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Community Sports

NYRA announces stakes schedule for Belmont meet

ELMONT — The New York Racing Association, Inc. recently announced that live racing, to be conducted without spectators, will return on June 3 at Belmont Park. Following the five-day opening week, live racing throughout the 25-day Belmont spring/summer meet will be conducted Thursday through ...

Saratoga Auto Museum to feature helmet art as part of new exhibit

Saratoga Springs — When the Saratoga Automobile Museum reopens once the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, the main Golub Gallery exhibit will feature the iconic collection of noted sports car racer Rob Dyson. But along with Dyson’s collection of gleaming road race cars, vintage Indianapolis ...

Hall of Fame inductions postponed

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame inductions and Vintage Baseball Game scheduled for May 31 have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hall of Fame inductions for Randy Marshall, Bebe Garguilo, Joe Kobuskie, Frank Ricco, Don Shoblom and the ...

Coaching class offered in June

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 June 13 and 14 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Participants must attend all class ...

GHS football to host Google Meet

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies football program has scheduled a Google Meet at 7 p.m. Thursday night for all players and parents in the Gloversville High School football program. Varsity football coach Jim Robare said discussions on workouts and what players should be doing at home ...

Nick Stoner Golf Course set to open

CAROGA LAKE — Nick Stoner Municipal Golf Course is scheduled to open for the season Monday. The clubhouse will be closed with payment taken using the park-and-play method. All of the cups have been raised 1 inch and if the ball hits the cup, it is considered in, by USGA rules. Players ...

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.