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CHOOSING THEIR SCHOOLS

A pair of area athletes recently signed letters of inter to play collegiately. Johnstown's Carolyn Fitzpatrick will play for the Pace University women's soccer team, while Gloverville's Michaela Ponticello will play for the Herkimer College softball team.

FFCS graduate Derby earns honors

UTICA — Fonda-Fultonville graduate Jack Derby, a senior defensive end on the Utica College football team, was named the Empire 8 Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Derby had a senior day to remember Saturday as the Pioneers won their final home game with a dominating defensive ...

Gonzalez helps Sage men to victory

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Sage’s men’s basketball team faced the University of Maine Presque Isle in the consolation game of the Wesleyan University in the Herb Kenny Tournament Sponsored by Red Lion Hotel Cromwell on Saturday. Sage led 47-35 at the break and went on to earn the 92-85 win. ...

One Away: Johnstown edged in state title game, 1-0

ALDEN — Heading into the Class C title game at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Field Hockey Championships, Johnstown's last loss came in the 2018 Section II Class C title game. The Lady Bills dropped that game 1-0 to Hoosick Falls and were a perfect 20-0 heading ...

Northville falls to Poland in state semifinal

HOMER — The Northville girls’ soccer teams drive for its first appearance in the state finals since 2011 came to an end Saturday. Facing Section III champion Poland, the Lady Falcons tried to battle back from an early two-goal deficit. A staunch Tornado defense was able to turn back the ...

Relyea second at state meet

PLATTSBURGH — Mayfield’s Madison Relyea led the local finishers at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association cross-country championships with her second place finish Saturday at SUNY Plattsburgh. Relyea, a junior, toured the 3-mile course in 17:45.8 to finish second ...

Broadalbin-Perth, Galway advance to state volleyball championships

BEEKMANTOWN — The Broadalbin-Perth and Galway volleyball teams punched their tickets to the state tournament with Regional championship victories Saturday at Beekmantown High School. Broadalbin-Perth swept past Peru on scores of 25-13, 25-18 and 25-21 to earn its second-straight trip to the ...

FMCC sweeps past Adirondack CC

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College swept Adirondack Community College in basketball action in the Raider Den Saturday at FMCC. The Lady Raiders cruised past ACC 89-27, while the FMCC men defeated the Timberwolves 100-69. Khalil Muhammad led FMCC with 21 points, two steals and ...

Lady Bills edged in state title game

ALDEN - Sunday Ladas scored the game's only goal with 23:39 remaining in the first half to lift Bronxville to a 1-0 victory over Johnstown in the Class C championship game of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Field Hockey Tournament at Alden High School. "I'm super ...

Area runners ready for state meet

PLATTSBURGH — The area will be well represented today at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cross Country Championships at SUNY Plattsburgh. The Fonda-Fultonville boys team will compete in the Class C race, while Amsterdam’s Trevor Dzikowicz will compete in the ...

Lady Bills advance to state title game

ALDEN - Kalena Eaton scored with three seconds in overtime to lift Johnstown to a 3-2 victory over Section VIII champion Carle Place on Saturday in the Class C semifinals in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association field hockey tournament at Alden High School. Johnstown will ...

SEEKING SEMIFINAL SPOTS

The Galway and Broadalbin-Perth volleyball teams will head to Beekmantown High School today to compete in state regional finals. The Lady Patriots will face Section VII champion Peru in the Class B regional finals at noon, while the Golden Eagles are slated to face ...

B-P graduate Ryder earn honors at Sage

ALBANY — Sage women’s volleyball player, senior defensive specialist Megan Ryder (Broadalbin-Perth) was named to the 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District Division III women’s volleyball team on Thursday for her outstanding play on the court and work in the classroom. Ryder, who twice ...

SUCCESSFUL SEASON

The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams finished their 2019 season at the NJCAA Division 3 Championship.  The event was held at Stanley Park in Westfield, Mass., on Nov. 2.  The men ran an 8K and the women competed in a 5K. FMCC’s Sebastian Mills ...

State soccer tournament sendoffs

The Northville girls soccer team will be competing in state semifinal contests today. Northville will face Poland in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association state Class C semifinals today at Homer High School at 10 a.m

State field hockey tournament sendoffs

The Johnstown field hockey team will be competing in state semifinal contests today. Johnstown will face Carle Place in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association state Class C semifinals today at Alden High School at 10 a.m.

Lady Bills ready for state semifinals

WILLIAMSVILLE — After posting a pair of 2-1 victories in regional play, the Johnstown field hockey team stands just two wins from a state title. The Lady Bills will face Section VIII champion Carle Place in the state Class C semifinals Saturday at 10 a.m. at Alden High School. The state ...

Northville girls to face Poland in state semifinals

HOMER — A little snow has not dampened the spirits of the Northville Lady Falcons. Instead, they have adjusted by making the trip practice on the snow-covered turf field at Gloversville High School in preparation for Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class ...

B-P advances to regional finals

GLOVERSVILLE — After winning its second straight Section II Class B title on Saturday, the Broadalbin-Perth volleyball team began its bid to return to the state tournament for a second straight year Thursday at Gloversville High School. As they did last year, the Lady Patriots posted a 3-0 ...