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Chapot sweeps another two

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LAKE PLACID - Laura Chapot won both the $1,500 Beacon Hill Horse Transportation 1.35m Jumper Class and the 1.30m Speed Class on Wednesday at the inaugural Adirondack Horse Show.The Neshanic Station, New Jersey resident started the day off with a win on Out of Ireland in the one-round 1.30m ...

Nagasu moves beyond difficult season

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Skating serenely with elegance and feeling, Mirai Nagasu thrilled the audience with her performances at the Saturday Night Ice Show on July 5 in the Lake Placid Olympic Center. Skating to "On Golden Pond" and a cover of the Imagine Dragons song "Demons" by Sam Tsui, it was easy to see her love ...

Lake Placid Mini-Triathlon Results (July 7)

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LAKE PLACID - The High Peaks Mini-Triathlon series takes place every Monday through Aug. 11 at the boat house on Mirror Lake. The event includes a 400-yard swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a 3-mile run.Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the race at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20.The following ...

Replay declares Minikus a winner after video review

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LAKE PLACID - Show jumping veteran Callan Solem thought she finally earned her first grand prix win in Lake Placid Sunday after competing here for nearly 20 years.In fact, the 35-year-old from Chester Springs, Pennsylvania even posed for photos with the winner's trophy, and a blue ribbon was ...

Lake Placid 16U team travels for tourney

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The Lake Placid 16U softball team traveled to Wynantskill last weekend for the Classie Lassies Invitational tournament. The Bombers, which is made up of girls from four different school districts, lost all four of their games.Seeded 14th of the 16 teams going into Sunday's single-elimination ...

Chapot sweeps top two spots

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LAKE PLACID - Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, New Jersey, swept the top two places in the Adirondack Flying Service 1.40meter Speed Class on Thursday at the 45th annual Lake Placid Horse Show.Adam Prudent of Middleburg, Virginia, took an early lead in the class when he completed the 12-jump, ...

Lake Placid Horse Show begins three weeks of riding

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LAKE PLACID - The 45th Annual Lake Placid Horse Show, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC, opened Tuesday, June 24 at the North Elba Showgrounds with a limited schedule of hunter and jumper classes.The Lake Placid Horse Show, which runs through Sunday, June 29, is followed by the 37th Annual I ...

Rainy start for Lake Placid Horse Show

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LAKE PLACID - Michael Hughes won the Lake Placid Lodge 1.30meter Speed Class on Wednesday, the first jumper class of the 2014 Lake Placid Horse Show.Hughes, of Allendale, New Jersey, topped a field of 36 horses and won the one-round class by turning in the fastest fault-free ride, finishing in ...

Burger, Van Dorn top mini-tri opener

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LAKE PLACID - The 30th season of the weekly High Peaks Mini-Triathlon series kicked off on Monday, and Dave Burger of Pennellville was the overall champion on an evening that saw a field of 48 compete in the three-leg race held in Lake Placid.The mini-tri includes a 400-yard swim in Mirror ...

Lake Placid Horse Show kicks into full swing

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LAKE PLACID - The 45th annual Lake Placid Horse Show opened Tuesday at the North Elba Show Grounds with a limited schedule of hunter and jumper classes.The Lake Placid Horse Show, which runs through Sunday, is followed by the 37th annual I Love New York Horse Show, July 1-6, and the inaugural ...

Wiens wins 100k by a nose

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WILMINGTON - After 100 kilometers of dirt roads, uphill climbs, twisting singletrack downhills, winner Dave Wiens and Ryan Serbel were separated by less than a second for the top spot as they crossed the finish line in the Wilimington-Whiteface 100k mountain bike race Sunday morning."You don't ...

State champions in the classroom

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LAKE PLACID - After a crushing 5-2 defeat back in February against Beekmantown in the Section VII final, the Blue Bombers boys hockey team has become champion of a different kind.At Tuesday night's school board meeting, the team was awarded a championship for their academic success off the ice. ...

Post 447 ADKs tops Norwood, Montreal to win title

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LAKE PLACID - After starting off the season with a controversial loss, it's been all wins for the Post 447 Adirondacks baseball team.The squad, comprised of North Country high school players, including six from Lake Placid, improved to 3-1 with three victories over the weekend.Playing in the ...

Biathletes top field in Great ADK Trail Run

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KEENE VALLEY - A pair of Olympic biathletes took the top spots in the men's and women's fields in Saturday's 11.5-mile Great Adirondack Trail Run.Lake Placid's Lowell Bailey finished first overall with a time of one hour, 40 minutes and 27 seconds, while Susan Dunklee of Vermont topped the ...

O’Shea on a jumping hot streak before Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID - Lake Placid horse show grand prix champion Paul O'Shea has kicked off the summer circuit with a bang, winning both the $100,000 Grand Prix of Devon, and the $75,000 Upperville Jumper Classic.At the Devon Horse Show held from May 22-June 1 in Devon, Pennsylvania, O'Shea bested a ...

Trail run to celebrate 10 years

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KEENE VALLEY - The Mountaineer will host the 10th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run Saturday.This charity event supports the AuSable and Boquet River Associations and provides an educational opportunity for children and adults to learn about river ecosystems, while giving people a chance to ...

Town picks Lamb for ORDA board

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LAKE PLACID - Joe Lamb is the North Elba Town Council's new choice for the state Olympic Regional Development Authority's board.The Lake Placid native, appointed at Tuesday's night's town board meeting, will replace the appointment of Jim McKenna, CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable ...

Runners hit the streets of Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID - Ten years, thousands of runners and perhaps just as many interesting stories.The 10th Lake Placid Marathon and Half Marathon was held on the streets of the Olympic Village on Sunday, with a field of approximately 1,700 runners.Nearly two-thirds of the field competed at the ...