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Balanced Bombers blast Willsboro

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LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid boys soccer team improved its record to 5-2 on Thursday with a convincing 7-0 Northern Soccer League victory over Willsboro.The Blue Bombers scored early and often as seven different players found the back of the net in the first half. Stuart Baird struck first ...

Bombers girls overwhelm Willsboro

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LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid girls soccer team trounced Willsboro in a 10-0 home victory Friday.The win improved the Bombers' Northern Soccer League record to 5-2.Lake Placid came on strong with a goal by sophomore Taylor Barney just 2:55 into the match. Willsboro's Stephanie Blanchard made a ...

Hockey family

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LAKE PLACID - New York and Pennsylvania state police teams kicked off the annual Adirondack Police Hockey Tournament Friday, Sept. 12, offering emotional support for the family of New York State Police Trooper Ross Riley, who died on the job in 2013. Overnight, however, it was the hockey ...

Feds put $100k into Lake Placid ski jump project (update)

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LAKE PLACID - A $100,000 federal grant will help jump-start a community-led effort to update two new ski jumps at the Olympic Jumping Complex.The Lake Placid Ski Club was awarded the grant Wednesday by the Northern Border Regional Commission, U.S. Rep. Bill Owens announced. Owens wrote that the ...

Blue Bombers run away with invitational

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CADYVILLE - The Lake Placid boys cross country team took first place in the Section VII Invitational on Saturday after placing three runners in the top 10."This is the first time anyone can remember Lake Placid winning an invitational," said Lake Placid coach Mel Frazer. "The Lake Placid team ...

Placid girls rally past Sentinels

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LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid girls soccer team mounted a second-half rally to claim a 2-1 victory Monday over visiting Ticonderoga on the Blue Bombers field.In a match that saw all three goals scored after intermission, Lissy Ashley netted the equalizer for Lake Placid less than two minutes ...

375 turn out for LP Classic

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LAKE PLACID - Dan Nix of Carthage and Sarah Keyes of Saranac Lake were the top male and female runners Saturday, Sept. 6 in the 44th annual Lake Placid Classic half marathon.Nix completed the 13.1-mile course through the village and to the turnaround point on River Road in 1 hour, 19 minutes, ...

Bombers fall in early-season test against Chazy

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LAKE PLACID - In a big early-season matchup between two defending Section VII champions, Chazy proved to be too much to handle for the Lake Placid boys soccer team in a contest played Thursday at the North Elba Show Grounds.With a strong wind at their backs, the Eagles scored two first-half ...

’Tis the season for small run/walk events

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LAKE PLACID - Organizers continue to add more run/walks to the local calendar of events, giving those interested in healthy activity the opportunity to have fun and raise money for good causes.Below are most of the run/walk events in the Olympic Region this fall, including races in Lake Placid, ...

Pros clock top 90-Miler times

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SARANAC LAKE - A team of pro racers from Michigan recorded the top time in the Adirondack Canoe Classic this past weekend.Bruce Barton, Mike Davis, Weston Willoboughby and Zach Mack finished the 90-mile, three-day race from Old Forge to Saranac Lake from in 11 hours, 40 minutes and 43 ...

Baird collects hat trick

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LAKE PLACID - Lake Placid sophomore Stuart Baird exploded for three goals to lead the Blue Bombers boys soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Northern Adirondack on Tuesday.Baird scored his first goal late in the first half on a pass from Chris Williams. Connor Preston found Baird for the second ...

Kirby breaks through for win

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LAKE PLACID - When Josh Kirby last played in the annual Craig Wood-Ray Randall Invitational Golf Tournament five years ago, he was unable to hold onto his first-round lead and wound up in second place.Kirby returned this weekend to compete at Craig Wood again, and after grabbing a share of the ...

Kids Fun Run added to Sept. 13 Uphill Foot Race

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WILMINGTON - It will be the happiest 1.5-mile run when youngsters ages 6-12 participate in the Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race Kids' Fun Run, Saturday, Sept. 13.This non-competitive run begins at 8:15 a.m. and follows Santa from the base of the Whiteface Mountain Veterans' Memorial Highway ...

Lake Placid Classic grows once again

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LAKE PLACID -Organizers of the Lake Placid Classic half-marathon and 10-kilometer road race are expecting another big crowd Saturday.The event, which starts at the Olympic Oval in downtown Lake Placid and finishes at the North Elba Show Grounds, has expanded each of the last two years. The ...

ADK 80Kers cover Van Ho trails

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LAKE PLACID - The second annual ADK 80K trail running and mountain biking event took place this weekend on the trails of Mount Van Hoevenberg.The 80-kilometer event kicked off with the trail run Saturday and wrapped up Sunday with mountain biking and cyclocross races. Competitors were given the ...

Meissner returns for Saturday Night Ice Show

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LAKE PLACID - Kimmie Meissner starred in the final Lake Placid Saturday Night Ice Show of the season Aug. 23, inspiring fellow skaters and audience members alike. Skating to "Applause" by Lady Gaga and "Experience" by Ludovico Einaudi, she showcased the blend of athleticism and artistry that ...

Bradley draws a crowd for ice show

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LAKE PLACID - A veteran Lake Placid Saturday Night Ice Show guest skater, 2009 US National Champion Ryan Bradley attracted a large audience Aug. 16 at the Olympic Center.Skating to a rock 'n' roll medley and Avicii's "Wake Me Up," Bradley entertained the crowd with his energetic programs and ...

Run the Colors marries sports, art

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LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts Board of Directors decided to host their own Color Run - in true Adirondack DIY style - and it turned into a successful fundraiser and public relations event.The Run the Colors for the Arts 5k, a noncompetitive fun run/walk with a 3.1-mile long ...

UP CLOSE: Jay student looks to running for fun, sport

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LAKE PLACID - What's that saying about the woman behind the man?AuSable Valley eighth grader David Vicaro, of Jay, knows all too well what motivated him to travel to the North Elba Show Grounds Saturday, Aug. 16 for the Run the Colors for the Arts 5k race."My girlfriend," he said. "To be ...