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Annie O’Shea makes her way through the finish ramp during Saturday’s USA Skeleton National Championships at Mount Van Hoevenberg.
(Photo — Jason Hicks-Moriarty)

Antoine, O’Shea add to national title counts

LAKE PLACID — Annie O’Shea and Matt Antoine claimed their respective USA Skeleton National Championships titles at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Saturday. This is O’Shea’s fourth career national title and Antoine’s sixth. “This race was a good mix of veterans and young new athletes ...

Aimee Caligiore, of Lake Placid, takes a shot from the fairway last week in Orlando, Florida.
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Caligiore posts career-best finish

ORLANDO, Florida — Lake Placid’s Aimee Caligiore finished tied for eighth place Wednesday, March 22 in a National Women’s Golf Association tournament at Dubsdread Golf Course in Orlando. Her rounds of 71, 72 and 74 added up to a 7-over-par 217 on a par 70 design that featured tight ...

Red Storm continue hot start to lax season

POTSDAM — The Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team is off to quite a start. On Monday, the Red Storm notched their first Section X league win of the season, and third straight, upending Potsdam 10-7 on the Sandstoners’ field. Coach Dermott Morgan said Monday’s win marked the first time ...

Dunklee, Bailey return home with strong showings

JERICHO, Vermont — Susan Dunklee put a cap on the 2016-17 biathlon season with dominating performances on her home turf. The Barton, Vermont native swept all three women’s events at the U.S. National Championships held over the weekend at the Ethan Allen Biathlon Club in Jericho. Lowell ...

USA Luge veterans Erin Hamlin and Chris Mazdzer enjoy some downtime at the team’s headquarters in Lake Placid following a rainy training session Friday on the track at Mount Van Hoevenberg.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Looking for an Olympic edge

LAKE PLACID — With the next Winter Olympics less than a year away, members of the United States Luge team are putting in a little overtime in Lake Placid, hoping for an edge as they head into next winter. The international competitive season ended nearly a month ago, and tracks around ...

Red Storm lacrosse improves to 2-0

CARTHAGE — The Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team claimed its second win of the season Saturday, topping Indian River 8-6 in non-league action at Carthage High School. Hayden Plank, a Lake Placid sophomore, led the way with four goals as the Red Storm improved to 2-0. DJ Morgan chipped in ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Baylee Annis

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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 ...