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Area football players named Class B North all-stars

Several Johnstown and Broadalbin-Perth football players were among those named to the Section II Class B North Division all-star team. Broadalbin-Perth junior tight end Jackson Sassanella, Johnstown senior offensive lineman Noah Champlin and Broadalbin-Perth senior offensive lineman Matt ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Dragons get past Indians

GLENS FALLS — Dante Bouchard finished with a game-high 27 points to lead Gloversville to a 60-53 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council boys basketball game Friday at Glens Falls High School. The Dragons left 27-26 at the half before outscoring the Indians by a 33-27 margin in the ...

Winter weather postpones games

Friday’s wintry weather forced the postponement of several area athletic contests. The Broadalbin-Perth boys basketball team had its home game with Amsterdam postponed to Dec. 23 at 4:30 p.m. The Canajoharie girls basketball team had its home game with Herkimer postponed to Jan. 13 at 7 ...

H.S. Hoops Classic set at Herkimer

HERKIMER — Herkimer College will host the High School Hoops Classic on Dec. 14. The event will feature three varsity basketball games. The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls will face Cherry Valley-Springfield at noon, while the Dolgeville boys will meet Frankfort-Schuyler at 3 ...

HALL OF FAMERS

The Fulton County Regional USBC hosted its annual hall of fame induction dinner on Oct 20. Kathy Williams, Donald Beach, and Jean Persch (posthumously) were inducted into the hall of fame this year. The dinner was held at Patricia's in Johnstown.

Lady Bills top South Glens Falls, 44-33

JOHNSTOWN — After dropping its season opener at Amsterdam on Tuesday, the Johnstown girls basketball team looked to bounce back Thursday against South Glens Falls. The Lady Bills fell behind by seven points in the third quarter before rallying for a 44-33 Foothills Council victory at ...

Northville rolls past Wells to notch first win of season

NORTHVILLE — After getting outscored 31-9 in the second half of Tuesday’s loss to Richfield Springs, the Northville girls basketball team headed into Thursday’s non-league contest with Wells looking for better results. The Lady Falcons used a dominating first half on their way to a ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Johnstown gets past Queensbury

JOHNSTOWN — Mick Winton finished with a 607 series to lead Johnstown to a 4-0 victory over Queensbury in a Foothills Council bowling match at Perry Lanes on Thursday. Peyton Bush posted a 166-419 for the Sir Bills, while Logan Harvey had a high game of 147. Tony Fedele led Queensbury with ...

Fonda-Johnstown wins WAC opener

BERNE — Fonda-Johnstown won nine of 13 weight classes to post a 54-24 victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo/Middleburgh in a Western Athletic Conference wrestling match Thursday. Jonathan Cranker (145 pounds), Darnell VanSlyke (195), Kyle Morton (220) and Tanner Warner (285) all won by pin for ...

Bethlehem defeats Sea Dragons, 106-72

DELMAR — Bethlehem won eight of 12 events on its way to a 106-72 victory over Gloversville-Mayfield in a non-league boys swim meet Thursday. John Janeski (200-yard freestyle), Joey Chiarella (200 individual medley), Max Kaback (50 freestyle), Sean Leslie (1-meter diving), Jack Vincelette ...

Dolgeville volleyball tops Cooperstown

DOLGEVILLE — After dropping the first two sets, the Dolgeville volleyball team rallied for a 3-2 Center State Conference victory over Cooperstown on Thursday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 24-26, 22-25, 25-11, 25-23 and 26-24. Emma Bilinski had 17 digs, 15 assists, 12 kills and six ...

Dolgeville boys rout Poland in opener

DOLGEVILLE — Tanner Zacek finished with 12 points to lead Dolgeville to a 66-19 victory over Poland in a Center State Conference boys basketball game Thursday. The Blue Devils led 19-2 after one quarter and 40-10 at the half on their way to the win. Elijah Morse had 10 points, 12 rebounds ...

Fonda-Johnstown tops Little Falls in opener

FONDA — In its opening match of the season, the Fonda-Johnstown wrestling team won nine of 14 weight classes on its way to a 51-27 victory over Little Falls in a non-league contest at Fonda-Fultonville High School on Wednesday. “This was a good start to the season for us,” ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Johnstown tops Glens Falls for first victory of season

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Steven Hulbert rolled a high game of 267 and finished with a 648 series to lead Johnstown to a 3-1 victory over South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match at Kingpin’s Alley on Wednesday. Mick Winton finished with a 258-642 for the Sir Bills, while Brianna ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Mayfield edges Wells in OT, 64-62

MAYFIELD — Kyle Capperello scored the game-winning basket with 11 seconds remaining to lift Mayfield to a 64-62 victory over Wells in a non-league boys basketball contest Wednesday at Mayfield High School. Britain Goodemote had the assist on Capperello’s basket. Capperello finished with ...

Dolgeville volleyball sweeps Remsen, 3-0

DOLGEVILLE — Rylee Lamphere finished with 12 assists, eight digs and three kills to lead Dolgeville to a 3-0 victory over Remsen in a Center State Conference volleyball match Wednesday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 26-24, 25-21 and 25-14. Emma Bilinski had nine assists, seven kills ...

FMCC men lose to North Country

JOHNSTOWN — Tarique Foggie finished with 16 points and seven rebounds to lift North Country Community College to an 84-65 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Wednesday. Vondell Livingston had 15 points and five rebounds ...

Lady Raiders fall short against Saints

JOHNSTOWN — Kayla Carder finished with a game-high 32 points to lead North Country Community College to a 90-57 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday. Carder also had eight rebounds for the Saints. Dontasia had ...

Dragons use strong start to win opener

GLOVERSVILLE — A quick start and strong finish lifted the Gloversville boys basketball team to a season-opening victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council boys basketball contest Tuesday at Gloversville High School. The Dragons led 19-2 after one quarter and closed the game by ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Vazquez leads Amsterdam past Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — Yandeel Vazquez finished with 19 points to lead Amsterdam to a 69-51 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council boys basketball contest Tuesday at Johnstown High School. It was the season-opening game for both teams. The Rams led 14-11 after one quarter and broke the game ...