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COTTER TO COMPETE AT WHITEFACE

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Royal Mountain ski racer Colin Cotter will compete this weekend in the Eastern Championship race held at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid. The top 13 skiers from the New York State Championship race held at Whiteface two weeks ago qualified to compete. Cotter and the New York state team will ...

Car show to be held at the Viaport Mall

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ROTTERDAM — In less than a week, on the traditional St. Patrick’s Day weekend as it has been held for many years in the past, the 2019 version of the Capital District Racecar Show will be held at the Viaport Mall (formerly known as the Rotterdam Mall) today through Sunday. The car show ...

Jay Hadcock Jr. rolls 300 at Arterial

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GLOVERSVILLE — Jay Hadcock Jr. rolled a 300 game Wednesday night at Arterial Lanes Hadcock’s perfect game came as part of his league-high 774 triple rolled in Hump Day Hellers league action.

AREA ATHLETES HONORED

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Several area boys basketball players were among those honored at the Section II Basketball Scholar-Athlete breakfast on Sunday in Troy. Players from the Adirondack League, Central Hudson Valley League, Colonial Council, Independent Conference, Patroon Conference, Suburban Council, Wasaren ...

Several Mayfield skiers named Section II all-stars

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Several Mayfield skiers were among those named to the Section II Nordic Skiing all-star team. Madison Relyea and Fianna Halloran were named first-team all-stars for the girls after helping Mayfield claim the Section II title and finish second at the state championships. Kira Williams and ...

Royal Mountain racers compete in two-day event

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TRUXTON — The Royal Mountain Racing Team competed at the Kandahar Festival last weekend at Labrador Mountain. Carson Cheney of Johnstown won the boys U10 Kombi race on Saturday and finished second in the giant slalom event Sunday.   Jill Sandel of Gloversville placed third in girls U14 ...

Season ticket plans for 2019 meet to go on sale

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will welcome the general public to purchase full-season ticket plans for the 2019 meet at historic Saratoga Race Course beginning Tuesday, March 19 at 10 a.m. A full-season ticket plan includes admission and a reserved seat in ...

Nordby scores in Westminster victory

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Westminster College men’s lacrosse team won, 12-11 in overtime, over non-conference opponent Greensboro College on Monday. Tyler Nordby scored once in the win for Westminster, which is scheduled to play at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., today at 5 p.m.

Royal Mountain to host cardboard derby

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CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its first cardboard derby Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The entry fee will be $15 per sled, with all proceeds benefitting the volunteer Royal Mountain Ski Patrol. There will be age categories for 6-and-younger, 7 to 12, 13 to 18 and adults. The age ...

GLL softball program seeking players

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GLOVERSVILLE – The Gloversville Little League girls softball program for minor league (ages 8 to 10) and major league (ages (10-12) has openings for the 2019 season. Players need to be residents of Gloversville or Mayfield. Both prior players and new players are encouraged to signup. For ...

Foothills Council bowling all-star teams announced

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Several area bowlers were among those named to the 2018-19 Foothills Council bowling all-star team. Johnstown’s Mick Winton, Amsterdam’s Jon Schultz, Gloversville’s Derek Taylor and Gloversville’s Adam Loveless all were named to the first team. Winton, a freshman, finished the ...

Nordby helps Wilmington to win

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NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster College men’s lacrosse team won, 10-8, over non-conference opponent Neumann University in its home opener on Saturday. Tyler Nordby had a goal and an assist for Westminster.

GLL softball program seeking players

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GLOVERSVILLE – The Gloversville Little League girls softball program for minir league (ages 8 to 10) and major league (ages (10-12) has openings for the 2019 season. Players need to be residents of Gloversville or Mayfield. Both prior players and new players are encouraged to signup. For ...

FMCC players earn regional honors

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Several Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball players were named to the Division III Region III and Mountain Valley Conference all-star teams. FMCC coach Ed Collar was named the MVC and Region III Coach of the Year. The Raiders’ Amadou Diakite was named a ...

CHOOSING THEIR SCHOOLS

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Two area athletes signed their letters of intent to compete in college next year. Gloversville's Libby Cook will play soccer at Elmira College, while Amsterdam's Gabby Stanavich will run track and field at Saint Francis University of Pennsylvania.

FOOTBALL PLAYERS HONORED

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Several area football players were among those honored at the Capital District Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame dinner on March 4 in Albany at the Red Lion Hotel. Gloversville’s John Carpenter, Johnstown’s Victor Orsell, Broadalbin-Perth’s ...

Area girls earn scholar-athlete honors

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Several area girls basketball players were among those honored at the Section II Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Sunday at the Albany Marriott. Gloversville coach Molly D’Arcy earned the Section II Sportsmanship Award, while Gloversville’s Harmony Philo was named the top ...

JHS Student-Athletes Honored

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Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department and Johnstown nordic skiing coach Matthew Brower selected Justin Ferrara, left, and Abby Gottung, right, as the Student-Athletes of the Week. The award is chosen weekly and submitted by the Johnstown ...

Strong second half lifts OESJ past Wells

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TROY — If there was any doubt by Wells coach Adam Clute of how his team was going to react playing in the Regional Championship game, his got his answer early. The Section VII champions outscored Section II champion Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 10-9 in the opening quarter and backed it ...

Boucaud competes at DIII championships

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ROXBURY, Mass. — SUNY Cobleskill men’s indoor track & field team senior captain Zach Haskin (Cobleskill-Richmondville) earned NCAA All-American honors in the heptathlon at the 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by The University of Massachusetts at ...