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Short track speeds through Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Center hosted its most competitive short track speed skating event in 20 years over the weekend, and when the racing wrapped up Sunday on the 1932 Rink, everything had fallen into place to make the gathering a major success. Fifty-four skaters from the United ...

Uncertainty continues in Section VII boys hockey league

bt365体育在线 SARANAC LAKE — There’s one thing that appears to be certain when it comes to boys hockey in Section VII this season. From the top of the standings in five-team league to the bottom, you can’t count any squad out as the playoffs approach. After clinching the regular-season title on ...

Curling lessons raise money for cancer foundation

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Curling Club raised $1,260 for the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation during the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics. On Saturday, Feb. 15, the club sponsored a curling exhibition on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid as part of the 40th anniversary of the 1980 ...

College to host sports and event panel

bt365体育在线 PAUL SMITHS — Paul Smith’s College and its DECA chapter will host “Adventures in Top Tier Sport,” a panel featuring five sports and event management professionals, on Thursday, Feb. 27. The discussion, which will include topics ranging from career opportunities and marketing to ...

Saints women win 10th straight

bt365体育在线 SARANAC LAKE — The North Country Community College women’s basketball team played its final home game of the regular season Monday, and the Saints chalked up another big win, downing Hudson Valley 85-55 in the Sparks gymnasium. The win was the 10th straight for the Saints. With the ...

Dunklee guts out another silver

bt365体育在线 ANTHOLZ-ANTERSELVA, Italy — A day after turning 34, and wearing bib No. 34, Susan Dunklee won the silver medal in the women’s 7.5-kilometer sprint Friday at the IBU World Championships. Dunklee, who trains in Lake Placid and is a resident of Barton, Vermont, turned in a gritty ...

’80 skaters reunite for Olympic anniversary

LAKE PLACID — Most people remember the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics for the “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. However, that year’s U.S. Olympic ice skating team also walked away with two medals; Linda Fratianne won silver, and Charles Tickner won bronze. At 7 p.m. tonight, these ...

Parents push for modified girls lax

bt365体育在线 SARANAC LAKE — A local lacrosse coach pushed for the creation of a modified girls team at the Saranac Lake Central School District board meeting last Wednesday. “All these other programs we play have modified teams,” said John Burth, coach of the Tri-Lakes Youth Lacrosse girls ...

SLP boys clinch Section VII hockey title

SARANAC LAKE — The first-year combined Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey team is Section VII’s regular season champion. SLP clinched the title on home ice Friday evening, defeating Northeastern Clinton 2-1 in overtime at the Saranac Lake Civic Center. In an up-and-down the ice ...

Scott Hamilton shares memories of ’80 Games

LAKE PLACID — When Scott Hamilton landed in Lake Placid for the first time, he had no inkling that he’d one day return here as a member of the U.S. Olympic figure skating team. He was a kid, not yet very far into his skating career, here for a youth competition. At the time, Hamilton ...

Adirondack Bank Innertube Races

Friday, Feb. 7 At Mount Pisgah Recreation Center, Saranac Lake Results --- 4-6 Boys 1.Cameron Avalos 2. Anderson Repp 3. Silas Calaruso Girls 1. Autumn Fitzgerald 2. Bailey Roat 3. Kayleigh Moody & Sadie McNaught --- 7-9 Boys 1. Kai Bowden 2. Cole ...

USA hopeful heading into worlds

bt365体育在线 USA Luge has been waiting for its breakthrough moment this season. If recent results are any indication, the team might be peaking at the right time. Luge’s world championships start Friday in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia — the track used for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. And the Americans ...

Carder reaches 1,000-point milestone

SARANAC LAKE — The North Country Community College women’s basketball team is continuing its impressive run and sophomore Kayla Carder is rolling right along with her Saints teammates. On Wednesday at home, the Saints notched their ninth win in a row and Carder surpassed the ...

40th anniversary parade canceled due to weather

LAKE PLACID — A Main Street parade expected to kick off the opening ceremony of the 40th Anniversary Celebration tomorrow has been canceled, the chair of the organizing committee said Wednesday. The parade was planned to be part of a torch run from Fitness Revolution on Saranac Avenue to ...

Bombers escape with tense road victory

bt365体育在线 The Lake Placid boys basketball team nearly let Wednesday’s game against Boquet Valley get away, but came through in the end to secure a 42-40 victory on the road. The Blue Bombers built an 11-point lead over the first three quarters, before Boquet Valley took over in the fourth quarter. ...

Team USA luge athletes return to Sochi

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The international luge season’s main event has descended upon the Sochi region as the 2014 Olympic site is ready to host the 2020 International Luge Federation (FIL) World Championships Friday through Sunday. It’s the first time Russia has hosted the FIL’s ...

Skiers position for state meet

SARANAC LAKE — This winter’s Section VII Nordic championships — essentially a competition between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid skiers — kicked off Tuesday evening under the lights at the Dewey Mountain Recreation Area. Racing on great snow and in comfortable temperatures, which ...

Olympian Tim Burke plays snow games with Tupper youth Nordic club

bt365体育在线 TUPPER LAKE — As a duck call carried over the rolling hills of the Tupper Lake Golf Club’s cross-country ski trails on Tuesday, four-time Olympic biathlon competitor Tim Burke and 20 kids slapped their ski poles into the snow and hopped. The duck call had been blown by ski instructor ...