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Greg Conrad Memorial Scholarship award winners

The Greg Conrad Memorial scholarship goes to a senior boy and or a senior girl that has excelled on the bowling team and plans on furthering their education and continue to bowl at the college level. This year’s recipients were presented with the scholarship during the athletic awards night ...

SCHOLAR-ATHLETES

Photos submitted Mayfield’s Lindsey Hampton, left , and Canajoharie’s Kylee Rickard recently received Section II Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete awards for outstanding achievement in the classroom, community and basketball.

CLASS D ALL-STAR

Northville’s Brytney Moore was selected to the Section II Class D Tournament All-Star. Moore led the Lady Falcons to a pair of upset victories en route to a Class D Final Four appearance.

NEWEST RAIDERS

Gloversville Lady Dragon teammates, Alecea Jones, left, and Madison Hickok recently committed to taking their talents to the Fulton-Montgomery Community College soccer program. These two led Gloversville to a successful 2019 season and will have an instant impact on the Lady Raiders ...

PGCBL addresses COVID-19 situation

AMSTERDAM — With the Amsterdam Mohawks Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season opener at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park slated for May 29 against the Adirondack Trailblazers, the organization recieved a statement from PGCBL President Robert Julian. “This has been an ...

Lake Placid sites, ski areas shut down

LAKE PLACID (AP) — The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority will close ski areas along with the Lake Placid Olympic venues it manages to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The suspension of operations will begin at the close of Sunday. The closures include Nordic ...

Baseball Hall of Fame closes indefinitely

COOPERSTOWN — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced that it will close to the public beginning Sunday. This precautionary measure is being implemented in accordance with recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and government officials to limit opportunities for ...

Section II puts spring season on hold

All games and scrimmages involving Section II high school sports teams have been canceled until April 19 due to COVID-19, the section announced Friday. In a letter addressed to all Section II athletic administrators, Section II executive director Ed Dopp said that all scrimmages, non-league ...

ALMOST SHOWTIME

The Jake Spraker-owned modified that was driven to the 2019 Fonda-Speedway modified track championship was loaded up and ready to go to the ViaPort Rotterdam Mall for the annual Northeast Racecar Show this weekend. The show was canceled due to the COVID-19 Virus pandemic concerns. The cars are ...

FMCC players earn conference honors

Four Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball players were honored by the Region III and the Mountain Valley Conference. From the women’s team, Niaimani Marshall was named a second-team Region III all-star and a first-team Mountain Valley Conference ...

Bebe Garguilo … walk on ballplayer

From 1937 to 1951 the Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers were a professional baseball team that entertained local fans at the former Glovers Park. The park sat at what is now the corner of Route 30A and Fifth Avenue in Gloversville (currently home to Runnings Outdoors/Hannaford Grocery/House of ...

Galway’s Wnuk honored

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

STRONG SHOWING

Several members of the Gorilla Pack powerlifting team competed at the Last Man Standing bench press competition in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday. Rich Putnam won his division with a 900-pound bench, Keith O’Dell won his division with a 750-pound bench and Jean Putnam won her division with a ...

State championships postponed

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association winter regional and state championships will be postponed indefinitely.  It is certainly understood that postponing the remaining winter state championships is disappointing, however the opportunity to participate in a ...

FREE THROW CONTEST

The Greater Johnstown School District hosted its annual elementary foul-shooting contest March 7 at Warren Street Elementary School. As a part of physical education classes at Warren Street and Glebe Street, students participated in a basketball unit which focused on the fundamental skills of ...

Dragons’ Bouchard named Foothills MVP

Several area players were among those named to the Foothills Council boys basketball all-star team. Gloversville senior Dante Bouchard was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. Gloversville senior Joey Rowback, Broadalbin-Perth senior Dante Calderone and Amsterdam junior Yandeel ...

Amsterdam girls place three on first team

Several area players were among those named to the Foothills Council girls basketball all-star team. Amsterdam had three first-team selections as Jackie Stanavich, Andie Gannon and Antonia May all were honored. Johnstown’s Anna Lee and Broadalbin-Perth’s Makenzie Smith were named ...

SPRINGING INTO ACTION

Despite Tuesday's wet weather spring practice continued for area high school sports teams.

JHS grad Stewart playing for Sage

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s lacrosse team hosted the Knights of Mt. St. Mary College on Tuesday night in a non-conference match. MSMC posted a 20-9 win to improve to 1-3 on the year as Sage falls to 0-3. Sophomore Paige Stewart (Johnstown) finished with two goals with and ...

Sturdivant competes for UAlbany track

BOSTON — The University at Albany men’s indoor track and field team placed third at the IC4A and ECAC Indoor Championship last weekend at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center. Amsterdam graduate Omahri Sturdivant was eighth in the triple jump for Albany with a leap of 48-9.