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Community Sports

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 ...

Hall of Fame seeking candidates

The Greater Capital Region Track, Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame, already sporting an impressive list of Olympians, state and national champions and long-time record holders, is now accepting nominations for its third class of inductees. Eligible candidates include track and cross ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Salerno part of Adirondack sports lore

In the 1950s, Adirondack baseball was put on the map when 23-year-old Mineville native Johnny Podres beat the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the 1955 World Series. Podres hurled a 2-0 shutout against the perennial World Champions and was named the World Series Most Valuable Player. From ...

Royal Mountain to host snow drags

CAROGA LAKE — The third season of snowmobile drag racing is scheduled at Royal Mountain Ski Area. The second event of the season will take place Saturday. 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 ...

Mohawks dinner scheduled for Feb. 8

AMSTERDAM — Roger McDowell will serve as the keynote speaker at the Amsterdam Baseball/Mohawks Baseball Hall of Fame Dinner on Feb. 8.  The 14th annual event will take place at Saint Mary's Institute in Amsterdam. McDowell is a former relief pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from ...

Adirondack Outdoorsman Show set for Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The 15th annual Adirondack Outdoorsman Show will take place at the Johnstown Moose Club (109 South Comrie Ave./Route 30A on Feb. 8 and 9. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 8 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 9. The show will be geared towards the tastes of ...

FUSC set to host meeting on Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton United Soccer Club will host an organizational meeting Monday at Dunkin Donuts in Gloversville at 7 p.m. Plans for the 2020 season will be discussed. Volunteers are urgently needed to help run the program. The meeting is open to anyone interested in attending.

West Scholarship no-tap tourney set

JOHNSTOWN — An eight-pin no-tap bowling tournament to benefit the John F. West Scholarship Fund at Fonda-Fultonville High School will take place Jan. 25 at Perry Lanes in Johnstown. The tournament, in its seventh year, will begin at 11:30 a.m., with check-in at 11 a.m. There also will be a ...

A look back at 2019 season at Fonda

By RON SZCZERBA Fonda Speedway FONDA — The 2019 season at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway has been called by some the “resurgence” of the historical Montgomery County Fairgrounds half mile track, with large crowds and increased car counts witnessed during the first ...