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Weibrecht 17th in final super-G

ASPEN, Colorado — Travis Ganong led the way for the U.S. Ski Team in a challenging super-G at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals on another sunny, warm, spring-like Colorado day Thursday. “It’s nice to be done with the season and also, it’s nice to be able push one last race and have ...

Final Loppet registration

LAKE PLACID — Final registration and bib pickup for the Lake Placid Loppet cross-country skiing races takes place today from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Mount Van Hoevenberg ski center. The full 25-kilometer and 50K races will take place Saturday. Race-day registration will be available for the ...

ECAC’s best meet in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — If the seedings heading into this year’s ECAC men’s ice hockey postseason tournament were an indication of how things would unfold this weekend in Lake Placid, the final four teams still left alive should provide for an exciting final four. The top three seeds in ...

Mitch Seavey is Iditarod’s oldest, fastest winner

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, becoming the fastest and oldest champion at age 57 and helping cement his family’s position as mushing royalty. The Seward, Alaska, musher brought his dogs off the frozen Bering Sea and onto Front ...

Local musher hopes to finish Iditarod

Peter Reuter of Bloomingdale is still on the Iditarod trail. The part-time resident of Bloomingdale is competing in the nearly 1,000-mile sled dog race across the interior of Alaska for the first time. He reached his last checkpoint at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday in the village of Kaltag with 10 ...

Kellogg, Segger race to Norton luge title

LAKE PLACID — One only had to observe the conclusion of the men’s Norton Junior National Luge Championship Sunday morning to witness the vagaries of the sport. Tack on a demanding driver’s track such as Mount Van Hoevenberg’s, and a course made difficult by excessive cold leading to ...

Bailey, Dunklee team for silver

KONTIOLAHTI, Finland — World championship medalists Susan Dunklee and Lowell Bailey combined forces to win the United States’ first biathlon team medal in 23 years, a silver in Sunday’s single mixed relay at the World Cup event in Kontiolahti, Finland. Bailey, of Lake Placid, won ...

Junior Nationals wrap up in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The cross-country skiing Junior National Championships came to a close Saturday with the team relay events at the Olympic Jumping Complex. Karl Schulz teamed up with Bryce Hartman and Evan Carr to take fourth place in the under-20 men’s division with a time of 22 minutes, ...

McGrew, Schulz earn top 10s

LAKE PLACID — For the first time this week, a local athlete wasn’t astride the podium at the end of the third day of competition Friday at the cross-country skiing Junior National Championships. On Monday, Lake Placid High School graduate Karl Schulz claimed the men’s under-20 ...

Bailey 16th in Finland

Lowell Bailey took 16th place and Susan Dunklee finished fifth Friday as the World Cup biathlon tour event in Kontiolahti, Finland got underway. Bailey, of Lake Placid, shot cleanly, but was unable to get in a groove on the skis in the men’s 10-kilometer sprint. He finished 1 minute, 1.1 ...

Clarkson women grab national title

BEND, Oregon — The U.S. Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association continued its five-day collegiate national championship Wednesday with the men’s alpine slalom and a nordic freestyle sprint at Mount Bachelor. The snowy weather continued to be a challenge, forcing the snowboard ...

Scott Schulz climbs podium

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid’s Schulz brothers continued their winning ways on Wednesday at the Olympic Jumping Complex, with Scott Schulz taking second place in the 1.5-kilometer classic sprint race of the XC Junior National Championships. Scott’s podium finish came on the heels of ...

Bailey recognized for big month

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Notable performances during February from biathletes Lowell Bailey, of Lake Placid, and Susan Dunklee, of Barton, Vermont, along with the bobsled team of Elana Meyers Taylor and Kehri Jones earned the United States Olympic Committee’s Best of February honors. ...

Placid takes next step for three world events in five years

LAKE PLACID — This village isn’t wasting time in trying to bring three big international sports events to the Adirondacks over a five-year span. At Monday night’s regularly scheduled village board meeting, the board unanimously approved Lake Placid’s letter of intent to host the ...

Karl Schulz skis to national title

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School graduate Karl Schulz was the fastest man around Monday at the Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid, capturing the top spot in the men’s U20 Cross-Country Junior National Championships 10-kilometer race. Schulz completed four laps on the 2.5K ...