Local Sports

Gloversville hangs on for victory over Lady Braves

FONDA — For half of Saturday’s non-league contest with Fonda-Fultonville, the Gloversville girls soccer team looked like it was going to cruise to a victory at Boshart Field. After getting first-half goals from Taylor Mee and Michaela Ponticello, the Lady Dragons appeared to be on their ...

Gloversville field hockey posts win

VALATIE — The Gloversville field hockey team picked up its first win of the season Saturday with a 4-3 victory in overtime against Ichabod Crane. The teams finished regulation in a 3-3 tie and went to a 7 v 7 sudden victory overtime period. Loghan Ovitt delivered the game winning goal for ...

FMCC men lose to Herkimer, 4-0

HERKIMER — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s soccer team dropped a 4-0 decision to Herkimer College in a Mountain Valley Conference contest Saturday. The Raiders fell to 1-3 overall and will travel to Ulster Community College on Monday, September 16th for their next contest.

Goodemote helps Sage men to victory

ALFRED — The Sage Colleges’ men’s soccer team competed against Baruch College on Saturday evening at the Alfred University Tournament. Sage posted the 2-1 and delivered the first career win for the Gator rookie head coach Matt Esposito. Sage is now 1-1 on the young season. Junior ...

Viscosi wins Blackbird Invy title

VOORHEESVILLE — Fonda-Fultonville’s Shane Viscosi won the Boys Division II Varsity race at Saturday’s Voorheesville Blackbird Invitational at Wallace Park. Viscosi toured the 5K course in 17:28.41 to beat Ichabod Cranes Louis Warner, who turned in an 18:08.24, into the chute for the ...

Patriots top Ravena in season opener

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots defense set the tone for the game on the first Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. The Patriots sacked Indians’ quarterback C.J. Bianchino then got to punter Jason Reif to give their offense excellent field position for their first drive of the ...

Sir Bills fall short against Schuylerville

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Sir Bills opened up the 2019 football season with a Class B North Division match-up with the Schuylerville Black Horses. Early season miscues by Johnstown allowed Schuylerville’s talented, quick-strike offense to waste no time setting the tone of the game as ...

Volleyball Roundup: Lady Patriots cruise past Black Horses

BROADALBIN — Sophia Rogers posted six aces four kills and two blocks to power Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council volleyball match Friday. The Lady Patriots won by scores of 25-14, 25-12 and 25-14. Eliana Fraser finished with five kills, three aces ...

Lady Raiders ready to open new season

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College volleyball head coach Tina Olyer and her volleyball squad have been preparing for the start of the 2019 season.  The Lady Raiders are coming off of a 7-14 record from the 2018 season.  This season, FMCC looks to build a new team after ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Northville edges Mayfield, 1-0

NORTHVILLE — Wyatt Sira scored the game’s only goal in the 70th minute to lift Northville to a 1-0 victory over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Friday. Dan VanNostrand made six saves to post the shutout for Northville (3-1 overall, 2-0 WAC). Owen Graf made ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: B-P blanks Amsterdam

BROADALBIN — Lauralie Grainer scored both goals to lift Broadalbin-Perth to a 2-0 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council girls soccer contest at Patriot Field on Friday. Caitlin Palmateer made two saves for the Lady Patriots to post her second shutout of the ...

AHS girls tennis loses to Scotia, 6-1

SCOTIA — Scotia-Glenville won four of five singles matches and both doubles contests to post a 6-1 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council girls tennis match Friday. Charlotte Tvelia, Julia Carroll, Maddie Cook and Jordan Ladouceur all won singles matches for the Tartans Rosa ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Thank you for your service Mr. Hewes

For as long as I can remember I have been a Yankee Fan and my favorite place in the world to visit was Yankee Stadium. I vividly remember the feeling I got the first time I entered the stadium with my grandfather and father and how the colors and sights of the green grass and blue outfield ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Gloversville edged by Scotia-Glenville

SCHENECTADY — Grace Kochan finished with a round of 38 to lead Scotia-Glenville to a 210-211 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council golf match at Stadium Golf Club on Thursday. Nick Nardini posted a 53 for the Tartans, Alex Hodge had a 59 and Frank Latano added a 60. Aiden ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Fonda-Fultonville gets past Tamarac in opener

FONDA — John Mancini scored on a 2-yard touchdown run with 52 seconds to play to lift the Fonda-Fultonville football team to a Class C Central Division victory over Tamarac on Friday at John Boshart Field. Mancini was 6-for-12 for 73 yards and a touchdown passing. He also rushed for three ...

O’Neil competing for Sage golf team

COBLESKILL — The Sage Colleges’ men’s golf team opened the 2019 season on Friday competing at Cobleskill Country Club at the SUNY-Cobleskill Jug Invitational. Sage junior Blake Pritchard (Malone/Franklin Academy) finished as the medalist after posting a score of 73 at the tournament. ...

Denman’s 4-goal performance powers Patriots past Dragons

GLOVERSVILLE — Kyle Denman turned in a career-night performance for the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots. The senior striker connected for four goals to lead the Patriots to a 4-2 victory over Gloversville in Foothills Council boys soccer action Thursday night at Gloversville High ...

Area football teams kick off season tonight

The local high school football season gets underway tonight with six of the seven area teams in action. Johnstown, Broadalbin-Perth, Fonda-Fultonville and Amsterdam will all be at home tonight, while Canajoharie-Fort Plain and Gloversville take to the road for their openers ...

Huskies fall short against Schuylerville

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville field hockey team put together a solid opening-game performance that came up just short on the scoreboard. The Huskies got a pair of goals from Rileigh Baldwin and had goal waved off as they fell to Schuylerville 3-2 in Foothills Council action Thursday at ...

C-FP sweeps past Hadley-Luzerne

FORT PLAIN — The Canajoharie-Fort Plain volleyball team opened its season with a 3-0 non-league victory over Hadley-Luzerne Thursday at Fort Plain High School. Canajoharie-Fort Plain posted scores of 25-20, 25-13 and 25-11 to complete the sweep. Sydney Shepard led C-FP with four kills, ...