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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 ...

Fulton United Soccer Club sign-ups slated

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The Fulton United Soccer Club will host sign-ups for its spring season through March 15. Sign-ups for the fall season are online only at www.FUSC.info. There will be in-person sign-ups Saturday at the Fulton County YMCA in Johnstown from 10 a.m. to noon. The registration fee will be $40 ...

47th Hladik tourney slated 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 ...

Royal Mountain to host cardboard derby

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CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its second annual cardboard derby Saturday. There will be classes for 11-and-younger, 12-to-20 years old and 21-and-older. There will be awards for the top three in each class. Sign-ups will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the ski lodge with ...

Gloversville routs Catholic Central, 62-38

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GLOVERSVILLE — The last time the Gloversville Dragons hosted an opening-round game in sectionals, the senior players on the team were freshmen and they came up on the short end of the final score against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. It has been a driving force for them since. Wednesday, the ...

Lady Bills rally past Lady Braves

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FONDA — After splitting their two regular-season meetings, the Fonda-Fultonville and Johnstown girls basketball teams met for a third time Wednesday in the Section II Class B quarterfinals. Like the first two contests, Wednesday’s meeting was another back-and-forth battle that saw the ...

Wolfpack outlasts Whitehall in sectional opener, 65-61

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — After winning the Section II Class D title and reaching the state Class D title game last year, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville struggled during the regular season as it looked to replace several key contributors. The eighth-seeded Wolfpack kicked off its title defense ...

Royal Mountain to host cardboard derby

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CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area will host its second annual cardboard derby Saturday. There will be classes for 11-and-younger, 12-to-20 years old and 21-and-older. There will be awards for the top three in each class. Sign-ups will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the ski lodge with ...

Fort Plain to host sports reception

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain winter varsity and junior varsity sports teams will be recognized at a reception March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the junior-senior high school. Family members and friends of the winter varsity and junior varsity sports teams are invited to attend this gathering.