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Golfers notch 3 aces

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LAKE PLACID — Three local golfers drained hole-in-one shots recently on courses in the North Country. Two of those aces were recorded on the Lake Placid Resort’s Mountain Course. Rick Ano scored an ace on the par 3, 17th hole with a five iron from 150 yards out. He was playing in a ...

Campbell sets course, tournament records in TL Open

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TUPPER LAKE — Matt Campbell captured the pro title Sunday in the 71st annual Tupper Lake Open Golf Tournament. Not only did the pro from Central New York win the tournament for the second time in a row since his last appearance in Tupper Lake in 2017, he toppled a couple of records in ...

Jenkins Mt. Scramble at the VIC

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PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s College virtual Jenkins Mountain Scramble kicked off at the VIC, with the event featuring a 10-kilometer trail run and half marathon. In a similar fashion to the virtual trail run series at the VIC, the courses will be laid out for participants to ...

They’re calling it the ‘menopause marathon’

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LAKE GEORGE — Exercise is the No. 1 antidote to aging. That is the point a group of menopausal women will be trying to make when they swim the length of Lake George in a relay Thursday and Friday. They are calling it a “menopause marathon.” Dr. Kate O’Keeffe, a retired Glens ...

Senate passes bill to overhaul USOPC

Winter Olympic Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill that would give Congress the power to dissolve the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s board of directors and would more than double the federation’s funding for the U.S. Center for SafeSport passed the Senate unanimously Tuesday. The bill was written in ...

St. Joe’s tourney becomes virtual

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SARANAC LAKE — Each summer, the St. Joseph’s Treatment and Recovery Center hosts its annual golf tournament, which its only yearly fundraiser. This summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event will be held virtually. The 19th annual St. Joseph’s Golf Tournament, with its rich ...

90-Miler alternatives are ruled out

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SARANAC LAKE — When it was announced in June that this year’s Adirondack Canoe Classic had been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, race organizers Brian and Grace McDonnell left the door open for possible alternative events if conditions improved. That door is now officially ...