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Gloversville to face Scotia-Glenville in regular-season finale

Gloversville to face Scotia-Glenville in regular-season finale

 Heading into the final week of the regular-season, the Gloversville football team is looking to build momentum for the postseason.The Huskies will look for their second straight win when they travel to Scotia-Glenville tonight for a 7 p.m. contest at Hitchcock Field.“Every game is important. You want to do the best job you can do and get better at your skill and craft,” coach Robare said. “There are no games we take off. We play…
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Mayfield, Maple Hill to play for Section II boys’ soccer Class C title

Mayfield, Maple Hill to play for Section II boys’ soccer Class C title

TROY - The climb to the Section II title will see the Mayfield boys' soccer team face one final hill.It will be a steep one as the Panthers will face perennial Class C power Maple Hill for this year's crown on Saturday.Mayfield and Maple Hill both punched their tickets to the title game with semifinal victories Wednesday at La Salle Institute.The second-seeded Panthers posted a 4-1 victory over sixth-seeded Middleburgh, while the top-seeded Wildcats notched…
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Mechanicville boys’ soccer outlasts Broadalbin-Perth in OT, advances to Class B final

Mechanicville boys’ soccer outlasts Broadalbin-Perth in OT, advances to Class B final

GLOVERSVILLE — Mechanicville has scored exactly 300 goals over its last two boys’ soccer seasons, but No. 300 was easily the most memorable.For now.Coach Mike Ciulla’s team dominated Wasaren League play during its spring season, running off 15 straight wins, but a league championship was as far as Mechanicville could go with the Section II tournament called off due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.Back on the pitch this fall, Mechanicville picked up right where it…
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Fourth-quarter surge sends Johnstown field hockey back to Class C championship game

Fourth-quarter surge sends Johnstown field hockey back to Class C championship game

JOHNSTOWN — They came in as the No. 1 seed in the Section II Class C tournament, but the Johnstown field hockey team entered Wednesday’s semifinal against Schuylerville having not played a game in 13 days and having gone 20 days since the last time the Lady Bills both won a game and scored a goal.Johnstown coach Christine Krempa, whose team had a bye into the semis, said her team may have felt the effect…
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Fonda-Fultonville football gets inventive with trick-play TD pass

Fonda-Fultonville football gets inventive with trick-play TD pass

There are plenty of trick plays in football, but the one that Fonda-Fultonville dusted off last Friday against Mechanicville was a doozy.It was the kind of play that elicited a simple reaction: “Wait, what?”Up 21-0 in the second quarter of their senior night game, the Braves lined up near midfield. Jackson Cusack went in motion, and took a jet sweep handoff from quarterback Connor Weaver. Cusack then turned and threw a cross-field lateral to Derek…
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Lack of players sidelines B-P football for third straight week

Lack of players sidelines B-P football for third straight week

BROADALBIN — Since it began, the season has been a struggle for the Broadalbin-Perth football team.Unfortunately for the Patriots, those struggles continue.For the third straight week, Broadalbin-Perth will be sidelined by a lack of available players and will forfeit this week's Class B North Division home game with Hudson Falls."It's been an interesting week here. Unfortunately, we will not have enough players to play this week's game," Broadalbin-Perth coach Jim Pelneau said. "However, we are getting…
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