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SLP boys fall to the Hornets in OT

LAKE PLACID — The Saranac Lake Placid boys hockey team has had a tough start to the new year. On Jan. 18, the SLP boys fell to the Plattsburgh Hornets in overtime, marking their third straight loss. In SLP’s first game of the season at the recently renovated Olympic-sized rink — ...

SLP wins in overtime over Eagles

SARANAC LAKE — In a wild hockey game between Saranac Lake Placid and the Beekmantown Eagles, the SLP girls came out on top with a 4-3 overtime victory Thursday at the Saranac Lake Civic Center. “We needed a win and we knew we had a chance today,” SLP head coach Butch Martin said. ...

LP hoopers topped by Crown Point and Bolton

LAKE PLACID — It was a tough game for the Lake Placid boys basketball team on Jan. 13. The Blue Bombers were defeated by the Crown Point Panthers by a score of 56-35 at home. The loss pushed the team’s record to 2-6 on the season. While Lake Placid didn’t come away with the win, ...

OLYMPIC LEGACY: The legacy begins

(Editor’s note: This story is part of an “Olympic Legacy” series to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the III Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid in 1932. What happened that year led to this village hosting the XIII Olympic Winter Games in 1980 and the continuing legacy of training ...

Keal, Damico lift Nordic teams to wins

SARANAC LAKE — With the night lights on, it was a great evening of racing for the Saranac Lake boys and the Lake Placid girls varsity Nordic ski teams. The two teams both recorded wins in a Section VII race at the Dewey Mountain Recreation Center on Jan. 12. The Red Storm boys had six ...

12 athletes nominated to 2022 U.S. Olympic Bobsled Team

ST MORITZ, Switzerland — USA Bobsled/Skeleton announced Monday, Jan. 17 the 12 athletes nominated to represent Team USA in the bobsled events at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. The U.S. will field two sleds in all four bobsled disciplines. “The selection committee met to ...