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NWHL’s Placid bubble begins today

LAKE PLACID — Drop the puck! After seeing no official hockey games played at the Olympic Center for more than 10 months, those words can ring out again this weekend as the National Women’s Hockey League begins a condensed two-week season in Lake Placid. The cornoravirus pandemic ...

‘This is a huge event to choreograph,’ NWHL chief says

Tyler Tumminia has lost plenty of sleep trying to get the National Women’s Hockey League back on the ice. But now the interim commissioner has had her last night left to toss and turn. The NWHL goes full bubble hockey today when its two-week sprint of a season begins in a quarantined ...

NWHL schedule in Lake Placid bubble

LAKE PLACID — The six teams of the National Women’s Hockey League will be playing their entire season, including playoffs and the final, at the Olympic Center. - Saturday, Jan. 23 1 p.m.: Toronto Six at Metropolitan Riveters 4 p.m.: Boston Pride at Minnesota Whitecaps 7 p.m.: ...

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA — His name is all over the baseball record book and, indeed, Hank Aaron could do it all. Sure, he’s remembered mostly for dethroning the Babe to become baseball’s home run king on the way to 755, but don’t forget about the .300 average, or the graceful way he fielded his ...

Women’s hockey sees huge growth after 1st Olympics

(Editor's note: In celebration of the National Women’s Hockey League coming to Lake Placid Olympic for its two-week season in a bubble starting with a triple-header Saturday, the Enterprise is running a three-part series covering the history of women’s hockey in the Olympic Village. This is ...

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA — His name is all over the baseball record book and, indeed, Hank Aaron could do it all. Sure, he’s remembered mostly for dethroning the Babe to become baseball’s home run king on the way to 755, but don’t forget about the .300 average, or the graceful way he fielded his ...

Olympian Kilbourne-Hill recalls women’s hockey in Lake Placid

(Editor's note: In celebration of the National Women’s Hockey League coming to Lake Placid Olympic for its two-week season in a bubble starting with a triple-header Saturday, the Enterprise is running a three-part series covering the history of women’s hockey in the Olympic Village. This ...

NWHL adding to women’s hockey history in LP

(Editors note: In celebration of the National Women’s Hockey League coming to Lake Placid Olympic for its two-week season in a bubble starting with a triple-header Saturday, the Enterprise is running a three-part series covering the history of women’s hockey in the Olympic ...

Getting Outdoors and Active

SARANAC LAKE — It’s no secret that a whole lot of people live in the North Country because it’s a region where the great outdoors is nothing short of amazing. For those who haven’t discovered how wonderful our Adirondack Mountain environment really is, Saranac Lake’s Marijke ...

Locals finish 1st race in Germany

Two area women got their first taste of biathlon competition in Europe on Thursday, as Lake Clear’s Jackie Garso and Lucy Hochschnarter of Lake Placid raced in the opening IBU Cup event in Arber, Germany. The pair, who skied together and were members of the St. Lawrence University ...

Local biathletes Garso, Hochschartner start competing today in Germany

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — A mix of IBU Cup veterans will team with up-and-coming athletes to form the 12-person roster for U.S. Biathlon at the first two IBU Cups of the season that started Thursday in Arber, Germany. After being delayed due to COVID and with no December racing, around 190 ...

College hockey player dies in Whiteface ski crash

WILMINGTON — A SUNY Fredonia student and hockey player died from a ski crash on Whiteface Mountain on Tuesday. Bernhard “Tanner” Kahlau, 22, of Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, was skiing on the Approach trail at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center when he lost control, veered off the trail and ...

Locals shine as Mt. Van Hoevenberg hosts first races

LAKE PLACID — In hosting its first weekend of racing this winter, the New York Ski Education Foundation had the honor of breaking in a brand new facility at the totally rebuilt Nordic center at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The event was the annual Harry Eldridge Memorial races held on Saturday ...

NYSEF christens LP’s new Nordic center

LAKE PLACID — In one of the first races of the season for many skiers, Lake Placid locals and Rochester area Nordic athletes dominated many of the top spots on the first day of the annual Harry Eldridge NYSEF Junior National Qualifier. The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF), ...

Bennett helps lead national youth football league

SARANAC LAKE — Eric Bennett loves football. He played the sport at his alma mater Saranac Lake High School, and he’s been the longtime head varsity coach of a Red Storm program that traditionally has enjoyed a lot of success. But counting wins and losses isn’t how Bennett gauges ...

SL Nordic team takes to the trails at Dewey

SARANAC LAKE — They’re finally on skis. On Wednesday, the Saranac Lake Red Storm Nordic team held its first practice of the season under the lights at the Dewey Mountain Recreational Center. After a run of warm weather and a lack of significant snowfall delayed the start to the ...

USA Luge 6th in team, Sweeney 10th in singles

KOENIGSSEE, Germany — USA Luge wrapped up its return to the Eberspacher World Cup tour Sunday with a sixth-place effort in the Koenigssee team relay. The United States luge team, based in Lake Placid, skipped the first four World Cup races this season as a result of concerns over the ...

US sliders finally starting World Cup seasons

Some U.S. luge, bobsled and skeleton athletes have rejoined the international World Cup sliding circuits, after they all stayed home for the first half of the season because of issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. There are some exceptions: most athletes and coaches who are members ...