SLP girls skaters drop two tourney games

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LAKE PLACID — The Saranac Lake Placid girls’ hockey team suffered a two-game skid in the SLP annual Holiday Tournament at the Olympic Center’s 1932 Jack Shea Arena in Lake Placid. For the first period of the first tournament game on Dec. 27, SLP found themselves in a tightly ...

LP boys hoopers beat Wells

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LAKE PLACID — After starting the season with four straight losses, the Lake Placid boys basketball team has found a bit of a groove heading into the winter break. Playing at home on Dec. 21, the Blue Bombers picked up their second win in the last three games, by topping the Wells ...

By the numbers

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LAKE PLACID — Almost 1,500 athletes are expected to compete in the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Winter World University Games in early January. Games organizers issued a press release with the latest athlete numbers on Thursday, Dec. 22, reporting that 1,443 athletes from 43 countries — ...

Sweeney takes luge World Cup silver

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PARK CITY, Utah — USA Luge women tallied two medals on the final day of the EBERSPACHER FIL World Cup in Park City, Utah this past weekend. Emily Sweeney, of Lake Placid, finished second in the women’s World Cup, while Brittney Arndt was third in the women’s sprint. Both Jonny ...

Germans win two-man, Brits take four-man bobsled

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LAKE PLACID — The second day of the IBSF World Cup in Lake Placid wrapped up with Germany taking the top two spots in the two-man bobsled event on Dec. 17. In the third race of the season, Germany’s Johannes Lochner, the Olympic silver medalist from the 2022 Beijing Olympics, stood ...