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Pine Tree Rifle Club hosts DelSavio 100

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JOHNSTOWN — Nine members of the Pine Tree Rifle Club participated in the first-ever DelSavio 100 centerfire rifle match May 16. The DelSavio 100 Match was named in honor of club member, John DelSavio, who has been instrumental in reviving centerfire rifle competition at the club over the ...

Gold Medalist

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Having last competed in January in Chicago where he won the American Karate Association Karate Championships, Sheldon Howard returned to the competitive arena in New York City on April 23. Howard had taken a few months off from competing to allow for a hand injury to heal. It did not prevent ...

State Champion

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Fort Plain’s Harold Robbins won the pro eliminator class at the NHRA New York State Championships at Lebanon Valley Dragway last Sunday in West Lebanon. Robbins and his father, Brooks, compete as Robbins and Son Racing.

Racing Returns to Royal

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CAROGA LAKE — The 35th season of motocross racing at Royal Mountain Ski Area kicks off a two-day Monster Motocross event today and Sunday. Sign-up for both days of racing is 7 to 9 a.m. Practice will start at 8:30 a.m. on both days with racing at 11 a.m. Classes range from 50cc 4-6 years old ...

Award Winners

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown USBC Women’s Bowling Association hosted its annual city banquet Thursday at Perry Lanes in Johnstown. Plaques and money were awarded to the winners of the city tournament. Money and plaques that were not able to be picked up Thursday may be claimed at the ...

Dolgeville boys third at sectionals

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SAUQUOIT — The Dolgeville boys track and field team placed third at the Section III Class C1 Championships on Friday at Sauquoit Valley High School. Tully won the boys team title with 161.25 points, while host Sauquoit Valley was second with 122 points. Dolgeville was third with 63.75 ...

Dolgeville baseball loses in quarterfinals

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CLAYTON — Noah Ingerson finished 2-for-2 with two runs scored to help fourth-seeded Thousand Islands post a 6-4 victory over 12th-seeded Dolgeville in the quarterfinals of the Section III Class C baseball tournament Friday. Dolgeville scored twice in its first at-bat only to have Thousand ...

White records ace at Kingsboro G.C.

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GLOVERSVILLE — Jason White of Gloversville recently recorded a hole-in-one at Kingsboro Golf Club. White used a pitching wedge to ace the eighth hole. The shot was witnessed by Jennifer White, Mark LeFever and Chris LeFever.

Noonan posts ace at Amsterdam Muni

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AMSTERDAM — Dan Noonan recently recorded a hole-in-one at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. He used an 8-iron to ace the 150-yard fourth hole. Noonan was playing with J.P. Barone, Mark Centi and Mike DelCostello.

Fonda-Fultonville to host baseball camp

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FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville baseball coach Rick Palumbo will host his 12th annual summer baseball camp July 10 to 14 at Fonda-Fultonville Little League Park. The camp, which will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will have baseball stations with an emphasis on throwing, catching and ...

Hales Mills to host glow ball event

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JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its annual glow ball tournament June 23. The tournament will be played as a nine-hole, four-person scramble. The entry fee is $50 per person for non-members and $40 per person for members. Registration will open at 7 p.m. and dinner will ...

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 9 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 ...

Canajoharie boys win Group 4 meet

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FONDA —The Canajoharie boys took home top honors at the Section II Group 4 track and field championships Thursday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Cougars easily outdistanced runner-up Rennsselaer 112-72, while Fonda-Fultonville placed sixth with 40.5 points and Mayfield-Northville ...

Castelluccio, Rhodes lead FFCS girls to second place finish

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FONDA — Brittany Castelluccio and Emma Rhodes recorded two wins apiece as Fonda-Fultonville finished second to Greenwich in the girls’ team standings, 95-76.5, at the Section II Group 4 track and field championship Thursday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Canajoharie placed fourth in ...

Monster Motocross at Royal Mountain

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CAROGA LAKE — The 35th season of motocross racing at Royal Mountain Ski Area kicks off a two-day Monster Motocross event Saturday and Sunday. Sign-up for both days of racing is 7 to 9 a.m. Practice will start at 8:30 a.m. on both days with racing at 11 a.m. Classes range from 50cc 4-6 ...

Fort Plain loses in semifinals

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MOREAU — Jessica Vidal had a single, double and a triple to power top-seeded Salem to a 12-3 victory over Fort Plain in a Section II Class D softball semifinal game at Moreau Rec on Wednesday. Vidal also finished with three RBIs and three runs scored for the Generals, who will make their ...

Area players earn all-state honors

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Several area girls basketball players were among those named to the recently announced New York State Sportswriters Association all-state teams. Amsterdam senior Nina Fedullo was named third-team all-state in Class A for the second straight year, while Amsterdam junior Guiliana Pritchard was ...

Racing Around: Sprint cars make visit to Fonda

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It’s Memorial Day weekend and for local race fans, that traditionally means sprint cars. And this year is no exception. The Patriot Sprint Tour will make a two-day trip through the area, stopping first at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Friday night before heading to Fonda Speedway on ...

Hilltoppers come up short in title game

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TROY — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers’ quest for a second straight Section II Class D championship came to an end Tuesday at the hands of the Fort Ann Cardinals. The second-seeded Cardinals used a strong slugging and pitching combination to defeat top-seeded Fort Plain, 7-1 to claim the Class ...