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Lady Bills defeat Greene, 2-1

VESTAL — For the first time since 1997, the Johnstown Lady Bills field hockey team will be playing in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C final four. The undefeated Lady Bills punched their ticket to the final four with a 2-1 victory over Section IV Greene ...

Lady Falcons top Eagles, 3-1

GOSHEN — The Northville girls soccer team is head to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D final four for the first time since 2011. Led by a two-goal performance from senior captain Brytney Moore the Lady Falcons rallied from an early one-goal deficit to defeat ...

Broadalbin-Perth wins second-straight Class C title

SARATOGA SPRINGS – After a fourth-place finish at the 2018 Class B state championships, the Broadalbin-Perth girls volleyball team took its first step toward a return trip to the tournament. The top-seeded Lady Patriots claimed their second-straight Section II Class B championship, sweeping ...

SECTIONAL CHAMPS

The Fonda-Fultonville boys cross country team poses for a photo after winning the Class C team title at the Section II Cross Country Championships at Saratoga Spa State Park on Nov. 4. The Braves will compete in the state championships Saturday at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Fo-Jo swimmers finish eighth, Sea Dragons ninth at sectionals

CLIFTON PARK — The Fonda-Johnstown girls swim team placed eighth in the team standings at the Section II Division 2 Girls Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at Shenendehowa High School. Fo-Jo finished with 85 points, while Gloversville-Mayfield was ninth with 61 points. Amsterdam ...

Dolgeville runners compete at sectionals

VERNON — The Dolgeville boys finished 20th in the Class D race at the Section III Cross Country Championships. Beaver River won the team title with 17 points, Sauquoit Valley was second with 93 points and Tully was third with 117 points. The Blue Devils were 20th with 518 points. Beaver ...

FMCC men drop season opener

JOHNSTOWN — Latyce Faison finished with 30 points to lead Onondaga Community College to a 95-65 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Region III men’s basketball contest Saturday. Jakhi Lucas scored 15 points for Onondaga (3-1 overall), while Sunday Joshua had 14 points, ...

FMCC women lose to Onondaga, 74-66

JOHNSTOWN — Katelyn Karleski finished with 22 points to lead Onondaga Community College to a 74-66 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Region III women’s basketball game Saturday. Megan Dano had 13 points for the Lazers, while Aniah Ingram added 10 rebounds. Niamani ...

Gonzalez helps Sage defeat Elms in OT

CHICOPEE, Mass. — Sage’s men’s basketball team traveled to Elms College on Saturday afternoon for their 2019-2020 opener. The Gators needed OT, but triumphed, 81-79 in overtime to stand at 1-0 on the young season. Elms drops to 0-1. Sage led 35-31 at the break, before the Blazers had a ...

Galway claims Class D championship

SARATOGA SPRINGS — After dropping a 3-1 decision to Mayfield in the 2018 Class D championship match, the Galway Eagles have been focused on not only getting back to the championship match, but bring home the championship. Mission accomplished. The top-seeded Golden Eagles defeated Argyle ...

Lady Braves lose to Lake George in Class D title match

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Playing in the Section II Class C title game for the second-straight year, and third time in the last five seasons, the Fonda-Fultonville girls volleyball team was looking to bring home its first title. Standing in their way was top-seeded Lake George. The Warriors put ...

READY FOR REGIONALS

The Johnstown field hockey and Northville girls soccer teams will be competing in regional finals today. The Lady Bills, who won the Section II Class C title Sunday, are slated to face Section IV champion Greene at Vestal High School at 11 a.m. The winner will advance to the state ...

Several swimmers advance to finals

CLIFTON PARK — Gloversville-Mayfield’s Mariana Benvenuto posted the fifth-fastest time in the 100-yard butterfly in the preliminaries of the Section II Division 2 Girls Swimming and Diving Championships at Shenendehowa High School on Friday. Benvenuto posted a time of 1:01.55 to qualify ...

Gloversville sets practice schedules

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity and junior varsity basketball teams will practice at 10 a.m. Monday at the Gloversville High School gym. The freshman team will practice at ...

Practice schedules slated for Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity will practice at Johnstown School on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the junior varsity basketball teams will practice from 9 to 11 a.m. at ...

Raiders open season Saturday

JOHNSTOWN — After a 20-win season and a tough loss in the Region III semifinals last year, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men ‘s basketball team has high hopes for the 2019-20 season. The Raiders will look to many newcomers to lead the team back to the Region 3 tournament. FM ...

Bowling tournament slated for Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — The second annual Foothills United Foundation (Foothills United Methodist Church) bowling tournament is set for Sunday. The event will take place at Arterial Lanes at 1 p.m. and it will feature raffles. The entry fee will be $60 per team for four-person teams. The entry ...

Johnstown tops Camden in overtime, 2-1

GLOVERSVILLE — In its first regional game since 2011, the Johnstown field hockey team worked overtime to advance. The Lady Bills edged Section III champion Camden, 2-1, in overtime in a state Class C regional semifinal contest at Gloversville High School. It was the first overtime game of ...