Huskies off to Albany: Three Franklin Academy varsity wrestlers will be leaving the North Country and traveling to Albany for the NYSPHSAA Championships at the Times Union Center this weekend. The Section 10 champions are, from left senior Alfred MacNeil, sophomore Brody Fountain and freshma…

In the opening round of the Section 10 Division II boys hockey playoffs on Tuesday, the third-seeded Salmon River Shamrocks skated to a 4-1 against the visiting Thousand Islands Islanders, while in Malone, the fifth-seeded St. Lawrence Central Larries pulled away from a tie game and upended …

POTSDAM – It was a slower-than-normal start to a high school basketball game for the Chateaugay boys varsity team, but the end result was a very familiar one, as the top-ranked Class D team in the state won its 21st consecutive contest of the winter season with a 66-34 Section 10 playoff win…

Athletes of Distinction: A pair of senior players were honored as the 2019-20 NAC girls hockey Athletes of Distinction, an award that is presented to student/athletes who maintain a cumulative average of 90 or better throughout their high school careers. The award winners are Massena’s Kylie…

MADRID – In their first season back on the varsity hardwood after not fielding a team in the 2018-19 season, and without a senior on the roster, the young Brushton-Moira girls varsity basketball team had its winter campaign come to a close in the opening round of the Section 10 Class C playo…

Well, it’s official. The Franklin Academy boys varsity hockey team will host an opening round playoff game after posting a 2-0 shutout victory against the Thousand Islands Islanders in the final regular season game for the two squads.

Good sports: Female hockey players who were named to the 2019-20 All-NAC Outstanding Sportsmanship team are, from left, Lauren Bigwarfe (Potsdam), Rylee Garrow (Salmon River), Kylie Letham (Massena), Miranda Bert-Brown (Lady Islanders) and Kate Fobare (Canton).

Tourney champs: Malone won the sixth-grade title at the George Swan Memorial Tournament in Ogdensburg this past weekend. The local lads connected on some clutch free throws in the closing seconds to down Ogdensburg and gain the tourney title. Malone team members are, kneeling, from left, Bla…

Award winners: Girls hockey players named to the All-NAC Second Team for their efforts on the ice this past winter season are, in front, from left, Salmon River’s Hannah Johnson and Karahkwenhawe White and Potsdam’s Jessika Bullock. In the back row are Jenna Christopher (Islanders), Meg Wilm…

FORT COVINGTON – The Salmon River Shamrocks scored one goal in all three periods and ended its regular season with a 3-0 victory on home ice at the Tom Cavanaugh Arena in Fort Covington. With the win, the Shamrocks (7-6 league) clinched third place in the final standings and enter the upcomi…

There were no upsets in the opening round of the Section 10 Class D girls basketball playoffs on Wednesday, as all three of the higher-seeded teams recorded postseason wins and advanced to Sunday’s quarterfinal games at SUNY Canton.

NAC’s best: At the conclusion of the 2019-20 Section 10 girls hockey playoff game held at SUNY Potsdam recently, the league handed out its postseason awards. Ladies named to the All-NAC First Team are, in front, from left, Salmon River teammates Carli Cartier and Kayla Cunningham, along with…

A pair of top-seeded Section 10 girls basketball teams hooked up in a President’s Day matinee on the hardwood inside the Eileen M. Kilcullen Sports Facility at Franklin Academy High School in Malone on Monday.

FORT COVINGTON – Entering the final week of the Northern Athletic Conference boys hockey regular season, and with just 10 points separating all six teams in Division II, points are definitely needed to determine seedings, as well as home-ice advantage for the first round of the upcoming playoffs.

ST. REGIS FALLS – Playing their third game in as many days, and fourth of the week, the St. Regis Falls girls varsity basketball team ended its Northern Athletic Conference regular season with a come-from-behind win at home in an interdivisional contest against Lisbon.

Tops on the lanes: Boys who earned First or Second Team All-Northern status for their efforts on the bowling lanes during the recently completed Section 10 winter season are, from left, Franklin Academy’s Zachary King (1st Team), Chateaugay’s Alex Otis (1st Team), Franklin Academy’s Xander L…

All-Northern bowlers: Female bowlers who earned First or Second Team All-Northern status for their efforts on the lanes during the recently completed 2019-20 winter sports season are, from left, Chateaugay’s Brianne Rondo (1st Team), Chateaugay’s Kimberly Dunn (1st Team), Franklin Academy’s …

NORFOLK – The Norwood-Norfolk varsity basketball teams closed out the regular season by gaining Northern Athletic Conference East Division sweeps against the visiting St. Regis Falls girls and boys squads on Friday night.

OGDENSBURG – Three Franklin Academy wrestlers gained entry to the state meet after recording first-place finishes at the Section 10 championship event held at Ogdensburg Free Academy High School on Friday evening.

FORT COVINGTON – At the Tom Cavanaugh Arena, Salmon River senior Tim Cook Jr. scored three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to lift the Shamrocks to a 5-4 Northern Athletic Conference Division II win over Thousand Islands on Wednesday.

CANTON – The Franklin Academy boys and Canton Central girls successfully defended their Section 10 Indoor Track championships on Wednesday at St. Lawrence University’s Newell Fieldhouse.

Chateaugay had little trouble in picking up a home win against Tupper Lake, while the Franklin Academy girls varsity basketball team had to rally for a 54-45 Northern Athletic Conference Central Division win at Massena on Wednesday.

The Franklin Academy varsity wrestling team concluded the 2019-20 regular season with a victory at home on Tuesday, heads into Friday’s Section 10 championship matches in Ogdensburg with some momentum after defeating the visiting Massena Red Raiders 46-28.

In a late-season push for a home playoff game, Chateaugay picked up a road win at St. Regis Falls, while the Franklin Academy girls moved one-step closer to becoming the top seed in the upcoming Section 10 Class A championship game against Massena with an overtime win at St. Lawrence Central.

MOIRA – After suffering losses in all of the regular season meetings, and dropping the opening game of Saturday’s two-session Section 10 championship, the Chateaugay girls rallied to claim the playoff championship with a 98-pin victory against the Franklin Academy Huskies at Big D’s House in Moira.