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Moldt records ace at Holland Meadows

GLOVERSVILLE — Bryan Moldt connected for a hole-in-one Sunday at Holland Meadows Golf Course. Moldt used an 8-iron to ace the 130 yard eighth hole. The event was witnessed by Devyn Moldt, Jose Chaverri and Mark Yacano.

Allery picks up three wins at Caroga Creek RacePark

By Toby LaGrange Caroga Creek RacePark EPHRATAH — Caroga Creek RacePark roared back into action this weekend with a pair of events. The first, on Friday night September 11th was the second round of the WCRS and NEPRO Series. The second was the weekly program held on Saturday afternoon. ...

Buff wins finalé at The Ridge

FULTONVILLE — Last week, Andrew Buff shared the 602 crate sportsman track title with Travis Green at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. This week, Buff closed out the season by winning the 50-lap, $1,500-to-win feature Sunday as Glen Ridge wrapped up the 2020 season. Other winners included Beau ...

Raiders compete in cross-country meet

DRYDEN — The 2020 Fulton-Montgomery Community College cross-country season kicked off on Saturday. The Raiders traveled to Tompkins Cortland Community College to take part in the TC Panthers Invitational. Runners from six schools competed in the 5K and only one team was on the course at a ...

Fonda Speedway set to host season finale

By Ron Szczerba  Fonda Speedway FONDA — The curtain will come down on the 2020 season at the Fonda Speedway on Sunday, September 13, putting a period on a shortened campaign at the Track of Champions. After finishing up the point season on Aug. 15, one final event takes place on Sunday ...

BACK TO SCHOOL BASEBALL

The Fort Plain Hilltoppers baseball program hosted a “Back to School Baseball Camp” from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 at the Little League Park in Fort Plain. The camp was directed by Fort Plain varsity baseball coach Craig Phillips.

Ware, Burchhardt earn top CDSWOY honors

ALBANY — Morgan Burchhardt, a senior from The College of Saint Rose, and Lydia Ware, a senior from Averill Park High School, recently received Grand honors at the Capital District Sports Women of the Year Awards Event held at The Desmond Hotel Albany. Burchhardt was named the Grand ...

Several area riders claim Royal point titles

CAROGA LAKE — The points chase for Monster Energy Supercross titles came to an end Sept. 2 and awards were handed out Wednesday as part of Rider Appreciation Night at Royal Mountain Ski Area. A total of 13 area riders collected track titles in their respective classes. Johnstown’s ...

Majority of Section 2 fall sports to begin on Sept. 21

LATHAM — The Section 2 Executive Committee, with input from NYSDOH, NYSED, NYSPHSAA, School Administrators, Athletic Directors, Sport Coordinators, Section 2 Sport Officials, Section 2 COVID-19 Task Force, and the other 10 Section Executive Directors has made the decision to begin the fall ...

Miller wins three classes at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — On a night when awards were handed out to the top finishers in the point standings, a field of 182 riders was on hand for Monster Energy Supercross competition Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Several area riders picked up victories in their respective ...

H.S. football season moved to March

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday that football, volleyball and competitive cheer fall seasons will be postponed until March 1, 2021 to address membership concerns associated with high-risk fall sports. The decision was rendered by the ...

Racing Around: Fonda, Glen Ridge to conclude seasons

After a summer season unlike any other, why would the big events of the fall be any different. Weather permitting, Fonda Speedway and the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park will close out their 2020 race seasons on Sunday. Instead of running on its regular Saturday night time slot, Fonda will ...

B-P student-athletes earn School of Distinction Award

BROADALBIN — They are as excellent in the classroom as they are when playing and practicing sports: Broadalbin-Perth’s student-athletes have once again earned their school the honor of being named a School of Distinction by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association). B-P ...

Buff, Green share Glen Ridge track title

FULTONVILLE — When the final points race of the season rolled onto the track Sunday night, Andrew Buff trailed Travis Green by six points. Starting three spots behind Green in the feature lineup, Buff took advantage of a pair of early-race restarts to get past Green but could not distance ...

Allery wins Tucker Allen James Memorial

By Toby LaGrange Caroga Creek RacePark EPHRATAH — The Wing Champ Racing Series (WCRS) opened its 2020 season at the Caroga Creek RacePark Saturday night. The 2020 season will see four events for the series, all being held at Caroga Creek.
 The headline event of the night was the ...

Caroga Creek RacePark has 14 different winners in 14 classes

By Toby LaGrange Caroga Creek RacePark EPHRATAH — The Caroga Creek RacePark returned to action Saturday afternoon following a rainout a week earlier. On the card would be the first double header of the season as the weekly 1 p.m. show was followed by the first round of both the WCRS and ...

NYRA wraps up unprecedented Saratoga meet

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. successfully concluded its 2020 summer meet at Saratoga Race Course without interruption and with all-sources handle topping $700 million for the second consecutive year. Highlighted by Tiz the Law’s dominant performance in winning ...

Pletcher, Ortiz Jr., lead the way at Saratoga meet

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Todd Pletcher, Irad Ortiz, Jr. and Klaravich Stables finished atop their respective standings with the trio finishing as the leading trainer, jockey and owner for the 40-day summer meet at Saratoga Race Course that concluded on Labor Day Monday. “It doesn’t get old ...

Jackie’s Warrior remains undefeated with Runhappy Hopeful win

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Stakes action at Saratoga Race Course concluded with an astonishing performance from J. Kirk and Judy Robison’s Jackie’s Warrior, who broke like a rocket and maintained the lead throughout to keep an unbeaten record intact with a 2 ¼-length win in the 116th running of ...

Ballagh Rocks prevails in $85K Lure Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Donegal Racing and Madaket Stables’ Ballagh Rocks, confidently piloted by Junior Alvarado, stalked and pounced his way to victory in Closing Day Monday’s $85,000 Lure at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, the 7-year-old Stormy Atlantic bay was ...