Sports In Brief

Midnighters league practice scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — The Midnighters bowling league will hold a free practice night Sept. 12 at Perry Lanes with the regular season starting the following week. The league is a 5-person per team, 27 week league with hi-lo’s and a roll-off. Anyone interested in joining the league are asked to ...

Practice scheduled for Saturday Nite Strikers

GLOVERSVILLE— The Saturday Nite Strikers will hold a practice session and league sign-up Aug. 26 at 6:20 p.m. at Starlite Lanes. The first week of league competition will be Sept. 9.

McGuire records ace at Amsterdam Muni

AMSTERDAM — Kevin McGuire recorded a hole-in-one during the Swing Fore Kids Tournament at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. McGuire used a pitching wedge to ace the 110-yard fourth hole. His shot was witnessed by Barney LaGrecca, Mike Smith, Ed Niski, Ron Barone, JP Barone, Frank Riley ...

Empey posts ace at Fox Run

JOHNSTOWN — Derek Empey, formerly of Johnstown, recently recorded a hole-in-one at Fox Run Golf Club. He used a 50-degree wedge to ace the fifth hole.

Pedrick registers ace at Fox Run

JOHNSTOWN — Nelson Pedrick recently recorded a hole-in-one at Fox Run Golf Club. Pedrick used a 9-iron to ace the fifth hole. His shot was witnessed by Debbie Pedrick, Gail Dougherty and Pete Dougherty.

Three golfers shoot age at Amsterdam Muni

AMSTERDAM — Three golfers recently shot their age at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. Chuck Kuiber (79), Tony Diaute (87) and Bob Donohue (82) all recently carded their ages.

GHS announces fall practice schedule

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District recently announced the beginning of fall practice. All varsity and junior varsity sports will begin practice Monday. Varsity and JV football will begin practice at 7:45 a.m. at Park Terrace Elementary School. The varsity and JV ...

JHS announces fall practice schedules

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has announced the starting dates and times for its fall sports programs. The varsity and junior varsity football teams will practice Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Knox Field. The boys varsity and JV soccer teams will practice Monday from 8 to ...

Northville teams to begin practice

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District has announced the starting dates and times for its fall sports programs. All varsity teams will begin practice Monday. The Northville-Mayfield golf team will practice at 8 a.m. at Sacandaga Golf Club. The girls varsity and junior ...

Fort Plain sets fall athletic schedules

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Central School District has announced the starting dates and times for its fall sports programs. All varsity teams will begin practice Monday. The golf team will practice at 9 a.m. at Canajoharie Country Club, while the varsity and junior varsity volleyball ...

Tennis tournament set for Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — To celebrate the newly-resurfaced tennis courts at Darling Field, the Gloversville Open Tennis Tournament will take place Sunday at 9 a.m. The tournament will feature open singles, women’s doubles and men’s doubles divisions. To sign up for the tournament, visit the ...

AGSA schedules softball skills clinic

AMSTERDAM —  The Amsterdam Girls Softball Association will host a skills clinic for girls of all ages at Shuttleworth Park the week of Aug. 13. Hitting, fielding, position play and base running will be featured. There will be sessions on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. ...

Racing hall set to host book signing

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Author Greg Veitch and his father, author Michael Veitch, will be speaking about their books and signing copies at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame on Monday at 7 p.m. The event is free to attend and books will be available for purchase. Greg Veitch, the ...

Byrnes records ace at Holland Meadows

JOHNSTOWN — Rick Byrnes recorded a hole-in-one at Holland Meadows Golf Course on Tuesday. Byrnes used a 9-iron to ace the 110-yard, par-3 17th hole. It was witnessed by Danny Gatto.

Busch posts ace at Nick Stoner

CAROGA LAKE — Bruce Busch of Caroga Lake recently recorded his first career hole-in-one at Nick Stoner Golf Course. He used a 7-iron to ace the 170-yard, par-3 11th hole. Busch was playing with Matt Hillock, Dave Kruger and Jim Brockhum.

Gloversville to host sports physicals

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District athletic department has rescheduled fall sport physicals for grades seven to nine for Aug. 10 at Gloversville High School at 8 a.m.

Area Aces

Vincent records ace at Fox Run JOHNSTOWN — Todd Vincent of Johnstown recently recorded a hole-in-one at Fox Run Golf Club. Vincent aced the 289-yard, par-4 fourth hole. it was the first ace on that hole in recent memory. It was witnessed by Jay Hillabrant, Steve Mraz and Ryan ...

Johnstown to host make-up physicals

JOHNSTOWN – The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will offer make-up physicals Aug. 9 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Jansen Avenue Elementary School. Those who are participating in athletics and need a physical should attend. School physician Dr. Solby and Johnstown High ...

Gloversville to host sports physicals

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District athletic department will host fall sport physicals for grades seven to nine on Aug. 9 at Gloversville High School at 9 a.m.

Fort Plain to host sports physicals

FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain Central Cchool will host pre-screening for summer sports physicals Aug. 8 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The pre-screening consists of height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, standard urine sample for kidney function and a health history. the pre-physical screening must be ...