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Area players named Foothills all-stars

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Several area baseball players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council all-star team. Gloversville senior Aaron Dona and Broadalbin-Perth junior Brodryk Benton were named first-team all-stars. Dona was named to the first team as a pitcher and shortstop, while ...

Mohawks roll past Dutchmen, 9-3

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AMSTERDAM — Michael Ludowig and Sam Praytor hit home runs to power Amsterdam to a 9-3 victory over Albany in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Shuttleworth Park. Ludowig belted a three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning, while Praytor added a two-run home run ...

Darling Field to host soccer camp

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Coerver New York Soccer Academy is coming to Darling Field on June 25-29 for a soccer camp. The summer camp, scheduled for June 25 to 29, will run from 9 a.m. to noon for players age 8 to 14 and from 1 to 4 p.m. for players age 15 to 18. All players are asked bring a ...

FMCC soccer camp set for August

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College will host its annual youth soccer camp Aug. 6-10. The camp welcomes players of all ages. Campers can participate in this popular camp in half-day (9 a.m. to noon) or full-day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) week-long sessions. The camp’s instruction ...

Gloversville to host volleyball camp

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies volleyball program will host volleyball camps this summer.   The fundamentals camp is for all girls entering grades seven to 12 and of all levels of ability. It runs July 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at Gloversville High School and costs $20. ...

Seven area riders post wins at Royal

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CAROGA LAKE — Seven area riders were among those picking up victories during the second week of Monster Energy Supercross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area on Wednesday. Fonda’s Carter Petersen won the 122-125 two-stroke and 122-250 novice classes. He also placed second in the ...

Amsterdam gets past Jamestown, 8-6

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JAMESTOWN — In the first meeting between the teams, Amsterdam rallied for an 8-6 victory over Jamestown in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Wednesday at Diethrick Park. Jamestown scored twice in the bottom of the first inning to take a 2-0 lead before the Mohawks answered ...

Racing Around: Cosselman celebrates first win in pro stock

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After nine years of racing in the street stock division, Randy Cosselman was looking for a bigger challenge. “We had won a couple races in the street stocks and had a bunch of seconds, but it seemed we were pouring as much into the street stock as we would have been in the pro stock,” ...

Triathlon scheduled for Saturday

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BROADALBIN — The Great Sacandaga Challenge Triathlon will take place Saturday. The event, presented by the Sacandaga Triclub, will feature a kids splash and dad, a youth triathlon and an adult sprint triathlon. For more information or to register, visit www.greatsacandagachallenge.com.

GHS baseball camp set to begin June 25

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies baseball camp will take place June 25 to 29 at Husky Field from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The camp is open to players in grades three through eight. The registration fee will be $90. The registration for two children will be $150 and for three children ...

Holland Meadows to offer junior class

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VAIL MILLS — Holland Meadows Golf Course will host a two-day junior golf class on June 27 and 28. The class will meet from noon to 1 p.m. both days. The class will focus on proper golf swing, chipping and putting, and rules and etiquette on the course. The registration fee will be ...

Mohawks fall short against Mohawk Valley

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AMSTERDAM — In a rematch of the 2017 East Division finals, the Amsterdam Mohawks squared off against the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs for the first of two regular-season games between the teams this season. The host Mohawks found themselves in a hole early but battled back to put the tying ...

Area players named Foothills all-stars

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Several area softball players were among those named to the Foothills Council all-star team. Amsterdam freshman Sydney Szczepanik was the area’s lone first-team selection. Amsterdam’s Megan LaMont (junior), Shelby LaMont (eighth-grader) and Emma Patrei (senior), and Gloversville’s ...

Area riders post solid showings at Twister Valley

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FORT PLAIN — A total of 192 riders took part in Sunday’s Central New York Motocross Racers Association event at Twister Valley Sports Complex. Several area riders posted wins in their respective classes. Fort Plain’s Spencer Mang won the 122-250cc expert and 122-open expert classes, ...

Warner wins Modified Throwdown

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FULTONVILLE — It was a breakthrough night for Rocky Warner at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. Warner picked up his first feature win of the season in the Jake Spraker-owned No. 1J modified in the 35-lap, $1,100-to-win Small Block/Big Block Showdown Sunday night at The Ridge. “We had a ...

Fort Plain falls short in Class D title game

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VESTAL — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers quest for a third state championship came to an end Saturday at Binghamton University. Facing Section IV champion Deposit/Hancock, Fort Plain fought an uphill battle the entire game and came up on the short end of the 9-3 final score in the NYSPHSAA Class ...

Area athletes compete at state meet

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CICERO — Several area athletes posted strong showings on the second and final day of competition at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Track and Field Championships on Friday at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. Amsterdam junior Gabby Stanavich was fifth overall and ...

Varin picks up modified win at Fonda

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FONDA — There was a first-time winner, a back-to-back winner and a driver making his return to Victory Lane after a 15 year absence Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. “Rowdy” Randy Cosselman held off the race-long pressure from A.J. Walters, Chuck Dumblewski and Ivan Joslin to pick up ...

Mohawks lose to Saugerties, 2-1

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SAUGERTIES — John Dempsey had a two-run double in the bottom of the fourth inning to help Saugerties post a 2-1 victory over Amsterdam in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game Saturday at Cantine Veterans Memorial Field. Dempsey finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Stallions, ...