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Fauvelle named PGCBL Coach of the Year

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UTICA — The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announced the selection of Mickey Fauvelle as the 2019 PGCBL Coach of the Year on Tuesday. Fauvelle, the head coach of the Adirondack Trail Blazers, was selected as the Coach of the Year via a vote of his peers, and is the first ...

Four Mohawks named to all-PGCBL team

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UTICA — The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announced its yearly All-League teams on Monday afternoon, honoring the best players in the PGCBL during the 2019 season. The teams were selected by a vote of the league’s head coaches, and were picked from nominations submitted by each ...

NCS fall practices to begin Monday

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NORTHVILLE — Soccer and golf practices for Northville Central School will begin on Monday. Varsity golf practice will begin at Sacandaga Golf Club at 8 a.m.
Girls modified, junior varsity and varsity soccer practice will begin at 8 a.m. at the Prospect Street fields.
Boys modified, ...

Buff powers way to feature win at Glen Ridge

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FULTONVILLE — After finishing second five times this year, Andrew Buff broke through for his first feature win of the season in the Red Chair Crate Modified division Sunday night at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. Buff grabbed the lead at the drop of the green and pulled away from Ryan ...

CHOOSING HIS SCHOOL

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Gloversville High School graduate Nicholas Vincent has committed to play golf at Fulton-Montgomery Community College this year. “We are very happy to have Nick join our squad. He was one of the top golfers from Gloversville and he adds depth and experience to our team. I’m looking forward ...

Eyeinthesky scouts timely finish in Galway

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — One day after capturing the Grade 1 Fourstardave at Saratoga Race Course with Got Stormy, conditioner Mark Casse and owner Gary Barber teamed up again to take Sunday’s feature with Eyeinthesky winning the inaugural running of the $100,000 Galway for 3-year-old ...

Fonda Speedway crowns track champions

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FONDA — Danny Varin powered his way to the front of the pack to win the 30-lap modified feature Saturday night, but at the end of the night it was Rocky Warner who celebrated as the 2019 track champions were crowned at Fonda Speedway. Warner locked up his first modified track championship ...

Got Stormy wins Fourstardave in track-record fashion

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Gary Barber and Southern Equine Stable’s Got Stormy became the first filly to win the Grade 1, $500,000 Fourstardave, in its 35th running, covering one mile over the firm inner turf in a track record 1:32 flat on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Mark Casse, ...

No stopping Green Light Go in Saratoga Special

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Stronach Stables’ Green Light Go sat off the early speed and found room at the top of the stretch to take Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special presented by Miller Lite at Saratoga Race Course. Jockey Junior Alvarado placed the bay son of Hard Spun 2 ½ ...

JOHN WALLACE BASKETBALL CLINIC

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DOLGEVILLE — The fourth annual John Wallace Basketball Clinic took place at Dolgeville Central School on July 22 to 26. The clinic focused on ball handling, shooting and defense. Wallace played collegiately at Syracuse University and also played in the National Basketball Association ...

Royal Mtn. to host NY Offroad Series

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CAROGA LAKE — The first offroad race for motorcycles and ATVs will take place as Royal Mountain Ski Area host the New York Off Road GP next Sunday. The race course is more than 2 miles long and includes much of the motocross track and more than 1 miles of woods riding. In the woods, riders ...

Sister Peacock looks to make connections proud in Galway

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Sister Peacock struts in from Woodbine looking for her fifth career win in Sunday’s $100,000 Galway, a 5 1/2-furlong Mellon turf sprint for sophomore fillies at Saratoga Race Course. Trained and part-owned by Stuart Simon with Brent and Russell McLellan, Sister Peacock ...

Johnstown’s Delgado, Etherton named to all-state team

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A pair of Johnstown players were among those named to the New York State Sportswriters girls lacrosse all-state team. Senior attack Madison Etherton and junior defender Madison Delgado were named fifth-team all-state in the small-school division. The pair helped the Lady Bills claim the ...

Meeting and Greeting

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Two-time Olympic figure skating medalist Nancy Kerrigan, Two-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming Donna de Varona and retired Australian tennis champion Rennae Stubbs greeted fans Thursday at the Saratoga Race Course. They are members of the Aurora Games advisory ...

Titles to be decided tonight at Fonda

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By RON SZCZERBA Fonda Speedway FONDA — It is certainly hard to believe that the 2019 regular season at Fonda is almost over. But with the reality that today is Benjamin Moore Paints Championship Night, it unfortunately is. Tonight’s racing card will be the final point race of the ...

Got Stormy, Uni face males in Fourstardave

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — In its first 34 runnings, no filly or mare has won the Grade 1, $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap at Saratoga Race Course, but two entries are looking to buck history when graded stakes-winner Got Stormy and Grade 1-winner Uni face eight males in today’s featured race. The ...

Bon Raison wins Tale of the Cat Stakes

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Empire State Thoroughbreds’ Bon Raison enjoyed a successful-if-eventful trip, breaking on top, pulling back to the rear of the field on the backside and overtaking 2-1 favorite He Hate Me in deep stretch to win the sixth running of the $100,000 Tale of the Cat on Friday ...

Tuesday Morning League sets meeting

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Tuesday Morning Men’s bowling league will host its practice Aug. 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Starlite Lanes. The election of officers and by-laws also will take place. Bowlers are needed and welcome. For more information, call Starlite Lanes at (518) 773-2695.