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Animal shelter golf tourney planned

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CANAJOHARIE — The 16th annual Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter Golf Tournament is planned for July 14 at the Canajoharie Golf and Country Club. The tournament will be played in a four-person scramble format. The fee includes coffee, juice and donuts at 7:30 a.m. during registration. It also ...

Bruce, Verde named Foothills all-stars

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Two area boys tennis players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council all-star team. Gloversville’s Damian Bruce was named an all-star, while Amsterdam's Zach Verde was named honorable mention. Bruce, who went 14-0 in Foothills play this season, reached the ...

Mohawks take no-hitter into eighth inning, beat Dutchmen, 10-2

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ALBANY — The Amsterdam Mohawks (7-6) scored eight runs in the first four innings and went on to defeat the Albany Dutchmen (7-5), 10-2, on Sunday. Zane Stephens (Mississippi State) started for the Mohawks and pitched five hitless innings before Nick DeBrino (Canisius) pitched two hitless ...

GHS baseball camp set to begin June 25

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies baseball camp will take place June 25 to 29 at Husky Field from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The camp is open to players in grades three through eight. The registration fee will be $90. The registration for two children will be $150 and for three children ...

Holland Meadows to offer junior class

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VAIL MILLS — Holland Meadows Golf Course will host a two-day junior golf class on June 27 and 28. The class will meet from noon to 1 p.m. both days. The class will focus on proper golf swing, chipping and putting, and rules and etiquette on the course. The registration fee will be ...

Fonda schedules basketball camp

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FONDA — The 18th annual Fonda basketball camp will take place from June 25 to June 29. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday. The camp is for boys in grades 3-8 (as of September 2018). Cost of the camp will be $95. For more ...

Drellos posts first career win at Fonda

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FONDA — After being mired deep in the pack for the majority of the race Jeremy Wilder, Bobby Varin and Josh Hohenforst broke out and turned the final lap of the 30-lap modified feature into a cavalry charge to the checkers. But Demetrios Drellos was on a charge of his own. Drellos paced ...

Jammers get past Mohawks

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AMSTERDAM — Jamestown took advantage of 11 Amsterdam walks to post an 8-2 victory in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Shuttleworth Park on Saturday. Amsterdam scored the game’s first run in the bottom of the third inning on an RBI single by Joe Genord. The ...

Johnstown hosts senior athletes banquet

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FONDA — The Johnstown Senior Athlete Banquet at the Winner’s Circle on June 4 was well attended by students and community. More than 105 attended as Lexi Swatt and Jeremy Mowrey (2013 Johnstown graduates) were the keynote speakers. “I would like to thank the Purple & Gold Club ...

Area martial artists earn rank promotions

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JOHNSTOWN — Recently, members of Pazzaglia’s Kenpo Karate tested for rank in front of an international certified panel of instructors and were able to successfully meet the standards for their new ranks. Johnathan Smith and Brandon Walton both of Johnstown trained hard to get ready for ...

POWERFUL PERFORMANCE

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The YMCA team of powerlifters, sponsored by the Johnstown Lions Club, recently competed in the 2018 Gorilla Warfare push/pull powerlifting competition at the Concordia Club. They won the competition with five first-place class winners and two second-place class winners. In the back row, from ...

AWARD WINNERS

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On May 7, 12 students from the Greater Johnstown School District were recognized at the Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Leadership Award ceremony held at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. These students were selected by their physical education teachers for exhibiting sportsmanship, ...

Summer athletic programs scheduled for Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will sponsor several clinics and leagues this summer. Field Hockey Clinic When: June 28 to July 24, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. (for kindergarten through sixth grade — 6 to 7 p.m., for grades seven to 12 — 6 to 8 p.m.) Where: ...

Liberty Foundation hosts annual tournament

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FORT JOHNSON — The Liberty Foundation hosted its 24th annual golf tournament June 7 at Rolling Hills Country Club. Golfers were there to support Liberty Foundation and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who benefit from programs funded by Liberty ARC. ...

Sniezyk posts ace at Holland Meadows

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VAIL MILLS — Dennis Sniezyk posted a hole-in-one Thursday at Holland Meadows Golf Club. Sniezyk used a pitching wedge to ace the 90-yard 10th hole. He shot was witnessed by Fritz Brownell, Dan Giaquinto, Bryan Moldt, Brian Petoff, Rick Samenko and Bill Wager.

Fort Plain to host basketball camp

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FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain Central School will host the 2018 Hilltoppers Basketball Camp for girls and boys entering second- through eighth-grade July 9 to 13. Students do not need to attend Fort Plain Schools. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Harry Hoag ...

Fort Plain’s Stockwell named Mohawk Division MVP

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Several area softball players were among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference all-star team. Fort Plain’s Michaela Stockwell was named the Mohawk Division Most Valuable Player and a Section II all-star, while Mayfield’s Jillian Botch was named a Section II ...

Several area baseball players named WAC all-stars

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Several area baseball players were among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference all-star team. Galway senior Nick Hanna was named the Mohawk Division Most Valuable Player. Galway also had senior Graham Willbrant and junior Erik Malanoski named Mohawk Division ...

Plumlee strikes out 11 in Mohawks’ win

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ELMIRA — Starting pitcher Peyton Plumlee got Amsterdam off to a solid start, allowing one hit and striking out 11 in five innings of work and the Mohawks held on to defeat Elmira 3-2 in Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League action Friday night at Dunn Stadium. Amsterdam put two runs on the ...