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Fort Plain headed to Final Four

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GLENS FALLS — The Fort Plain Hilltoppers are headed back to the state Final Four. Saturday, the Section 2 Class D champion Hilltoppers dominated Section 9 champion Tuxedo 13-0 to win the Regional championship and punch their ticket to Friday’s New York State Public High School Athletic ...

Several B-P athletes commit to colleges

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BROADALBIN — Nine Broadalbin-Perth Patriots will be playing collegiate sports this fall. Athletic Director Matthew Ehrenreich recognized each student-athlete for their accomplishments on and off the field. “Making it to the next level of athletics, any level, is a major ...

Varin wins modified feature at Fonda

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FONDA — Bobby Varin picked up his first modified feature win of the season Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Varin held off defending track champion Tim Fuller and Josh Hohenforst for the victory. Rocky Warner crossed the line in fourth with Jeremy Wilder fifth, Cody Bleau sixth, Craig ...

SANTANA SIGNS WITH ALBANY

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Amsterdam’s Brenda Santana, seated center, signed her National Letter of Intent to compete for the University at Albany during a ceremony Tuesday at Amsterdam High School. Sitting, from left, are Norman Young, Santana and her mother, Yocaira Pujols. In the middle row, from left, are Amy ...

Mohawks top Stallions in league home opener

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks used stellar pitching from Peyton Plumlee (Miss St.), Brooks Knapek (UMass) and Ryan Falls (Marshall) to snag a 4-1 win in their 1st home PGCBL contest of the 2018 season at Shuttlesworth Park in Amsterdam. The Mohawk’s starting pitcher Plumlee ...

Monster Supercross opens Wednesday

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CAROGA LAKE – The 32nd season of Supercross racing kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. All riders must be signed in by 7 p.m. with practice immediately after. Racing starts at 8 p.m. More than 200 riders are expected with classes ranging from 4 to 6 years old to the ...

B-P TEAM TO BE HONORED

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The 2005 Broadalbin-Perth softball team will be inducted into B-P Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday in the high school auditorium for the spring sports awards ceremony and Sports Hall of Fame induction. Events are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Community members are welcome and encouraged to ...

Gloversville students complete archery unit

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GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville Middle School students recently took aim at learning new skills through a centuries-old sport: archery. Students participated in an archery unit where they received instruction on how to safely handle the equipment (bows and arrows) and practice proper technique ...

VOLLEYBALL MINI CAMP

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies Volleyball Club hosted its second mini-camp at Boulevard Elementary School on May 15 to 17 with nearly 60 campers participating. A total of 45 campers attended in April. The Huskies will present their third and final mini camp of the year Tuesday ...

Mohawks to host benefit golf tourney

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks baseball team will host a benefit golf tournament for Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course on June 21. All money raised will benefit the course. The entry fee will be $125 for individual golfers, $500 for a foursome or $40 for just the dinner and cocktail ...

Golf tournament slated for June 9

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BROADALBIN — The 16th annual Broadalbin Youth Commission Golf Tournament will be held “rain or shine” on June 9 at the Holland Meadows Golf Course. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and the cost will be $85.00 per person and includes beverages on the course, food at the turn and a ...

Golf tournaments slated for July

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The Foundation for Mohawk Valley Libraries, the grass roots funding arm of the Mohawk Valley Library System, which supports ‘Dream and Do Grants’ to the 14 public libraries of Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady, and Schoharie Counties at 22 separate locations, is hosting a golf tournament ...

Fort Plain baseball ready for regionals

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FORT PLAIN — After upsetting top-seeded Whitehall in the Section II Class D championship game last week, the Fort Plain Hilltoppers stand one win away from making their second appearance in the state Class D final four in the past three years. Standing in their way are the Section IX ...

SET FOR STATES

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Fonda-Fultonville’s Adam DeSorbo and Galway’s Ryan Lovelass will be among nine Section II golfers competing at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association golf championships at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University in Ithaca this weekend. The event begins ...

Several area athletes qualify for state track championships

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CLIFTON PARK — Canajoharie’s Andrew Towse will be pulling double-duty at next weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet. Towse out-leaned Rensselaer’s Htat Lwin at the line to capture the Section II, Division 2 (small school) championship in ...

Mohawks drop opener at Utica

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UTICA — In their Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League opener, the Amsterdam Mohawks lost 11-3 to the Utica Blue Sox at Murnane Field on Friday. The Blue Sox scored five times in the bottom of the fourth and four times in the bottom of the fifth in their way to the win. Jacob Randolph, ...

Anadio accepts summer position

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HERKIMER — This summer, Herkimer College’s head softball coach P.J. Anadio, a Gloversville native, will serve as a head coach in the American Softball Association, an all-new women’s professional softball league. “I am extremely honored and humbled to have this opportunity to do ...

Monster Supercross opens Wednesday

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CAROGA LAKE — The 32nd season of Supercross racing kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. All riders must be signed in by 7 p.m. with practice immediately after. Racing is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. More than 200 riders are expected with classes ranging from 4 to 6 ...

Six area athletes earn state meet spots

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CLIFTON PARK — Six local athletes punched their tickets to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association track and field championship meet on the opening day of qualifiers Thursday at Shenendehowa High School. Johnstown’s Abigail Gottung, Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago, ...