Empire State Winter Games begin with cowboy theme

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LAKE PLACID -- The 43rd Empire State Winter Games opened on frozen Mirror Lake Thursday evening, Feb. 2 and welcomed some 2,200 athletes competing in the three-day sports event, deemed the nation’s largest annual multi-event winter sport competition. The opening ceremony featured ...

Let the games begin

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LAKE PLACID — After wrapping up the 2023 FISU Winter World University Games less than two weeks ago, this village is already focused on its next big winter sports event: the 43rd Empire State Winter Games, which began at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 with the opening ceremony at the Mirror Lake ...

Ayden McCormick lifts SLP boys hockey past Hornets

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey co-head coach Josh Spanburgh said the hockey game against the Plattsburgh Hornets on Jan. 31 had been marked on the team’s calendar for a long time. The game was not only the first high school game at the Saranac Lake Civic Center ...

LP boys win Nordic invitational title

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LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid’s Andrew Scanio and Aidan Fay were ready to ski on their home course on Jan. 28. Scanio and Fay took first and second place, respectively, to lead the Lake Placid boys cross-country skiing team to a victory at the Section VII Invitational at Mount Van ...

Bombers hoops surge past Warriors

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LAKE PLACID — Guided by a big second half scoring surge, the Lake Placid boys basketball came away with a 49-32 win over the Willsboro Warriors at home on Jan. 26. The win was the fourth of the season for the Blue Bombers, who improved to 4-8 overall. Thursday’s victory also ended a ...

Several Empire State Winter Games events rescheduled

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LAKE PLACID — Due to expected extreme cold temperatures throughout the region, several of the events and competitions that make up the Feb. 2-5 Empire State Winter Games have been rescheduled. Below is the most up-to-date listing of days and times for the events affected: - The ...