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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Cooperstown swept a pair of Section Three Class C home basketball games in the first round of the playoffs at Red Bursey Gymnasium, but the Hawkeye girls had it much easier than the boys. 

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  • STAFF REPORT

Cooperstown swimming took third place in the Section Three Class C Championships on Feb. 14 with 332.5 points, finishing behind second-place Weedsport and champion Lowville.

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Milford freshman wrestler Avery Leonard came within a couple of points of making the state tournament, settling for third place Saturday in the Section Three Division II championship meet at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. 

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  • By Cassandra Negley THE DAILY STAR

As a winter storm stalled life in upstate New York on Feb. 7 morning, a Milford resident was high above it en route to a place far colder and with much more activity.

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Milford freshman Avery Leonard won a Section Three Class D wrestling title at 99 pounds for Cooperstown as the host Hawkeyes placed 11th in the 14-team class tournament in Red Bursey Gymnasium on Saturday. 

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Milford wrapped up a spot in the Tri-Valley League boys basketball 1-4 playoffs with a 58-47 home win over Franklin on Tuesday for Senior Night. 

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

The Boston Marathon dream of Cooperstown Central School graduates Jacob Russell and Patrick Dewey suffered a setback of at least a year, but it has given way to a different opportunity for one of them.

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Cooperstown’s six-game win streak came to an end at Bainbridge-Guilford, the top-ranked girls basketball team in Class C, on Monday, 54-43.

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Avery Leonard and John Kennedy won championships, and Cooperstown placed eighth in the 10-team Center State Conference Tournament on Saturday in Dolgeville.

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Ted Mebust and Maddax Aramini won two individual titles each and were both part of two winning relay teams, helping Cooperstown to a second-place finish at the Center State Conference Championship, with 416 points.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Maggie Schuermann scored a varsity high of 26 points, and Julie Ford had 20 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks as Cooperstown avenged a season-opening loss to Little Falls with a dominating 69-45 win over the visiting Mounties in a Center State Conference non-division game on Saturday at Re…

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Ted Mebust had a senior night to remember Jan. 16. However, visiting Rome Free Academy clinched the Center State Conference boys swimming title with a 94-92 win over host Cooperstown.

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER 

MILFORD — Cooperstown won its 11th straight boys basketball game on Tuesday, but host Milford make it hard on its state-ranked neighbors. 

  • By Cheryl Petersen Contributing Writer

First developed as a tool for survival, ice fishing was a way to access food during the winter months. Fishermen would create openings in ice-covered water to hunt fish with spears. Nowadays, fishermen use augers, technology, jigs and tents.

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Cherry Valley-Springfield’s soccer tradition is continuing in Cortland County for two Patriot graduates. 

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Milford kept itself in contention for the Tri-Valley League boys basketball championship tournament with wins over Schenevus and Cherry Valley-Springfield last week. 

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Fittingly for a game of statistics, the big question pre-announcement for Cooperstown in 2018 is one of numbers. Specifically, will the Baseball Ball Writers’ Association of America select three, four or five inductees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame?

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Cooperstown’s Mebust brothers, Erik, Sean and Ted, are known for breaking swimming records at The Clark Sports Center and in Section Three swimming, but now they are known for breaking records at the college level, too, thanks to middle brother Sean.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Coaching boys swimming at Cooperstown has been a good job for Cheryl Rock, and she said she expects at least one more good year this season.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

COOPERSTOWN — In a match-up of two teams with state championships in their near past, Notre Dame of Utica stayed undefeated with a 49-39 win over host Cooperstown in a first-round girls game of the Dick White Holiday Tournament at Red Bursey Gymnasium. 

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

COOPERSTOWN — Owen Kennedy won the battle of the big men to help Cooperstown get a first-round victory over Cobleskill-Richmondville, 53-47, in the Dick White Holiday Tournament in Red Bursey Gymnasium on Wednesday in Cooperstown.

The last time five players were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America was the first time, the first year, 1936. However, with voting for the 2018 induction ending Sunday, the question now seems to be, are five players about to be electe…

  • By Chad Welch and Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

In the middle of a standout run for Cooperstown Central School’s sports teams in 2017, longtime coach Frank Miosek achieved two special milestones. 

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  • By Chad Welch and Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

For Cooperstown Central School, 2017 brought an amazing amount of victories and championships, but school officials were pleased it was an even better year off the field. 

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Cooperstown’s Owen Kennedy had a school-record 33 rebounds, plus a career-high 31 points, and Jack Lambert had 28 points and eight rebounds to lead the team to a 64-52 victory on the road against Unadilla Valley on Monday.

  • By Chad Welch  Contributing Writer

When Mike Donnelly agreed to coach the Cooperstown boys bowling team this season, he said he knew he had a lot to learn, because it had been years since he had done much bowling.

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

If you are counting votes for July 29, you’ll notice the trends quickly from voters from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. There’s a lot of guys above the line.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — As a boy, Bob Costas took a cross-country drive with his dad, delighting in spinning the radio dial and listening “through the crackle and static” to broadcasts from far-flung ballparks.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

It isn’t even 2018 yet, and the July 29 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction is looking like it is going to be another big one. 

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Milford freshman Avery Leonard won first place at the Elmira Christmas Tournament, and his teammates from Cooperstown also placed four wrestlers on Saturday. 

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

The meet results may look similar to the past couple of years, but something is changing for Cooperstown wrestling this season. 

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