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SYRACUSE | The Moriah Viking varsity football team was able to force a three-and-out by the Clymer/Sherman/Panama offense on their first drive of the NYSPHSAA Class D state championship game Nov. 29. Read more

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Jill Lobdell

SYRACUSE | On the busiest shopping day of the year, the small Adirondack town of Moriah only has one thing on its wish list. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Moriah junior Maddox Blaise and Saranac Lake senior Patrick Alberga were named as the top offensive and defensive players, respectively, for the 2019 Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football season. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

MIDDLETOWN | Moriah Junior Maddox Blaise re-wrote the Section VII record books Nov. 22 in the NYSPHSAA Class D semifinals against Tuckahoe, scoring five times and running for 305 yards in a 46-12 win. Read more

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SHENENDEHOWA | One of the most suspenseful games in NYSPHSAA tournament football culminated on the final play of the state quarterfinal game Nov. 16 between Moriah and Warrensburg-North Warren. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | Under the lights of Monday night, the Moriah Vikings varsity football team played their signature style of ball, pounding it on the ground while forcing turnovers on defense in a 34-0 win over Ticonderoga Read more

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CLNTONVILLE | The AuSable Valley Patriots opened their Oct. 11 matchup with Moriah scoring on a 60-yard pass trick play from Eli Douglas to Luis Perez 18 seconds in for an 8-0 lead, looking to improve on their three game winning streak. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

TICONDEROGA | With 300 yards of offense on the ground — over half from Maddox Blaise — and two big plays from Braden Swan, the Moriah Vikings took the first of the two-game season series from the Ticonderoga Sentinel football team, 42-12, Sept. 20. Read more

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PERU | A full moon on Friday, Sept. 13, may have helped the Peru varsity football team counter the sometimes mystical ways the Moriah Vikings earn wins on Linney Field. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

SARANAC | Early and late, the Saranac varsity football team needed to find and answer for what the Moriah Vikings were trying to do against them Sept. 7. Both times, they found it in the form of Bryce Smith. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | A 19-9 fourth quarter moved the Lake George Warriors onto the Class C NYSPHSAA final four and a chance to win their fourth state title in this decade after scoring a 54-46 win over perennial Section VII power Moriah March 9. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | They are two of the three most decorated high school boys basketball programs this decade. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Moving up to Class C did not change what has become the annual March outcome — Moriah won a Section VII championship March 2 and will play for the chance to earn their sixth straight final four appearance next Saturday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Section VII basketball championship weekend continues Saturday with the boys championship games, as all three finals will be contested between the top two seeds heading into the playoffs. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | The Moriah Vikings and Northern Adirondack Bobcats will meet for the Section VII/Class C title Saturday at the Plattsburgh State Field House after the Vikings defeated rival Ticonderoga and the Bobcats used a strong third quarter... Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | The Section VII/Class C boys basketball playoffs will decide the two finalists today... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Section VII/Class C boys playoff gets underway Thursday with games in Port Henry, Ticonderoga and Clintonville as six teams vie for a spot in the semifinals along with top seed Northern Adirondack. Read more

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The Northern Adirondack varsity boys basketball team claimed the CVAC Division II title with a 63-42 win over AuSable Valley Thursday, earning the top seed for the upcoming Section VII/Class C playoffs. Read more

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POST HENRY | The Moriah varsity boys basketball team rebounded from an 11-point halftime deficit to score a key interdivisional win over Plattsburgh High Hornets, 60-57 Wednesday. Read more

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ELLENBURG | The Northern Adirondack got clutch shooting from the free throw line late and a key steal by Brett Juntunen as they scored a 65-54 win over Moriah Jan. 25. Read more

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    Sam Donaldson of Saranac Lake hauls in the throw from Rhett Darrah against Moriah defender Maddox Blaise.