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Dillenback medals at swim championships

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EAST MEADOW — Gloversville’s Dane Dillenback brought home a medal from the 2020 New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys swimming championships Friday and Saturday at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. Dillenback turned in a time of 52.57 in the 100-yard butterfly to ...

Section II crowns basketball champs

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The Section II boys and girls sectional play wrapped up Saturday at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls and Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. The Shenendehowa boys won the Class AA championship, while Mekeel Christian Academy took home the Class A title and Schalmont won the Class B ...

Coronavirus concerns addressed

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In response to numerous inquiries pertaining to the potential impact of the coronavirus on upcoming NYSPHSAA State Championship events, Dr. Robert Zayas, NYSPHSAA Executive Director, is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation. At this time (Sunday, March 8), the NYSPHSAA State ...

MAKING THEIR CHOICE

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Gloversville’s Sidney DeMagistris, left, and Rhea Winter signed their Letters of Intent to continue their sports careers at the college level. DeMagistris will play field hockey at Cortland State, while Winter will run track at Brockport State.

Scholar football players recognized

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Broadalbin-Perth’s Matthew Syzdek, Johnstown’s Noah Massey,and Gloversville’s Sam Getman were honored along with Canajoharie-Fort Plain’s Derek Hyney and Amsterdam’s Peyton Ausfeld were honored at the Scholar Athlete at the National Football Foundation Dinner on March 2 at the Red ...

Sir Bills bowlers honored

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The Johnstown Sir Bills bowling team had their end of the season dinner at Hales Mills Golf Course. It was attended by 45 people including bowlers and family members to celebrate a fun, successful season and are looking forward to an even better one next year.

Fort Plain baseball to host fundraiser

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain baseball program will host a car wash/bottle drive fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fort Plain bus garage at the elementary school. All proceeds will benefit the baseball program.

Youth lacrosse program offered

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Youth Lacrosse program will be wrapping up registration for its Spring program on March 15. The community program is open to girls in first through sixth grades and boys in second through sixth grade. Players do not have to attend the Greater Johnstown School ...

Mancini fourth at state track meet

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STATEN ISLAND — Broadalbin-Perth’s Tino Mancini brought home a fourth-place finish in the shot put from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association indoor track and field championships Saturday at the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Facility. Mancini, a junior, tuned in a best ...

STATE MEET SUCCESS

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EAST MEADOW — Gloversville-Mayfield’s Dillenback placed ninth among public school swimmers Friday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow. Dillenback posted a time of 52.27 ...

SET FOR STATES

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STATEN ISLAND — Four area athletes will be among those competing today at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island. Broadalbin-Perth’s Tino Mancini and Ava Tyler, Amsterdam’s Jacob ...

GHS plans spring sports practices

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GLOVERSVILLE – The schedule for opening-day practice for spring sports at Gloversville High School has been announced by Athletic Director Michael DeMagistris. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday at the high school at 5 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity ...

Fonda drivers earn NYSSCA honors

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By Ron Szczerba Fonda Speedway ALBANY — On Feb. 22, the New York State Stock Car Association (NYSSCA) held their 51st annual awards banquet at the Polish Community Center in Albany, NY. 340 guests filled the banquet hall for a great meal and to witness the many awards given out by the ...

Dragons’ season ends in Class A semifinals

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GLENS FALLS — A fast start by Mekeel Christian Academy gave the Lions the momentum they needed in Thursday’s Section II Class A semifinal game against Gloversville. Even though the Lions turned turnovers on Gloversville’s first two possessions into points, the Dragons battled back to ...

Officials call on Legislature to reject $1.5B ‘grab’

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County government is calling on the state Legislature to reject what it says is the state’s $1.5 billion “grab” from local taxpayers. County Administrative Officer Jon Stead on Wednesday issued a news release noting increased spending by state leaders has resulted ...

Argyle sinks Northville with 3-point barrage

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GLENS FALLS — In its bid to reach the Section II Class D title game for the first time since 2009, the Northville boys basketball team faced Argyle in the Class D semifinals Wednesday at Cool Insuring Arena. The second-seeded Falcons led early before the third-seeded Scots got hot from ...

Lady Bills fall short in Class B semifinals

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AVERILL PARK — Making its first trip to the sectional semifinals since the 2013-14 season, the Johnstown girls basketball team nearly pulled off another postseason upset Tuesday. The seventh-seeded Lady Bills pushed third-seeded Mekeel Christian Academy to overtime before losing, 67-57, in ...

Fort Plain edged in Class C semifinals

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GLENS FALLS – Fort Plain’s bid for a sectional championship came down to the final second, an aggressive play and a controversial call. With the game tied at 52 and Waterford-Halfmoon in possession of the ball, the Fordians’ TJ Kelley drove hard into the paint and got the call, ...

MILESTONE MET

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AVERILL PARK — Johnstown’s Anna Lee scored her 1,000th career point during Tuesday’s Section II Class B semifinal game against Mekeel Christian Academy at Averill Park High School. Lee, a junior, scored 12 points in the game to push her career total to 1,003.

JHS spring sports practice schedule set

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JOHNSTOWN — Spring practice will get under way Monday for Johnstown High School teams. The girls varsity and junior varsity softball teams will practice at Johnstown High School from 3 to 5 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the ...