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Para-bob’s best take on Van Ho

LAKE PLACID — More than a dozen athletes from 12 countries have begun to arrive in Lake Placid ahead of this weekend’s Para-Bobsleigh World Championships, and two Americans will be in the hunt for podium spots as the sport’s season wraps up. Training runs are scheduled for each day ...

Bobsled, skeleton athletes wrap season at nationals

LAKE PLACID — Hunter Church, Kyler Allison, Christopher Kinney and Kyle Wilcox won the USA Four-man Bobsled National Championships at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Saturday.  Codie Bascue, of Whitehall, finished second Saturday, but combined with his two-man bobsled victory, Bascue was ...

Clarkson back on top of ECAC

LAKE PLACID — A 12-year drought for the Clarkson University men’s hockey team is over. On Saturday in front of 5,713 fans at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, the Golden Knights captured their first ECAC title since 2007 and sixth overall, defeating Cornell 3-2 in overtime in a game ...

Big Red take advantage of early penalty, then roll past Brown

LAKE PLACID — After taking an early exit in the semifinal round of the ECAC Men’s Ice Hockey Championships a year ago at the Olympic Center, Cornell returned to Lake Placid looking to go at least a step further this weekend. And with a trip to Saturday’s title tilt on the line, the ...

Golden Knights back in ECAC championship game

LAKE PLACID — One year later, the same result. On Friday at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, Clarkson advanced to the ECAC championship game with a 5-2 victory over Harvard in the second semifinal of a doubleheader played at Herb Brooks Arena. When the teams met in 2018 in the ...

Bailey, Burke to take on leadership positions with U.S. Biathlon

HOLMENKOLLEN, OSLO, Norway — Four-time Olympian Lowell Bailey has been named as U.S. Biathlon’s high performance director, and will return to Lake Placid to serve in the position that begins May 1. Longtime Chief of Sport Bernd Eisenbichler, who has been the architect of U.S. ...

Correction

In Thursday’s Enterprise, the schedule for Friday’s ECAC Men’s Ice Hockey Championship semifinal games in Lake Placid was incorrect. The correct information is as follows: The first semifinal game game is between Brown and Cornell and begins at 4 p.m. The second matchup is between ...

ECAC’s final four battle for Whitelaw Cup

LAKE PLACID — It’s that much-anticipated time of year again in the hockey-rich village of Lake Placid. On Friday and Saturday, the Olympic Center hosts the ECAC Men’s Ice Hockey Championships for the sixth year in a row. The games are being played at the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena, and ...

406 skiers turn out for Loppet

LAKE PLACID — Nordic skiers came out in droves Saturday for the Loppet cross-country skiing races at Mount Van Hoevenberg. A total of 406 racers crossed the finish line during an event that offered seven different options with distances ranging from 3 to 50 kilometers. The 25k ...

Stanley Cup back in Placid

LAKE PLACID — Hockey fans will have the opportunity to view and take photos of themselves with the Stanley Cup when it returns to Lake Placid’s Olympic Center on Friday, March 22. The Cup, won by the NHL’s Washington Capitals last season, will be on a free display, on the second floor, ...

SLP girls named as hockey all-stars

SARANAC LAKE — For the second year in a row, another impressive run by the Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team ended with a tough loss in the Section VII championship game. Despite coming up short of claiming a sectional crown on Feb. 3, SLP’s players have plenty to be proud about, ...

Teamwork pulls together Loppet races

LAKE PLACID — Winter was going well until about 72 hours before Mount Van Hoevenberg’s annual Loppet and Nordic Festival, and then two days of rain and warm temperatures wreaked a little havoc. But staff and volunteers took advantage of a three-hour window of 32-degree weather to get a ...

Saints bring home third-place trophy

SARANAC LAKE — With the ultimate prize — a national title — out of reach, the North Country Community College women’s basketball team set its sights on another objective Saturday. And for the Saints, it was a mission accomplished. Competing in its third and final game at the ...

ECAC field in place for Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The field is set for this weekend’s ECAC Men’s Hockey Championships taking place Friday and Saturday at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. The two semifinal matchups will be held at the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena. Action starts at 4 p.m. as second-seed Cornell squares off ...

Wishes, Weibrecht and Whiteface

WILMINGTON — Make-A-Wish Northeast New York Ambassador Jimmy Briaddy and two-time Olympic medalist Alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht will be at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center Sunday, accepting $10 donations for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in exchange for half-price lift tickets. Make-A-Wish ...

Saints’ national title run ends

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College’s run at a national title ended Friday in a 54-47 loss to Owens in the semifinal round of the NJCAA Division III Women’ Basketball Championship tournament in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. NCCC rolled into the semis with a 92-57 quarterfinal ...

Saints roll into semifinals

SARANAC LAKE — One down two to go. North Country Community College is now just a win away from playing in a national championship game. On Thursday, the Saints easily marched into the semifinal round of the NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship tournament with a ...

Schulz adds fourth-place finish in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Lake Placid native Scott Schulz had another successful day Wednesday at the U.S. Cross Country Junior Nationals, finishing fourth overall in the U20 Sprint Classic race in Kincaid Park. Schulz, who competes as a member of the Sun Valley ski club, finished the A ...