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Amsterdam earns No. 1 seed, Fort Plain seeded second

Seven area teams will take part in the Section II baseball tournament. Amsterdam, Gloversville, Broadalbin-Perth, Fonda-Fultonville, Canajoharie, Galway and Fort Plain all will be part of the postseason. Amsterdam earned the top seed in Class A after winning the Foothills Council title with a ...

Fort Plain awarded third seed for Section II Class D tourney

A total of six area softball teams will be part of the Section II Tournament. Galway, Fort Plain, Canajoharie, Amsterdam, Fonda-Fultonville and Mayfield all will be part of the tournament this season. Fort Plain (12-3 overall) is the highest-seeded area team, earning the No. 3 spot for the ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth tops Greenwich, 6-5

AMSTERDAM — In its final regular-season game, Broadalbin-Perth posted a 6-5 victory over Greenwich in a non-league game at Shuttleworth Park on Thursday. Jack Szumowski had a double, single and two RBIs for the Patriots, while Brodryk Benton, Jack Marsden and Alex Gardner all had two ...

AHS softball loses at Mohonasen, 7-3

ROTTERDAM — Michaela Arcate finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs to lead Mohonasen to a 7-3 non-league victory over Amsterdam on Thursday. Mattison Muller was 2-for-4 with two runs scored for Mohonasen (9-11 overall), while Ava Fasolino and Madison Seligman each had doubles. Megan LaMont, Emma ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: FFCS gets past Johnstown, 10-7

JOHNSTOWN — Massimo DiCaprio had two singles to help Fonda-Fultonville post a 10-7 victory over Johnstown in a non-league baseball game Wednesday at Johnstown High School. Zack Pedersen had two singles for the Sir Bills, who suffered their seventh straight loss. Fonda-Fultonville improved ...

H.S. Track Roundup: B-P boys, AHS girls claim Foothills Council titles

SCHUYLERVILLE — The Amsterdam girls and Broadalbin-Perth boys claimed the team titles Wednesday at the Foothills Council track and field championships at Schuylerville High School. “Despite many seasons of great teams including multiple Section II championship teams, one goal has gone ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth loses to Hudson Falls, 17-3

BROADALBIN — Grace Davis pitched a complete-game two-hitter to lead Hudson Falls to a 17-3 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in Foothills Council softball game at Broadalbin-Perth High School on Wednesday. Davis struck out seven in seven innings for the Tigers. Hailie Casey had a triple and ...

JHS girls lacrosse earns fourth seed

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown girls lacrosse team was seeded fourth for the Section II Class D Tournament on Wednesday. The Lady Bills will host fifth-seeded Holy Names on Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Knox Field. The winner will face either top-seeded Schuylerville or eighth-seeded Greenwich in the ...

Racing Around: Wilder second at Utica-Rome

While on vacation this week, I had the opportunity to venture over to Utica-Rome Speedway to be a fan and watch the 100-lap New Yorker for small-block modifieds. When Matt Sheppard drew the outside pole, fans were ready to write him the winner’s check but Fort Plain’s Jeremy Wilder drew ...

Several area athletes honored by Sage

ALBANY — The Sage College’s department of athletics gathered to recognize and honor the outstanding performances of the 2017-18 year with the naming of the athletic award winners for the 15 varsity athletic teams. In addition to awarding the Gator Award, for the Most Outstanding Player, ...

AHS boys lacrosse loses to Scotia, 11-5

SCOTIA — Zack Wilson scored five goals to lead Scotia-Glenville to an 11-5 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council boys lacrosse contest Tuesday. James Almond had three goals and an assist for the Tartans, while Jackson Spikereit had a goal and two assists. Matt Williams finished with ...

Girls Lacrosse Roundup: Amsterdam loses to Scotia, 20-6

SCOTIA — Sophomore Kayli Hoefs scored four goals for Amsterdam in a 20-6 loss to Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game Tuesday. Lucia Liverio and Alyssa Kuchis also scored for the Lady Rams (2-14 overall, 1-11 Foothills). Glens Falls 11, Johnstown 10 JOHNSTOWN — ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Late surge lifts Tartans past Sir Bills

JOHNSTOWN — Scotia-Glenville scored six runs in both the top of the fifth and sixth innings on its way to a 15-2 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council baseball game at Johnstown High School. Chris Aldi had a single, double and two stolen bases for the Tartans. Andrew LeMorta had ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Schuylerville blanks Johnstown, 12-0

JOHNSTOWN — Katelyn Weed finished 3-for-3 to lead Schuylerville to a 12-0 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council softball game Monday at Johnstown High School. Molly Elder had a single, triple and two RBIs for the Black Horses (16-2 overall, 11-2 Foothills), while Emily Vallee was ...

GHS tennis loses in quarterfinals

BURNT HILLS — Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake won four of five singles matches and both doubles contests on its way to a 6-1 victory over Gloversville in a Section II Class A boys tennis quarterfinal match Monday. Ryan Leech, Josh Jones, Peter Fulgeri and Brian Jones won singles matches for the ...

Area teams compete at Hysack Invitational

CHERRY VALLEY — Three area track and field teams competed at the Kyle Hysack Invitational on Friday at Cherry Valley-Springfield High School. Johnstown, Canajoharie and Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville all took part. Canajoharie’s Jordan Porter was named the girls Athlete of ...

Constantino picks up win at Glen Ridge

FULTONVILLE — There were plenty of repeat winners Sunday at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. Luke Horning (pro stock) and Andy Graves (mini stock) claimed their third victory in as many races, while Mike Hill (senior slingshot) and Garrett Poland (junior slingshot) each posted their second ...

Mayfield seniors earn Capital Zone Physical Education Leadership Award

MAYFIELD — Mayfield seniors Sydney Sheldon and Thomas Gates received the Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Leadership Award on April 29 at a banquet the recognized students from many of the school districts in the capital area. Sheldon and Gates were selected ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Galway slips past Fonda-Fultonville

FONDA — Erik Malanoski and Michael Zelezniak each had singles to help Galway post a 2-1 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game Saturday. The Golden Eagles (9-3 overall, 8-2 WAC) scored both of their runs in the fifth inning. Myles Andersen had a ...

FMCC baseball loses in regionals

BUFFALO — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team came up short in the Region 3 sub-regional doubleheader Saturday. The Raiders fell to Erie Community College in game one, 11-1 and fell in game two 5-4. In game one, the Kats scored nine runs in the first two innings and ...