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NY pushes back start for high-risk winter sports

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LATHAM (AP) — The tentative start date for high-risk winter sports has been moved again for New York high schools, this time to early January, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday. Basketball, ice hockey, wrestling and competitive cheer would be ...

Salt Lake City all in on future Olympic bid

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SALT LAKE CITY — A committee preparing a bid for Salt Lake City to host a future Winter Olympics has watched closely as the coronavirus pandemic upended carefully crafted plans and postponed the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. But members said Tuesday that their desire to bring the Olympics ...

U.S. Freestyle Ski Team announced

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PARK CITY, Utah — U.S. Ski & Snowboard last week announced a 30-athlete roster making up the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team for the 2020-21 season. The U.S. Freestyle Ski Team includes aerials and moguls skiers, and both disciplines are on snow in Scandinavia preparing for their FIS World ...

Storm falls in league final

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SARANAC — A sea of red and white fans lined Saranac Central’s soccer field to watch the Mountain Boys Championship between Saranac Lake and Saranac Central this past Saturday. While both teams fought hard, the Chiefs took the title with a 2-0 victory. From the start, all the players ...

Storm boys bump Bombers in OT to make finals

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LAKE PLACID — Bryson Mariano’s second goal of the game, coming just 45 seconds into overtime, gave the Saranac Lake Red Storm their victory over the Lake Placid Blue Bombers Wednesday in the Northern Soccer League Fall Tournament Mountain Region semifinals. The Red Storm will take on ...

SL boys, girls top LP to finish unbeaten

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LAKE PLACID — Fans gathered at Mount Van Hoevenburg on Saturday to support the Lake Placid and Saranac Lake cross country teams, and specifically their seniors, in their last regular season cross country meet to close out an extremely irregular season. Both teams received the cheers of ...

U.S. luge sliders open track in Lake Placid Hoevenberg

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LAKE PLACID — As snow flurries swirled around the Olympic Sports Complex in Lake Placid Monday morning, Jonny Gustafson of USA Luge officially opened the sliding season with the first run of autumn. Despite snow piling up causing a one-hour delay to the training session, Gustafson, of ...

Lake Placid boys slip past Saranac Lake

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LAKE PLACID — Area bragging rights are always on the line whenever the Saranac Lake and Lake Placid soccer teams square off. On Saturday, a chance to host a playoff game was also thrown into the mix of the prizes, and the Blue Bombers boys were rewarded with a 1-0 victory over the Red ...

Undefeated Red Storm sweep battle of Saranacs

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CADYVILLE — The Saranac Lake cross country teams swept their meet against Saranac Central on Saturday. Despite competing without their top four runners, who were out of the area participating in a club meet, the Red Storm boys still posted a solid win over the Chiefs to improve to 3-0 with ...

Lake Placid heats up on a cold, wet day

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid girls soccer team got hot on offense on a cold wet day Thursday to down Willsboro 6-2 on home turf at the North Elba Show Grounds. The Blue Bombers buried four goals in the opening half and tacked on two more early in the second before the Warriors netted ...

SL boys beat AuSable Valley for first win

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys soccer team claimed its first win of the season on Wednesday. Senior Bryson Mariano scored twice and Bailey Bartholomew found the back of the net once as the Red Storm broke into the win column with a 3-1 victory over AuSable Valley at Schroeter’s ...

Blue Bombers boys rally past Patriots

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid boys soccer team reversed its fortunes in a big way on Monday, rallying from a one-goal halftime deficit to claim a 4-1 victory over AuSable Valley. The win was the second straight for the Blue Bombers, who improved to 2-3-1 and play two more matches this ...

LP girls erase two-goal deficit to top Moriah

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LAKE PLACID — It may have been miserable weather for a game day with a near-constant dreary drizzle, but that didn’t dampen the mood of Lake Placid’s girls varsity soccer team. The Blue Bombers came back from a two-goal deficit in the first half to claim a 3-2 victory over Moriah on ...