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Local wrestlers advance to state qualifierMarcus Torres (195) won the 195-pound title for Amsterdam, pinning Queensbury's
Local wrestlers advance to state qualifier
The Leader-Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Marcus Torres (195) won the 195-pound title for Amsterdam, pinning Queensbury's Mike Gillingham in 2:58 in the finals of the Section II Class B tournament Saturday at Burnt Hulls-Ballston Lake High School. Chris Garrison (285) also reached the... Read more
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Little girls and daddys go out for a night of dancingThe Fonda-Fultonville High School junior class held the annual daddy-daughter d
Little girls and daddys go out for a night of dancing
The Leader-Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
The Fonda-Fultonville High School junior class held the annual daddy-daughter dance to raise money for their prom in May. This year they decided to incorporate a princess theme. The Daddy-Daughter Princess Ball had approximately 200 daughters with... Read more
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Mayfield drops crossover game to BKWThe Bulldogs outscored the Panthers 14-4 in the fourth quarter to earn the vict
Mayfield drops crossover game to BKW
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
The Bulldogs outscored the Panthers 14-4 in the fourth quarter to earn the victory. Slade Pulliam scored 15 points for BKW, while Zach Hilton added 12 points. Garrett Delaney had 16 points to pace Mayfield (10-10 overall), while Jared Albertin... Read more
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Wrestlers ready for sectionalsJohnstown will travel to Hudson Falls to compete in the Section II Class CC Tou
Wrestlers ready for sectionals
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
Johnstown will travel to Hudson Falls to compete in the Section II Class CC Tournament, while Fonda-Fultonville and Canajoharie-Fort Plain will travel to Tamarac to take part in the Section II Class C Tournament. Amsterdam will make the trek to... Read more
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Nethaway’s free throw lifts Lady Braves past Cobleskill-RichmondvilleThe Lady Braves trailed 14-3 after one quarter, but outscored the Bulldogs 43-3
Nethaway’s free throw lifts Lady Braves past Cobleskill-Richmondville
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
The Lady Braves trailed 14-3 after one quarter, but outscored the Bulldogs 43-31 over the final three quarters to earn the win. Nethaway finished with 15 points for FFCS (8-11 overall, 5-10 Colonial), while Julianna Taylor had a team-high 17... Read more
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Man gets jail timeKevin S. Bonfey, 55, of Blanchard Road, was arrested by state police while he w
Man gets jail time
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Kevin S. Bonfey, 55, of Blanchard Road, was arrested by state police while he was driving in the town of Johnstown on March 17. Troopers said Bonfey admitted he did not have a license and he smelled of alcohol. He failed field sobriety tests,... Read more
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Lady Panthers claim WAC North crownThe victory clinched the WAC North title for the Lady Panthers. It was the firs
Lady Panthers claim WAC North crown
The Leader-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The victory clinched the WAC North title for the Lady Panthers. It was the first league title in school history for Mayfield (14-5 overall, 11-1 WAC). Brianna Eagan scored 10 points for the Lady Panthers, who outscored the Lady Wolves 24-5 in the... Read more
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Patriots roll past RamsTuesday the teams met again only this time on the Patriots' home court and agai
Patriots roll past Rams
The Leader-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday the teams met again only this time on the Patriots' home court and again the second quarter became a crucial block in the victory. After outscoring Amsterdam 15-4 in the first quarter, the Patriots put together a 25-point second quarter to... Read more
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Amsterdam fourth at Foothills tourneyThe Bulldogs finished with a team total of 6,340, while Scotia-Glenville was se
Amsterdam fourth at Foothills tourney
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The Bulldogs finished with a team total of 6,340, while Scotia-Glenville was second with 6,017. Hudson Falls (5,968) was third, Amsterdam (5,835) was fourth and Johnstown (5,927) was fifth. Queensbury (5,927) finished sixth, Broadalbin-Perth (5,539)... Read more
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Parslow scores 20 for Sage in lossSCHENECTADY - The Sage College's women's basketball team traveled to Union Coll
Parslow scores 20 for Sage in loss
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
SCHENECTADY - The Sage College's women's basketball team traveled to Union College on Monday night for a non-conference contest. The host Dutchwomen collected the 64-51 win to improve to 14-4 overall, while handing Sage just its third loss on the... Read more
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Burton R. Wilson Sr., age 70, of Fultonville, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Ellis Hos
Burton R. Wilson Sr.
