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Lady Falcons’ run ends in Class D semifinals

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BALLSTON SPA — After both teams upset higher seeds in the quarterfinals, the Northville and Whitehall girls basketball teams met in the Section II Class D semifinals at Ballston Spa High School on Monday looking to continue their Cinderella postseason runs. The seventh-seeded Lady ...

PODIUM FINISH

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Johnstown High School graduate Molly Sear, a junior on the women’s indoor track and field team at Ithaca College, placed third in the triple jump at the Liberty League Championships in Rochester last weekend. Sear jumped 10.92 meters to finish third. Ithaca won the women’s team title for ...

FFCS grad Parslow honored by Empire 8

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UTICA — Fonda-Fultonville graduate Dan Parslow was named the Empire 8 Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday. Parslow, a junior on the Utica College baseball team, earned a win by pitching five scoreless innings, while allowing just one hit to go along with three strikeouts in a 9-3 win ...

AHS grad Sanchez wins Empire 8 title

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HOUGHTON — Amsterdam graduate Edena Sanchez won her second state Empire 8 Conference title at the Empire 8 Indoor Track & Field Championship at Houghton College. Sanchez, a member of the Houghton College women’s indoor track and field team, won the 800 metes with a time of ...

Dolgeville’s Null wins state wrestling title

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ALBANY — After losing in the finals last year, Dolgeville’s Jacob Null gained a measure of redemption Saturday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships. Null, a junior, won the Division 2 (small-school) Tournament title with a 7-3 victory over ...

Fort Plain upsets No. 2 Bulldogs, 69-62

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TROY — Making the trip to Hudson Valley Community College is nothing new for the Fort Plain Hilltoppers. However, it usually involves the baseball team and a sectional game at Joe Bruno Stadium. Saturday, the Hilltoppers basketball team went across campus to the Edward F. McDonough Sports ...

Northville soars to 59-28 win over Eagles

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STILLWATER — Having not played in two weeks, the Northville boys basketball team got off to a slow start in its Section II Class D quarterfinal game against Loudonville Christian on Saturday at Stillwater High School. However, the second-seeded Falcons quickly regrouped to cruise to a 53-28 ...

Defending champ OESJ falls short against North Warren

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STILLWATER — The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys basketball team looked to continue its Section II Class D title defense Saturday against North Warren. The eighth-seeded Wolfpack saw their season come to an end with an 80-59 loss to top-seeded North Warren in the Section II Class D ...

Mekeel Christian routs Rams, 84-49

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TROY — Mekeel Christian Academy showed why they received the top seed in the Section II Class A tournament Sunday against Amsterdam. The Lions got off to a fast start and despite scoring bursts from upset-minded Amsterdam, pulled away for an 84-49 victory in the quarterfinal round at Hudson ...

Patriots edged in double overtime, 46-45

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CLIFTON PARK — After pulling out an overtime victory over Cohoes in the opening round of the Section II Class B tournament, the Broadalbin-Perth boys were looking to continue their postseason run against Mechanicville. For the second straight game, for both squads, it took extra time to ...

Dolgeville’s Null advances to state semifinals

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ALBANY — It was a day of mixed results for Dolgeville’s Jacob Null and Ethan Randall at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships on Friday. Null went 2-0 on the day and advanced to today’s semifinals, while Randall lost both of his matches and ...

Wells boys lose in quarterfinals, 44-33

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WILLSBORO — Brennon Farney scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead third-seeded Willsboro to a 44-33 victory over sixth-seeded Wells in a Section VII Class D boys basketball quarterfinal Friday. The Warriors led 17-15 at the half before outscoring the Indians 27-18 in the second ...

Sturdivant wins America East title

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BOSTON — Amsterdam graduate Omahri Sturdivant, a senior on the University at Albany men‘s indoor track and field team, won the men’s triple jump at the America East Conferest Championships in Boston last Saturday. Studivant won with a leap of 50-4. Albany won the men’s team title ...

Johnstown postpones awards assembly

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department postponed its annual Winter Sports Awards Assembly, which was scheduled for Monday in the Johnstown Performing Arts Center at the high school. The event was postponed because the varsity girls basketball team has not ...

Hladik tourney set for March 7

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JOHNSTOWN — The 47th annual Billy Hladik bowling tournament will take place on March 7 at noon at Perry Lanes. The tournament consists of five-person teams, any combination (all men, all women or a combination) at a cost of $100 per team. It is regular bowling with a handicap of 80% of ...

LEAGUE CHAMPS

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AMSTERDAM — MCT Federal Credit Union won the playoff championship in the Amsterdam Rec Basketball League in the first- and second-grade boys and girls division, while Sticker Mule won the playoff championship in the third- and fourth-grade boys and girls division.

Lady Rams upset by Troy 55-44 in quarterfinals

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AVERILL PARK — The Amsterdam Lady Rams opened their sectional game against former Big 10 rival Troy in strong fashion Thursday. The third-seeded Lady Rams controlled the first-quarter action to build a 15-5 advantage. That all went away in the second quarter as Troy took advantage of ...

Dillenback ready for return to states

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GLOVERSVILLE — As a freshman, Dane Dillenback qualified for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association swimming championships and placed 52nd overall in the 100-yard butterfly. Dillenback will be making a return trip to the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Long Island March 6 ...

Rowback quietly putting up impressive stats

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GLOVERSVILLE — In the past week, a pair of Gloversville basketball players have reached milestones in their careers. On Feb. 18, Dante Bouchard connected for 29 points against Hudson Falls to become the second Gloversville player to go over the 2,000 point career scoring mark. Wednesday ...