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’Jacks run past Sandstoners

TUPPER LAKE - Playing for the final time at home, and with a postseason matchup looming in two weeks, the Tupper Lake football team turned in a physical effort Friday to claim a 22-12 victory over Potsdam.On offense, the game turned out to be a showdown of running backs, as Tupper Lake's ...

Lumberjacks prep for playoffs

TUPPER LAKE - Head coach Dennis Klossner said his Tupper Lake football team was on a roller coaster ride during the Section X regular season.With a postseason game looming in two weeks, Klossner hopes to see the Lumberjacks play consistent football from start to finish when they host winless ...

Bombers dropped by Patriots

CHAZY - The Lake Placid girls soccer season came to an end Thursday night with a 3-0 loss to AuSable Valley in the semifinal round of the Section VII, Class C tournament.The Patriots scored a goal in the first half and added two more in the second to secure the victory. Lake Placid's offense ...

Lumberjacks win regular season finale

TUPPER LAKE - Tupper Lake's volleyball squad seized a victory over Brushton-Moira Wednesday night in the last match of the regular season.The Lumberjacks lost the third set of the match 25-23 before coming back to beat the Panthers 25-15 in the fourth.All four games started the same way, with ...

Storm drop close one to NCCS

CHAMPLAIN - The Saranac Lake boys soccer team took third-seeded Northeastern Clinton to the limit Wednesday in the quarterfinal round of the Section VII, Class B tournament.The Red Storm defense limited the third-seeded Cougars all game, until Nick Duffy broke through with the game-winner with ...

Saints sweep Clinton in finale

SARANAC LAKE - The North Country Community College women's and men's soccer teams earned a sweep at home in a doubleheader Tuesday to end the regular season.In a North Country soccer rivalry, the Saints claimed wins over visiting Clinton Community. NCCC's women, who will be moving into the ...

Saranac Lake falls in quarterfinals

SARANAC - The Saranac Lake girls soccer team's upset bid fell just short Tuesday as the Red Storm lost 1-0 to Saranac in the Section VII, Class B quarterfinals.The teams battled to a scoreless tie until the 25th minute of the second half when Skye O'Connell connected for the game's only goal on ...

Red Storm runners win on home course

SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake boys and girls cross country teams both ran off with victories Tuesday afternoon.Saranac Lake's girls had five runners in the top 10, which generated commanding wins against Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake and Peru.The first half of the race was led by the Red Storm's ...

Snow falls on selection races

LAKE PLACID - The first snowfall of the year welcomed the USA Bobsled Team at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Saturday for the first national team selection race of the season.Jamie Greubel Poser teamed with Lauren Gibbs to kick start the season with a win in the women's race, while Steven Holcomb and ...

Eagles silence Storm in OT

SARANAC LAKE - For the first 47 minutes of Saturday's game at Ken Wilson Field, Saranac Lake was able hold Beekmantown off the scoreboard in a contest that saw both offenses struggle all afternoon.But as they clung to a 6-0 lead in a defensive struggle, the Red Storm gave up two big plays as ...

LP claims cross country crown

The Lake Placid boys cross country team won the Division I Burnt Hills Invitational on Saturday.Karl Schulz led the pack for the Blue Bombers with a sixth place finish of 16 minutes, 7.34 seconds. Teammates Henry McGrew and Scott Schulz place 11th and 12th overall in 16:25.47 and 16:44.80, ...

Well-balanced OFA sacks ’Jacks

OGDENSBURG - The Tupper Lake football team came up with some of its longest scoring plays of the year in Friday's road game against Ogdensburg.But the Blue Devils turned in a lot more scoring plays in claiming a 59-26 victory over the Lumberjacks in Section X action.Seven different players ...

Hornets sweep LP spikers

PLATTSBURGH - The Lake Placid volleyball team was swept 3-0 by Plattsburgh Thursday, but the contest was a lot closer than the final score showed.After taking the Hornets to five games before falling the last time the teams met, the Blue Bombers dropped three straight contests the second time ...

SL girls fall on senior day

SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake girls soccer team played a solid first half in its final home game of the season Thursday, but AuSable Valley took over after intermission, scoring three goals to claim a 3-0 victory over the Red Storm.The teams played a scoreless first half, and Addy Strong put ...

NCCC women blank Clinton

PLATTSBURGH - The North Country Community College womens soccer team scored four times in the second half to pull away to a 5-0 road victory over Clinton on Thursday.Freshman Chloe Parker netted two goals, including the lone score of the opening half to lead the Saints. Karlee Deaver, Sarah ...

’Jacks, Red Storm wrap up regular season

SARANAC LAKE - It's the final weekend of the regular season for football teams in Section X and Section VII. Coming off its first victory of the year, Tupper Lake kicks off the action tonight on the road at Ogdensburg in Section X play, and Saranac Lake hosts Beekmantown Saturday on the final ...

Try hockey for free on Sunday

SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake Pee Wee Hockey Association is hoping for a good turnout at its first-ever Try Hockey Free Day, set to take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Saranac Lake Civic Center.USA Hockey will be on hand with a trailer full of hockey equipment, including skates and ...

Lumberjacks pressure Massena

TUPPER LAKE - The Tupper Lake girls soccer team took a homefield loss to Massena on Wednesday night, but they didn't go down without a fight.The game ended 4-1, with Massena scoring twice in each half.Lumberjacks freshman goalkeeper Cierra Toohey weathered 14 shots on goal and made six saves. ...