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Storm piece together another win

SARANAC LAKE — Mistake-free, definitely not. Resilient, without a doubt. Saranac Lake’s football team overcame its own miscues, bounced back from two big momentum shifts in the second half and took advantage of a couple breaks to win a tough battle Saturday, topping Saranac Central ...

Lone goal propels Bobcats past Bombers

LAKE PLACID — A goal midway through the second half was all Northern Adirondack needed to claim a 1-0 victory over Lake Placid in a Northern Soccer League Division II girls soccer match Friday on the Blue Bombers’ field. Madison Peryea netted the lone goal of the match, scoring at the ...

Top bobsledder Kaillie Humphries wants to race for US instead of Canada

Kaillie Humphries, a two-time Olympic bobsled gold medalist for Canada and one of the top drivers in her sport's history, is planning to race for the U.S. this coming season and beyond — including at the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Humphries has been seeking her release from Canada for ...

Mutt Strut 5K fun run slated for Sept. 22

LAKE PLACID — The Tri-Lakes Humane Society and North Country SPCA are teaming up again for the annual Mutt Strut 5K fun run, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. Jointly benefiting both organizations, all ages are welcome to join in the sixth year of this annual untimed fun run for ...

Red Storm burst out of the gate

SARANAC LAKE — High school cross country runners got to scratch their racing itch for the first time this year Tuesday at Dewey Mountain, as Saranac Lake hosted Lake Placid, Beekmantown and Plattsburgh for the opening salvo of what promises to be a hotly contested season. The Saranac ...

Persistence finally pays off

LAKE PLACID — On an ideal late summer day to play the game of golf, Nick Politi and Pete Fazio took home the championship they started looking to win four years ago when they beat the field Tuesday in the 41st annual Bar Fly Open at the Lake Placid Resort’s Links Course. The two Lake ...

Tupper volleyball wins again

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake volleyball team picked up its second win of the season Tuesday with a 3-1 victory over Gouverneur. The Lumberjacks improved to 2-0 after downing the Wildcats by scores of 25-22, 25-19, 18-25 and 25-13. Tupper Lake opened the season Friday with a win over ...

Peru slips through Storm

SARANAC LAKE — For the second time in as many games, Saranac Lake’s girls took on a solid Class B opponent early in their Northern Soccer League season. And for the second time in a row, the Red Storm competed hard but struggled offensively while ending up on the wrong side of a shutout ...

Marcantonio at home in Lake Placid 70.3

LAKE PLACID — Nicholas Marcantonio has had an exceptional summer competing in Ironman races on what he considers his home course. Back at the end of July, he took the short trip north from his home in Glens Falls looking to secure a berth in the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii with ...

Locals pull off Ironman doubles

LAKE PLACID — Rich Burke, Caitlin Skufca, Nancy Sansevere and Brian Delaney completed the Lake Placid Ironman double Sunday by crossing the finish line of the 70.3 triathlon. Each of the four locals athletes were also finishers in the 140.6-mile Ironman on July 28. Burke, a ...

37th 90-Miler leaves paddlers tired, happy

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Canoe Classic — better known as the 90-Miler — arrived in Saranac Lake on Sunday as about 250 boats finished the three-day race on the shore of Lake Flower. The 90-Miler is in its 37th year, and began on Friday in Old Forge. After paddling to Long Lake ...

Red Storm defense stops Hornets

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake reached the end zone on its first two possessions of the game, and its defense dominated from start to finish in a 12-0 shutout victory over Plattsburgh on Saturday at Wilson Raymond Field. It was the first game of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference ...

Athletes warm up to Lake Placid 70.3

LAKE PLACID — Chilly temperatures were part of the scenario the past two years for the Ironman Lake Placid 70.3 race, and that could be the case again Sunday, but organizers are doing everything they can to help provide competitors with an enjoyable day for the triathlon. The event ...

Saranac Lake blanks PHS 12-0 in football opener

SARANAC LAKE -- Saranac Lake reached the end zone on its first two possessions of the game, and its defense dominated from start to finish in a 12-0 shutout victory over Plattsburgh on Saturday at Wilson Raymond Field. It was the first game of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference ...

Road closures, spectator info for Ironman 70.3 Sunday

LAKE PLACID — The third Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. The triathlon route includes a 1.2-mile swim in Mirror Lake, a 56-mile bike ride through Lake Placid, Keene, Upper Jay, Jay and Wilmington, and a 13.1-mile run in and ...

Red Storm host Hornets in season-opener

SARANAC LAKE — Last fall, Saranac Lake’s football players faced their share of struggles through out a disappointing one-win season. With more than a dozen players back from that team, the Red Storm hopes lessons learned from a year ago will yield a successful run this time ...

NCCS deals Saranac Lake boys first loss

SARANAC LAKE — Thursday was not the type of result the Saranac Lake boys soccer team was hoping for. Hosting Northeastern Clinton to open its Northern Soccer League schedule, Saranac Lake gave up two goals in the first half, one more after intermission, and at the same time, the Red ...