Most golfers should know the answer to this question; what is the hardest score to achieve on an individual hole? The majority of folks would perhaps reply with a hole-in-one. Actually, the correct answer is a double eagle 2.

Albany – The Sage Colleges’ Department of Athletics recently announced the recipients of the department’s annual awards. Named the 2019-2020 Sage men’s golf Gator of the Year was junior co-captain Blake Pritchard (Franklin Academy). With this year’s selection, Pritchard has earned three stra…

Graduating seniors sometime have difficulty choosing a college or university to further their education. Franklin Academy Class of 2020 Valedictorian Zachary Barkman is no different.

Sports Editor’s note: With the ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of local sports happening because of those various rules and regulations, one of The Telegram’s advid readers approached the sports editor with an idea of sharing with the public some of his fishing…

Editor’s note: Due to mechanical malfunctions during the printing of the Monday, June 15, edition of The Telegram, multiple copies of page B1 had photo imperfections on it. With that said, the Sports Department is re-running the senior salute for the Franklin Academy girls track and field te…

The Telegram Sports Department concludes its salute to the northern Franklin County seniors with the final two seniors who missed out on their spring sports season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As we continue to move through the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams and programs, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is continu…

State Assemblyman Billy Jones, D-Chateaugay Lake, announced that he has presented a proclamation to the Chateaugay boys varsity basketball team in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments during the past winter season. He also presented Chateaugay senior Jonah McDonald with a proclam…

The Telegram Sports Department continues its salute to the 2020 seniors from northern Franklin County. The next group of student/athletes to be recognized are the members of the Franklin Academy varsity baseball team, of which only two of the seniors – Callahan Rogers and Keith Shafer – resp…

Now that we have moved past the middle of the month of June and with the state relaxing most of its COVID-19 restrictions that brought an immediate stop to the spring sports season even before it began, the Malone Telegram Sports Department will continue with its recognition of the northern …

As we enter the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that brought an immediate stop to the spring sports season even before it began for all of the scholastic teams throughout the nation, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is recognizing the northern Franklin …

As we continue to move deeper into the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams and programs, the Malone Telegram Sports Dep…

As we move deeper into the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams and programs, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is c…

As we move into the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it ever began for all of the scholastic teams in the area, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is recognizing all of the northern Franklin County hi…

As we continue to get deeper into the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is continuing with i…

Latham – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) held its first meeting of the COVID-19 Task Force on Wednesday. The task force is composed of school district superintendents, high school principals, athletic directors, NYSPHSAA officers, as well as a representa…

As we continue to get deeper into the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of the scholastic, college, professional and youth-level teams worldwide, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is continuin…

As we continue our trek into the month of June amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of the scholastic, college, professional and youth-level teams worldwide, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is in th…

The Telegram Sports Department continues its salute to the 2020 spring sports seniors from northern Franklin County. The next group of student/athletes to be recognized are the three members of the Salmon River girls track team – Kamea Thomas, Yenastanunha Thompson and Dixee Mitchell.

The Telegram Sports Department received word over the weekend that the Women’s Interclub golf competition for the 2020 summer season has been cancelled.

The Telegram Sports Department continues its salute to the 2020 spring sports seniors from northern Franklin County. The next group of student/athletes to be recognized are the two Brushton-Moira varsity baseball players – Kyle Bowen and Evan Snyder.

Due to a clerical error, Franklin Academy senior Courtney Boyea was accidently left off the Section 10 Athletes of Distinction list provided by the section office.

