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Community Sports

Blowers posts ace at Hales Mills

JOHNSTOWN — Bill Blowers recently recorded a hole-in-one at Hales Mills Country Club. Blowers used a 3-wood to ace the 191-yard second hole. His shot was witnessed by John David Praught and Terry Denney.

Fort Plain to host summer rec program

FORT PLAIN – Registration for the Fort Plain summer recreation program will take place Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Harry Hag Elementary School lobby. Registration will also take place in the lobby July 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. The program will begin July 3 from 9 ...

Rotary’s Run For the Roses announces winners

JOHNSTOWN — The sixth annual Rotary Run for the Roses 5k took place May 4 in Johnstown. The event began at Partner’s Pub on South William Street. This was the first leg of the Triple Crown event which benefitted local organizations. The overall male winner was 23-year-old Gregory ...

Bogdan, Wilson top finishers at Johnson Jog 5k road race

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — Broadalbin’s Gregory Bogdan was the top overall finisher in the Johnson Jog 5k on May 18. Bogdan finished the 3.1-mile course in a time of 17:23. Chatham’s Eli Russo was second with a time of 17:34, Johnstown’s Jake Wesley (19:16) was ...

Bogdan, Wilson post wins in Lexington Run 5k

JOHNSTOWN — Broadalbin’s Gregory Bogdan topped the field in the Lexington Run 5k on June 8. Bogdan finished the 3.1-mile course in a time of 17:03. Chatham’s Eli Russo (18:13) was second, Gloversville’s Jamie Spraker (20:50) was third, Johnstown’s Alex Cwiakala (21;07) was fourth ...

Cinquanti records ace at Rolling Hills

FORT JOHNSON — Jae Cinquanti recently recorded a hole-in-one at Rolling Hills Country Club. Cinquanti used an 8-iron to ace the 150-yard 14th hole while playing in the Bigelow Weavers Classic.

Vintage baseball game, hall of fame inductions set to take place June 22

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 2019 inductions on June 22 at Parkhurst Field in between innings of a Vintage Baseball Game. The 2019 Hall of Fame induction class will feature local Baseball Legends Brian Mee and Fred Webb. The Andy ...

Zen-Do Kai hosting open house today

JOHNSTOWN — The Zen-Do Kai Martial Arts Studio at 490 N. Perry St. will be celebrating 50 years of providing martial arts instruction in the area today. The event is free and open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food, entertainment, demonstrations, a bounce ...

Annual Mule Haul slated for Sunday

FORT HUNTER — The Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Mule Haul race will be held on Fathers Day, Sunday, at 9 a.m., in Fort Hunter. This marks the 36th running of the race, which is run primarily on Queen Anne Road and the historic Erie Canal towpath. The race distance is 8 kilometers on a ...

HOME RUN DERBY

On Thursday, the third annual Cubby Faville Memorial Home Run Derby took place at the Gloversville Little League complex on Harrison Street. The event is put on by the Cubby Faville Memorial Fund. The Cubby Faville Memorial Fund is a non-profit organization that uses its energy to ...

Wheaton registers ace at Nick Stoner

CAROGA LAKE — Ray Wheaton of Gloversville recorded a hole-in-one on Memorial Day at Nick Stoner Golf Course. It was Wheaton’s first career ace. He used a 3-hybrid to record his hole-in-one on the 170-yard 11th hole. Wheaton was playing with Steve Jennings and Jerry Groom.

Zen-Do Kai hosting open house Saturday

JOHNSTOWN — On Saturday, the Zen-Do Kai Martial Arts Studio at 490 N. Perry St. will be celebrating 50 years of providing martial arts instruction in the area. The event is free and open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food, entertainment, demonstrations, a ...

Parslow honored by Sage Colleges

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ department of athletics gathered to recognize and honor the outstanding performances of the 2018-19 year with the naming of the athletic award winners for the 17 varsity athletic teams. In addition to awarding the Gator Award, for the Most Outstanding Player, the ...

B-P graduate Eschler inducted in SVC Athletics Hall of Fame

BENNINGTON, Vt. — The selection committee for the Southern Vermont College/Saint Joseph College Athletics Hall of Fame has selected four outstanding alumni and a pair of former legendary staff members to be inducted as the Hall’s Class of 2019-as announced by the SVC Department of ...

Supercross to begin at Royal Mountain

CAROGA LAKE — The 32nd season of supercross racing, sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks, kicks off Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. More than 200 of the fastest riders in the Northeast are expected to be on hand. There will be some track changes that will make the track more rider and ...

Fort Plain spring sports reception set

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain varsity and junior varsity spring sports teams will be recognized at a reception June 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the junior-senior high school auditorium. Presentations of the annual all-sports awards and memorial awards will be also done at this time. Family members ...

Hales Mills to host tournament in July

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its annual member-member tournament on July 21. The event will begin at noon with a shotgun start. The format will be 18 holes (two-person best ball gross and net). The entry fee will be $50 per person and $25 for an additional dinner ...

Little Huskies to offer flag football

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Little Huskies youth football program will offer a NFL Flag Football Summer League. The League will run June 3 through Aug. 9. There will be no games the week of July 4. The league is open to all boys and girls ages 5 to 15, in all communities. The ...

Royal Mountain to host motocross event

CAROGA LAKE — The 32nd season of motocross racing, sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks, kicks off this Saturday and Sunday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Each day is an individually-sanctioned AMA event. Royal Mountain is a member of the Central New York Motocross Racers Association and the ...

Holland Meadows offers junior practice

VAIL MILLS — Holland Meadows Golf Course is offering a junior practice club on Saturday in May and June from 8 to 11 a.m. The first five golfers in each age group (3-6, 7-10, 1-13 and 14-17) will receive a free range bucket for the driving range. Clubs can be provided if necessary and ...