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Askew qualifies for state swim meetThe junior swimmer touched the wall first in the 200-yard individual medley wit
Askew qualifies for state swim meet
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
The junior swimmer touched the wall first in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:58.83 to claim the Section II Division II championship. Askew also earned a runner-up finish in the4 100-yard breaststroke with his time of 1:01.49 narrowly... Read more
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Amsterdam girls to open Class A tournament with home contestIn Class A, Gloversville is scheduled to travel to Mohonasen for a first-round
Amsterdam girls to open Class A tournament with home contest
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
In Class A, Gloversville is scheduled to travel to Mohonasen for a first-round matchup, with the winner heading to Amsterdam for a quarterfinal game on Saturday. Three area teams are among the 16 teams remaining in Class B. Johnstown and... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Area hoop teams set for sectional tourneyFive of the eight teams will host opening-round games one Tuesday and Wednesday
Area hoop teams set for sectional tourney
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
Five of the eight teams will host opening-round games one Tuesday and Wednesday nights. The second-seeded Broadalbin-Perth Patriots will host No. 19 Hoosic Valley at 7 p.m. Tuesday in a Class B game at Broadalbin-Perth High School. No. 8... Read more
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Swimmers advance to finalsThe top eight in each event advance to today's finals, while those qualifying n
Swimmers advance to finals
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
The top eight in each event advance to today's finals, while those qualifying ninth through 16th will compete in the B final today. Fonda-Johnstown's Trevor Askew posted the fastest time in the 200-yard individual medley prelims, finishing in a time... Read more
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Area wrestlers head to Civic CenterAfter advancing out of last weekend's class tournaments, wrestlers will look to
Area wrestlers head to Civic Center
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
After advancing out of last weekend's class tournaments, wrestlers will look to reach the state tournament this weekend. Amsterdam will compete in the Section II Division I (large-school) tourney, while Johnstown, Fonda-Fultonville and... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Area swimmers, divers ready for sectionalsFonda-Johnstown's Trevor Askew already has punched his ticket to the state meet
Area swimmers, divers ready for sectionals
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Fonda-Johnstown's Trevor Askew already has punched his ticket to the state meet in the 200-yard individual medley. He is seeded first in that event for the DII (small-school) meet. Askew also is seeded first in the 100-yard breaststroke. Askew was a... Read more
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Amsterdam girls second seed for Class A tourneyWednesday at the Section II seeding meetings, Amsterdam, with a 15-5 overall re
Amsterdam girls second seed for Class A tourney
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday at the Section II seeding meetings, Amsterdam, with a 15-5 overall record, was awarded the second seed in the Class A tournament behind two-time defending champion Averill Park of the Suburban Council. Amsterdam received an opening round... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
OESJ boys seeded second, B-P third seed in Class BThe Wolves find themselves one-win away from a trip to the Glens Falls Civic Ce
OESJ boys seeded second, B-P third seed in Class B
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The Wolves find themselves one-win away from a trip to the Glens Falls Civic Center as they were awarded a first-round bye as the No. 2 seed in the Class D postseason tournament at Wednesday's Section II seeding meetings. The Wolfpack, who dropped... Read more
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Fort Plain finishes second at sectionalsHoosick Falls won the team title with 5,297 pins, while Fort Plain finished wit
Fort Plain finishes second at sectionals
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Hoosick Falls won the team title with 5,297 pins, while Fort Plain finished with 5,229 pins. Middleburgh (5,188) was third. Canajoharie (4,845) was seventh and Mayfield (4,476) was 16th. Kyle Marx led Fort Plain with a high game of 227 and a... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
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 7 days 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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The Leader-Herald
Schoharie rallies past Lady Hilltoppers, 53-45The Lady Hilltoppers got 10 first-quarter points from Soren Shirley and five fr
Schoharie rallies past Lady Hilltoppers, 53-45
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The Lady Hilltoppers got 10 first-quarter points from Soren Shirley and five from Kendra Trembley to take a 15-11 lead after eight minutes of play. However, in the second quarter, Shirley picked up her second foul, sending her to the bench. Fort... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Knights surge past Fort PlainFor The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN - The Middleburgh Knights squared off against
Knights surge past Fort Plain
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
For The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN - The Middleburgh Knights squared off against the Hilltoppers of Fort Plain in a Boys WAC Crossover basketball game Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Fort Plain’s Zach Reese (23) looks to shoot as... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
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 8 days ago
