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Suits’ sacrifice fly gives Cougars win

CANAJOHARIE — Nick Suits drove in three runs, including the game-winner with his sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift Canajoharie past Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons in Western Athletic Conference action Sunday afternoon at Canajoharie High School. Jack Krug picked up the ...

Opalka competing for Sage track

ROCHESTER — The Sage Colleges’ women’s and men’s track and field teams wrapped up competition on Saturday at St. John Fisher College in the 2018 Empire 8 Championship. In the women’s competition, the Utica College won the team crown with a score of 181 topping Stevens Institute of ...

Brado competes for SUNY Cobleskill

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Selected members of the Fighting Tiger men’s track and field team took to the road this weekend to compete at the Jim Thorpe Open Invitational a non-scoring individual qualifying event hosted by the Nittany Lions of Penn State University. Freshman multi-event ...

Couples League set to meet Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — The Hales Mills Couples League will host an organizational meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Hales Mills Country Club. For more information, call (518) 736-4622.

Fuller bests Friesen to claim Fonda modified win

FONDA - When Tim Fuller made Fonda Speedway his Saturday night home last year it took him most of the season before he picked up his first career win at the Track of Champions. That was his only win on the way to a track championship. Saturday night Fuller started 12th in the field and rode ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Fort Plain places second in tourney

FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain finished second the Bo Baker Tournament on Saturday. The Hilltoppers dropped an 8-1 decision to Hoosic Valley in the championship game after topping Hoosick Falls, 6-3, in the opening round. Fonda-Fultonville lost 8-3 to Hoosic Valley and 9-4 to Hoosick ...

Mayfield softball loses at Hoosic Valley

SCHAGHTICOKE — Renee Parry finished with a double, two singles and an RBI to power Hoosic Valley to a 20-0 victory over Mayfield in a non-league softball game Saturday. Hoosic Valley scored 10 runs in the first inning on its way to the win. Sam Finkle recorded a triple, double and two ...

Boys Lacrosse Roundup: Amsterdam tops Schenectady, 12-8

AMSTERDAM — Aaron Rackowski finished with four goals to lead Amsterdam to a 12-8 victory over Schenectady in a non-league boys lacrosse contest Saturday at Lynch Literacy Academy. Kolby Fifield added three goals for Amsterdam (2-9 overall). Stavros Avramidis finished with five goals and ...

FMCC softball loses to HVCC

TROY — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College softball team fell to Hudson Valley on Friday afternoon by scores of 8-0 and 25-7. The Vikings scored six runs over the first two innings of game one and the Lady Raiders could not recover. Emily Washburn and Gabrielle Smith each had ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Galway defeats Mayfield in WAC contest

GALWAY — Erik Malanoski connected for a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth to help Galway defeat Mayfield 8-3 in Western Athletic Conference baseball action Friday at Galway High School. The Golden Eagles and Panthers were tied 3-3 after three innings of play before Galway broke ...

Girls Lacrosse Roundup: Johnstown loses to Schuylerville, 20-5

JOHNSTOWN — Amy Moreau finished with seven goals and two assists to power Schuylerville to a 20-5 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game Friday at Johnstown High School. Grace Hanehan had six goals for the Black Horses, while Cassie Patrick had two goals and an ...

AHS boys tennis tops Glens Falls

GLENS FALLS — Amsterdam won three of five singles matches and both doubles contests to post a 5-2 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council boys tennis match Friday. Dan VanEps, Reese Devine and Mike Hughes won singles matches for the Rams. Spencer Flint and Philip Johnson won at ...

Mayfield-Northville boys sweep meet

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield-Northville boys track and field team swept the Western Athletic Conference meet, while the Mayfield-Northville girls split with Duanesburg and Mekeel Christian Academy Friday at Mayfield Elementary School. The boys defeated Mekeel Christian 118-0 and topped ...

LETTER OF INTENT

Johnstown three-sport athlete Trevor Porter, center, signed his NJCAA Letter of Intent to play baseball next year at Herkimer County Community College. Looking on are his parents, Johnstown varsity baseball coach Jon Jennings, back row left, and Athletic Director James Robare.

Fort Plain tops Braves to improve to 8-0

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers improved their record to 8-0 overall and 7-0 against Western Athletic Conference competition with a 4-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville Thursday at Phillips Field at the Fort Plain Sports Complex. Troy Butler picked up the complete game victory for ...

Amsterdam falls in Foothills matches

QUEENSBURY — The Amsterdam Rams dropped a pair of Foothills Council tennis matches Thursday afternoon at Queensbury High School. Amsterdam lost to Queensbury 7-0 before coming up on the short end of the 4-3 score against Schuylerville Zach Verde split his No. 1 singles matches, ...