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Lady Bills roll past Ichabod Crane, 8-0

JOHNSTOWN — The new season got off to a good start for the Johnstown field hockey team. The Lady Bills scored four goals in each half on their way to an 8-0 victory over Ichabod Crane in a non-league contest at Knox Field on Tuesday. “It was a good start to the season,” Johnstown ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: South Glens Falls defeats Johnstown, 5-1

JOHNSTOWN — Amya Naja had two goals and an assist to help South Glens Falls to a 5-1 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council girls soccer game Tuesday at Johnstown High School. Aly Fish had a goal and two assists for the Bulldogs, who led 3-1 at the half. Marlee James and Ginger ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Amsterdam edges Glens Falls

QUEENSBURY — After both teams finished tied at 168 after four golfers, Amsterdam eked out a Foothills Council victory over Glens Falls by virtue of the fifth card tiebreaker Tuesday at Bay Meadows Golf Club. Andrew Iannotti carded a 48 for the Rams the No. 5 spot, finishing two shots better ...

AHS girls tennis drops opener, 5-2

SCHOHARIE — Schoharie won three of five singles matches and both doubles contests to post a 5-2 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league girls tennis match Tuesday. Alaina Sholtes, Anastasia Cater-Smith and Mackenzie Diamond won singles matches for Schoharie. Allison Gallagher and Mary ...

Johnstown to host alumni night Friday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown football program will host an alumni football night Friday. All Johnstown football alumni are invited to attend the game. The alumni will be honored before the game with a special ceremony. Johnstown is scheduled to face Hudson Falls at Knox Field at 7 p.m. All ...

Wells players earn MVAC honors

Wells had one baseball player and one softball player named to the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference all-star team. Tyler Bolebruch was named a honorable mention baseball all-star, while Rebecca Weaver was named a first-team softball all-star. Baseball Chazy’s Benjamin Norcross was ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth defeats Glens Falls, 161-181

VAIL MILLS — Stuart Bond and Mike Piska each carded rounds of 39 to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 161-181 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council golf match at Holland Meadows Golf Course on Monday. Matt Danise had a 40 for B-P (2-0 overall, 1-0 Foothills), while Brandon Miller added a ...

Galway boys soccer defeats Cohoes, 2-1

STILLWATER — Michael Zeleniak and Carson Scribner scored to lift the Galway boys soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Cohoes in the consolation game of the Stillwater Tournament on Saturday. Charlie Clarke and Daryl Connor each had assists for the Golden Eagles (1-1 overall). Adrian Sherman ...

Bounty continues to grow as Hartman Jr. wins at The Ridge

FULTONVILLE — The Yurkowicz/Man in the Red Chair Bounty seemed in jeopardy Sunday night at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. With an extra $700 put up to any driver who could stop David Constantino and Tim Hartman Jr., who have combined to win 12 straight Crate Modified features, with Joe ...

Raiders soccer wins home opener, 1-0

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men's soccer team opened up their 2018 season at home on Sunday afternoon against the Jefferson Cannoneers. The Raiders dominated possession in the match and Cameron Biche scored late in the second half to secure a 1-0 victory. The ...

FMCC men’s soccer opens season at home

JOHNSTOWN — After coming off a 6-7 season and a regional tournament berth, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men's soccer team has been busy preparing for its upcoming 2018 season. The 16-player roster is a week and a half into their pre-season and coach Cory Leggiero's squad is ...

Saratoga Roundup: Whitmore closes strong to capture Forego

SARATOGA SPRINGS — After a pair of agonizingly close second-place finishes in graded stakes sprints, Whitmore earned a return trip to the winner’s circle - and a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile - by making a strong move from the inside at the top of the stretch and outkicking City ...

Decker competing for Cobleskill

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill women’s cross country team opened its season by posting a team total of 24 points to capture their own Fighting Tiger Short Run Invite bettering the field of three teams on Saturday on their campus cross country course. Galway graduate Gabriella Decker, a ...

Fort Plain hosts annual spring sports reception

FORT PLAIN — Kendall Kennedy and Jason Huang were named the Williams Doerrer & Sons Jewelers Outstanding Senior Athletes of the Year at the Fort Plain Central School Spring Sports Reception on June 14. Rhyonn Ford and Michael Hoffman earned the FPCS Board of Education Senior ...

Martial artists compete at Northeast Open

ALBANY — Recently members of Pazzaglia’s Kenpo Karate competed in the Northeast Open Martial Arts tournament at the Capital Center. This was the 12th anniversary of the event, which is one of the largest open tournaments in the capital region. “Although we were unable to have more ...

SHARPSHOOTERS

The Rifleman's X-Treme Team Challenge centerfire match took place Aug. 11 at Pine Tree Rifle Club in Johnstown.

Big night for local riders at Royal Mountain as 10 post victories

CAROGA LAKE — A total of 10 area riders were among those posting victories Friday during Monster Energy Supercross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area. It was the final points race of the season. The event was scheduled after rain claimed a race night earlier in the ...

Kharafa turns back the clock in West Point

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Making his 50th career start, 9-year-old fan favorite Kharafa stole the show on New York Showcase Day on Friday at Saratoga Race Course, charging down the middle of the stretch and holding off odds-on favorite Offering Plan to win the 39th running of the $150,000 West Point ...

Baffert inducted into Walk of Fame at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. welcomed four-time Eclipse Award-winning and two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert to the Walk of Fame at Saratoga Race Course on Friday.   The Walk of Fame, which opened in 2015, honors and showcases the achievements ...

Sadler’s Joy returns to defend title in Sword Dancer

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Woodslane Farm’s multiple graded-stakes winning millionaire Sadler’s Joy, beaten less than a length in each of his last three starts, will be after some favorable racing luck when he returns as the defending champion in today’s Grade 1, $1 million Sword Dancer at ...