CAROGA LAKE — Fonda’s Carter Petersen won three classes during Monster Energy Supercross competition. Petersen won five of his six motos on the night to claim wins in the 122-125 two-stroke, schoolboy and 122-250 amateur classes. Petersen was one of 12 area riders to post victories on ...

GETTING READY

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown football team hosted Gloversville and Amsterdam on Wednesday in a three-team summer camp at Knox Field in Johnstown.

Weather cancels Mohawks game

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GLENS FALLS — A late-afternoon rain storm caused the cancellation of Wednesday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest between the Amsterdam Mohawks and Glens Falls Dragons at East Field. It was scheduled to be the regular-season finale for both teams. Amsterdam (33-13 ...

Racing Around: Glen Ridge set to add to hall of fame

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August 18 is going to be a big night at the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. Not only is the rescheduled Vengeance on the schedule, but it is also the night of the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies at The Ridge. The Class of 2019 includes car owner and sponsor Bill Nelson, driver Butchie Irwin, ...

Special Relativity captures Shine Again victory

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — M and M Racing’s Special Relativity has found a comfort zone this meet at Saratoga Race Course, registering her second win of the month — and first career stakes win — in kicking away from 8-5 favorite Saguaro Row in the stretch to win the seventh running of the ...

GHS football to host free youth camp

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies football program will host a free youth football camp Monday, Wednesday and next Thursday at Little Huskies Field. The camp is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of the game of football. The camp, which is open to players in grade three ...

Women’s Open slated for Aug. 15

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VAIL MILLS — Holland Meadows Golf Course will host the 27th annual Broadalbin Women’s Open on Aug. 15. The event will begin with a shotgun start at noon. The tournament will use a four-woman scramble format. The field is limited to the first 36 teams of four signed up and paid in ...

Home runs power Mohawks past Saugerties

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AMSTERDAM — Having lost four of their last five games, the Amsterdam Mohawks headed into their regular-season home finale looking to build some momentum for the upcoming Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League playoffs. Amsterdam did just that, posting a 6-3 victory over Saugerties at Rao ...

SUMMER SUCCESS

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Broadalbin-Perth defeated Gloversville in the championship match of the Sacandaga Summer Volleyball League at Fulton-Montgomery Community College on Thursday. Gloversville went 12-0 to win pool A during the season, while B-P won pool B with a 10-2 record.

Mohawks’ Smith earns PGCBL honors

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During each week of the 2019 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season, the league office will recognize one position player and one pitcher as the League’s Player and Pitcher of the Week. The final weekly awards are given to two players from the East Division who had their best ...

Newest Raider

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Ethan Wager, a recent graduate from Johnstown High School, has committed to play golf at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Wager was one of the top golfers for the Sir Bills the past couple of seasons and has decided to continue his golf career at FMCC.

“We are very pleased to have ...

Saguaro Row seeks first stakes victory in $100K Shine Again

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Newtown Anner Stud and Mark Breen’s three-time winner Saguaro Row will look for her first stakes win as she takes on five other fillies and mares in Wednesday’s $100,000 Shine Again on the Saratoga Race Course main track. The seven-furlong sprint pays homage to ...

Lovelass places 36th at junior amateur

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HAMILTON — Galway’s Ryan Lovelass finished 36th at the 78th annual New York State Junior Amateur golf tournament. The tournament took place July 23 and 24 at Seven Oaks Golf Club. Lovelass posted an 81 in the first round and an 76 in the second round to finish 13-over par. Luke ...