The Telegram Sports Department continues its salute to the 2020 sports seniors from northern Franklin County. The next group of student/athletes to be recognized are the six members – Cooper Beaudin, Jeremyah “JJ” Johnston, Jonah McDonald, Matthew Patterson, Riley Leary and Ryan “Rhino” Revi…

As we move further into the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it began for all of the scholastic teams throughout the nation, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is recognizing all of the northern Franklin County hig…

As we move into the month of June amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it ever began for all of the scholastic teams throughout the nation, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is recognizing all of the northern Franklin Coun…

As we begin the month of June amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season before it even began for all of the scholastic, college, professional and youth-level teams worldwide, the Malone Telegram Sports Department would like to recognize all of…

Academic All-Conference: Former Franklin Academy three-sport standout Evan Keegan was one of 40 Castleton University student-athletes named to the Little East Conference’s Spring All-Academic Team. Keegan, son of Matt Keegan and Cathy Andrews, played football, hockey and baseball during his …

LATHAM – Twenty of the 24 Section 10 schools were named in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s announcement regarding its 2019-20 winter Scholar-Athlete Program earlier this past week. This is the 28th year that NYSPHSAA has conducted this program, which is sponsored…

Mention Yellowstone National Park to someone and the first things that come to mind might be Old Faithful, the world’s most reliable geyser, or maybe Yogi Bear, the cartoon character who shamelessly began scrounging ‘pic-a-nic baskets’ from campers at Jellystone Park starting in the late 1950’s.

North country fans looking to fill the void left by the worldwide disruption of organized sports due to the coronavis pandemic can now turn to YouTube for help.

Men’s day out: Eight-year-old Greyson Buschbascher pushed the loaded-down golf cart as dad Brett and 6-year-old brother Emerson embark on an afternoon on the links at the Malone Golf Club. With plenty of sunshine on tap for Wednesday afternoon, the trio should have a great time chasing the b…

Wrong line, Len: Malone Golf Club member Len Demarse watches as his putt from the back fringe of No. 18 East bounces onto the green and bends to the left as it approaches the hole during a round of golf with his brother Greg, a former club member who took full advantage of the club’s final f…

LATHAM – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has selected members to serve on a COVID-19 task force to examine potential impacts of the crisis on the fall 2020 season and the 2020-21 school year.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has named past PGA President Derek Sprague as the captain of the 2020 United States Junior Ryder Cup Team. The United States will face Team Europe in the 12th Junior Ryder Cup at Blue Mound Golf and Country Club near Milwaukee Sept. 21-22. Spragu…

Earlier this week, on Tuesday and Wednesday to be precise, CYO Basketball League Director Ken Cring made several special deliveries, as he stopped at over a dozen separate residences and presented league coaches with individual and team trophies.

As all of you know – or should know by now – Sunday is Mother’s Day, a special day of the year to honor the person who brought you into this world, and normally one of the busier days of the golfing season for employees at the Malone Golf Club.

Three of the 16 female players from Section 10 who were selected to a NYSSWA girls basketball All-State Team are from Franklin County, with Franklin Academy’s Madison Ansari leading the way as an Eighth Team selection in Class A, while senior teammate Leah Gallagher was listed as an Honorabl…

ROCHESTER – The Empire 8 Conference announced its 2019-20 Men’s Golf All-Conference awards recently. Senior Colin McGaugh of St. John Fisher was named Player of the Year, while first-year Connor Affinito (Queensbury) of The Sage Colleges was named Rookie of the Year, and Dave Clausen and Bri…

Friday’s announcement by Gov. Andrew Cuomo closing New York state schools for the remainder of the 2019-20 year conjured up memories of the 1970 classic “School’s Out” by Alice Cooper, a song that had a totally different meaning to the one that we live with today.

Testing his luck: A fly fisherman snaps the line for a cast while wading in a shallow portion of the village pond on College Ave. in Malone on a dreary Thursday afternoon.

Classic finish: Bombay resident Luke Miller, a student-athlete at Salmon River Central School who would normally be on a baseball diamond this time of the year, follows the flight of his approach shot to the 18th green at Highland Greens Golf Course during a Tuesday outing with his father, S…

Chippin’ it on: Brian ‘Bubba’ Billings chips his ball onto the 18th green at Highland Greens Golf Course on State Route 11B in Dickinson on a stellar spring afternoon on Tuesday. Billings played in a group with Mike ‘Mr. Mulligan’ Miller, Shawn Miller and Luke Miller.