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Friesen wins modified feature; Hartman Jr. notches KOD victory

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FONDA — After finishing 19th in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors truck series race in Las Vegas, Stewart Friesen flew back to compete at Fonda Speedway Saturday night. Friesen debuted a new Bicknell chassis and broke it in with a victory in the 30-lap, $4,000-to-win Sunoco Racing modified feature ...

Royal Mountain crowns 2019 track champions

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CAROGA LAKE — The 2019 Monster Energy Supercross season came to an end Aug. 29 at Royal Mountain Ski Area. As part of the final-night festivities, awards were given to the top finishers in the point standings for each class. A total of 19 area riders collected trophies after winning the ...

Broadalbin-Perth volleyball sweeps Gloversville

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GLOVERSVILLE — Eliana Fraser had six kills, four aces and four digs to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council volleyball match Friday at Gloversville High School. The Lady Patriots won by scores of 25-18, 25-3 and 25-18. Sophia Rogers posted 11 ...

Lady Braves wins Cobleskill tourney

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RICHMONDVILLE — The Fonda-Fultonville volleyball team won the Cobleskill-Richmondville Tournament on Saturday. Julia Bagnardi posted 69 assists on the day for the Lady Braves, Peyton Zilles had 12 aces, 10 kills and nine digs, and Krystal McSpirit notced 25 kills and seven solo ...

Mayfield boys lose to Greenville, 5-1

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MAYFIELD — Four different players scored to lead Greenville to a 5-1 victory over Mayfield in the consolation game of the Mayfield Tournament on Saturday. Miles Weiss, Tim Biernaki, James Mitchell and Kaden Benson all scored for the Spartans, who also benefitted from an own goal by the ...

Nethaway, Ryder playing for Sage

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Sage Colleges’ women’s volleyball team traveled to Massachusetts to take on Western New England University in a non-conference match. The Golden Bears held a 2-0 lead before the Gators took the third set and nearly forced a fifth set. NWEU triumphed 3-1 by ...

Fonda-Fultonville defeats C-FP, 47-32

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FONDA — With first place in Class C Central on the line, Canajoharie-Fort Plain and Fonda-Fultonville squared off Friday under the lights at John G. Boshart Field at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Braves set the tone early, blocking a Canajoharie-Fort Plain punt and recovering the loose ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Ballston Spa rolls past Gloversville, 49-6

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies played host to the Scotties of Ballston Spa Friday night at Husky Field in a Class A Grasso Division match-up. With both teams looking for their first win of the season, Ballston Spa took advantage of big plays to get in the win column with a 49-6 ...

Masri’s late goal lifts Gloversville past Johnstown, 2-1

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JOHNSTOWN — Feras Masri scored the game-winning goal with 6:30 to play to lift Gloversville to a 2-1 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council South Division boys soccer contest Friday at Johnstown High School. Masri’s goal help complete the Dragons’ rally from a one-goal, ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Northville cruises past Duanesburg, 8-0

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NORTHVILLE — Jacob Frank had two goals and three assists to lead Northville to an 8-0 victory over Duanesburg in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Friday. Wyatt Sira and Josh Bedell each scored two goals for the Falcons, while Levi Morgan had a goal and two assists. Garrett ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Engle powers OESJ to victory

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — Ashley Engle scored all three goals to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a Western Athletic Conference victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo on Friday. Madisyn Schell and Julie Hickey each had an assist for the Lady Wolves, who outshot the Bulldogs by a 12-0 ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Amsterdam tops B-P, 172-175

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AMSTERDAM — C.J. Durinick finished with a round of 38 to lead Amsterdam to a 172-175 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council golf match Friday at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. Erin Rivera had a 42 for the Rams, Ryan Welch posted a 45 and Andrew Iannotti carded a 47. Dan ...

AHS girls tennis tops Schoharie, 4-3

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AMSTERDAM — Natalie Flint, Emily Brittain and Abby Peninger won singles matches to lead Amsterdam to a 4-3 victory over Schoharie in a non-league girls tennis match at Amsterdam High School on Friday. Lauren Mowrey and Astrid Dimas won at second doubles for Amsterdam (3-2 overall). Misha ...

Fonda Speedway plans rain date

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FONDA — In the event of rain today, Fonda Speedway will race on Sunday, with an adjusted program of Sunoco Racing Modifieds $4,000 to win, Swagger Factory Apparel Crate 602 Sportsman $1,000 to win, Algonkin Motel Pro Stocks, Trackside Body Works Street Stocks and Four Cylinder Cruisers. Again ...

LENDING A HAND

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Purple and Gold Booster Club received an $8,000 donation from Ruby & Quiri during a presentation Sept. 6. Johnstown’s Save Our Sports effort continues to look to reach its $311,000 goal to fund all of its athletic teams for the 2019-20 school year. The ...

Braves host C-FP in Week 2 showdown

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Following successful season-openers, Fonda-Fultonville and Canajoharie-Fort Plain will clash in an early-season showdown tonight under the lights at John G. Boshart Field at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Braves are coming off a 28-20 come-from-behind victory over Tamarac, while C-FP is ...

Gloversville overcomes slow start to defeat Glens Falls, 3-1

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GLOVERSVILLE — For the second match in a row, a slow start hampered the Gloversville girls soccer team. The Lady Dragons fell behind 1-0 early in Thursday’s Foothills Council match against Glens Falls, but recovered to score three unanswered goals for a 3-1 victory over the Indians at ...

Lady Bills rally to defeat Queensbury

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QUEENSBURY — The Johnstown Lady Bills ran their early-season record to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the league with a 2-1 victory over Queensbury in Foothills Council field hockey action Thursday at Queensbury High School. Queensbury held the lead at the half after Jordan Bentley scored on a ...

Amsterdam wins Foothills Tourney

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KINGSBURY - Amsterdam won the team title Wednesday at the Foothills Council Tournament at Kingsbury National Golf Club. The Rams finished with a total of 338, while Hudson Falls was second with a total of 342. Broadalbin-Perth (343) was third, Queensbury (345) was fourth and South Glens Falls ...

Fonda-Fultonville golfers top Ft. Plain

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CANAJOHARIE — Four golfers shared medalist honors in Thursday’s Western Athletic Conference match between Fort Plain and Fonda-Fultonville at the Canajoharie Country Club. Taylor Gifford and Evan Crouse shot rounds of 40 and 47 respectively for Fort play, while Fonda-Fultonville’s Colin ...