Three local tracksters qualify for states

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SARANAC LAKE — With one final shot to qualify to the state meet, three local athletes from the Lake Placid and Saranac Lake track and field teams punched their ticket to the NYSPHSAA state championships this past Friday at the Saranac Lake High School track. The Red Storm track team ...

Lumberjack nine falls to Chatham

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CANTON — After another dominating season, the Tupper Lake baseball team finally met its match Thursday against the reigning back-to-back state champions, the Chatham Panthers. After giving up a big lead early, the Lumberjacks ultimately suffered an 18-10 loss after the Panthers scored ...

Lake Placid may host 2026 XC World Cup finale

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LAKE PLACID — If all goes according to plan, Mount Van Hoevenberg will be hosting the 2026 FIS Cross-Country Ski World Cup finale in March 2026, about a month after the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Italy. The International Ski and Snowboard Federation is hosting its 55th ...

Canton halts SLP boys magical playoff run

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CANTON — After pulling off two surprising playoff upsets, the Saranac Lake Placid boys lacrosse team met its match in the Canton Golden Bears on Wednesday in the Section X, Class D championship game at SUNY Canton. The top-seeded Golden Bears dominated from start to finish, routing the ...

’Jacks softball fall in Class C final

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CANTON — When the the Tupper Lake softball team finished the 2022 season with just one win, it would’ve been hard for most people to believe the team had any real shot of winning a sectional title over the course of the next two seasons. On Wednesday, the Lumberjacks found themselves on ...

Hanmer race will return July 7

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SARANAC LAKE — It’s Hanmer time. Mark the date. The annual running of the Willard Hanmer Guideboat and Canoe race is set for July 7. The race began in 1963 to honor Willard Hanmer, a local Adirondack Guideboat builder who had passed away the year before. Area businessmen, and the newly ...