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
, age 70, of Fultonville, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady after being stricken at home. He was born on July 10 1945, in Gloversville, a son of the late Howard and Edna Briggs Wilson. He... Read more
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Men sentenced to prison for burglariesChristopher J. Kennedy, 25, of 75 Main St., Lot 8, Fultonville, and Zachary S.
Men sentenced to prison for burglaries
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Christopher J. Kennedy, 25, of 75 Main St., Lot 8, Fultonville, and Zachary S. Jones, 23, of 169 Yates Road, Mayfield, each were sentenced to 1 1/3 to four years in prison by Fulton County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye in separate court appearances this... Read more
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Canajoharie tops Fort PlainSierra Hill added eight points for the Lady Cougars, who improved to 2-9 in WAC
Canajoharie tops Fort Plain
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Sierra Hill added eight points for the Lady Cougars, who improved to 2-9 in WAC play. Soren Shirley scored 15 points to pace Fort Plain (5-12 overall, 5-6 WAC), while Alexis Hagadorn added eight points. Canajoharie 42, Fort Plain 38 Canajoharie10... Read more
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Gloversville edges Johnstown in OTHowever, the Dragons came back with 3-pointers from Josh Nails and Cam Stewart
Gloversville edges Johnstown in OT
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
However, the Dragons came back with 3-pointers from Josh Nails and Cam Stewart to retake the lead but couldn't hold off a late surge from the Sir Bills as Jamal Vasquez converted a pair of free throws and Devon Boyle drained a foul-line jumper with... Read more
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John ‘Jack’ CoonsFonda, NY- John "Jack" Coons, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 2
John ‘Jack’ Coons
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Fonda, NY- John "Jack" Coons, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his home on Kane Road, Fonda. Born December 21, 1928 in Palatine, New York he was the son of William and Ruth Hettrick Coons. One of 9 children, he grew up on... Read more
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Francis D. Fonda, 69, of Fonda, NY, passed away on January 27, 2016, with his loving family by
Francis D. Fonda
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
, 69, of Fonda, NY, passed away on January 27, 2016, with his loving family by his side. Born on December 19, 1946, in Fonda, NY, he was the son of the late Richard R. Fonda and Lottie Helen Peeler. Francis attended local schools and... Read more
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Fiscal stress found at local school districtsThe comptroller's office found the Gloversville Enlarged School District and Br
Fiscal stress found at local school districts
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The comptroller's office found the Gloversville Enlarged School District and Broadalbin-Perth Central School District both were under moderate fiscal stress. The two districts also had two of the largest increases in fiscal stress over a three year... Read more
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Queensbury ends Amsterdam’s 11-year win streak in ‘The Pit’The Leader-Herald AMSTERDAM - For the second straight year, the Amsterdam wres
Queensbury ends Amsterdam’s 11-year win streak in ‘The Pit’
The Leader-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The Leader-Herald AMSTERDAM - For the second straight year, the Amsterdam wrestling team headed into its final league match with an opportunity to claim the crown with a win over Queensbury. However, the Spartans claimed their ninth Foothills... Read more
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Local sales tax revenue takes hitSales tax revenues were mostly down in the fourth quarter of 2015, with Montgom
Local sales tax revenue takes hit
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Sales tax revenues were mostly down in the fourth quarter of 2015, with Montgomery County seeing the worst drop in the state - 8.3 percent - as it took in $6,835,567, down from last year's $7,454,738. Fulton County's sales tax revenue was down 3.2... Read more
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FFCS bowlers lose to MechanicvilleIn the boys match, Josh Kalwas finished with a 210-587 to lead Mechanicville to
FFCS bowlers lose to Mechanicville
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
In the boys match, Josh Kalwas finished with a 210-587 to lead Mechanicville to a 26-6 win. Jeremy Connelly had a 212-564 for the Red Raiders, while Jason McClements posted a 210-562. Thomas Griffen rolled a 183-509 for Mechanicville and Tyler... Read more
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Lady Braves defeat Lady Bills, 50-38The host Lady Braves quickly put Johnstown into a 13-point hole midway through
Lady Braves defeat Lady Bills, 50-38
