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AHS girls earn third seed, Gloversville seeded fifth

Having just found out their seedings Wednesday, four area girls basketball teams will play their first postseason games tonight. The Fonda-Fultonville and Canajoharie girls will host games tonight, while Galway and Broadalbin-Perth open sectional play on the road. Fonda-Fultonville (14-6 ...

Rowback hits milestone in Dragons’ win

GLOVERSVILLE — After suffering their second loss of the season to Glens Falls on Monday, the Gloversville Dragons showed no ill effects Wednesday as they hosted Hudson Falls in their final regular-season game. Powered by 10 points from Joey Rowback, Gloversville opened the game with a 13-0 ...

Scotia-Glenville gets past Broadalbin-Perth, 55-41

BROADALBIN — With sectionals right around the corner, every win carries a little more weight as teams look to gain momentum heading into the postseason. For the Scotia-Glenville Tartans, they gained this added boost with a 55-41 victory when they traveled to Broadalbin-Perth to take on the ...

Brent competes at state qualifier

UTICA — Dolgeville’s Abigail Brent competed at the Section III State Qualifier on Wednesday at the Utica College Dome. Brent finished 17th in the girls weight throw with a throw of 21-9 1/4.

Bongo steps down as Gloversville coach

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies will have a new coach next season as Jared Bongo has stepped down after eight seasons as head coach of the Gloversville High School football team. “Football these days is not an August to November job, it is a year-round job,” Bongo said. “We ...

Area swimmers, divers ready for sectionals

CLIFTON PARK — Several area competitors will be among those taking part in the Section II Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at Shenendehowa High School. Amsterdam, Canajoharie-Fort Plain, Fonda-Johnstown and Gloversville-Mayfield will compete in the Division II (small-school) meet. The ...

Winter weather wipes out local slate

Due to Tuesday’s winter weather, several area athletic contests were postponed. The Western Athletic Conference boys and girls basketball championship games were moved to today. Berne-Knox-Westerlo is set to face Mekeel Christian Academy at 6 p.m., with Fonda-Fultonville and ...

Wells boys roll past Indian Lake, 61-18

INDIAN LAKE — Tre Zimmerman scored 14 points to lead Wells to a 61-18 victory over Indian Lake-Long Lake on Friday in a Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball game Friday. The Indians, who had 11 different players score, led 46-8 at the half on their way to the win. Shane ...

Canajoharie girls defeat OESJ, 75-46

JOHNSTOWN — Mollie Krug scored 18 points to lead a balanced Canajoharie attack in a 75-46 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball game Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The Lady Cougars had four players finish in double ...

Johnstown loses to Queensbury, 79-46

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Lady Bills, (Class B), closed out their regular season schedule with a Foothills match-up against Queensbury, (Class A), on Monday night. With the Section II girls basketball sectional pairings being determined on Wednesday, Johnstown coach Tim Derwin told his ...

Johnstown girls take second at sectionals

NORTH CREEK — The Johnstown girls alpine ski team placed second Monday at the Section II Championships at Gore Mountain. Shenendehowa won the girls team title with a total of 37 points, while the Lady Bills were second with 63 points. Queensbury (68 points) was third, ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Fort Plain’s Yacowenia hits 1,000-point mark

DUANESBURG — Fort Plain’s Jaxson Yacowenia scored his 1,000th career point in a 67-47 non-league victory over Duanesburg on Monday. Yacowenia scored 27 points to lead the Hilltoppers, who outscored the Eagles 44-26 in the second half to earn the win. Troy Butler added 15 points for Fort ...

Canajoharie bowlers second at sectionals

SCHENECTADY — The Canajoharie boys bowling team placed second at the Section II Class C-D Tournament on Monday at Boulevard Bowl. Saratoga Central Catholic won the team title with 5,629 pins, while Canajoharie was second with 5,504 pins. Hoosick Falls (5,483) was third, Middleburgh (5,377) ...

Winter weather alters local slate

Due to the forecast of winter weather for today, several area athletic contests were postponed. The Western Athletic Conference boys and girls basketball championship games were moved from today to Wednesday. Berne-Knox-Westerlo is set to face Mekeel Christian Academy at 6 p.m., with ...

FMCC men lose to Herkimer, 75-64

HERKIMER — Derrick Felder and Musa Pough each scored 15 points to help Herkimer College to a 75-64 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Monday. Kashaun Howard had 12 points for the Generals, while Isiaha Stone added 11 ...

Gonzalez scores 12 in Sage loss

ALFRED — Dom LeMorta scored a game high 25 points and Sage Brown scored 22 as Alfred University defeated The Sage Colleges, 101-66 Saturday at the Galanis Family Center. The Gators stand 10-14 for the season and 6-9 in the league while the Saxons now stand 17-4 overall and 10-2 in the ...

Indians get past Dragons, 94-84

GLOVERSVILLE — With the Foothills Council championship on the line, Joe Girard III delivered for the Glens Falls Indians. The Syracuse-bound senior, connected for 21 of his game-high 56 points in the fourth quarter to lift Glens Falls to a 94-84 victory over Gloversville Monday night at ...

Relyea, Mills win 2018 high school cross-country awards

HAGAMAN — Madison Relyea of Mayfield High School and Sebastian Mills of Johnstown High School have been named winners of the Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Cross-Country Runner of the Year Awards honoring the year’s top female and male cross-country runners in Fulton and Montgomery ...

Patriots win Foothills indoor track title

ALBANY — The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots got individual victories from Jeffrey Shlomovich, Sean Meher, John Coddington and Jacob Galarneau along with a championship rum by their 1,600-meter relay team as they earned the team title at the Foothills Council Indoor Track Championship Sunday at the ...