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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women's soccer team recently signed Adis Castillo from Brooklyn International High School. Castillo brings an offensive presence to the Lady Raiders program for the Fall 2020 season. She is the four-time leading scorer in the PSAL Brooklyn ...

READY TO RACE

The sportsman rides of Brett, left, and 2011 sportsman division champion Mark Mortensen are ready for competition for the 2020 season at Fonda Speedway. Brett Mortensen finished third in the 2019 Limited Sportsman points standings and has two feature wins to his credit. Mark Mortensen ...

Caroga Creek Racepark set to open under the promotership of Tom Varin

EPHRATAH — After successfully promoting Wing Champ Racing and North East Pro Series events, Tom Varin was looking for a new challenge. He found it. Varin has taken over the promotership at Caroga Creek Racepark 1/8th mile clay go-kart track on Route 10 in Ephratah for the 2020 racing ...

WAITING FOR OPENING DAY

Fort Plain varsity baseball coach Craig Phillips talks with his players between innings of a non-league game last season again Gloversville. Phillips in his 47th season as Hilltoppers coach is sitting on 794 career victories and waiting for word if there will be a high school baseball season ...

Wells’ Brooks earns first team NSL D-III all-star honor

Alexis Brooks was Wells lone selection to the Northern Soccer League Division III all-star team. Brooks was named to the first-team. Boys Schroon Lake’s Andrew Pelkey was named Division III Most Valuable Player, while Schroon Lake’s Lyle Hartwell was named Coach of the Year. Indian ...

Several Blue Devils named to Section III Class D all-star team

Several Dolgeville players were among those named to the 2019 Section III Class D all-star team. Seniors Riley Beaulieu (defensive line), Toby Weber (defensive back), Jacob Winkler (defensive line) and Kyle Getman (running back/linebacker) were named first-team all-stars, along with junior ...

Amsterdam’s Flint selected Foothills Council all-star

Amsterdam’s Natalie Flint was the lone area selection to the 2019 Foothills Council girls tennis all-star team. Flint was named a first-team all-star for the Lady Rams, who went 5-6 overall and 4-6 in Foothills play. Queensbury, which won the league title with a 10-0 league record, had ...

Several area bowlers named WAC all-stars

Several area bowlers were among those named to the 2019-20 Western Athletic Conference boys and girls bowling all-star teams. On the boys side, Fonda-Fultonville’s Ethan Auspelmyer and Fort Plain’s Brady Fureno were named first-team all-stars. Fort Plain, which won the WAC ...

Sage’s Flynn set to be honored

SCHENECTADY — Megan Flynn, a senior at The Sage Colleges, has been named as one of the three collegiate award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year. Flynn, a native of Hoosick Falls who competes in basketball, will be recognized at the first-ever Capital ...

Area bowlers named Foothills all-stars

Several area bowlers were among those named to the Foothills Council bowling all-star team. Gloversville had Adam Loveless, Mark Sgambato, Riley Griffiths and Aiden Carter all named to the first team. The Huskies won the league’s regular-season title. Loveless posted a 210 average, Sgambato ...

Amsterdam Municipal slated to open Monday

AMSTERDAM — Weather permitting, the 82nd season of golf will begin at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course on Monday at 8 a.m. Course Pro Kevin Canale reported that the Robert Trent Jones designed track came through the winter beautifully describing the fairways and greens as being in ...

Several area teams, individuals earn state awards

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced its fall 2019 Scholar-Athlete teams and individuals. This is the 28th year the NYSPHSAA has conducted the Scholar-Athlete program, which is sponsored by Pupil Benefits Plan, Inc. Several area teams and individuals ...

Stillwater’s Pickett to be honored

SCHENECTADY — Brooke Pickett, a senior at Stillwater High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year. Pickett who competes in soccer, will be recognized at the first-ever Capital District Sports Women of the ...

Dolgeville’s Lamphere, Bilinski honored

Two Dolgeville players were among those named to the Section III girls winter volleyball all-star team. Senior Emma Bilinski and sophomore Rylee Lamphere were named to the Class C all-star team. Bilinski also was named to the all-Central New York small-school (Class C/D) all-star ...

Rensselaer’s Brown to be honored

SCHENECTADY — MacKenzie Brown, a senior at Rensselaer High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year. Brown, who competes in soccer, basketball and track & field, will be recognized at the first-ever ...

Dolgeville’s Stack named co-MVP; Gonyea earns D-II all-star honor

Several Dolgeville players were among those honored as Center State Conference boys and girls basketball all-stars. Sophomore Greg Gonyea was named a boys Division II all-star for the Blue Devils, while the Dolgeville girls team had Hannah Stack named co-Most Valuable Player. Stack also was ...

2020 (Photo) Racecar Show

Race teams are encouraged to submit photos and sponsor information. Send information to James A. Ellis at jellis@leaderherald.com

Holland Meadows, Fox Run set to open

GLOVERSVILLE— Holland Meadows Golf Course and Fox Run golf Club are scheduled to open for the season. Holland Meadows, which opened its driving range last week, will open the course for play on Wednesday, weather permitting. Fox Run offered play this past weekend and will open for play ...

Women’s bowling tournament cancelled

JOHNSTOWN — Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Fulton County Regional USBC women's city tournament has been cancelled. Any money that has already been paid will be returned in full. Any questions or concerns, please contact Connie Hladik at 518-762-9305.

Atty finishes varisty career as Braves’ top scorer

FONDA – When the 2019-20 high school basketball season started, Jackson Atty needed just 102 points to join the elite 1,000-point club for the Fonda-Fultonville Braves. He reached that goal on Dec. 20, 2019 and 42 days later hit 33 points against Berne-Knox-Westerlo to move past Kevin ...