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Coaching class offered in December

GUILDERLAND — One of the courses required to coach in New York state high schools will be taught at Vent Fitness. The theories and techniques of coaching high school athletics course will take place Dec. 5 and 6 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Participants must attend both class ...

Carter rolls 300 at Starlite Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — Lou Carter rolled a 300 game during Independent League play Monday at Starlite Lanes. Carter finished with a 756 series.

Coaching class offered in December

GUILDERLAND — One of the courses required to coach in New York state high schools will be taught at Vent Fitness. The theories and techniques of coaching high school athletics course will take place Dec. 5 and 6 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Participants must attend both class ...

Royal Mountain open house Nov. 1

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its annual open house Nov. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The open house will feature discounted day passes and season passes. Trailblaiser information and sign-ups also will be available. Discounted season passes are available until Nov. 15 at the ...

Rec hoop league delays season

AMSTERDAM — The City of Amsterdam Recreation Department will be delaying the start of the 2020-21 Amsterdam Recreation Basketball League. This will include Mini-Ballers as well as kindergarten through 8th grade.  If at all possible, we will have a 2020-2021 basketball season even if it ...

Hales Mills to host impossible pin event

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host Spackler’s Impossible Pin Tournament on Oct. 11. The four-person scramble event will begin at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start. The entry fee will be $40 for members and $60 for non-members. The event will use an A, B, C, D format, where each ...

BASEBALL’S BACK

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers baseball program is hosting a “Back to School Baseball Camp” from Monday through Friday at the Little League Park in Fort Plain. The camp, for ages 7 to 13 years old, is limited to the first 30 players by pre-registration only and will run from 9 ...

A., J. & G team to play vintage game

GLOVERSVILLE — The A., J. & G Team will take on the Mountain Athletic Club in a Vintage Baseball Game on Aug. 22 in Fleischmann’s, New York. The game will take place at the historic M.A.C. Grounds on Wagner Avenue in Fleischmann’s. The M.A.C. team and grounds were initially ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Fulton County’s Home Run Derby Connection

The 91st Major League All-Star game was scheduled to take place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif., on July 14. The annual exhibition game was established in 1933 and features the most popular players in the American League going up against their counterparts in the National League. ...

RACING AROUND: Racetracks to remain without fans

Getting fans back in the stands at local racetracks will take a little bit longer now. On Tuesday, Executive Order 202.32 that allowed racetracks to operate without fans in attendance was extended through Aug. 20. It is unfortunate because fans are missing out on some close ...

Fish posts ace at Holland Meadows

VAIL MILLS — Ken Fish recorded a hole-in-one Saturday at Holland Meadows Golf Course. Fish used an 8-iron to ace the 130-yard eighth hole. His shot was witnessed by Lillian Gregorius, Joe O’Leary and Kathy O’Leary.

Hall of Fame dinner postponed to 2021

With the health and safety of attendees in mind, the Greater Capital Region Track, Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame has postponed its third annual induction dinner. The induction ceremonies and dinner had been scheduled for Sept. 26. If conditions warrant, the committee will seek an ...

Hales Mills to host adult-child outing

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host an adult-child outing Aug. 7. The outing is scheduled to have a 2 p.m. shotgun start. The round will be played as a two-person, nine-hole scramble. Teams can be made up of any combination children and adults. Each teams entry will cost $10, ...

Royal Mountain set to host supercross

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its season-opening supercross event Wednesday. General admission will be $10. Children age 6 to 12 will be $5. Registration will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. with practice set for 7 p.m. Racing will follow the practice session. For more ...

Annual hillclimb Sunday at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — The 36th annual 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 10 a.m. The event is the highlight of the racing season at Royal with more than 200 of the fastest ...

Hales Mills to host junior golf camp

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its junior golf camp from July 30 and 31. The camp will be taught by head professional Christopher Mathewson. The camp will cost $80 per child and lunch is included. For more information, call (518) 736-4622.

Swing Fore Kids event postponed

FORT JOHNSON — The annual Swing Fore Kids 2020 at Rolling Hills Country Club has been canceled due to restrictions from COVID-19. There is enough money in reserve to maintain the same benefits to local high school golf teams as in the past. The Rolling Hills staff are hopeful to host the ...

Coaching class offered in August

GUILDERLAND — One of the courses required to coach in New York state high schools will be taught at Vent Fitness. The principles, philosophy and organization of high school athletics course will take place Aug. 1, 2, 8 and 9 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all days. Participants must attend all ...

Smithtown West High School named honored by state athletic association

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association recently announced that the Smithtown High School West (Section XI) football team as the winner of the Spring 2020 Community Service Challenge. Smithtown West was chosen as the winning school by the NYSPHSAA Student-Athlete ...

Baseball Hall of Fame open to visitors

COOPERSTOWN — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum reopened its doors on June 26 in accordance with New York State’s regionally-focused phased reopening plan and with many enhanced health and safety procedures. The Hall of Fame opens as the Mohawk Valley — which encompasses ...