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Rivals Chalon and Mia Mischief meet again in G2 Honorable Miss

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Wednesday’s 28th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap drew a formidable field of ultra-consistent contenders, including Lael Stables’ Chalon and Mia Mischief, in the six-furlong sprint for fillies and mares 3-year-old and up at Saratoga Race ...

Hilltoppers hosting car wash fundraiser

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain baseball program is hosting a car wash fundraiser this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fort Plain Bus Garage. All proceeds are going towards new uniforms for the 2020 spring season.

Supercross action Wednesday and Friday

CAROGA LAKE — Monster Supercross will be held twice this week at Royal Mountain Ski Area. The regularly scheduled event on Wednesday will be joined by a make-up date for an earlier rain out on Friday. Both nights will have sign-ups from 5 to 7 p.m. with practice immediately there after. ...

Mohawks romp to 12-3 win over Rapids

WATERTOWN — DJ Poteet connected for a single, triple and a home run to lead the Amsterdam Mohawks to a 12-3 victory over Watertown in Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball action Monday. Poteet also drove in two runs and scored three times for the Mohawks (29-8). Sam Zayicek drove in two runs ...

REPEAT CHAMPIONS

The Johnstown Little League 11-12-year-old all-stars defeated Fonda Sunday to win their second-straight District 12 AAA championship. Team members include Danny Brown, Brady Cotter, Travis Tallon, Jakob Hanna, Landon Fiore, Tyler Walrath, Noah Stock, Devon Ward, Tavien Blowers, Dylan Hulbert, ...

Golden Award shines in G3 Shuvee; Mominou springs upset in Caress

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Summer Wind Equine’s well-bred Golden Award made the grade with a sparkling performance in Sunday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Shuvee, a nine-furlong test for fillies and mares, 3-years-old and up, at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, Golden Award, by ...

Saturday’s cancelled card to be run today at the Spa

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Peter Brant and Stud Vendaval’s Grade 1-winner Wow Cat headlines a talented eight-horse field for today’s Grade 3, $200,000 Shuvee at Saratoga Race Course. In addition to the Shuvee, today’s 13-race Saratoga offering will include the entirety of Saturday’s card, ...

Pine Tree Rifle Club hosts events

JOHNSTOWN — Centerfire competition took center stage as Pine Tree Rifle Club hosts the Rifleman’s Challenge on May 11. A total of 16 competitors registered and three walked away with medals in this sporter class event. The top three competitors were Wayne VanDetta (champion/120 ...

Glen Ridge cancels tonight’s race card

FULTONVILLE — Due to heat warnings and the threat of severe thunderstorms, Glen Ridge Motorsports Park has cancelled its race program for tonight. Racing will return July 28 with the featured 55-lap, $1,000-to-win “Hoosier Daddy? 2” 602 Regional Championship, plus the CRSA Sprint cars ...

Rain halts racing at Fonda Speedway

FONDA — A late-afternoon thunderstorm forced the cancellation of racing Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Rain checks from Saturday evening are good for the week of your choice for the remainder of the point season, which ends on Aug. 10. Next Saturday the CRSA Sprint cars will join a ...

Sports physicals slated at Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will be offering sports physicals to all athletes on Monday at 8:30 a.m. in the high school nurse's office. All athletes that have an interest in participating in a sport during the upcoming school year must have a physical. Athletes ...

Regal Glory wins G3 Lake George to head Chad Brown-trained trifecta

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Chad Brown had saddled the first, second and third-place finishers in a stakes race before at Saratoga Race Course. But on Friday, the two-time Saratoga leading trainer knew he would be taking a trip to the winner’s circle even before his trio of contenders loaded into ...

Mohawks cruise to win over Dragons

AMSTERDAM — Powered by a nine-run first inning to back up starting pitcher Dale Stanavich, the Amsterdam Mohawks cruised to a 14-1 victory over the Glens Falls Dragons Friday night at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. Michael Turconi led the Mohawks (28-8) with a triple, double and ...

Big night for area riders at Royal Mountain

CAROGA LAKE — Several area riders were among the winners on Thursday as Royal Mountain Ski Area hosted its Monster Energy Supercross event. Originally slated for Wednesday, wet weather pushed the racing card to Thursday. Fonda’s Carter Petersen, Johnstown’s Brandon Handy, ...

Walmart helps Johnstown fundraising efforts

JOHNSTOWN —The Johnstown Purple and Gold Booster Club got another big boost in its fundraising efforts for the Johnstown Sir Bills and Lady Bills sports programs. Gloversville Walmart Supercenter No. 1806 store manager Justin Orlando presented Walmart employee and three-sport Johnstown ...

Saturday’s card at Saratoga cancelled in anticipation of excessive heat

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. working jointly with the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and under the advice and recommendation of the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC), today announced it is cancelling Saturday’s card of racing at Saratoga ...

Mohawks rally for win over Utica, 8-5

AMSTERDAM — Johnny Decker was 3-for-3 with an RBI to help Amsterdam post an 8-5 victory over Utica in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Thursday at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. Mitch Hartigan had two singles and scored a run for the Mohawks, while Geordon Blanton ...

My Italian Rabbi wins Stillwater Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Gold Square’s My Italian Rabbi won a stretch-long duel with post-time favorite Fierce Lady to capture Thursday’s $100,000 Stillwater, a six-furlong sprint for New York-bred juvenile fillies at Saratoga Race Course. Breaking from post 5 at odds of 8-1 with Luis Saez ...

Sky of Hook wins Rick Violette Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS — E.V. Racing Stable’s Sky of Hook handled the sloppy and sealed track during a driving rainstorm, running down Listentoyourheart in the final stride to win the $100,000 Rick Violette Stakes by a nose in the opener of Wednesday’s card at Saratoga Race ...

Gonzalez honored by NABC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Wednesday the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts ...