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Betty Edwards, Phil Edwards wife, does a ceremonial puck drop at the third annual Phil Edwards Memorial Hockey Tournament with her son Scott Edwards, in red, and Nate Trudeau, in blue. Edward’s grandsons, Philip Beaudette, left, and Griffin Shaheen hold Betty’s arms.
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Turning hockey fun into fund

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TUPPER LAKE — When temperatures dropped into the negative teens over the weekend, the fourth annual Phil Edwards Memorial Hockey Tournament heated up this town’s civic center, memorializing the man who helped build much of the building and attracting hockey lovers from all corners of ...

Tupper Lake’s Noah Cordes rips down a rebound after winning a battle on the boards with Chateaugay’s Kieran Gibson during the second half of Monday’s game on the Lumberjacks’ court.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red-hot Bulldogs shoot down Lumberjacks

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TUPPER LAKE — Chateaugay began raining down the long ball early and never cooled down on the way to an 89-60 victory over Tupper Lake Monday in Section X boys basketball. With five players sinking shots from beyond the arc, the Bulldogs drained a season-high 17 three-pointers to ...

SLP holds on for league victory

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CHAZY — The Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team took an early lead Monday night and held on for a 3-2 victory over Beekmantown. Shelby Jewtraw put SLP on the board early with a goal at the 4:20 mark of the first period and Lea Hill scored twice before the end of the period to stake the ...

Britcher leads US lugers

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KOENIGSSEE, Germany — Germany’s version of a Happy New Year greeting to the rest of the World Cup luge tour came complete with a six-for-six sweep of the doubles and women’s singles podiums Saturday in Koenigssee. The traditional luge weekend marks the end of the 12 Days of Christmas, ...

NYSEF athlete Jake Reynolds celebrates after capturing the men’s division of the New Year’s Giant Slalom at Whiteface Mountain on Jan. 2.
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NYSEF skiers open year on podium

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WILMINGTON — On Tuesday, Jan. 2, the New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) hosted their New Year’s Giant Slalom. There was a men’s and women’s race with athletes ranging from U16 (under 16 years of age) to Senior (over 21 years of age) levels. In the women’s division, ...

US likely a threat for 3 medals at Pyeongchang

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — With a mixture of veterans and teens, the United States has its Olympic figure skating team. Are there any medals to be found among the 14 members? Probably, with Nathan Chen leading the men’s contingent and the Shibutanis ice dancing their way to Pyeongchang. A ...

Burke takes 14th to complete solid weekend in Germany

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Tim Burke completed a successful weekend in Oberhof, Germany with a 14th-place finish Saturday in the 12.5-kilometer World Cup biathlon pursuit race. Burke, a three-time Olympian from Paul Smiths, stopped the clock at 34 minutes, 7.3 seconds and had three penalties on the shooting range ...

Shiffrin set to make dream a reality

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Four years ago Mikaela Shiffrin had a “crazy” dream of winning five gold medals at the 2018 Olympics. That aim is seeming less and less unrealistic. Just after becoming the youngest ever Olympic slalom champion at the Sochi Games, the then 18-year-old Shiffrin dreamed aloud “of the ...

Biathlete Tim Burke, center, races in the rain in the men’s 10-kilometer sprint Friday at the BMW IBU World Cup 4 in Oberhof, Germany.
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Burke places 4th in biathlon sprint, best finish in 4 years

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OBERHOF, Germany — Three-time Olympic athlete Tim Burke shot clean and placed fourth in the men’s 10-kilometer sprint at today’s BMW International Biathlon Union World Cup 4 in Oberhof, Germany. Burke, who grew up in Paul Smiths and lives in Lake Placid, finished 20.1 seconds ...

Sydney Andronica
First team
Sophomore
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Storm spikers earn CVAC recognition

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SARANAC LAKE — This past fall, the Saranac Lake volleyball team made history by capturing the first Section VII title ever at the high school. And one of the most promising things about the Red Storm is that all their players were juniors or younger, including three team leaders who ...

Sean Lincoln
Third team Class C all-state
Senior
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Lincoln, Ashton named to Class C all-state team

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SARANAC LAKE — Although Saranac Lake’s football team struggled to an uncharacteristic two-win season, there were some talented players on the squad. Seniors Jarrett Ashton and Sean Lincoln were recognized for their efforts as all-state selections by the New York State ...

Kaleigh McKillip of Lake Placid grabs a rebound in front of Chazy’s Olivia Rotella during Thursday’s game on the Blue Bombers’ floor.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

LP capitalizes on fast start

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid girls basketball team started out on fire Thursday and was never challenged on the way to notching a 47-16 victory over Chazy at home in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference play. The Blue Bombers raced out to a 17-1 edge in the first quarter in a game ...

Biathlete Tim Burke, center, celebrates his fourth-place finish in the men’s 10-kilometer sprint with U.S. Biathlon coaches and staff today at the BMW IBU World Cup 4 in Oberhof, Germany.
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Biathlete Burke places 4th, his best finish in 4 years

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OBERHOF, Germany — Three-time Olympic athlete Tim Burke shot clean and placed fourth in the men’s 10-kilometer sprint at today’s BMW International Biathlon Union World Cup 4 in Oberhof, Germany. Burke, who grew up in Paul Smiths and lives in Lake Placid, finished 20.1 seconds behind ...

Cougars shoot down Red Storm

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SARANAC LAKE — The Northeastern Clinton girls basketball team raced out to an early lead and never let up Thursday on the way to a 53-24 victory over Saranac Lake. Roslyn McClatchie and Kayleigh Merrill each scored six points to lead the Red Storm offensively. Shania Lincoln contributed ...

Rocky start for American women in skeleton

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ALTENBERG, Germany — Annie O’Shea made her first World Cup skeleton appearance this season, finishing 18th to lead the American women in a tough start to the second half of the Olympic season today. O’Shea pushed off the start block in 5.68 seconds for a first run time of 1:00.59 to ...

CAS clears Russians to race in non-Olympic events

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Banned from the Olympics for life as doping cheats, seven Russian bobsled and skeleton athletes have been cleared to carry on racing in World Cup events. The green light to compete for all seven — including Sochi Olympic skeleton champion Aleksandr Tretiakov ...

Chen takes men’s short program, Knierims win pairs

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — A downer of a practice led to some soaring skating and jumping for Nathan Chen. Chen made it look easy on the ice and in the standings Thursday night, running away with the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. His winning performance came one day ...

Nina Lussi
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Lussi knocked off Olympic trail

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Lake Placid native Nina Lussi was knocked off the Olympic trail last weekend after suffering a season-ending injury during the United States Olympic Trials in Park City, Utah. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea from Feb. 9 through Feb. 25. It will ...