2017 Fall Sports

Chiefs top Saranac Lake in final at-bat

PICKETTS CORNERS — The Saranac Lake baseball team had a cold day at the plate Saturday, as the Red Storm mustered up just three hits in a 4-3 setback to Saranac Central. Despite their batting struggles, the Red Storm headed into the seventh inning tied at 3-3, but failed to score a ...

Bombers continue to cruise

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid’s top four golfers had another outstanding day Friday in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference match against Northeastern Clinton at Craig Wood Golf Course. Drew Maiorca was the low shooter of the match after turning in a score of 33, which was two under par on ...

Bjorn Kroes watches his approach shot head toward the 15th green during Thursday’s high school match. The Blue Bombers senior was one of three golfers who shared medalist honors with rounds of even-par 35s.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

LP stands as CVAC’s lone unbeaten

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid golf team faced its toughest test of the season so far Thursday when it hosted Moriah, and the Blue Bombers came through with flying colors at Craig Wood to keep their unbeaten record intact. The match featured two teams without a loss, and Lake Placid ...

Lake Placid freshman James Flanigan stays ahead of the pack during the 3,200-meter race Thursday against Beekmantown. Flanigan led from start to finish to win with a personal-best time of 10:52.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Distance wins carry Bombers boys

LAKE PLACID — Last week, the Lake Placid track and field teams competed at home in the snow. The Blue Bombers were back on the track on Thursday, and this time around the sun was shining brightly. And on an ideal afternoon for a meet, Lake Placid split with Beekmantown in Champlain ...

Red Storm back on winning track

PLATTSBURGH — The Saranac Lake track and field teams rebounded from their first setback of the season with a sweep of Seton Catholic on Thursday at Plattsburgh High School. The Red Storm toppled the outmanned Knights 116-11 in the boys meet, and Saranac Lake’s girls claimed a 87-45 ...

Saranac Lake senior Brandon Meyer rips into a pitch for a triple during the fifth inning of Wednesday’s game against Moriah in Saranac Lake.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Red Storm find winning solution

SARANAC LAKE — Heading into Wednesday’s game against Moriah, Saranac Lake’s senior- laden baseball team struggled to find ways to win games. But that wasn’t the case against the Vikings, as the Red Storm rolled to a 15-2 victory at home to improve to 3-4 in Champlain Valley ...

Lake Placid tennis remains unbeaten

LAKE PLACID — Another gutty performance kept the Lake Placid girls tennis team unbeaten, as the Blue Bombers topped Peru 3-2 victory Wednesday in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. The contest was Lake Placid’s home finale, and the Blue Bombers came through in the final match ...

Saranac Lake’s Brian Byrne battles for a loose ball with Canton’s Louden Porter (3) and Larecus Dobbs during the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s game at Schroeter’s Field in Saranac Lake.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Canton escapes emerging Storm

SARANAC LAKE — So close, and not so far away. In the preseason, Dermott Morgan said his boys lacrosse team at Saranac Lake had some work to do if it wanted to hang in there with the traditional powerhouses in Section X. Eleven games into the season, the Red Storm showed they have ...

Carter Grady of Lake Placid heads toward the finish line during his winning effort in the 100-meter dash in Tuesday’s high school track meet against Ticonderoga.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Blue Bombers track thrives in cold, snowy conditions

LAKE PLACID — Tuesday was a cold, wet and at times, quite a snowy day on the track in Lake Placid. But it was also a very good day for the Blue Bombers boys and girls, as they notched close victories over Ticonderoga in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. Lake Placid’s boys ...

Tupper Lake’s Rebecca Delair tosses a pitch Tuesday afternoon during the first of two games against Madrid-Waddington at L. P. Quinn Elementary School.
(Enterprise photo —Justin A. Levine)

Yellow Jackets sting Tupper Lake in softball

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake softball team dropped a pair of games to visiting Madrid-Waddington in a doubleheader on the L.P. Quinn Elementary School fields Tuesday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets triumphed 13-0 in the first game and 21-9 in the second. With snow falling most of the day, ...

