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Community Sports

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Brian Mee … Great players make great coaches

In the 1950s, one of the most prolific athletes to come out of Johnstown High School was Brian Mee. As an academic and 3-sport athletic standout (football-basketball-baseball), Mee was the MVP of their 1954 football team. From the quarterback position, he led Johnstown to two Eastern Conference ...

Ambrosino rolls 300 at Arterial Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — D.G. Ambrosino rolled a 300 game during Premiere Scratch League play Friday at Arterial Lanes. He finished with a 732 series.

ASGA signups set for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Girls Softball Association will host its final in-person sign-up sessions for its 2019 spring-summer softball recreational league. The league is open to all girls ages 5 through 18 residing in either Montgomery, Fulton or Saratoga counties. Sign-ups will take ...

Morrison rolls 300 at Starlite Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — Ken Morrison rolled a 300 game during Friday Nite Combos League play Friday at Starlite Lanes. Morrison also rolled game of 176 and 234 to finished with a 710 series.

JHS spring sports practice schedule set

JOHNSTOWN — Spring practice will get under way Monday for Johnstown High School teams. The girls varsity and junior varsity softball teams will practice at Johnstown High School from 5 to 7 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the ...

Persse rolls 300 game at Arterial

GLOVERSVILLE — Josh Persse rolled a 300 game during Hump Day Hellers League play Wednesday at Arterial Lanes. Persse also rolled games of 255 and 209 to finish with a 764 series.

Meet the Coaches set for March 25

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host its spring meet-the-coaches night March 25 in the performing arts center at 7:15 p.m. Pictures for spring sports teams will be taken at 6:45 p.m. on stage.

Harlem Rockets to play in Northville

NORTHVILLE — The Harlem Rockets showtime basketball team will play an exhibition game against Northville Central School's all-stars at 7 p.m. on March 29. The game is being sponsored by the NCSD PTO. Discounted individual and family-pack pre-sale tickets are available; contest Cristen ...

Scholl, Young roll 300 games

GLOVERSVILLE — James Scholl and Mike Young rolled 300 games during Space League play Tuesday at Arterial Lanes. It was the first career 300 game for Scholl. Scholl also rolled games of 226 and 267 to finish with a 793 series, while Young also had games of 222 and 210 to finish with a 732 ...

FMCC women, men advance to regional semifinals

JOHNSTOWN — Every coach will most likely tell you when the game is on the line, they want the ball to be in the hands of their best player. For the Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s basketball team, they were able to find Diasia DeBoue in the fourth quarter as she led her team ...

Royal Mountain to host cardboard derby

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its first cardboard derby March 16 at 3 p.m. The entry fee will be $15 per sled, with all proceeds benefitting the volunteer Royal Mountain Ski Patrol. There will be age categories for 6-and-younger, 7 to 12, 13 to 18 and adults. For rules ...

Royal Mountain set to host demo day

CAROGA LAKE — The ninth annual demo day, sponsored by Alpin Haus Ski Shop, will take place Thursday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Registration will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the base lodge. Skiers will be able to test for next year’s models of skis from top manufacturers, such as ...

Fort Plain to honor winter sports teams

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain winter varsity and junior varsity sports teams will be recognized at a reception Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the junior-senior school auditorium. Family members and friends of the winter varsity and junior varsity sports teams are invited to attend this gathering.

McDonald’s Night slated for today

JOHNSTOWN — A McDonald’s Night fundraiser will take place tonight at the Johnstown McDonald’s at 220 N. Comrie Ave. from 5 to 7 p.m. Basket and cash raffles also will be available. All profits will benefit the purchase of new weight room equipment at Johnstown High School. For those ...

West Scholarship no-tap tourney set

JOHNSTOWN — An 8-pin no-tap bowling tournament to benefit the John F. West Scholarship Fund at Fonda-Fultonville High School will be held Saturday at Perry Lanes in Johnstown. The tournament, in its sixth year, will begin at 11:30 a.m. Registration for five-person teams will be $15 per ...

Royal Mountain to host snow drags

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area and Renegade Racing will host snowmobile drag racing again this winter. The second of three events will take place Saturday, with the third and final event set for March 9. Registration for riders will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., with racing to ...

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.

Martial artists test for rank advancement

JOHNSTOWN — Recently, members of Pazzaglia’s American Kenpo and Karate tested for rank advancement. Pazzaglia’s kenpo karate was established in 1999, and the owner and chief instructor, Joe Pazzaglia, is a fifth-degree black belt internationally recognized with nearly 40 years of ...

STUDENT-ATHLETES HONORED

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District honored its fall varsity teams with an informal brunch Tuesday. Every Mayfield fall team was named a New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Team. The member of the teams that had above a 90 percent average were ...

BENEFIT TOURNAMENT

Each year, the Marshall family hosts a bowling tournament in honor of Jerry Marshall Sr., who passed away in November 2014. All proceeds from the benefit are donated to the American Heart Association in his honor. This year, the event raised $2,700, which was $700 more than the previous year. ...