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Community Sports

Youth tournament slated for Dec. 19

GLOVERSVILLE — Fulton County Regional USBC will host a youth bowling tournament Dec. 29 at Starlite Lanes. There will be two shifts at noon and 3 p.m. This is a handicap tournament with three divisions — ages 8-12, ages 13-16 and age 17-and-older. This is open to any sanctioned bowler ...

Cantey, Reed named to Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Charlsie Cantey, one of the most accomplished and respected television broadcasters in thoroughbred racing history, and Billy Reed, a three-time Eclipse Award-winning writer and the author of more than a dozen sports books, have been selected to the National Museum of ...

Clinic for new track officials scheduled

COLONIE — The Capital District Track & Field Officials’ Organization will be holding new officials’ certification clinic classes four nights at Colonie High School, starting Jan. 27 from 6 through 8 p.m., to train prospective candidates for the 2020 outdoor track and field season.  ...

Johnstown to host youth hoop clinics

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown boys basketball program will host four youth clinics for boys in fourth- through sixth-grade. The first clinic is scheduled for Saturday at Johnstown High School from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The other clinics will take place Dec. 28, Jan. 4 and Jan. 11. The Jan. 4 and ...

H.S. Hoops Classic set at Herkimer

HERKIMER — Herkimer College will host the High School Hoops Classic on Saturday. The event will feature three varsity basketball games. The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls will face Cherry Valley-Springfield at noon, while the Dolgeville boys will meet Frankfort-Schuyler at 3 ...

Fort Plain to host winter baseball camp

FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain High School will host a six-week baseball camp starting Jan. 5. Fort Plain head coach, Craig Phillips, will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in first through 12th-grade and are limited to seven players ...

HALL OF FAMERS

The Fulton County Regional USBC hosted its annual hall of fame induction dinner on Oct 20. Kathy Williams, Donald Beach, and Jean Persch (posthumously) were inducted into the hall of fame this year. The dinner was held at Patricia's in Johnstown.

NYRA announces racing calendar for 2020 summer meet

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. today recently announced that the 2020 summer meet at Saratoga Race Course will mirror the 2019 schedule that resulted in record wagering and paid attendance that again surpassed the one million mark. The 2020 meet will feature 40 days ...

Fort Plain baseball to host fundraiser

FORT PLAIN – The Fort Plain baseball program will host a car wash/bottle drive fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fort Plain bus garage. All proceeds will benefit the baseball program.

Royal Mountain to host snow drags

CAROGA LAKE — The third season of snowmobile drag racing kicks off Saturday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Registration for riders will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., with racing to follow at 7 p.m. There are classes for all abilities from trail sleds to pro mods with cash awards for the pro ...

AHS indoor track to host benefit dinner

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam High School Running Rams indoor track team will host a vodka rigatoni dinner Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at 518 Grille located in Polar Plaza off Route 30 in Amsterdam. Tickets for the eat-in or take-out dinner will include pasta, salad and bread. Tickets are $12 each ...

AWARD WINNER

Adam Mihalik won the 2019 Vince Pastorella Memorial Award. the six rifle matches are held from May thru October in Bowmanstown, Pa. the best five of six match scores are combined and Mihalik scored the highest total with a 1250 and 106 x's. Each match is shot at 100 yards with the bullseye only ...

Lost Speedways event scheduled for Nov. 30 in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Lost Speedways will take place Nov. 30. The program will open with a Mark Supley look at motorcycle racing in a segment titled “Motorcycle Madness.” He will be followed by newcomer Paul Malecki, who has completed exhaustive research on the history of the ...

Johnstown youth hoop sign-ups set

JOHNSTOWN — Sign-ups for the Johnstown boys youth basketball program will take place Thursday. The sign-ups will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. at Johnstown High School. The registration fee will be $15. The program is open to boys in fourth- through sixth-grade in the Greater Johnstown ...

Gloversville sets practice schedules

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity and junior varsity basketball teams will practice at 10 a.m. Monday at the Gloversville High School gym. The freshman team will practice at ...

Practice schedules slated for Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity will practice at Johnstown School on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the junior varsity basketball teams will practice from 9 to 11 a.m. at ...

Galway youth hoop to begin Saturday

GALWAY — The Galway Youth Commission basketball program will start on Saturday, and continue on Saturdays through Dec. 21 at the Galway Elementary School Gym and Middle School Gym. The program will serve girls and boys in first- through sixth-grade that reside in the Galway School ...

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 principles, philosophy and organization of high school athletics course will take place Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all days. Participants must attend ...

Fort Plain to host fall sports reception

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain fall varsity and junior varsity sports teams will be recognized at a reception Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The reception will take place in the junior-senior high school auditorium. Family members and friends of the fall varsity sports teams are invited to attend this ...