Local Sports

Stewart’s Shops contribute to Johnstown athletics

JOHNSTOWN — With just over a month before teams take to the fields for the first day of fall sports practices, the Johnstown Purple and Gold Booster Club got a big boost. Stewart’s Shops, which has three stores in Johnstown, presented a $10,000 donation to the organization in a ceremony ...

WORKING ON THEIR GAME

Coach Corrine McConbiville, left in blue, of the All-American Field Hockey Camp, looks on as participants in the three-day clinic go through a stick-handling drill Tuesday at Gloversville High School.

Sports physicals slated at Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will be offering sports physicals to all athletes on Monday at 8:30 a.m. in the high school nurse’s office. All athletes that have an interest in participating in a sport during the upcoming school year must have a physical. Athletes ...

FMCC to host youth soccer camp

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College will host is annual youth soccer camp July 22 to 26 on the FMCC campus. The camp welcomes players of all ages. Campers can participate in this popular camp in half-day (9 a.m. to noon) or full-day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) week-long sessions. The ...

Basketball camp set for Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — The Dragons Basketball Camp will take place at Gloversville High School on July 22 to 26. The camp is for boys and girls entering grades four through nine, who are looking to improve their basketball skills in order to take their game to the next level. The focus of the ...

DISTRICT CHAMPS

The Broadalbin-Perth Little League 9-and-10-year-old all-star team capped off an unbeaten run in the New York District 12 9-and-10-year-old tournament by beating Fonda-Fultonville 8-0 in the championship game Sunday in Johnstown. Broadalbin-Perth outscored its opponents 59-3 on their way to ...

Torres Del Paine switches surfaces for inaugural Rick Violette

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Flaxman Holdings’ turf maiden winner Torres Del Paine, trained by Graham Motion, will shift to the main track for Wednesday’s inaugural $100,000 Rick Violette, a six-furlong sprint for New York-bred juveniles at Saratoga Race Course. Previously known as the Rockville ...

Orlando halts Warner’s win streak at Glen Ridge

FULTONVILLE — Joe Orlando played the part of spoiler Sunday night at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. Orlando withstood race-long pressure from Andrew Buff to snap Rocky Warner’s five-race win streak and record his second career win at The Ridge with a green-to-checkers run to capture the ...

Mohawks fall short at Albany

ALBANY — The Amsterdam Mohawks dropped a 4-2 decision to Albany in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader at Siena Field on Sunday. The game was shortened to five innings after Albany’s Luke Gold was hit in the head with a pitch and taken to a hospital. As a result, the second game ...

Royal Mountain hosts annual hillclimb

CAROGA LAKE — The 35th annual Monster motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile hillclimb took place Sunday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. The event is the highlight of the racing season at Royal with more than 200 of the fastest hillclimbers in the country on hand. It was a points-paying event for the ...

Break Even stays undefeated with Coronation Cup win

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Neither a surface chance nor an unfamiliar racetrack jeopardized Break Even’s unblemished record as the even-money favorite surged to the front and fended off Eyeinthesky’s late-stretch charge for a one-length win in the eighth running of the $100,000 Coronation Cup ...

Varin, Maresca pick up modified wins at Fonda

FONDA — Mike Maresca and Danny Varin shared a couple of things Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. The both finished one spot ahead of Stewart Friesen as they notched feature wins in the Twin 20s for the Sunoco Modifieds at the Track of Champions. “I think Brett Deyo should run more Twin ...

Sistercharlie repeats in Diana at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS —  Peter Brant’s reigning Champion Older Mare Sistercharlie made a successful return to the races, running down her stablemate and post-time favorite Rushing Fall in the final furlong to repeat as the winner in the $500,000 Diana, the first of 18 Grade 1 stakes slated for ...

Undefeated Break Even set for Coronation Cup

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Klein Racing’s Break Even has been unblemished in her five career outings, all of which were victories over main tracks rated fast, good and sloppy. But on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course, she will change tactics and race over turf for the first time as a part of a ...

Mohawks split doubleheader with Outlaws

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks and Oneonta Outlaws split their Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League doubleheader Friday at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. The Mohawks won the opener 6-3, while Oneonta came back to win the nightcap, 5-1. In the opening game, Amsterdam picked ...

Mr Havercamp extends success with G3 Forbidden Apple win

Mr Havercamp extends success with G3 Forbidden Apple win SARATOGA — Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s Mr Havercamp started his 5-year-old campaign in impressive fashion, coming off a seven-month layoff by overtaking Gidu in the final furlong and outkicking Hembree for a half-length victory in ...

Mariano Rivera honored at Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Former New York Yankees star Mariano Rivera was the New York Racing Association’s guest of honor on Friday at Saratoga Race Course, and he walked away with custom-made pinstriped jockey’s silks with his No. 42 on the back. Rivera was driven to the winner’s circle ...

Sanford Stakes scheduled for today at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Christophe Clement-trained Tomato Bill will make his first stakes appearance as part of a talented five-horse field in the six-furlong Grade 3, $150,000 Sanford today at Saratoga Race Course. One of two graded stakes on the day, along with the featured Grade 1, ...

Fort Plain hands out awards at spring sports reception

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain varsity and junior varsity spring sports teams were recognized at a reception June 13 in the junior-senior high school auditorium. Presentations of the annual all-sports awards and memorial awards were also part of the event. Family members and friends of any ...