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Johnstown’s Krempa earns 100th career win

Johnstown’s Krempa earns 100th career win

GLOVERSVILLE - In what has been a trying season off the field, Johnstown field hockey coach Christine Krempa and her team had a reason to celebrate Thursday. Krempa earned her 100th career win as the Lady Bills posted a 9-0 victory in a Foothills Council contest at Gloversville High School Last month, 2021 Johnstown High School graduate and former member of the field hockey team, Haley Case, died in an automobile accident. "It's been a…
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Mayfield boys’ soccer tops OESJ in battle of WAC unbeatens

Mayfield boys’ soccer tops OESJ in battle of WAC unbeatens

By Paul Wager The Leader-Herald BROADALBIN - In a matchup of two of the three remaining unbeaten teams in the Western Athletic Conference, Mayfield scored a pair of second-half goals to post a 3-1 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in a boys' soccer contest. The game was played on the turf at Broadalbin-Perth High School's Patriot Field after this week's rain left Mayfield's home field unplayable. It was the 10th win in 11 games this season…
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Gloversville uses balanced effort to top Mohonasen, stop 2-game slide

Gloversville uses balanced effort to top Mohonasen, stop 2-game slide

By Paul Wager The Leader-Herald GLOVERSVILLE -- With both teams playing their final game before beginning divisional play next week, Gloversville gained some much needed momentum with a 34-6 victory over Mohonasen in a Class B crossover contest Friday at Husky Field. After starting the season 2-0 for the first time since 2015, Gloversville had dropped its last two contests to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk (28-6) and Schalmont (28-7). The Huskies used a balanced attack to overcome a…
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Sir Bills slated to host Hoosick Falls/Tamarac

Sir Bills slated to host Hoosick Falls/Tamarac

By Paul Wager The Leader-Herald Through its first two games and half of its third, the Johnstown football team failed to score a point. The Sir Bills may have saved their season last Saturday, rallying from a 21-0 halftime deficit to notch a victory over Mechanicville in a Class C North Division contest. "Coming back from a 21-0 deficit half way through the third quarter shows that our team has a lot of character and…
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High schools: Sassanella’s sparks Broadalbin-Perth girls’ soccer to win

High schools: Sassanella’s sparks Broadalbin-Perth girls’ soccer to win

Jill Sassanella scored two goals to lead Broadalbin-Perth past Amsterdam, 4-0, in Foothill Council girls’ soccer action Tuesday. Brooke Bush added a goal and an assist in the win. Galway’s Kylee Decker had 22 assists in the Eagles 25-3, 25-6, 25-9 Western Athletic Conference win over Schoharie, becoming the first player to reach 1,000 career assists. She now stands at 1,002 assists in her career. --- Help us bring this to you, check out our…
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Gloversville loses second straight Friday night

Gloversville loses second straight Friday night

ROTTERDAM -- After both teams suffered their first loss of the season last week, the Gloversville and Schalmont football teams headed into Friday's Class B crossover game looking to bounce back. The Sabres did just that, posting a 28-7 victory over the Huskies at Schalmont High School. Sean Willis led Schalmont, scoring three touchdowns and rushing for 105 yards on 18 carries. "I give Sean credit. He did as nice job out there tonight," Schalmont…
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