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Keith Lobdell

South Bureau Editor
518-585-9173 Ext: 111

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.

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Schroon Lake native Travis Stone calls Kentucky Derby

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.

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Queens of the Court: Moriah, NAC, Saranac

Section VII crowned three champions in girls basketball March 6.

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Villemaire girls go 5-for-5 at Section VII state qualifiers

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.

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Liechty leads, Parrott scores upset of NYSPHSAA Qualifier

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.

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Seeds in place for Section VII basketball tournaments

 Five schools earned the six top seeds in the Section VII boys and girls basketball tournaments starting this week.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“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’s quick-strike offense cruises past Franklin Academy

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.

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Chazy boys return to Middletown

The Chazy Eagles punched their ticket to the NYSPHSAA Class D Final Four with a 3-0 win over Section X's Lisbon Nov. 7.

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Chateaugay girls end Chazy's season in regional final

In a game that saw few opportunities on frame, the Chateaugay Lady Bulldogs were able to find the difference maker in the first 10 minute overtime for a 2-1 win against Chazy Nov. 7 to advance to the Class D final four.

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Well Gage-d: Ducatte nets game-winning PK for Chazy

In what has become the annual matchup between arguably the two best coaches in Class D boys soccer, McAuliffe and the Chazy Eagles again claimed the Section VII/Class D boys soccer championship with a 0-0, 5-3 penalty kick win against Buehler and his first-year Elizabethtown-Lewis/Westport Griffins.

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