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Gloversville football drops Lansingburgh for second road win of the year

Gloversville football drops Lansingburgh for second road win of the year

By Stan Hudy The Leader-Herald TROY — The Gloversville football squad has already proven in the first two weeks of the season that they are road warriors. The Huskies (2-0) earned a 21-14 road victory at Lansingburgh Friday night in Class B action, one week after winning on the road at rival Johnstown, 34-0, last week. “We’ve got kids that can play,” Gloversville coach Jim Robare said. “They played hard defensive. We bent, but we…
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Perry Lanes, last alley in Johnstown, closing

Perry Lanes, last alley in Johnstown, closing

BY BOB WEINER For The Leader-Herald Perry Lanes, the last bowling center in Johnstown and one of only three remaining in Fulton County, has closed its doors just as the 2021-2022 season was about to open. Manager Chris Rider, who ran the 32-lane center at 1 Maple Ave. for the last five years, including the previous two with his brother, Dan, as his lone employee, said he was informed of the abrupt decision by owner…
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Gloversville rolls to 10-1 boys’ soccer victory over Johnstown

Gloversville rolls to 10-1 boys’ soccer victory over Johnstown

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN -- With a senior-laden lineup, the Gloversville boys soccer team is looking to make some noise this season. The Dragons made plenty Thursday, scoring 10 times in a 10-1 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council boys' soccer contest at Johnstown High School. James Collar finished with four goals and an assist for the Dragons, while Tommy Kluska had a two goals and three assists. Jordan Yanno registered a…
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Johnstown girls’ soccer overcomes slow start to top Gloversville

Johnstown girls’ soccer overcomes slow start to top Gloversville

By PAUl WAGER THE LEADER-HERALD JOHNSTOWN -- After losing starting goalie Jordyn Tarbox to an injury, the Johnstown girls soccer team turned to senior Roslyn Chapin to fill the role. Chapin played well in her debut, making four saves as the Lady Bills rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to post a 4-1 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council contest at Johnstown High School. "We have one of our better field players playing in…
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Broadalbin-Perth football looking forward to finally taking the field

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald BROADALBIN -- ​​​After sitting out Week 0 due to a lack of players, the Broadalbin-Perth football team will return to action this week. The Patriots are slated to travel to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk on Friday for a 7 p.m. Class B crosscover contest. "It was a let down to not play for sure, but it is unfortunately the reality we are living in here right now," Broadalbin-Perth coach Jim Pelneau said. "We…
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Mayfield sweeps Johnstown in Hlozansky’s debut

Mayfield sweeps Johnstown in Hlozansky’s debut

By PAUL WAGER The Leader-Herald MAYFIELD - As debuts go, one couldn't ask for a better one than first-year Mayfield volleyball coach Brynn Hlozansky had Wednesday. Taking over for longtime coach Eileen Rovito, Hlozansky watched her squad roll to a 3-0 non-league victory over Johnstown at Rovito Gymnasium. The Panthers won by scores of 25-7, 25-19 and 25-10. "My team left me speechless tonight," said Hlozansky, who is a 2012 Johnstown graduate. "We played really…
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