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Keith Lobdell returned to the Valley News in December of 2010 after spending four years as a reporter with the Whitehall Times. Lobdell previously worked at Denton Publications from 2000-2004. He lives in Westport with his wife and three children.
For a Schroon Lake graduate, the dream came true this past Saturday, May 2, as Travis Stone called the 141st annual running of the fastest two minutes in sports at Churchill Downs.
Section VII crowned three champions in girls basketball March 6.
Kallie and Kirsten Villemaire made a pathway to the top of the podium at the Section VII NYSPHSAA indoor track and field state qualifiers Feb. 21.
Really, who throws a shoe? Maybe it was not thrown, but the neon-orange one that came off the foot of Justin Liechty with less than 100-meters remaining in the 300-meter state qualifying race could have spelt doom for the Saranac runner’s chance of sweeping his three events Feb. 21.
Five schools earned the six top seeds in the Section VII boys and girls basketball tournaments starting this week.
Lakes to Locks Passage, based out of Crown Point, has received $153,000 to help support its geotourism initiative.
“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”
Peru 59, Franklin Academy 6
It took the Peru Indians a total time of 1:48 seconds with the ball to make their statement against Franklin Academy Nov. 8.
Ticonderoga girls varsity head coach Kathy Tubbs said she was looking for a go-to offensive threat throughout the 2014 season.
NAC girls, LPCS boys atop C tables
The Section VII playoffs are set to begin in classes B, C and D with some familiar faces at the top of the tables.