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The host Lady Braves quickly put Johnstown into a 13-point hole midway through the opening quarter before the Lady Bills worked their way back into the game and trailed by a single basket heading into the fourth quarter. However, that is where the... Read more
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Amsterdam gets past Scotia-Glenville, 57-46On Tuesday night, the Rams traveled to Scotia-Glenville and, with a strong thir
Amsterdam gets past Scotia-Glenville, 57-46
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
On Tuesday night, the Rams traveled to Scotia-Glenville and, with a strong third-quarter performance, they handed them their second loss of the season. The Rams outscored the Tartans 18-6 in the third quarter to pull away and secure a 57-46... Read more
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Wells College dean’s list issuedKarley Raczynski of Fonda, class of 2016, is majoring in psychology and is a me
Wells College dean’s list issued
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Karley Raczynski of Fonda, class of 2016, is majoring in psychology and is a member of the soccer team. She is a graduate of Fonda-Fultonville Central High School. Lindsay Achzet of Johnstown, class of 2016, is majoring in biochemistry and molecular... Read more
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Frank Joseph Arcesi, 90, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, January 24, 2016. Frank was b
Frank Joseph Arcesi
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
, 90, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, January 24, 2016. Frank was born on August 15, 1925, in Fonda, NY to Luigi and Annunziata (Giaquinto) Arcesi. He was a graduate of Fonda High School. Upon graduation, he was drafted... Read more
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Several area volleyball players earn all-state honorsIn Class C, Broadalbin-Perth senior setter Gabby Smith was named to the first t
Several area volleyball players earn all-state honors
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
In Class C, Broadalbin-Perth senior setter Gabby Smith was named to the first team after helping the Patriots win their second straight Section II title and second consecutive trip to the state semifinals in Glens Falls. Broadalbin-Perth senior... Read more
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Broadalbin-Perth bowlers sweep Glens FallsNick Scavia recorded a 238-579 for the Patriots, while John Wiedemann had a 208
Broadalbin-Perth bowlers sweep Glens Falls
The Leader-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Nick Scavia recorded a 238-579 for the Patriots, while John Wiedemann had a 208-568. Sydney Palmatier added a 205-517 for Broadalbin-Perth and Austin Corcuera posted a 191-511. Payton Granger rolled a 236-557 to lead Glens Falls, while Brandon... Read more
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Lady Panthers edge SaintsThe Lady Panthers led 26-21 heading into the fourth quarter before having to wi
Lady Panthers edge Saints
The Leader-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
The Lady Panthers led 26-21 heading into the fourth quarter before having to withstand a late rally by the Lady Saints to hold on for the victory. Kaylee Bumpus finished with eight points for Mayfield (12-3 overall, 10-1 WAC). Emma VanDeCar had... Read more
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Johnstown boys come up short against SchuylervilleThe Sir Bills' Jamal Vazquez started the scoring with two free throws only 14 s
Johnstown boys come up short against Schuylerville
The Leader-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
The Sir Bills' Jamal Vazquez started the scoring with two free throws only 14 seconds into the quarter. Schuylerville quickly answered with a bucket from Clay Patrick and then Devin Boyle scored twice for Johnstown, while Josh Signor added two for... Read more
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Braves honor seniors with 45-16 win over Ichabod CranePrior to the match, the Braves honored Thomas and Caleb TenEyck with a brief ce
Braves honor seniors with 45-16 win over Ichabod Crane
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Prior to the match, the Braves honored Thomas and Caleb TenEyck with a brief ceremony. On the mat, both picked up victories in their final home match. "It was a nice night for our seniors," Smith said. "Caleb [TenEyck] and Thomas [TenEyck] have... Read more
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Michael J. Pelosi, 73, of Schmidt Street, Tribes Hill, NY, passed away Monday morning, January 1
Michael J. Pelosi
The Leader-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
, 73, of Schmidt Street, Tribes Hill, NY, passed away Monday morning, January 18, 2016, at home. Born in Amsterdam, NY on July 21, 1942, he was the son of the late Michael and Margaret Aldi Pelosi. Mike was a graduate of... Read more
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Mayfield bowlers top Bishop MaginnGLOVERSVILLE - Anthony Brandow rolled a 234-588 to led Mayfield to a 4-0 win ov
Mayfield bowlers top Bishop Maginn
The Leader-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
