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Holcomb’s crew records seventh-place finish

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ALTENBERG, Germany — Steven Holcomb and his push crew of Carlo Valdes, Jimmy Reed and Sam Michener once again led Team USA in the four-man bobsled World Cup, this time with a seventh place finish in Winterberg on Sunday. “We wanted to go out and redeem ourselves after (Saturday’s) ...

American aerialists feel right at home

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LAKE PLACID — Living and training in Lake Placid as a young freestyle skier has played an integral role in the aerials career of United States Ski Team veteran Ashley Caldwell. And the same could be said for another American, Mac Bohonnon. On Saturday, the two soared their way onto the ...

Meadows paces Red Storm indoor track

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PLATTSBURGH — Jada Meadows placed first in one event and second in another Saturday as the Saranac Lake indoor track and field team traveled to the Plattsburgh State Field House for its second meet of the season. Meadows raced to victory in the 55-meter, recording a time of 7.70 ...

World Cup men’s slalom duel

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WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen’s hot streak in World Cup slalom extended to his fourth win of the season on Sunday, and Marcel Hirscher was runner-up yet again. Defending a first-run lead, Kristoffersen dropped behind Hirscher at the last time check but the Norwegian ...

Double bronze for Americans on moguls

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WILMINGTON — Americans Morgan Schild and Bradley Wilson each claimed a bronze medal Friday in the World Cup moguls event at Whiteface Mountain after making it through three rounds of competition on the Wilderness trail above Mid-Station. Schild, a 19-year-old from Pittsford, earned the ...

Northwood win worth the wait

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LAKE PLACID — The Northwood School junior hockey team got the win it’s been wanting for a long time. On Friday at the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink, the Huskies toppled Shattuck-St. Mary’s 4-1, rallying from a one-goal deficit to get the job done. After suffering a string of ...

Top Junior talent on display at Northwood Invitational

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LAKE PLACID — Due to format change at this year’s 38th annual Northwood Invitational Hockey Tournament, the host Huskies won’t get the chance to defend the Chris Ferrier Memorial Trophy they won a winter ago as the champions of the event’s top division. Northwood’s Juniors, ...

Chiefs pull away from Storm for hoops win

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SARANAC — The Saranac Lake boys basketball team got off to a slow start Thursday night and Saranac pulled away in the second half for a 57-43 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory. The Chiefs outscored Saranac Lake 38-27 in the second half to wrap up the win. Sean ...

World Cup freestyle returns

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LAKE PLACID — Freestyle moguls and aerials athletes return to competition this week with the World Cup event in Lake Placid. The moguls competition will take place Friday at Whiteface Mountain. Aerial athletes will compete under the lights Saturday at the Olympic Jumping ...

Keene twins shoot down Blue Bombers

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid basketball team suffered from two cold quarters Wednesday on the way to a 45-33 home loss to Keene. The Blue Bombers combined to score just five points in the second and fourth quarters in a game that saw Keene junior twins Antonio and Azriel Finsterer ...

Martin secures 100th victory

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PLATTSBURGH — The Lake Placid boys hockey team won its fifth game in a row Wednesday night with a 7-3 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory over Saranac. It was head coach Butch Martin’s 100th career high school win as a head coach. Sean Moore scored three goals in the ...

Bailey and Burke help US biathlon team to 12th-place finish

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Local biathletes Lowell Bailey and Tim Burke teamed with Leif Nordgren and Sean Doherty to take 12th place for the United States in the 4x7.5-kilometer World Cup relay race Wednesday in Ruhpolding, Germany. Bailey, of Lake Placid, started off the relay for the American squad and moved up ...

US sledders stay in Germany, look to build on last week

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WINTERBERG, Germany — After navigating the tricky Altenberg track last weekend, USA Bobsled and Skeleton athletes head to Winterberg, Germany for the second German track on tour. The team looks to build on its performance in Altenberg that saw seven top-10 finishes and was highlighted by a ...

Golden Ski Race results

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Golden Ski Race Saturday at Mount Pisgah Ski Center, Saranac Lake Results Male 6-7 First Second Run Run Comb. 1. Leland Carpenter 46.80 46.88 1:33.68 2. Jackson Hays 2:19 2:10 4:30.10 8-9 1. Blake McIntosh 41.96 42.00 1:23.96 2. Paul ...

Armstrong first once again

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NORTH CREEK — Lake Placid senior Gabby Armstrong raced to a first-place finish against a highly competitive field of 76 of the state’s best cross-country skiers Saturday at the Queensbury Invitational in the North Creek Ski Bowl. Armstrong, who last week was named to the United ...

Patriots hand SL first CVAC loss

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CLINTONVILLE — The Saranac Lake boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season Tuesday night with a 49-38 defeat against AuSable Valley. The Red Storm fell behind early as the Patriots raced out to a 30-16 lead by halftime. Saranac Lake ...