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Our Olympians

January 23, 2014 Except for Lake Placid alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht, whose status won’t be announced until Sunday, our list of Adirondack Olympians is now complete. more »»

Olympic send-off planned in Saranac Lake

January 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — The village is planning a celebration to send off the area’s Olympians. more »»

Demong will compete in his fifth Olympic Games

January 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — No surprise, but it’s official. Billy Demong was named to his fifth United States Olympic team in a press conference Wednesday. more »»

Frenette gets second turn at Olympics

January 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake ski jumper Peter Frenette will be going to his second Winter Olympics. The 21-year-old was nominated Wednesday to the U.S. more »»

Small hockey nations still have Olympic dreams

January 23, 2014 Anze Kopitar knows Slovenia isn’t likely to see the medal podium at its first Olympic hockey tournament. Jonas Hiller is only slightly more optimistic about Switzerland’s chances. more »»

US Ski team suit features national anthem theme

January 23, 2014 BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The competition uniforms for the U.S. alpine ski team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi will feature a national anthem-inspired theme. more »»

Cook makes third Olympics

January 22, 2014 Freestyle skier Emily Cook is going to her third Olympics after landing a spot on the U.S. team on Tuesday. The 34-year-old aerialist finished 19th at the 2010 Games and 11th in 2006. more »»

'Chinese Air Force' breezes to podium in Lake Placid

January 20, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Freestyle skiers from China departed the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex Saturday with loads of hardware after the final World Cup aerials event of the season. more »»

Bailey climbs to 12th place in World Cup pursuit

January 20, 2014 Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid turned in the fifth-best time of the day Saturday to lock up a 12th-place finish in the 12.5-kilometer World Cup biathlon pursuit race in Antholz-Anterselva, Italy. more »»

Bailey races to 19th-place finish

January 18, 2014 Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid posted a 19th-place finish in Friday’s 10-kilometer World Cup biathlon race in Antholz, Italy. Bailey completed the course in 25 minutes, 55.1 second. more »»

Dunklee just misses podium

January 17, 2014 Susan Dunklee turned in a personal best fourth-place finish and Annelies Cook of Saranac Lake placed 70th at Thursday’s 7.5-kilometer World Cup biathlon race in Antholz-Anterselva, Italy. more »»

Canadians sweep moguls gold

January 16, 2014 WILMINGTON — As the defending women’s Olympic moguls champion and the owner of a previous winning streak that stretched to 16 races, Hannah Kearney isn’t used to coming in second place — or third,... more »»

Winter Olympic Memories & Memorabilia show set for Friday

January 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Residents and visitors can relive the 1980 Olympic Winter Games during the Winter Games Memories & Memorabilia event Friday, Jan. 17 at the High Peaks Resort. more »»

Shiffrin flashes slalom dominance in Austria

January 15, 2014 FLACHAU, Austria — American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the best slalom skier in the women’s World Cup on Tuesday, winning a night race just 38 days before the same event at the... more »»

U.S. rakes in gold at NA Cup finale

January 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — United States bobsled and skeleton athletes collected eight medals in the North American Cup season finale Wednesday through Sunday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Demong turns in solid World Cup finishes

January 13, 2014 CHAUX NEUVE, France — Billy Demong had two solid performances over the weekend but finished out of the medals at nordic combined World Cup competitions. more »»

Bailey getting back on track

January 13, 2014 RUHPOLDING, Germany — Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid turned in two top-25 finishes at the World Cup biathlon event here this weekend. more »»

Nursing ankle injury, Mazdzer finishes 18th at Oberhof

January 13, 2014 OBERHOF, Germany — Chris Mazdzer of Saranac Lake fought through the effects of an ankle injury to post an 18th-place finish Sunday in a men’s World Cup luge race in Oberhof. more »»

Frenette jumps in Austria

January 13, 2014 TAUPLITZ, Austria (AP) — Peter Prevc of Slovenia won the second and last World Cup ski flying event of the season Sunday to earn the crystal globe in the disciplin. more »»

Behind the podium

January 11, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Fifteen minutes earlier, Doug Haney was feeding his 2-year-old daughter breakfast at their house on Old Lake Colby Road. Now the chief press officer for the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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