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Track & Field Roundup: Galway boys place second at sectionals

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FONDA — Galway finished second in the boys team standings at the Section II Group 5 Track and Field Championships at Fonda-Fultonville Central School on Tuesday. Maple Hill won the boys team title with 149 points, while Galway was second with 74.5 points. Lake George (65 points) was third, ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Fort Plain advances to semifinals

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FORT PLAIN — Michaela Stockwell went 4-for-5 with two singles, a double and triple and two RBIs to lead fourth-seeded Fort Plain to a 23-1 victory over fifth-seeded New Lebanon in a Section II Class D softball tournament quarterfinal game. The Lady Hilltoppers finished with 22 ...

Dolgeville baseball wins playoff opener

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BEAVER FALLS — Riley Nagle was 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored to lift 12th-seeded Dolgeville to a 5-3 victory over fifth-seeded Beaver River in the opening round of the Section III Class C baseball tournament. Jacob Farquhar had a single, double and an RBI for the ...

JHS boys lacrosse loses in quarterfinals

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AVERILL PARK — Liam Gelder finished with five goals to lead fourth-seeded Averill Park to a 16-9 victory over Johnstown in a Section II Class C boys lacrosse quarterfinal game Tuesday. Brad Kenneally had three goals and an assist for the Warriors, while Will Fleming and Oliver Clayton each ...

Sagan records ace at Nick Stoner

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CAROGA LAKE — Dave Sagan of Johnstown posted his first career hole-in-one Tuesday at Nick Stoner Golf Course. Sagan used a 9-iron to ace the 17-yard 11th hole. He was playing with Matt Cooper, Rick Sturgess, Ray Pecunis and Zack Smith.

Johnstown to host senior athlete banquet

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FONDA — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host its 10th annual senior athlete banquet June 5 at 6 p.m. at the Winner’s Circle. Bob Wager will be the guest speaker. Wager is a 1988 Johnstown High School graduate, a three-sport captain in football, swim and ...

Fort Plain to face Fort Ann for Class D title

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FORT PLAIN – Joe Bruno Stadium has been referred to as a second home for the Fort Plain Hilltoppers baseball team. The top-seeded Hilltoppers (16-2) will head home for a rematch of the epic 2016 Section II Class D final with No. 2 Fort Ann (15-2) as they look to lock up an 11th and ...

Lady Bills fall short in semis

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SCHUYLERVILLE — Amy Moreau finished with nine goals and three assists to power top-seeded Schuylerville to a 22-4 victory over fourth-seeded Johnstown in a Section II Class D girls lacrosse semifinal game Monday at Schuylerville High School. The Black Horses led 11-4 at halftime and ...

Dolgeville baseball loses to Hamilton

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HAMILTON — Hamilton scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning to earn a 5-4 victory over Dolgeville in a Center State Conference baseball game Friday. Mike Kelly had two singles and an RBI for Hamilton, while Sam Campbell, Matt McGaugh and Mark Dunckel each had a single and an ...

Barone posts ace at Amsterdam Muni

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AMSTERDAM — Ron Barone recorded a hole-in-one at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. Barone used a 9-iron to ace the 120-yard 16th hole. He was playing with R.J. Barone and Jim Russo Jr.

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 ...

Caroga Creek to host racing Saturday

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EPHRATAH — Two 2017 racing events are in the Caroga Creek Speedway record books and owner/promoter Todd Moran continues to fine tune the racing program of which will include a time change for this Saturday’s event. Effective this Saturday, the gates to the speedway will open at 2 p.m. ...

FMCC’s Hampton named to all-conference softball team

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JOHNSTOWN — Julie Hampton of the Fulton-Montgomery Community College softball team was named to the 2017 Mountain Valley Conference team as one of three outfielders. Hampton, a Mayfield graduate, received a coach’s award this season and was a big part of the lineup. Hampton finished ...

Dolgeville seeded 12th in Class C tournament

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DOLGEVILLE — The Dolgeville baseball team earned a first-round bye as it received the 12th seed in the Section III Class C postseason tournament. The Blue Devils (10-6) will travel to play No. 5 Beaver River Tuesday, with the winner advancing to the quarterfinal round on Thursday to play ...

Sir Bills’ run ends in Class B semifinals

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GLOVERSVILLE — Having been no-hit over the first six innings, the Johnstown baseball team finally got its bats going in the seventh inning of Saturday’s Section II Class B semifinal game against Saratoga Central Catholic at Husky Field. However, the 12th-seeded Sir Bills weren’t able to ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Fort Plain to face Fort Ann for title

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GLENS FALLS — Defending Section II and state Class D champion Fort Plain punched its ticket to this year's title game with a dominating 18-2 victory over Germantown in a Section II Class D semifinal game at East Field. The top-seeded Hilltoppers pounded out 16 hits on their way to a ...

Former FM coach Fabiano to be honored

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ALBANY — Former Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s basketball coach, Jerry Fabiano will be inducted into the Upstate New York Basketball Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place today at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. Fabiano coached at FMCC for 20 years, from 1964 ...

Athletes compete at Eddy Meet

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SCHENECTADY — Several area track and field athletes turned in strong showings Saturday at the William F. Eddy Invitational at Schenectady High School. In the boys meet, Uniondale claimed the team title with 47 points. Shaker (43 points) was second and Albany (35) was third. Amsterdam was ...

Friesen prevails at Fonda Speedway

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FONDA — Stewart Friesen claimed the win in the 30-lap modified feature Saturday at Fonda Speedway. Ronnie Johnson was second, Tim Fuller was third, Danny Varin was fourth and Josh Hohenforst was fifth. Rounding out the modified top-10 were Jeremy Wilder, Bobby Varin, Matt DeLorenzo, Scott ...