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Time Trials series at halfway point

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LAKE PLACID — The Placid Planet Time Trials series reached the midway point Wednesday as 17 riders braved the cold and rainy conditions on Riverside Drive in Lake Placid. The series will continue for another three weeks, each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The series is free and open to the ...

SL’s big bats beat Bombers

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SARANAC LAKE — When Saranac Lake’s Marissa Gibbs launched the third pitch of way, way out of the ball park in Thursday’s game against Lake Placid, it was definitely a sign of things to come for the Red Storm. Playing at home on senior day, Saranac Lake piled up 24 hits on the way ...

Saranac Lake tops rival Bombers

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid and Saranac Lake track and field teams have a friendly rivalry, and coaches honored seniors from both schools Thursday before the final meet of the season between the two squads. At the last regular-season meet for each team before next week’s Section ...

SLP battles back then loses to Plattsburgh

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SARANAC LAKE — After struggling through the season without tasting victory, the Saranac Lake Placid boys lacrosse team may have had its best opportunity to date to finally pick up a win when it hosted Plattsburgh on Thursday at Schroeter’s Field. Falling into a 6-0 hole early ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Chiefs hand Lake Placid 1st golf loss

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid golf team’s Champlain Valley Athletic Conference unbeaten streak came to an end Thursday as Saranac Central downed the Blue Bombers 4-2. Lake Placid also took on Plattsburgh during Thursday’s round at Craig Wood, winning that match 4-2. The Blue ...

Martin diversifies her approach

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake track and field team hosted the second of its two home meets on Wednesday against Franklin Academy and Gouverneur as overcast skies occasionally gave way to showers. But despite the wet conditions, home athletes performed well. Sophia Martin, a senior at ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Sharlow finishes off NAC

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LAKE PLACID — Scott Sharlow’s walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday was the decisive blow that lifted Lake Placid to an 8-7 victory over Northern Adirondack in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. The Blue Bombers gave up three unearned runs in the top ...

First-place Eagles fly through Storm

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SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake softball coach Suzanne Nicholas told her players they needed “bats, brains and no errors” on Tuesday when they hosted Beekmantown, the top team in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference. The Red Storm did get a few hits, but too mistakes, coupled with ...

Solid sendoff for SLP seniors

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Placid girls lacrosse team honored its seniors Monday in the squad’s final regular-season home match of the year. And despite competing on a cold, soggy day, SLP’s six seniors and the rest of their teammates had an evening to remember while claiming ...

Weather washes out rivalry game

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LAKE PLACID — During a typical spring sports season in the North Country, high school teams try to get their games in whenever they can, because it can be really tough to find another day to reschedule them. On Monday, Lake Placid and Saranac Lake attempted to play each other for the ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Storm track down two wins

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys and girls track and field teams picked up rainy victories Monday in a dual meet against Northeastern Clinton. The boys team won 103-28 and the girls secured a 93-33 victory. “Conditions were less than perfect tonight for our meet with NCCS,” ...

Chance to meet Surge baseball league official

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SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Patrick Murphy and village Mayor Clyde Rabideau, are co-hosting a meet-and-greet with Empire Professional Baseball League Director of Business and Baseball Operations Eddie Gonzalez. The event will occur at 5 p.m. ...

’Round the Mountain kicks off paddling season

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SARANAC LAKE — When the water temperature and the air temperature combined don’t add up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, you know it’s cold. But that didn’t stop dozens of boats from tackling the first big canoe race of the season on Saturday. The ’Round the Mountain canoe, kayak and ...

Terdiman ready for round two

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LAKE PLACID — An unusual arrangement emerged on the USA Luge team last season, as Olympic silver medal-winning solo slider Chris Mazdzer joined Jayson Terdiman on the doubles sled. It turned out to be a winning combination as the pair reached the podium at Mount Van Hoevenberg, and ...

Red Storm offense ignites

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake softball team rode good bats and a solid defense to an 11-5 victory over AuSable Valley on Thursday in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. The Red Storm racked up 10 hits, including three doubles, and had just two errors in the field on the way ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: SL baseball wins another

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CLINTONVILLE — Heading into this week of high school baseball action, Saranac Lake still hadn’t tasted victory. So far, it’s turned out to be a pretty good week for the Red Storm. On Thursday, Saranac Lake won for the second time in four days, topping AuSable Valley 9-2 for its ...

Week 2 of time trials in the books

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LAKE PLACID — The second Placid Planet bicycle time trial drew 31 riders to Lake Placid on Wednesday night, as the six-week series continued. Races will continue for another four weeks, each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The series is free and open to the public. Prizes are presented to the man ...

Bombers tennis making strides

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid tennis teams split at home on Wednesday in close matches against Northeastern Clinton. The Blue Bombers boys posted a 3-2 victory over the Cougars, while Lake Placid’s girls fell by the same score. Lake Placid’s boys got a win from their top singles ...

Tupper picks up another win

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake golf team was at an even .500 going into Wednesday’s home match against Clifton-Fine, and the Lumberjacks improved to 3-2 on the season as the team continues to improve. Nick Skiff led the way for Tupper Lake with a 49 over nine holes at the Tupper Lake ...