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Johnstown's Madison Delgado, left, sends the ball upfield as Gloversville's Michaela Ponticello (10) and Madeleine Jones (2) close in during Tuesday's Foothills Council game at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Girls Soccer Roundup: Lady Bills rally past Lady Dragons

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JOHNSTOWN — Having lost their last four meetings with their rivals from Gloversville, the Johnstown girls soccer team appeared headed for a fifth-straight defeat Tuesday at Johnstown High School. The Lady Bills were outplayed for most of the game and trailed 1-0 heading into the final 10 ...

Galway's Emma Smith (5) and Samantha Grant (19) go up for a blocking attempt against Mayfield's Samantha Kent during Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference match at Mayfield High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Galway sweeps Mayfield in WAC matchup

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MAYFIELD — The Galway service game coupled with a pair of key injuries proved to be too much to overcome for the Mayfield volleyball team. Facing the Golden Eagles in an early showdown of a pair of teams predicted to be among the top Class D teams when it comes to the Section II sectional ...

Rams top Sir Bills

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AMSTERDAM — Ever Arevalo scored four goals to power Amsterdam to a 5-1 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council South Division boys soccer contest Tuesday at Lynch Literacy Academy. Kevin Vargas had a goal and two assists for the Rams, while Arevalo, Randy Spraker and Rico Reyes each ...

Gloversville's Sidney DeMagistris draws the ball back from the sideline while under pressure from Queensbury's Lindsey Allen and Chloe Liles (18) during Tuesday's Foothills Council match at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Field Hockey Roundup: Queensbury blanks Gloversville, 5-0

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GLOVERSVILLE — In its first game on its new field, the Gloversville field hockey team dropped a 5-0 decision to Queensbury in a Foothills Council contest Tuesday at Gloversville High School. Emily Korniak and Audrey Murphy each scored two goals for Queensbury, while Alyssa Fitzgerald had a ...

Lady Rams lose to Scotia

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AMSTERDAM — Scotia-Glenville won three of five singles matches and both doubles contests to post a 5-2 win over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council girls tennis match Tuesday. Natalie Bean, Gabriella Therrien and Cassie Rumfelt won singles matches for the Tartans. Kristina Goudreau and ...

H.s. Golf Roundup: B-P tops Scotia-Glenville

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VAIL MILLS — Mike Piska carded a 36 to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 152-162 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council match at Holland Meadows Golf Course on Tuesday. Dom Zippiere and Connor Canale each had rounds of 37 for B-P (9-4 overall, 7-4 Foothills), while Stuart Bond had a ...

Girls Swimming Roundup: Lady Sea Dragons notch first victory

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GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville-Mayfield won just four of 12 events, but used its depth to post a 90-89 victory over Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls at the Gloversville Middle School pool. Isabelle Willis won the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard freestyle for Gloversville-Mayfield (1-2 overall), ...

Logan lifts Sage to win over Potsdam

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s soccer team hosted the Bears of SUNY-Potsdam on Tuesday and needed overtime, but topped the Bears, 1-0 in the second overtime as junior midfielder Ariannah Logan, Canajoharie graduate, connected for the goal to snap the Gators’ losing streak. With ...

Area players compete for Sage volleyball

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s volleyball team wrapped up competition Saturday, hosting the two-day Sage Fall Festival. Sage took the first match of the day, besting Mt. Ida College, 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-21). Mt. Ida then beat Rutgers-Newark, 3-2 before the final match of the event ...

FFCS Athletic Hall of Fame names 2017 inductees

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FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School Hall of Fame Selection Committee recently announced the members of the Class of 2017. It is a distinguished class with many outstanding accomplishments. Inductees will be honored at halftime of the homecoming football game against Holy Trinity on ...

Smith, Rubin honored by FMCC

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JOHNSTOWN — Gabrielle Smith and Jared Rubin were recently named Raiders of the Month for September by the Fulton-Montgomery Community College athletic department. Smith, a sophomore setter for the Lady Raiders volleyball team, opened up the 2017 season with a team-high of 99 assists at the ...

Broadalbin-Perth defenders Ian Dingman (4) and Will Austin (3) double Gloversville's Damian Bruce off the ball during Monday's Foothills Council match at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Boys Soccer Roundup: Dragons top B-P in first game on new field

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville boys’ soccer team found an appropriate way to christen their new turf stadium. Facing Foothills Council rival Broadalbin-Perth, the Dragons ended a losing streak that spanned 17 games over nine years with a 3-1 victory over the Patriots Monday night at ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Schoharie outlasts Northville

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NORTHVILLE — Carolyn Krohn scored twice to lead Schoharie to a 5-3 victory over Northville in a Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest Monday. Adrianna Cornell, Katelyn Krohn and Megan Krohn also scored for the Indians (5-0 WAC), who are ranked second in the state in Class ...

AHS girls tennis tops Hudson Falls

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AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam won four of five singles matches on its way to a 5-2 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council girls tennis match Monday at Amsterdam High School. Molly Monge, Prabha Singh, Natalie Flint and Olivia Fiorillo all won singles matches for the Lady Rams. Emily ...

Canjo volleyball loses to Schoharie, 3-1

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CANAJOHARIE — Racquel Gerstenberger finished with 19 service points and aces to lead Schoharie to a 3-1 victory over Canajoharie in a non-league volleyball match between Western Athletic Conference rivals on Monday. The Indians won by scores of 25-17, 12-25, 25-23 and 25-20. Jacqui ...

FMCC volleyball goes 3-0 in pod play

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UTICA — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s volleyball team traveled to Mohawk Valley Community College on Saturday to compete in pod play. FM matched up against Broome, Tompkins Cortland and Corning. The Lady Raiders went 3-0 on the day. In the first match, FMCC beat the ...

FM men’s soccer splits two games

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s occur team split a weekend series against SUNY Broome and Jefferson Community College. FMCC fell short against Broome 4-1 on Saturday, but bounced back to beat Jefferson 6-3 on Sunday. Jack Albertin scored the Raiders’ lone ...

Greenville's Tess Fitzmaurice, left, Greenwich's Brynne Wright and Mayfield's Madison Relyea battle for the lead early in the girls Small School division race at the 40th Annual Fort Plain Cross-Country Invitational at the Fort Plain Sports Complex. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

2017 High School Cross Country Preview: Off and running

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Local cross-country teams and runners have risen to the top of the standings in the early-season invitationals. Mayfield’s Madison Relyea and Amsterdam’s Olivia Lazarou both have notched individual victories, while the Canajoharie-Fort Plain boys claimed the team victory at the 40th ...