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AHS boys lacrosse loses to Saugerties

AMSTERDAM — Tavin Rell finished with five goals and three assists to lead Saugerties to a 14-6 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league boys lacrosse game at Lynch Literacy Academy. Robbie Martin had four goals and three assists for the Sawyers (2-1 overall), while Caleb Edwards added four ...

FMCC baseball splits doubleheader

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team opened up its northern schedule on Tuesday against Jefferson Community College. The Raiders split the doubleheader with the Cannoneers. FMCC lost game one 12-6 and bounced back to win game two, 6-5. FMCC jumped out to a ...

2018 Track & Field Preview: Back on Track

The local track and field season gets under way today with some of the top talent in the state seeking berths at the season-ending state championship meet on June 8 and 9 at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. Foothills Council The Gloversville Huskies are scheduled to open their new track ...

Second-half surge lifts Lady Bills to victory

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam girls’ lacrosse team put together a strong first-half holding Johnstown to five goals, while putting seven in the back of the net. The Lady Bills shook off the first-game nerves during the intermission and came out firing, putting seven unanswered goals on the ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Canajoharie slips past OESJ, 4-3

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Joe Trembley had a bases-loaded RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Canajoharie to a 4-3 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in a Western Athletic Conference game at Soldiers & Sailors Field. The Cougars were the home team as the game was ...

Boys Tennis Roundup: Gloversville picks up two wins

HUDSON FALLS — The Gloversville tennis team opened its season with two wins over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council doubleheader Monday. The Huskies won both matches by scores of 7-0. In the first match, Damian Bruce, Ryan Issa, Kaden O’Shaughnessy, Devina Eberts and Cam Biche all won ...

JHS boys lacrosse tops Hoosick Falls

JOHNSTOWN — Trevor Murphy finished with three goals and two assists to lead Johnstown to a 12-6 victory over Hoosick Falls in a Wasaren League boys lacrosse game Monday at Knox Field. The Sir Bills led 8-2 at the half on their way to the win. Kerry Blackwood had three goals and an assist ...

Mowrey honored by SUNY Cobleskill

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill Department of Sport & Exercise announced Monday that senior Jeremy Mowrey, a Johnstown graduate and member of the men’s lacrosse team, has been named the athletic program’s Fighting Tiger Athlete-of-the-Week for the week end April 8. The senior ...

2017 Champions honored at Fonda Speedway awards banquet

ROTTERDAM — The management of the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway put a period on the 2017 racing season at Mallozzi’s Restaurant on March 31 with the annual awards banquet honoring the track champions in their respective divisions and other members of the Fonda Speedway staff as ...

Adirondack Thunder clinch division title

GLENS FALLS — The Adirondack Thunder clinched their second consecutive North Division title with a victory over the Brampton Beast on Sunday evening at the Powerade Centre. With the victory, Adirondack will take on the Worcester Railers in the first round of the 2018 Kelly Cup ...

2018 High School Softball Preview: Slow start

Through the first full week of the regular season, just two games have been played for area high school softball teams. Fonda-Fultonville split a pair of games with Canastota and Poland at the Mudville Softball Complex in Herkimer on Monday. The rest of the area’s teams are still waiting ...

Sir Bills hold off Scotia-Glenville, 12-11

JOHNSTOWN — When the Johnstown boys lacrosse team was a member of the Foothills council, they played Scotia-Glenville twice every season, and usually came up on the short end of the final score. Since 2014 when the Sir Bills moved to the Wasaren League the two teams have not played, until ...

Mowrey scores two in Cobleskill loss

MARCY — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s lacrosse team suffered through a long afternoon at SUNY Polytechnic Institute on Saturday as the Fighting Tigers dropped a 15-6 North Eastern Athletic Conference action. With the loss Cobleskill falls to 3-4 overall including a 0-2 mark in NEAC action while ...

Opalka competing for Sage track team

STATEN ISLAND — The Sage Colleges’ women’s and men’s track and field teams opened the 2018 season on Saturday at the Wagner Invitational, a non-team scored meet. On the women’s side, junior Victoria Opalka (Broadalbin-Perth) had a banner start to her career at Sage as she was 20th ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Foster, Sanford and baseball with a Flair

If you attended school in either Gloversville or Mayfield between the 1960s and the 1990s, chances are you crossed paths with Physical Education instructors Jack Sanford or Tom Foster. Both men grew up in Gloversville and were two of the most gifted athletes to come out of the Upstate New ...

RAMS DROP OPENER

Aiden Crouse scored five goals to lead Voorheesville to an 8-6 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league boys lacrosse game Friday at Lynch Literacy Academy. Mike Rieken scored four goals for the Rams, while Anthony Barone-Lopez scored twice.

Gloversville ends trip with victory

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. — Aaron Dona carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning to lead Glovers-ville to a 6-5 victory over Young Americans of Georgia in the Mingo Bay Baseball Classic Friday at St. James High School. Raymond Strauser, Trevor Mee and Julien Deumaga all had RBI singles for the ...

Musselman deals Huskies 11-5 non-league loss; B-P tops Braves

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. — The Musselman Applemen pushed across five runs in the top of the sixth inning to break open a tight ball game and defeat Gloversville 11-5 in the Mingo Bay Baseball Classic Thursday at St. James High School. Nate Thompson led Gloversville (1-2) with two doubles and two ...

Speedway safety crews get updates on new equipment

JOHNSTOWN — Keeping drivers safe in cars has always been a priority at all levels of racing. Even with new full containment seats, better seatbelt systems and stronger roll cages, accidents happen presenting new challenges for the track safety crews. On March 31, the safety crews from ...

Weekend race programs cancelled

Practice and inspection session scheduled this weekend at Fonda Speedway and Glen Ridge Motorsports Park have been cancelled due to wet grounds and expected inclement weather. Saturday’s open test and tune session at Caroga Creek Speedway has also been postponed.