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Many questions remain for school sports

When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that some “lower-risk" sports will be able to proceed beginning on the Sept. 21 date that was already set, it gave hope that an abbreviated fall season may take place for some high school sports amid the coronavirus pandemic. But numerous ...

Romano’s fall leagues forming

SARANAC LAKE — Looking for a socially distant, safe, sanitized and fun activitiy this fall? Romano’s Saranac Lanes is now forming its fall bowling leagues, and meetings for those leagues will be taking place during the next few days. The Monday night men’s league will kick off with a ...

100-day run honors late Paul Smith’s alum

Jordan Foulds has been running a lot lately. The St. Michael’s College women’s cross country alumna, who’s currently working toward a master’s degree at Paul Smith’s College, is in the middle of a 100-day running challenge to raise awareness about epilepsy. The challenge is in ...

World Cup ski tour to skip US, Canada

The road to another World Cup overall title won’t include any sort of home-snow advantage for Mikaela Shiffrin. The governing body for ski racing announced Thursday that it will skip the traditional North American loop due to safety concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On the ...

USA Luge slider search comes to Lake Placid Sunday

LAKE PLACID — The USA Luge off-season recruiting tour — the White Castle USA Luge Slider Search — will begin its search for new talent on Sunday, Aug. 23, in its hometown of Lake Placid. This year’s schedule, featuring sleds on wheels, is starting later than usual as a result of the ...

For the love of the game

LAKE PLACID — A group of youngsters who love soccer aren’t going to let any pandemic spoil their fun, or their opportunity to lean some new skills. This week, the Lake Placid Soccer Centre has been hosting its annual day camp on the Jim Kordziel fields at the North Elba Show Grounds. ...

New youth football league in SL

SARANAC LAKE — A new youth football league is forming, and registration takes place at the Saranac Lake Civic Center this week on Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. each evening. It’s the Saranac Lake USA Football League for youngsters in kindergarten through 6th grade. The ...

DIRTcar racing back at Airborne

PLATTSBURGH — Saturday night short track DIRTcar racing action returns to Plattsburgh’s Airborne Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 15 in an event presented by Jim “Timex” Morgan’s After Hours Imaging and SeaComm. The J&S Steel Sportsman Modifieds, Hartson Total Opening Pro ...

Golfers notch 3 aces

LAKE PLACID — Three local golfers drained hole-in-one shots recently on courses in the North Country. Two of those aces were recorded on the Lake Placid Resort’s Mountain Course. Rick Ano scored an ace on the par 3, 17th hole with a five iron from 150 yards out. He was playing in a ...

Campbell sets course, tournament records in TL Open

TUPPER LAKE — Matt Campbell captured the pro title Sunday in the 71st annual Tupper Lake Open Golf Tournament. Not only did the pro from Central New York win the tournament for the second time in a row since his last appearance in Tupper Lake in 2017, he toppled a couple of records in ...