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Saranac Lake defender Jacob Adams and Plattsburgh’s Aidan Vogl battle for possession along the Red Storm’s end line during the second half of Thursday’s game at Schroeter’s Field. The Hornets netted an early goal and scored one more late to escape with a 2-0 victory in a competitive matchup.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Hornets escape Storm surge

SARANAC LAKE — It took Plattsburgh’s Andrew Follmer less that five minutes to score what turned out to be the game-winning goal against Saranac Lake in Thursday’s battle for second place in the Northern Soccer League Division I standings. But the Hornets couldn’t come close to ...

Junior Aiden Amell, a two-way starter, is among the Lumberjacks who are returning to the lineup for Saturday’s game against Potsdam after recovering from injuries.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Local football teams face big challenges

TUPPER LAKE — Tough to believe, but when this weekend is over, the regular season for North Country high school football will be past the halfway point. Both local squads will play at home on Saturday, and the challenge for Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake will be nothing short of ...

Red Storm spikers fall in five

CHAMPLAIN — The Saranac Lake volleyball team went the distance against Northeastern Clinton on Thursday, but had to settle for a 3-2 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference loss. NCCS took a 2-1 lead after winning the third game, before the Red Storm rallied in the fourth with a narrow 26-24 ...

Lake Placid’s Natalie Tavares and Seton Catholic’s Sydney Falb battle for possession during Wednesday’s match at the North Elba athletic fields in Lake Placid.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Knights capitalize against Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Making mistakes and giving up corner kicks against a quality opponent can be costly. The Lake Placid girls soccer team found that out the hard way Wednesday in a 4-2 loss to Seton Catholic. The Knights scored twice off miscues by the Lake Placid defense and notched two ...

Members of North Country Community College men’s hockey team celebrate after winning a national championship in 1995.
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NCCC to induct first Hall of Fame class

SARANAC LAKE — An Olympic gold medalist, a top NCAA basketball official and the members of four national championship teams are among more than 130 people who will be inducted into North Country Community College’s new Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday at the Harrietstown Town ...

Slider Search recruitment season concludes in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The White Castle USA Luge Slider Search tour will make its final stop of the summer and fall recruitment season today from 5 to 7 p.m. on Recycle Circle, located off Cascade Road. Guided by U.S. Olympic and national team coaches and athletes, participants between the ages of ...

Lake Placid senior Scott Schulz leads a pack of runners during the first lap of Tuesday’s cross country race at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Schulz takes sting out of dual meet field

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid cross country team continued its winning ways Tuesday, besting several local schools in a four-way dual meet at the Mount Van Hoevenberg biathlon course. With the sun blazing down, the Blue Bombers went one-two-three in the boys’ race, while the girls ...

Red Storm runners improve to 8-0

TICONDEROGA — The Saranac Lake boys cross country team stayed at the top of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference heap, posting three wins Tuesday in Ticonderoga to improve to 8-0 in the league. Saranac Lake defeated Saranac Central, Schroon Lake and Ticonderoga in the ...

Rangers to stop in Placid

LAKE PLACID — The NHL’s New York Rangers are coming to Lake Placid for a team-building getaway Monday, Oct. 2 that will include on-ice practice and other motivational exercises. The public is welcome to watch the practice for free at the Olympic Center’s USA Rink from 10 a.m. to noon. ...

Josh Kirby fires an approach shot during Sunday’s final round in the 53rd annual Craig Wood-Ray Randall golf tournament.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Record round carries Kirby

LAKE PLACID — On very rare occasions, good golfers can have one of those memorable rounds where practically everything goes right. Josh Kirby had a day like that over the weekend in the 53rd annual Craig Wood-Ray Randall golf tournament. Kirby started off the two-day tournament ...

Bruce Kennedy and Yvon Ranger (boat 187) came from Plattsburgh and Ontario to participate in the Adirondack Canoe Classic. Boat 93, Kathleen McNamee and Dan Havens, came from Virginia.
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Adirondack Canoe Classic Full Results

Adirondack Canoe Classic “90-Miler” Friday, Sept. 8 to Sunday, Sept. 10 Results OPEN TOURING Name (hometown) DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 TOTAL George Bellerose (Weybridge VT) 7:03:06 5:26:55 3:53:22 16:23:23 Robert Hayes (Albany) DNF DNS DNS —— Willie Janeway ...

