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Royal Mountain crowns 2018 track champions

CAROGA LAKE — The 2018 Monster Energy Supercross season came to an end Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. As part of the final-night festivities, awards were given to the top finishers in the point standings for each class. A total of seven area riders collected trophies after winning ...

Galway volleyball hosts tournament

GALWAY — The Galway volleyball team hosted its first tournament in honor of Folds of Honor on Saturday. All proceeds of the tournament will be donated to the Folds of Honor foundation. Players also wrote letters to soldiers and made care packages for overseas military. Galway won the ...

FMCC cross country kicks off its season

MARCY — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s cross country team opened up its 2018 season at the SUNY Poly Short Course Invitational on Saturday.  There were 10 total teams competing in the 6K race with 110 runners.  Gabriel LoBaido led the Raiders, placing 64th with a time ...

Nethaway, Weaver playing for Sage

PLATTSBURGH — The Sage Colleges’ women’s volleyball team wrapped up play on Saturday at the two-day Best Western Cardinal Tournament at Plattsburgh State. Sage dropped the opener, 3-1 to the host Cardinals of Plattsburgh State (25-19, 25-23, 26-28, 24-26) and then defeated the Knights ...

Kasza competing for Oswego State

FREDONIA — The Oswego State women’s cross country team began its 2018 slate with a top finish at the five-team Fredonia Pre-SUNYAC 4K preview race on Saturday. Oswego had six runners complete the race in the top 20 out of more than 60 competitors. Fonda-Fultonville graduate Jamie Kasza ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Baseball’s Clown Prince appears in Gloversville

Orion Pictures and writer/director Ron Shelton released the blockbuster baseball movie called ‘Bull Durham’ 30 years-ago this summer. The movie is a comedy that centers around a 12-year minor league baseball player who is sent down to the Durham Bulls of the Carolina League single-A level ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Spartans hammer Huskies in season opener, 64-7

GLOVERSVILLE — Playing Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake on opening night is always a tough assignment, but playing an emotionally charged Spartans squad proved to be too much for the Gloversville Huskies. Two weeks ago, the Spartans’ Deacon Martucci was killed in an automobile accident. On ...

Sir Bills drop opener to Hudson Falls

JOHNSTOWN — A young Johnstown Sir Bills football team played host to an experienced Hudson Falls team in their season opener at Knox Field Friday night. The Tigers took full advantage of that experience to guide them to a 45-8 win over the Sir Bills. The Sir Bills received the opening ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Johnstown blanks Gloversville, 2-0

JOHNSTOWN — Charlie Brown and Hank Bobbette scored to lead Johnstown to a 2-0 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council boys soccer game Friday at Johnstown High School. Both goals came in the first half for the Sir Bills, who improved to 1-1 overall and 1-1 in Foothills Council ...

Lady Raiders set to open new season

JOHNSTOWN — Head coach Tina Olyer and the Fulton-Montgomery Community College volleyball squad have been preparing for the start of the 2018 season.  The Lady Raiders are coming off of a 21-8 record, including a Region 3 semi-final appearance in 2017.  This season, the Raiders look to ...

Wide open 14-horse field to battle in Woodward Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Gunnevera will return to Saratoga Race Course for the first time since running second in last year’s Travers as he headlines a full field of 14 in today‘s 65th running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Woodward, presented by NYRA Bets, for 3-year-olds and up. One of four ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Gloversville to play for tourney title

GLOVERSVILLE — Harmony Philo had a goal and two assists to lead Gloversville to a 4-0 victory over Mayfield in the first round of the Scott Retersdorf Memorial Tournament on Friday at Gloversville High School. Sydney Loux, Katie Callen and Taylor Mee also scored for the Lady Dragons, who ...

C-FP volleyball wins season opener

CORINTH — Sarah Paradiso finished with 12 assists, eight service points and six aces to lead Canajoharie-Fort Plain to a 3-0 win over Corinth in a non-league volleyball match Friday. C-FP won by scores of 25-19, 25-20 and 25-23. McKayla Hayner had eight points, four aces and two kills for ...

Amsterdam golfers defeat Hudson Falls

HUDSON FALLS — C.J. Durinick carded a 41 to lead Amsterdam to a 176-187 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council golf match at Kingsbury National Golf Club on Thursday. Erin Rivera had a 42 for the Rams, Ryan Welch posted a 46 and Andy Welch added a 47. Ben Swartz led Hudson Falls ...

Area football teams kick off season tonight

The local high school football season gets underway tonight with all the local teams in action. The Gloversville Huskies, Johnstown Sir Bills, Amsterdam Rugged Rams and Canajoharie-Fort Plain Cougars all open their 2018 campaigns at home, while the Fonda-Fultonville Braves, Broadalbin-Perth ...

B-P girls post 3-1 win over Lady Braves

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth girls soccer team took its lumps last season, posting an 0-16 record. Through the first two game this season, they are feeling a little better after winning their season-opener over Hudson Falls 3-0 and backed that win up with a 3-1 non-league victory over ...

Queensbury deals Gloversville season-opening loss

GLOVERSVILLE — Loghan Ovitt won the ball in a crowd in front of the goal and poked home the first goal of the season for the Gloversville Huskies field hockey team. Unfortunately, that was the lone goal for the Huskies as they dropped their season-opener to Foothills Council powerhouse ...

Brundage powers Wolfpack to win

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Jack Brundage connected for three goals and had two assists to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to an 8-1 non-league victory over Canajoharie Thursday at Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville High School. Zack Mosher, Andrew Snell, Tyler Leon, Jaedyn Logan Dillenbeck and ...

Johnstown football to host alumni night

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown football program will host an alumni football night today. 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 ...

Hales Mills to host glow ball event

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its annual glow ball tournament today. The tournament will be played as a nine-hole, four-person scramble. The entry fee will be $50 per person for non-members and $40 per person for members. The fee includes dinner. There will be an ...