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Zen-Do Kai hosting open house today

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JOHNSTOWN — The Zen-Do Kai Martial Arts Studio at 490 N. Perry St. will be celebrating 50 years of providing martial arts instruction in the area today. The event is free and open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food, entertainment, demonstrations, a bounce ...

Annual Mule Haul slated for Sunday

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FORT HUNTER — The Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Mule Haul race will be held on Fathers Day, Sunday, at 9 a.m., in Fort Hunter. This marks the 36th running of the race, which is run primarily on Queen Anne Road and the historic Erie Canal towpath. The race distance is 8 kilometers on a ...

MOHAWKS MARATHON

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Albany Dutchmen second baseman Tommy Pellis (2) catches the throw from catcher Aaron Roose as Amsterdam Mohawk’s Michael Turconi (9) slides in to second for a stolen base during Thursday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park. The Mohawks ...

Royal kicks off supercross season

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CAROGA LAKE — After its season opener was rained out last week, Royal Mountain Ski Area kicked off its Monster Energy Drink Supercross season Wednesday. A field of 159 riders was in attendance. Fonda’s Carter Petersen, Johnstown’s Kyle Pollak, Johnstown’s Bennett Melita, ...

Bruce, Antonelli named Foothills all-stars

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Two area boys tennis players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council boys tennis all-star team. Gloversville’s Damian Bruce and Amsterdam’s Nick Antonelli were named first-team all-stars. Bruce, who went 14-0 in Foothills play this season, reached the ...

MAKING THEIR CHOICE

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GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville’s Ryan Smith, left, and Raymond Strauser sign their National Letters of Intent Tuesday at Gloversville High School. Smith will attend SUNY Delhi to major in business administration and run track. Strauser will attend SUNY Polytechnic Institute to major in ...

Area boys lacrosse players named all-stars

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Several Amsterdam and Johnstown boys lacrosse players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council and Wasaren League all-star teams. The Sir Bills, who won the Wasaren League title, had 11 players named to the all-star team. Junior attackers Trevor Murphy and Josh ...

STATE MEDALISTS

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Broadalbin-Perth’s John Coddington, left, and Sean Meher, right, pose with their medals at the New York State Public High School Track and Field Championships at Middletown High School on Friday. Coddington placed sixth in the Division II (small-school) shot put, while Meher was ...

NYRA hosts job fair for Saratoga meet

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a two-day job fair on Friday and Saturday for those interested in working at Saratoga Race Course during the 2019 summer meet. The job fair will be held for the second consecutive year at the Embassy Suites at 86 ...

Annual Mule Haul slated for Sunday

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FORT HUNTER — The Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Mule Haul race will be held on Fathers Day, Sunday, at 9 a.m., in Fort Hunter. This marks the 36th running of the race, which is run primarily on Queen Anne Road and the historic Erie Canal towpath. The race distance is 8 kilometers on a ...

Warner picks up two wins at Glen Ridge

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FULTONVILLE — Rocky Warner pulled off a rare feat Sunday night at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. With the big block/small block Fueled by Sunoco modifieds making their first appearance at The Ridge this season, Warner put the Jake Spraker-owned modified in Victory Lane. Then he came back ...

B-P TEAMS TO JOIN HALL OF FAME

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BROADALBIN — The 2009 and 2011 Broadalbin-Perth varsity boys soccer teams will be inducted into the Broadalbin-Perth Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday. The ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. in the Margaret Blowers Auditorium. The 2009 squad won the Class B Regional Championship and made it ...

Mohawks defeat Adirondack, 11-5

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BOONVILLE — Geordon Blanton had a solo home run, two singles and scored two runs to help Amsterdam post an 11-5 victory over Adirondack in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Sunday. Julio Cortez also homered for the Mohawks and finished with two RBIs. Michael Turconi had a ...

Hilltoppers fall short in state quarterfinals

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ALBANY — A return trip to Binghamton was not in the cards for the Fort Plain Hilltoppers. The 2018 state class D finalist moved up to Class C this season and rolled to a 21-0 record heading into the state Regional Championship game against Section VII champion Ticonderoga. The 2018 Class ...

Relyea, Stanavich post top-six finishes at state championships

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MIDDLETOWN — Four area athletes were among those competing at the New York State Public High School Track and Field Championships at Middletown High School on Saturday. Johnstown’s Sebastian Mills, Broadalbin-Perth’s Niko Mancini, Mayfield-Northville’s Madison Relyea and Amsterdam’s ...

Danny Varin picks up modified win at Fonda

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FONDA — With double features on the docket for the modified and 602 sportsman divisions, no one was able to pull off a sweep Saturday night at Fonda Speedway, Stewart Friesen picked the win in the first 20-lap sprint for the modifieds but Danny Varin fought off Friesen and Rocky Warner to ...

Mohawks roll past Mohawk Valley, 15-3

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AMSTERDAM — One night after Mohawk Valley handed Amsterdam its first loss of the season, the Mohawks gained a measure of revenge Saturday, rolling to a 15-3 victory over the DiamondDawgs in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Shuttleworth Park. The Mohawks pounded out 18 ...

HOME RUN DERBY

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On Thursday, the third annual Cubby Faville Memorial Home Run Derby took place at the Gloversville Little League complex on Harrison Street. The event is put on by the Cubby Faville Memorial Fund. The Cubby Faville Memorial Fund is a non-profit organization that uses its energy to ...

Wheaton registers ace at Nick Stoner

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CAROGA LAKE — Ray Wheaton of Gloversville recorded a hole-in-one on Memorial Day at Nick Stoner Golf Course. It was Wheaton’s first career ace. He used a 3-hybrid to record his hole-in-one on the 170-yard 11th hole. Wheaton was playing with Steve Jennings and Jerry Groom.