Canton slips past SLP in opener

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LAKE PLACID - After holding its own early on, the joint Saranac Lake Placid girls hockey team dropped a 2-1 loss to Canton in its season opener Tuesday at the 1932 Olympic rink in Lake Placid.SLP dominated the first period despite the Golden Bears skating prowess. The home team created a number ...

World Cup luge season kicks off in Austria

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IGLS, Austria - Nine months after Erin Hamlin carried the American flag into the Pyeongchang Opening Ceremony, followed by Chris Mazdzer's Olympic silver medal two nights later, USA Luge is ready to begin the four-year run-up to Beijing 2022.That start takes place with the Viessmann World Cup ...

Freestylers prep for new season

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PARK CITY, Utah - The U.S. Freestyle Ski Team's moguls and aerials rosters have officially been named for the 2018-19 competition season. Twenty-nine athletes will represent the United States across national and international competitions, including the 2019 FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski ...

Biesemeyer back on US Ski Team

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PARK CITY, Utah (November 16, 2018) After a productive final prep period camp featuring sunshine, blue skies, "hero snow" and many very early, cold mornings at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain the last couple of weeks, U.S. Ski & Snowboard has officially announced the ...

USA Luge suits up for season

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LAKE PLACID - With the new quadrennial cycle underway, USA Luge has commissioned Saranac Lake graphic artist Derek Lavoie to design the team's race suits for the charge toward the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China.The new design features a white-to-dark blue-gradient fade on the ...

Izzo leads the way for Blue Bombers at state meet

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The Lake Placid boys and girls teams finished the NYSPHSAA cross country championships pretty much where they were projected to be as teams, but individual runners put up a couple of surprises.The Blue Bombers boys team was projected to place fifth in the field of 10 teams, and the boys ended ...