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Tupper Lakers: Archery bill misses mark

TUPPER LAKE — A bill proposed by a New York City Assemblywoman, which would eliminate archery, trap shooting and riflery programs in public schools, is facing opposition from school officials and marksmanship instructors. The bill was authored by Linda Rosenthal, D-Manhattan, after the ...

ORDA hosts forum on Mount Van Ho upgrades

LAKE PLACID — Mount Van Hoevenberg could see some big changes soon. The Olympic Regional Development Authority hosted a public hearing at the Conference Center in Lake Placid Thursday, and presented an amendment to the 1986 Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg Unit Management ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Storm girls lacrosse falls to Massena in semis

CANTON — The Saranac Lake girls lacrosse team’s late-season surge came to an end Thursday with an 18-6 loss to Massena in the semifinal round of the Section X tournament. Lydia Bullock scored three goals to lead the Red Storm, who had won five of their last six games going into ...

Vonn rejoins NYSEF, Northwood team

LAKE PLACID — The New York Ski Educational Foundation and Northwood School recently announced the appointment of Thomas Vonn as Alpine Technical Director furthering the partnership the two organizations have enjoyed for decades. This new role is a collaborative effort to enhance their ...

SL girls earn spot in semifinals

SARANAC LAKE — Players on the Saranac Lake girls lacrosse team experienced a new feeling on Tuesday, notching the first postseason win as members of the Red Storm by claiming a 14-13 victory in a tension-filled match against Potsdam. Saranac Lake never trailed, but had to break several ...

Pitchers, Perry carry LP into final

LAKE PLACID — Following a masterful performance by three junior pitchers and a handful of key hits at opportune times, the Lake Placid baseball team is heading to the Section VII, Class D championship game. On a wet Tuesday afternoon at home, the Blue Bombers punched their ticket to ...

Placid Planet Time Trials series hits midway point

LAKE PLACID — The Placid Planet Time Trials take place every Wednesday through June 6. The following are results from the first three weeks: --- Placid Planet Time Trials Results Week 1 — May 2 Jim Walker 18:06 Nick Seleni 18:32 Erik Kreckel 19:33 Caitlyn ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Storm’s late-season surge ends in semis

CLINTONVILLE — A long, lingering winter combined with a two-week spring vacation that ended one week into April didn’t offer spring sports teams at Saranac Lake much of a chance to get their seasons off to a strong start. The goal for the most part was to improve and be ready for the ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Storm shoot down Ogdensburg in finale

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake girls lacrosse team wrapped up its regular season with a win, knocking off Ogdensburg 13-4 Saturday at the North Country Community College field. With the victory, Saranac Lake finished the regular-season with a 5-7 record, and along with it, the Red ...

SL boys race to Van Dusen title

Saturday marked a monumental moment in the history of Saranac Lake’s high school track program, as the Red Storm boys captured the team title at the 96th annual Van Dusen Invitational meet at Ogdensburg High School. With outstanding performances in the sprints, distance and field ...

Storm bats come alive in playoff

SARANAC LAKE — After having a tough time at the plate in their final regular season game, members of Saranac Lake’s softball team spent three days this week practicing their hitting in preparation for Friday’s home playoff matchup with Lake Placid. The extra work paid off in a big ...

SL boys win regular season finale

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake track teams split in their Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season finale on Thursday, with the Red Storm boys topping Plattsburgh and the girls falling to the Hornets. For the second year in a row, Saranac Lake’s boys ended their CVAC run with ...

Tupper golf finding its groove

TUPPER LAKE — Despite a measly two practices this year, the Tupper Lake golf team has posted some impressive scores this season, including a 257-264 win over Canton at home during a three-way match Thursday. The Lumberjacks also lost to Salmon River at the Tupper Lake Golf Club ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bombers race to dual wins

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid senior Scott Schulz won four events to lead the Lake Placid boys track and field team to an 81-50 victory over Ticonderoga on Thursday. Schulz won the 400-meter race in 55.9 seconds and the 800 in 2:20. He was also part of the winning 3,200 relay that finished in ...

Red Storm shake off Shamrocks

SARANAC LAKE — Typically, when it comes to high school spring sports in the Tri-Lakes, the beginning of the season doesn’t go very well for teams due to a lack of outdoor practices and a long spring break. The goal normally is to improve and be peaking for the playoffs. When it comes ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bombers ready for playoffs

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid baseball team picked up an 8-5 victory over AuSable Valley on Wednesday as the Blue Bombers prepare for the Section VII, Class D playoffs. AuSable Valley jumped out to a 4-0 lead, before Lake Placid scored its first run in the bottom of the third. The Blue ...

Adirondack Health offers programs for high school athletes

    LAKE PLACID — Beginning in mid June, Adirondack Health’s rehabilitation and sports medicine department is offering two sports performance training programs tailored to high school athletes.     The Fundamental Agility and Speed Training program focuses on balance, coordination ...

Storm lock up playoff spot

SARANAC LAKE — With a chance to clinch a berth in the Section X playoffs, the Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team turned in a dominating performance at home Tuesday on the way to an 11-4 victory over Potsdam. With the win, the Red Storm improved to 3-7 after sweeping the Sandstoners in two ...