GLOVERSVILLE - Anthony Brandow rolled a 234-588 to led Mayfield to a 4-0 win over Bishop Maginn in a Western Athletic Conference bowling match at Arterial Lanes on Tuesday. Makayla Pictek finished with a 173-378 to lead Bishop Maginn. Mayfield... Read more
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Freeman, Lazarou win 2015 high school cross-country awardsFor their achievements, the two high schoolers received special recognition at
Freeman, Lazarou win 2015 high school cross-country awards
The Leader-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
For their achievements, the two high schoolers received special recognition at the Fulmont Roadrunners' annual Winter Wimp foot race Jan. 9 in Hagaman. Freeman, a senior, finished ninth (of 102 runners) in the Section II Class CC Championship race... Read more
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The Voice star to sing in Portland TuesdayPORTLAND , Ore. -- Sawyer Fredericks, the winner of Season 8 of the popular NBC
The Voice star to sing in Portland Tuesday
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 20 days ago
PORTLAND , Ore. -- Sawyer Fredericks, the winner of Season 8 of the popular NBC talent competition The Voice, will entertain Portland fans with a live concert Tuesday night. Fredericks will open at Wonder Ballroom, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are... Read more
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Galway rallies past MayfieldMAYFIELD - In a matchup of the top two teams in the North Division of the Weste
Galway rallies past Mayfield
The Leader-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
MAYFIELD - In a matchup of the top two teams in the North Division of the Western Athletic Conference, Galway rallied for a 46-43 win over Mayfield on Friday. The Golden Eagles trailed 39-33 heading into the fourth quarter before outscoring the Lady... Read more
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Dragons hold off Sir Bills, 55-50The Dragons led 14-7 after one quarter before the Sir Bills evened the score at
Dragons hold off Sir Bills, 55-50
The Leader-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The Dragons led 14-7 after one quarter before the Sir Bills evened the score at 23-23 at the half. Gloversville outscored Johnstown 17-5 in the third quarter to take a 40-28 advantage. The Sir Bills outscored the Dragons 22-15 in the final quarter,... Read more
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Fonda-Fultonville wrestlers fall to Albany Academy, 45-24Thursday's Colonial Council match with Albany Academy was no different. The Ca
Fonda-Fultonville wrestlers fall to Albany Academy, 45-24
The Leader-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Thursday's Colonial Council match with Albany Academy was no different. The Cadets won eight of 12 weight classes to post a 45-24 victory over the Braves. "We knew coming in that Albany Academy was strong," Fonda-Fultonville coach Ron Smith said.... Read more
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FFCS girls lose to Holy Names, 42-36Holy Names improved to 13-1 overall with the win. Julianna Taylor scored 14 po
FFCS girls lose to Holy Names, 42-36
The Leader-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Holy Names improved to 13-1 overall with the win. Julianna Taylor scored 14 points to lead Fonda-Fultonville (5-8 overall 3-7 Colonial), while Miranda Nethaway added 10 points. Holy Names 42, Fonda-Fultonville 36 Holy Names11 10 15 6 -... Read more
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Mayfield gets past Northville, 62-48The Panthers made sure he didn't reach the milestone on their home floor, limit
Mayfield gets past Northville, 62-48
The Leader-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
The Panthers made sure he didn't reach the milestone on their home floor, limiting the junior to just seven points in a 62-48 victory. Brendan Gifford finished with 23 points and five rebounds for Mayfield (6-8 overall, 4-4 WAC), while Jared... Read more
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Hampton leads Mayfield to WAC North win over NorthvilleThe Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Falcons 22-3 in the first quarter and led
Hampton leads Mayfield to WAC North win over Northville
The Leader-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Falcons 22-3 in the first quarter and led 37-7 at the half on their way to the victory. Sydney Sheldon scored 16 points for Mayfield (10-2 overall, 8-0 WAC), while Kaylee Bumpus added 12 points. Hannah Coupas... Read more
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High school graduation rates riseAmong schools in Fulton and Montgomery counties, Broadalbin-Perth High School h
High school graduation rates rise
The Leader-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Among schools in Fulton and Montgomery counties, Broadalbin-Perth High School had the highest graduation rate in 2015, at 91 percent, based on the percentage of students who graduated at the end of June after the fourth year of high school. The... Read more
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Howard A. Bellinger Jr., 75, of Hickory Hill Road, Fonda, NY, went to join heaven's band on January 8,
Howard A. Bellinger Jr.
