Several area athletes named Foothills Council track and field all-stars

Several area athletes named Foothills Council track and field all-stars

Several area athletes were among those named to the Foothills Council track and field all-star team.Broadalbin-Perth's Stephen Chrysler (long jump), Hunter O'Dell (triple jump) and Sam Hotaling (high jump) were named to the boys' first-team, along with Amsterdam's Garrett McHeard, who was named to the first team in the shot put and discus. Chrysler also was named to the second team in the triple jump, while Broadalbin-Perth's Dylan Tyler was named a second-team all-star in the 110-meter hurdles and pole vault. Hotaling was named honorable mention in the 200, while Tyler was named honorable mention in the 400 hurdles.Broadalbin-Perth's Rylee…
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Mohawks’ comeback falls short against Boonville, 3-2

Mohawks’ comeback falls short against Boonville, 3-2

AMSTERDAM -- The Amsterdam Mohawks (12-2) got one run back in the bottom of the eighth but were unable to rally past the Boonville Baseball Club (5-4) Monday night at Shuttleworth Park, losing 3-2.In the bottom of the ninth, designated hitter Ian Petrutz drew a two-out walk, putting the tying run on base for Brett Coker -- hitting .333 through 14 games. However, before Coker could make an impact on the inning, Petrutz was caught attempting to steal second on the 2-2 pitch to Coker to end the game.Right fielder Zach Gardiner got the Mohawks' offense going in the first…
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Red-hot Mohawks win three games over weekend, including 5-inning no hitter

Red-hot Mohawks win three games over weekend, including 5-inning no hitter

The Amsterdam Mohawks’ incredible start to the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League continued over the weekend with three wins in two days, as the Mohawks beat the Oneonta Outlaws 8-0 on Saturday at Shuttleworth Park, then traveled to the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds on Sunday to sweep a doubleheader from the Watertown Rapids by scores of 12-7 and 12-0 — the latter victory a five-inning no-hitter.In Saturday’s 8-0 win over Oneonta, a dominant pitching performance by the Mohawks was paired with a 13-hit effort from the offense.Four Amsterdam pitchers combined on a three-hit shutout, led by five no-hit innings from…
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Mohawks roll to 11-0 win over Boonville Baseball Club

Mohawks roll to 11-0 win over Boonville Baseball Club

Two days after suffering their first loss of the 2022 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season, the Amsterdam Mohawks had no trouble getting back on the winning track Friday night, as they thrashed the Boonville Baseball Club 11-0 at Shuttleworth Park in a game stopped after seven innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.Amsterdam (9-1) needed just seven hits to rack up 11 runs, as the Mohawks drew 13 walks, took advantage of three errors and scored four of their runs on wild pitches and passed balls by Boonville.Cameron Love had the biggest hit of the day for Amsterdam, a…
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Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame inductions Saturday

Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame inductions Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE -- For the first time since 2019, the Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame will host an in-person induction ceremony Saturday.The ceremony is scheduled to take place at Parkhurst Field, 50 Harrison St. in Gloversville. This year’s induction class, which was originally set for 2020, will include the 1951 Gloversville High School varsity baseball team, which went undefeated, and its four members who went on to play professional baseball.  Those four players are Don Shoblom, Jack Sanford, Frank Ricco and Joe Kobuskie. The 1951 Gloversville team was managed by Duke Miller and went 15-0-1, marking the only time in…
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Several area riders post supercross wins at Royal Mountain

Several area riders post supercross wins at Royal Mountain

CAROGA LAKE — It was a big night for local riders during Wednesday's supercross action at Royal Mountain Ski Area.Ten local riders claimed wins on a night when there were 186 entries.Gloversville's Sal Attigliato Jr. won the 50cc open/E-bike 4-to-8-year-old and 50cc/E-bike 7-and-8-year-old classes, winning all four of his motos in the process.Pattersonville's Kyle Kiefner won the 122-open novice class.Johnstown's Brett Unser won the 122-125 two-stroke class, sweeping both motos. Unser also was second in the 122-250 amateur class.Broadalbin's Owen Marek won the 122-150 novice class and was second in the schoolboy class, while Johnstown's Kip Simonds won both of…
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