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B-P football to return to field for crossover contest with Johnstown

B-P football to return to field for crossover contest with Johnstown

BROADALBIN -- For the first time in nearly a month, the Broadalbin-Perth football team is planning to take to the field.The Patriots are scheduled to host Johnstown in a crossover contest Thursday at 6 p.m. at Patriot Field.“I think it is very important for us to finish the season on the field, on our own terms, rather than sitting on the sidelines,” Broadalbin-Perth coach Jim Pelneau said.B-P hasn’t played since Oct. 8, when it dropped…
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Mayfield shares Class C title, but Maple Hill advances to regionals on PKs

Mayfield shares Class C title, but Maple Hill advances to regionals on PKs

In the official record books, it will show that the Mayfield boys’ soccer team shared the Section II Class C championship with Maple Hill in 2021. After the teams played to a 2-2 draw after 110 minutes, the top-seeded Wildcats moved on to the state regionals after edging the second-seeded Panthers, 3-2, on penalty kicks. “I’ve been on the other end of it and it’s painful to have your season end in penalty kicks,” said…
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OESJ boys win Class D soccer championship

OESJ boys win Class D soccer championship

After coming up short in the Section II Class D championship game in 2018 and 2019, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys' soccer team made the most of its latest opportunity Tuesday.The second-seeded Wolves dominated from start to finish in posting a 3-0 victory over fifth-seeded Argyle at Colonie High School."We played great for 80 minutes," OESJ coach Mark Snell said. "We got out to a great start and just carried the momentum the whole way through."As…
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McCart leads Hoosick Falls past Johnstown for Section II Class C field hockey title

McCart leads Hoosick Falls past Johnstown for Section II Class C field hockey title

SCHUYLERVILLE — Emma McCart left her imprint on another championship game, and another win for Hoosick Falls over Johnstown.The junior star scored a goal in each of the first three quarters to help the Panthers deny the Lady Bills 3-0 in the Section II Class C field hockey final at Schuylerville High School Sunday afternoon.As an eighth-grader in 2018, McCart delivered the lone goal when Hoosick Falls edged Johnstown 1-0 to secure the area small-school…
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Area squads gear up for Section II championships

Area squads gear up for Section II championships

By Adam Shinder and Paul WagerThe Leader-HeraldSeveral teams from across the Fulton County area will be playing for Section II championships in the coming days.The Mayfield and OESJ boys’ soccer teams both had their championship games, which were originally scheduled for Saturday, postponed into the early part of next week due to forecasted inclement weather.Meanwhile, Johnstown field hockey will be in action this weekend, looking to defend the Section II Class C title it won…
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OESJ edges Northville in Class D semifinal clash

OESJ edges Northville in Class D semifinal clash

GLOVERSVILLE -- In their last three meetings, one goal was all that separated the Northville and Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville girls' soccer teams. With a spot in the Section II Class D championship on the line, the margin remained the same, with the third-seeded Wolves posting a 2-1 victory over the second-seeded Falcons in a Class D semifinal contest at Gloversville High School on Thursday. It was OESJ's sixth straight win and seventh in its last eight…
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