Community Sports

Women in Racing exhibition opens Saturday in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s newest exhibition, Women in Racing, opens to the public Saturday. The Museum acknowledges the support of the Edward P. Evans Foundation in underwriting this special exhibit, which details the role women have played in ...

Annual hillclimb Sunday at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — The 35th annual Monster motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile hillclimb will take place Sunday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. All hillclimbers must be signed in by 10 a.m. with hillclimbing at 11 a.m. The event is the highlight of the racing season at Royal with more than 200 of the ...

FMCC to host youth soccer camp

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College will host its annual youth soccer camp July 22 to 26 on the FMCC campus. The camp welcomes players of all ages. Campers can participate in this popular camp in half-day (9 a.m. to noon) or full-day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) week-long ...

Royal Mountain to host motocross event

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host a pair of Monster Energy Motocross events Saturday and Sunday. Each day is an individually-sanctioned AMA event. Over 300 of the fastest riders in the Northeast are expected to be on hand to challenge Royal’s doubles, triples and tabletops ...

Basketball camp set for Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — The Dragons Basketball Camp will take place at Gloversville High School on July 22 to 26. The camp is for boys and girls entering grades four through nine, who are looking to improve their basketball skills in order to take their game to the next level. The focus of the ...

Hales Mills to host glow ball event

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its annual glow ball tournament July 12. The tournament will be played as a nine-hole, four-person scramble. The entry fee will be $50 per person for non-members and $40 per person for members. The fee includes dinner. There will be an ...

Triple Crown 5K announces winners

JOHNSTOWN — The sixth annual 5K Triple Crown was completed June 8 in Johnstown. More than 300 runners took place in the three events which took place, on May 4 (Run for the Roses), May 18 (Johnson Jog) and June 8 (Lexington Run) to benefit local organizations — Glove Cities Rotary, ...

Menis, Gennett top field in Mule Haul 8K

FORT HUNTER — Schenectady’s Isaac Menis was the top overall finisher in the Mule Haul 8K road race June 16. Menis, 17, posted a time of 29:42. Connor Schreher of McKinney, Texas, was second with a time of 30:17. Glenville’s Gavin Vlainich (230:52) was third, Broadalbin’s Austin ...

Blowers posts ace at Hales Mills

JOHNSTOWN — Bill Blowers recently recorded a hole-in-one at Hales Mills Country Club. Blowers used a 3-wood to ace the 191-yard second hole. His shot was witnessed by John David Praught and Terry Denney.

Fort Plain to host summer rec program

FORT PLAIN – Registration for the Fort Plain summer recreation program will take place Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Harry Hag Elementary School lobby. Registration will also take place in the lobby July 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. The program will begin July 3 from 9 ...

Rotary’s Run For the Roses announces winners

JOHNSTOWN — The sixth annual Rotary Run for the Roses 5k took place May 4 in Johnstown. The event began at Partner’s Pub on South William Street. This was the first leg of the Triple Crown event which benefitted local organizations. The overall male winner was 23-year-old Gregory ...

Bogdan, Wilson top finishers at Johnson Jog 5k road race

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — Broadalbin’s Gregory Bogdan was the top overall finisher in the Johnson Jog 5k on May 18. Bogdan finished the 3.1-mile course in a time of 17:23. Chatham’s Eli Russo was second with a time of 17:34, Johnstown’s Jake Wesley (19:16) was ...

Bogdan, Wilson post wins in Lexington Run 5k

JOHNSTOWN — Broadalbin’s Gregory Bogdan topped the field in the Lexington Run 5k on June 8. Bogdan finished the 3.1-mile course in a time of 17:03. Chatham’s Eli Russo (18:13) was second, Gloversville’s Jamie Spraker (20:50) was third, Johnstown’s Alex Cwiakala (21;07) was fourth ...

Cinquanti records ace at Rolling Hills

FORT JOHNSON — Jae Cinquanti recently recorded a hole-in-one at Rolling Hills Country Club. Cinquanti used an 8-iron to ace the 150-yard 14th hole while playing in the Bigelow Weavers Classic.

Vintage baseball game, hall of fame inductions set to take place June 22

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 2019 inductions on June 22 at Parkhurst Field in between innings of a Vintage Baseball Game. The 2019 Hall of Fame induction class will feature local Baseball Legends Brian Mee and Fred Webb. The Andy ...

Zen-Do Kai hosting open house today

JOHNSTOWN — The Zen-Do Kai Martial Arts Studio at 490 N. Perry St. will be celebrating 50 years of providing martial arts instruction in the area today. The event is free and open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food, entertainment, demonstrations, a bounce ...

Annual Mule Haul slated for Sunday

FORT HUNTER — The Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Mule Haul race will be held on Fathers Day, Sunday, at 9 a.m., in Fort Hunter. This marks the 36th running of the race, which is run primarily on Queen Anne Road and the historic Erie Canal towpath. The race distance is 8 kilometers on a ...

HOME RUN DERBY

On Thursday, the third annual Cubby Faville Memorial Home Run Derby took place at the Gloversville Little League complex on Harrison Street. The event is put on by the Cubby Faville Memorial Fund. The Cubby Faville Memorial Fund is a non-profit organization that uses its energy to ...

Wheaton registers ace at Nick Stoner

CAROGA LAKE — Ray Wheaton of Gloversville recorded a hole-in-one on Memorial Day at Nick Stoner Golf Course. It was Wheaton’s first career ace. He used a 3-hybrid to record his hole-in-one on the 170-yard 11th hole. Wheaton was playing with Steve Jennings and Jerry Groom.

Zen-Do Kai hosting open house Saturday

JOHNSTOWN — On Saturday, the Zen-Do Kai Martial Arts Studio at 490 N. Perry St. will be celebrating 50 years of providing martial arts instruction in the area. The event is free and open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food, entertainment, demonstrations, a ...