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Saturday’s cancelled card to be run today at the Spa

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Peter Brant and Stud Vendaval’s Grade 1-winner Wow Cat headlines a talented eight-horse field for today’s Grade 3, $200,000 Shuvee at Saratoga Race Course. In addition to the Shuvee, today’s 13-race Saratoga offering will include the entirety of Saturday’s card, ...

Pine Tree Rifle Club hosts events

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JOHNSTOWN — Centerfire competition took center stage as Pine Tree Rifle Club hosts the Rifleman’s Challenge on May 11. A total of 16 competitors registered and three walked away with medals in this sporter class event. The top three competitors were Wayne VanDetta (champion/120 ...

Glen Ridge cancels tonight’s race card

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FULTONVILLE — Due to heat warnings and the threat of severe thunderstorms, Glen Ridge Motorsports Park has cancelled its race program for tonight. Racing will return July 28 with the featured 55-lap, $1,000-to-win “Hoosier Daddy? 2” 602 Regional Championship, plus the CRSA Sprint cars ...

Rain halts racing at Fonda Speedway

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FONDA — A late-afternoon thunderstorm forced the cancellation of racing Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Rain checks from Saturday evening are good for the week of your choice for the remainder of the point season, which ends on Aug. 10. Next Saturday the CRSA Sprint cars will join a ...

Sports physicals slated at Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will be offering sports physicals to all athletes on Monday at 8:30 a.m. in the high school nurse's office. All athletes that have an interest in participating in a sport during the upcoming school year must have a physical. Athletes ...

Mohawks cruise to win over Dragons

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AMSTERDAM — Powered by a nine-run first inning to back up starting pitcher Dale Stanavich, the Amsterdam Mohawks cruised to a 14-1 victory over the Glens Falls Dragons Friday night at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. Michael Turconi led the Mohawks (28-8) with a triple, double and ...

Big night for area riders at Royal Mountain

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CAROGA LAKE — Several area riders were among the winners on Thursday as Royal Mountain Ski Area hosted its Monster Energy Supercross event. Originally slated for Wednesday, wet weather pushed the racing card to Thursday. Fonda’s Carter Petersen, Johnstown’s Brandon Handy, ...

Walmart helps Johnstown fundraising efforts

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JOHNSTOWN —The Johnstown Purple and Gold Booster Club got another big boost in its fundraising efforts for the Johnstown Sir Bills and Lady Bills sports programs. Gloversville Walmart Supercenter No. 1806 store manager Justin Orlando presented Walmart employee and three-sport Johnstown ...

Mohawks rally for win over Utica, 8-5

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AMSTERDAM — Johnny Decker was 3-for-3 with an RBI to help Amsterdam post an 8-5 victory over Utica in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Thursday at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. Mitch Hartigan had two singles and scored a run for the Mohawks, while Geordon Blanton ...

My Italian Rabbi wins Stillwater Stakes

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Gold Square’s My Italian Rabbi won a stretch-long duel with post-time favorite Fierce Lady to capture Thursday’s $100,000 Stillwater, a six-furlong sprint for New York-bred juvenile fillies at Saratoga Race Course. Breaking from post 5 at odds of 8-1 with Luis Saez ...

Sky of Hook wins Rick Violette Stakes

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — E.V. Racing Stable’s Sky of Hook handled the sloppy and sealed track during a driving rainstorm, running down Listentoyourheart in the final stride to win the $100,000 Rick Violette Stakes by a nose in the opener of Wednesday’s card at Saratoga Race ...

Gonzalez honored by NABC

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Wednesday the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts ...

Winter Sunset looks to renew family tradition in Lake George

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Coffeepot Stables and Phillips Racing Partnership’s Winter Sunset will look to notch her first graded stakes win after multiple competitive efforts, heading the Grade 3, $200,000 Lake George over the inner turf on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. The Wayne ...

Racing Around: Bennett, Myrusky to be honored

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It doesn’t seem that long ago that while walking home from Estee Middle School I always seemed to make a slight detour off Main Street. The trip took me behind a laundromat between Second and Third Avenues to a garage behind it to peer in through the garage door windows just to check on the ...

Mohawks washed out by wet weather

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SAUGERTIES — The Amsterdam Mohawks had their Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League doubleheader at Saugerties postponed by wet weather Wednesday. The first game of the doubleheader will be made up as part of a doubleheader in Amsterdam on July 24, while the second game will be made up as ...

Supercross at Royal postponed by weather

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CAROGA LAKE — Wet weather forced the postponement of Wednesday’s Monster Energy Supercross event at Royal Mountain Ski Area, The race was rescheduled for today. Sign-ups will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. each day with practice beginning immediately after. Racing is slated to begin at 8 ...

PGCBL All-Star Game ends in tie

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SAUGERTIES — The West Division All-Stars rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to force a 5-5 draw in the 2019 PGCBL All-Star Game in Saugerties. The All-Star Game was hosted by the Saugerties Stallions at Cantine Field. The West Division started the game with a ...

Stewart’s Shops contribute to Johnstown athletics

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JOHNSTOWN — With just over a month before teams take to the fields for the first day of fall sports practices, the Johnstown Purple and Gold Booster Club got a big boost. Stewart’s Shops, which has three stores in Johnstown, presented a $10,000 donation to the organization in a ceremony ...