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FoJo swimmers fall in season opener

JOHNSTOWN — Vincent Rizzo and Scout Huckans posted individual victories and was part of the victorious 200-yard medley relay team as the co-ed Fonda-Johnstown swim team took to the pool for their first meet of the season Friday afternoon at Johnstown High School. Despite a strong showing, ...

Queensbury sweeps Johnstown Nordic Invy

BENSON —The Queensbury Spartans pulled off a sweep of the team championships at the Johnstown/Guilderland Nordic Ski Invitational Thursday at Lapland Lake. The Spartans dominated the boys meet, defeating runner-up Saratoga 7-24, while the Queensbury girls won the girls varsity meet over ...

Huskies, Rams roll to Foothills wins

The four local Foothills Council high school bowling teams squared off in competition Thursday afternoon. The Johnstown Sir Bills bowled virtually against Amsterdam, while Gloversville virtually faced Broadalbin-Perth. Amsterdam, bowling at Kelly’s Imperial Lanes, picked up a 4-0 win over ...

Area skiers compete at West Mtn.

QUEENSBURY — The Johnstown girls alpine ski team turned in a solid showing at the Niskayuna Invitational at West Mountain on Wednesday. The event was a two-run giant slalom event that was scored as two separate races. In the first race, Saratoga Springs topped the team standings with 21 ...

Gloversville sweeps Johnstown, 4-0

GLOVERSVILLE — Mark Sgambato rolled games of 232 and 258 on his way to a 680 series to help Gloversville to a 4-0 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council bowling match Wednesday. Both teams bowled at their home lanes with Gloversville competing at Arterial Lanes and Johnstown bowling ...

Dillenback wins pair as Sea Dragons defeat C-FP

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville-Mayfield won seven of 12 events on its way to a 101-70 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a virtual swim meet Tuesday. Both teams competed in their home pools and the times were merged to determine the results. Dane Dillenback won the 200-yard freestyle for ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Fort Plain boys sweep Canajoharie

CANAJOHARIE — Damien Young rolled games of 256 and 209 on his way to a 617 series to lead Fort Plain to a 4-0 victory over Canajoharie in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match Monday at Iroquois Lanes. Anthony Paradiso finished with a 258-601 for the Hilltoppers, Landon VanAlstine ...

Sir Bills defeat Tartans

JOHNSTOWN — Brianna Subik rolled games of 229 and 210 on her way to a 596 series to help Johnstown post a 3-1 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council bowling match Monday. Steven Hulbert had a 217-550 for the Sir Bills, while Matthew Ferrara added a 191-530. Jacob Leffler had ...

Gloversville-Mayfield, Canajoharie-Fort Plain fall in season openers

GLOVERSVILLE — Dane Dillenback picked up a pair of wins to go with victories by Lukas Oathout, Logan Oathout and Alex Payne but it was not enough as the Gloversville-Mayfield swim team dropped its season opener to Queensbury, by a corrected score of 92-60. Swimming at the Gloversville Middle ...

NYSPHSAA announces partnership with Gipper Media, Inc.

LATHAM — The New York Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) and Gipper Media, Inc. (Gipper) have signed a formal agreement to make Gipper the Official Social Media Graphics Solution Partner of the Association. The partnership will include an integrated marketing presence ...

Siena takes pair from Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jalen Pickett scored 15 points — going over 1,000 for his career — and added nine rebounds and six assists as Siena topped Fairfield 74-58 on Saturday for the Saints’ 13th straight win dating to last season. Jackson Stormo also scored 15 points for Siena. Kyle ...

St. Joseph’s defeats Albany, 67-64

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Taylor Funk had 14 points as Saint Joseph’ s snapped its season-opening eight-game losing streak, edging past Albany 67-64 on Saturday night. Jordan Hall had 13 points and nine assists for Saint Joseph’ s (1-8). Jack Forrest added 12 points. Myles Douglas had 10 ...

Gloversville-Mayfield swimmers fall to Queensbury

GLOVERSVILLE — Dane Dillenback picked up a pair of wins to go with victories by Lukas Oathout and Alex Payne but it was not enough as the Gloversville-Mayfield swim team dropped its season opener to Queensbury, 92-60. Swimming at the Gloversville Middle School pool, Dillenback turned in the ...

Gloversville bowlers sweep Schuylerville

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies improved their season record to 8-4 overall with a 4-0 victory over Schuylerville in Foothills Council bowling action Friday. Gloversville, bowling at Arterial Lanes, posted game scores of 1,120, 1,191 and 1,258 for a total of 3,569 ...

Sir Bills fall to South High in season opener

JOHNSTOWN — South Glens Falls’ Willis Bickford rolled a 793 triple at Kingpin’s Alley to lead the Bulldogs to a 4-0 victory over Johnstown in virtual Foothills Council bowling action Thursday. South High (7-1) took total with games of 1,225, 1,140 and 1,276 for 3,641 total pins, while ...

ValleyCats join Frontier League

Spurned by Major League Baseball in the big reorganization of Minor League Baseball, the Tri-City ValleyCats will join the independent Frontier League for the 2021 season and beyond. This agreement will allow the ValleyCats to maintain professional baseball in the Capital Region. Tri-City had ...

Brown, Ortiz register year-end NYRA titles

OZONE PARK — Chad Brown won his sixth consecutive New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) year-end training title with 91 wins while Jose Ortiz compiled his second riding crown with 142 victories as racing in 2020 was capped with the conclusion of the card on December 31. Klaravich Stables ...

South Glens Falls tops Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — Willis Bickford rolled games of 207, 245 and 254 to finish with a 704 series to lead South Glens Falls to a 3-1 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council bowling match Wednesday. Dalton Jones posted a 232-633 for the Bulldogs, Chris Sharpe had a 223-624 and Jacob Hall ...

Mayfield girls win Queensbury Invitational

NORTH CREEK — The Mayfield girls nordic ski team posted its second win in as many races at the Queensbury Invitational on Tuesday at Gore Mountain Nordic Center. The Lady Panthers placed three skiers among the top five to finish with 10 team points. Queensbury was second with 19 points, ...

Glen Ridge adds ESS to its schedule

FULTONVILLE — Along with announcing its opening day on May 2, Glen Ridge Motorsports Park announced an addition to the upcoming schedule.  The Empire Super Sprints are scheduled to return to the Ridge for the first time since 2011 on Aug. 8.  When the ESS ran at the Ridge on June 25, ...