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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Ferebee nets three for Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Eighth-grader Olivia Ferebee scored three goals to lead the Lake Placid girls soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Seton Catholic on Friday. Ferebee, Emma Adragna and Dariana Patterson each scored goals for the Blue Bombers in the first half. Ferebee put the game away with two ...

Tupper drops season-opener

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake football team opened its season at home Friday night, and despite a loss, the young team is already looking to improve. Hosting Morrisville-Eaton in 8-man football, the Lumberjacks opened strong, holding the visitors to a short drive as Tupper Lake’s ...

AuSable Valley hands Red Storm first loss

CLINTONVILLE — Some big-time catches by athletic receivers helped give the AuSable Valley football team the edge in the first half of Friday’s game against Saranac Lake. Some really bad mistakes by the Red Storm all game long, and especially after intermission, helped pave the way ...

Red Storm hang on for first win

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys soccer team jumped out to a three-goal lead and then held on late to notch its first regular-season victory, edging Beekmantown 3-2 Thursday on home turf at Schroeter’s Field. The Red Storm carried a 2-0 lead into intermission, found the back of ...

Defense leads the way for SL

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake football team got its season off to a 2-0 start with hard-fought triumphs over Plattsburgh and Saranac Central on home turf at Wilson Raymond Field. The Red Storm now look to keep the unbeaten run going on the road, traveling to face AuSable Valley under ...

Meyers Taylor among opening day push champions

LAKE PLACID — Sylvia Hoffman, Kyle Wilcox, Elana Meyers Taylor and Codie Bascue earned titles as 2019 USA Bobsled National Push Champions in their respective divisions on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid on Thursday. “It’s good to get back into a competitive environment and ...

Tupper volleyball nets another win

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake volleyball team picked up another victory Wednesday, sweeping past Brushton-Moira in a Northern Athletic Conference match. The Lumberjacks won by scores of 25-13, 25-11 and 25-12. Tupper Lake’s balanced attack was led by senior Sierah LaValley and ...

Mini-tour event rolls through

LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack rollerski mini-tour ramped up this past weekend outside Lake Placid. As part of the drive to draw more skiers to the rollerski series, Saturday included a two-race format known as a doubleday event, consisting of a 3-kilometer skate prologue followed by a 1.5k ...

Meyers Taylor expecting baby, will miss season

U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor announced Wednesday that she will not compete this season because she is pregnant, though she plans to return in a year to prepare for the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Meyers Taylor and her husband, fellow U.S. bobsledder Nic Taylor, are expecting their first ...

Free golf part of festivites for Ray Brook course’s 100th anniversary

RAY BROOK — To celebrate its 100-year anniversary, the Saranac Lake Golf Club will have a full day of festivities Saturday. The public is invited to the open house from noon to 5 p.m. There will be free golf for non-members, a reduced one-day-only 2020 new member rate, complimentary ...

Tupper salutes senior runners

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake cross country team hosted its lone home meet of the season Tuesday, and despite being up against much larger contingents, the four Lumberjack runners performed well. In a four-way meet against Massena, Malone and Potsdam, Tupper had four runners in the ...

Red Storm earn sweep at Fort Ti

TICONDEROGA — The Saranac Lake boys and girls cross country teams earned sweeps Tuesday in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference meet held at Fort Ticonderoga. The Red Storm squads chalked up three victories apiece, knocking off Seton Catholic, Moriah/Boquet Valley and host Ticonderoga. ...

Humphries still wants to slide for US

Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries is not dropping her plans to slide for USA Bobsled, even after a Canadian court Tuesday declined to order that country’s sliding federation to give the two-time Olympic gold medalist a release allowing her to join the American team. Humphries plans to file ...

VanLeuvan goes the distance

LAKE PLACID — Thirty-six holes of golf wasn’t enough to decide this year’s champion in the annual Craig Wood-Ray Randall golf tournament that took place over the weekend. A first-place tie between three golfers forced a playoff on Sunday, and after three tightly contested playoffs ...

Push championships launch season

LAKE PLACID — The 2019 USA Bobsled Push Championships will kick off the competitive season on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid on Thursday. Competing in push championships is required for returning bobsled athletes who are vying for a spot on the 2019-2020 USA Bobsled National ...

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 ...