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Patriots top Sir Bills after three-week layoff

Patriots top Sir Bills after three-week layoff

BROADALBIN -- Taking the field for the first time in nearly a month, the Broadalbin-Perth football team showed little sign of rust.The Patriots rolled to a 41-14 victory over Johnstown in a crossover contest at Patriot Field on Thursday."We're in a much different spot than we were a month ago," Broadalbin-Perth coach Jim Pelneau said. "This was a good way to end the season, especially for our six seniors. They stuck it out in a…
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Fonda-Fultonville girls’ volleyball sweeps Saratoga Catholic in Class C semifinals

Fonda-Fultonville girls’ volleyball sweeps Saratoga Catholic in Class C semifinals

GLOVERSVILLE -- Having come up short in its three previous trips to the Section II finals, the Fonda-Fultonville girls' volleyball team earned another shot at a title Wednesday.The top-seeded Lady Braves posted a 3-0 victory over fourth-seeded Saratoga Catholic, winning by scores of 25-9, 25-15 and 25-16 in a Class C semifinal match at Gloversville High School."The girls are so excited to keep going," first-year Fonda-Fultonville coach Miranda Nethaway said. "They're eager for another chance to win…
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Mayfield gets past Chatham to reach Class C girls’ volleyball final

Mayfield gets past Chatham to reach Class C girls’ volleyball final

GLOVERSVILLE -- In her first season as head coach, Mayfield’s Brynn Hlozansky will have an opportunity to claim a sectional title.Hlozansky’s second-seeded team posted a 3-1 victory over third-seeded Chatham in a Section II Class C semifinal match Wednesday at Gloversville High School. Mayfield won by scores of 25-19, 24-26, 25-20 and 25-23.“We came in with a goal in mind and we knew that they would be coming for us,” Hlozansky said. “They’re a great…
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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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