Spring Sports 2018

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...