State qualifiers: Girls from Class B schools who qualified for the NYSPHSAA cross country championship at the Section 10 title meet held at the Gouverneur Country Club in November of 2019 are, in front, from left, Franklin Academy’s Wynonia Lawrence, Mattison Garland, Magdalene Nichols, Emma…

Friedrich Award winners: Salmon River’s William Kenyon and Ogdensburg’s Lexi Beaulieu earned the 2019 Travis Friedrich Outstanding Sportsmanship Award for NAC cross country.

Most Valuable Runners: Northern Athletic Conference cross country standouts Maddie Dinneen (second from left) from Norwood-Norfolk and Franklin Academy’s Dylan Perry (second from right) were named as the 2019 Justin Casserly Most Valuable Runners for their efforts during the fall season. The…

DICKINSON – Stuck inside and going a little stir crazy with the self-quarantine confinement? Well, there is a bit of a reprieve for a few residents from the area as the Highland Greens Golf Course has – partially – opened for the season.

No fooling, it’s opening day: Local resident Dave Taylor follows the flow of the Salmon River with his line on a chilly opening day for the trout and salmon fishing season on Wednesday. Taylor, his brother Ron, and nephew Dylan Garrand braved the weather and took their chances of reeling in …

Rookie of the year: Ogdensburg native Brian Bouchey (left) was named the boys basketball Rookie of the Year for his officiating efforts in Section 10 this past winter season. Presenting the award is Section 10 veteran official Kevin Walbridge.

Top newcomer: Parishville native Olivia Collins was named as the Section 10 girls basketball Probationary Official of the Year during the awards ceremony held at SUNY Potsdam recently. Presenting the award to Collins are veteran Section 10 officials Ernie Reid (left) and Jeff Durant.

The sun was shinning brightly on Friday, while the temperature stayed relatively warm on Saturday, both of which helped the accumulated winter snowfall to dissipate rather quickly. This spring-time occurrence normally means that the local golf establishment, the Malone Golf Club, would be op…

All-NAC Sportsmanship Team: Varsity girls basketball players named to the 2019-20 All-NAC Outstanding Sportsmanship Team are Jillian DiSalvo (Canton), Makenna Stone (Franklin Academy), Celia Henry (Ogdensburg), Shacoria Jackson (Gouverneur), Tsiakoseriio David (Massena), Kang Pyeonghwa (St. …

Baldwin Award winner: Parishville-Hopkinton’s Evan Harper Jr. (left) was named as the recipient of the 2019-20 Patti Baldwin Award for his longtime contributions to high school girls basketball in the Northern Athletic Conference. Presenting the award is Section 10 Girls Basketball Chairman …

Best of the East: The 2019-20 East Division All-NAC First and Second Team selections for girls basketball were announced at the Section 10 Overall semifinal games held at SUNY Potsdam recently. The honorees are, in front, from left, Kaitlyn ‘Kitty’ Arcadi (First Team, St. Regis Falls), Chloe…

LATHAM – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced the cancellation of the remaining winter state championship events. The impacted championship events include the boys and girls basketball regional and state championships, as well as the boys ice hockey…

State honors: The Hockey Coaches Association of New York (HCANY) announced its Division 1 and Division 2 boys Ice Hockey All-State teams, along with Players of the Year and Coaches of the Year for the 2019-20 winter season. Local recipients of these state awards are Salmon River senior forwa…

Really good sports: The Salmon River girls varsity basketball team was named as the 2019-20 Ed Bush Sportsmanship Award winner at the ceremony held in between the Section 10 Overall semifinals at SUNY Potsdam recently. Members of the award-winning team are, in front, from left, Savanna Swamp…

Fleury Award honorees: A Section 10 girls basketball player from each of the league’s three divisions was selected as the 2019-20 Nicole Fleury Sportsmanship Award winner for their efforts on and off the hardwood. The trio of honorees stand with their respective coaches for a photo during th…

East Division co-Champs: The Chateaugay boys junior varsity basketball team was acknowledged prior to the varsity Bulldogs’ Section 10 Class D championship game at SUNY Potsdam recently. The Chateaugay JV squad finished tied for the top spot in the East Division with rival Madrid-Waddington,…

Central Division honorees: Female basketball players who were named to the 2019-20 Central Division All-NAC Second Team are, in front, from left, Sierra Cummings (Potsdam), Caitlin Douglas (Franklin Academy), Lexi Huiatt (Canton), Laney Smith (Gouverneur), along with Ogdensburg teammates Ril…

Best of the East: Members of the 2019-20 East Division All-NAC First Team for boys basketball are, in front, from left, Jed McDonald (Chateaugay), Trent Lashua and Brennan Harmer of Madrid-Waddington, MVP Jonah McDonald (Chateaugay), Walker Martin (Chateaugay) and Logan Bassett (Brushton-Moi…

