Morris named Northwood hockey head coach

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LAKE PLACID — Mark Morris is the head coach of the Northwood School’s men’s hockey team. Morris will take over a program that will be playing in the newly founded Prep Hockey Conference, which showcases six of North America’s top school-based hockey programs. Morris attended ...

Barfly Open golf tournament returns for 43rd year

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LAKE PLACID - The 43rd annual Barfly Open golf tournament will take place at the Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid on Sept. 14. The tournament will benefit the Tri-Lakes Humane Society in Saranac Lake. The two-person scramble, supported by RockBottomGolf.com and High Peaks ...

Lacrosse summit makes its return

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Summit Classic lacrosse tournament is back for its 31st year. The tournament is divided between two tournaments over the course of the week, starting with the Scholastic division. The Scholastic division is made up of children who will graduate high school ...

Potential Olympic sport played in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID — A faster version of lacrosse was showcased in Lake Placid on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The Lake Placid Summit Classic lacrosse tournament hosted a World Lacrosse Sixes demonstration with members of both the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams, respectively, at the North Elba ...

USA Bobsled finishes the first push competition of the year

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LAKE PLACID — USA Bobsled competed in the USA Push Championships at the new indoor ice facility at the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31. On Friday, Sylvia Hoffman recorded the lowest time for the women’s push athletes and Frank ...

No evidence yet of COVID spread at Ironman

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The Essex County Health Department has not confirmed any new cases of COVID-19 connected to the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon, a representative of the department said Tuesday, Aug. 3. The triathlon — one of the biggest events of the summer, and one of the first to test newly revised local ...