Local Sports

Robare named Huskies varsity football coach

GLOVERSVILLE — On April 15, the Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education approved the appointment of Ian Schwan as the Huskies varsity football coach. Schwan was set to take over for Jared Bongo who resigned the position after the 2018 season. Monday, the school board ...

Mohawks sweep past Dragons

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks recovered from a pair of weekend losses to sweep a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League doubleheader from the Glens Falls Dragons Tuesday night at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. Amsterdam won the opener 3-2 on Dalton Reese’s pinch hit single ...

Animal shelter golf tourney planned

CANAJOHARIE — The 17th annual Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter Golf Tournament is planned for July 13 at the Canajoharie Golf and Country Club. The tournament will be played in a four-person scramble format. The fee includes coffee, juice and donuts at 7:30 a.m. during registration. It also ...

Capital Region Football Hall of Fame class announced

ALBANY — Thirteen players, six coaches, an official, two veteran media members and the 1953 Nott Terrace championship team make up the Capital Region Football Hall of Fame class of 2019, the 10th anniversary class of former Section II greats. “The opportunity to honor the great ...

Fonda Speedway to host Firecracker 50

FONDA — The season of special events and resurgence of the legendary “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway continues on Wednesday as the inaugural Fuccillo Automotive Group “Firecracker 50” presented by Teo-Pro car takes to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds ½ mile track. The Bob ...

Warner, Strada claim Glen Ridge wins

FULTONVILLE — Rocky Warner is batting 1.000 in the Red Chair 602 crate modified division at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. Warner powered around the outside of Andrew Buff with 10 laps to go to pick up his fifth win in as many races Sunday night at The Ridge. Sunday night also marked the ...

Mohawks lose to Saugerties, 6-4

SAUGERTIES — Tyler Kelder and Hayden Travinski homered to lead Saugerties to a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Cantine Veterans Memorial Field on Sunday. Kelder has a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning, while Travinski smacked a three-run home run in the ...

Warner, Coonradt pick up Fonda victories

FONDA — It was a finish Hondo Carpenter would have been proud of Saturday at Fonda Speedway. In the final laps of the 14th Annual Hondo Classic Luke Horning, Josh Coonradt, Justin Knight and Kenny Gates swapped spots on the front end of the 29-lap Algonkin Pro Stock feature. With two laps ...

Grand slam lifts Albany to win over Amsterdam

ALBANY — Less than 24 hours after posting a 3-2 walk-off win over Albany, the Amsterdam Mohawks had the tables turned on them Saturday. The Dutchmen earned the one-run victory this time around, posting a 5-4 walk-off win over Amsterdam in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at ...

Triple Crown 5K announces winners

JOHNSTOWN — The sixth annual 5K Triple Crown was completed June 8 in Johnstown. More than 300 runners took place in the three events which took place, on May 4 (Run for the Roses), May 18 (Johnson Jog) and June 8 (Lexington Run) to benefit local organizations — Glove Cities Rotary, ...

Menis, Gennett top field in Mule Haul 8K

FORT HUNTER — Schenectady’s Isaac Menis was the top overall finisher in the Mule Haul 8K road race June 16. Menis, 17, posted a time of 29:42. Connor Schreher of McKinney, Texas, was second with a time of 30:17. Glenville’s Gavin Vlainich (230:52) was third, Broadalbin’s Austin ...

Blowers posts ace at Hales Mills

JOHNSTOWN — Bill Blowers recently recorded a hole-in-one at Hales Mills Country Club. Blowers used a 3-wood to ace the 191-yard second hole. His shot was witnessed by John David Praught and Terry Denney.

Walk-Off Victory

Amsterdam Mohawks first baseman J.D. Mundy (24) stretches for the throw from Geordon Blanton (16) on a ground out by the Albany Dutchmen’s Michael Henshaw (6) during Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball action Friday at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. After the Mohawks scored a pair of ...

Gloversville to host youth soccer camp

GLOVERSVILLE — A youth soccer camp will take place at Gloversville High School from Aug. 12 to 16. The camp will run daily from 10 a.m. to noon and is open to boys and girls in grades pre-k through eight. The camp will focus on individual skill emphasis, as well as small-sided games. This ...

FFCS baseball to host golf tourney

JOHNSTOWN — The Fonda-Fultonville baseball program will host a golf tournament July 14 at Hales Mills Country Club. The event will be a four-person scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. each team must include two adults. The cost will be $75 per player to golf or $35 for just dinner. ...

Gloversville to host field hockey clinic

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville field hockey program will host a summer clinic on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 2 to Aug. 8. The clinic is open to third- through sixth-graders and will take place from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at Gloversville High School. Registration will take place the first ...

FP-OESJ’s Stockwell named to Class C all-state team

Fort Plain-Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s Michaela Stockwell was the lone area selection to the recently announced New York State Sportswriters softball all-state team. Stockwell, a junior, was named to the fourth team in Class C. Lake George had Tyler Bergman (first team) and Becca ...

BOWLERS HONORED

Canajoharie boys and girls bowling coach Dwayne Heroth awarded the Greg Conrad Memorial scholarship to Melissa Murphy and Cian DiMezza. The scholarships go to a senior boy and/or a senior girl who have excelled on the bowling team and plan on furthering their education and continuing to bowl at ...

Munday’s 2 HRs powers Mohawks

AMSTERDAM — J.D. Munday connected for two home runs and drove in six runs for Amsterdam in a 10-run fifth inning to lead the Mohawks to a 16-4 victory over Geneva in Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League action Thursday at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. Munday also doubled for ...

Nine area riders post wins at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — With Mother Nature claiming wins in two of the first three weeks of the season, Monster Energy Drink Supercross competition returned to Royal Mountain Ski Area on Wednesday. A total of nine area riders picked up win in their respective classes. Fonda’s Tyler Blowers, ...