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Community Sports

Herkimer places first in Daktronics Cup

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College has placed first among two-year college non-scholarship athletic programs for the 2019-20 Daktronics Cup, awarded by the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA). Formerly the NATYCAA Cup award, this program ...

Wadsworth records ace at Hales Mills

JOHNSTOWN — Phil Wadsworth recorded a hole-in-one Friday at Hales Mills Country Club. Wadsworth used an 8-iron to ace the 11th hole. The shot was witnessed by Roger DeRocker.

Crable notches ace at Nick Stoner

CAROGA LAKE — Thomas Crable recently recorded a hole-in-one at Nick Stoner Golf Course. Crable, a junior golfer from Rockland County, used a 4-iron to ace the 191-yard second hole. It was his first hole-in-one. His shot was witnessed by his father, Bill Crable, and his brother, William ...

Fonda scheduled to race June 13, 14

FONDA — Racing is set to return to Fonda Speedway. Following a practice session for all divisions this Saturday, the Track of Champions will drop the green flag on its first racing event of the season on June 13 with a second day of racing set for June 14. While the cars will be on the ...

Glen Ridge opener slated for June 14

FULTONVILLE — Glen Ridge Motorsports Park will host its season-opening race June 14. The card will feature the Red Chair 602 DIRTcar Racing sportsman, Yurkewecz Auto Crushers DIRTcar Racing pro stocks, limited sportsman, street stocks, mini-stocks, Northeast Paving and ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Sonju brought the NBA to Speculator

Forty years ago, Upstate New York’s Adirondack Mountain Region was put on the International sports map when the 1980 Winter Olympics took place in Lake Placid. American speed skater Eric Heiden won five gold medals, while setting four Olympic records and one world record on the Lake Placid ...

Oklahoma track at Saratoga to open

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. announced Friday that the Oklahoma Training Track at Saratoga Race Course will open for training on Thursday, June 4. The barn area at Oklahoma will open to horsemen beginning Tuesday, June 2. The Oklahoma Training Track and Whitney ...

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 ...