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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The Leader-Herald
Janet C. OldickMrs. , 80, of St. Johnsville Nursing Home died peacefully on Friday, February 5
Janet C. Oldick
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Mrs. , 80, of St. Johnsville Nursing Home died peacefully on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Bassett Medical Center surrounded by her family. Born in Fort Plain, NY on May 12, 1935 she was the daughter of the late Roy and Doris Smith... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
WAC sets crossover scheduleThe Western Athletic Conference has its announced its boys and girls basketball
WAC sets crossover schedule
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The Western Athletic Conference has its announced its boys and girls basketball crossover schedule. All games will take place at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The boys crossover slate begins Friday. The first game of the 14-game schedule... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Mayfield hands OESJ its first loss, 55-54Mayfield trailed at the half 25-22 before outscoring Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Joh
Mayfield hands OESJ its first loss, 55-54
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Mayfield trailed at the half 25-22 before outscoring Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 25-12 in the third quarter and held off a 17-point fourth-quarter surge to pick up the upset victory. Jay Sweeney led the Panthers' scoring with 19 points,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Fonda-Johnstown tops Hudson FallsTrevor Askew won the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly for Fonda-Johnst
Fonda-Johnstown tops Hudson Falls
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Trevor Askew won the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly for Fonda-Johnstown, while Chris Dunbar (200 individual medley), Jacob Petrie (50 freestyle), Patrick Flemming (1-meter diving), Ben Poitras (100 freestyle), Jacob Miller (500 freestyle)... 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 11 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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San Antonio Express-News
High school basketball roundupBOYS' BASKETBALL COLONIAL COUNCIL LANSINGBURGH 68, FONDA 40 Dan Parslow 7 0-
High school basketball roundup
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
BOYS' BASKETBALL COLONIAL COUNCIL LANSINGBURGH 68, FONDA 40 Dan Parslow 7 0-0 18, Atty 3 2-2 8, Warner 3 1-2 7, Geniti 2 0-0 6, Springer 0 1-2 1, Totals 15 4-6 40. LANSINGBURGH Jahidi Wallace 5 6-9 16, Davonte Jones 3 6-6 12, Jio Canty 4 0-0 10,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
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 15 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 15 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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Amsterdam swimmers score win over IndiansKnack topped the field in the 100-yard freestyle with his time of 56.14 and the
Amsterdam swimmers score win over Indians
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Knack topped the field in the 100-yard freestyle with his time of 56.14 and the 100-yard backstroke with a winning time of 1:07.43. Sawitzki touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle (2:32.42) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:20.52). Knack... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
C-FP wrestlers top Little Falls, 45-36Orion Burke (126), Edward Rolle (132), Tangen Rush (182) and Trent DeBlock (195
C-FP wrestlers top Little Falls, 45-36
The Leader-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Orion Burke (126), Edward Rolle (132), Tangen Rush (182) and Trent DeBlock (195) all won by pinfall for C-FP (7-11 overall), while Hunter Congdon posted a 5-4 decision over Little Falls' Tyler Douglas at 160 pounds. Jared Bentz (99), Adam Oertel... Read more
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Governor’s proposal offers incentiveBy participating in the Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition, mun
Governor’s proposal offers incentive
The Leader-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
By participating in the Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition, municipalities have the opportunity to receive a $20 million reward for coming up with a plan that would result in the greatest permanent reduction in property taxes,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Dolgeville posts 50-28 win over Fort PlainComing off a two-point loss to Mayfield on Wednesday and a hard-fought 49-45 vi
Dolgeville posts 50-28 win over Fort Plain
The Leader-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Coming off a two-point loss to Mayfield on Wednesday and a hard-fought 49-45 victory over Northville on Friday, the Lady Hilltoppers hung with Dolgeville through the opening half but could not match the Blue Devils second-half intensity as they fell... 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 22 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 22 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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Galway society to meet Feb. 1Norm Bollen, board president of the Fort Plain Museum, will present "George Was
Galway society to meet Feb. 1
The Leader-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Norm Bollen, board president of the Fort Plain Museum, will present "George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier." The meeting will be at the Town Hall beginning with a social time and refreshments. A business meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m., and... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Valentine William Ellerby Jr., age 63, of St. Johnsville, N.Y., passed away suddenly at Albany Medical Cente
Valentine William Ellerby Jr.
