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Postponing Tokyo Olympics is a tough but necessary task

Imagine if the Olympic Games were coming to Lake Placid again. And then they didn’t. This is precisely what the picture is in Tokyo right now, and really, around the rest of the world. The Olympic Games of 2020 just cannot happen this summer. It is a reality. It is a chilling fact none ...

Tokyo Summer Olympics seem sure to happen — but in 2021, not 2020

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics are going to happen — but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned. This became clear after the IOC on Sunday announced it was considering a postponement. Major Olympic nations like Canada and Australia have added pressure by saying they ...

Dropping into town

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 The world opened up for me Wednesday afternoon at about 2. I had never been north of Albany in my life. My summers as a kid were spent on the sandy beaches of Cape Cod. The highest elevation there is about 18 inches. Or so it seemed. I have driven up Mount St. Helens twice. The first ...

SL board approves girls modified lacrosse

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake School Board of Education approved the formation of a girls modified lacrosse team at its meeting Wednesday night. At the start of the month, it looked like the approval was going to happen, but the team, a coach and a schedule would have to be put together ...

Schulz brothers ski into top-20

Many elite-level student-athletes at colleges across the United States didn’t get the opportunity to participate in national championship events at the end of their winter sports seasons this year. Lake Placid brothers Karl and Scott Schulz were fortunate enough to compete in one race ...

PSC snowshoers compete at nationals

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 In one of the later college sports events that took place this winter, seven members of the Paul Smith’s Striders turned in solid performances at the 2020 National Snowshoe Championships in Leadville, Colorado. The competition took place Feb. 28-March 1 on the campus of Colorado ...

Van Ho price tag goes up $2M

LAKE PLACID — The price tag for upgrades to the Mount Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex has gone up by $2 million. The ORDA Board of Directors on Monday voted unanimously to move forward a spate of projects, most of them related to utility, construction and snowmaking improvements ...

CVAC puts spring sports on hold

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 PLATTSBURGH — Spring sports, like everything else right now, are on hold. The Champlain Valley Athletic Conference unanimously passed a motion to suspend all athletic activities, which includes practices, scrimmages and contests, until April 20. The decision was confirmed by Section ...

PSC, US Biathlon form a partnership

PAUL SMITHS — Paul Smith’s College is set to build a new biathlon facility and shooting range as it starts a partnership with the U.S. Biathlon Association, the Olympic sport’s national governing body. The announcement came at a press conference at the college Thursday. In October ...

Fisher, Norfolk shine at U14 states

Young athletes from The New York Ski Education Foundation wrapped up their competitive seasons last weekend at the New York State Ski Racing Association U14 state championships at Holimont Mountain in Ellicotville. Although the event wasn’t scheduled to be the final competition of the ...

Winter sports partly shut down

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority is closing some of its venues and reducing the visitation capacity of others amidst the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, more major events at ORDA venues have been canceled, including the ...

Saints season ends in quarterfinal round

SARANAC LAKE — Another great season is over for the North Country Community College women’s basketball team. And the ending was a bitter pill to swallow in more ways than one. Competing as one of eight teams in 2020 NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship tournament, the ...

ECAC, CAN/AM hockey tournaments canceled out of coronavirus concern

LAKE PLACID — Two huge hockey tournaments in Lake Placid — the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s final four and the CAN/AM Challenge Cup for younger players — have been canceled as concerns continue over the spread of the novel coronavirus. The CAN/AM hockey tournament was ...

Local skiers at Nordic nationals

TRUCKEE, Calif. — A contingent of New York Ski Education Foundation Nordic skiers are competing this week at the USSS Cross Country located near Truckee, California. More than 400 of the top young Nordic skiers in the United States, ranging in age from under 20 to under 16, are ...

Sunny day smiles

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 The Saranac Lake Ski Club held its final competition of the season Sunday at Mount Pisgah, as youngsters took part in the Top Of the Mountain race on a sunny day in great conditions.

Alberga leads Red Storm at indoor state meet

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 SARANAC LAKE — Five student-athletes from Saranac Lake and their coach Cy Ellsworth headed to Staten Island for the NYSPHSAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held Saturday at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Seniors Patrick Alberga and Caylen Skiff, juniors Peter Fogarty and ...

A ‘Miracle’ in a time of doubt

LAKE PLACID — It was a Monday, Aug. 11, 2003. New York Daily News Sports Writer Wayne Coffey had an appointment to interview 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey Coach Herb Brooks on the phone that evening for an upcoming book, “The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 ...

Queensbury ousts SLP boys in regional final

PLATTSBURGH — A historic run for the Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey team came to a painful end Saturday at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Stafford Arena in a 6-4 loss to Queensbury in the regional championship game. Competing in its first season as a combined team, SLP went undefeated in ...