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Madison Readon advances the ball for Saranac Lake while teammates Madison Grimone, left, and Lea Hill follow the play during Friday’s match at Schroeter’s Field against Northeastern Clinton.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Storm close gap vs. NCCS

SARANAC LAKE — For 79 minutes, the winless Saranac Lake girls soccer team held up under relentless pressure from one of the top squads in the league. But any hopes for a major upset ended for the Red Storm when Northeastern Clinton’s Marlie Sample sent home the game-winning goal with ...

Lake Placid goalkeeper Jacob Novick leaps through a maze of Willsboro players to punch a direct kick away from danger during the opening half of Thursday’s match.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Lake Placid seniors come through on their day

LAKE PLACID — Two seniors playing their final regular season game at home made the winning connection on Thursday, as Tony Matos and Jarell Paul hooked up on the only goal of the match to lead the Lake Placid boys soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Willsboro. Paul netted the only goal ...

Darcy Norfolk, the bid dossier director for the Adirondack North Country Global Sports Committee, stands in front of Lake Placid’s 1932 Olympic Arena Thursday holding a cap showcasing the logo from the 1972 Winter University Games. That 1972 event in Lake Placid was the last World Winter University Games to take place in the United States, and this nation also hasn’t hosted the summer version for 30 years. Norfolk is organizing a Lake Placid-centered Adirondack bid for the 2023 winter games, for which Lake Placid is the sole interested city.
(Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero)

No other bidders so far

LAKE PLACID — As the end-of-year deadline to submit a formal application for the 2023 World University Winter Games draws nearer, it appears an Adirondack games won’t have to worry about competition. No one else has expressed interest in hosting them. Meanwhile, three months out from ...

Saranac Lake’s Danielle Gonyea, left, and Marissa Gibbs leap in an attempt to block a return during Thursday’s match against Plattsburgh. Both Red Storm players left the contest with injuries.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Plattsburgh spikes Saranac Lake in three

SARANAC LAKE — A consistent performance helped lead Plattsburgh to a sweep of Saranac Lake Thursday in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference volleyball action. Although the match lasted just three games, the contest was close as the Hornets won by scores of 25-22, 25-22 and ...

Saranac Lake's defense converges on Ticonderoga running back Trevor Parent during last week's game. The Red Storm will need to play swarming defense on Saturday as the league's top ground gainer, Chris Arzloa, and his Beekmantown teammates visit Ken Wilson Field.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Storm look to pick up steam

SARANAC LAKE — The high school football season rolls into its fifth weekend, and Saranac Lake finds itself in the unusual position of having a 1-3 record with three games to go before the playoffs. The good thing is that a week ago, the Red Storm ran into what may wind up as the top ...

Lumberjacks volleyball falls to unbeaten Massena

TUPPER LAKE — The Massena volleyball team preserved its perfect start to the season Thursday with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-8 Northern Athletic Conference East Division victory over Tupper Lake. Rebecca Delair led the way for the Lumberjacks with seven service points, four aces, four digs, one ...

Lake Placid’s Sophia Adragna jets past Alyssa Tucker of Ticonderoga in a race for the ball during Wednesday’s game at the North Elba athletic fields.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Battered Bombers beat Sentinels

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid girls soccer team successfully utilized a friendly wind in the first half and then held on after intermission to claim a 2-1 victory over Ticonderoga in a home match Wednesday. The Blue Bombers scored twice with a steady wind at their back in the opening ...

Red Storm race to victories

PLATTSBURGH — The Saranac Lake boys and girls cross country teams continued to roll through the dual meet season Wednesday after picking up victories over Plattsburgh, Seton Catholic and AuSable Valley. Anderson Gray finished second overall with a time of 17 minutes, 1 second and Lauchlan ...

Saranac Lake’s Dzihad Cecunjanin awaits a throw-in from teammate Colter Cheney-Seymour while fending off Chiefs defender Jack Drolet during the second half of Tuesday’s match.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

SL comes up short against Chiefs

SARANAC LAKE — Another well-played, exciting match. Another tough loss at home. On Tuesday, the Saranac Lake boys soccer team fell into a 2-0 hole before mounting a comeback, but in the end the effort fell short as Saranac Central walked away with a 2-1 victory. The Red Storm fell ...

