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Young guns fire for Red Storm hockey

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SARANAC LAKE — After senior captain Austen Reyell buried five goals during a 6-3 victory on Friday, the youngsters came through for Saranac Lake’s hockey team Saturday to lead the Red Storm to a 4-2 triumph over Westmont Hilltop in a non-league matchup on home ice. The win was the ...

Segger bronzed once again

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PARK CITY, Utah — USA Luge took a second bronze medal Saturday in the team competition to close the Park City Junior World Cup with a total of five medals. Ashley Farquharson, Zachary Digregorio and the doubles team of Dana Kellogg and Duncan Segger, of Lake Placid, teamed for third ...

Mikaela Shiffrin wins parallel slalom event

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ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup event for the third time in eight days, beating Petra Vlhova in the head-to-head final of parallel slalom on Sunday. Shiffrin trailed midway down the course after clipping a gate, but led her Slovakian opponent through the ...

Egan turns in career performance at Slovenia World Cup

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POKLJUKA, Slovenia — Clare Egan has done what no other American has done. On top of a career-best sixth-place finish Sunday in the women’s 10-kilometer pursuit at the IBU World Cup in Pokljuka, the 2018 Olympian from Maine also turned in the fastest course time (25:28.6) in the 60-woman ...

Reyell leads the way for Storm

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys hockey team picked up a non-league win Saturday, topping Guilderland 6-3 on home ice at the Civic Center. The Red Storm improved to 2-1 with the victory, and senior captain Austen Reyell led the way with five goals. Reyell’s linemate and fellow ...

Sharpe flying into World Cup season

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Cassie Sharpe was name-dropped in a tweet by movie star Ryan Reynolds, saw a little girl dressed up as her for Halloween and even got her face on a pair of socks owned by the prime minister. These things can happen when you win Olympic gold. Sharpe won the halfpipe skiing competition in ...

Nordgren, Doherty earn pursuit spots

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Pokljuka, Slovenia — Sean Doherty and Leif Nordgren had just one penalty between them during Friday’s 10-kilometer sprint at IBU World Cup in Pokljuka. The clean-shooting Doherty, of Center Conway, New Hampshire, placed 26th and Nordgren, of Marine, Minnesota, had one penalty and ...

Reinbolt, Gibbs blaze the way for Team USA

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SIGULDA, Latvia  — Team veteran Brittany Reinbolt and Olympic silver medalist Lauren Gibbs finished fifth in the KOA-branded BMW sled Friday to lead Team USA in the season opening women’s bobsled World Cup in Sigulda, Latvia. Three-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor and 2018 ...

Gold medalists highlight Lake Placid’s Stars on Ice card

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LAKE PLACID — Olympic ice dance gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White headline the Emmy Award-winning production of Stars on Ice when it returns to Lake Placid’s Olympic Center on Sunday, Dec. 30 at 7:30 p.m. This year’s Stars on Ice tour puts American fans front and center to ...

Segger collects Junior World Cup bronze

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PARK CITY, Utah — As the first of two Junior World Cup luge events concluded Thursday afternoon at the Utah Olympic Park, Ashley Farquharson joined Zachary Digregorio in singles and the doubles team of Dana Kellogg with Duncan Segger to give USA Luge a bronze medal in the team ...

Bolton runs past Blue Bombers

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BOLTON LANDING — The Lake Placid girls basketball team fell 57-33 in a road game against Bolton on Thursday. The Blue Bombers struggled early on offense, netting just 10 points in the opening half, and also had a tough time containing Maria Baker and Katelyn Van Auken, who combined for 41 ...

Dunklee 11th in World Cup opener

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POKLJUKA, Slovenia — In the opening 15-kilometer individual race of the IBU World Cup season in Pokljuka on Thursday, Susan Dunklee, of Barton, Vermont, looked to be in mid-season form. The two-time Olympian placed 11th in the 102-woman field with just one miss on the shooting ...

VIC trail expansion takes another step

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PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s College VIC took another step in its Nordic ski trail expansion in November when the VIC hosted John Morton of Morton Trails. Morton, a former Olympic athlete and ski coach at Dartmouth College, spent most of the day on foot exploring trail improvement ...

LOCAL ROUNDUP: SLP finds itself in another nailbiter

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PLATTSBURGH — Playing in its second close game in two nights, the Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team came out on the losing end of a 2-1 decision Wednesday against Plattsburgh. The Hornets built a two-goal lead with a goal by Morgan Reid at 9:23 of the second period and a score by ...

Paul Smith’s to host Jingle Bell snowshoe race

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PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s College Striders will host the 25th annual Jingle Bell Snowshoe Race on Saturday at 1 p.m. And with a solid snow base and continuing below-freezing temperatures, organizers say the race “is assured to be a snowshoe race rather than a late-season trail ...

Red Storm girls secure first win

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SARANAC LAKE — Despite a late rally by visiting Lake Placid, the Saranac Lake girls basketball team held on for a 45-28 win Tuesday night at home. The Red Storm jumped out to an early lead and never really looked back, although the Blue Bombers rallied in the second half to cut the ...

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Pao leads Bombers past Bolton

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BOLTON LANDING — Jearanut “Pao” Tantitanomwong scored 18 points to lead the Lake Placid boys basketball team to a 41-27 victory over Bolton on Tuesday. Tantitanomwong scored seven points and teammate Jake Coursen had five in the first quarter as the Blue Bombers took a 12-5 ...

Reps make food-filled Army-Navy wager

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Assemblyman Dan Stec and Assemblyman-elect Colin Schmitt have entered into a friendly wager over the storied Army-Navy rivalry football game coming up on Saturday. Stec, of Queensbury, is a Navy veteran whose district includes Whitehall, the birthplace of the U.S. Navy. Schmitt, of New ...

PSC athletes named as All-Americans

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PAUL SMITHS – Nineteen men and women athletes at Paul Smith’s College were named USCAA Academic All-Americans in the fall. Nine men and 10 women athletes from five different sports earned the honors, with the women’s soccer team leading the way with seven. Other teams include the ...

Mazdzer records two top 10s

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WHISTLER, B.C. — On a night of track records at Whistler, when the 2010 Olympic run cruised in and out of the fog, World Cup luge fans were treated Friday to the highest speeds on the circuit. USA Luge’s Chris Mazdzer, of Saranac Lake, had a significant say on the team’s best results ...