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Holland Meadows, Fox Run set to open

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GLOVERSVILLE— Holland Meadows Golf Course and Fox Run golf Club are scheduled to open for the season. Holland Meadows, which opened its driving range last week, will open the course for play on Wednesday, weather permitting. Fox Run offered play this past weekend and will open for play ...

Women’s bowling tournament cancelled

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JOHNSTOWN — Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Fulton County Regional USBC women's city tournament has been cancelled. Any money that has already been paid will be returned in full. Any questions or concerns, please contact Connie Hladik at 518-762-9305.

Atty finishes varisty career as Braves’ top scorer

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FONDA – When the 2019-20 high school basketball season started, Jackson Atty needed just 102 points to join the elite 1,000-point club for the Fonda-Fultonville Braves. He reached that goal on Dec. 20, 2019 and 42 days later hit 33 points against Berne-Knox-Westerlo to move past Kevin ...

GETTING READY FOR OPENING DAY

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With the anticipated opening of trout season on Wednesday, Chris Harnish, owner of Harnish Outdoor Supply, stocks a display of fishing equipment and lures Saturday at the West State Street Extension location.

Saratoga season to start as scheduled

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association says that while they are monitoring the situation, the Saratoga Season should start on time on July 16, according to their Communications Director Pat McKenna. “We look forward to welcoming fans to Saratoga Race Course on Opening Day, ...

Fort Plain honors winter sports teams

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain winter varsity and junior varsity sports teams were recognized at a reception March 5 in the junior-senior school auditorium. The boys basketball Board of Education Second Effort Award went to Joe LeMoine, while Caelan Germond earned the D’Arcangelis Super Sub ...

BI-COUNTY MEET CANCELED

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Gloversville High School was scheduled to host the annual Bi-County Invitational Track and Field Meet, which traditionally is the opening meet for the local high school track and field teams. The meet, scheduled for April 11, has been canceled this year as schools are shut down by the COVID-19 ...

Virus wipes out spring season at FMCC

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team was slated to open its Mountain Valley Athletic Conference season Sunday with a doubleheader against SUNY Adirondack at the Route 67 campus. But now the Raiders won’t get a chance to play this season due to the cancellation ...

SPRING SWING

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VAIL MILLS — Holland Meadows Golf Course owner Dennis Sniezyk said the driving range will be open, weather permitting. “We had a great winter going in here. It was really busy, then we had to shut it down. At least now we can get outside. We need about two or three days like today in a ...

South High’s Willis to be honored

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SCHENECTADY — Lauren Willis, a senior at South Glens Falls High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year. Willis, who competes in field hockey, lacrosse and bowling, will be recognized at the first-ever ...

Dolgeville players named CSC all-stars

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Several Dolgeville players were named Center State Conference volleyball all-stars. Dolgeville’s Emma Bilinski was named CSC Division II Most Valuable Player. Breanna Potts, Jazzlyn Grassel and Rylee Lamphere all were named first-team all-stars for the Blue Devils, who won the Division II ...

RPI senior Brady earns honors

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SCHENECTADY — Liz Brady, a senior at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named as one of the three collegiate award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year. Brady, a lacrosse player from Bradford, Mass., will be recognized at the first-ever Capital ...

Fonda Speedway opener pushed back to May

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FONDA — The 2020 season at Fonda Speedway will have to wait until May. Following a virtual Fonda Fair Board meeting, held via Conference Call on Wednesday evening, it was announced no activities would take place on the fairgrounds during the month of April – including auto racing – to ...

Area Little Leagues playing waiting game

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The of the crack of a bat and the popping of the leather as the pitcher’s fastball hits the catcher’s mitt are sounds that will not be heard for a while at Little League parks around the world. With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading, Little League International recently placed a notice on ...

Averill Park’s Ware to be honored

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SCHENECTADY — Lydia Ware, a senior at Averill Park High School, has been named as one of the 10 scholastic award recipients for 2020 by the Capital District Sports Women of the Year. Ware, who competes in soccer and track and field, will be recognized at the first-ever Capital District ...

SOLID SHOWING

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Mayfield’s Madison Relyea recently competed in the 2020 Cross Country Skiing Junior Nationals at the Auburn Ski Club Training Center in Donner Summit, Calif. Relyea was 35th in the 18-and-younger girls division in the classic event with a time of 16:11.1. In the sprint freestyle, she was 40th ...

NYSPHSAA announces cancellation of winter state championships

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LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announces the cancellation of the remaining winter state championship events. The impacted championship events include the boys and girls basketball regionals and state championships, as well as the ice hockey and bowling ...

READY AND WAITING

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With fresh clay added to the racing surface, Fonda Speedway is ready to go, but the season is on hold with the COVID-19 mandates that also forced the cancellation of the Fonda Car Show and the Northeast Racecar Show this spring at ViaPort Rotterdam.

Bouchard did not let injury sidetrack his varsity career

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GLOVERSVILLE — Dante Bouchard is known for his gritty performances on the basketball court during his four-year varsity career at Gloversville High School. However, the toughest obstacle he faced happened off the court near the end of his sophomore year. Bouchard was a passenger in a car ...