State Hoop Shoot finalist: Nine-year-old Sadie Varin of Malone tied for first place at the New York State Hoop Shoot finals held in Syracuse on March 7. Varin, who was also a state finalist a year ago and has participated in the Elks Hoop Shoot Contest for the past four years, had to settle …

All-Northern selections: Members of the 2019-20 Central Division All-NAC First Team for boys basketball are, in front, from left, Ashton Cloce (Canton), Payton Poirier (Franklin Academy), co-MVP’s Jackson Jones and MeSean Johnson of Ogdensburg, Andy Downs (Canton) and Trent Sargent (Ogdensbu…

Athletes of Distinction: Section 10 postseason awards were announced in between the two Overall girls basketball semifinal games held at SUNY Potsdam recently. Females who were named as All-NAC Athletes of Distinction are, from the Central Division, Canton’s Sophie Ladouceur, Sarah Sieminski…

Good sports: Boys basketball players who were named to the All-NAC Outstanding Sportsmanship Team for the 2019-20 winter season are Central Division players, Keith Shafer (Franklin Academy), Caleb Bentley-Hicks (Canton), Joseph Weir (Massena), Brogan LaRose (Ogdensburg), Myles Bordeleau (St.…

With the announced cancellation for the remainder of the Malone Adult League’s basketball season, a panel of league “experts” has determined the following individual awards for the 2019-20 campaign.

Athletes of Distinction: Section 10 boys basketball players from all three division were announced as Athletes of Distinction recipients at the conclusion of the 2019-20 winter season. Players from the Central Division are Samuel Fadden (Canton), Keith Shafer (Franklin Academy), Ryan Herrick…

As all readers are aware of the major impact the coronavirus is having on our area of the world, another popular sporting activity has been put on hold.

Successful season: The Malone sixth-grade girls traveling basketball team enjoyed a successful winter season, posting an overall record of 26-2 with five tournament championships to show for their efforts. The local ladies brought home titles from events held at Canton, Ellenburg, Paul Smith…

Athletes of Distinction: Northern Athletic Conference boys hockey players who were named as Division II Athletes of Distinction at the conclusion of the 2019-2020 season are, in front, from left, Ogdensburg Free Academy’s Harrison Wert, Stephen Morley, Kelson Hooper and Mark Barr. In the bac…

Malone Adult Basketball League Director Ken Cring notified the Malone Telegram Sports Department that the league’s postseason slate has been cancelled.

Blue and Gold winners: A Malone-based AAU boys basketball team, known as the River City Storm, won the 10th grade division of the 2020 Blue and Orange Classic held at SUNY Potsdam on March 6-7. The boys won five games in two days with only seven players taking part in the event. Members of t…

Award winners: Northern Athletic Conference boys hockey players named to the 2020 Division II Outstanding Sportsmanship Team at the conclusion of the Section 10 championship game held at Clarkson University’s Cheel Arena recently are, from left, Harrison Wert (Ogdensburg), Cobie Cree (Salmon…

Three in a row: The Malone sixth-grade boys travel basketball team won its third straight championship after earning the title at the Saranac Challenge last weekend. The team won all four of its games to claim the crown and defeated the Adirondack Ballers in the championship game at the Sara…

Division II award winners: Boys hockey players named to the 2020 Division II All-NAC Second Team are, in front, from left, Nolan O’Donnell of OFA, John McCall of Norwood-Norfolk, Aadam Fakir and Trent King of Franklin Academy and Trenton Barnes of the Islanders. The First Team selections are…

Coaches honored: The Franklin Academy coaching staff of assistant Jay Perras (left) and Kevin St. Hilaire (right) were presented Division II Coaching Staff of the Year plaques by Section 10 boys hockey Chairman Tim Cook Sr. (center) at the conclusion of the Section 10 championship game held …

LATHAM – At approximately 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) issued a press release that – effective immediately – the association was postponing all winter sports regional and state championship events until further notice.

At this time last year, nearly all of the Section 10 indoor track qualifiers never completed the journey from the North Country to the NYSPHSAA championship event at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island due to a snow storm that hit the southern portion of the state, bringing th…

After going winless in the first three basketball games of the NYSPHSAA playoffs on Tuesday, the St. Lawrence Central girls stopped the Section 10 losing streak with a narrow 44-42, come-from-behind win against Section 7 Class C champion Northern Adirondack in the doubleheader opener at SUNY…

Bowling at states: The Section 10 boys composite bowling team will participate – as scheduled – at the AMF Strike ’N Spare Lanes in Syracuse on Saturday morning. The team is made up of bowlers from both Chateaugay and Franklin Academy, and will be on the lanes beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday…

Off to state meet: Six girls from a pair of Section 10 bowling teams, Franklin Academy and Chateaugay, will take part at the NYSPHSAA championship matches at the Strike ’N Spare Lanes in Syracuse on Saturday. Making the journey will be, from left, FA coach Jarret Lamica, Ashley Brooks (FA), …