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Griffin will return to Mohawks for 12th season

AMSTERDAM — Keith Griffin will return to the Amsterdam Mohawks in 2020 for a 12th season as the team’s head coach.
 Griffin is the franchise’s all-time wins leader, having led the Mohawks to a 404-162 record between the regular season and playoffs since taking over as head coach in ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Northville, Middleburgh play to draw in WAC contest

NORTHVILLE — Levi Morgan scored the lone goal for Northville in a 1-1 tie with Middleburgh in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Wednesday. Jacob Frank assisted on the goal for the Falcons, who outshot the Knights by a 13-4 margin. Andrew Johns scored the lone goal for ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: OESJ blanks Mekeel

SCOTIA — Abby Johnson and Alexis Mumford each scored twice to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 6-0 victory over Mekeel Christian Academy on Wednesday in a Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest at Maalwyck Park. Madisyn Schell and Michaela Wilson also scored for the ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth sweeps Scotia-Glenville

BROADALBIN — Olivia Fraser finished with seven digs, four aces, one kill and one assist to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council volleyball match. The Lady Patriots won by scores of 25-9, 25-7 and 25-13. It was the eighth straight win for ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth edges Johnstown, 1-0

BROADALBIN — With the regular season in its final week, the Broadalbin-Perth and Johnstown girls soccer teams had the postseason on their minds when they met in a Foothills Council South Division contest Tuesday. The Lady Patriots picked up the 1-0 victory at Patriot Field, which could ...

Field Hockey Roundup: Huskies slip past Glens Falls in overtime

GLOVERSVILLE — It took every second, and then some, to determine a winner in Tuesday’s Foothills Council field hockey match at Gloversville High School. The Gloversville Huskies and Glens Falls Indians battled to a 2-2 draw through regulation and the first overtime period and appeared ...

Gloversville blanked by Scotia-Glenville, 6-0

GLOVERSVILLE — After falling to Johnstown in a Foothills Council match last Wednesday, the Gloversville girls’ soccer team looked to rebound on its home turf against Scotia-Glenville. The Lady Tartans had different plans as six different players scored as they defeated Gloversville 6-0 in ...

Girls Swimming Roundup: Fonda-Johnstown defeats Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls

JOHNSTOWN — Fonda-Johnstown won nine of 12 events on its way to a 90-74 victory over Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls on Tuesday in a Foothills Council swim meet at Johnstown High School. “Coach [Joe] Hart and Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls always bring an exciting meet and we always are ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Patriots, Tartans play to 1-1 draw

SCOTIA — Sam Rogers scored the lone goal for Broadalbin-Perth in a 1-1 tie with Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council South Division boys soccer contest Monday. Jared O’Connor scored the lone goal for Scotia-Glenville on an assist from Kofi Jack. Jack Marsden made 13 saves for B-P, ...

Galway’s Lovelass advances at sectionals

ALTAMONT — Galway’s Josh Lovelass carded a 5-over-par round of 76 to advance at the Section II Class A-B-C-D golf tournament Tuesday Orchard Creek Golf Club. Loveless’ score puts him in a tie for seventh heading into Friday’s final round. Amsterdam’s C.J. Durinick tied for 34th with ...

GHS volleyball tops Schoharie, 3-0

GLOVERSVILLE — Aireana Muhlberger finished with 26 assists, 15 service points and eight aces to lead Gloversville to a 3-0 victory over Schoharie in a non-league volleyball match Tuesday at Gloversville High School. The Huskies won by scores of 25-18, 25-8 and 25-12. Macey Salvione posted ...

Cross Country Roundup: Fonda-Fultonville boys, girls post two wins

GALWAY — The Fonda-Fultonville boys and girls cross country teams posted wins over Mayfield and Galway in a Western Athletic Conference meet Tuesday. The FFCS boys posted a 17-45 win over Mayfield, while both the Braves and Panthers topped an incomplete Galway squad. The Lady Braves ...

Dragons close out regular season with 5-1 victory over Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — The Gloversville boys soccer team is building momentum as they get set to play in the Section II Class A postseason tournament. Monday, the Dragons snapped a two-game losing streak, defeating host Amsterdam 5-1 in a Foothills Council match at the Lynch Literacy Academy ...

Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory

OSWEGO — Would he make it or not? The closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 capped a drama-filled NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, where Mat Williamson had enough fuel to charge to the checkers while the car that was closing on him fast did not. A late ...

Blue Devils’ rally falls short against Thousand Islands

DOLGEVILLE — With the exception of its 28-0 victory over Waterville, the Dolgeville’s margin of victory in the other three games has been by a touchdown or less. Saturday, the Blue Devils found themselves trailing in the fourth quarter and put together a potential game-tying drive only to ...

Canajoharie-Fort Plain falls to Tamarac, 28-24

FONDA — All season long, the first half has been a struggle for the Canajoharie-Fort Plain football team. That trend continued Saturday as C-FP hosted Tamarac at John G. Boshart Field at Fonda-Fultonville Central School. The Bengals led 21-8 at the half and held off a late comeback bid by ...

Dolgeville girls post 2-1 win over West Canada Valley

DOLGEVILLE — Alexis Smith and Rylee Lamphere scored to lead Dolgeville to a 2-1 victory over West Canada Valley in a Center Staste Conference Division II girls soccer contest Saturday. Smith netted a first-half goal for the Blue Devils, while Lamphere scored the game-winning goal in the ...

MILESTONE MET

Johnstown’s Anna Lee, with sign, poses with her teammates after recording her 100th career point in a 10-0 victory over Gloversville on Tuesday at Gloversville High School.

SENIORS HONORED

The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls soccer team honored its seniors prior to its game with Fonda-Fultonville on Thursday at Soldiers and Sailors Field in St. Johnsville. Pictured, from left, are Isabella Masi, Julie Hickey, Shaian Harmon, Abby Johnson and Ashlee Shelmandine.

Gloversville falls to Little Falls; Lady Bills defeat Holland Patent

GLOVERSVILLE — Alice Bucenec connected for a pair of first-half goals to lead Little Falls to a 3-1 non-league victory over Gloversville Saturday night at Gloversville High School. Gianna Macri added a third first-half goal for the Mounties. Senior Sidney DeMagistris hit a second-half ...