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Canajoharie rolls past Northville, 62-39

NORTHVILLE — Having won just three games all of last season, the Canajoharie boys basketball team is just one win from matching that total after two games this season. “We’re off to a good start this year. The kids have been working hard,” Canajoharie coach Rob Fairley said. The ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Defense helps Mayfield get past Galway

MAYFIELD — Defense is a focal point each game for the Mayfield Lady Panthers and it showed in their 38-27 non-league victory over the Galway Golden Eagles on Wednesday night at Mayfield Central School. It was a seven-point lead for Mayfield heading into the fourth quarter. That is when the ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Amsterdam sweeps past B-P, 4-0

AMSTERDAM — Nic Carbone rolled a 278-714 to lead Amsterdam to a 4-0 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council bowling match at Kelly’s Imperial Lanes on Wednesday. Jon Schultz posted a 251-711 for the Rams, while John Sawitzki added a 217-621. Jared Eipp had a 246-615 to lead ...

H.S. Wrestling Roundup: C-FP wrestlers edge Dolgeville

DOLGEVILLE — Canajoharie-Fort Plain edged Dolgeville-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, 40-39, in a non-league wrestling match Wednesday. Jared Bentz (126 pounds), Lucas Sunderland (132) and Seth Richardson (145) won by pin for Canajoharie-Fort Plain, while Cody Haig (106), Adam Oertel ...

FMCC men roll past North Country, 94-65

SARANAC LAKE — Amadou Diakite hit six 3-pointers on his way to a 26-point effort to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to a 94-65 victory over North Country Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Wednesday. Diakite also had five rebounds and five ...

Lady Raiders lose to North Country

SARANAC LAKE — Kayla Carder scored 20 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead North Country Community College to a 64-53 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday. Mary Parker had 11 points, six steals and five ...

Dolgeville volleyball sweeps Remsen, 3-0

REMSEN — Rylee Lamphere had 10 assists, six digs, two aces and two 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 25-22, 25-16 and 25-9. Emma Bilinski posted nine digs, five kills and three ...

B-P grad Opalka honored by Empire 8

ALFRED — The Sage Colleges’ women’s and men’s cross country squads were honored with the release of the 2018 Empire 8 cross country awards. Sage’s women’s team finished in seventh place at the 2018 Empire 8 Championship, while the men’s team was incomplete and did not score. ...

Glens Falls hands Gloversville first loss, 89-78

GLENS FALLS — Coming off a successful trip to New York City and claiming the Columbia Prep Tournament title, the Gloversville Dragons were ready for an early-season showdown with the Glens Falls Indians. The Dragons rallied from a 12-point first-quarter deficit to tie the game just before ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Giaimo’s buzzer beater lifts Rams past B-P

BROADALBIN — Andrew Giaimo hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Amsterdam to a 46-44 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council boys basketball game Tuesday. Caydren Graveley and Kevin Perez each had 10 points for the Rams, while Damian Colon and Jeffrey Brennan each had eight ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Dolgeville rolls past Richfield Springs

RICHFIELD SPRINGS — Hannah Stack scored 29 points and grabbed 26 rebounds to lead Dolgeville to a 59-39 victory over Richfield Springs in a non-league girls basketball game Tuesday. The Blue Devils led 31-13 at the half on their way to the win. Sandy Gonyea had 10 points, six assists and ...

Gloversville bowlers sweep Schuylerville

GLOVERSVILLE — Derek Taylor finished with games of 202, 230 and 259 on his way to a 691 series to lead Gloversville to a 4-0 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council bowling match Tuesday at Arterial Lanes. Adam Loveless rolled a 222-612 for the Huskies, Lane Daley had a 202-605 ...

AHS swimmers lose to Albany Academy

AMSTERDAM — Albany Academy won all 11 events on its way to a 124-29 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league boys swim meet at Lynch Literacy Academy on Tuesday. Brayden Henkel won the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke for Albany Academy, while Ian Young (100 backstroke), ...

Boucaud honored by SUNY Cobleskill

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill Department of Sport & Exercise announced Monday that freshman Kevon Boucaud, an Amsterdam graduate, a member of the men’s indoor track and field team has been named the athletic program’s Fighting Tiger Athlete-of-the-Week. The Fighting Tiger ...

Royal Mountain to host snow drags

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area and Renegade Racing will host snowmobile drag racing again this winter. The first of three events will take place Saturday, with the other two events are set for Jan. 26 and March 9. Registration for riders will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., with ...

Philo powers Gloversville past Glens Falls

GLOVERSVILLE — Last season, it took the Gloversville girls basketball team until the fifth game of the season to post its first win. The Lady Dragons are ahead of the game, as they rebounded from a season-opening loss to Amsterdam with an impressive 71-55 victory over Glens Falls in ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Johnstown holds off South Glens Falls

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Lady Bills played a dominant first half against South Glens Falls but had to hold off a second half surge by the Bulldogs to get away with a 50-45 victory in Foothills Council action Monday night. The Lady Bills held a 30 -17 lead at halftime but the Bulldogs ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Galway edges Wells in overtime

GALWAY — Mike Sowle finished with 15 points to help Galway post a 42-39 overtime victory over Wells in a non-league boys basketball contest Monday. The Golden Eagles trailed 30-20 after three quarters before outscoring the Indians 17-7 in the fourth quarter to force overtime. All five ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Sir Bills swept in Foothills contest

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Austin Montell rolled a high game of 268 and a 623 series to lead Glens Falls to a 4-0 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council bowling match at Kingpin’s Alley on Monday. Payton Granger had a 207-593 for the Indians, while Jaclyn Smith added a 532 series. Steven ...

FMCC men post win over Broome

JOHNSTOWN — After leading 36-35 at the half, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s basketball team outscored SUNY Broome 43-27 in the second half on its way to an 80-62 victory in a Region 3 contest Monday. Amadou Diakite finished with 19 points, seven assists, four rebounds and ...