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Seventh-seeded Running Rams lose to 10th-seeded Ballston Spa

AMSTERDAM — Trailing 36-30 at the half, Ballston Spa used a second-half rally to post a victory over Amsterdam in a Section II Class A first-round contest Wednesday. The 10th-seeded Scotties notched a 74-65 victory over the seventh-seeded Running Rams. Ballston Spa outscored Amsterdam ...

Gifford, Delaney lead Mayfield in 57-37 romp over Greenwich

MAYFIELD — They say home is where the heart is but for the Mayfield Panthers, home seems to be where the ‘wins’ are. Capping off their undefeated record at home, the Panthers cruised to a 57-37 victory in the first round of the Section II, Class C playoffs over the Greenwich Witches ...

Johnstown, Fonda-Fultonville score opening-round victories

JOHNSTOWN — Senior Matthew Boyle got off to a fast start, pouring in 16 of his game-high 34-points in the first half to lead Johnstown to its first sectional win since 2011 with a 79-50 victory over Tamarac Tuesday in a Section II Class B opening-round game at Johnstown High School. “We ...

Nordby scores for Westminster in win

TIFFIN, Ohio — The Westminster College men’s lacrosse team won, 13-8, in their season opener at Heidelberg University on Saturday. Junior Tyler Nordby had a goal for Westminster. The Titans will next play at the University of Mount Union on March 2 at 2:30 p.m. Copyright 2019 The ...

Royal Mountain set to host demo day

CAROGA LAKE — The ninth annual demo day, sponsored by Alpin Haus Ski Shop, will take place Thursday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Registration will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the base lodge. Skiers will be able to test for next year’s models of skis from top manufacturers, such as ...

Amsterdam wrestlers named Foothills all-stars

Several Amsterdam wrestlers were among those named to the 2018-19 Foothills Council wrestling all-star team. Carlos Montalvo (99 pounds), Nick Rodecker (145), Eladio Montalvo (152) and Jacob Garcia (160) all were named first-team all-stars for the Rams. League champion Queensbury had Ryan ...

FFCS boys place second at sectionals

ALBANY — The Fonda-Fultonville boys indoor track and field team placed second at the Section II Division IV Championships on Monday at the University at Albany. Stillwater won the boys team title with 141 points, while the Braves were second with a total of 72 points. Greenwich (61.5 ...

Diakite propels Raiders past Twins

HUDSON — Amadou Diakite finished with 32 points, eight assists, five rebounds and two steals to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to a 90-86 victory over Columbia-Greene Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Monday. The Raiders led 47-38 at the ...

FMCC bowling teams compete at regional tournament

UTICA — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s bowling teams men competed last weekend at the Region 3 bowling tournament held in Utica. Both teams finished in fourth place. “I’m not really disappointed in the results. Of all the tournaments we participate in, ...

Gonzalez scores 19 in Sage loss

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ men’s basketball team hosted the Hawks of Hartwick College in the final regular-season contest of the year for both teams. Hartwick won in overtime, 86-84. Hartwick wraps the season with a 10-15 overall record and a 6-10 mark in the Empire 8. Sage’s ...

Parslow wraps up career at Sage

ALBANY — Caitlin Corbett scored a game high 23 points with four assists to lead Hartwick College to a 67-58 women’s basketball victory over The Sage Colleges at Kahl Gym Monday night. It was the final regular-season game for both teams. With the victory, the Hawks (21-4, 14-2 in the ...

Boyle scores nine in Cobleskill loss

COBLESKILL — In a game that could have major impact on the 2019 North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament North Division Play-off participants; the SUNY Cobleskill men’s basketball team suffered a 69-67 loss on Saturday to the visiting Wildcats of Cazenovia College at the ...

FoJo, Galway wrestlers earn first-team WAC all-star honors

Several area wrestlers were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference wrestling all-star team. Fonda-Johnstown had nine all-star selections, while Galway had three and Canajoharie-Fort Plain had two. Dylan Cotter (99 pounds), Owen Hicks (106) and Chris Estep (145) were named to the ...

Meher leads B-P to runner-up finish at D-III sectionals

ALBANY — Sean Meher claimed three sectional championships to lead the Broadalbin-Perth boys indoor track team to a second-place finish in the team standings at the Section II Division III Championship Sunday at the University at Albany. The Patriots finished second behind Albany Academy, ...

Wells boys earn top seed; girls fourth

WELLS — The Wells boys basketball team closed out the regular season with 14-straight wins. Sunday, the Section VII basketball committee selected the Indians as the top seed in the Section VII Class D postseason tournament. The Mountain and Valley South Division champion Indians (15-5, ...

JHS Student-athletes honored

Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department and Johnstown boys basketball coach Phil Satterlee selected Ethan Wager, left, and Matthew Boyle, of the boys basketball teamas the Student-Athletes of the Week. The award is chosen weekly and ...

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The Broadalbin-Perth boys indoor track and field team poses with its trophy after winning the team title at Foothills Council Championships at the University at Albany on Feb. 10.

Helou, Dillenback lead Gloversville-Mayfield to third place finish

CLIFTON PARK — The Gloversville-Mayfield boys swim team finished fourth in the team standings at Saturday’s Section II Division II Championships at Shenendehowa High School. Albany Academy won the Division II team title with a total of 399 points. Glens Falls was second with 395.5 points ...

Lady Bills advance to Class B quarterfinals

JOHNSTOWN — With every game being a win-or-go-home scenario from this point on, the Johnstown Lady Bills were not willing to have their season end at home as they defeated the Albany Academy Lady Bears 54-27 in the first round of the Section 2 Class B playoffs Saturday. The theme of the ...

Section II Basketball Tournaments: Area hoop teams set for sectionals

While Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Gloversville are idle after receiving first-round byes in the respective brackets, seven local boys basketball teams will begin their quest for sectional championships this week. Amsterdam, Fonda-Fultonville, Johnstown, Mayfield, Canajoharie and ...