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Huskies cruise to 14-4 win over Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — With both teams looking to end losing streaks, the Gloversville and Johnstown baseball teams squared off under the lights at Johnstown High School Monday night. The Huskies broke out to an early lead, putting Johnstown in a 5-0 hole after three inning of play and cruised to ...

First-half scoring flurry powers Lady Bills victory

JOHNSTOWN — Having played four games last week, the Johnstown girls lacrosse team was back in action Monday, hosting South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game at Knox Field. The Lady Bills used a late first-half flurry to break away from the Bulldogs on their way to a ...

AHS boys top Cambridge, 11-8

AMSTERDAM — Aaron Rackowski scored five goals to lead Amsterdam to an 11-5 victory over Cambridge in a non-league boys lacrosse game at Lynch Literacy Academy on Monday. Rein Desbiens had three goals for the Rams, while Andrew Ianotti had two goals and Serge Desbiens also scored. Cam ...

FMCC baseball goes 1-2 against Cayuga

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team finished 1-2 in a three-game series with Cayuga Community College this weekend. The final game in the four game series was cancelled due to rain and field conditions. On Saturday, FMCC fell on the road in game one 12-0. ...

Sturdivant competes for UAlbany track

ALBANY — Amsterdam graduate Omahri Sturdivant, a junior on the University at Albany men‘s track and field team, placed third in the triple jump at the America East Championships on Saturday. Sturdivant had a leap of 48-6 1/4. UAlbany won the team title for the 15th straight year, piling ...

Dolgeville players named CSC volleyball all-stars

Several Dolgeville volleyball players were among those named to the Center State Conference volleyball all-star team. Emma Bilinski, Breanna Potts, Jazzlyn Grassel and Rylee Lamphere were named first-team Division II all-stars for the Blue Devils, who shared the CSC Division II crown with ...

CHOOSING HIS SCHOOL

Canajoharie’s Luke Van Slyke signed his letter of intent to play basketball at SUNY Oswego during a ceremony at Canajoharie High School on April 30. Van Slyke, the son of Neal and Lorraine Van Slyke, will accept a scholarship to play men’s basketball at SUNY Oswego. The college's basketball ...

Mayfield-Northville boys, girls place second at meet

MIDDLEBURGH — The Mayfield-Northville boys and girls track and field teams both placed second Saturday at the Marsh-Galotta Invitational at Middleburgh High School. The Mayfield-Northville girls finished with 72 points to finish second behind Maple Hill, which had a total of 156 points. ...

GHS baseball loses to Saugerties

SAUGERTIES — Tyler Gallagher was 3-for-3 with a double, RBI and a run scored to lead Saugerties to an 8-0 victory over Gloversville in a non-league baseball game at Cantine Field on Saturday. Graham Knisell had a single, double and two runs scored for Saugerties, while Rick Janssen was ...

Boys Lacrosse Roundup: Johnstown suffers first loss

SCHUYLERVILLE — Josh Hoyt finished with three goals for Johnstown in a 13-6 loss at Schuylerville in a non-league boys lacrosse contest Saturday. Zach Serpa had two goals for the Sir Bills, while Caden Mereness scored once. Trevor Murphy had three assists for Johnstown (11-1 ...

B-P HONORS

Athletic Director Matt Ehrenreich of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Athletic Department, Broadalbin-Perth baseball coach R.J. Pingitore and junior varsity softball coach Gail DeCicco selected Kelsey Hinderliter of the junior varsity softball team and Brodryk Benton of the baseball ...

Constantino nabs first modified win at Fonda

FONDA — The checkers flew for the black flag team Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Driving a Cyclone chassis of his creation, David Constantino parked the Laudy Hoyenga-owned No. 34 in Victory Lane at the Track of Champions. Joining Constantino with victories on Bob Hilbert Sportswear, ...

OPENING DAY

The Johnstown and Gloversville Little Leagues hosted their opening day-ceremonies Saturday.

FFCS softball loses pair

ILION — The Fonda-Fultonville softball team dropped a pair of games at the David P. Whalen Tournament on Saturday. The Lady Braves lost in the first round, 6-1, to Frankfort-Schuyler and dropped an 18-13 decision to host Central Valley Academy in the consolation game. Westmoreland ...

Amsterdam baseball tops Niskayuna

AMSTERDAM — Jeffrey Brennan went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs to lead Amsterdam to a 6-4 victory over Niskayuna in a non-league baseball game at Shuttleworth Park on Saturday. Peyton Ausfeld went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four stolen bases for the Rams (10-1 overall), while ...

AHS boys lacrosse loses to Voorheesville

AMSTERDAM — Ian Owens scored five goals to lead Voorheesville to a 10-5 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league boys lacrosse game Saturday at Lynch Literacy Academy. Amsterdam (0-11 overall) is scheduled to travel to South Glens Falls on Tuesday for a 5 p.m. game

Tavolaro, Opalka compete for Sage

HOUGHTON — The Sage Colleges’ men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams wrapped action on Saturday afternoon at the 2019 Empire 8 Track and Field Championships on the campus of Houghton College. The two-day event saw Stevens Institute of Technology win both the women’s and the ...

Nordby scores in Westminster loss

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Third-seed Westminster College lost, 14-3, at top-seed Grove City College in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Saturday. The Titans, in only their fourth year of existence, were playing in their first PAC Title game in their first ...

Boucaud competes for SUNY Cobleskill

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Members of the SUNY Cobleskill men’s track and field to action on Friday afternoon competing at the 2019 Jim Thorpe Open Meet hosted by Big 10 member institution Penn State University. The Fighting Tigers had several notable efforts and the non-scoring meet. In the ...