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Jessica Friesen to enter truck race at Bristol

STATESVILLE, N.C. — Halmar Friesen Racing (HFR) has announced that Jessica Friesen will drive the HFR number 62 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra in the Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 27. Jessica will be driving a second truck out of the HFR shop, which will be the first time HFR has fielded two trucks. She will be racing as a teammate in the same event as her…
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Stanavich hits milestone in Amsterdam win

Stanavich hits milestone in Amsterdam win

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald FONDA — Amsterdam senior Jackie Stanavich scored her 1,000th career point in a 63-40 victory over Fonda-Fultonville on Thursday in a non-league girls basketball game. Stanavich, who needed eight points to reach 1,000 for her career, scored 10 of her game-high 21 points in the first quarter. Stanavich, who is committed to play college basketball at Division II Mercy College, now has 1,013 career points. The Lady Rams led 18-5…
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PATRIOTS PRACTICE

The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots made the most of Thursday’s warm weather and an open Patriot Field to run some plays in preparation for the upcoming abbreviated “Fall II” football season.
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Johnstown girls top Lady Patriots, 49-30

JOHNSTOWN — Abby VandeWalker scored 16 points to power Johnstown to a 49-30 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Fulton County League girls basketball game Thursday at Johnstown High School. Jaden Wilson finished with 13 points for the Lady Bills (6-0 overall), while Anna Lee added 11 points. Makenzie Smith scored 13 points to lead Broadalbin-Perth (6-3 overall). Johnstown 49, Broadalbin-Perth 30 Broadalbin-Perth 8 9 4 9 — 30 Johnstown 18 9 12 10 — 49…
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H.S. Bowling Roundup: Johnstown tops Glens Falls

JOHNSTOWN — Mick Winton rolled a 215-592 to lead Johnstown to a 3-1 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match. Steven Hulbert posted a 225-591 for the Sir Bills, while Matthew Ferrara had a 188-505. Jocelyn Smith posted a 268-655 to lead Glens Falls, while Sean Derrick rolled a 191-510. Michael Blockburger added a 185-503 for the Indians. Johnstown (21-39 overall) finished with a 2,611-2,527 advantage in total pins. The match was…
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OESJ beats Gloversville for first win of the season

OESJ beats Gloversville for first win of the season

GLOVERSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season Wednesday night, defeating Gloversville 44-29 in Montgomery County, Fulton County League crossover action at Gloversville High School. Sydney Eggleston led the Lady Wolves with 13 points, while Alexis Mumford had 12 and Anderson Eggleston chipped in with 11. Abbey Curtis celebrated her senior night with a 14-point performance that included three 3-pointers, while Brooke Dutcher and Lizzy Campione finished…
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