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Gloversville bowlers open season with win

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies opened their season Wednesday with a 3-1 victory over Amsterdam in Foothills Council bowling action Wednesday. The match was bowled virtually with the Rams on their home alleys at Kelly’s Imperial Lanes in Amsterdam and Gloversville bowling at ...

BACK IN THE GAME

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Johnstown kicked off practice for its boys and girls swim, bowling, alpine ski and nordic ski teams on Monday.

Broadalbin-Perth wins season opener

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AMSTERDAM — Alex Filmer had a high game of 197 and finished with a 533 series to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 4-0 victory over Scotia-Glenville on Monday. Derek Goebel posted a 178-476 for the Patriots, while Andy Simonds had a 183-471. Jenna Graham rolled a 162-467 for B-P, and Jake Pavone ...

HITTING THE SLOPES

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Gianna Borden, of Broadalbin, takes a break as she waits her turn on the ski lift Sunday on the opening weekend of skiing at Royal Mountain Ski Center in Caroga Lake.

Local connections to postseason play abound

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As the 2020 Major League Baseball season made its way through the post season, both the American League and National League Championship Series featured many local connections that excited upstate New York baseball fans. In the American League Championship Series, the Houston Astros roster ...

Douglas closes out five decade officiating career

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For the better part of five decades, you could find Floyd Douglas at a game somewhere. Now, the long-time multi-sport official has decided it is time to hang up his whistle. “It’s time,” Douglas said. “I kept hemming and hawing and when they kept pushing things back, I decided I ...

Dolgeville’s Lamphere named to all-state team

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Dolgeville junior Rylee Lamphere was the lone area selection to the recently announced all-state girls soccer team. Lamphere, a forward, also was named to the Section III all-Class C team and the Center State Conference East Division all-star team this fall. The Blue Devils posted a 5-6-1 ...

CHOOSING THEIR SCHOOLS

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Fort Plain seniors Sarah Paradiso and Troy Butler signed their Letters of Intent to play collegiately next year during a ceremony at Fort Plain High School. Butler committed to play baseball at Division I Binghamton University, while Paradiso will play volleyball at Division III Keuka College.

OPENING DAY

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The Gloversville bowling and boys swim teams hosted their first practices of the season Monday.

Golfers and courses look to stay on their games with simulators

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Despite COVID-19 mandates this year, area golfers and golf courses enjoyed successful outdoor season. “Last spring, we were doing very well before things came to a screeching halt,” Dennis Sniezyk, owner of Holland Meadows Golf Course, said. “Once we got going, it was one of the best ...

Maple Hill girls soccer honored by state athletic association

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LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association recently announced the Maple Hill (Schodack School District-Section 2) girls soccer program as the winner of the Fall 2020 Community Service Challenge. The Maple Hill girls soccer program was chosen as the winner by the ...

Foothills United Methodist Church to offer candlelight service

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church staff, 17 Fremont St., invites the public to join them at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 in the sanctuary for their Christmas Eve family candlelight service with readings from the Gospel and singing favorite hymns, according to a news release. The ...

High school winter state championships cancelled

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LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announces the cancellation of all 2021 Winter State Championships and the postponement of all high-risk sports until authorization is granted by state officials. The NYSPHSAA Officers rendered these decisions with input ...

A season ‘unlike any other’ at the Fonda Speedway

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By RON SZCZERBA Fonda Speedway  FONDA — Suffering through a challenging 2020 due to New York State-imposed COVID-19 regulations, the Fonda Speedway managed to hold a total of 11 racing events, some of them on Sunday and weekday evenings getting away from the traditional Saturday evening ...

FMCC cancels winter sports seasons

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JOHNSTOWN — After careful thought, consideration, and dialogue, SUNY Community Colleges (27 of 30) members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), of which Fulton-Montgomery Community College is a member, have collectively decided to cancel intercollegiate competition for ...

Indoor track start date moved to Jan. 4

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Section 2 Winter (low/moderate risk) sports are scheduled to begin on Dec. 14. High risk sports are scheduled to begin Jan. 4, 2021, pending approval from the New York State Department of Health and New York State Public High School Athletic Association for competition. If approval is not ...

Several area runners named WAC all-stars

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Several area runners were among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference all-star team. The Fonda-Fultonville boys, who swept the regular-season and championship meet titles had seven runners named all-stars. Mayfield, which won the girls regular-season and ...

Jeremy Marshall rolls 300 game

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GLOVERSVILLE — Jeremy Marshall rolled the first 300 game of his career in The Guys and Dolls league action Sunday at Arterial Lanes. Marshall added games of 207 and 222 to the perfect game to finish with a league-high 729