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YMCA to offer youth floor hockey

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA will host its youth indoor floor hockey program, beginning Feb. 24. For over 30 years, area youths have joined coach Husky for drills, skills and games. The programs are run Saturdays for 5-and-6-year-olds from 9 to 9:45 a.m., 7-to-9-year-old from 10 to ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Wells rolls past Indian Lake

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INDIAN LAKE — The Wells Indians jumped out to a 22-6 first-quarter lead and never looked back as they defeated Indian Lake-Long Lake 79-32 in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference competition Thursday night at Wells Central School. Justin Foster led 10 scorers for Wells with 27 points. ...

FMCC women win, men lose at Herkimer

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HERKIMER — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College basketball teams split with Herkimer College in Mountain Valley Conference action Thursday at Herkimer. The Lady Raiders defeated Herkimer CCC 78-54, while the Generals toppled the FM men, 80-72. McKiea Weekes led the FMCC women with her ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Amsterdam second at Foothills tourney

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FORT EDWARD — The Amsterdam Rams bowling team came up just 45 pins short of defeating South Glens Falls for the league championship at the Foothill Council tournament Thursday at Broadway Lanes. The Rams posted a six-game total of 6,586, while South High amassed a total of 6,631 to win the ...

Area wrestlers ready for state qualifier

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GLENS FALLS — After qualifying at last weekend’s class tournaments, several area wrestlers earned top-four seeds for Saturday’s Section II Tournament at the Cool Insuring Arena. Amsterdam had 10 wrestlers qualify for Saturday’s Section II Division I (large school) tournament by virtue ...

KOBUSKIE HONORED

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GLOVERSVILLE — Long-time Gloversville High School varsity basketball coach John “Jack” Kobuskie was inducted into the Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday at the Gloversville High School Gymnasium. Kobuskie, a Gloversville native, was a three-sport star at ...

Winter weather wipes out local slate

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Wednesday’s winter weather wiped out all area athletic contests. The Canajoharie at Mayfield girls basketball game was moved to today at 7 p.m., while the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls basketball team had its game at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons moved to today at 7 p.m. The Wells ...

Dragons turn back Sir Bills, 70-64

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GLOVERSVILLE — Coming off a disappointing showing Saturday against Schuylerville, the Johnstown Sir Bills were looking to get back on track Tuesday night against inter-city rival Gloversville. The Sir Bills stayed within striking distance the whole game but when the Dragons needed a big ...

Pritchard nets 35 in Lady Rams win

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Lady Rams picked up a 69-57 non-league victory over Schenectady Tuesday night at Amsterdam High School. Guilianna Pritchard led the Lady Rams with 35 points, while Jackie Stanavich finished with 10 points, including a 6-for-6 effort from the free-throw ...

Dolgeville falls in sectional opening round

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DOLGEVILLE — The season came to an end for the Dolgeville volleyball team in the opening round of the Section III, Class C tournament Tuesday at Dolgeville High School. The 11th seeded Beaver River Beavers upset sixth-seeded Dolgeville 3-0 on game scores of 25-19, 30-28 and 25-22 to advance ...

Gloversville-Mayfield, Amsterdam swimmers fall in non-league meets

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ALBANY — Brandon Becker, Danny Helou and John Fancher scored individual victories for Gloversville-Mayfield Tuesday as the Sea Dragons fell to Albany Academy, 97.5-86.5. Becker picked up the victory in the 200-yard freesyle with his time of 2:01.09, while Helou touched the wall first in the ...

Parslow scores 20 in Sage victory

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ABANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s basketball team trailed 41-33 at the half and came back to beat Utica College 75-67 on Tuesday night in Empire 8 play. Sage collected the win to improve to 15-6 overall and 9-3 in the league, while Utica drops to 8-13 overall and 4-8 in the ...

GHS grad Dukes nets 11 in Sage loss

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ men’s basketball team hosted the Pioneers of Utica College on Tuesday evening in an Empire 8 league match-up. Elmira used a strong second half performance to earn the 79-69 win over the Gators. With the win, Utica is now 12-9 overall and 7-5 in the Empire 8, ...

Local athletes earn Empire 8 honors

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The Empire 8 Athletic Conference announced its President’s List for the Fall 2017 semester, and more than 796 student-athletes from the league’s nine full-time members and 14 affiliate institutions were recognized for their contributions on the field and their excellence in the ...

Suspect in NFL player death charged

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local): 9 a.m. Prosecutors have charged an immigrant who was living illegally in Indiana in a drunken-driving crash that killed ...

Lady Dragons run Foothills win streak to 12

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JOHNSTOWN — With both team riding win streaks, Gloversville and Johnstown squared off in a Foothills Council girls basketball game Monday night at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. It took a while for both teams to adjust to the expansive gym at FMCC, but the Lady Dragons made the right ...

Hilltoppers top Stamford for 50-35 non-league win

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers picked up a non-league victory Monday defeating Stamford 50-35 at the Harry Hoag Elementary School. The Hilltoppers got a 28-point performance from Jaxson Yacowenia in the victory, while Jacob Hisert hit for 12 points and Dayton Handy chipped in with ...

FMCC bowlers place 10th at tourney

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SCHENECTADY — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College bowling team competed Saturday at the Boulevard Bowl Collegiate Classic. The Raiders finished 10th out of 21 teams.  A mixed team of males and females was used for the tournament and competed against only males. “We are still ...

Dolgeville fourth at Class D tourney

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COOPERSTOWN – The Dolgeville/Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville wrestling team placed fourth at the Section III Class D Tournament on Saturday at Cooperstown High School. Sherburne-Earlville won the team title with 156.5 points, while Beaver River was second with 152 points. Onondaga ...