Local Sports

’Jacks back on home turf

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake cross country running team hasn’t hosted a meet in two years, and despite falling to Governeur and Canton, there is hope for the season. Tupper Lake wasn’t able to host any meets last year due to construction at L.P. Quinn Elementary School, and while ...

Red Storm runners stay ahead

CADYVILLE — The Saranac Lake boys cross country team had another strong day on the trails Tuesday, securing victories over Seton Catholic and Beekmantown to improve to 5-0 on the season. The Red Storm girls defeated Beekmantown 15-50 and lost 28-29 against Seton Catholic for a season ...

Adirondack Canoe Classic – Full Results

Three-day, 90-mile race from Old Forge to Saranac Lake Friday through Sunday Results OPEN TOURING DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 TOTAL Nicholas Carrier, Randall Wehrung (Sherrill) DNS DNS DNS XX George Bellerose (Weybridge VT) 6:45:02 6:20:04 4:25:58 17:31:04 Trevor Noonan, Tacy ...

Burke leads local contingent in 70.3

LAKE PLACID — The local contingent of triathletes held their own Sunday in the second Ironman Lake Placid 70.3. Saranac Lake resident Rich Burke was the top local finisher to cross the line after completing the course that included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike and a 13.1-mile run in ...

Ironman 70.3 fills Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — For the second year in a row, this village hosted the Ironman 70.3 triathlon Sunday. While it brings in one last rush of tourists before the fall lull, some locals are indifferent to its inclusion in Lake Placid’s already stacked roster of summer events. Some roads are ...

First-timers warm up to LP course

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Ironman 70.3 was held for the second September in a row on Sunday, and unlike a year ago, swimming in Mirror Lake for a field of more than 2,300 triathletes was a whole lot more enjoyable. Cold water for Lake Placid’s half-Ironman distance race made ...

‘Smooth as silk’

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Canoe Classic wrapped up its 36th year on Sunday afternoon as more than 250 boats — paddled by about 600 people — ended the three day race on the shores of Lake Flower. The race, better known as the 90-Miler, began Friday in Old Forge and then took off ...

Chiefs shut down Red Storm

PICKETTS CORNERS — The learning curve turned substantially steeper for Saranac Lake’s football team on Saturday when it traveled to face defending Section VII, Class C champion Saranac Central. Competing against an opponent a year older, a year more experienced than the team that won ...

Early goal dooms Red Storm

SARANAC LAKE — A goal scored less than four minutes into Friday’s match proved to be the game-winner as Northeastern Clinton edged Saranac Lake 1-0 at Schroeter’s Field. Michael Pennington looped a high shot into the net from 20 yards out 3 minutes and 36 seconds into the contest, ...

Fall sports off and running

With the onset of fall, the cheers and moans of hometown crowds can be heard throughout the Tri-Lakes as volleyball, soccer, football and cross country running teams started their regular season schedules. Among Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake, there are 13 varsity squads, and ...

Lake Placid 70.3 returns for second running

LAKE PLACID — Over the past 20 years, organizers of the Ironman Lake Placid have pretty much gotten things down when it comes to hosting 140.6-mile triathlons each summer in the Olympic Region. On Sunday, Sept. 9, the half-Ironman, a swim-bike-run race of 70.3 miles, will be held here ...

No rest for the young Red Storm

SARANAC LAKE — The majority of Saranac Lake’s football team got a first taste of playing the game at the varsity level a week ago during a 32-0 loss to Plattsburgh. Now the Red Storm get the chance to play one of this year’s powerhouse teams Saturday when they travel to face ...

Road closures and alternate routes

LAKE PLACID — The second Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon will take place Sunday, Sept 9 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The triathlon route includes a 1.2-mile swim in Mirror Lake, a 56-mile bike ride through Lake Placid, Keene, Upper Jay, Jay, Black Brook and Wilmington, and a 13.1 mile run ...

Lake Placid 70.3 schedule of events

Friday, Sept. 7 Noon to 7 p.m. Athlete Check-In, Conference Center Ironman Village, Oval/Transition Official Ironman Store, Oval/Transition Ironman Bike Store & Tech Service Center, Oval/Transition Information Tent, Oval/Transition VIP Spectator Credential Pick-Up, ...

Lake Placid prepares for ICWG

LAKE PLACID — The 2019 International Children’s Winter Games in Lake Placid are just four months away. Modeled after the Olympics, the Games are scheduled for January 6-11, 2019, in Lake Placid. Lake Placid will be the first United States city ever to host the International Children’s ...

Bombers settle for another draw

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid boys soccer team settled for its second tie in a row after finishing in a 1-1 draw with Willsboro at home Wednesday. The Warriors netted their goal in the opening half, the Blue Bombers tied it up in the second half and the teams then played through two ...

Ironman 70.3 road closures, alternate routes

LAKE PLACID — Some roads will be closed for part of Sunday when the second Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., but alternate routes are being promoted. The triathlon route includes a 1.2-mile swim in Mirror Lake, a 56-mile bike ride through Lake ...

Clinton hands Bobcats second loss of season

PAUL SMITHS — Down 2-1 entering the second half, the Clinton Community College men’s soccer team had a sense of urgency. Tom Kimbler scored the equalizing goal near the midway mark of the second half, and Logan Julian put the Cougars ahead with a penalty kick shortly after to help ...