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NATIONAL RECOGNITION

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Johnstown field hockey players Emily Fleming and Taryn Ringer were recently honored by MAX Field Hockey. Fleming was named to MAX Field Hockey's Class of 2021 Player Rankings Top 100 in the country. There were only four players from New York on the list. Ringer was named to MAX Field ...

CHOOSING THEIR SCHOOLS

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The Galway seniors recently signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college. Pictured from left, are Dillan Palaszewski, Erik Matthews and Justin Matthews. Palaszewski will attend college and wrestle at Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. Erik Matthews ...

CHRISMAN HONORED

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The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team honored former catcher Kevin Chrisman before its April 28 doubleheader against Hudson Valley Community College at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam. Chrisman was a member of the 2014 and 2015 FMCC baseball teams, and passed away ...

Bowling tournament results announced

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JOHNSTOWN — The team “Last Minute” won the title for first place in the city tournament for the Johnstown USBC Women’s Bowling Association, which took place at Perry Lanes from April 28 thru May 3.  Team members for Last Minute included Amy Ackerknecht, Tracey Pisano, Leslie ...

Amsterdam summer camp starts on July 9

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AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam Recreation’s 2018 Summer Camp will run for six weeks beginning July 9 and ending Aug. 17. The camp will be held at the Youth Center at Bacon School at 40 Henrietta Boulevard in Amsterdam from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday each week. There will be free ...

Gloversville gets past Johnstown, 22-13

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GLOVERSVILLE — When a severe thunderstorm halted last Friday’s softball game between Gloversville and Johnstown, Gloversville had an 8-6 advantage with two outs in the top of the third. Friday night, the teams resumed the contest from that point. Both teams came out swinging and put the ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Mayfield rolls past FFCS

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FONDA — Taryn LaFontaine had a two-run home run and a grand slam to power Mayfield to a 16-4 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference softball game Friday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The game was stopped after six innings by the 12-run rule. Lindsey Hampton ...

JHS girls lacrosse loses to Scotia, 16-10

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JOHNSTOWN — Scotia-Glenville got off to a quick start and cruised to a 16-10 victory over Johnstown is girls lacrosse action Friday night at Knox Field. Annika Nielsen connected for three goals for Scotia-Glenville, while Christiana Bianchi, Lillian Murphy, Caroline Rooney, Juliann Vadney ...

Dolgeville track competes at Shen

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CLIFTON PARK — The Dolgeville boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Shenendehowa Invitational on Friday. Dylan Lamphere scored the only points for the Blue Devils, finishing in a tie for seventh in the high jump with a leap of 5-9. Host Shenendehowa won the boys and girls ...

Rams spoil Patriots field debut, 9-3

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth and Amsterdam baseball teams waited out an hour long weather delay before getting the inaugural varsity game on the Patriots new facility under way Thursday at Broadalbin-Perth High School. Matt Hinderliter got the first hit on the new field for the ...

Mayfield clinches WAC Cup berth with win

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BERNE — Jillian Botch recorded 12 strike outs in her two-hit performance in the circle for Mayfield as the Lady Panthers defeated Berne-Knox-Westerlo 10-1 Thursday at Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School. With the win, Mayfield clinched a spot in the WAC Cup game on Monday. Botch backed up ...

AHS girls lacrosse loses to Schuylerville

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AMSTERDAM — Seven different players scored to lead Schuylerville to a 20-3 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game at Lynch Literacy Academy on Wednesday. Kayli Hoefs, Elena Fedullo and Lucia Liverio scored for the Lady Rams, while Paige Bertuch made 10 ...

Queensbury locks up title with win

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QUEENSBURY — The Queensbury Spartans recorded their 14th-straight victory and locked up their 12th Foothills Council title Thursday with a 17-1 win over Amsterdam at Queensbury High School. Paul Wright had three goals and an assist for Queensbury (14-1 overall, 9-0 Foothills), while Alex ...

Triathlon scheduled to take place June 16

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BROADALBIN — The Great Sacandaga Challenge Triathlon will take place June 16. The event, presented by the Sacandaga Triclub, will feature a kids splash and dad, a youth triathlon and an adult sprint triathlon. For more information or to register, visit www.greatsacandagachallenge.com.

Impossible pin tourney May 27

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GLOVERSVILLE – Holland Meadows Golf Course will host an Impossible Pin tournament on May 27. Tee times are available from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for the four-person scramble format. The entry fee will be $30 per person, with prizes awarded to teams based on flights. There will be an optional $5 ...

Broadalbin-Perth tops Amsterdam

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AMSTERDAM – After splitting a doubleheader with Gloversville on Monday, the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots returned to their winning form Wednesday. Sparked by a triple from Jack Szumowski and an RBI double from Jack Marsden, the Patriots put together a three-run second inning and battled out of ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Mayfield holds off OESJ, 7-5

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BROADALBIN — The Mayfield Panthers came out swinging Wednesday, putting up seven first-inning runs. They would need every one of them as Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville chipped away at the lead to threaten in its final at bat only to have Mayfield’s John Fancher come on and shut down ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Tartans roll past Huskies

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GLOVERSVILLE — Lauren Zeglen had a home run, double, three singles and three RBIs to power Scotia-Glenville to a 12-3 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council softball game at Gloversville High School. Mary Zeman added a two-run home run for the Tartans, who improved to 10-5 overall ...

Racing Around: Fonda set to host KoD series

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After losing its season-opener at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park to wet weather, the King of Dirt Sportsman Series will take to the track Saturday at Fonda Speedway. In its second season, the seven-race series, under the direction of Rob (Hazer) Hayes, takes place at six different tracks and has ...