2017 Fall Sports

Lake Placid junior Drew Maiorca drives the ball on the 18th tee during Wednesday’s Craig Chisum tournament on Malone’s East course. Maiorca shot a 76.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Golfers soak up some sun in Malone

MALONE — For a good portion of this spring’s high school golf season that’s about to wind down, players have had to compete in some rainy, cold conditions. But that was not the case Wednesday, as some of the top golfers from sections VII and X gathered for the annual Craig Chisum ...

Bjorn Kroes watches an approach shot fly during his winning performance Friday in the Section VII golf championships at the Barracks Golf Course in Plattsburgh.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Kroes leaves no doubt this time

PLATTSBURGH — Lake Placid’s Bjorn Kroes finished runner-up in the individual competition the past two years in the Section VII Golf Championships, including falling on the second playoff hole last season when the tournament was held at Saranac Inn. On Friday, Kroes finally nailed down ...

Lake Placid senior Bjorn Kroes reacts after sinking a long birdie putt on the 11th hole during Thursday’s opening round of the Section VII golf championships at the Barracks Golf Course in Plattsburgh. Kroes put together a run of four birdies and an eagle over a five-hole stretch to take a five-stroke lead entering today’s final round.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Kroes leads Lake Placid to Section VII golf title

PLATTSBURGH — The undefeated Lake Placid golf team had no problem taking care of business and its top player paved the way. On Thursday in the Section VII championships at the Barracks Golf Course in Plattsburgh, the Blue Bombers cruised to the team title, while Bjorn Kroes put himself ...

Tupper Lake senior Tess Klossner flies through the air on her way to a first-place finish in the long jump Thursday afternoon at L. P. Quinn Elementary School in Tupper Lake.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Tupper tunes up for sectionals

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake boys and girls track and field teams each captured dual meet victories Thursday in the final home competition of the season. Battling steady rain, cool temperatures and gusting winds, the Lumberjacks beat Clifton-Fine and Madrid-Waddington at L.P. Quinn ...

Lake Placid seventh-grader Sonja Toishi competes in second singles in the Blue Bombers’ season-opening  match in April against Plattsburgh. After going unbeaten in CVAC play, she went on to win the Section VII girls singles crown.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Seventh-grade champion

LAKE PLACID — For a young athlete whose favorite sport is definitely skiing, Sonja Toishi is pretty good at the game of tennis too. On Friday, the seventh-grader completed her climb to the top of Section VII heap, winning the girls singles title at SUNY Plattsburgh. After playing in ...

Early deficit dooms Tupper in semifinal

NORWOOD — The Tupper Lake baseball team fell behind early and never recovered Tuesday on the way to a 14-2 loss to Norwood-Norfolk in the semifinal round of the Section X, Class C tournament. Norwood-Norfolk scored seven runs in the second inning, and pitcher Robert Voss took over from ...

Lacrosse seasons come to an end

MASSENA — The season came to an end for the Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team on Monday, as Massena rallied from a big early deficit to claim an 11-10 victory in the first round of the Section X playoff tournament. The Red Storm led most of the way. They jumped out to a 3-0 edge, held a 5-1 ...

Saranac Lake sophomore Grace Clark speeds over the hurdles in a qualifying heat during Saturday’s Section VII track and field championship meet in Lake Placid. Clark won the 100 hurdles title with a personal-best time.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Locals keep pace at sectionals

LAKE PLACID — Saturday’s Section VII track and field championships in Lake Placid unfolded just about the same way the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference’s regular season ended. The dominating Saranac Central Chiefs swept the boys and girls team titles, and both Saranac Lake squads ...

Saranac Lake’s Lydia Bullock drives toward the Potsdam net while drawing a host of Potsdam defenders during the first half of Friday’s game at North Country Community College. Bullock led Saranac Lake with four goals.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Storm surge past Sandstoners

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake girls lacrosse team wrapped up the regular season with a victory Friday, topping Potsdam 12-10 at the North Country Community College field. In a game with playoff implications, the Red Storm broke a 7-7 tie at intermission by scoring two goals during ...

Placid golf polishes off another perfect season

PORT KENT — The Lake Placid golf team won its fourth-straight Champlain Valley Athletic Conference regular season championship Friday with a 6-0 victory over AuSable Valley at Harmony Hills Golf Club. The Blue Bombers completed the season with a 10-0 record, their fourth time in a row ...

Lake Placid senior Ryan Kane chips onto the 13th green during Thursday’s match against rival Saranac Lake at Craig Wood.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Lake Placid undeterred by Storm

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid golf team had to wait a little bit longer to claim its ninth win on Thursday, and most of the Blue Bombers only wound up playing six holes to get the job done. In a delayed, and then shortened match at Craig Wood, Lake Placid blanked Saranac Lake 6-0 to ...

Nick Skiff, of Tupper Lake, knocks the ball out of a sand trap Thursday.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Tupper golf on the upswing

TUPPER LAKE — Despite suffering another loss Thursday afternoon, the Tupper Lake golf team shot its best round of the season, and the young team looks like it will be a force to reckon with in the future. The Lumberjacks fell to Norwood-Norfolk, which shot a cumulative score of 211 ...

Saranac Lake’s Emery Swanson attempts to control the ball while colliding with Salmon River’s Iawentanawen Mitchell during the first half of Friday’s game at Schroeter’s Field. Also pictured for the Red Storm is Bruno Freeman (20).
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Shamrocks pull away from Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — For the second time this season, the Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team found itself in a tight match Friday with Salmon River in the last game of the Section X regular season for both squads. Four straight goals in the second half by the Shamrocks ended any hopes that the ...

Lake Placid junior Carter Grady powers toward the finish line during Wednesday’s 200-meter dash at the North Elba Show Grounds in Lake Placid.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Bombers lock up boys title

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid boys track and field team captured the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Division II title Wednesday with a win over EKMW, while the girls rounded out their season on a solid footing as well. The boys’ team won the last regular meet of the season ...

Red Storm stride into sectionals

PERU — The Saranac Lake track and field teams are hitting their stride at just the right time as they prepare for Saturday’s Section VII championship meet in Lake Placid. The Red Storm boys and girls rounded out their dual meet seasons Wednesday with wins over Peru. Both teams are 6-1 ...

Lake Placid’s Jesse Izzo is tagged out at home by AuSable Valley pitcher Aaron O’Neill during the third inning of Tuesday’s game on the Blue Bombers’ diamond.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Blue Bombers fall in CVAC finale

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid baseball team found itself in a competitive game Tuesday to wrap its Champlain Valley Athletic Conference schedule, but the Blue Bombers fell short on the scoreboard again in what has been a tough season record-wise. Led by a complete-game pitching ...

Makeda Thompson raps out a single for Lake Placid early in Tuesday’s high school softball game against Beekmantown.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Eagles soar past LP with late rally

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid and Beekmantown softball teams had quite a battle going for most of Tuesday’s matchup on the Blue Bombers’ diamond. The game, however, got away from the Blue Bombers in a big way during the final two innings. With the scored tied 7-7, the Eagles ...

Saranac Lake’s Matt White sprints with the ball past Massena’s Kyran Sunday during the second half of Monday’s match at Schroeter’s Field in Saranac Lake.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Raiders roll through Storm

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake had high hopes of taking down Massena when the two teams met for the second time this season on Monday in a Section X boys lacrosse game. A disastrous second half ended any chance the Red Storm had of averting a sweep, as the Red Raiders rolled to a 15-3 ...

Lake Placid tennis finishes without a loss

BEEKMANTOWN — The Lake Placid girls tennis team is the cream of the crop in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference. On Monday in Beekmantown, the Blue Bombers claimed the CVAC championship after topping the Eagles 3-2 to finish with an unbeaten 9-0 record. Lake Placid swept the three ...