Jamie Greubel Poser, center, poses with her family, including her adopted sister Elizabeth from South Korea.
(Photo courtesy of the Greubel family)

Greubel Poser’s Korean connection

Jamie Greubel Poser still remembers the moment South Korea was chosen to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The 2014 Olympic bronze medalist was in the sports medicine room at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center. She, along with several teammates and staff members, was watching the ...

Saranac Lake sophomore defensive back Braden Ryan returns an interception he grabbed near midfield for a touchdown during the opening half of Saturday’s junior varsity game against Ticonderoga at Ken Wilson Field. David Warner also caught a second-half touchdown pass from Dylan Stewart in the second half to help lift the Red Storm past the Sentinels. With the win, Saranac Lake’s JV squad improved to 4-0.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Storm girls fall at home

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake girls soccer team was able to limit the Saranac Central offensive attack much of the way Monday in a Northern Soccer League Division I matchup at Schroeter’s Field, but had to settle for a 2-0 loss. The Chiefs were able to unleash 20 shots throughout ...

The 1932 Olympic Arena portion of the Lake Placid Olympic Center is lit up in sunset colors to celebrate Los Angeles being awarded the 2028 Summer Olympics earlier this month. (Photo provided by the state Olympic Regional Development Authority)

Chair to ORDA: ‘We’ve got to run a business’

LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority’s board of directors didn’t mince words last week when relaying how it views the Lake Placid-based state agency’s current financial situation and the board’s desire to secure ORDA’s debt moving forward. J. Patrick ...

Saranac Lake receiver Kyle Lewis shakes away from a Ticonderoga defender while picking up 8 yards on a pass reception in the final period of Saturday’s game. The senior scored later in the drive on a 40-yard catch on a ball thrown by quarterback Rhett Darrah.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Ti topples Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Great field position got Ticonderoga going in Saturday’s football game against Saranac Lake. Big plays helped the Sentinels gain some separation on the scoreboard by halftime, and a hard-nosed running attack combined with a quick, fast-closing defense took its toll on the ...

Tupper Lake senior Christian Johnson tries to break through two Potsdam players during Saturday’s game at Frank Tice Field in Tupper Lake.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

’Jacks fall in return to action

TUPPER LAKE — After not being able to play last week due to a lack of players, the Tupper Lake football team was back on its home field Saturday afternoon for the annual homecoming game. And despite another loss, the Lumberjacks at least came out of the game with all their players ...

Saranac Lake’s Madison Grimone makes her way through a mud pit during Saturday’s Salmon River Mud Run Invitational.
(Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)

Red Storm dominate Mud Run

FORT COVINGTON — The Saranac Lake boys cross country team recorded a perfect score and the Red Storm girls completed the sweep Saturday at the Salmon River Mud Run Invitational. Saranac Lake runners finished first through eighth as the Red Storm cruised to a 15-73 victory over ...

The 1932 Olympic Arena portion of the Lake Placid Olympic Center is lit up in sunset colors to celebrate Los Angeles being awarded the 2028 Summer Olympics earlier this month. (Photo provided by the state Olympic Regional Development Authority)

ORDA improves roof, Whiteface elevator, ski jumps

LAKE PLACID — Work on three major projects for the state Olympic Regional Development Authority has progressed this winter, as the state agency is replacing the Olympic Center roof and elevator at Whiteface Mountain and refrigerating the in-run at the Olympic Ski Jumps ...

Beloved NCCC hockey coach Tim Gerrish reunites with members of his team that won the 1995 NJCAA national title.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Night for the history books

SARANAC LAKE — A family reunion of 350. That’s what the atmosphere was like Friday at the Harrietstown Hall as North Country Community College inducted the first group of athletes into its new Athletic Hall of Fame. The actual number of inductees was around 130, and included ...

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 ...