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Section 2 announces condensed seasons

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — On Friday afternoon, the New York State Department of Health released updated interim guidance for sports and recreation during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The guidance states “Effective February 1, 2021, participants in higher risk sports and recreation ...

Bishop Gibbons sweeps FFCS

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AMSTERDAM — James Simonds rolled a 202-591 to help Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons post a 4-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match Monday. Alex Belcher rolled a 223-569 for the Golden Knights, while Jess Quinn had a 213-568. Angelo Balafaro posted a ...

JHS, B-P skiers compete at Willard Mountain

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GREENWICH — Ballston Spa posted the top team scores in the two-run Saratoga Alpine Ski Invitational Monday at Willard Mountain. Shenendehowa’s Braden Kruk recorded the fastest time of 32.73 on the first run and came back to post a 34.22 on the second run to finish third. Christian ...

Hilltoppers sweep past OESJ bowlers

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CANAJOHARIE — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers posted a 4-0 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in virtual Western Athletic Conference bowling action Monday. Bowling at Iroquois Lanes, Fort Plain put together team scores of 890, 906 and 896 for 2,692 total pins. OESJ, bowling at Gorge ...

Caroga Lake hosts annual ice fishing derby

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CAROGA LAKE — Sub-zero wind chill factors Saturday could not deter ice fishing enthusiasts from participating in the sixth-annual Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Company’s Fire and Ice Fishing Tournament. Taking place on East and West Caroga Lakes, Canada Lake, West Lake and Green Lake, the ...

Boys, girls federation basketball tournament canceled

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CHARLTON – The New York State Federation of Secondary Schools Athletic Association (NYSFSSAA) has announced the cancellation of its 2021 Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament of Champions at Fordham University due to the impact of COVID-19. “Due to the continuing public health emergency ...

Mohonasen-Schalmont tops C-FP, 106-55

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CANAJOHARIE — Matthew Travis picked up the lone victory for Canajoharie-Fort Plain Friday as Mohonasen-Schalmont picked up a 106-55 victory in virtual swim action Friday. Travis swam to victory in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:07.99, while Kurt Sunderland completed a ...

Johnstown bowlers sweep Schuylerville

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JOHNSTOWN — Steven Hulbert had games of 207 and 247 on his way to a 636 series to lead Johnstown to a 4-0 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council bowling match Friday. The match was contested virtually with Johnstown competing at Perry Lanes and Schuylerville at Old Saratoga Bowl, ...

High-risk sports permitted to begin on Feb. 1

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LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc., (NYSPHSAA) announces high risk sports have been authorized by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to begin practice and competition on February 1, 2021 if permitted by the respective local health ...

Lady Panthers, Queensbury boys win Mayfield Invy

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GLENS FALLS — The Mayfield girls and Queensbury boys took home victories from the Mayfield Nordic Invitational Friday at Crandall Park. The Lady Panthers placed three skiers in the top five to win the team title with 10 points, while Queensbury was second with 23 and Shenendehowa third with ...

Canajoharie, Middleburgh bowl to draw in WAC action

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CANAJOHARIE — Derek Mereness finished with a 230-616 to help Canajoharie earn a 2-2 draw with Middleburgh in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match Friday. The match was contested virtually with Canajoharie bowling at Iroquois Lanes and Middleburgh bowling at Middleburgh ...

SULLIVAN HONORED

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Caroga Lake’s Bob Sullivan recently was honored with a national appointment to the National Ski Patrol. The appointment was presented by the Eastern Regional Ski Patrol Director Grant Fullman and Royal Mountain Ski Patrol Diector Glenn Newkirk. Qualifications to be nominated are numerous and ...

Auspelmyer’s 694 powers Braves’ win

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AMSTERDAM — Ethan Auspelmyer rolled games of 217, 233 and 244 and finished with a 694 series to lead Fonda-Fultonville to a 4-0 victory over Fort Plain in a Western Athletic Conference match Wednesday. The match was contested virtually with Fonda-Fultonville bowling at Imperial Lanes and ...

SUNY Cobleskill’s coach Scott resigns

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COBLESKILL — SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Director Marie Curran-Headley announced today that head men's basketball coach Jake Scott has resigned to accept the head men's basketball coaching position at Keuka College in Keuka Park. Fighting Tiger Assistant Coach Justin Maxwell will take over as ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Johnstown sweeps Schuylerville

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JOHNSTOWN — Mick Winton rolled games of 216 and 256 on his way to a 659 series to lead Johnstown to a 4-0 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council bowling match Tuesday, The match was contested virtually with Johnstown competing at Perry Lanes and Schuylerville at Old Saratoga ...

C-FP swimmers lose to Ravena

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CANAJOHARIE — Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk won six of 11 events on its way to an 87-81 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a virtual swim meet Tuesday, Both teams competed at their home pools, with the results combined later. Jared Lamson (200-yard individual medley), Ryan Leonard (50 ...

Johnstown alpine skiers compete at Gore Mtn.

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NORTH CREEK — The Johnstown boys alpine ski team competed at the Shenendehowa Invitational on Monday at Gore Mountain. The race was a two-run event that was scored as two different races. In the first race, Ballston Spa claimed the team title with a total of 26 points. Saratoga Springs was ...

1956-57 GHS junior varsity

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We had several responses to the “A Look Back” picture run on Nov. 23, 2020 which was misidentified as a Gloversville YMCA basketball team. The information was incorrect. We had several responses from members of the team identifying the squad as the 1956-57 Gloversville High School ...