Mike Hyde throws a pitch during Tuesday’s doubleheader games against Madrid-Waddington in Tupper Lake.
(Enterprise photo —Justin A. Levine)

Lumberjacks baseball goes cold against Madrid

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake baseball team braved about three hours of cold weather Tuesday, only to get frozen out during a doubleheader against visiting Madrid-Waddington. The Lumberjacks lost the first game 5-4 and the second 14-3. But despite their winless season so far, coach ...

NAC secures win in bottom of seventh

ELLENBURG DEPOT — Saranac Lake fell into an early hole, rallied to tie Tuesday’s game in the top of the seventh inning, but ultimately fell as Northern Adirondack scored the winning run in its final at-bat for a 9-8 victory in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys baseball. The Red ...

Saranac Lake sophomore Jonathan Hewitt winds up in the 
discus event 
Monday’s track and field meet against Saranac 
Central. Hewitt 
won the 
competition with a throw of 126’6.5” inches, which is the top toss in the 
Champlain Valley Athletic Conference this season.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Chiefs hand Storm first loss

SARANAC LAKE — After starting off the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season with 3-0 records, Saranac Lake’s boys and girls track teams went up against the league’s most successful program Monday when they hosted Saranac Central. Saranac’s squads rolled through their first ...

Saranac Lake’s Will Coats attempts to corral the ball in the outfield while Ben Salls backs up the play during Tuesday’s game against Peru.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Late collapse costs Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake baseball team was flying high when it soared out to a 5-1 lead in the first inning of Tuesday’s game against Peru. And for the next five innings, the Red Storm remained on top on a rainy day. The good times, however, came to a crashing halt for Saranac ...

Tupper Lake baseball team
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Tupper reloads with young crop of players

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake baseball team lost several players from last year’s team to graduation, but had no problem filling out the ranks this season with a crop of up and comers. The lone senior on the team is Jordan Young, but head coach Travis Dupuis will have a dugout full ...

Saranac Lake baseball team
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Diamond breakthrough in the making

SARANAC LAKE — When it comes to baseball in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference, Saranac Lake has never really been known as one of the powerhouse teams. But the Red Storm are hoping to turn that around this spring. With 11 players on a 13-member roster returning for their third ...

Front row, from left: Scott Sharlow, Colin Hayes, Jesse Izzo, Jarrett Hathaway, Jarell Paul, Duncan Segger, Colden Lawrence and Tyler Hinckley. Back row, from left: head coach Brian Brandes, Jake Coursen, Evan Damp, Logan Brown, Pat Quinn, Kamm Cassidy, Gage Perry and assistant coach Ron Rossi. Missing from the photo is Colin Bentley.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Cassidy, Damp provide reliability in lineup

LAKE PLACID — During recent seasons, the Lake Placid baseball team has been able to ride a handful of seniors and some experienced underclassmen to success at the varsity level. But with just two seniors returning this spring, head coach Brian Brandes and assistant Ron Rossi will look ...

Tupper Lake softball team
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Tupper looks to build on last season’s gains

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake softball team won four games last year, their first time claiming any victories in quite a few seasons, and returning coach Brian Bennett is looking to build on that success this year. The Lumberjacks finished 4-12 overall last year. “The first win we ...

Front row, from left: Jayda Buckley, Hannah Gochenaur, Morgan Farmer, Kendra Martin, Makayla Schmidt and Briana Fenton. Back row, from left: coach Deb Yando, Kayleigh Merrill, Andrea Boon, Natalie Dewey, Iris Glinski, Lindsay Reeve and Katy Holvik.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Storm look to turn experience into victories

SARANAC LAKE — The goal for the Saranac Lake softball team this season is simple. A veteran Red Storm squad wants to win games. And with eight starters returning for their final season as starters, and four more junior varsity veterans moving up as juniors, coach Deb Yando hopes ...

Front row, from left: Cadence Lewis, Katelyn Thompson, Emily Jesmer, Hanna Whitney, MacKenzie Kondrat. Back row, from left: Makeda Thompson, Faith Fell, Paige Megliore, Caitlyn Lopez and Shelby Jewtraw. Elaina Smith is not pictured.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Blue Bombers in the mix as Class C contender

LAKE PLACID — With the customary late arrival of spring, coupled with the timing of vacation this year, the Lake Placid Blue Bombers are going to play a great deal of softball in a short amount of time once their packed schedule really gets rolling. And with not a lot of depth, it will ...