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Lake Placid senior Kamm Cassidy was named as the CVAC most valuable player as a goaltender. He was also first team all-conference and second team all-state.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Cassidy tops list of Bombers’ all-stars

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid hockey team didn’t have a deep bench again when it headed into the recently completed high school hockey season. But skating with just a pair of forward lines and two sets of defensemen, the Blue Bombers certainly got the best out of the small roster that ...

Bailey back in US for national championships

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World champion biathlete Lowell Bailey will put his talents on display this weekend at the U.S. Biathlon National Championships in Jericho, Vermont. Bailey, of Lake Placid, had a career season on the World Cup tour. The three-time Olympian became the first American to win a biathlon world ...

Fantasy camp with 1980 hockey gold medalists starts Sunday

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LAKE PLACID — Fourteen of the 19 remaining 1980 USA Hockey team players will be back in Lake Placid Sunday through Wednesday to participate in the third annual Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp. Fifty-six campers are scheduled to participate in the four-day event at the Lake Placid Olympic ...

South Korea’s ringers sing their way onto Olympic team

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MOSCOW (AP) — To earn a place on South Korea’s team for next year’s Olympics, you may need to brush up on your singing. A rendition of the national anthem in front of immigration officials is a daunting but necessary hurdle faced by the many foreign-born athletes seeking to represent ...

USA Hockey postpones women’s camp

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USA Hockey has postponed the start of the women’s national team’s world championship training camp amid an ongoing wage dispute. USA Hockey said the camp originally scheduled to begin Wednesday in Traverse City, Michigan, won’t happen. The organization “anticipates” a ...

Russia announces 3 more disqualified for doping

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MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 Olympics after failing doping retests, the country’s track federation said. Hammer throwers Maria Bespalova and Gulfiya Khanafeeva, and triple jumper Viktoria Valyukevich were all disqualified. None of them were ...

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SL’s Annis seeking her shot at big-time rugby

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SARANAC LAKE — The NFL has its Super Bowl. The NHL has the Stanley Cup. And for tennis, it might be Wimbledon. When it comes to women’s rugby, the World Cup is as big as it gets. The competition takes place just once every four years. In August, Ireland will play host to the 2017 ...

Mike Pratt smiles at an ORDA board meeting in December 2016. (Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero)

ORDA board appoints Pratt as permanent CEO

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LAKE PLACID — At Tuesday’s regularly scheduled state Olympic Regional Development Authority board meeting, the state authority appointed interim president and CEO Mike Pratt permanently and reported positive financial numbers versus last year’s dismal winter. The board hired Pratt as ...

Lowell Bailey takes aim during the World Cup biathlon mass start Sunday in Oslo, Norway.
(Photo — US Biathlon/Nordic Focus)

Bailey wraps up dream season

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OSLO, Norway — Lowell Bailey capped off a historic World Cup biathlon season Sunday with a 15th-place finish in the 15-kilometer mass start. Bailey, a Lake Placid resident, became the first American to win an IBU world championship title in February and then added two silver medals at ...

American sledders take title

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Jamie Greubel Poser teamed with Aja Evans to claim her second World Cup win of the season Saturday to secure the overall World Cup title by 14 points on the 2018 Olympic track in Pyeongchang. Elana Meyers Taylor teamed with Lolo Jones for the silver medal to ...

Nina Armstrong, of Lake Placid, leads Lucy Hochschartner out of the tunnel during the Loppet’s 50-kilometer classic race Saturday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Armstrong finished second overall with a time of 3:27:30.5, while Hochschartner was third in 3:27:31.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Loppet worth the wait

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LAKE PLACID — If there’s a lesson to be learned from Saturday’s Lake Placid Loppet, it’s that good things come to those who wait. The Loppet was postponed back in February when unseasonably warm weather and rain forced the race to be moved back. Then last week, winter storm Stella ...

Harvard captain and top scorer Alexander Kerfoot celebrates with the Whitelaw Cup along with teammates following the Crimson’s 4-1 victory over Cornell in Saturday’s ECAC men’s ice hockey championship game at the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Harvard takes care of business

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LAKE PLACID — There wasn’t the usual tradition of sticks, gloves and helmets flying jubilantly into the air Saturday when Harvard conquered Cornell to claim the ECAC crown at the Olympic Center. With a 10th ECAC men’s ice hockey title in their hands, it seemed like the Crimson had ...

Local man completes Iditarod

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Peter Reuter accomplished what was nearly a life-long dream when he crossed the finish line Saturday in the 45th Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska. The 54-year-old who lives in both Alaska and Bloomingdale was the 63rd finisher to reach the “Burled Arch” in Nome, Alaska. After ...

Plattsburgh, Clarkson crowned champions

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ADRIAN, Michgan — Plattsburgh State women’s ice hockey senior Erin Brand scored 10:34 into overtime as the the top-ranked Cardinals captured their fourth straight — sixth overall — NCAA Division III women’s ice hockey national championship with a 4-3 win over No. 2 Adrian College. ...

Harvard goalie Merrick Madsen makes a pad save during the third period of Friday’s ECAC semifinal game against Quinnipiac at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. Madsen recorded 25 saves to pace the Crimson defense, and teammate Sean Malone netted a hat trick as Harvard defeated the Bobcats 4-1 to advance to tonight’s championship game against Cornell.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Harvard, Cornell reach ECAC hockey final

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LAKE PLACID — Tonight’s title game in the ECAC Men’s Ice Hockey Championship will be an all Ivy League final, as Harvard and Cornell claimed victories Friday in semifinal action at the Olympic Center. Both teams won by identical 4-1 scores, with Harvard knocking off Quinnipiac in the ...

Bailey takes 44th in Oslo World Cup

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Lowell Bailey placed 44th in the 10-kilometer World Cup biathlon sprint race Friday in Oslo, Norway to earn a spot in today’s pursuit. The Lake Placid resident shot cleanly in the prone position but struggled in standing with three misses. Bailey finished 1 minute, 51.6 seconds behind ...