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Community Sports

Hudson Valley athletics announces addition of Esports for fall 2020

TROY — Hudson Valley Community College Director of Athletics, Justin Hoyt, has announced the addition of Esports within the National Junior College Athletic Association Esports (NJCAAE), beginning in the Fall semester of 2020.  To date, more than 60 institutions have already joined or ...

Marylou Whitney Collection auction benefits Saratoga Backstretch Clinic

SARATOGA SPRINGS — From diamonds to denim, and tchotchkes to chic couture, The Marylou Whitney Collection Auction offers diverse purchasing opportunities for fans and friends—anyone who wishes to have a personal remembrance of the philanthropic icon who was known as the Queen of ...

Clarkin records ace at Nick Stoner

CAROGA LAKE — Todd Clarkin recorded a hole-in-one June 11 at Nick Stoner Golf Course. Clarkin used a 5-iron to ace the 200-yard 17th hole. He was playing with Phil Ferrara, Matt Smrtic and Matt Smrtic Jr.

Coaching class offered in July

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 July 18 and 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Participants must attend all class ...

CATCH OF THE DAY

Andy Miller, an 84-year-old fisherman from Mechanicville, landed a 45-inch, 27-pound northern pike on June 4 on Great Sacandaga Lake. Miller, who has been fishing the lake for 40 years, was trolling north of Sand Island using a leaded line when he caught the pike. The fish had the last laugh, ...

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 ...