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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Late rally carries LP softball

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CHAMPLAIN — At least on Wednesday, you could call the players on the Lake Placid softball team “the comeback kids.” Trailing 10-8 and heading into their last at-bat, the Blue Bombers erupted for seven runs in the seventh inning to claim a 15-10 victory over Northeastern Clinton on the ...

SLP shows some improvement

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SARANAC LAKE — The steep learning curve for a young Saranac Lake Placid boys lacrosse team continues. On Tuesday, SLP lost another match by a wide margin, suffering a 17-3 setback to Ogdensburg in Section X action at Schroeter’s Field. Host SLP faced a 4-0 deficit less than four ...

Snyder honored at PSC ceremony

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PAUL SMITHS — Paul Smith’s College held its annual athletic banquet on Tuesday, April 30 as more than 150 athletes and coaches gathered at the school’s Visitor Interpretive Center and more than 80 awards were handed out in 15 sports for men and women. “It’s obvious our sports ...

Bombers continue to roll

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid baseball team has had a nice little run on home turf. On Tuesday, the Blue Bombers chalked up their third consecutive win on their diamond at the North Elba Show Grounds, taking down Northeastern Clinton 5-3 in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference ...

Blue Bombers fend off rival

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid golf team remained unbeaten three matches into the season with a 5-1 victory over Saranac Lake on Monday. The Blue Bombers were playing on their home course at Craig Wood Golf Club for the first time and picked up wins from Hunter Wilmot, Jack Armstrong, ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Storm notch first victory

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake baseball team is in the win column. On Monday, the Red Storm earned their first victory of the season, topping Moriah 6-5 at home in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action. In a matchup that started off close and went down to the wire, the Red Storm ...

Ski jump upgrade is underway

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LAKE PLACID — Officials with the state Olympic Regional Development Authority believe that a portion of roughly $3 million worth of upgrades to the Olympic Jumping Complex will be completed by autumn, and the rest wrapped up with plenty of time to spare before the 2023 Winter World ...

Big 6th inning lifts Blue Bombers past Vikings

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid baseball team played its first home game of the season on Saturday, and thanks to a monster sixth inning, the Blue Bombers pulled away for a 12-4 victory over Moirah. The Blue Bombers broke a 4-4 tie by scoring eight runs in the bottom of the ...

Lake Placid golfers move to 2-0

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The Lake Placid golf team has had a tough time getting on golf courses to compete early in the season. But when the Blue Bombers have been able to play, they’ve gotten the job done. On Friday, the five-time defending Champlain Valley Athletic Conference champions improved to 2-0 with a ...

Pro baseball team Surges in

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SARANAC LAKE — It’s not the big leagues, but professional baseball is coming to Saranac Lake this summer. The Saranac Lake Surge, one of six teams in the Empire Professional Baseball League, is expected to have approximately 25 home games on tap when it begins its schedule toward the ...

Chiefs blank Blue Bombers

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LAKE PLACID — The only local sports contest that wasn’t canceled due to rain Friday was the Lake Placid softball team’s home game against Saranac Central. And despite a valiant effort by the home team, the Chiefs topped the Blue Bombers 15-0. Saranac came out swinging and put five ...

Mountaineers defend TNT titles

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SARANAC LAKE — The Mountaineers men’s and women’s ruby teams both defended their championships in the TNT Tournament held at SUNY Plattsburgh on Saturday, April 27. Both teams convincingly won two matches on the way to claiming titles. The Mountaineers men, who have won two ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Storm golfers get past Seton

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RAY BROOK — The Saranac Lake golf team notched its second victory of the season Thursday, topping Seton Catholic 3.5-2.5 in a close match. The Red Storm improved to 2-1 in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference with the win on their home course at the Saranac Lake Golf Club in Ray ...

Chilly start for opening Time Trials

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LAKE PLACID — The annual series of bicycle time trials put on by Placid Planet got off to a cold start Wednesday evening at 43 degrees, but still drew a crowd of nearly 20 riders. The time trials are a race against the clock, with a staggered start that takes riders 8 miles round-trip, ...

Lumberjacks bounce back for first win

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake High School golf team opened the season with a tough loss, but rebounded quickly to improve to 1-1 on the season. On Monday, the Lumberjacks traveled to Canton, but the Golden Bears won the contest with a total score of 241 to Tupper Lake’s 292. Nick Skiff ...

Red Storm stop Saranac’s streak

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SARANAC LAKE — When Cy Ellsworth took over the boys track program at Saranac Lake five years ago, his goal was to fashion his team in the manner of one of the most dominant programs Section VII has ever seen. It looks like Ellsworth, his student-athletes and the rest of the Red Storm ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Blue Bombers win second in a row

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ELLENBURG — The Lake Placid baseball team claimed its second win in a row, topping Northern Adirondack 5-1 in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action Tuesday on the Bobcats’ field. The Blue Bombers scored twice in their first at-bat and never looked back. They tacked on another run ...

SLP gets rolling against Heuvelton

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Placid girls lacrosse team didn’t get off to the start it was looking for when it hosted Heuvelton on Monday. But once SLP got going, there wasn’t much the Bulldogs could do to slow the hosts down. Trailing 5-4 midway through the first half, SLP ...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Storm golf picks up a win

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PORT HENRY — The Saranac Lake golf team claimed a 5-1 win on the road Monday at Moriah. The Red Storm fell in the first match between each team’s top golfers but then won the next five contests on the 2,144-yard layout at the Moriah Golf and Country Club. Playing in the second ...