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SARATOGA SPRINGS | Combining aggressive defensive play with a prolific and balanced offense, the Warrensburg High School girls basketball team won the seventh-annual Mike Beson Memorial Tournament this last weekend at Saratoga Catholic High School. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A youthful but determined Warrensburg boys basketball team started off their 2019-20 season last weekend by winning the first round of their own tournament versus Johnsburg, 46-37, falling a day later in the finals to The King’s School. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Noel Williams made a strong case for tournament MVP, scoring 18 points as the Moriah Vikings scored a 50-29 win over Ticonderoga in Judy’s Ninth Annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Tournament in Willsboro Tuesday night. Read more

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WILLSBORO | The AuSable Valley varsity girls basketball team jumped out to a 30-5 halftime lead, scoring a 45-20 win over Willsboro in the consolation game of Judy’s Ninth Annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Tournament Tuesday. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Noel Williams scored 19 points and Gwen Eichen scored the last five points for the Moriah girls varsity basketball team, who held off a charging AuSable Valley squad, 50-49 Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Izzy Armstrong scored nine points, while Deidra Kellerman added eight as the Lake Placid girls varsity basketball team opened the 2019-20 season with a 25-22 win over Tri-Lakes foe Tupper Lake Monday. Read more

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Willsboro | Trailing 26-20 entering the fourth quarter, the Ticonderoga varsity girls basketball team outscored Willsboro 12-2 in the final eight minutes to win their season opener, 32-28, in the Alzheimer’s Awareness Tournament Monday. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | Beekmantown’s Tegan Brown received the pass from his teammate and was ready to dribble to the basket. Read more

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For the first time in 25 years, the Section VII high school sports season came to an end with a win! Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Twelve senior scholar-athletes at Lake George High School gathered for a ceremony May 31 to affirm their intent to play a sport this fall at their chosen Division II or Division III college. Read more

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“Adventures with a Piano Tickler” will be presented Sunday, June 9, at 4 p.m. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced scholar-athlete teams for the winter 2018-19 sports season. Read more

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SYRACUSE | Former Willsboro Central School standout Clay Sherman has risen through the coaching ranks quickly. Read more

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Saranac’s Connor Recore, Ticonderoga’s Colton Huestis and Schroon Lake’s Andrew Pelkey were the top names representing Section VII in their respective classes when the NYSSWA All State boys basketball teams were announced Wednesday. Read more

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RUTLAND | The Mount St. Joseph (MSJ) Academy boys basketball team put it all together at the right time and claimed the Boys Division II Basketball Championship with a 49-44 win over Lake Region at Barre Auditorium. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Northeastern Clinton point guard Kya McComb and Northern Adirondack big man Reed Lashway were named the Most Valuable Players in the CVAC for the 2018-19 basketball season. Read more

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While the accomplishments of the two North Warren 2019 varsity basketball teams have been celebrated in the media, the achievements of a younger squad at the school has remained under the radar. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Following the recent conclusion of the North Warren girls basketball team’s season, coach P.J. Hogan offered his thoughts about his squad’s accomplishments — which captivated fans in northern Warren County. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The seniors of CVAC basketball hit the hardwood at Seton Catholic Central School to represent their school one final time at the CVAC Senior All-Star Game March 19, with both boys and girls teams in action. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Seton Catholic Knights had the top two players in the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference for the 2018-19 season, according to all-star teams released by the coaches. Read more

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    Clockwise from top left, Wells’ Coby Stuart, Willsboro’s Trevor Bigelow, Northern Adirondack’s Brett Juntunen, Moriah’s Jeff Strieble, Plattsburgh High’s Tyler Phillips and Saranac’s Issac Garman all hope to play a part in their team’s winning a Section VII title, with games starting Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in the Plattsburgh State Field House.

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    Willsboro’s Cody Ahrent goes to the air to collect a loose ball against Elizabethtown-Lewis in the Section VII/Class D quarterfinal round Saturday.

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    Jared Duquette brings the ball up the court for Saranac in the Class B semifinals against Beekmantown Friday. Duquette hit a pair of three pointers to open the overtime frame and advance the Chiefs to the championship game March 2.