MVCC offers summer sports camps for youth, teens
Mohawk Valley Community College will host several sports camps for youth and teens this summer at its Utica Campus, 1101 Sherman Drive. Designed for boys and girls ages 7 to 15, this camp will be held from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 26-30. The camp, which will be led by MVCC Women’s Soccer Coach Jim Vitale and Men’s Soccer Coach Dominic DiMaggio, will offer technical skills, individual ball skills, and group and team tactics, with instruction for all ability levels, as well as camp league games and contests. Campers will be organized into three separate ability divisions for skill, tactic, and game sessions, allowing for maximum skill development and fun for all ages. A Goal Keeper’s Camp also will be offered for youth interested in goalie training.
Dawgs survive three Utica home runs, stump Sox 11-10
LITTLE FALLS, NY – The rain may have delayed the game by just about half an hour – again – but the thunder could still plainly be heard at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Thursday. The Utica Blue Sox boomed three home runs, two by Andre Demetral,...
Poland SB, Little Falls BB have seasons end in State Semifinals
UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Mohawk Valley will go without a baseball or softball state champion in 2023, both the Little Falls baseball team and Poland softball teams dropping state semifinal contests on Friday to bring an end to the chase for a title. Poland started the day off with a morning contest against Section […]
Proctor RB Magic Johnson signs LOI to NAIA Simpson University
UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – Former Notre Dame and Proctor football star KeniJaymes “Magic” Johnson signed his Letter of Intent to play college football for the NAIA Simpson University Red Hawks on Thursday afternoon, committing to the team for its’ first collegiate football season. Johnson was one of two primary running backs for the Raiders in […]
Poland's season concludes vs Scio/Friendship Friday in magical run to Class D state semifinals
All season long, Poland’s offense lifted it to victories, especially in the playoffs. Three weeks ago, the Tornadoes entered the Section III postseason as a seven seed but embarked on five straight wins behind timely hitting and pitching. ...
5-run inning dooms Little Falls in Class C state baseball semifinal loss
The Little Falls baseball team stepped into the state final four on Friday for the first time since the 1980s. The stay, however, was short-lived.
Izmailov edges Foster
In an intriguing matchup, southpaw Charles Foster took on conventional Ali Izmailov and yet another battle of undefeated fighters on the stacked Hall of Fame weekend card at the Turning Stone casino in Verona, New York. From the outset, it was clear that the 3-in taller Foster would utilize his...
Meet the 2022-23 All-CNY boys golf team
Meet the 2022-23 All-CNY boys golf team. The team consists of members who qualified for the state tournament. We have four finalists for Player of the Year. They are Tommy Goodelle, New Hartford; Gavin Poyer, Waterville; Jackson Saroney, Jamesville-DeWitt; and Kevin Waters, Oswego. The winners will be announced at the...
7-run fourth inning leads Mohawks to sixth straight win to start 2023 season
After winning a sixth Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League title in 11 years last season - capping the winningest season in organization history - the Amsterdam Mohawks haven't missed a beat in 2023. They rattled off a sixth straight win to start the season Wednesday night at Shuttleworth Park, mercy-ruling the Utica Blue Sox 12-1 in seven innings.
Broner UD 10 Hutchinson in Miami; Izmailov UD 10 Foster at Turning Stone
Boxing cards in Miami and in Verona, New York, competed for eyeballs on Friday night. Neither card produced much in the way of fireworks. The main go of the Miami event, a Don King promotion, was dismal. Perpetual under-achiever Adrien Broner delivered another clinker while pitching a near-shutout over gallant but overmatched Bill Hutchinson.
Little Falls Brayton Langdon wins MV Athlete of the Week after leading the charge to states
Little Falls baseball plays its biggest game in four decades Friday afternoon in the Class C State Semifinals. But before the Mounties head down to Binghamton, their star senior was bestowed with one more accolade. Brayton Langdon won the Mohawk Valley Athlete of the Week for June 1-5. The pitcher...
Mounties' season ends with loss in Class C baseball semifinal
ENDWELL - A last chance rally fell short Friday night and a fabulous baseball season reached its conclusion for the Little Falls Mounties with a loss in the semifinals of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's Class C playoffs. Trailing the Tuckahoe Tigers by four runs entering...
Steamers Lost Thursday Night To The Genesee Rapids
Jason Story (Utica) stayed hot but the Hornell Steamers could not take advantage of their opportunities and fell 10-0 on the road vs. the Genesee Rapids. Hornell loaded the bases in the 1st, 3rd, and 5th innings but could not get the big hit. Genesee on the other hand was able to take advantage of their chances and scored three in the 2nd, two in the 3rd, two in the 6th, and three in the 7th. Story was 3 for 3 on the day with a pair of stolen bases. Aidan Stern was 3 for 4 with a pair of RBI to pace the Rapids 13-hit attack.
CBL Roundup: Durand’s home run powers Silversmiths to win
The smoke is clearing, but the baseball is heating up across both collegiate baseball leagues, as all five local teams are in action, with a local rivalry playing out for the second out of eight times this season in Little Falls.
BHA students send Mounties off to State
Benton Hall Academy Students gave a rousing sendoff on Friday morning to The Little Falls High School Mounties as they boarded buses and headed to the semifinals in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Class C state tournament. The team’s 2023 playoff run is the deepest...
Central Valley Academy's 17th Annual Mott Marathon Challenge postponed
Central Valley Academy's 17th Annual Mott Marathon Challenge has been officially postponed to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 11 at CVA's track. The event was originally scheduled for today, Thursday, at 3 p.m. School officials and Mr. Mott made the decision to postpone based on the poor air quality caused by the Canadian wildfires. If conditions do not improve by Sunday, June 11, the event will take place on Monday, June 19 at a time to be determined.
International Boxing Hall of Fame set to induct Class of 2023 in Central NY
Update, 4:15 p.m.: The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced Wednesday afternoon that outdoor activities scheduled for the Hall of Fame Museum Grounds on Thursday and Friday have been moved indoors to the Turning Stone Resort Casino Showroom due to air quality conditions. The schedule below has been updated. The Hall of Fame Museum and Event Pavilion will remain open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CBL Roundup: Sox lose in matinee, Dawgs outlast Outlaws
The smoke and haze postponed some collegiate baseball games on Tuesday, June 6, but some managed to play, including a matinee at Murnane Field.
Vote: Who is the Mohawk Valley's Athlete of the Week for June 1-5?
It's time to take a look at the standout performers from the Mohawk Valley. Your vote will determine who will be the Mohawk Valley’s Athlete of the Week for June 1-5. The players' credentials are listed above the poll — which will be live until 12 a.m. Thursday. The winner will be announced on uticaod.com/sports and on our Twitter page Thursday morning.
Oswego River Hawks Go 2-0 at Utica’s Battle on the Barge Featured
With a balanced offense and a gritty defense, the Oswego River Hawks box lacrosse team went undefeated at the 2nd Annual Battle on the Barge Invitational at the Utica University Nexus Center on Saturday, downing the host Utica Yeti 12-9 and then holding on for a 10-8 win against Troy’s Collar City Kings.
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