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Wells baseball tops Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG — Dan Johnson allowed one hit, one walk and struck out eight to lead Wells to a 4-1 victory over Johnsburg in a rain-shortened Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball game Monday. Cody Stuart had two hits for the Indians, while Shane Kennedy had a double and reached base ...

Lady Bills roll past Schuylerville, 17-5

JOHNSTOWN — Maddie Etherton and Taryn Ringer each had four goals and an assist to lead Johnstown to a 17-5 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game Monday at Knox Field. The Lady Bills led 11-3 at the half on their way to the rain-soaked win. Ally Queeney had ...

Johnstown falls short against Greenwich

JOHNSTOWN — Having clinched the Wasaren League regular-season title with its win over Cambridge on Friday, the Johnstown boys lacrosse team looked to finish its league schedule with a perfect 12-0 record. However, the Sir Bills fell behind in the first half against Greenwich and ...

Area riders post solid showings at Twister Valley

FORT PLAIN — Through the first two events of the season, Mother Nature has gotten the best of Twister Valley Sports Complex. The track’s first event of the season, scheduled for April 28 was canceled and weather shortened the first race of the season Sunday. All classes in Sunday’s ...

JHS baseball loses to Schoharie, 3-1

JOHNSTOWN — Shane Helmstadt pitched a complete-game two-hitter to lead Schoharie to a 3-1 victory over Johnstown in a non-league baseball game Saturday at Johnstown High School. Helmstadt struck out 18 in seven innings for the Indians. Quin Barton had a double and a single for ...

Sturdivant places second at meet

PRINCETON, N.J. — Amsterdam graduate Omahri Sturdivant, a junior on the University at Albany men’s track and field team, placed second in the triple jump at the ECAC Championship on Saturday at Princeton University’s Weaver Stadium. Sturdivant had a lead of 47-11 1/4 for the Great ...

FMCC baseball wraps up its season

HERKIMER — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team wrapped up its season with a doubleheader at Herkimer College on Thursday. The Raiders lost the first game, 10-0, before tying the Generals in the second game, 3-3. The Raiders finished the season 7-17-1 overall. In the first ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College athletes honored at banquet

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College student-athletes and coaches gathered at HFM BOCES on Wednesday to celebrate another successful academic and athletic year. Each coach had the opportunity to acknowledge the Raiders for their many accomplishments on the playing field and ...

Amsterdam wins tourney

GLOVERSVILLE — The Amsterdam Lady Rams defeated host Mayfield and Hoosic Valley to take home the winner’s trophy at the annual Mayfield Softball Tournament played at Gloversville High School Saturday. The Lady Rams won the opening game 10-3 over Mayfield. Madsion Carmona had a double to ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Braves clinch sectional spot

FONDA — With rain wiping out Friday’s Western Athletic Conference game, the Fonda-Fultonvile Braves played a doubleheader on Saturday. The Braves took on Duanesburg in the regularly scheduled game first, then took the field as the visitors in the second game against ...

GHS boys tennis defeats Troy, 6-1

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville boys tennis team posted a 6-1 victory over Troy in the opening round of the Section II Class A Tournament on Thursday. Damian Bruce, Ryan Issa, Simon Bruce and Emran Abbas all won singles matches for eighth-seeded Gloversville (7-7 overall). Nick Vincent and ...

AHS girls lacrosse loses to Schenectady

SCHENECTADY — Elizabeth Tchako scored three goals to lead Schenectady-Mohonasen to an 11-10 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league girls lacrosse contest Thursday. Sydney Bernardi and Anna Blanchfield each had two goals for Schenectady-Mohonasen (6-6 overall). Kayli Hoefs finished with five ...

Women’s tourney results announced

GLOVERSVILLE — Nancy’s Naughties won the team event in the Fulton County Regional USBC Women’s City Tournament at Arterial Lanes with team members Nancy Hulbert, Kay Lehr, Carol Coleman and Kathy Dingman with a score of 2,829. They were followed by Wanda’s Warriors, Kendra’s Krazies, ...

DOUBLE-HEADER SWEEP

Fonda-Fultonville third baseman Cade Kearns receives the throw from catcher Brady Myles as Mayfield’s Dallas Hines begins his slide in an attempt to steal third in the Western Athletic Conference game Saturday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Braves defeated Mayfield 11-1 after defeating ...

Mayfield tournament champions

Amsterdam’s Sydney Szczepanik delivers a pitch to the plate against Mayfield in the opening game of the Fourth Annual Mayfield Softball Tournament Saturday at Gloversville High School.Szczepanik was named tournament MVP.

Broadalbin-Perth boys win Kyle Hysack Invitational

CHERRY VALLEY — The Broadalbin-Perth boys took home the team title and the Lady Patriots were second in the teams standings at Friday’s Kyle Hysack Invitational at Cherry Valley-Springfield High School. The Dolgeville boys squad placed third at the meet, while Fort ...

Warner claims Fonda modified feature win

FONDA — Rocky Warner picked up his second career modified feature win, beating out Stewart Friesen in the 30-lap Sunoco modified main event Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Tim Hartman Jr. won the 25-lap Swagger Factory Apparel Crate 602 Sportsman, while Ivan Joslin topped the field in the ...

Year of the (Baseball) Glove — Ken-Wel Sporting Goods

Part 2 of a three-part series pertaining to the major baseball glove manufacturing companies that once operated in Fulton County. At the turn of the 20th century, baseball had truly become ‘America’s Pastime’ and interest in the game was growing throughout North America at an ...

Sir Bills storm past Cambridge

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Sir Bills got a six goal, one assist performance from Josh Hoyt as they defeated Cambridge 19-2 in Wasaren League boys lacrosse action Friday at Knox field. Zach Serpa added four goals and two assists for the Sir Bills, while Trevor Murphy had two goals to go with ...