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DOLGEVILLE — In this most unusual of years, it was almost fitting that the first Section II high school athletic competition since March took place in Section III. With no golf course in St. Johnsville, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville plays its home matches in Herkimer County, which is on ...

TIME TO TEE OFF

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The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys and girls golf teams are scheduled to host Fort Plain today in a Western Athletic Conference match at Hopson Hills Golf Course in Dolgeville. The match is the first scheduled match of the revised fall high school sports schedule.

FALL SPORTS … FINALLY

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The first day of practice took place Monday for select fall high school sports in the Foothills Council and Western Athletic Conference. Golf and cross country teams were among those getting under way.

Perrego claims Montgomery County Open victory

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FONDA — The engines fired up at Fonda Speedway for the final time this season and a quartet of drivers found their way to Victory Lane for the first time. Anthony Perrego got to the front early and maneuvered his way through lapped traffic to win the 35-lap, $3,500-to-win for the Montgomery ...

Williams wins at FMCC Invitational

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TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College hosted the Raider Classic Cross-Country meet on Saturday. The meet included teams from Mohawk Valley, Broome, Tompkins Cortland, Finger Lakes, Corning, Jamestown and host FMCC with the women competing over a 5K course, while the men ...

Meher rolls 300 game at Arterial

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GLOVERSVILLE — Hunter Meher rolled a 300 game during Premier Scratch league action Friday night at Arterial Lanes. Meher finished the night with a 676 triple.

GLEN RIDGE CHAMPIONS

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Glen Ridge Motorsports Park in Fultonville wrapped up its season last Sunday. The track crowned its champions in the mini stock dual-cam, mini stock single-cam, junior slingshots, all-star slingshots and street stocks. The 602 crate sportsman, limited sportsman and pro stock track titles ...

RAIDERS AT HOME

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The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams will host the Raider Classic on the FMCC campus Saturday. No spectators are allowed at the meet due to coronavirus restrictions.

Foothills, WAC to offer ‘low’ risk sports this fall

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Due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foothills Council joined the Western Athletic Conference with its decision to postpone its “moderate” risk fall sports season. Boys’ and girls’ soccer, field hockey and girls swimming and diving were slated to start practice ...

Royal Mountain wraps up supercross season

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CAROGA LAKE — A field of 151 riders was in attendance for the final night of Monster Energy Supercross competition Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Several area riders closed out their seasons with wins in their respective classes. Johnstown’s Hayden Zelich, Fonda’s Charles Rose, ...

Fulton Montgomery Chamber awards scholarships to students

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GLOVERSVILLE — Four seniors from local high schools were awarded $1,000 each in scholarship money by the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce in August. Winners include Kylee Rickard of Canajoharie High School; Amanda Clifford of Fonda -Fultonville High School; Marcus Johnson of ...

Moldt records ace at Holland Meadows

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GLOVERSVILLE — Bryan Moldt connected for a hole-in-one Sunday at Holland Meadows Golf Course. Moldt used an 8-iron to ace the 130 yard eighth hole. The event was witnessed by Devyn Moldt, Jose Chaverri and Mark Yacano.

Allery picks up three wins at Caroga Creek RacePark

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By Toby LaGrange Caroga Creek RacePark EPHRATAH — Caroga Creek RacePark roared back into action this weekend with a pair of events. The first, on Friday night September 11th was the second round of the WCRS and NEPRO Series. The second was the weekly program held on Saturday afternoon. ...

Buff wins finalé at The Ridge

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FULTONVILLE — Last week, Andrew Buff shared the 602 crate sportsman track title with Travis Green at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. This week, Buff closed out the season by winning the 50-lap, $1,500-to-win feature Sunday as Glen Ridge wrapped up the 2020 season. Other winners included Beau ...

Raiders compete in cross-country meet

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DRYDEN — The 2020 Fulton-Montgomery Community College cross-country season kicked off on Saturday. The Raiders traveled to Tompkins Cortland Community College to take part in the TC Panthers Invitational. Runners from six schools competed in the 5K and only one team was on the course at a ...

Fonda Speedway set to host season finale

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By Ron Szczerba  Fonda Speedway FONDA — The curtain will come down on the 2020 season at the Fonda Speedway on Sunday, September 13, putting a period on a shortened campaign at the Track of Champions. After finishing up the point season on Aug. 15, one final event takes place on Sunday ...

BACK TO SCHOOL BASEBALL

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The Fort Plain Hilltoppers baseball program hosted a “Back to School Baseball Camp” from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 at the Little League Park in Fort Plain. The camp was directed by Fort Plain varsity baseball coach Craig Phillips.

Ware, Burchhardt earn top CDSWOY honors

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ALBANY — Morgan Burchhardt, a senior from The College of Saint Rose, and Lydia Ware, a senior from Averill Park High School, recently received Grand honors at the Capital District Sports Women of the Year Awards Event held at The Desmond Hotel Albany. Burchhardt was named the Grand ...

Several area riders claim Royal point titles

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CAROGA LAKE — The points chase for Monster Energy Supercross titles came to an end Sept. 2 and awards were handed out Wednesday as part of Rider Appreciation Night at Royal Mountain Ski Area. A total of 13 area riders collected track titles in their respective classes. Johnstown’s ...