Pats rally through Red Storm

SARANAC LAKE — A one-goal lead didn’t hold up for the Saranac Lake girls soccer team Monday as visiting AuSable Valley rallied to a 3-2 victory over the Red Storm at Schroeter’s Field. Junior Grace Clark lifted Saranac Lake to a 1-0 edge with a goal just 5:51 into the contest, but the ...

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NHL’s New York Rangers to practice in Lake Placid Oct. 2

LAKE PLACID — The NHL's New York Rangers are coming to Lake Placid for a teambuilding get-away Monday, Oct. 2 and the public is welcome to watch them for free from 10 a.m. to noon at the Olympic Center's USA Rink. Space is limited. The Rangers kick off their season, Thursday, Oct. 5, ...

Saranac Lake running back Jarrett Ashton has his helmet knocked off by Peru defender Robert Reynolds during the first half of Saturday’s game. Ashton was stopped on the play for a safety, but the senior had another sensational outing to lead the Red Storm to a 32-9 victory.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Storm grab first victory

PERU — After giving up tons of yards in two losses to begin the season, the Saranac Lake football team came up with an impressive defensive performance on the road Saturday against Peru. And the Red Storm’s offense had a pretty good day too. In a matchup between two teams looking for ...

Bob Tebo finishes off his swim leg in his hometown during the 2016 Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon. A week ago, Tebo took first place in his age group at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
(Enterprise file photo — Lou Reuter)

On top of the world

TUPPER LAKE — Last week’s trip to Tennessee to compete in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships was full of surprises for Bob Tebo. And the most unexpected thing of all that happened to the Tupper Lake resident couldn’t have been more wonderful. The 70-year-old who didn’t even ...

Saranac Lake’s Danielle Gonyea spins to watch teammate Marissa Gibbs make a play on the ball during Thursday’s match against Lake Placid. Following the play on the other side of the net is Blue Bombers senior Laurel Miller.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Storm sweeps Blue Bombers to stay unbeaten

LAKE PLACID — After losing all but two players from a year ago to graduation, the Saranac Lake volleyball team appears to have done an impressive job reloading its roster — at least in the early going. Three matches into the season, the Saranac Lake volleyball team owns a 3-0 record in ...

Tupper Lake lineman Ben Lanthier talks to team trainer Lisa Brown on the sidelines during the Lumberjacks’ home football game Friday night against St. Lawrence Central. Lanthier, who suffered a thumb injury, is one of eight Lumberjacks who were hurt in the matchup and aren’t eligible to play in Saturday’s upcoming game against Massena, which was canceled.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Eight injuries force Lumberjacks to forfeit Saturday’s game

TUPPER LAKE — For the first time at least in recent memory, and maybe ever, the Tupper Lake football team will forfeit a game this weekend. State rules require that a minimum of 16 players must be dressed on the sideline, and the Lumberjacks only have 15 eligible heading into Saturday’s ...

Saranac Lake’s Owen Yando winds up for a shot while LJ Nuzzo closes in on defense during Wednesday’s game at Schroeter’s Field.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Peru deals Saranac Lake first loss

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys soccer team ran into an opponent that was solid from the back line to the front in Wednesday’s match at Schroeter’s Field. The foe was Peru, and the Indians turned out to be too tough to solve as they dealt the Red Storm a 3-0 shutout ...

Tupper Lake lineman Ben Lanthier talks to team trainer Lisa Brown on the sidelines during the Lumberjacks’ home football game Friday night against St. Lawrence Central. Lanthier, who suffered a thumb injury, is one of eight Lumberjacks who were hurt in the matchup and aren’t eligible to play in Saturday’s upcoming game against Massena, which was canceled.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Injuries force ‘Jacks to forfeit this weekend’s football game

TUPPER LAKE — For the first time at least in recent memory, and maybe ever, the Tupper Lake football team will forfeit a game this weekend. State rules require that a minimum of 16 players must be dressed on the sideline, and the Lumberjacks only have 15 eligible heading into Saturday’s ...