USA Bobsled Push Championships kick off season

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LAKE PLACID — The USA Bobsled Push Championships will take place at the new ice facility at the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid this Friday and Saturday. Competing in push championships is one of the qualifying steps for bobsled athletes to earn a spot on ...

Surge Pitcher moves up to new league

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Saranac Lake Surge pitcher Joey Lara was selected by the York Revolution of the Atlantic League on Monday. Lara, 24, of Chicago, Illinois, was selected to play in the Empire Professional Baseball League All Star game this year as one of the league’s best players. In his seven games ...

Swedes sweep Ironman

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LAKE PLACID — On a day that started out dark and rainy, it ended with a bright blue sky and lots of smiles for two Swedes. Rasmus Svenningsson and Lisa Norden were the winners of the Men’s and Women’s pro division, respectively, of Ironman Lake Placid on Sunday. Svenningsson and ...

Seven locals complete Ironman

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SARANAC LAKE: Bryce Hartman, 22: 12:34:12 LAKE PLACID: Elizabeth Izzo, 29: 11:26:20 Zachary Simek, 29: 11:39:07 Matt Cook, 44: 12:36:14 Kirk Fasking, 63: 14:51:07 WILMINGTON: Jessie Sangster, 39: 16:17:23 AUSABLE FORKS: Jason Pare, 48: 14:06:53