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FMCC baseball sweeps MVCC

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball game won both ends of its doubleheader with Mohawk Valley Community College on Tuesday. FMCC won the first game, 5-4, in eight innings, and the second game, 2-1. In the first game, William Newcomb had two doubles and two RBIs ...

FMCC softball drops pair to MVCC

UTICA — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College softball team opened its 2019 campaign on Tuesday at Mohawk Valley Community College.  The Lady Raiders fell in both games, losing the first, 15-1, and the second, 11-10. FMCC suffered some first-game jitters and the Hawks scored four runs ...

Hinderliter scores twice in HVCC win

TROY — The Hudson Valley Community College men’s lacrosse team pulled away late to win its third straight game after defeating Herkimer, 13-7, on Wednesday at the Outdoor Athletic Complex. Austin Hinderliter (Johnstown) also scored twice for Hudson Valley (5-3 overall), both coming in ...

Sir Bills rally for win over Scotia-Glenville

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Sir Bills found themselves in a position they had not been in so far this season — trailing. Scotia-Glenville opened Tuesday’s non-league lacrosse match with an aggressive attack, putting the Sir Bills in a 6-0 hole by the end of the opening quarter. The Sir ...

Second-half surge lifts Lady Bills to win

JOHNSTOWN — After opening the season with a 15-3 win over Greenwich on Monday, the Johnstown girls lacrosse team was back in action Tuesday against Hoosick Falls at Knox Field. The Lady Bills used a strong second half to post their second straight win, topping the Lady Panthers, ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Mayfield splits pair at Mudville

HERKIMER — The Mayfield softball team split its opening games Tuesday in the Kris Haver Memorial Tournament at the Mudville Softball Complex. In the first game, Mayfield posted a 5-3 win over Poland and in the second game, the Lady Panthers lost, 7-4, to Canastota. Taryn LaFontaine had a ...

GHS boys tennis loses to Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — Queensbury won four of five singles matches and both doubles contests on its way to a 6-1 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council boys tennis match Tuesday. Aidan Rowley, Conor Whalen, Kevin Milza and Skyler Allen all won singles matches for the Spartans. Owen Young ...

Etherton reaches milestone in Lady Bills’ 15-3 Foothills win

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown girls lacrosse team received a milestone performance from Maddy Etherton in their season opener Monday at Knox field. The senior attacker turned in a four goal, two assist performance to lead the Lady Bills to a 15-3 victory over Greenwich and became the first ...

Huskies, Rams drop season-opening matches

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Gloversville picked up singles victories from Damian Bruce and Ryan Issa as the Huskies fell to South Glens Falls 5-2 in their Foothills Council opener for both team Monday. Bruce claimed the first singles match 6-0, 6-0 over South High’s Brian Giachetta, while Issa ...

Ballston Spa tops Amsterdam, 17-7

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Rams got their season off to a rocky start, dropping a 17-7 non-league decision to 2018 Class AA runner-up Ballston Spa Monday at Shuttleworth Park. Evan Fox led Ballston Spa going 4-for-5 and a double shy of hitting for the cycle, while driving in four runs and ...

Senior golf league to host meeting

VAIL MILLS — The Johnstown Senior Golf League is open to all golfers age 60 and older, and will host an initial informational meeting on May 8, 2019 at 9 a.m. at the Holland Meadows Golf Course pro shop. The league plays on Wednesday mornings through August. For more information, ...

2019 Boys Tennis Preview: Gloversville, Amsterdam open new season today

Heading into the new season, the Amsterdam and Gloversville boys tennis teams will be looking to replace several key contributors from last season. Gloversville lost Marawan Abbas, Davina Eberts, Libby Ashe, Alyssa Henley and Kaden O’Shaughnessy, while Amsterdam will need to replace Fred ...

Fonda-Fultonville hosts winter sports awards night

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District hosted its annual winter awards night March 11 in the high school auditorium. From the boys basketball team, Jackson Atty earned the James C. Lippie Memorial Most Valuable Player award. Mitch Araya earned the Leading Rebounder ...

Tavolaro, Opalka compete for Sage

MARLBORO — Sage’s women’s and men’s outdoor track and field teams were in action on Saturday at the Mt. St. Mary College Invitational held at Marlboro High School. By the end of the meet, Sage had broken three school records. In the 1,500 meter run, senior co-captain Victoria Opalka ...

2019 Boys Lacrosse Preview: Johnstown, Amsterdam prepared for new season

Heading into the new season, the Johnstown and Amsterdam boys lacrosse team have had plenty of changes since last season. The Sir Bills are looking to replace several key contributors from last season’s team, including Garrett Way, Kerry Blackwood, Andy Sitterly, Tanner Fahr and Zach ...

Gallup scores 17 in Patroons win

ALBANY — Gloversville graduate E.J. Gallup scored all 17 of his points in the second half to lead the Albany Patroons to a 131-114 victory over the Owensboro Throughbreds on Saturday at the Washington Avenue Armory. With the win, Albany moved to 13-10 overall, one game behind the Raleigh ...

Nagle helps HVCC sweep Schenectady

TROY — The Hudson Valley Community College baseball program earned a doubleheader sweep over Schenectady County Community College on Saturday at Joe Bruno Stadium.  The Vikings won the first game 15-0 in five innings and the second game 18-1 in five innings. In the second game, ...

ZDK members earn rank promotions

JOHNSTOWN — Several students of the Zen Do Kai, located at 490 N. Perry St, recently tested for rank advancement. Rob and Bonnie Streeter would like to congratulate the students who were successful. Myles Buanno earned his junior black belt rank after many years of training; showing ...

2019 Girls Lacrosse Preview: Johnstown, Amsterdam set to begin new season

The Amsterdam and Johnstown girls lacrosse teams will hit the ground running Monday. Both are scheduled to host the season openers, with the Lady Rams hosting Scotia-Glenville in their Foothills Council opener, while Johnstown will open a four-game homestand at Knox Field with a league match ...

Area athletic contests shuffled

Several area athletic contests scheduled for today were postponed due to field conditions. The Fonda-Fultonville softball team had its trip to Herkimer for the Mudville Tournament moved to Tuesday at 4 p.m. The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team had its home doubleheader with ...