The Leader-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
, age 63, of St. Johnsville, N.Y., passed away suddenly at Albany Medical Center on Friday, January 15, 2016. He was born on July 4, 1952, the son of the late Valentine William Ellerby Sr. and Maryann (Handy) Ellerby. He... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Amsterdam posts 81-75 win over B-PThe Rams outscored the Patriots 28-12 in the second quarter before holding off
Amsterdam posts 81-75 win over B-P
The Leader-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
The Rams outscored the Patriots 28-12 in the second quarter before holding off a second-half rally by B-P to earn the win. Tysean Hanna scored 17 points for the Rams (11-3 overall, 8-2 Foothills), and Ben Rhodes scored 16. Preston Taylor scored 27... Read more
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Canajoharie bowlers sweep Bishop MaginnJimmy Fiaschetti posted a 233-608 for the Cougars, while Damian Sullivan added
Canajoharie bowlers sweep Bishop Maginn
The Leader-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Jimmy Fiaschetti posted a 233-608 for the Cougars, while Damian Sullivan added a 210-580. Makayla Piddock posted a 132-375 to lead Bishop Maginn, while Antonio Bourn rolled a 121-310. Canajoharie finished with a 2.936-1,303 advantage in total... Read more
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Collective EffortThe Mohawk Valley Collective is an outgrowth of the former Historic Fort Plain
Collective Effort
The Leader-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
The Mohawk Valley Collective is an outgrowth of the former Historic Fort Plain and West Hill School Committee. Currently, the group is working on the old West Hill School in Canajoharie, Unity Hall in Fort Plain, 41 Mohawk St. in Fort Plain and 52-54... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
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 25 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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The Leader-Herald
C-FP swimmers defeat Fonda-Johnstown, 100-65Alex Sydow won the 200-yard individual medley and 100 freestyle for C-FP, while
C-FP swimmers defeat Fonda-Johnstown, 100-65
The Leader-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Alex Sydow won the 200-yard individual medley and 100 freestyle for C-FP, while Joe Trembley (200 freestyle), Willie Parrino (1-meter diving), Bryn Clark (50 freestyle), Mike Thomas (500 freestyle) and Harrison Abrams (100 backstroke) also posted... Read more
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Lady Panthers outlast Lady HilltoppersThe Lady Panthers led 13-2 after one quarter before holding off a rally by the
Lady Panthers outlast Lady Hilltoppers
The Leader-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
The Lady Panthers led 13-2 after one quarter before holding off a rally by the Lady Hilltoppers. Julie Hampton scored 11 points for Mayfield, while Kaylee Bumpus added nine. Fort Plain’s Soren Shirley (20) battles with Mayfield Shelby Dopp (3) and... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Legislation to help keep e-cig liquid away from children passed by CongressLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Electronic cigarette stores are lighting up all over WA
Legislation to help keep e-cig liquid away from children passed by Congress
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 25 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Electronic cigarette stores are lighting up all over WAVE Country. It's a booming business and now there is a push to make the product safer around children. Congress has passed legislation to require child-resistant... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
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 27 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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Kilmartin nets 30 in Mustangs’ victoryMORRISVILLE - Fort Plain graduate Haley Kilmartin connected for 30 points to le
Kilmartin nets 30 in Mustangs’ victory
The Leader-Herald / Posted 28 days ago
MORRISVILLE - Fort Plain graduate Haley Kilmartin connected for 30 points to lead Morrisville State to victory over previously undefeated Lancaster Bible 77-70 in overtimeSaturday at Morrisville. Kilmartin shot 50 percent from the floor and was 13... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Students named to president’s listLocal students named to the president's list are listed below: Flint Anthony D
Students named to president’s list
The Leader-Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Local students named to the president's list are listed below: Flint Anthony Davis Jr. of Dolgeville, business, business administration; Jennifer Hayes of Dolgeville, human services; Elijah N. Hill of Johnstown, communication arts: digital... 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 29 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 29 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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The Leader-Herald
Mayfield bowlers split with SchoharieIn the boys match, Tyler Cramer finished with a 213-557 to lead the Panthers to
Mayfield bowlers split with Schoharie
The Leader-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
In the boys match, Tyler Cramer finished with a 213-557 to lead the Panthers to a 4-0 victory, while Adam Colby had a 184-540. Perry Lawyer led Schoharie with a 206-571. Mayfield finished with a 2,550-2,391 advantage in total pins. In the girls... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Local officials get details on state budget planOn Wednesday, Cuomo unveiled his $145.3 billion budget proposal and plans for 2
Local officials get details on state budget plan
The Leader-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
On Wednesday, Cuomo unveiled his $145.3 billion budget proposal and plans for 2016 during his State of the State speech. Speaking in the student union building, Boone highlighted many of the governor's proposals, including a $100 million downtown... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Gloversville tops Fo-Jo 99-75Cole touched the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.93 and t
Gloversville tops Fo-Jo 99-75
The Leader-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Cole touched the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.93 and the 100-yard backstroke in 1:13.19. Helou topped the field in the 200-yard individual medley with his time of 2:14.13 and the 100-yard butterfly in 59.79. Brandon Becker... 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 30 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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The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis Gloversville’s Emily Ross (11) and Johnstown’s Kalia Fisher (42) scramble for a loose ball during Foothills Council action Thursday night at Gloversville High School.Cole touched the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.93 and t
The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis Gloversville’s Emily Ross (11) and Johnstown’s Kalia Fisher (42) scramble for a loose ball during Foothills Council action Thursday night at Gloversville High School.
The Leader-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Cole touched the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.93 and the 100-yard backstroke in 1:13.19. Helou topped the field in the 200-yard individual medley with his time of 2:14.13 and the 100-yard butterfly in 59.79. Brandon Becker... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Johnstown bowlers defeat Amsterdam in Foothills Council matchEthan Hadcock posted a 277-660 for the Sir Bills, while Garrett Way had a 632.
Johnstown bowlers defeat Amsterdam in Foothills Council match
The Leader-Herald / Posted a month ago
Ethan Hadcock posted a 277-660 for the Sir Bills, while Garrett Way had a 632. Andrew Sitterly posted a 578 for Johnstown (37-11 Foothills), which finished with a 3,699-3,300 advantage in total pins. Fred Pinto led Amsterdam with a 645, while... 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 a month 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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