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Dolgeville volleyball loses in semifinals

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NEDROW — Gracie Francis finished with 11 digs and 10 kills to lead Onondaga to a 3-0 victory over Dolgeville in the semifinals of the Section III Class C volleyball tournament Tuesday. The second-seeded Tigers won by scores of 25-21, 25-12 and 25-14. Sam Geis had 30 assists, seven digs ...

FMCC bowlers finish fourth

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s bowling team concluded its regular-season conference schedule Tuesday at Kingpin's Alley, finishing fourth overall.  In the first match, FMCC was paced by Brendan McGillin of Amsterdam. McGillin posted high games of 240 ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: FFCS rolls past Galway, 54-20

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GALWAY — Abby Lombardoni finished with 18 points and nine steals to lead Fonda-Fultonville to a 54-20 victory over Galway in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball contest Tuesday. The Lady Braves outscored the Golden Eagles 19-4 in the first quarter on their way to the ...

Queensbury gets past Amsterdam, 51-46

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AMSTERDAM — Last year, Queensbury and Amsterdam shared the Foothills Council girls basketball title. Monday, the Spartans and Lady Rams squared off again with the Foothills title on the line, only this time Amsterdam was without standout Jackie Stanavich and Queensbury was without its ...

Herkimer sends FMCC to fourth straight loss

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JOHNSTOWN — Dante Griffin had 15 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals to lead Herkimer College to a 61-52 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Monday. Shykell Brown had 13 points for the Generals, who also won ...

Lady Raiders notch victory over Herkimer

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JOHNSTOWN — After losing 88-53 at Herkimer last Wednesday, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s basketball team gained a measure of revenge Monday. The Lady Raiders posted an 85-71 victory over the Generals on their home court. Kendra Lavery and Niaimani Marshall each scored ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: OESJ slips past Duanesburg

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DUANESBURG — Travis LaFountain scored 21 points to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 63-60 victory over Duanesburg in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game Monday. The Wolfpack outscored the Eagles 23-10 in the second quarter on their way to the win, which halted a ...

Johnstown places fifth at Section II Class B Tournament

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SCHENECTADY — Johnstown finished fifth Monday at the Section II Class B Bowling Tournament at Boulevard Bowl. Schalmont won its first team title since 2010 with a total of 6,204 pins, while Mechanicville was second with a total of 6,018. Lansingburgh (5,907) was third, Schuylerville ...

Swimmers compete at last chance meet

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ALBANY — Several area swimmers competed at the last chance meet Saturday at Albany Academy. Fonda-Johnstown’s Vincent Rizzo posted a time of 26.23 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle to place second. Rizzo also placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke, posting a time of ...

Student-athletes honored by Empire 8

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HILTON — The Sage Colleges’ had 47 student-athletes honored for their efforts in the classroom for the Fall of 2019 with the release of the Empire 8 Presidents’ List. A grand total of 655 student-athletes from the league’s membership were recognized for their excellence in the classroom ...

Queensbury deals Dragons second loss

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GLOVERSVILLE — With an eye on avenging its lone loss of the season, Gloversville hosted Queensbury Saturday afternoon at Gloversville High School. After holding a one-point halftime lead, Queensbury got 15 third-quarter points from Sean Collins to spark a 46-27 second half performance to ...

Braves romp to 56-30 win over Galway

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FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Braves were trying to get back on the winning track Saturday afternoon when they took on the Galway Eagles in a Western Athletic Conference contest. With a week since their last game and the game having been postponed due to Friday’s weather, the Braves ...

Mohawks welcome fans

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Former Mets relief pitcher Roger McDowell shakes hands with Austin Semprivivo after autographing a baseball for him Saturday at the 14th annual Amsterdam Baseball/Mohawks Baseball Hall of Fame Dinner at Saint Mary's Institute in Amsterdam. McDowell was the keynote speaker for the event as the ...

Lady Blue Devils advance to Class C semifinals

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DOLGEVILLE — Thanks to a first-round bye and some help from Mother Nature, the Dolgeville volleyball team was playing for the first time in a week Saturday when it hosted Westmoreland in a Section III Class C quarterfinal contest. “We were very much looking forward to playing a sectional ...

Dolgeville’s Nellis captures sectional weight throw title

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ONONDAGA — Dolgeville’s Anna-Mae Nellis brought home the weight throw title from the Section III Class C/D indoor track sectional championships Saturday at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College. Nellis won the event with a throw of 42-05, helping the Lady Blue Devils to a ...

Local wrestlers advance to Section II championships

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WHITEHALL — Canajoharie-Fort Plain placed sixth and Galway was eighth at the Section II Class D wrestling tournament at the Whitehall Athletic Club on Saturday. Warrensburg won the team title for the fifth straight year, finishing with 232 points. Duanesburg-Schoharie was second with 206 ...

Local wrestlers earn high seeds in sectional tourneys

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The postseason begins today for the area’s five wrestling teams. Fonda-Johnstown will travel to Mechanicville for the Section II Class CC Tournament, while Galway and Canajoharie-Fort Plain will make the trek to Whitehall for the Section II Class D Tournament. Amsterdam is set to head to ...

Winter weather wipes out local slate

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Friday’s winter weather forced the postponement of several area high school athletic contests. Dolgeville had its home sectional quarterfinal volleyball match with Westmoreland moved to today at 2 p.m. The Gloversville boys basketball team had its home game with Queensbury moved to today ...

McDowell to speak at Mohawks dinner

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AMSTERDAM — Roger McDowell will serve as the keynote speaker at the Amsterdam Baseball/Mohawks Baseball Hall of Fame Dinner tonight. The 14th annual event will take place at Saint Mary's Institute in Amsterdam. McDowell is a former relief pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from ...

Flying Fish enjoying successful season

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA Flying Fish are enjoying another strong year as the season winds down. Several swimmers have posted qualifying times for either the regional North Country League Championships, in Clifton Park or the statewide NYS YMCA Swimming Championship, in ...