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DiCaprio, Neff lead Braves to season-opening win

DiCaprio, Neff lead Braves to season-opening win

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Braves used a solid running game to shake off a slow start to post a 40-14 Class C North victory Saturday at John G. Boshart Field at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Junior running back Giovanni “Bonnz” DiCaprio rushed the ball 11 times for 139 yards and three touchdowns. Garrett caught five passes for 90 yard and two touchdowns to go with nine tackles on defense. Junior quarterback Connor Weaver completed 8 of…
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Sir Bills fall to Schuylerville in Foothills Council contest

Sir Bills fall to Schuylerville in Foothills Council contest

JOHNSTOWN — Coming into Saturday’s contest, the Johnstown and Schuylerville boys soccer teams were still seeking their first win of the Fall II season. The Black Horses snapped their season-opening, three-game losing streak with a 13-1 victory over the Sir Bills in a Foothills Council contest at Knox Field. “We’ve had a rough start to the season. We’re still figuring things out,” Schuylerville coach Dave Gauci said. “We’re getting healthier and we’re headed in the…
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Johnstown drops overtime decision to Black Horses

Johnstown drops overtime decision to Black Horses

JOHNSTOWN — After a back-and-forth battle, the Johnstown girls soccer team came out on the wrong end of an overtime loss to Schuylerville on Saturday. The Lady Bills dropped a 2-1 decision to the Black Horses in a Foothills Council contest at Knox Field. “We were just unlucky today,” Johnstown coach Erica Fitzpatrick said. “It was an even game. They just got the goal they needed in overtime.” Having lost its last two contests by…
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Goodemote records assist in Sage win

ALBANY — Russell Sage College’s men’s soccer team opened the new season on Thursday night hosting Nazareth College in an Empire 8 contest. The game went to overtime as the Gators earned the 2-1 win on a golden goal by senior defender Nathan Ficht (Poughkeepsie/Spackenkill) just 1:42 into the overtime period. The goal was the first of his career for Ficht as he helped the Gators a 1-0 mark on the young season. Nazareth drops to…
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Dolgeville girls lose to Frankfort, 54-52

DOLGEVILLE — Skye Simmons scored 14 points to lead Frankfort-Schuyler to a 54-52 victory over Dolgeville in a Center State Conference girls basketball game Friday. Hannah Banas and Steph Guseva each had 13 points for the Maroon Knights. Kerisa VanOlst scored 25 points to lead Dolgeville (0-9 overall), while Lexy Morse added 11 points. Frankfort-Schuyler 54, Dolgeville 52 Frankfort-Schuyler 18 11 11 14 — 54 Dolgeville 13 9 18 12 — 52 Frankfort-Schuyler Munch 2-0-6,…
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Galway boys top Middleburgh, 4-2

COLONIE — Charlie Clarke finished with a goal and two assists to help Galway post a 4-2 victory over Middleburgh in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest at Afrim’s Sports Complex. It was the season opener for both teams. Braden Boudreau and Rowan Smith each had a goal and an assist for the Golden Eagles. Andrew Johns and Brendan Ryan scored for Middleburgh. Henry Flint made nine saves for Galway (1-0 overall), while Ian…
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