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Lake Placid officials retrieve FISU flame from Torino, Italy

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LAKE PLACID — A delegation from the Adirondack Sports Council, including village Mayor Art Devlin, traveled to Italy this past weekend to collect a symbolic flame and bring it back to Lake Placid for the opening ceremony of the 2023 FISU Winter World University Games in January. The ...

Malinin makes history with quad axel at International Classic

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In a venue known for historical moments, history was made on the second day of the 2022 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. U.S. skater Ilia Malinin landed the first quad axel in competition en route to the gold medal on Sept. 14. He ...

Blue Bombers narrowly fall to rivals

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake volleyball team continued its success over Lake Placid with a 3-2 win on their home court on Monday, Sept. 19. But unlike in recent years, the win was anything but easy for the Red Storm. Saranac Lake narrowly edged out the Blue Bombers by scores of ...

USA Luge announces its national team for upcoming season

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LAKE PLACID — USA Luge recently announced its National team for the upcoming season. The national team includes all eight members of the Beijing Olympic team. The group combined totals 16 Olympic berths, while adding some medal-winning newcomers with its veteran sliders. Chris Mazdzer, ...

The SCLP hires new program directors, prepares for new season

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LAKE PLACID — Two new skating directors, Jeff LaBrake and Valerie Hodgson Murray will take the helm this season to manage the Skating Club of Lake Placid’s popular Learn to Skate program. LaBrake, a Lake Placid native, grew up skating and coaching figure skating at the Olympic Center ...

Bombers hitters sweep Lumberjacks

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TUPPER LAKE — After coming away with back-to-back sweeps to start the season, the Lake Placid volleyball team chalked up another win on Sept. 12, claiming a 3-0 sweep on the road over Tupper Lake. Facing a Lumberjacks squad that was swept in both of their contests to open the season, ...