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Field of eight aspires to meet expectations in Hopeful

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Grade 1 Hopeful has a long history for launching great careers throughout its running at Saratoga Race Course. Since 1903, the winners list shows notables such as Regret, Man o’ War, Native Dancer, Nashua, and Foolish Pleasure in addition to Triple Crown winners ...

Ballston Spa tops Gloversville in tourney final

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GLOVERSVILLE — A fast start by the Ballston Spa Scotties proved to be too much for the Gloversville girls’ soccer team to recover from. The Scotties connected for a pair of goals in the first four minutes of the match en route to defeating the Lady Dragons 6-1 to take home the annual ...

Cross Country Roundup: Mayfield’s Relyea wins FFCS Invitational

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FONDA — Mayfield freshman Madison Relyea won the varsity girls race Saturday at the Fonda-Fultonville Invitational. Relyea finished the 3-mile course in a time of 19:10.90. Saranac’s Rachel Woodruff (19:23.60) was second, Schalmont’s Kerry Flower (19:53.94) was third, Schalmont’s ...

Dragons cruise past Falcons, 6-1

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GLOVERSVILLE — After suffering a loss in their league opener against Queensbury, the Gloversville boys soccer team went back to work in practice The Dragons put their practice to work Saturday against a solid Northville squad. The adjustments worked as the Dragons got a three-goal ...

Canajoharie football wins season opener

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GRANVILLE — Nick Suits rushed for 108 yards and two touchdowns to lead Canajoharie to a 41-0 victory over Granville in a Class D crossover game Saturday. Suits scored on runs of 29 and 55 yards for the Cougars. Nick Kocjan had three touchdown passes for Canajoharie, including two to Joe ...

FMCC men top Onondaga, 3-2

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s soccer team came out ready to play in its season opener against Onondaga Community College. The Raiders found themselves playing a lot of defense, but were able to find the back of the net three times in the contest.   Aiden ...

Dolgeville girls drop season opener

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WESTMORELAND — Natalya Scotellaro and Mary Muller scored to lead Westmoreland to a 2-1 victory over Dolgeville in a Center State Conference girls soccer contest Friday. Alexis Smith scored the lone goal for Dolgeville (0-1 overall).

H.S. Golf Roundup: Gloverville loses to Glens Falls

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GLOVERSVILLE — Drew Knapp finished with a 41 to lead Glens Falls to a 196-208 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council golf match Friday at Kingsboro Golf Club. Rece McClemons carded a 43 for the Indians, Sean Pettis posted a 52 and Sean Backus added a 60. Lane Daley finished with ...

Saratoga Roundup: Gun Runner wins Woodward Stakes at Saratoga

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Gun Runner, the 5 ¼-length Grade 1 Whitney winner went postward with a target on his back in the Grade 1, $750,000 Woodward presented by NYRA Bets. The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride accepted the challenge and, under rider Florent Geroux, answered by opening up through the ...

Gloversville falls to South Glens Falls

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GLOVERSVILLE — Big second-half plays by the South Glens Falls Bulldogs spoiled the season-opener for the Gloversville Huskies. The Huskies put together a strong second-quarter effort to cut South High’s lead to 7-6 at the half, but a 95-yard kickoff return to start the second half by the ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Patriots lose to Bulldogs in season opener

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots opened their 2017 football season with a Class B match-up against the Cobleskill-Richmondville Bulldogs Friday night. After a slow start the Bulldogs found their rhythm and stunned the Patriots by a score of 28-7. “Hats off to Cobleskill,” ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Gloversville tops Mayfield, 5-1

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GLOVERSVILLE — Angel Anderson finished with two goals and an assist to lead the Gloversville girls soccer team to a 5-1 victory over Mayfield in the opening round of the Gloversville Tournament on Friday at Husky Field. Taylor Mee and Sydney Loux each had a goal and an assist for ...

OESJ boys top Canajoharie, 2-0

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CANAJOHARIE — Jack Brundage and Braden Frederick scored to lift Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 2-0 victory over Canajoharie in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Friday. Elias Sanchez made six saves to post the shutout in goal for OESJ (2-0 overall, 2-0 WAC). Mack ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Johnstown defeats Queensbury

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Johnstown golfers defeat Queensbury JOHNSTOWN — Ethan Wager posted a 38 to lead Johnstown to a 166-188 victory over Queensbury in a Foothills Council golf match at Fox Run Golf Club on Friday. Jarred Brown and Jake Miller each carded a 42 for Johnstown (5-0 Foothills), while Colin ...

Holz leads Patriots in 10-1 rout of Rams

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth boys soccer team did not take long to put Monday’s loss to Schuylerville behind them. The Patriots came out on the attack, putting their first goal of the night into the back of the net just under two minutes into the game as they rolled to a 10-1 rout of ...

Johnstown shuts out Scotia-Glenville, 3-0

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JOHNSTOWN — Halfway through the first game of the season, the Johnstown field hockey team found itself trailing everywhere but the scoreboard. The Lady Bills were outshot 11-6 by Scotia-Glenville in the first half of Thursday’s Foothills Council game at Knox Field and the Tartans also ...

High school football season kicks off today

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CANAJOHARIE —When the 2017 high school football season kicks off this weekend, there will be a new look among the local teams. After playing together on the modified and junior varsity level the merger of a dozen players from Fort Plain into the Canajoharie varsity football lineup will come ...

Dolgeville opens with 46-19 victory

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SHERBURNE — The Dolgeville Blue Devils kicked off their season Thursday night with a dominating 46-19 victory over Sherburne-Earlville. Chase Doxtader opened the scoring with a 55-yard first-quarter touchdown run and finished the game with 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 15 ...

Mayfield volleyball sweeps Amsterdam

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MAYFIELD — Mikayla Myers finished with 14 digs, 11 service points, eight kills and two aces to lead Mayfield to a 3-0 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league volleyball match Thursday. The Lady Panthers won 25-20, 25-16 and 25-20. Emily Mormando posted 19 assists, 10 points, eight digs ...