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Larries beat Red Storm boys

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SARANAC LAKE — For the second time in as many games, Saranac Lake’s boys found itself in a battle. They owned a three-point lead at halftime, but were unable to hold on down the stretch during a 60-52 loss to Saint Lawrence Central Saturday. In the non-league basketball matchup at ...

SLP ices Chiefs

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PLATTSBURGH — The Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey team kicked off the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season with a big win, taking down Saranac Central 7-4. The game was the league opener for both teams, and special teams paved the way for the win as SLP buried four pucks on power ...

Jamming at Whiteface

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WILMINGTON — Whiteface Mountain hosted the first competition of the USASA Adirondack Series with a Rail Jam Event on Sunday, December 15, with a number of participants from NYSEF turning in shining results. The contests featured skiers and snowboarders competing in divisions ranging from ...

Decked out for the 10th Annual Jingle Bell Run

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LAKE PLACID — Instead of “Decking the Halls,” participants decked themselves out in creative costumes for the 10th Annual Adirondack Health 2.5-mile Jingle Bell Run held in Lake Placid on Saturday, Dec. 14. The course circled Mirror Lake Drive and started and ended at the village ...

LP boys earn first hoops win

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LAKE PLACID -- Adnan Cecunjanin came up with late-game heroics for the Lake Placid boys basketball team Thursday when he sank a buzzer-beating three-point shot to lift the Blue Bombers to a 48-45 victory at home over Wells. The win was Lake Placid’s first of the season, and Cecunjanin ...

Girls hockey: Massena 4, Saranac Lake Placid 1

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SARANAC LAKE — A day after scoring twice in the third period while rallying to a 2-2 tie with undefeated Salmon River, the Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team couldn’t repeat that success during a 4-1 loss to Massena Thursday at the Saranac Lake Civic Center. The Red Raiders scored ...

Skutt, Kelting lead SL-LP Nordic ski meet

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- SARANAC LAKE — Lake Placid senior Mike Skutt took top honors in boys Nordic ski racing Wednesday, finishing first in Wednesday’s high school matchup between the Blue Bombers and Saranac Lake. The races were held at Saranac Lake’s Dewey Mountain Ski Center, and Skutt skied into ...

SLP girls rally to tie unbeaten Shamrocks

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey players didn’t skate off their home ice as winners Wednesday, but they did leave the rink feeling pretty darn good after rallying to forge a 2-2 tie against unbeaten Salmon River. Trailing 2-0 in the third period, SLP erased the ...

Another season starts in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID — Despite threats of rain the first day and snowfall and wind on the second day of racing, the Lake Placid North American Challenge was a successful first event of the season in the Lake Placid Speed Skating Club racing series. The competition was held at the Olympic ...

Bolton defeats LP girls

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid girls basketball team fell to Bolton 47-33 on Monday in a historic night in the Blue Bombers’ gymnasium. Bolton’s Katelyn Van Auken was the history maker, as the junior scored the 1,000th point of her high school career. Van Auken drained 19 points in the ...

US tops Canada

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MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Abby Roque and Alex Carpenter scored early goals, and the United States women’s hockey team held on to beat Canada 2-1 in the second game of their five-game Rivalry Series. Roque found the net 2:43 into the first period on the Americans’ first shot on ...

Weekend sweep for SLP boys

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The Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey team earned a sweep on the road trip over the weekend with victories over White Plains and Mahopac in games played at the Brewster Ice Arena. SLP defeated White Plains 4-3 on Friday and followed with a 7-2 triumph over Mahopac Sunday. Dylan Amell ...

Humphries drives to 2nd straight win in LP

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LAKE PLACID — Kaillie Humphries is now two-for-two in World Cup racing as a first-year member of the United States Bobsled team. A two-time Olympic women’s bobsled gold medalist, Humphries is making her return to racing since she last competed with Canada at the 2018 Pyeongchang ...

Russian skeleton sliders win in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID — Russian sliders swept the top spots on the podium in Lake Placid Friday, as Alexander Tretiakov and Elena Nikitina won the men’s and women’s skeleton races on the first day of this week’s World Cup action at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The skeleton races kicked off three ...

SLP girls win 3-1

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OSWEGO — The Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team started a three-game road trip with a win Friday, topping Skaneateles 3-1 in a non-league matchup. SLP will be playing three games in as many days, and broke a 1-1 tie with a pair of third-period goals to take down the Lakers. Dariana ...

Sweeney finishes seventh

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WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Russia’s Tatiana Ivanova had the fastest time in both heats and was an easy winner Friday in a women’s World Cup luge race. Germany’s Anna Berreiter was second and Russia’s Viktoriia Demchenko took third. Germany’s Julia Taubitz was fourth, good ...

USA Luge nominates 7 to YOG

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LAKE PLACID — After a series of national and international qualification races, USA Luge has nominated seven athletes to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee for inclusion in next month’s 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. Final team approval will come from the USOPC. The ...

Skiers find creative ways to relax

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BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — To unwind, Italian downhill racer Dominik Paris sometimes screams into a microphone. Not so much screams as hauntingly growls out lyrics he wrote himself. Being the lead singer of a heavy metal band called Rise of Voltage is just a way for Paris to give his ...