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Little Lady Bills sign-ups Saturday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Little Lady Bills girls basketball program will host sign-ups for the 2019-20 season Saturday at the Warren Street Elementary School gymnasium. Sign-ups will take place from 9 to 11 a.m., and there will be a $35 registration fee. The fee includes a T-shirt and ...

Lady Bills win Class C field hockey title

GLENS FALLS — For the first time since 2011, the Johnstown field hockey team claimed a sectional title Sunday. The top-seeded Lady Bills rolled to a 7-0 victory over second-seeded Schuylerville at Putt LaMay Memorial Field at Glens Falls High School in the Section II Class C championship ...

Northville defeats Fort Ann, 3-0

GLOVERSVILLE — After being denied a spot in last year’s Section II Class D finals by Fort Ann, the Northville girls soccer team gained a measure of revenge Saturday. The second-seeded Lady Falcons blanked the third-seeded Cardinals, 3-0, at Gloversville High School in a Section II Class D ...

OESJ falls to Cardinals in Class D championship match

COLONIE — When the season began, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys soccer team wasn’t certain how it would fare having lost several starters from last year’s team. When the season ended Saturday, the feeling was all too familiar for the Wolves. After losing 2-1 in overtime to ...

FMCC’s Mills places second at nationals

WESTFIELD, Mass. — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams finished their 2019 seasons at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 3 Championship. The event was held at Stanley Park in Westfield on Saturday. The men ran an 8K ...

MILESTONE MET

Johnstown’s Taryn Ringer, center, poses with her teammates after scoring her 100th career goal during Tuesday’s Section II Class C semifinal contest against Granville at Knox Field in Johnstown. Ringer scored twice in the 3-1 victory to push her career total to 101 goals.

Broadalbin-Perth girls sweep past Johnstown into Class B semifinals

BROADALBIN — Eliana Fraser finished with 10 digs, nine kills and five assists to lead top-seeded Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 victory over eighth-seeded Johnstown in a Section II Class B quarterfinal contest at Broadalbin-Perth High School on Saturday. The Lady Patriots won by scores of 25-13, ...

Blue Devils fall in Class D semis

ILION — The day got off to a good start for the Dolgeville Blue Devils Saturday but went rapidly downhill as their season ended with a 45-20 loss to Frankfort-Schuyler in Section III's Class D football semifinals. The Blue Devils (6-3) took the opening kickoff and drove for a Kyle Getman ...

FMCC women win season opener, 85-51

JOHNSTOWN — Djenaba Ndiave finished with 20 points, six rebounds and six steals to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to an 85-51 victory over Ulster County Community College in a women’s basketball game Saturday. The Lady Raiders led 39-28 at the half on their way to the ...

Goodemote helps Sage to 1-0 victory

HOUGHTON — Sage’s men’s soccer team travelled to Houghton College on Saturday in a must-win Empire 8 match. The Gators did just that as they beat the Highlanders, 1-0. With the win, Sage is now 9-8 overall and 3-3 in the Empire 8 as the final day of league play wraps this evening. The ...

Sage volleyball wraps up 2019 season

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. — Sage’s women’s volleyball team travelled to Mt. Holyoke College for a non-conference tri-match with the host Lyons and nationally ranked Babson College. Sage faced No. 16 ranked Babson in the first match, but fell 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-18) as Babson improved to 30-1 ...

OESJ in rematch with Fort Ann for Class D title

COLONIE — Having lost several starters from last year’s team, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys soccer team headed into the new season unsure of what to expect. “We lost nine starters from last year’s team including the league MVP and four first- and second-team all-star, but ...

Lady Bills ready to play for Class C crown

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald GLENS FALLS — Over the last two seasons, the Johnstown field hockey team has gone 34-1. For as much success as the Lady Bills have enjoyed, it is the one loss that has driven their efforts this season. Johnstown (16-0 overall) will face Schuylerville on ...

READY TO RUN

The Section II Cross Country Championships are scheduled to take place today at Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs. Mayfield’s Madison Relyea, above, won the girls Class D race last year. The meet will begin with the boys Class A race at 11 a.m., followed by the boys Class ...

Fonda-Fultonville sweeps C-FP, advances to semifinals

FONDA — After sweeping sixth-seeded Schuylerville, upset-minded Canajoharie-Fort Plain headed to Fonda Friday to battle third-seeded Fonda-Fultonville. Canajoharie-Fort Plain bolted out to an early lead over the Lady Braves but could not keep the momentum on its side as Fonda-Fultonville ...

Lady Raiders to host Ulster CC in season opener

TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s basketball team is gearing up for the 2019-20 season. The Lady Raiders bring back some top returners and a new recruiting class that will make a big impact. FMCC is coming off a 14-7 season last year and have high ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Gloversville gets past Mohonasen, 3-1

GLOVERVILLE — After dropping the first set 25-23, the Gloversville volleyball team regrouped to win the next three to post a 3-1 victory over Mohonasen in a Section II Class A quarterfinal contest Friday at Gloversville High School. The Huskies won the final three sets by scores of 25-19, ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Canajoharie-Fort Plain falls short in finale

FONDA — Canajoharie-Fort Plain and Hoosic Valley swapped leads four times before the Indians scored two unanswered fourth-quarter touchdowns to win a Section II Class C crossover game 28-18 over C-FP Friday afternoon at John G. Boshart Field at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Hoosic Valley ...

Sectional cross country meet ppd.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — High winds forced the postponement of the Section II Cross Country Championships on Friday at Saratoga Spa State Park. The meet has been rescheduled for Monday at 11 a.m. The meet will begin with the boys Class A race at 11 a.m., followed by the boys Class B (11:30 ...

B-P, Johnstown volleyball postponed

BROADALBIN — Due to high winds and power outages, Friday’s Section II Class B quarterfinal game between Johnstown and Broadalbin-Perth was postponed. The top-seeded Lady Patriots (14-1 overall) will now host the eighth-seeded Lady Bills (7-9 overall) today at 4 p.m. The winner advances ...