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SL nordic trio wins at Queensbury relays

Saranac Lake’s girls took a first place result Saturday in the high school nordic relay races at the North Creek Ski Bowl. Sylvie Linck, Sophia Kelting and Bella Wissler teamed up to top a field of 21 relay trios from a host of schools. They turned in a combined time of 27 minutes, 31.5 ...

SLP boys fall 5-3 to Tigers

The Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey team dropped its second game in as many days, falling 5-3 to host Middlebury Saturday in the Buster Brush Memorial tournament in Vermont. Rhett Darrah scored a pair of goals to lead SLP and Dylan Amell found the back of the net once and added an assist in ...

Local PSA gets national play

SARANAC LAKE — A locally made public service announcement urging less aggressive audience participation at school sporting events will soon be highlighted on a national level. The PSA was produced by the Saranac Lake Central School District and Bing Bang Boom Inc. in January 2019. Now ...

SLP girls top Canton for 3rd place

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team didn’t claim the tournament title it hoped for over the weekend as the host of two days of action at the Saranac Lake Civic Center. That honor belonged to the Plattsburgh Hornets, who edged Ithaca 1-0 in Saturday’s ...

The race is on

Look for a report on this Nordic ski meet in the Enterprise sports section soon. A photo gallery of the meet is available to browse or buy here.

SLP teams fall in tourney openers

SARANAC LAKE — The combined Saranac Lake Placid hockey teams both came up on the losing end of first-round tournament games played on Friday. The girls are hosting their holiday tourney and suffered a 3-0 shutout loss to Ithaca at the Saranac Lake Civic Center, while SLP’s boys went ...

Saranac Lake’s holiday hockey tradition

SARANAC LAKE — Every year on the day after Christmas, the Saranac Lake Civic Center plays host to the high school’s alumni hockey games. In a way, it’s like a family reunion that is starting to span more than just one generation of Saranac Lake High School graduates who played for ...

Cohen slides to Switzerland

(Correction: An earlier version of this article misspelled Maddy Cohen's last name. The Enterprise regrets the error.) LAKE PLACID — Maddy Cohen is heading to Switzerland. The Lake Placid High School student will compete in the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in the sport of bobsled. The ...

Right up his alley

PLATTSBURGH — Just because you are blind does not mean you can’t bowl. If there’s any doubt about that, go ahead and ask Nolan LaValley. LaValley, a junior at Northeastern Clinton Central High School, might not be able to see, but that does not keep him away from the ...

Larries beat Red Storm boys

SARANAC LAKE — For the second time in as many games, Saranac Lake’s boys found itself in a battle. They owned a three-point lead at halftime, but were unable to hold on down the stretch during a 60-52 loss to Saint Lawrence Central Saturday. In the non-league basketball matchup at ...

SLP ices Chiefs

PLATTSBURGH — The Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey team kicked off the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season with a big win, taking down Saranac Central 7-4. The game was the league opener for both teams, and special teams paved the way for the win as SLP buried four pucks on power ...

Jamming at Whiteface

WILMINGTON — Whiteface Mountain hosted the first competition of the USASA Adirondack Series with a Rail Jam Event on Sunday, December 15, with a number of participants from NYSEF turning in shining results. The contests featured skiers and snowboarders competing in divisions ranging from ...

Decked out for the 10th Annual Jingle Bell Run

LAKE PLACID — Instead of “Decking the Halls,” participants decked themselves out in creative costumes for the 10th Annual Adirondack Health 2.5-mile Jingle Bell Run held in Lake Placid on Saturday, Dec. 14. The course circled Mirror Lake Drive and started and ended at the village ...

LP boys earn first hoops win

LAKE PLACID -- Adnan Cecunjanin came up with late-game heroics for the Lake Placid boys basketball team Thursday when he sank a buzzer-beating three-point shot to lift the Blue Bombers to a 48-45 victory at home over Wells. The win was Lake Placid’s first of the season, and Cecunjanin ...

Girls hockey: Massena 4, Saranac Lake Placid 1

SARANAC LAKE — A day after scoring twice in the third period while rallying to a 2-2 tie with undefeated Salmon River, the Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team couldn’t repeat that success during a 4-1 loss to Massena Thursday at the Saranac Lake Civic Center. The Red Raiders scored ...

Skutt, Kelting lead SL-LP Nordic ski meet

- SARANAC LAKE — Lake Placid senior Mike Skutt took top honors in boys Nordic ski racing Wednesday, finishing first in Wednesday’s high school matchup between the Blue Bombers and Saranac Lake. The races were held at Saranac Lake’s Dewey Mountain Ski Center, and Skutt skied into ...

SLP girls rally to tie unbeaten Shamrocks

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey players didn’t skate off their home ice as winners Wednesday, but they did leave the rink feeling pretty darn good after rallying to forge a 2-2 tie against unbeaten Salmon River. Trailing 2-0 in the third period, SLP erased the ...

Another season starts in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Despite threats of rain the first day and snowfall and wind on the second day of racing, the Lake Placid North American Challenge was a successful first event of the season in the Lake Placid Speed Skating Club racing series. The competition was held at the Olympic ...

Bolton defeats LP girls

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid girls basketball team fell to Bolton 47-33 on Monday in a historic night in the Blue Bombers’ gymnasium. Bolton’s Katelyn Van Auken was the history maker, as the junior scored the 1,000th point of her high school career. Van Auken drained 19 points in the ...