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Returning players eager to get Huskies back on track

By Adam Shinder The Leader-Herald GLOVERSVILLE — Just getting onto the field proved difficult for the Gloversville Huskies during their rescheduled “Fall II” football season this past March and April. Not only was the season delayed for months due to restrictions related to the ...

Furman brings old-school Amsterdam approach to Johnstown in his first season

JOHNSTOWN — Old school is about to be new again for the Johnstown football team. In his first year as the Sir Bills’ head coach, Paul Furman — an Amsterdam graduate and former long-time assistant coach at his alma mater — is making some tweaks that will make his new team in purple look ...

Low on numbers and experience, Gloversville facing rebuild

GLOVERSVILLE — After posting a perfect 15-0 record during the Fall II season in March and April, the Gloversville volleyball team is ready to get started once again. Six of the seven players from last season’s roster are going, leaving coach Duane Hicks looking to rebuild this ...

Northville seeks successful season

NORTHVILLE — After going 8-2 during a shortened Fall II schedule in March and April, the Northville boys soccer team will be looking for continued success with the return to a more traditional fall season. The Falcons lost just three seniors from last season’s team — Griffin Leiby, ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: B-P wins season opener

Colin Cotter shot a 39 Friday, and Lorenzo Tambasco had a 40 as Broadalbin-Perth won a Foothills Council boys; golf match on Friday. B-P had a team score of 173, while Gloversville’s team score was incomplete due to having only two golfers compete. The B-P girls beat Mohonasen 147-194 in a ...

Fonda-Fultonville golfers get off to strong start

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald FORT JOHNSON — Having won the Western Athletic Conference Tournament last fall, the Fonda-Fultonville golf team headed into Thursday's season-opening match with Mayfield/Northville looking for continued success. The Braves got off to strong start, posting ...