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Lake Placid girls race past Sentinels

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LAKE PLACID - Lissy Ashley, Marli Damp and Sara Rose-McCandlish each won two events Tuesday to lead the Lake Placid girls track and field team to a 73-58 victory over Ticonderoga.The boys meet was much closer as the Blue Bombers and Ticonderoga finished in a 66-66 deadlock in the team ...

Tupper takes on league foes

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TUPPER LAKE - The Tupper Lake track and field team won numerous events at home Tuesday afternoon, despite losing dual meets against Malone and Norwood-Norfolk."We've got a lot of great kids, just not enough of them," said Tupper coach Gordie Duval. Duval said that due to the way meets are ...

Cuomo says NY wants to keep USA Luge in Lake Placid

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NORTH HUDSON - Gov. Andrew Cuomo's whirlwind Adirondack visit Tuesday was mainly to celebrate the state's purchase of the Boreas Ponds tract, but he also took questions from reporters and squeezed in stops to see fish stocking at Indian Lake and the renovated highway up Whiteface Mountain.After ...

Walk-off single ends SL skid

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SARANAC LAKE - On Monday, Makayla Schmidt earned a little bit of redemption for herself, and at the same time helped end a long, long winless drought for the Saranac Lake softball team.In a matchup of two squads looking for their first victory of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season, ...

Bombers top Eagles once again

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BEEKMANTOWN - The Lake Placid softball team took down Beekmantown for the second time in three days with an 8-3 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory Monday.The Blue Bombers scored two runs in the second inning, two more in the fifth and four in the sixth to take control of the game. ...

Blue Bombers roll to another CVAC golf win

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PLATTSBURGH - The Lake Placid golf team maintained its spot at the top of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference standings, blanking Saranac Central 6-0 Monday at the Barracks Golf Club in Plattsburgh.Junior Bjorn Kroes was the match medalist with a 39 to lead the Blue Bombers. Competing in ...

Ski Team starts foundation to tackle safety

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The group of young skiers on that tragic day saw only this: A slope that wasn't roped off and blanketed in fresh snow.What they didn't know was the region had a level-three warning for avalanches that morning, meaning there was "considerable risk." U.S. Ski Team prospects Bryce Astle and ...

Smith smacks walk-off HR

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LAKE PLACID - After falling in the opening game of its own tournament Saturday, the Lake Placid softball team claimed a memorable win in the consolation matchup, rallying for five runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Beekmantown 11-10.Elly Smith came up with the heroics for the Blue ...

Daffest Derby rolls on

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SARANAC LAKE - Sunny skies, warm weather and a lot of enthusiastic kids, parents and spectators combined to make Saturday's sixth annual Daffest Derby a big success, organizers say.A field of more than 80 kids raced down LaPan Highway in soap-box derby cars they built with their parents.Some, ...

Bombers take down SL

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RAY BROOK - In an early-season meeting between two undefeated teams, Lake Placid's golfers made it three wins in a row over Saranac Lake with a 3.5-2.5 victory on Thursday in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action.Both teams entered the match with 3-0 records and on a roll when it came to ...

Tupper softball picks up a victory

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TUPPER LAKE - The Tupper Lake softball team was finally rewarded for its hard work Thursday with a 16-11 victory over Harrisville. It was the first softball win for the program in four years.The Lumberjacks started slow Thursday after giving up six runs in the top of the first inning, but ...

Storm race past Lake Placid

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SARANAC LAKE - Coming off their loss to Beekmantown on Tuesday, the Saranac Lake track and field teams had something to prove Thursday afternoon with rival Lake Placid coming to town. And prove it they did, topping the Blue Bombers in both boys and girls events.And while Lake Placid put in some ...

Bombers, Storm meet in early-season clash

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SARANAC LAKE - The season is just three matches old for the Saranac Lake and Lake Placid golf teams, but they've already set the stage for what could be the most important contest in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference this spring.Both teams improved to 3-0 on Wednesday by claiming 6-0 ...

LP, SL softball teams fall

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CLINTONVILLE - The Saranac Lake softball team led early, but AuSable Valley rallied late to secure a 16-7 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory Wednesday.The Red Storm jumped ahead 3-0 with a run in the first and two more in the second, before the Patriots responded with three in the ...

Paul Smith’s to host volleyball, basketball camps

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PAUL SMITHS - The Paul Smith's College volleyball and basketball teams will be hosting skills camps for area youth this summer.Both camps will take place at the Paul Smith's College campus. The basketball camp will run June 27 to June 30, and costs $90. Campers will work under the supervision ...

Bombers tennis sweeps at home

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LAKE PLACID - Cross another team off the list.On Tuesday in a match between unbeaten teams, Lake Placid's girls edged Beekmantown 3-2 to improve to 5-0 in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference tennis. Meanwhile, the Blue Bombers boys also found success on their home courts by notching a 3-2 ...

Red Storm track faces Beekmantown after break

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SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake boys and girls track and field teams faced a tall task with Beekmantown coming to town the first week back after spring break.The Red Storm turned in a series of strong performances, but Beekmantown was able to escape with victories in the team scoring. The ...

Salls pitches SL to win

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PERU - The Saranac Lake baseball team picked up where right where it left off.After knocking off Ticonderoga two weeks ago heading into vacation, the Red Storm notched another big win Tuesday in their first game back from the break.Led by a standout effort on the mound from Ben Salls, Saranac ...