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Gonzalez helps Sage defeat Elms in OT

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CHICOPEE, Mass. — Sage’s men’s basketball team traveled to Elms College on Saturday afternoon for their 2019-2020 opener. The Gators needed OT, but triumphed, 81-79 in overtime to stand at 1-0 on the young season. Elms drops to 0-1. Sage led 35-31 at the break, before the Blazers had a ...

Galway claims Class D championship

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — After dropping a 3-1 decision to Mayfield in the 2018 Class D championship match, the Galway Eagles have been focused on not only getting back to the championship match, but bring home the championship. Mission accomplished. The top-seeded Golden Eagles defeated Argyle ...

Lady Braves lose to Lake George in Class D title match

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Playing in the Section II Class C title game for the second-straight year, and third time in the last five seasons, the Fonda-Fultonville girls volleyball team was looking to bring home its first title. Standing in their way was top-seeded Lake George. The Warriors put ...

READY FOR REGIONALS

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The Johnstown field hockey and Northville girls soccer teams will be competing in regional finals today. The Lady Bills, who won the Section II Class C title Sunday, are slated to face Section IV champion Greene at Vestal High School at 11 a.m. The winner will advance to the state ...

Several swimmers advance to finals

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CLIFTON PARK — Gloversville-Mayfield’s Mariana Benvenuto posted the fifth-fastest time in the 100-yard butterfly in the preliminaries of the Section II Division 2 Girls Swimming and Diving Championships at Shenendehowa High School on Friday. Benvenuto posted a time of 1:01.55 to qualify ...

Gloversville sets practice schedules

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity and junior varsity basketball teams will practice at 10 a.m. Monday at the Gloversville High School gym. The freshman team will practice at ...

Practice schedules slated for Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity will practice at Johnstown School on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the junior varsity basketball teams will practice from 9 to 11 a.m. at ...

Raiders open season Saturday

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JOHNSTOWN — After a 20-win season and a tough loss in the Region III semifinals last year, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men ‘s basketball team has high hopes for the 2019-20 season. The Raiders will look to many newcomers to lead the team back to the Region 3 tournament. FM ...

Bowling tournament slated for Sunday

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GLOVERSVILLE — The second annual Foothills United Foundation (Foothills United Methodist Church) bowling tournament is set for Sunday. The event will take place at Arterial Lanes at 1 p.m. and it will feature raffles. The entry fee will be $60 per team for four-person teams. The entry ...

Johnstown tops Camden in overtime, 2-1

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GLOVERSVILLE — In its first regional game since 2011, the Johnstown field hockey team worked overtime to advance. The Lady Bills edged Section III champion Camden, 2-1, in overtime in a state Class C regional semifinal contest at Gloversville High School. It was the first overtime game of ...

Northville claims Class D championship

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MECHANICVILLE — As a group of Northville residents stood anxiously waiting for the girls soccer team to return home, one parent remarked about how he experienced a local tradition when the boys soccer team returned home after winning the 1995 state championship and now his daughter was also ...

Area swimmers ready for Section II Division 2 Championships

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CLIFTON PARK — Several area girls swimmers will be among those competing in the Section II Division 2 Championships this week at Shenendehowa High School. A total of 15 area competitors qualified to swim in individual events. Gloversville-Mayfield, which finished seventh at last year’s ...

Lady Bills to face Camden in regionals

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GLOVERSVILLE — After winning its first sectional title since 2011, the Johnstown field hockey team now turns its attention to regional play. The Lady Bills will face Section III Class C champion Camden today at Gloversville High School in a regional semifinal contest. Johnstown played ...

Northville to play for Class D title

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MECHANICVILLE — One season removed from its Section II Class D championship; the Northville girls’ soccer team is heading back to the championship match. The Lady Falcons will travel to Mechanicville High School today to take on top-seeded New Lebanon for the 2019 title in a 4:30 p.m. ...

Burnt Hills sweeps Gloversville in Class A semifinals

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BALLSTON SPA — The Gloversville Huskies' trip to the Final Four of the Section II Class A volleyball tournament did not have the result they were hoping for. Facing top-seeded Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake the upset-minded Huskies could not get on track as the perennial powerhouse Spartans ...

Galway youth hoop to begin Saturday

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GALWAY — The Galway Youth Commission basketball program will start on Saturday, and continue on Saturdays through Dec. 21 at the Galway Elementary School Gym and Middle School Gym. The program will serve girls and boys in first- through sixth-grade that reside in the Galway School ...

Braves win Class C crown; will compete for state title

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Several area runners were among those earning state meet spots Monday at the Section II Cross Country Championships at Saratoga Spa State Park. Leading the way was the Fonda-Fultonville boys team, which won the Class C title. It is the Braves’ first sectional crown ...