The Leader-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
, 75, of Hickory Hill Road, Fonda, NY, went to join heaven's band on January 8, 2016, peacefully at his home with his wife, Wenda and his brother, Lawrence at his side. Born April 6, 1940, in Palatine Bridge, New York, he was... Read more
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Ronald L. Hastings, 73, of Johnstown, NY, has passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 9, 2016.
Ronald L. Hastings
The Leader-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
, 73, of Johnstown, NY, has passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Born on November 17, 1943, he was the son of the late Frederick and Mabel Hastings. A graduate of Johnstown High School, Ronald managed his own dairy... Read more
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Eion Douglas Hayes, 18, of Fultonville, died unexpectedly on January 7, 2016. Born in Gloversvill
Eion Douglas Hayes
The Leader-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
, 18, of Fultonville, died unexpectedly on January 7, 2016. Born in Gloversville, NY on July 21, 1997, he was the son of Jeffrey and Tammy Rohling Hayes. A lifelong area resident, Eion attended Fonda-Fultonville Central School and... Read more
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Fonda-Fultonville’s Derby named to all-state first teamDerby was named to the Class C first-team defense when the Class B, C and D all
Fonda-Fultonville’s Derby named to all-state first team
The Leader-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Derby was named to the Class C first-team defense when the Class B, C and D all-state teams were announced. Derby finished his senior season with 39 solo tackles, 28 assists and five fumble recoveries. Fonda-Fultonville defensive lineman Jack Derby... Read more
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FFCS competes at Union CollegeThe FFCS boys placed seventh, while the girls finished eighth. In the boys mee
FFCS competes at Union College
The Leader-Herald / Posted 28 days ago
The FFCS boys placed seventh, while the girls finished eighth. In the boys meet, Schenectady won the team title with 116.5 points and Ballston Spa was second with 90 points. Fonda-Fultonville was eighth with 17 points. Ian Coyne (8.8 seconds) was... Read more
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Area teams compete at tourneyAdirondack won the team title with 299 points. The Wildcats had champions in 10
Area teams compete at tourney
The Leader-Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Adirondack won the team title with 299 points. The Wildcats had champions in 10 of the 15 weight classes, as well as one runner-up and two third-place finishers. Host Galway was second with 123.5 points, while New Hartford was third with 104.5... Read more
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Patriots improve to 11-1DiCaterino went 10-for-13 from the free-throw line and added seven field goals
Patriots improve to 11-1
The Leader-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
DiCaterino went 10-for-13 from the free-throw line and added seven field goals for a game-high 24 points for Broadalbin-Perth (11-1 overall, 6-1 Foothills). Evan DiMaio knocked down five 3-pointers in his 16-point performance and Preston Taylor... Read more
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Lady Braves roll past Ravena, 51-29The Lady Braves outscored the Lady Indians 23-9 in the first quarter on their w
Lady Braves roll past Ravena, 51-29
The Leader-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
The Lady Braves outscored the Lady Indians 23-9 in the first quarter on their way to the win. Miranda Nethaway scored 13 points for FFCS (5-7 overall, 3-6 overall). Fonda-Fultonville’s Sarah Subik (13) and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk’s Kayla Rexford... Read more
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Agricultural teacher helps students growThe Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services' Itine
Agricultural teacher helps students grow
The Leader-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services' Itinerant Services placed agriculture teacher Sheri Boardman in the Fonda-Fultonville and Fort Plain central school districts, a news release said. Two courses launched in... Read more
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LaSalle wrestlers pin loss on BravesDespite giving up five forfeits, the Braves dropped a narrow 48-42 decision to
LaSalle wrestlers pin loss on Braves
The Leader-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Despite giving up five forfeits, the Braves dropped a narrow 48-42 decision to the Cadets. "Forfeits have hurt us all year. Our kids did fantastic though," Fonda-Fultonville coach Ron Smith said. "The wrestled hard even when they were behind." In... Read more
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