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Gloversville blanks Johnstown in high school football rivalry game

Gloversville blanks Johnstown in high school football rivalry game

BY PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN -- In their first meeting since 2018, Gloversville and Johnstown renewed their rivalry Friday at Knox Field. The Huskies won the 92nd meeting between the rivals 34-0 to regain the Gloversville Lions Club Trophy. Senior quarterback Garrett Dooling scored on runs of 12 and 18 yards for Gloversville, while Kyle Robare and John Heimer scored on runs of 8 yards and 1 yard, respectively. Dom Dorman hauled in a…
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Johnstown, Gloversville to meet in football for first time since 2018

Johnstown, Gloversville to meet in football for first time since 2018

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN -- Though it remains one of the longest running rivalries in Section II, the Johnstown-Gloversville football game has lost some of its luster in recent years. Scheduling issues have caused the game to go from an annual staple to a rarity. Friday's Week 0 meeting marks just the sixth time that the Sir Bills and Huskies have faced one another on the football field since 2006. Though the matchup…
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Fonda-Fultonville tops Gloversville in opener, 2-1

Fonda-Fultonville tops Gloversville in opener, 2-1

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald GLOVERSVILLE - Having posted a 3-7-1 record during the Fall II season last spring, the Fonda-Fultonville girls soccer team is looking to use it as a springboard heading into this fall's season. The Lady Braves opened their season with a 2-1 non-league victory over Gloversville at Gloversville High School on Wednesday. "This is absolutely a nice way to start the season," Fonda-Fultonville coach Ashleigh Scott said. Senior Kyla Smith scored…
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Returning players eager to get Huskies back on track

Returning players eager to get Huskies back on track

By Adam Shinder The Leader-Herald GLOVERSVILLE — Just getting onto the field proved difficult for the Gloversville Huskies during their rescheduled “Fall II” football season this past March and April. Not only was the season delayed for months due to restrictions related to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but COVID-related quarantines and protocols also led to what was supposed to be a six-game spring season for the Huskies being shortened to just three games — all…
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Several area riders claim Royal wins

Several area riders claim Royal wins

CAROGA LAKE — A large field of 229 riders competed Wednesday during weekly supercross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area, Johnstown’s Hayden Zelich, Gloversville’s Sal Attigliato Jr., Johnstown’s Brennan Hart, Johnstown’s Maxx Miller, Johnstown’s Bennett Melita, St. Johnsville’s Kaci Bare, Pattersonville’s Mike Baker, Johnstown’s Michel Ward and Amsterdam’s Matthew Hirschfeld all claimed wins Wednesday. Zelich won the 122-125cc two-stroke, schoolboy and 122-open amateur classes, while Attigliato won the 50cc 4-to-8-year-old open/E-bike and 50cc 4-to-6-year-old classes…
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H.S. Golf Roundup: B-P wins season opener

Colin Cotter shot a 39 Friday, and Lorenzo Tambasco had a 40 as Broadalbin-Perth won a Foothills Council boys; golf match on Friday. B-P had a team score of 173, while Gloversville’s team score was incomplete due to having only two golfers compete. The B-P girls beat Mohonasen 147-194 in a non-league match. Giayna Abel, Mairead Marsden and Haley Tomlinson all shot 49 for B-P. The Johnstown boys golf team opened its season Thursday with…
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