The New York State Public High School Athletic Association held its annual summer meeting of the Central Committee on Wednesday, July 29, voting on several proposals and formally changing the group’s officer positions.
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The start of the fall sports season will be delayed until Monday, Sept. 21, and there will be no regional or state championships this fall, the state organization in charge of public high school sports announced Thursday, July 16.
Four area wrestlers were in action Sunday, June 21, with Milford’s Avery Leonard leading the way with a first-place finish at the Cheesehead Apocalypse tournament held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
While sports teams not affiliated with schools will likely enjoy the state’s latest round of rules regarding youth athletics, the same cannot be said for school teams.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown announced Wednesday it is preparing to reopen its doors on Friday, June 26, “in accordance with New York state’s regionally-focused phased reopening plan and with many enhanced health and safety procedures.”
Longtime Cooperstown Central School coach and athletic director Dave Bertram announced Monday, June 22, that he will leave his job with the district to become the athletic director at Mohonasen Central School.
After winning just about everything there was to win in 2018-19, Cooperstown boys basketball coach John Lambert faced a different challenge in his second season leading the Hawkeyes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has already eliminated countless opportunities in the realm of sports, and it looks as though it will eliminate countless more.
With most sports on hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic, trout season opened in New York on Wednesday, April 1, and local anglers said they are hoping to capitalize on spreading the sport’s popularity at a time when other sports are on hold.
Former Cooperstown boys basketball standout Tyler Bertram announced Wednesday, March 18, that he will enter the NCAA transfer portal and look to transfer from University of North Carolina Charlotte.
SYRACUSE — Cooperstown looked well on its way to a second consecutive boys basketball section title, before three whistles in the third quarter left a 6-foot-9-inch hole in its defense.
SYRACUSE — When top-seeded Weedsport erased Cooperstown’s hard-earned, six-point halftime lead early in the third quarter, the Hawkeyes leaned on the little things to regain the momentum.
SYRACUSE — Kate Donnelly and Piper Seamon each made a key free throw and Dani Seamon drew a late charge to help third-seeded Cooperstown foil a comeback by second-seeded Onondaga and advance to the section finals next weekend with a 51-48 win in the Section III Class C girls basketball semif…
ALBANY — In early January, minutes after winning the Ross Cordell Invitational at Oneonta High School, Cooperstown/Milford wrestler Avery Leonard said that winning the event, an accomplishment by itself, was just another step on his journey to the state tournament.
SYRACUSE — Trailing at halftime, second-seeded Cooperstown scored 51 second-half points to overwhelm third seed West Canada Valley and advance to the section finals for the fifth straight year with an 80-70 win in the Section III Class C boys basketball semifinals Saturday, Feb. 29, at Onond…
Gary Merwin bowled an 805 series Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Clark Sports Center, during the Men’s Wednesday Night Semi Classic League. According to bowling league officials, this was the third 800-plus series bowled at the CSC.
COOPERSTOWN — Larry Walker smiled Tuesday, Feb. 25, as he stood in front of a plaque bearing the likeness of Ferguson Jenkins — the first Canadian inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. And then something uncharacteristic happened to the charismatic outfielder: he becam…
Cooperstown’s Maddox Aramini won three events, two individual and one relay, and was named the most outstanding swimmer Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Section III Class C Championships at Nottingham High School.
SYRACUSE — Central Valley Academy’s Mason Bush came out on top of a scramble, getting a come-from-behind win by pinfall over Cooperstown/Milford’s Avery Leonard in the 120 pound finals of the Section III Division II meet Saturday, Feb. 15, at Onondaga Community College.
NEW YORK (AP) — Known for two decades as No. 2, Derek Jeter is now linked to the number 1, as in, who was the lone Hall of Fame voter who didn’t put a check mark next to his name?
COOPERSTOWN — Cooperstown defeated visiting Westmoreland, 68-54, Monday, Jan. 13, in a Center State Conference Division III boys basketball game, giving the Hawkeyes nine consecutive wins.
COOPERSTOWN — When National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum President Tim Mead goes on the MLB Network on Tuesday, Jan. 21, to announce the remainder of the 2020 induction class, one thing is for certain: former New York Yankee captain Derek Jeter is going to be a first-ballot inductee.
Avery Leonard won the 120 pound championship to help Cooperstown/Milford wrestling place fifth in its home tournament, the Cooperstown Invitational Scramble at Cooperstown Central School on Monday, Dec. 30.
Ken Harrelson, who became a Chicago icon while calling White Sox games for 34 of his 43 years behind the microphone, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
ONEONTA — Three first-half goals were too many to overcome as third-seeded Cherry Valley-Springfield fell to top seed Marathon, 4-1, in the Section IV Class D boys soccer final Saturday, Nov. 2, at Wright National Soccer Campus.
ONEONTA — No. 5 seed Marathon completed its upset run through the Section IV Class D girls tournament Saturday, Nov. 2, with a 3-0 win over second-seeded Cherry Valley-Springfield at Wright National Soccer Campus.
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COOPERSTOWN - Harold D. Balcom Sr., passed away on Dec. 15, 2019, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A resident of Roane County, Tennessee, he was predeceased by his parents, Harold L. and Gladys M. Balcom of Cooperstown; and sister, Mary Hansen of Milford. Harold graduated from Cooperstown High Schoo…
COOPERSTOWN - Giles E. Russell, 86, of Cooperstown, died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Born March 14, 1934, and raised in Eagle Bridge, Giles was the son of Giles Sr. and Kathryn (Mahar). He graduated from RPI in Troy with a degree in electrical engineering in 1955. He was an IBM engineer in …
WORCESTER - Patricia S. Hoye, 83, died Thursday May 28, 2020, at Valley Health Services in Herkimer. Pat was born on Sept. 2, 1936, in Cooperstown, the daughter of Gilbert F. Smith and Irene (DeLong) Smith and raised on the family dairy farm in Worcester. She was a graduate of Worcester Cent…
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