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READY FOR REGIONALS

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Captain Hannah Coupas accepts the Section II Class D championship plaque from Northville coach Doug Hammons after the postgame ceremonies Wednesday at Lansingburgh High School. The Lady Falcons won their first sectional championship since 2011 to advance to the quarterfinal round of the New ...

PLAYING FOR A TITLE

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Broadalbin-Perth’s Sydney Rogers, left, and Cassy Bown (5) look to block as shot by Holy Names’ Cece Myers (53) as Holy Names’ Kelsey Neff backs the play up during Wednesday’s Section II Class B semifinal match. The second-seeded Lady Patriots will face top-seeded Hudson Falls ...

Jets damage Bills’ AFC East standing, 34-21

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Matt Forte ran for two touchdowns four days after complaining the Jets didn’t run the ball enough, and an overwhelming defense sacked Tyrod Taylor seven times Thursday night in New York’s 34-21 demolition of the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo (5-3) came in having ...

YMCA set to host basketball program

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA will host a basketball program for boys and girls for ages 7 to 9 years old. Players will work on their basketball skills through various drills and positive competition with their peers. The league promotes sportsmanship, teamwork, individual improvement ...

Fort Plain schedules 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 Nov. 9 at 7 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 attend this ...

Royal Mountain set to host open house

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CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its annual open house Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The open house will feature discounted day passes and season passes. Trailblaiser and Royal Mountain Ski School information and registration will also be available. Once again this season, Royal ...

Northville claims Class D crown

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LANSINGBURGH — After a two-hour bus trip home, the day was not over for the Northville girls soccer team. When the Lady Falcons arrived home they were greeted by fans as their bus was led through the village streets with a firetruck-led parade in celebration of their 3-1 victory over Fort ...

Memorable night for Lady Patriots

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VOORHEESVILLE — It was a memorable night for the Broadalbin-Perth volleyball team. Playing Holy Names in the Section II Class B semifinals at Voorheesville High School, the Lady Patriots earned a spot in the championship match in the process, B-P coach Mike Calvello earned his 400th career ...

Johnstown to host alumni hoop games

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School class of 2019 will host alumni basketball games Nov. 22 in the FMCC gymnasium. The girls will play at 5:30 p.m., and the boys will play right after. The game will feature former Sir Bill and Lady Bill players competing against one another in an evening ...

Fort Plain baseball to host fundraiser

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain baseball program will host a car wash/bottle drive fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fort Plain bus garage. All proceeds will benefit the baseball program.

Area swimmers ready for sectional meet

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CLIFTON PARK — Several area competitors will be among those competing this week in the Section II Girls Swimming and Diving Championships. The three-day event will take place at Shenendehowa High School. The meet begins today with the 1-meter diving competition, which is set to begin at 4 ...

Practice schedules slated for Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity will practice at Warren Street Elementary School on Monday from 4 to 6:30 p.m., while the junior varsity basketball teams will practice from 5:30 ...

Lady Falcons set to play for Class D crown

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville girls’ soccer team is headed back to the Section II Class D championship game for the first time since winning the title in 2011. That year they rode the victory all the way to the state championship match before falling to Section VII champion Chazy. Before ...

Midnight madness

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The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted their fourth annual Midnight Madness event Thursday at the Raiders Den. The main event consisted in a friendly basketball game against the FM Faculty Dream Team vs. the men's and women's basketball teams. ...

Hales Mills to remain open in November

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JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will remain open weather permitting for the month of November.        Golfers should call ahead for frost delays. The clubhouse will be open Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.   

Fort Plain baseball to host fundraiser

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain baseball program will host a car wash/bottle drive fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fort Plain bus garage. All proceeds will benefit the baseball program.

Little Hustlers to begin in December

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Sir Bills will offer youth basketball program for all boys in grades four through six within the Greater Johnstown School District. Each grade will be formed into teams and compete in the Little Hustlers basketball league. The league is comprised of teams from the ...

FMCC falls to Jamestown in Region 3 volleyball semifinals

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JAMESTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s volleyball team fell to the undefeated and top-seeded Jamestown Community College Jayhawks in the Region 3 volleyball semi-finals Sunday at Jamestown Community College. Jamestown swept the best-of-5 match 25-14, 25-14 and ...

Lady Raiders earn Region 3 honors

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The 2017 all-Region 3 volleyball teams were announced on Thursday. Bri Eagan was named to the first team, Gabrielle Smith was named to the second team and Megan Ryder was named to the third-team all-region. All three players have been a huge reason why FMCC volleyball has been so successful ...