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Area athletes named Foothills all-stars

Several area athletes were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council indoor track and field all-star team. Broadalbin-Perth had Zydain Jackson (55-meter dash), Jon Simmons (55-meter hurdles), Hunter O’Dell (triple jump) and Tino Mancini (shot put) named first-team ...

Area golf courses ready, but on hold due to virus

Prior to Friday’s order to close all non-essential businesses by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, local golf courses were prepared to open with special precautionary measures in place so their patrons could enjoy the outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic. “There were a few articles ...

Fort Edward’s Fish named award winner

SCHENECTADY — Morgan Fish, a senior at Fort Edward High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year. Fish, who competes in volleyball and basketball, will be recognized at the first-ever Capital District ...

Racing museum announces Hall of Fame finalists

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Six racehorses, four trainers, and one jockey account for the 11 finalists that will comprise the National Museum of Racing’s 2020 Hall of Fame ballot, as chosen by the Museum’s Hall of Fame Nominating Committee. The finalists are racehorses Blind Luck, Game On Dude ...

AHS grad Sanchez earns honors

HOUGHTON — Amsterdam High School graduate Edena Sanchez, a junior on the Houghton College women’s indoor track and field team, was named an Empire 8 Conference Sportswoman of the Year. One member of each team was named that institution’s representative on the 2019-20 Women’s Indoor ...

Royal Mountain snow drags ppd.

CAROGA LAKE — The final snowmobile drag racing event, which was scheduled for today at Royal Mountain Ski Area, was canceled. It was scheduled to be the third and final event of the season. Royal Mountain will be back in action in May with the start of its motocross season. For more ...

Burke, Dillenback named first team Foothills all-stars

Several Gloversville-Mayfield swimmers were among those named to the 2019-20 Foothills Council boys swimming and diving all-star team. Dane Dillenback was named to the first team in the 100-yard butterfly for Gloversville-Mayfield, while Yxlphrm Burke (1-meter diving) also earned first-team ...

STSS hosting eSports Quarantine 50 Sunday

The Short Track Super Series will host an eSports event Sunday. It was announced on Facebook by STSS owner Brett Deyo that the inaugural Quarantine 50, a 50 lap Super Late Model race, will be run at the Virtual Williams Grove Speedway through the iRacing simulation at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The ...

Northville’s Moore honored

SCHENECTADY — Brytney Moore, a senior at Northville High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year Moore, who competes in soccer, basketball and softball, will be recognized at the first-ever Capital ...

Fonda Speedway car show postponed

FONDA — The Fonda Speedway Car Show slated for March 27-29 at ViaPort Rotterdam has been canceled in accordance with the guidelines instituted by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The management of Fonda Speedway will announce future plans on their social media and website, Thefondaspeedway.com.

SIR BILLS CHOSEN

Three Johnstown boys lacrosse players were selected from the New York State Regional Champions in February to participate in the Adirondack Region Top 50 Game on June 17 at Shaker High School in Latham. Chase Benton, Mason Kruggel and Ethan Petrie all were selected. The Adirondack Region ...

Fonda-Fultonville’s Atty named MVP

Several area players were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference boys basketball all-star team. Fonda-Fultonville’s Jackson Atty was named the Most Valuable Player in the Hudson Division, while Fonda-Fultonville’s Colin Kowalski, Mayfield’s Kyle Capparello and ...

Lady Braves’ Lombardoni named WAC Mohawk Division MVP

Several area players were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference girls basketball all-star team. Fonda-Fultonville’s Abby Lombardoni was named the Hudson Division’s Most Valuable Player. The Lady Braves also had Carly Atty and Kyla Smith named to the first team, while ...

5K Triple Crown series canceled

JOHNSTOWN — In response to new guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control this week, limiting gatherings for events including sporting events, to less than 50 people (for at least eight weeks or longer), organizers of the 5K Triple Crown series in Johnstown have made the ...

Area skiers named Section II all-stars

Several Mayfield skiers were among those named to the Section II Nordic Skiing all-star team. Madison Relyea and Fianna Halloran were named to the girls first team for the Lady Panthers, while Tatjana Bjelica was named to the second team. Delaney LaFontaine was named honorable mention for ...

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE

Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s Sydney Eggleston recently received a Section II Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete award for outstanding achievement in the classroom, community and basketball.

Royal Mtn. racers post solid showings

CAROGA LAKE — The Royal Mountain racing team posted solid showing March 7 and 8 in two separate events. The younger age groups competed at the Kandahar races at McCauley Mountain in Old Forge. Samantha Sandel, Carson Cheney, Noah Stock, and Jakob Hanna qualified for the Kandahar ...

Hall of Fame classic weekend canceled

COOPERSTOWN — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today that 2020 Hall of Fame Classic Weekend events have been canceled. This precautionary measure is being implemented in accordance with recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and government officials to ...

NASCAR suspends its season until May

By JENNA FRYER The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR has suspended its season until May as part of the CDC’s recommendation to postpone gatherings for the next eight weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision came after at least two Monday conference calls between ...

Dillenback earns Section II honor

Gloversville-Mayfield swimmer Dane Dillenback was named to the Section II, Division II All-Star team. The Gloversville High School sophomore medaled at the 2020 New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys swimming championships March 6 and 7 at the Nassau County Aquatic ...