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Racing Around: Rainout leaves hole in schedule

Last night’s rain out of the Jack Johnson Tribute race and the 13th Annual Hondo Classic at Fonda Speedway throws a monkey wrench into the scheduling for possible make-up dates. With two weeks left to the regular schedule before the annual break for the annual Fonda Fair, and The Jack being ...

Mohawks fall short in regular-season finale

AMSTERDAM — The Albany Dutchmen and the Amsterdam Mohawks squared off at Shuttleworth Park Tuesday night for the regular-season finale in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. In a game that had no bearing on the playoff picture, the Dutchmen notched a decisive 6-1 win over the ...

Fonda postpones today’s event

FONDA — The fourth annual Jack Johnson Tribute race at Fonda Speedway was postponed to due today’s weather forecast. Fonda Speedway decided in the best interest of both the race teams as well as fans to postpone the program. The track is awaiting confirmation from DIRTCar on a possible ...

Fonda Speedway to host midweek special

FONDA — Guaranteed starting spots are hard to come by for any big racing events, if there are any even available. In 2018, DIRTcar announced earlier this year that six Super DIRTcar Series events held this season would award guaranteed starting positions to the winners of those events in the ...

Broadway Run records front-running victory in Coronation Cup at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Curragh Stable’s Broadway Run took the field of nine 3-year-old fillies wire to wire to win the $100,000 Coronation Cup by three-quarters of a length under jockey Luis Saez in 1:03.67 for the 5 ½ furlongs on the firm Mellon turf Monday at Saratoga Race Course. Making ...

Saugerties blanks Amsterdam, 4-0

SAUGERTIES — On Monday night, the Saugerties Stallions defeated the Amsterdam Mohawks 4-0 in Saugerties, in what was the last home game of the season for Saugerties. A total of 3,121 fans packed into the stands to watch the rival teams go head to head. While Amsterdam was able to string ...

Petersen picks up three wins at CNYMRA event

CAROGA LAKE — Carter Petersen of Fonda posted three wins and Tim Newkirk of Tribes Hill picked up a victory at Sunday’s Central New York Motocross Racers Association, District 3 competition that drew 283 riders to Royal Mountain Ski Center. Petersen, topped the podium in the 122-125cc ...

Constantino records seventh win of season at The Ridge

FULTONVILLE — It was win number seven on the season for the number seven. David Constantino got to the front early and hit the finish line before Tim Hartman Jr. to park his West End Auto-sponsored Number 7 crate modified in Victory Lane for the seventh time in 12 starts Sunday night at ...

Farrell wires the G3 Shuvee field

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Coffee Pot Stable’s homebred Farrell picked up her first victory since January with a wire-to-wire score in the Grade 3, $200,000 Shuvee for fillies and mares at 1 1/8 miles on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. Farrell, with regular jockey Channing Hill aboard, broke from ...

Team Fredette in TBT semifinals

ATLANTA — For the first time in 2018’s The Basketball Tournament, Team Fredette didn’t suffer from a slow start. It came at a good time, as a balanced effort helped Team Fredette cruise past Scarlet & Gray 100-78 in TBT quarterfinals action Sunday at Georgia State’s University ...

Mohawks clinch East Division

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks went back and forth with the Oneonta Outlaws in the first few innings, but would have two big innings during the game, putting up sixin the third inning and nine in the eighth to put the Mohawks in front, as the Mohawks won 21-8 in convincing fashion. Joe ...

Varin win Fonda modified feature

FONDA — Bobby Varin picked up the victory in the 30-lap modified main event Saturday night aat Fonda Speedway. Jeremy Wilder was second under the checkers followed by Cody Bleau, Scott Huber, Elmo reckner, Josh Hohenforst, rocky Warner, Darwin Greene, Kenny Sparks and Doug Hancock. Mark ...

Pillars of the Turf inductees announced

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Pillars of the Turf Committee has elected 12 new members to the Hall of Fame. The 2018 Pillars of the Turf inductees are: Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, August Belmont I, Cot Campbell, Penny Chenery, John W. Galbreath, ...

G1 Travers-bound Hofburg cruises to victory in Curlin

SARATOGA SPRINGS — It’s on to the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers for Juddmonte Farm’s Hofburg, who cruised to a five-length victory in his prep for the Midsummer Derby, taking Friday’s $100,000 Curlin for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles at Saratoga Race Course. The Curlin marked ...

Engage ready to take next step forward in G3 Amsterdam

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Set to make his fourth start of the year, Woodford Racing’s Engage will face a contentious group of foes in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Amsterdam for 3-year-olds going six and a half furlongs on at Saratoga Race Course. One of four graded stakes races on the day, ...

Team Fredette advances in TBT

ATLANTA — Call it a vintage Jimmer performance. Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette scored a game-high 41 points as Team Fredette beat Fort Wayne Champs 104-91 in the Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament on Friday night to advance to Sunday’s quarterfinals. That came after the former ...

SHARPENING THEIR SKILLS

The Gloversville Huskies volleyball program hosted volleyball camps this week at Gloversville High School with more than 60 players from six different schools taking part. The camp was broke down in two sessions with the fundamentals camp for all girls entering grades seven to 12 and of all ...

Weekend Hideaway fends of stretch-drive challenges to win John Morrissey

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Red and Black Stable’s Weekend Hideaway set the speed and survived Celtic Chaos’ stretch-drive challenge — and a trainer’s objection — to post a front-running victory by 1 1/4 lengths in the 15th running of the $100,000 John Morrissey for New York-bred 3-year-olds ...

Make-up physicals slated for JHS athletes

JOHNSTOWN — Make-up physicals for the 2018 fall season for athletes in the Greater Johnstown School District will take place starting at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 8 at the Johnstown High School Nurse’s Office. For further information contact Director of Athletics James Robare at 518-762-7636.