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Saranac Lake volleyball rebounds to take down AuSable Valley

CLINTONVILLE - The Saranac Lake volleyball team started slow Tuesday night but recovered to pick up a 3-1 victory over AuSable Valley.The Red Storm dropped a close opening game 25-22, then rebounded with scores of 25-20, 25-16 and 25-20."The team played well, but was challenged the entire ...

Storm spikers even at tourney

PICKETTS CORNERS - The Saranac Lake volleyball team traveled to compete in Saranac Central's Campership Tournament on Saturday and finished with a 5-5 mark in pool play in a format where each contest went two games.The Red Storm went up against AuSable Valley, Northeastern Clinton, Peru, ...

Douglas climbs to rollerski title

WILMINGTON - Robert Duncan Douglas and Hannah Rieders took top honors Sunday in the annual Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race organized by the New York Ski Educational Foundation.Douglas, a two-time Olympian in biathlon from Honeoye Falls, found himself in quite a battle to the finish ...

Saranac Lake Pool League Schedule

Sept. 22Romano's A at Rusty Nail AGrizle T's at Romano's BMoose Lodge at MC MotorsWaterhole at Bitters & BonesRusty Nail B at Belvedere---Sept. 29Romano's at MC MotorsBitters & Bones at Grizle T'sMoose Lodge at BelvedereWaterhole at Rusty Nail BRusty Nail A at Romano's B---Oct. ...

Bombers stay atop section

The Saranac Lake and Lake Placid cross country teams kept their seasons going strong during the Section VII Invitational meet Saturday in Cadyville Recreation Park.The defending state champion Lake Placid boys placed five runners in the top 14 overall to win the meet with 36 points. Saranac ...

Storm fly past Peru

SARANAC LAKE - By packing its defense in tight in an effort to stop the run, Peru dared Saranac Lake to throw the ball when the two teams clashed in Saturday's Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football game.Peru's plan worked great when it came to shutting down Saranac Lake's ground game, ...

Lake Placid brings home trophy

MAYFIELD - The Lake Placid boys soccer team traveled to Mayfield for a tournament this weekend and came home bearing the trophy.The Blue Bombers started the tournament Friday evening with a 2-1 win over Greenville. Lake Placid senior Kevin Geesler started off the scoring when he floated a ...

Storm headed in right direction

SARANAC LAKE - Even though the Saranac Lake girls soccer team came off the field still looking for their first win on Friday, the Red Storm did take a step in the right direction.In a 7-3 loss to visiting Peru at Schroeter's Field, Saranac Lake's girls accomplished something they haven't been ...

West, Britcher, Hyrns-Espinoza capture USA Luge start titles

LAKE PLACID (AP) - Tucker West took the men's crown, Summer Britcher claimed the women's title and the doubles team of Jake Hyrns and Anthony Espinoza also won Thursday at USA Luge's annual indoor start championships.West won for the fifth time. Britcher and the Hyrns-Espinoza team both ...

Tupper drops road contest

POTSDAM - Hungry for the school's first football victory since 2014, Potsdam Central running backs ate up huge chunks of yardage in Friday night's Northern Athletic Conference matchup against Tupper Lake.Led by Brandon Buffham's 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns on just 14 carries - all in ...

Bulldogs sweep Lumberjacks in 3

TUPPER LAKE - The Tupper Lake volleyball team lost three straight games to Chateaugay Thursday evening, but coach Diane Helms couldn't have been happier with the way her girls played."Chateaugay is generally number one in our division and they come out every year strong, and we held our own ...

6er logo televised at Bills game

ORCHARD PARK - The Saranac Lake 6er logo was seen clearly during Thursday night's CBS broadcast of the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills football game.John Lang, a Lockport resident and annual visitor to Saranac Lake, was shown in his customary "Bills Elvis" garb with a 6er sticker pasted to his ...

Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake football headed in different directions

SARANAC LAKE - It's the third weekend of the high school football season in the North Country, and so far it's been two different tales for Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake.Deep in numbers and experience, the Red Storm have gotten off to a 2-0 start and will be looking for their third straight win ...

Cougars overpower Red Storm

SARANAC LAKE - For the first time this season, Saranac Lake's boys found themselves outmatched on the soccer pitch.On Thursday at Schroeter's Field, visiting Northeastern Clinton stung the Red Storm with two quick goals just before the end of the first half and tacked on another late tally in ...

Kenniston, Sturgeon catch fire

LAKE PLACID - Except for a little blip, Korey Kenniston and Kurt Sturgeon experienced what could be considered a magical day on the golf course. The two teamed up to fire a 63 on Tuesday to win the 38th annual Bar Fly Golf Tournament at the Craig Wood Golf Course in Lake Placid.Kenniston, of ...

Bombers rally for 2-2 draw

PORT HENRY - The Lake Placid girls soccer team got off to a slow start against Moriah on Wednesday, but had a strong second half to forge a 2-2 tie with the host Vikings.Moriah netted the only two goals of the opening half, with McKenzie Sprague and Halee Calabrees scoring.Lake Placid took over ...

Blue Bombers fall to Chazy

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid boys soccer team did some roughing up, and got a little roughed up, during a hard-fought 2-1 loss to Chazy at home on Tuesday afternoon.The first half of the game saw no scoring, but plenty of physical soccer as the two teams battled on the pitch at the North Elba ...

Shumway races to second win

PLATTSBURGH - Brittany Shumway won her second race of the season and the Saranac Lake boys cross country team secured two dual meet wins as the Red Storm traveled to Plattsburgh for a meet.Shumway, a senior, ran past the field to finish in 20 minutes, 7 seconds. Not far behind were the DeJordy ...

Quebec golfers sweep top spots

LAKE PLACID - Sunday's final round of the annual Craig Wood-Ray Randall golf tournament had a little bit of everything on a windy afternoonThere were difficult conditions. Leads flip-flopped throughout the day. There was challenging golf, especially when it came to putting. There was a playoff. ...

Tupper falls at home to Larries

TUPPER LAKE - Tupper Lake girls soccer held its first home game on Saturday, and fell to St. Lawrence 2-1.Tupper Lake's Shawna Vallaincourt scored on an assist from Sophia Martin with eight minutes left in the first half to tie up the score at one apiece.St. Lawrence put the winning goal in net ...