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Red Storm, Lumberjacks look to rebound after losses

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SARANAC LAKE — After starting the season with two victories at home, Saranac Lake’s football team was stopped in its tracks a week ago, falling 20-15 on the road at AuSable Valley. The win was the first of the season for the Patriots. On Saturday on homecoming weekend, the Red Storm ...

’Jacks secure win as storm halts game

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake girls soccer team earned its second win of the season Thursday, besting St. Regis Falls 2-1 even as a severe thunderstorm ended the game a touch early. Tupper Lake got on the board early, with senior Loran Kavanagh scoring the first tally on a corner kick ...

LP keeps NAC off new scoreboard

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LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid’s boys netted three nice goals and turned in a strong effort on defense to notch a 3-0 victory Thursday over Northern Adirondack in Northern Soccer League Division II action on the Blue Bombers’ pitch. Cooper Grady, Tyler Hinckley and Parker Anthony each ...

DeArmaYero closes in on school records

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SARANAC LAKE — The North Country Community College women’s soccer team rolled on Wednesday, shutting out Word of Life 11-0 in a home match in Saranac Lake. Nidia DeArmaYero led the Saints, netting four goals as she closes in on breaking the school’s scoring records for the women’s ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bombers girls blank Chazy, improve to 5-2

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LAKE PLACID — Olivia Ferebee scored two goals in the opening half, and it turned out to be the difference Wednesday as the Lake Placid girls soccer team blanked Chazy 2-0. Ferebee lifted the Blue Bombers to a 1-0 lead on her first tally, which came near the 5-minute mark of the opening ...

Humphries in limbo

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LAKE PLACID — A two-time Olympic gold medalist is currently waiting in limbo, hoping to return to a sport where she is one of the best in the world. It’s hard to imagine women’s Olympic champion Kaillie Humphries, who has arguably been the face of Canadian bobsledding for years, ...

Red Storm girls defeat Saranac

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys and girls cross country teams each picked up two dual meet victories Tuesday in at meet a Dewey Mountain. The Red Storm girls placed five runners in the top eight overall, beating Saranac Central 23-31 and AuSable Valley 20-39. Saranac Lake’s boys ...

Luge ice season opens in Norway

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LAKE PLACID — After a summer of dry land training, start training and conditioning, USA Luge will bring its eight-member national team to Lillehammer to begin on-ice sliding starting Oct. 2. The squad, led by Olympic silver medalist Chris Mazdzer, 2019 World Championship bronze medalist ...

Red Storm bounce back

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LAKE PLACID — The Saranac Lake volleyball team rebounded solidly from its first league loss of the season, taking down Lake Placid in straight sets Monday on the Blue Bombers’ court. The two-time defending Class C champion Saranac Lake was coming off an upset loss to AuSable Valley, ...

Local runners take on the best

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PLATTSBURGH — The Saranac Lake, Lake Placid and Tupper Lake cross country teams got a preview of the state championships course at SUNY Plattsburgh, and took on some of the state’s best runners in the process Saturday at the Section VII (Pre-States) Cross Country Invitational. The ...

Saints men pull away for win

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SARANAC LAKE — The North Country Community College men’s soccer team notched its fourth win of the season Saturday with 4-1 triumph over SUNY Adirondack in a match played on the Saints’ field in Saranac Lake. North Country pulled away from a 1-1 halftime deadlock by scoring three ...

River Pigs ask for money

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TUPPER LAKE — The River Pigs Baseball Committee and Adirondack Residents Intent on Saving their Economy have opened a crowdfunding campaign to raise around $10,000 in public funding to convert the municipal softball field into a field meeting the required standards of the Empire ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Ferebee nets three for Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID — Eighth-grader Olivia Ferebee scored three goals to lead the Lake Placid girls soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Seton Catholic on Friday. Ferebee, Emma Adragna and Dariana Patterson each scored goals for the Blue Bombers in the first half. Ferebee put the game away with two ...

Tupper drops season-opener

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake football team opened its season at home Friday night, and despite a loss, the young team is already looking to improve. Hosting Morrisville-Eaton in 8-man football, the Lumberjacks opened strong, holding the visitors to a short drive as Tupper Lake’s ...

AuSable Valley hands Red Storm first loss

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CLINTONVILLE — Some big-time catches by athletic receivers helped give the AuSable Valley football team the edge in the first half of Friday’s game against Saranac Lake. Some really bad mistakes by the Red Storm all game long, and especially after intermission, helped pave the way ...

Red Storm hang on for first win

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake boys soccer team jumped out to a three-goal lead and then held on late to notch its first regular-season victory, edging Beekmantown 3-2 Thursday on home turf at Schroeter’s Field. The Red Storm carried a 2-0 lead into intermission, found the back of ...

Defense leads the way for SL

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake football team got its season off to a 2-0 start with hard-fought triumphs over Plattsburgh and Saranac Central on home turf at Wilson Raymond Field. The Red Storm now look to keep the unbeaten run going on the road, traveling to face AuSable Valley under ...

Meyers Taylor among opening day push champions

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LAKE PLACID — Sylvia Hoffman, Kyle Wilcox, Elana Meyers Taylor and Codie Bascue earned titles as 2019 USA Bobsled National Push Champions in their respective divisions on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid on Thursday. “It’s good to get back into a competitive environment and ...