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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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
The Eagles dominated the sectional playoffs, allowing only one shot from an opponent in the 67th minute of the final game. The shot was not on goal.