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Red Storm boys utilize pack mentality

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys cross country running team had a plan to run as a group during a home meet Tuesday afternoon. And that plan paid off as the Red Storm claimed most of the top-10 slots. Anderson Gray led the field across the finish line with a time of 17 minutes, 58 ...

Izzo eclipses 17-minute mark

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LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid senior Jesse Izzo set a course record at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Tuesday with a time of 16 minutes, 56 seconds to pace the Blue Blue Bombers to two dual meet victories. Moriah/Westport’s Logan VanBuren wasn’t far behind Izzo, crossing the line in 17:01, and ...

Mazdzer returns to the ice in Lillehammer

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LAKE PLACID — Olympic silver medalist Chris Mazdzer will lead the USA Luge National Team back to the ice for fall training on Oct. 1 when the group opens its preseason campaign in Lillehammer, Norway. It’s the start of a seven-week run to the opening of the Viessmann World Cup season in ...

Norton, Barry capture wins at Craig Wood

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LAKE PLACID — For the second year in a row, the annual Craig Wood/Ray Randall Invitational Golf Tournament has been held a week later in the late summer after the Lake Placid Ironman 70.3 triathlon has taken over the weekend the tourney has traditionally been held on for decades. And ...

Bombers in the win column

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid volleyball team picked up its first win of the season Monday night with a 3-1 victory over Northeastern Clinton. The Blue Bombers lost the first game 25-20, but rallied to sweep the next three by scores of 25-17, 25-22 and 27-25. “This was a great ...

Red Storm turn the tide

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SARANAC LAKE — It took Saranac Lake’s football team two games, two quarters and more than five minutes of another period to score its first points of the season. And once the Red Storm finally reached the end zone in the third quarter of Saturday’s matchup against AuSable Valley, they ...

Saranac Lake boys race to title

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PLATTSBURGH — James Catania placed second overall and Saranac Lake teammate Anderson Gray took third Saturday to lead the Red Storm boys to the team championship at the Section VII Cross Country Invitational at SUNY Plattsburgh. The Saranac Lake boys won the title with 35 points, ...

Tupper hangs with Rebels in 8-man opener

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TUPPER LAKE — Playing for the first time as an 8-man football team, Tupper Lake finally got one thing it wanted. On Friday in their season-opener in Section III’s 8-man league, the Lumberjacks found themselves in a competitive matchup for the first time in a long, long time. Tupper ...

Golfing for a good cause

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LAKE PLACID — On a beautiful summer day in late July, the 23rd annual Adirondack Health Foundation Golf Tournament drew a crowd of 130 golfers and raised $26,000 for the Future of Care Campaign. Golfers spread out over the Lake Placid Club’s Links and Mountain courses. On the Links ...

First look at 8-man football

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TUPPER LAKE — The lights on the Frank Tice Field kicked on as the sun lit up the mountains behind two lines of eight high school boys, geared up and ready to rumble. The North Country entered the world of eight-man football. In the past few years, the Tupper Lake high school team has ...

American wins under-23 women’s triathlon title

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GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — A strong bike segment from Taylor Knibb gave the American the under-23 women’s world triathlon title on Friday, beating Cassandre Beaugrand of France by more than a minute. Knibb, from Washington, D.C., finished in 1 hour, 53 minutes, 47 seconds for the ...

Red Storm sweep past rival

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake volleyball team earned a sweep at home Thursday, blanking rival Lake Placid 3-0 in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. The match pitted the veteran but still young Red Storm against the rebuilding Blue Bombers, and except for the early stages of ...

Tupper’s 8-man era begins

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SARANAC LAKE — After enduring two shutout losses, Saranac Lake’s football team will look to put a solid performance together when it plays for the first time at home and its third game of the season on Saturday at home against AuSable Valley. And after a lengthy preseason, Tupper ...

Red Storm girls improve to 2-0

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SARANAC LAKE — Grace Clark scored in the first half and Kylee Clark connected in the second as the Saranac Lake girls soccer team beat AuSable Valley 2-0 on Thursday. It was the second win in two tries this season for the Red Storm, who were winless last year. Mecalyn Sousa made 15 ...

Barfly celebrates 40th year

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LAKE PLACID — The annual Barfly golf tournament reached a milestone, as the event was held for the 40th year on Tuesday. The two-person scramble was held at the Lake Placid Resort’s par-70 Mountain Course, and two golfers who hadn’t competed in the tournament for many years came ...

Calgary interested in bidding for 2026 Winter Olympics

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Calgary is considering a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, with the cost of the games estimated at $5.23 billion. Calgary voters will decide on Nov. 13 whether they want to host the games. Calgary 2026 bid corporation chief executive officer Mary Moran told the ...

’Jacks back on home turf

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake cross country running team hasn’t hosted a meet in two years, and despite falling to Governeur and Canton, there is hope for the season. Tupper Lake wasn’t able to host any meets last year due to construction at L.P. Quinn Elementary School, and while ...

Red Storm runners stay ahead

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CADYVILLE — The Saranac Lake boys cross country team had another strong day on the trails Tuesday, securing victories over Seton Catholic and Beekmantown to improve to 5-0 on the season. The Red Storm girls defeated Beekmantown 15-50 and lost 28-29 against Seton Catholic for a season ...

Adirondack Canoe Classic – Full Results

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Three-day, 90-mile race from Old Forge to Saranac Lake Friday through Sunday Results OPEN TOURING DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 TOTAL Nicholas Carrier, Randall Wehrung (Sherrill) DNS DNS DNS XX George Bellerose (Weybridge VT) 6:45:02 6:20:04 4:25:58 17:31:04 Trevor Noonan, Tacy ...