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Tough task stands between Fonda-Fultonville, Section II Class C football title

Tough task stands between Fonda-Fultonville, Section II Class C football title

FONDA — It seems simple, but the task ahead for the Fonda-Fultonville Braves is a mighty one.Want to be Section II Class C football champions? Just win one game — against a team that hasn’t lost to an area opponent in more than two years.That’s what stands in front of Fonda-Fultonville coach Sean Thompson’s team Friday night at 7 p.m. against Schuylerville in the Section II Class C Super Bowl at Lansingburgh High School.The Black…
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Trusting the process has paid off for Gloversville football

Trusting the process has paid off for Gloversville football

GLOVERSVILLE - When Jim Robare took over as coach of the Gloversville football team prior to the 2019 season, he urged his team to trust the process.Three years later, trusting the process has resulted in the Huskies' first shot at a sectional title in 21 years."When coach Robare became our coach my sophomore year, he told us to trust the process and we have for the last three years," Gloversville senior quarterback Garrett Dooling said.…
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Glionna key in Gloversville’s run to Class B title game

Glionna key in Gloversville’s run to Class B title game

GLOVERSVILLE -- With the season on the line, the Gloversville football team put the ball in the hands of its biggest player. As he has all season for the Huskies, Giorgio Glionna delivered. After Dominic Dorman hauled in a touchdown pass to pull Gloversville within 14-13 in its Section II Class B semifinal contest at Schalmont last Friday, Huskies' coach Jim Robare was planning to go for the two-point conversion rather than the tie. However,…
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Gloversville preparing for Class B football title game

Gloversville preparing for Class B football title game

For the first time in 21 years, the Gloversville football team is getting ready to compete for a sectional title. The Huskies earned a spot in Saturday's Section II Class B championship game with a 15-14 victory over Schalmont on Friday. Gloversville (7-3 overall) is slated to face Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk (8-2 overall) on Saturday at Christian Brothers Academy in Colonie at 3 p.m. Despite the unfamiliar territory, Gloversville coach Jim Robare said his team is getting…
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Gloversville football makes big plays late to beat Schalmont, reach Class B Super Bowl

Gloversville football makes big plays late to beat Schalmont, reach Class B Super Bowl

ROTTERDAM — As soon as Gloversville wide receiver Dominic Dorman cradled the 11-yard touchdown pass to his body with 14.7 seconds left in the fourth quarter of Friday’s Section II Class B semifinal against Schalmont, Huskies football coach Jim Robare had already decided to go for a 2-point conversion and the lead.A Schalmont timeout gave Robare a chance to reevaluate. He put the decision in the hands of his seniors.“There was no doubt [we were…
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Abdella, Mayfield boys claim top Class D prizes at Section II Cross Country Championships

Abdella, Mayfield boys claim top Class D prizes at Section II Cross Country Championships

SARATOGA SPRINGS — As he geared down to cross the finish line in victory Friday afternoon, Mayfield cross country runner Cameron Abdella let out a celebratory whoop.It was just the start of the celebration for the Panthers.Not only did Abdella score the individual victory in the boys’ Class D race during Friday’s Section II Cross Country Championships at Saratoga Spa State Park, becoming Mayfield’s first male Section II champion since Nick Munson in 2000, but…
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