Local Sports

Rathbun named golf coach at FMCC

JOHNSTOWN — Tom Rathbun has been selected as the new men’s and women’s golf coach for Fulton-Montgomery Community College. “Tom is a great recruiter and will bring kids to play.  He will surround himself with good coaches and work hard to make our golf team successful.  We are ...

Area players named WAC softball all-stars

Several area players were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference softball all-star team. Fort Plain (Oppenheim-Ephratah’s Michaela Stockwell was named the Mohawk Division Most Valuable Player. Stockwell and FP-OESJ’s Fontana LaCoppola were named WAC Section II all-stars, ...

NEWEST RAIDER

JOHNSTOWN — FMCC recently announced the addition of Daley Jo Christman to its women’s cross country program for the 2019 season. Christman is a senior at Gloversville High School and signed her letter of intent June 5 in front of family and friends. She will play a major role running for ...

Kollar leaves Cobleskill for Macalester College

COBLESKILL — SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Director, Marie Curran-Headley announced the resignation head women’s basketball coach Katie Kollar on Tuesday. Kollar, a Johnstown High School graduate, has accepted the head women’s basketball coaching position at Macalester College in Saint ...

NEWEST ADDITIONS

Fulton-Montgomery Community College recently announced the addition of Djenaba Ndiaye, left, and Hasijina Gaddy to the women’s basketball program for the 2019-20 season. Ndiaye attends Bayard Rustin Educational Campus in New York City. Djenaba averaged 19 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists per ...

Nine B-P senior student-athletes to play collegiate sports this fall

BROADALBIN — Nine Broadalbin-Perth Patriots will be playing collegiate sports this fall. Athletics Director Matthew Ehrenreich recognized each student-athlete for their accomplishments on and off the field. “This is the first year every B-P varsity team has been a scholar-athlete team,” ...

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 ...