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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 ...

Hilltoppers win WAC bowling tournament

LATHAM — The Fort Plain boys won the Western Athletic Conference Bowling Tournament, while the girls placed second in the tournament bowled at Spare Time Lanes. The Hilltoppers edged Bishop Gibbons 2,732-2,727 in total pins to win the tournament championship. The Lady Hilltoppers were ...

Swimmers compete in last chance meet

ALBANY — Several area swimmers competed in the last chance meet Saturday at Albany Academy. Gloversville’s Jacob Sweeney won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 56.24 seconds. Sweeney also was second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:03.94. Amsterdam’s Nathaniel Anderson ...

MILESTONES MET

Above: Canajoharie’s Luke VanSlyke poses with the game ball after scoring his 1,000th career point Feb. 1 against Dolgeville.

MAKING HIS CHOICE

Canajoharie’s Brandon Wolfkiel, front, recently signed his letter of intest to play football at Utica College next fall.

Dolgeville competes at sectional meet

UTICA — The Dolgeville boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed at the Section III Class C-D Championships on Friday at the Hutton Dome at Utica College. The Dolgeville boys placed 13th in the team standings with 7 points. Oriskany won the team title with 72 points, West Canada ...

Parslow, Pritchard help Sage to win

ALFRED — Senior guard Emily Parslow (Fonda-Fultonville) scored a game high 25 points and The Sage Colleges women’s basketball team scored 26 in the fourth period in route to a 71-56 Empire 8 win over host Alfred University at Galanas Family Arena Saturday afternoon. The Gators are now ...

JHS grad Boyle helps Cobleskill to win

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s basketball team returned home on Saturdayto post a78-66 victory over the visiting Eagles of the College of Saint Elizabeth at the Iorio Gymnasium in North Eastern Athletic Conference action. With the win, the Fighting Tigers are now 14-8 overall ...

Three area athletes compete for Cobleskill

HAMILTON — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s indoor track and field team posted to team score of 84 points on Saturday to place fourth in a field of 10 teams at the 2019 Class of ‘32 Invitational hosted by Colgate University at the university’s Sanford Field House. Cobleskill posted a number ...

Dragons grow into contenders

GLOVERSVILLE — At the start of the 2016-17 high school basketball season, Gloversville coach Aric Kucel looked out at his starting lineup for the Dragons in their season opener against Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk then turned to an assistant coach and asked “Have we done the right ...

Schoharie rallies for win over Mayfield

JOHNSTOWN — Halftime adjustments can prove to be just as important as the game plan prior to tip-off. For the Schoharie Lady Indians, their second-half strategy proved effective as they escaped with a 42-36 victory in a Western Athletic Conference crossover contest over the Mayfield Lady ...

Foursome inducted into Hall of Fame

AMSTERDAM — The 2019 inductees into the Amsterdam Baseball / Mohawks Baseball Hall of Fame were honored at a dinner on Saturday at St. Mary’s Institute.  This year’s inductees into the Mohawks Hall of Fame were Logan Darnell and Gary Henderson, while Robert Sise and Chris Yeager were ...

Galway’s Scheeren, Dolgeville’s Null qualify for states

GLENS FALLS — Galway’s Joey Scheeren punched his ticket to the state tournament for the second straight year, winning the 113-pound title at the Section II Division II Championships on Saturday at Cool Insuring Arena. Scheeren, a sophomore, edged Hoosick Falls’ Gabe Fisher in an ultimate ...

Hall of Fame weekend schedule announced

COOPERSTOWN — Two dominant starters, two legendary relievers and two of the best hitters of their era will receive baseball’s highest honor in Cooperstown during Hall of Fame Weekend 2019, July 19-22, to highlight four days of celebratory events and programs for baseball fans of all ...

NYSSCA announces 2019 hall of fame inductees

ALBANY — After a spirited round of voting, the Hall of Fame committee of the New York State Stock Car Association has elected a long time car owner and a trio of outstanding drivers for induction into the association’s prestigious Hall of Fame. Saratoga Springs car owner Jerry Rose ...

Northville routs Middleburgh

JOHNSTOWN — T.J. Wadsworth finished with 21 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead Northville to a 62-37 victory over Middleburgh in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball crossover contest Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College on Saturday. The Falcons outscored the ...

FMCC women lose to Herkimer, 57-47

HERKIMER — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s basketball team jumped out to a 15-10 first-quarter lead but could not hold off the Herkimer Generals as they answered with a 22-7 second-quarter run to pick up a 57-47 Mountain Valley Conference victory Saturday at Herkimer County ...

FMCC men lose to Mohawk Valley

UTICA — Justin Stead connected on five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead Mohawk Valley Community College to an 85-60 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Saturday. The Vikings outscored the Raiders 45-24 in the ...

Dolgeville volleyball loses in quarterfinals

DOLGEVILLE — Carly Lyndaker finished with 11 kills, four aces and two blocks to help sixth-seeded Sandy Creek to a 3-0 victory over third-seeded Dolgeville. The Comets won by scores of 25-18, 25-6 and 26-24. Lainie Hathaway had 15 digs, nine kills and eight aces for Sandy Creek (13-5 ...