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Zen-Do Kai hosting open house Saturday

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JOHNSTOWN — On Saturday, 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. 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 ...

Feeling the Draft

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AMSTERDAM — For much of this week, a draft could be felt in Amsterdam. Not just the kind of cool breeze that has become commonplace of late from Mother Nature, but the kind that saw a whopping 21 former Amsterdam Mohawks selected in the three-day Major League Baseball draft. “It’s ...

Three area athletes post top-six showings at states

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MIDDLETOWN — Three area competitors posted top-six finishes on the first day of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Track and Field Championships at Middletown High School on Friday. Broadalbin-Perth’s Sean Meher, Broadalbin-Perth’s John Coddington and ...

Mohawks lose to Mohawk Valley, 6-5

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LITTLE FALLS — Owen Weslinger hit a two-out double in the bottom of the ninth inning and scored on an error to lead Mohawk Valley to a 6-5 victory over Amsterdam in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Friday at Veterans Memorial Park. It was the first loss of the season for ...

JHS fundraiser slated for June 19

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JOHNSTOWN — Johnstown citizens are invited to the Johnstown High School Auditorium on June 19 at 6:30 p.m. for the 1,000 Citizens to Save Our Sports event. Now in existence for a number of years, Purple and Gold is a booster club comprised of community members who strive to supplement the ...

Area athletes to compete at state meet

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MIDDLETOWN — The area will be well represented at New York State Public High School Athletic Association Track and Field Championships today and Saturday at Middletown High School. A total of nine area athletes will be in action this weekend. Amsterdam’s Gabby Stanavich and Lauren ...

Mohawks stay perfect with 4-0 victory over Dutchmen

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks kicked off their 2019 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League campaign last Friday and have not dropped a game since. Their most recent success came Thursday night when they defeated the Albany Dutchmen 4-0 with the help of some timely hitting as well as ...

Fort Plain’s Cortese and Nellis combine for no-hitter

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CANTON — John Cortese and Taylor Gifford combined to throw a five-inning no-hitter as Section II Class C champion Fort Plain defeated Section X champion Norwood/Norfolk 11-0 to advance to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Regional Final on Thursday at Canton High ...

Brundage, LaFontaine earn honors

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JOHNSTOWN – Being accomplished, all-around athletes was a trademark of the 2018-19 Fulton County male and female athletes of the year. Taryn LaFontaine, a four-sport athlete from Mayfield and Jack Brundage, a three-sport star from Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville were name the female and ...

Area girls lacrosse players earn Foothills honors

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Several area girls lacrosse players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council girls lacrosse all-star team. Johnstown had sophomore midfielder Taryn Ringer, senior attacker Madison Etherton and junior defender Madison Delgado named to the first team, while Amsterdam ...

Northville to host sports awards event

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School athletics department will host the junior varsity and varsity sports awards at 6 p.m. on June 12 in the school gymnasium. All junior varsity and varsity athletes from the fall, winter and spring athletic seasons will be recognized with ...

Anadio to speak at chamber sports banquet

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 32nd Annual Sports Award Banquet on Wednesday at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. in Johnstown at 7 p.m. with keynote speaker PJ Anadio.  At the event, the chamber hosts and honors the top 36 athletes from ...

Bruce wraps up career at Gloversville

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GLOVERSVILLE — When Damian Bruce made the Gloversville varsity tennis team as a seventh grader, he played second singles behind his brother Scott. That proved to be a one of the biggest challenges for him to keep working. The result was a high school varsity tennis career that wrapped ...

Warner wins again at Glen Ridge

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FULTONVILLE — Mother Nature again threatened to cancel racing at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park for the fifth time in six weeks, but this time The Ridge won. After a two hour delay, the track crew got the track race-ready for the full race card plus the first appearance at the speedway in ...

Fort Plain claims Class C crown

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TROY — The classification may have changed but the result was still the same; The Fort Plain Hilltoppers are sectional champions. Fueled by a 14 strikeout performance by junior John Cortese, the Hilltoppers defeated Hoosick Falls 10-0 in six innings to capture the Section II Class C ...

Mohawks roll past Stallions

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AMSTERDAM — JD Mundy had a home run, two singles, two RBIs and scored two runs to help Amsterdam to an 11-1 victory over Saugerties in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Shuttleworth Park on Saturday. Julio Cortez had a single, double, RBI and scored a run for the Mohawks, ...

Varin, Friesen claim modified wins at Fonda

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FONDA — After being beat by inches by Bobby Varin in the held-over modified feature, Stewart Friesen rallied to pick up his first feature win of the season in the regularly scheduled modified main event Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Friesen made the most of a late race restart to get ...

Parslow honored by Sage Colleges

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ department of athletics gathered to recognize and honor the outstanding performances of the 2018-19 year with the naming of the athletic award winners for the 17 varsity athletic teams. In addition to awarding the Gator Award, for the Most Outstanding Player, the ...