Local Sports

Former Mohawks picked in MLB Draft

AMSTERDAM – Several former Amsterdam Mohawks were among the players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. Griffin Roberts, a member of the 2016 Mohawks team, was taken 43rd in the first round by the St. Louis Cardinals Tyler Frank, a member of the 2016 Mohawks team, was selected ...

DeSorbo, Lovelass compete at states

ITHACA — Fonda-Fultonville’s Adam DeSorbo and Galway’s Ryan Lovelass competed for Section II at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association golf championships Sunday and Monday at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University. DeSorbo posted an 87 in the first ...

Hudson Division wins WAC all-star game

GALWAY — Mayfield’s Juliana Buyce scored the game-winning run on a walk-off wild pitch to lead the Hudson Division to an 11-10 victory over the Mohawk Division in the Western Athletic Conference senior all-star game Tuesday at Galway High School. Buyce, who shared Hudson Division Most ...

Johnstown players named Wasaren League all-stars

The Johnstown boys lacrosse team had 12 players named to the recently announced Wasaren League boys lacrosse all-star team. Garrett Way (attack), Tyler Fahr (defense) and Tyler Bump (short-stick defensive midfield) were named to the first team for the Sir Bills, who finished the season 11-6 ...

Swatt set to speak at sports award banquet

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 31st annual Sports Award Banquet on Wednesday at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. in Johnstown at 7 p.m. with keynote speaker Lexi Swatt. At the event, the Chamber hosts and honors the top 36 athletes from ...

Constantino notches third-straight win on Fan Appreciation Night at The Ridge

FULTONVILLE — After being rained out last Sunday, the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park roared back into action Sunday night with a full card of racing on Fan Appreciation Night. The week away did not seem to affect David Constantino as he parked his DKM Cyclone-chassied crate modified in Victory ...

Fort Plain headed to Final Four

GLENS FALLS — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers are headed back to the state Final Four. Saturday, the Section 2 Class D champion Hilltoppers dominated Section 9 champion Tuxedo 13-0 to win the Regional championship and punch their ticket to Friday’s New York State Public High School Athletic ...

Several B-P athletes commit to colleges

BROADALBIN — Nine Broadalbin-Perth Patriots will be playing collegiate sports this fall. Athletic Director Matthew Ehrenreich recognized each student-athlete for their accomplishments on and off the field. “Making it to the next level of athletics, any level, is a major ...

Varin wins modified feature at Fonda

FONDA — Bobby Varin picked up his first modified feature win of the season Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Varin held off defending track champion Tim Fuller and Josh Hohenforst for the victory. Rocky Warner crossed the line in fourth with Jeremy Wilder fifth, Cody Bleau sixth, Craig ...

SANTANA SIGNS WITH ALBANY

Amsterdam’s Brenda Santana, seated center, signed her National Letter of Intent to compete for the University at Albany during a ceremony Tuesday at Amsterdam High School. Sitting, from left, are Norman Young, Santana and her mother, Yocaira Pujols. In the middle row, from left, are Amy ...

Mohawks top Stallions in league home opener

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks used stellar pitching from Peyton Plumlee (Miss St.), Brooks Knapek (UMass) and Ryan Falls (Marshall) to snag a 4-1 win in their 1st home PGCBL contest of the 2018 season at Shuttlesworth Park in Amsterdam. The Mohawk’s starting pitcher Plumlee ...

Monster Supercross opens Wednesday

CAROGA LAKE – The 32nd season of Supercross racing kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. All riders must be signed in by 7 p.m. with practice immediately after. Racing starts at 8 p.m. More than 200 riders are expected with classes ranging from 4 to 6 years old to the ...

B-P TEAM TO BE HONORED

The 2005 Broadalbin-Perth softball team will be inducted into B-P Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday in the high school auditorium for the spring sports awards ceremony and Sports Hall of Fame induction. Events are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Community members are welcome and encouraged to ...

Gloversville students complete archery unit

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville Middle School students recently took aim at learning new skills through a centuries-old sport: archery. Students participated in an archery unit where they received instruction on how to safely handle the equipment (bows and arrows) and practice proper technique ...

VOLLEYBALL MINI CAMP

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies Volleyball Club hosted its second mini-camp at Boulevard Elementary School on May 15 to 17 with nearly 60 campers participating. A total of 45 campers attended in April. The Huskies will present their third and final mini camp of the year Tuesday ...

Fort Plain baseball ready for regionals

FORT PLAIN — After upsetting top-seeded Whitehall in the Section II Class D championship game last week, the Fort Plain Hilltoppers stand one win away from making their second appearance in the state Class D final four in the past three years. Standing in their way are the Section IX ...

SET FOR STATES

Fonda-Fultonville’s Adam DeSorbo and Galway’s Ryan Lovelass will be among nine Section II golfers competing at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association golf championships at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University in Ithaca this weekend. The event begins ...

Several area athletes qualify for state track championships

CLIFTON PARK — Canajoharie’s Andrew Towse will be pulling double-duty at next weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet. Towse out-leaned Rensselaer’s Htat Lwin at the line to capture the Section II, Division 2 (small school) championship in ...

Mohawks drop opener at Utica

UTICA — In their Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League opener, the Amsterdam Mohawks lost 11-3 to the Utica Blue Sox at Murnane Field on Friday. The Blue Sox scored five times in the bottom of the fourth and four times in the bottom of the fifth in their way to the win. Jacob Randolph, ...

Anadio accepts summer position

HERKIMER — This summer, Herkimer College’s head softball coach P.J. Anadio, a Gloversville native, will serve as a head coach in the American Softball Association, an all-new women’s professional softball league. “I am extremely honored and humbled to have this opportunity to do ...