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Weibrecht OK after crash

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Aleksander Aamodt Kilde led the final training session Thursday ahead of the classic World Cup downhill on the Streif course. The Norwegian timed 1 minute, 56.33 seconds to lead Hannes Reichelt of Austria, the 2014 winner, by 0.02. Norwegian teammate Kjetil ...

Red Storm girls power past Sentinels

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake girls basketball team employed a dominating second half to power its way to a 39-24 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory over Ticonderoga on Wednesday. With the contest tied 15-15 at intermission, the Red Storm outscored the Sentinels 13-0 in the ...

Skiers spend some down time at Romano’s

SARANAC LAKE — Six athletes from the United States Ski Team are calling Lake Placid home for the next few days after arriving in the Adirondacks on Tuesday for a training camp that culminates this weekend with two races at Whiteface Mountain in the annual St. Lawrence University Winter ...

Lake Placid hockey clears another CVAC hurdle

PLATTSBURGH — The Lake Placid boys hockey team came through with a big win Tuesday, defeating Beekmantown 5-4 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House. The matchup featured the two teams that have been on top of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference for the past four ...

McGrew, Armstrong on top

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid seniors Gabby Armstrong and Henry McGrew each crossed the finish line in first place, but the Blue Bombers boys and girls had to settle for second place in the team scoring. On fast conditions Monday morning at Mount Van Hoevenberg, 10 high schools gathered ...

High-flying Larries sink Storm

SARANAC LAKE — Some people may have had a chance to relax over the three-day holiday weekend, but there was no rest for the Saranac Lake boys hockey team. After traveling to play in two tough games Friday and Saturday at the Norwood-Norfolk tournament, Saranac Lake was back on the ice ...

Segger slides to bronze medal

  IGLS, Austria — Bronze medals by Brittney Arndt and the doubles team of Dana Kellogg and Duncan Segger headlined the USA Luge effort last weekend at the Junior World Cup meet in Igls, Austria. The up-and-coming athletes of the International Luge Federation (FIL) raced on the track ...

Burke takes 24th in Ruhpolding

Tim Burke placed 24th as the top American in Sunday’s World Cup biathlon 12.5-kilometer pursuit race in Ruhpolding, Germany. Teammate Lowell Bailey finished 28th. Burke, of Paul Smiths, got off to a great start by cleaning both prone stages to move up to 11th out on the course. ...

American aerialists feel right at home

LAKE PLACID — Living and training in Lake Placid as a young freestyle skier has played an integral role in the aerials career of United States Ski Team veteran Ashley Caldwell. And the same could be said for another American, Mac Bohonnon. On Saturday, the two soared their way onto the ...

Meadows paces Red Storm indoor track

PLATTSBURGH — Jada Meadows placed first in one event and second in another Saturday as the Saranac Lake indoor track and field team traveled to the Plattsburgh State Field House for its second meet of the season. Meadows raced to victory in the 55-meter, recording a time of 7.70 ...

Double bronze for Americans on moguls

WILMINGTON — Americans Morgan Schild and Bradley Wilson each claimed a bronze medal Friday in the World Cup moguls event at Whiteface Mountain after making it through three rounds of competition on the Wilderness trail above Mid-Station. Schild, a 19-year-old from Pittsford, earned the ...

Northwood win worth the wait

LAKE PLACID — The Northwood School junior hockey team got the win it’s been wanting for a long time. On Friday at the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink, the Huskies toppled Shattuck-St. Mary’s 4-1, rallying from a one-goal deficit to get the job done. After suffering a string of ...

Top Junior talent on display at Northwood Invitational

LAKE PLACID — Due to format change at this year’s 38th annual Northwood Invitational Hockey Tournament, the host Huskies won’t get the chance to defend the Chris Ferrier Memorial Trophy they won a winter ago as the champions of the event’s top division. Northwood’s Juniors, ...

Chiefs pull away from Storm for hoops win

SARANAC — The Saranac Lake boys basketball team got off to a slow start Thursday night and Saranac pulled away in the second half for a 57-43 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory. The Chiefs outscored Saranac Lake 38-27 in the second half to wrap up the win. Sean ...

World Cup freestyle returns

LAKE PLACID — Freestyle moguls and aerials athletes return to competition this week with the World Cup event in Lake Placid. The moguls competition will take place Friday at Whiteface Mountain. Aerial athletes will compete under the lights Saturday at the Olympic Jumping ...

Keene twins shoot down Blue Bombers

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid basketball team suffered from two cold quarters Wednesday on the way to a 45-33 home loss to Keene. The Blue Bombers combined to score just five points in the second and fourth quarters in a game that saw Keene junior twins Antonio and Azriel Finsterer ...

Martin secures 100th victory

PLATTSBURGH — The Lake Placid boys hockey team won its fifth game in a row Wednesday night with a 7-3 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference victory over Saranac. It was head coach Butch Martin’s 100th career high school win as a head coach. Sean Moore scored three goals in the ...

School would OK uniforms if new policy put in place

SARANAC LAKE — The Board of Education unanimously agreed Wednesday to accept a donation of uniforms from an alumnus if the motion is brought back to the board. The donated uniforms have some ...