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Amsterdam overcomes slow start to top Johnstown in boys’ soccer

Amsterdam overcomes slow start to top Johnstown in boys’ soccer

Photo Caption: Johnstown's Trey Naselli chases down Amsterdam's Brodie McNeil Wednesday. PETER R. BARBER/THE LEADER-HERALD JOHNSTOWN -- With the regular season rapidly coming to a close, the Amsterdam boys' soccer team is looking to regain some of its early-season form. After starting the season 3-1-1, the Rams had dropped six straight matches until posting a 2-1 win over Glens Falls on Monday. --- Help us bring this news to you, check out our subscribe page…
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Lack of available players forces Broadalbin-Perth football to cancel game

Lack of available players forces Broadalbin-Perth football to cancel game

BROADALBIN -- For the second time this season, the numbers game has caught up with the Broadalbin-Perth football team. The Patriots were forced to cancel this week's Class B crossover home game with Lansingburgh. "Between injuries and quarantines, we aren't able to meet the 16-player minimum to play this week's game with Lansingburgh," Broadalbin-Perth athletic director Tucker Gifford said. After starting its season with just 22 players on its varsity roster and no junior varsity team,…
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High Schools: Broadalbin-Perth girls’ soccer falls to Scotia-Glenville 4-0

High Schools: Broadalbin-Perth girls’ soccer falls to Scotia-Glenville 4-0

Rylee O’Connor scored twice to give Scotia-Glenville a 2-0 lead in the first half, and Lucy Crounse headed in two more as the Tartans defeated Broadalbin-Perth 4-0 in Foothills Council girls’ soccer on Tuesday. Sake Luke had two assists for the Tartans, and Kortney Clark made five saves. In Suburban Council girls’ soccer, Shenendehowa scored three straight goals to go up 3-1 and defeated Saratoga Springs 4-2. Sam Torres had a goal and an assist,…
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Broadalbin-Perth boys’ soccer blanks Cobleskill-Richmondville in 12th Pink Out game

Broadalbin-Perth boys’ soccer blanks Cobleskill-Richmondville in 12th Pink Out game

Photo Caption: Broadalbin-Perth’s Sam Rogers (7) shields the ball from Cobleskill-Richmondville’s Thomas McConnelee (19) during Saturday’s 12th annual Robin Blowers Pink Out game at Patriot Field in Broadalbin. PAUL WAGER/THE LEADER-HERALD BROADALBIN — The 12th annual Robin Blowers Pink Out was a success on and off the field Saturday for the Broadalbin-Perth boys' soccer program. On the field, the Patriots improved to 11-1 in Pink Out contests with a 4-0 non-league victory over Cobleskill-Richmondville at Patriot…
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Gloversville football rolls past Broadalbin-Perth, 46-14

Gloversville football rolls past Broadalbin-Perth, 46-14

BROADALBIN -- With both teams coming in after posting wins the week before, it was Gloversville that came away with its second-straight win with a 46-14 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Class B North Division football contest at Patriot Field on Friday. After scoring a total of 13 points in back-to-back losses to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk and Schalmont, the Huskies’ offense has scored 34 and 46 points, respectively, in back-to-back wins over Mohonasen and Broadalbin-Perth. “We took advantage…
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Into the Field: Capital Region Pheasants Forever holds youth hunts

Into the Field: Capital Region Pheasants Forever holds youth hunts

By Stephen George For The Leader-Herald The Capital Region Pheasants Forever Chapter held its annual fundraiser and banquet at the Hales Mills Golf Course in Johnstown on Sept. 18. The sold-out event was attended by 170 people and over $12,000 was raised for local projects. The great thing about Pheasants Forever chapters is the fact that all money raised by the chapter, with the exception of membership fees, stays with the chapter and is used…
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