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Saranac Lake’s Roslyn McClatchie plays intense defense against Ticonderoga’s Delaney Hughes during Wednesday’s game in Saranac Lake. The Red Storm limited Hughes, on the the CVAC’s top scorers, to nine points.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Storm girls power past Sentinels

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake girls basketball team employed a dominating second half to power its way to a 39-24 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory over Ticonderoga on Wednesday. With the contest tied 15-15 at intermission, the Red Storm outscored the Sentinels 13-0 in the ...

Sledders take on St. Moritz ice

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ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — For the first time in 2017, the IBSF World Cup tour will compete outside of Germany, as the Olympia Bobrun in St. Moritz, Switzerland — the only non-refrigerated iced track in the world — will host this weekend’s races. Team USA is coming off a weekend in ...

Chen leads the way at US figure skating championships

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The pain in his hip is gone. All that’s left is a surgical screw and a scar. Nathan Chen hardly thinks about it these days, when he’s gliding over the fresh ice in training or competition. The next big thing in American figure skating doesn’t worry about it ...

United States alpine ski team athletes enjoy a night of bowling Tuesday at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake. From the left are Nick Krause, Kipling Weisel, Sam Morse, Drew Duffy, Erik Arvidsson and River Radamus.
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Skiers spend some down time at Romano’s

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SARANAC LAKE — Six athletes from the United States Ski Team are calling Lake Placid home for the next few days after arriving in the Adirondacks on Tuesday for a training camp that culminates this weekend with two races at Whiteface Mountain in the annual St. Lawrence University Winter ...

Lake Placid hockey clears another CVAC hurdle

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PLATTSBURGH — The Lake Placid boys hockey team came through with a big win Tuesday, defeating Beekmantown 5-4 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House. The matchup featured the two teams that have been on top of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference for the past four ...

Injuries knock skiing stars out of worlds

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GENEVA — Two of skiing’s biggest stars will miss next month’s world championships because of season-ending surgery. Ted Ligety of the United States and Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway — each with five career world titles — both announced in Instagram posts on Tuesday they will now ...

Lake Placid senior Henry McGrew built a sizable lead by powering up the hills at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Monday morning during the first Section VII Invitational. McGrew finished first overall in the race.
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McGrew, Armstrong on top

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LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid seniors Gabby Armstrong and Henry McGrew each crossed the finish line in first place, but the Blue Bombers boys and girls had to settle for second place in the team scoring. On fast conditions Monday morning at Mount Van Hoevenberg, 10 high schools gathered ...

Red Storm sophomore goalie Jaden Gladd pokes the puck away from Larries forward Peyton Felix during the third period of Monday’s game.
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High-flying Larries sink Storm

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SARANAC LAKE — Some people may have had a chance to relax over the three-day holiday weekend, but there was no rest for the Saranac Lake boys hockey team. After traveling to play in two tough games Friday and Saturday at the Norwood-Norfolk tournament, Saranac Lake was back on the ice ...

Segger slides to bronze medal

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  IGLS, Austria — Bronze medals by Brittney Arndt and the doubles team of Dana Kellogg and Duncan Segger headlined the USA Luge effort last weekend at the Junior World Cup meet in Igls, Austria. The up-and-coming athletes of the International Luge Federation (FIL) raced on the track ...

Burke takes 24th in Ruhpolding

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Tim Burke placed 24th as the top American in Sunday’s World Cup biathlon 12.5-kilometer pursuit race in Ruhpolding, Germany. Teammate Lowell Bailey finished 28th. Burke, of Paul Smiths, got off to a great start by cleaning both prone stages to move up to 11th out on the course. ...

USA Luge finishes weekend with pair of fourth places

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SIGULDA, Latvia — USA Luge closed the Sigulda Viessmann World Cup weekend with a pair of fourth-place performances Sunday — Emily Sweeney in a sprint race, as well as the team relay — as both events saw agonizingly close finishes for medals. “I went into this weekend feeling like I ...

Holcomb’s crew records seventh-place finish

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ALTENBERG, Germany — Steven Holcomb and his push crew of Carlo Valdes, Jimmy Reed and Sam Michener once again led Team USA in the four-man bobsled World Cup, this time with a seventh place finish in Winterberg on Sunday. “We wanted to go out and redeem ourselves after (Saturday’s) ...

American Ashley Caldwell celebrates her victory in Saturday’s World Cup aerials competition at the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex in Lake Placid.
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American aerialists feel right at home

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LAKE PLACID — Living and training in Lake Placid as a young freestyle skier has played an integral role in the aerials career of United States Ski Team veteran Ashley Caldwell. And the same could be said for another American, Mac Bohonnon. On Saturday, the two soared their way onto the ...

Meadows paces Red Storm indoor track

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PLATTSBURGH — Jada Meadows placed first in one event and second in another Saturday as the Saranac Lake indoor track and field team traveled to the Plattsburgh State Field House for its second meet of the season. Meadows raced to victory in the 55-meter, recording a time of 7.70 ...

World Cup men’s slalom duel

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WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen’s hot streak in World Cup slalom extended to his fourth win of the season on Sunday, and Marcel Hirscher was runner-up yet again. Defending a first-run lead, Kristoffersen dropped behind Hirscher at the last time check but the Norwegian ...

Morgan Schild flies high through the air during the World Cup moguls competition Friday afternoon at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington. Schild captured a bronze medal in the event.
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Double bronze for Americans on moguls

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WILMINGTON — Americans Morgan Schild and Bradley Wilson each claimed a bronze medal Friday in the World Cup moguls event at Whiteface Mountain after making it through three rounds of competition on the Wilderness trail above Mid-Station. Schild, a 19-year-old from Pittsford, earned the ...

Northwood goalie Mathew Petizian goes airborne into the net after getting taken out by a sliding Michael Shumacher of Shattuck-St. Mary’s during the second period of Friday’s game.
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Northwood win worth the wait

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LAKE PLACID — The Northwood School junior hockey team got the win it’s been wanting for a long time. On Friday at the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink, the Huskies toppled Shattuck-St. Mary’s 4-1, rallying from a one-goal deficit to get the job done. After suffering a string of ...

Players on Northwood’s Junior teams work out on the ice at the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink during a practice session on Tuesday. The Huskies take on Shattuck-St. Mary’s today at 5 p.m. in a Northwood Invitational showdown.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Top Junior talent on display at Northwood Invitational

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LAKE PLACID — Due to format change at this year’s 38th annual Northwood Invitational Hockey Tournament, the host Huskies won’t get the chance to defend the Chris Ferrier Memorial Trophy they won a winter ago as the champions of the event’s top division. Northwood’s Juniors, ...