Lake Placid News Sportsen-usSat, 3 Dec 2016 08:28:50 EDTSat, 3 Dec 2016 08:28:50 EDT Placid's golden boy PLACID - Chants of "U-S-A, U-S-A" filled the air as fat snowflakes began to fall in earnest Friday afternoo.Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTAmerican doubles team uses perseverance to reach podium PLACID - Earning the first podium spot in six years for Team USA in men's doubles luge on Friday led to some big smiles, both from the sliders and the adoring fans crowded around the finish line at Mount Van Hoevenberg.Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTBiathlon season in full swing Bailey, of Lake Placid, took 15th place and Tim Burke, of Paul Smiths, was 16th in the 20-kilometer individual race Thursday as the World Cup biathlon season got underway in Oestersund, Sweden.Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTBombers girls hockey plays Red Storm to draw LAKE - The Lake Placid and Saranac Lake girls hockey teams battled to a 3-3 tie Thursday night, the second draw in as many days for the Red Storm.Fri, 2 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTLake Placid girls take down rival in opener PLACID - The Lake Placid girls basketball team opened its season Wednesday with a 31-26 win over Saranac Lake. Lake Placid was propelled by a 14-2 scoring margin in the second period in a game that was otherwise closely matched.Thu, 1 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDT