Local Sports

Mohawks get past Watertown, 7-3

WATERTOWN — Geordon Blanton hit a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to lift Amsterdam to a 7-3 victory over Watertown in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Sunday at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds. Max Costes was 3-for-5 with a run scored for the Mohawks, who won ...

Mother Nature wins at Glen Ridge

FULTONVILLE — Wet weather forced the postponement of Sunday’s racing card at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. The Wingless Racers Alliance show has been rescheduled for July 14. Glen Ridge will return to action next Sunday as the Palmer's Service Center fueled by Sunoco modifieds will ...

Northville hosts annual sports awards banquet

NORTHVILLE — Northville Central School hosted more than 175 student-athletes, family members and friends at the annual junior varsity and varsity sports awards banquet in the school gymnasium Wednesday. Northville athletic director John Karbowski, was joined by the coaches from every sport ...

MOTHER NATURE WINS AT FONDA

FONDA — Fonda Speedway management tried numerous times to run the track in and get the racing program going only to have rain come in again and again. Shortly after 8 p.m., the rain returned just after the first Algonkin Motel pro stock heat race, which was won by Cassidy Wilson, forcing the ...

Mohawks outlast Utica in extra innings

AMSTERDAM — Paul Franzoni scored on a two-out single by Max Costes in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift Amsterdam to a 4-3 victory over Utica in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. Amsterdam led 3-0 heading into the ninth before ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Pozefsky part of college baseball history

The game of baseball is one that is rich in history and its milestones are revered and commemorated. On June 19, 1846, the first officially recorded baseball game in U.S. history took place in Hoboken, N.J., between the “New York Nine” and Alexander Cartwright’s “Knickerbockers” of ...

AWARD WINNER

WELLS — Sierra Mauro, left, and Wells Central School athletic director/principal Jeremy Siddon are pictured after the school’s annual sports banquet June 6. Mauro was named co-Most Valuable Player for girls varsity soccer and a second-team league all-star. She also was named Most ...

TOP 50 PARTICIPANTS

The Johnstown boys lacrosse team will send seven players to the New York State Regional Boys Lacrosse Championships Top 50 game on Monday at SUNY New Paltz. Seven Johnstown players made it through the recent Adirondack Region tryout. Participating will be attackmen Trevor Murphy, Zach Serpa and ...

Vintage baseball game, hall of fame inductions set to take place June 22

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 2019 inductions on June 22 at Parkhurst Field in between innings of a Vintage Baseball Game. The 2019 Hall of Fame induction class will feature local Baseball Legends Brian Mee and Fred Webb. The Andy ...

Mohawks get past Stallions, 4-2

SAUGERTIES — One day after dropping a 15-inning decision to Albany, the Amsterdam Mohawks rebounded with a 4-2 victory over Saugerties in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Cantine Veterans Memorial Field on Friday. JD Mundy was 4-for-4 with an RBI and a double for the ...

Fonda-Fultonville hosts spring sports awards night

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District hosted its annual spring awards night June 5 in the high school auditorium. Massimo DiCaprio was named the Male Athlete of the Year, while Alyssa Duval was named the Female Athlete of the Year. DiCaprio also shared the Higgins Plaque ...

B-P AWARD WINNERS

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth spring sports award night took place Tuesday in the high school auditorium.

MOHAWKS MARATHON

Albany Dutchmen second baseman Tommy Pellis (2) catches the throw from catcher Aaron Roose as Amsterdam Mohawk’s Michael Turconi (9) slides in to second for a stolen base during Thursday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. The Mohawks ...

Royal kicks off supercross season

CAROGA LAKE — After its season opener was rained out last week, Royal Mountain Ski Area kicked off its Monster Energy Drink Supercross season Wednesday. A field of 159 riders was in attendance. Fonda’s Carter Petersen, Johnstown’s Kyle Pollak, Johnstown’s Bennett Melita, ...

Bruce, Antonelli named Foothills all-stars

Two area boys tennis players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council boys tennis all-star team. Gloversville’s Damian Bruce and Amsterdam’s Nick Antonelli were named first-team all-stars. Bruce, who went 14-0 in Foothills play this season, reached the ...

MAKING THEIR CHOICE

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville’s Ryan Smith, left, and Raymond Strauser sign their National Letters of Intent Tuesday at Gloversville High School. Smith will attend SUNY Delhi to major in business administration and run track. Strauser will attend SUNY Polytechnic Institute to major in ...

Area boys lacrosse players named all-stars

Several Amsterdam and Johnstown boys lacrosse players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council and Wasaren League all-star teams. The Sir Bills, who won the Wasaren League title, had 11 players named to the all-star team. Junior attackers Trevor Murphy and Josh ...

STATE MEDALISTS

Broadalbin-Perth’s John Coddington, left, and Sean Meher, right, pose with their medals at the New York State Public High School Track and Field Championships at Middletown High School on Friday. Coddington placed sixth in the Division II (small-school) shot put, while Meher was ...

NYRA hosts job fair for Saratoga meet

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a two-day job fair on Friday and Saturday for those interested in working at Saratoga Race Course during the 2019 summer meet. The job fair will be held for the second consecutive year at the Embassy Suites at 86 ...