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Sports Columns

Racing Around: Point races continue to heat up at area tracks

I know it is hard to believe school is out, the thoroughbreds take to the track at Saratoga Race Course in two weeks and there is only six more Saturday nights of racing remaining before Fonda Speedway crowns its 2019 track champions. After announcing at the car show at ViaPort Mall in March ...

Racing Around: Rain shuffles schedule at Fonda

Rain may have wiped out the local race program last weekend but it has led to some creative promoting. For the second time this season, rain ended the race program at Fonda Speedway early. This time knocking out the Bill Ag Elimination Match Races for the Sunoco Modifieds. The event has now ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Pozefsky part of college baseball history

The game of baseball is one that is rich in history and its milestones are revered and commemorated. On June 19, 1846, the first officially recorded baseball game in U.S. history took place in Hoboken, N.J., between the “New York Nine” and Alexander Cartwright’s “Knickerbockers” of ...

RACING AROUND: The Ridge finally hosts season opener

The rain broke long enough that, after four-straight postponements, Glen Ridge Motorsports Park finally got its first racing event of the season in the books. Rocky Warner, who has been a supporter of racing at The Ridge since the street stocks were the feature class, got the season off to a ...

Racing Around: McGrew Jr. moving up this season

During Wednesday’s open practice session at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park, Derrick McGrew Jr. slipped into a junior slingshot for a test drive. Although he had plenty of success in the division as a competitor, he is not stepping back. Instead he was helping out Adrianna DeRocher by taking ...