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The ‘underdog’s underdog’

LAKE PLACID — A third jersey from the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. Olympic hockey team will now be raised to the roof of the Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena as Mark Wells has died at the age of 66. The cause of death was not immediately known. Wells’s death was confirmed ...

Ironman contract signed for another 3 years

LAKE PLACID — The Ironman Lake Placid triathlon will continue through at least 2027. The Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Monday, May 20 to authorize Mayor Art Devlin to sign a three-year contract extension with Ironman. This vote followed the North Elba Town ...

Bombers baseball returns to sectional title game

LAKE PLACID — After the Lake Placid baseball team gave up an early lead to the Crown Point Panthers Saturday, May 18, the team lost their pregame smiles and got down to business. The host Blue Bombers scored nine straight runs in the second inning and never looked back, topping the ...

NYSEF coach named USSS coach of the year

WILMINGTON — New York Ski Educational Foundation’s head ski jumping and Nordic combined coach Colin Delaney was honored with the U.S. and Snowboard Gold Award for Development Coach of the Year Award during the organization’s annual awards ceremony on May 15 in Park City, Utah. U.S. ...

SLP boys lacrosse stuns Salmon River

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Placid boys lacrosse team stunned the No. 3 Salmon River Shamrocks with a 12-11 overtime victory in the Section X, Class D quarterfinal round on May 21 in Salmon River. Senior Owen Muncil connected on the game-winning goal to send his team to the ...

Lake Placid soccer camps return this summer

The Lake Placid Soccer Centre will host an overnight youth soccer camp at St. Lawrence University from July 21 to 27, as well as, two days camps in Lake Placid from July 15 to 19 and Aug. 12 to 16. This year marks the 48th anniversary of the camp and more than 75,000 campers have attended ...