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Community Sports

Racing museum announces Hall of Fame finalists

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Six racehorses, four trainers, and one jockey account for the 11 finalists that will comprise the National Museum of Racing’s 2020 Hall of Fame ballot, as chosen by the Museum’s Hall of Fame Nominating Committee. The finalists are racehorses Blind Luck, Game On Dude ...

Royal Mountain snow drags ppd.

CAROGA LAKE — The final snowmobile drag racing event, which was scheduled for today at Royal Mountain Ski Area, was canceled. It was scheduled to be the third and final event of the season. Royal Mountain will be back in action in May with the start of its motocross season. For more ...

Fonda Speedway car show postponed

FONDA — The Fonda Speedway Car Show slated for March 27-29 at ViaPort Rotterdam has been canceled in accordance with the guidelines instituted by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The management of Fonda Speedway will announce future plans on their social media and website, Thefondaspeedway.com.

5K Triple Crown series canceled

JOHNSTOWN — In response to new guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control this week, limiting gatherings for events including sporting events, to less than 50 people (for at least eight weeks or longer), organizers of the 5K Triple Crown series in Johnstown have made the ...

Member appreciation party postponed

JOHNSTOWN — Due to the concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Hales Mills Country Club has postponed the member appreciation party that was scheduled for Saturday. The club will continue to monitor the situation as it searches for the best way to deal with the situation. Once the ...

GHS plans spring sports practices

GLOVERSVILLE – The schedule for opening-day practice for spring sports at Gloversville High School has been announced by Athletic Director Michael DeMagistris. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday at the high school at 5 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity ...

Fonda drivers earn NYSSCA honors

By Ron Szczerba Fonda Speedway ALBANY — On Feb. 22, the New York State Stock Car Association (NYSSCA) held their 51st annual awards banquet at the Polish Community Center in Albany, NY. 340 guests filled the banquet hall for a great meal and to witness the many awards given out by the ...

JHS spring sports practice schedule set

JOHNSTOWN — Spring practice will get under way Monday for Johnstown High School teams. The girls varsity and junior varsity softball teams will practice at Johnstown High School from 3 to 5 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the ...

Johnstown postpones awards assembly

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department postponed its annual Winter Sports Awards Assembly, which was scheduled for Monday in the Johnstown Performing Arts Center at the high school. The event was postponed because the varsity girls basketball team has not ...

Hladik tourney set for March 7

JOHNSTOWN — The 47th annual Billy Hladik bowling tournament will take place on March 7 at noon at Perry Lanes. The tournament consists of five-person teams, any combination (all men, all women or a combination) at a cost of $100 per team. It is regular bowling with a handicap of 80% of ...

LEAGUE CHAMPS

AMSTERDAM — MCT Federal Credit Union won the playoff championship in the Amsterdam Rec Basketball League in the first- and second-grade boys and girls division, while Sticker Mule won the playoff championship in the third- and fourth-grade boys and girls division.

Royal Mountain to host cardboard derby

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its second annual cardboard derby Saturday. There will be classes for 11-and-younger, 12-to-20 years old and 21-and-older. There will be awards for the top three in each class. Sign-ups will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the ski lodge with ...

Fort Plain to host sports reception

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain winter varsity and junior varsity sports teams will be recognized at a reception March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the junior-senior high school. Family members and friends of the winter varsity and junior varsity sports teams are invited to attend this gathering.

Army vs. Faculty game set at FFCS

FONDA — Community members are invited to attend the Fonda-Fultonville High School Class of 2023 Army vs. Faculty basketball game at 6 p.m. on March 19 in the high school gym, 112 Old Johnstown Road. There will be a half-court shot contest and raffles. Tickets will cost $4 for adults and ...

Fulton United Soccer Club sign-ups slated

The Fulton United Soccer Club will host sign-ups for its spring season through March 15. Sign-ups for the fall season are online only at www.FUSC.info. There will be in-person sign-ups Saturday at the Fulton County YMCA in Johnstown from 10 a.m. to noon. The registration fee will be $40 ...

Johnstown to host awards assembly

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host its annual Winter Sports Awards Assembly on Monday in the Johnstown Performing Arts Center at the high school. The event will begin at 7 p.m. All varsity teams will be recognized and individual awards ...

Morrison rolls 300 game at Starlite

GLOVERSVILLE — Shawn Morrison rolled a 300 game Friday night at Starlite Lanes. Bowling in the Friday Nite Combos league, Morrison added games of 289 and 194 to finish with a 784 triple.

Royal Mountain racers post solid showings

CAROGA LAKE — The Royal Mountain Racing Team hosted the ADK Slalom race at Royal Mountain on Sunday. The top finishers for Royal were Samantha Sandel of Gloversville and Noah Stock of Johnstown. Sandel won the girls U12 division, while Stock won the U12 boys division. In the boys U8 ...

LEAGUE CHAMPS

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Tourism, Marketing and Recreation Basketball League recently crowned its 2019-20 season champions. Brown’s Collision won the regular-season and playoff championships in the fifth- and sixth-grade boys division. Southside Beverage won the regular-season and ...

Galway to celebrate women in sports

GALWAY — Galway Central School District will join entities across the nation to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Thursday. From 1-2:15 p.m., girls in grades three to eight will hear from head field hockey coach of Wesleyan University Christine Kemp, who will share stories ...