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When the Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival closes, Saturday, Sept. 21, William “Dummy” Hoy will be as close as he has ever gotten to a Cooperstown celebration. However, the producers of the movie, “The Silent Natural,” which screens at 7 p.m. hope there will be even better news next year w…

"A League of Their Own," a baseball film partially shot in Cooperstown, will be the headline screening in the National Baseball Hall of Fame's 14th annual Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival, which will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and 21, in the museum's Grandstand Theater and B…

Milford’s Riley Stevens scored four goals as the Wildcats downed Morris, 5-3, in a back-and forth Tri-Valley League contest that opened the season for both teams on Thursday, Aug. 29.

With two appearances in the Class C baseball final four in three years, Cooperstown is trending upward in the sport that’s synonymous with the village. And if the trend continues with a state title for the Hawkeyes in 2020 or 2021, there seems to be little doubt in the minds of Cooperstown’s…

ENDWELL — Cooperstown baseball coach Frank Miosek has coached a lot of talented teams in his 29 years at the helm, including 2017’s state semifinalists, but Friday, as the Hawkeyes defeated Pierson, 5-2, in the Class C semifinals at Maine-Endwell High School, the 2019 team became the first i…

BINGHAMTON — No team prefers to be trailing in the later moments of a game, especially one as important as Saturday’s Section III Class C regional baseball final between Cooperstown and Tioga. But some teams respond better to adversity than others. Some teams can look at a three-run deficit …

Sixth-seeded Cooperstown allowed five runs in the first two innings, just one of them earned, and never fully erased the deficit in a season-ending 9-7 loss to No. 3 Port Byron in the Section III Class C softball quarterfinals on Thursday, May 30.

UTICA — Chris Ubner carried the load for Cooperstown during most of Sunday’s Section III Class C championship game. But when the time came for others to take charge, the rest of the Hawkeyes responded.

The name of the game is boys tennis, but that didn’t stop three Cooperstown girls from winning Section III championships in the sport this spring. 

UTICA — Quality pitching, clean defense and timely hitting helped Cooperstown to a Section III Class C baseball title Sunday Night with a 2-1 win over Oriskany in eight innings at Donovan Stadium.

COOPERSTOWN — Orlando Cabrera’s first grand slam since his minor-league days saved Team Rollie from a potential loss Saturday at the Hall of Fame Classic at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, but it couldn’t guarantee a win against Team Goose.

Canoes on the Susquehanna River are a familiar sight in Bainbridge on Memorial Day. For the top two boats in Monday’s marquee race, the C-2 Pro, the results were also familiar.

Hall of Fame members Bert Blyleven, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Trevor Hoffman, Tim Raines and Alan Trammell will be joined by recently retired players representing all 30 major league teams for a seven-inning legends game at Cooperstown’s historic Doubleday Field.

 Postseason accolades continued to roll in for Cooperstown boys basketball and the Lambert family as Jack Lambert was named The Daily Star Player of the Year and John Lambert was named Coach of the Year.

For Cooperstown boys basketball coach John Lambert, last week’s Class C state championship featured enough heart-warming storylines to be a television movie. 

Sean Mebust’s placed fifth in the 200-meter breaststroke and he and brother Ted Mebust, both graduates of Cooperstown, competed at last weekend’s NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

BINGHAMTON — If Saturday’s Class C state semifinal was an offensive exhibition for Cooperstown, Sunday’s state title game was a return to defensive norms.

BINGHAMTON — It was the same old strategy for Cooperstown boys basketball, just blown up to match the size of the stage.


The Cooperstown boys basketball team captured the Class C State Championship on Sunday with a 71-61 victory over Middle Early College. It was the first boys basketball state title in program history. We'll have a full story posted later. See highlights by following @DS_sportsnews on Twitter.

BINGHAMTON — It was never a question of heart, only how far heart would take the Cooperstown girls basketball team.

After the Section III Class C girls basketball championship, Cooperstown coach Michael Niles had an interesting way of describing senior captain Kate Trosset’s competitiveness.

SYRACUSE — As Cooperstown senior Noah Lifgren headed to the foul line with 8.3 seconds remaining and the chance to extend the Hawkeyes’ 57-56 lead, he looked to coach John Lambert for a bit of advice before the pressure-packed free throws.

SYRACUSE — The Cooperstown girls basketball team is used to overcoming adversity. That came in handy Feb. 28 in the Section III Class C final at the Carrier Dome.

ALBANY — Milford sophomore Avery Leonard placed third at 106 pounds for Cooperstown in the NYSPHSAA Division II championships Saturday at the Times Union Center. 

Piper Seamon and Kate Trosset combined for 33 points as fourth-seeded Cooperstown built an early lead to defeat No. 5 Onondaga, 77-32, in the quarterfinals of the Section III Class C girls basketball tournament on Tuesday.