×

Local Sports

Lady Patriots top Cohoes in sectional opener

BROADALBIN — It may not have been their best game of the season, but when crunch time came, the Broadalbin-Perth Lady Patriots responded. After falling behind midway through the fourth quarter, the 13th-seeded Lady Patriots rallied with a 10-2 run in the final four minutes to defeat No. 20 ...

Gloversville boys seeded fourth, Northville earns second seed

Six local boys basketball teams received high seeds and will have the privilege of playing on their home courts one more time in the opening round of the Section II boys basketball tournament. Gloversville, Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth, Fonda-Fultonville, Fort Plain and Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. ...

Amsterdam girls seeded third, Lady Braves seeded second

The Fonda-Fultonville Lady Braves started last year's Section II Class B tournament with a play-in game as the No. 13 seed and advanced to the championship game before falling to Mechanicville. The Lady Braves are looking for another shot at the championship, only this time starting as the ...

Johnstown drops season finale, 76-47

JOHNSTOWN — Thanks to a postponement Tuesday, a long season became a day longer for the Johnstown boys basketball team. The Sir Bills were scheduled to host Queensbury in their regular-season finale Tuesday, but the game was moved to Wednesday. The extra day just prolonged a season that has ...

FMCC women top Hudson Valley, 78-59

TROY — Niaimani Marshall finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and four assists to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to a 78-59 victory over Hudson Valley Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday. The Lady Raiders jumped out to a 45-30 lead ...

FMCC men lose to HVCC, 92-68

TROY — Luke Bourgault scored 15 points to lead Hudson Valley Community College to a 92-69 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Wednesday. The Vikings led 45-33 at the half on their way to the win. Brandon McKenly finished ...

McGillin earns conference honors

JOHNSTOWN — Brendan McGillin of Amsterdam was named first-team all-Mountain Valley Conference for the Fulton-Montgomery Community College bowling team. “This is a nice honor for Brendan. Our numbers were down this year and we literally pulled him off the baseball team to come bowl for ...

Kowalski’s buzzer beater lifts Braves to win

JOHNSTOWN — With the sectional tournament just around the corner, the Fonda-Fultonville boys basketball team was looking to end the season with a statement win. The Braves did just that, avenging and earlier loss to Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons with a 51-48 double-overtime victory in the ...

Mekeel Christian avenges loss to Fonda-Fultonville

JOHNSTOWN — After losing to Fonda-Fultonville earlier this season, the Mekeel Christian Academy girls basketball team had to wait nearly two months for a rematch. The Lions made the most of their second chance, posting a 74-49 victory over the Lady Braves in the Western Athletic Conference ...

Higgins left his mark on Section II

Mentor, coach and friend were all words that were used to describe local sports icon and administrator Bill Higgins. Higgins died Monday night at the age of 83, just days before the start of the Section II boys’ basketball tournament that he was a major part of for many years. Higgins ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Bouchard hits milestone in Dragons’ win

HUDSON FALLS — Dante Bouchard passed the 2,000-point barrier for his career to help Gloversville to a 72-52 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council boys basketball game Tuesday at Hudson Falls High School. Bouchard reached the milestone with a layup late in the first ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Johnstown loses to Oneonta, 60-34

JOHNSTOWN — Ava Eichler scored 29 points to power Oneonta to a 60-34 victory over Johnstown in a non-league girls basketball game Tuesday at Johnstown High School. Oneonta led 12-3 after one quarter and 32-11 at the half on its way to the win. Anika Buzzy scored 11 points for ...

Area skiers compete at Snow Ridge

TURIN — Collin Cotter of the Royal Mountain Racing Team finished ninth overall and fourth in the U16 boys division at the 60th anniversary Silversmiths Race at Snow Ridge on Sunday. The event was a two-run slalom race. Cotter finished with a time of 49.17 seconds on his first run and ...

Broadalbin-Perth boys second at sectionals

ALBANY — The Broadalbin-Perth boys indoor track and field team placed second Monday at the Section II Division III Championships at the University at Albany, In the boys meet, Scotia-Glenville won the team title with a total of 130 points. B-P was second with 79 points, Ichabod Crane (72 ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Dolgeville boys lose to Hamilton, 67-53

DOLGEVILLE — Tom Simpson connected on five 3-pointers on his way to a 17-point effort to lead Hamilton to a 67-53 victory over Dolgeville in a non-league boys basketball game Monday. Kelton Ramos scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and had six assists for Hamilton (15-5 overall), while ...

Sanchez earns Empire 8 honors

GANSEVOORT — Amsterdam graduate Edena Sanchez, a junior middle distance runner at Houghton College, was named the Empire 8 Conference women’s indoor track and field athlete of the week. Sanchez recorded a time of 2:23.14 in the 800-meters at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at ...

Nordby nets three for Westminster

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — The Westminster College men’s lacrosse team fell, 10-9, in their season opener against Hanover College in overtime at home on Saturday. Sophomore Tyler Nordby tied a career high with three goals for the Titans. Westminster (0-1 overall) will be back in action ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Queensbury cruises past Johnstown

QUEENSBURY — Cassidy Ray scored 12 points to lead Queensbury to a 58-36 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council girls basketball game Monday. The Spartans led 36-14 at the half on their way to the win. Hailey Ballard and Kaileigh Hunt each had 11 points for Queensbury (18-1 overall, ...

Braves hold off Crusaders, 68-55

FONDA — With the Western Athletic Conference Championship game coming up on Tuesday, the Fonda-Fultonville Braves were hoping to gain some momentum by defeating the Crusaders of Catholic Central Saturday afternoon. After a sluggish start the Braves were able to get out in front of the ...

Viscosi wins 3 events, Braves win Division IV title

ALBANY — Shane Viscosi won three events to lead the Fonda-Fultonville Braves to the Section II, Division IV Indoor Track and Field championship Sunday at UAlbany. The Braves won the championship over Greenwich 129.5-78, while the Fonda-Fultonville girls placed third with 64 points. ...