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LP Classic in 46th year

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LAKE PLACID - Adirondack Health's 46th annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K will run today through the village and in the surrounding area."The Lake Placid Classic is more than just a fall tradition, it is an opportunity to make a positive difference in our community," event ...

FA goes long to beat ’Jacks

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TUPPER LAKE - With just four seniors on the roster, a big aim for Tupper Lake's young football team is to show improvement each week during the season.There's little doubt that the Lumberjacks came up with a better performance Friday in their second game on the schedule, but the effort wasn't ...

Wood, Peer lift Saranac Lake

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SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake boys soccer team earned its first league win of the season, topping Saranac Central 3-2 Thursday at Schroeter's Field. In picking up the victory, the Red Storm turned the tables on the Chiefs, who won 3-0 less than a week ago when the teams met in Saranac's ...

Week 2 action ready for kickoff

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SARANAC LAKE - Saranac Lake hopes to keep a good thing going while Tupper Lake looks to rebound from a tough season-opener as the teams head into their second games on the high school football schedule.The Lumberjacks start the action off tonight with their second home game, hosting Malone's ...

Red Storm runners open strong

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CLINTONVILLE - The Saranac Lake boys and girls cross country teams started the season on a winning note Thursday with victories over AuSable Valley, Schroon Lake, Beekmantown and Ticonderoga."The boys and girls teams kicked off the season with an excellent start," Saranac Lake coach Joe ...

90 miles of Classic paddling

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OLD FORGE - About 600 paddlers will hit the waters between Old Forge and Saranac Lake this weekend in the 34th annual Adirondack Canoe Classic.The event starts Friday at 8 a.m. on Old Forge Pond and finishes Sunday on Lake Flower in Saranac Lake. This year's event has attracted about 250 teams, ...

SL, LP fall in girls soccer

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PLATTSBURGH - The Saranac Lake girls soccer team had a rocky road trip Wednesday, falling 3-0 to Plattsburgh on the Hornets' field.Brina Micheels did all the damage for the Hornets, as she netted a goal in the opening half and tacked on two more after intermission to record a hat trick. She ...

SL grinds out opening win

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LAKE PLACID - In a typical grind-it-out volleyball battle between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid, the Red Storm came through with a 3-1 victory Tuesday over the Blue Bombers in the opening match of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season for both teams.Host Lake Placid won the first game ...

Hornets escape Storm surge

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SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake boys soccer team fell behind early against defending state champion Plattsburgh Tuesday evening, but a hat trick in the second half by Red Storm senior Ethan Wood sent the game into double overtime.Plattsburgh junior Abdousabour Tidjani scored the game-winning ...

Russia could lose biathlon ’21 worlds

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VIENNA - A city in Siberia will be stripped of hosting the 2021 world biathlon championships if Russians in the sport fail doping retests of samples taken at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.International Biathlon Union President Anders Besseberg told The Associated Press on Wednesday "it's possible ...

Fun Run season comes to a close

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SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake Fun Run series came to close with a special Wednesday night appearance last week. It was the 10th week of the races that took place in Riverside Park.The races were sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and the village of Saranac Lake. Fun Run director Andy Pickreign and ...

Storm starts season with a win

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SARANAC LAKE - It wasn't pretty and it wasn't easy but the Saranac Lake football team got it done.On Saturday at Ken Wilson Field, the Red Storm toppled AuSable Valley 21-6 in their much-anticipated season-opener that was a rematch of last year's Section VII, Class C championship game when the ...

OFA cruises past Lumberjacks

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TUPPER LAKE - With just three seniors in the lineup who were joined by teammates with little or no varsity experience, Tupper Lake had its hands full Friday when it hosted Ogdensburg in the season-opening football game of the Section X schedule.And with all that youth, there was little the ...

Bombers, Red Storm fall in season-openers

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CHAMPLAIN - The Lake Placid boys soccer team hung close with Northeastern Clinton for a good portion of Thursday's match, but the Cougars put the contest away by scoring two quick goals midway through the second half to notch a 4-1 victory over the Blue Bombers in the NCCS/Pizza Hut Cougars ...

Home opening

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SARANAC LAKE - After nearly a year of waiting, and most recently, after three weeks of training camp, it's high school football season in the North Country.Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake both begin their schedules at home this weekend.The Lumberjacks, who are coming off a 2-6 campaign in 2015, ...