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Catherinethegreat storms home in G3 Schuylerville

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Grade 3, $150,000 Schuylerville for 2-year-old fillies, the first of 69 stakes worth $18.85 million in purses during the 40-day Saratoga Race Course meet, was captured by John C. Oxley’s filly Catherinethegreat, who stormed down the stretch to win by 4 ¼ lengths in ...

Johnstown to host girls hoop clinic

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JOHNSTOWN – The Johnstown girls basketball team will host a basketball clinic on Mondays, starting July 9 and continuing July 30. The free clinic will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. at Glebe Street Elementary School gymnasium. The clinic is open to third- through eighth-graders in the ...

Mohawks hold off Glens Falls, 9-8

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AMSTERDAM — Not all wins can be picture perfect. The Amsterdam Mohawks squandered an early six-run lead before fighting back in the late innings to pick up their third-straight win, 9-8 over the Glens Falls Dragons. “That was one sloppy baseball game played by the Mohawks tonight. We ...

Several area riders post wins at Royal

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CAROGA LAKE — Four area riders were among those posting wins during Monster Energy Supercross competition Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Fort Plain’s Spencer Mang won the 122-250cc expert class and was second in the 122-open expert class. Fonda’s Carter Petersen won the ...

GETTING READY

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The main track and infield were quiet Wednesday but that will change Friday when Saratoga Race Course in saratoga Springs opens for its 40-day meet.

Racing Around: Point races tight with five weeks remaining

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It’s hard to believe there are only five Saturday nights of racing left in the chase for the track championships at Fonda Speedway. With a solid second-place finish last week Bobby Varin has regained control of the points race in the modified division. Varin entered the night with a ...

Gloversville to host alumni match

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies Volleyball Program will host the First Annual Gloversville Huskies volleyball alumni match on July 27 at 6 p.m. at Gloversville High School. Any and all former Gloversville volleyball players are invited to participate. Friends and family, fans and ...

Muntz pitches Mohawks past Oneonta, 7-2

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AMSTERDAM — Shane Muntz threw five innings of no-hit ball, while Mike Antico, Joe Genord and Cole Barr smashed home runs as the Amsterdam Mohawks defeated the Oneonta Outlaws 7-2 Tuesday night at Shuttleworth Park. With the victory, the Mohawks extended their lead atop the Perfect Game ...

Johnstown to host girls hoop clinic

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JOHNSTOWN – The Johnstown girls basketball team will host a basketball clinic on Mondays, starting July 9 and continuing through July 30. The free clinic will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Glebe Street Elementary School gymnasium. The clinic is open to third- through eighth-graders ...

Area riders post strong showings at Twister Valley

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FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain’s Spencer Mang picked up wins in two separate classes during Sunday’s Central New York Motocross Racers Association event at Twister Valley Sports Complex. Mang won all four of his motos on the day to claim victory in the 122-250cc expert and 122-open expert ...

Amsterdam rallies past Saugerties, 7-6

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SAUGERTIES — Amsterdam scored twice in the top of the ninth to rally for a 7-6 victory over Saugerties in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Cantine Veterans Memorial Field on Monday. Michael Ludowig had a two-run single to provide the tying and winning runs for the Mohawks. ...

Hartman Jr. returns to Victory Lane at The Ridge

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FULTONVILLE — After wrecking out of Saturday’s sportsman feature at Fonda Speedway on Saturday, Tim Hartman Jr. turned his luck around by picking up the victory in the 30-lap Crate Modified main event Sunday on Hometown Grub and Pub Night at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. While Hartman ...

Diamond Dawgs beat Mohawks to snap four-game losing streak

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LITTLE FALLS — The last time the Amsterdam Mohawks came to Veteran’s Memorial Park to face the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs, they left with a bitter taste in their mouth, as the Diamond Dawgs put together some late-inning heroics to advance to the 2017 PGCBL Championship Series. This year, ...

Friesen, Constantino post wins at Fonda

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FONDA — It was a big night for the locally-fabricated DKM Cyclone Chassis Saturday at Fonda Speedway. David Constantino got to the front early with his Cyclone Chassis and survived multiple restarts to pick up his first victory on the King of Dirt Sportsman series, while Stewart Friesen ...

Mohawks defeat Dutchmen, 8-0

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ALBANY — The Amsterdam Mohawks defeated the Albany Dutchmen 8-0 in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest that was called in the top of the seventh inning due to an injury after the Mohawks’ Jake Hammon was hit by a pitch. He was attended to immediately by on-hand medical ...

HAPPY CAMPERS

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More than 50 girls participated in the third volleyball mini-camp of the spring presented by the Gloversville Huskies Volleyball Program. More than 160 third-, fourth- and fifth-grade girls from Boulevard Elementary School have participated in the camps since April. And nearly 20 current and ...

CHOOSING THEIR SCHOOLS

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Four student-athletes from Galway Central School District signed celebratory letters of intent to symbolize their commitment to continue their athletic careers at the college level. The signing took place in the Galway High School gym. Jake Restivo, second from left, will continue his career in ...

TOP SHOT

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Michael C. Miller of Johnstown recently competed in a three-gun competition at Pine Tree Rifle Club. He scored best in the pistol,and shotgun events and did not as well in the rifle event. He was declared best shot overall at the conclusion of the competition. He is pictured on the left being ...