Local Sports

Storm to send six to states

SARANAC LAKE — Six members of the Saranac Lake track and field team are heading to the state championships. On Friday at Saranac Central, three Red Storm boys and three girls won their events at the Section VII qualifying meet to earn trips to the New York State Championships being ...

Schulz to fill gap with racing

LAKE PLACID — With high school graduations just around the corner, one local student-athlete is opting for a year off from school to focus on cross-country skiing. Scott Schulz, who captured his third straight individual NYSPHSAA nordic ski championship this past February, was accepted ...

Marathon to affect Lake Placid traffic

LAKE PLACID — The annual Lake Placid Marathon and Half will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, with an expected 1,100 runners from 32 states and six countries. Both races begin and end at the Olympic Speedskating Oval and include use of Main Street, Mirror Lake ...

LP charges into state quarterfinal

LAKE PLACID — After ending a two-year title drought with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Crown Point a week ago in the Section VII, Class D championship game, the Lake Placid baseball team is one win away from advancing to the state final four tournament for the first time in 23 years. And ...

Uphill opens Whiteface Weekend

WILMINGTON — As many as 1,000 road and mountain cyclists will converge on the town of Wilmington and Whiteface Mountain this weekend to compete in the Tour of Wilmington Whiteface Bike Race weekend. The two-day event features the 17th annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race and the eight ...

APA plans to vote on numerous Adirondack projects next week

RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency will hold its regular monthly meeting Thursday at its headquarters, beginning at 9 a.m. At 9:30, the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider approving a number of changes to the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex in Lake Placid. The state Olympic ...

Driver dies during Devil’s Bowl race

The following is the official statement from Devil’s Bowl Speedway regarding the death of Terry Stevenson on Sunday at the track in West Haven, Vermont: WEST HAVEN, Vt. — Devil’s Bowl Speedway management is saddened to confirm the passing of stock car racing driver Terry ...

Maiorca ties for second in Chisum

MALONE — Lake Placid’s Drew Maiorca finished in a tie for second place Wednesday in the annual Craig Chisum Memorial Golf Tournament at the Malone Golf Club. Maiorca, who will be appearing in the state championship tournament next week at Cornell University for the third year in a row, ...

’Jackets earn title, will face Lake Placid

CANTON — The Madrid-Waddington baseball team’s offense woke up in the bottom of the sixth inning, producing a 6-2 victory over Heuvelton in the Section X, Class D championship game on a hot Tuesday afternoon at St. Lawrence University. Madrid-Waddington (10-1 overall) produced just ...

Pitchers carry Bombers to title

PLATTSBURGH — Lake Placid pitchers Jesse Izzo and Jake Coursen combined to pitch a gem Friday to lead the Blue Bombers to a 2-1 victory over Crown Point in the championship game of the Section VII, Class D tournament at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Chip Cummings Field. Izzo started on the mound, ...

Maiorca settles for second again

ROUSES POINT — Two Lake Placid golfers are heading to the state championship, and an exceptional student-athlete earned the title he was looking for since the season began. The Section VII Championships wrapped up two days of competition on at the North Country Golf Club on Friday, and ...

Retooled Bombers repeat title

ROUSES POINT — The season didn’t start off very well for the Lake Placid golf team. But once the Blue Bombers started to actually get some playing time outdoors after the long winter melted away, they really got on a roll. On Thursday, with senior captain Drew Maiorca leading the way, ...

Lincoln out-throws Section VII field

PERU — Sean Lincoln stood at the throwing ring for more than two hours Thursday afternoon, watching as shot putter after shot putter failed to match the Saranac Lake senior’s prowess. And after baking in the sun for the better part of the afternoon, Lincoln quietly picked up his bag of ...

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 ...