UP CLOSE: Burdick is new LPCS athletic director

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LAKE PLACID - John Burdick walked from the gymnasium to his office. The Lake Placid varsity volleyball team had just finished a scrimmage against Saranac Lake. Within the few feet from the gym to the coach's office, he was stopped by three student athletes with whom he had a rapport."Mr. B." - ...

UP CLOSE: Alison Simcox is new marketing director at LPCA

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LAKE PLACID - Alison Simcox recently took the position of marketing director at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, and while she's an artist herself and works for an organization that highlights culture, she said the business administration aspect is just as important as the creative ...

NHL, Olympic stars headline USA Hockey coaches symposium

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LAKE PLACID - The Olympic Center hosted the USA Hockey National Coaches Symposium from Thursday, Aug. 23 to Sunday, Aug. 26, and it included speaking sessions with a number of Olympic, National Hockey League and college hockey team players and coaches.The biennial event is the largest of its ...

Opening draw for Lake Placid vs. rival

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LAKE PLACID - Saranac Lake traveled to Lake Placid for the opening game of the high school soccer season, and it turns out the two rivals are evenly matched in almost every aspect of the game. The Red Storm and Blue Bombers tied, 2-2.Lake Placid came out with high pressure early in the match, ...

Rookies push for titles in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID - Kyle Wilcox and Sylvia Hoffman won the USA Bobsled Rookie Push Championships on the wheeled push track Saturday, Aug. 25 in Lake Placid. Quentin Butler and Karmin Shute were victorious in the USA Skeleton Rookie Push Championships.Forty-two rookie athletes competed - seven women ...

West, Britcher dominate Italian start

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MERANSEN, Italy - Two-time Olympians Tucker West and Summer Britcher captured their respective divisions Saturday in the annual international luge start competition in Meransen, Italy. They were the only Americans to make the trip.The South Tyrolean ski village, near Austria, holds the event in ...