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IRONMAN volunteer grant opportunities available

IRONMAN Lake Placid is only weeks away, but officials have announced that volunteer opportunities are still available, including those for local non-profit charities to qualify for Ironman Foundation Grants.

17th annual NYSEF Golf Tournament a success

Golfers play in support of the NY Ski Educational Foundation, 501(c)3

The 17th Annual New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) Open was held at the Lake Placid Golf Club on Sunday, June 14.

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Stanley Urban to be honored at 2015 Adirondack Health Foundation Crystal Ice Gala on July 11

This year’s Adirondack Health Foundation Crystal Ice Gala pays tribute to an accomplished individual known for his achievements in healthcare and in the world of international ice dancing competition.

Section VII teams shut out in bids for baseball, softball states

Softball and baseball results

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Lake Placid makes cut for Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Chattanooga, Tennessee and St. George, Utah named other two finalists

Lake Placid is now just one of three locations in the running to host the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, news that has some locals excited for what it could mean for the village.

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Lady Blue Bombers earn Class D softball championship

The Lady Blue Bombers kept the momentum going after knocking off Crown Point by dropping Minerva/Newcomb 7-2 for the Section VII Class D softball crown.

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Sentinels get past Patriots for ninth straight softball title

The Lady Sentinels won their ninth-straight Section VII Class C title with a tight 3-1 win against the Lady Patriots.

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Registration open for Tanneberger Tourney

The 36th annual Dr. Thomas Tanneberger Golf Tournament has been scheduled for June 12 to June 14, at the Westport Country Club.

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Lady Eagles, Chiefs claim track and field sectional crowns

Powered in large part by Kallie and Kirsten Villemaire, the Beekmantown girls’ track and field team edged second-place Saranac by 37.5 points, 169.5-132, for the Section VII crown.

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Blue Bombers thump Vikings in Class D final

The Blue Bombers won their third-straight Section VII Class D baseball championship, and for some players, their third sectional title of the school year.

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USA Luge seeks proposals as solicitation for new headquarters begins

Athletes would continue training in Lake Placid and Park City

At its meeting just held in Park City, Utah, the Board of Directors of the United States Luge Association (USLA) unanimously approved a motion to develop a request for proposal (RFP) that will be provided to those cities that are interested in securing the headquarters of the USLA on a long term basis.

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Late run lifts Chiefs to fourth straight Class B title

Saranac 2, Plattsburgh 1

Four years, four Section VII Class B titles for the Saranac Chiefs. A go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth propelled them past the Plattsburgh Hornets 2-1.

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Golf tourney to raise awareness for colon cancer

The Caitlin Wade Bridge “What’s Up Yer Butt” Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Willsboro Golf Club on Saturday, June 6.

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Hornets rally for Class B title win

Plattsburgh 10, Beekmantown 6

The Plattsburgh Hornets used an 8-0 run over two innings to erase a four-point deficit and seize the Section VII Class B baseball championship.

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Sky’s the Finish at the 14th Annual Whiteface Uphill Bike Race

Are you up for this? The 14th Annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race will be held on the faster, newly-resurfaced Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway on Saturday, June 6, 2015.