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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

SUNY CANTON drops game one to houghton 13-3


SUNY Canton’s Courtney Hyland (17) launches the ball down the right baseline and past the first baseman to earn a single and advance a runner into scoring position in the bottom of the first inning.  The Highlanders pulled away from the Kangaroos in the second and third innings to capture the 13-3 victory in the first game of the double header. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Potsdam RUNS INTO ONEONTA SCORING MACHINE: 21-11 LOSS 

SUNY Potsdam’s Cayla O’Connor (1) fires the ball in top left corner of the net for Potsdam’s 8th goal of the game making the score 13-8.  SUNY Oneonta won 21-11 over SUNY Potsdam. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

NCSN WEDNESDAY HeadlineS

Boys Lacrosse: Red Storm Rally to Beat Potsdam 7-4
Girls Lacrosse: Massena, Potsdam Win; Bulldogs Bow
Men's Lacrosse:Oswego Dominates Canton in 18-6 Win
College Baseball: Canton Thumped by St. John Fisher

suny canton kangaroos fall to suny oswego 18-6


A SUNY Oswego attacker dashes toward the SUNY Canton goal looking for a way past Kangaroos' defender Brandon Rodee (16) and goaltender Kody Kocsis (15) early in the first quarter. The Lakers stormed past SUNY Canton in an 18-6 victory.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

red storm come back to overtake Potsdam 7-4 


Saranac Lake’s DJ Morgan (22) rips a the ball into the bottom left corner of the net to trim Potsdam's lead to 3-2, just before halftime.  The Red Storm outscored Potsdam 5-1 in the second half.  Saranac Lake won its first game of the season beating Potsdam 7-4.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery
 

Massena pulls away from salmon river in 13-3 win


Massena’s Abigail Johnson (9) whips the ball in the bottom right cornier, increasing the Red Raiders' lead to 4-0 over Salmon River.  Massena took a 5-2 lead into the half, but erupted for eight scores in the second half.  Massena beat Salmon River 13-3.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery
 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Canton's grace bessette signs for track at u.v.m.


Canton's Grace Bessette signs her letter of intent to run Division I track at the University of Vermont next year.

Canton's grace bessette signs for track at u.v.m.


Family members gather around as Grace Bessette signs her letter of intent at a Tuesday evening ceremony.

Wed.-Fri., April 11-13, 2018

NINE-RUN FIRST CARRIES M-W JACKETS PAST PIRATES 15-2 


Madrid-Waddington’s Shane Tiernan (16) slams a two-out, two-RBI double, highlighting a nine-run outburst in the bottom of the first inning.  The Yellow Jackets sent 15 batters to the plate and kept the bases loaded for most of the rally.  M-W starting pitcher Dan Dominy allowed just two hits and struck out 10 Pirates in five innings of work.  In their first game transferring from the East to the West Division, the Jackets cruised to a 15-2 win over Harrisville. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Madrid-Waddington OPENS WITH 18-10 WIN OVER FLYERS


Madrid-Waddington’s Jaelynn Uppstrom (3) steals a run of a wild pitch in the fourth inning.  Norwood-Norfolk's Grace Furnace applies the tag.  Madrid-Waddington broke away from a 5-3 lead with a five-run outburst in the fourth inning, en route to an 18-10 win over the Flyers in their opener. (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

NCSN wed.-THurs. HeadlineS

Boys Baseball: M-W Jackets, Heuvelton,Chateaugay Win
Girls Softball: Madrid-Waddington, Heuvelton Rack Wins
Men's Baseball: Plattsburgh Defeats St. Lawrence 11-4
Women's Softball: Plattsburgh Nips SLU; Potsdam Falls
Boys Lacrosse: Massena Downs Saranac Lake 11-4
Men's Lacrosse: S.L.U. Tops Clarkson; Plattsburgh Wins
Women's Lacrosse: Clarkson Beats SLU; Canton Wins

plattsburgh fends off suny  potsdam  for 11-9 win


SUNY Plattsburgh attacker Stephen Kane (11) blasts a shot past SUNY Potsdam's goaltender to give the Cardinals a 4-3 lead in the second quarter. The Cardinals held a 5-3 lead at the half and fended off a late comeback attempt by the Bears to capture a 11-9 SUNYAC Conference victory. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery




s.l.u. HOLDS OFF CLARKSON IN 4TH QUARTER FOR 11-7 WIN 


St. Lawrence’s Harrison Koch (50) lasers a shot top shelf to give the Saints a 2-0 lead in the first quarter.  St Lawrence held off Clarkson's third-quarter surge in defeating their Liberty League rivals 11-7 in Potsdam.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

clarkson WOMEN capture 12-9 win over st. lawrence


Clarkson's Marisa Clark (2) celebrates with teammates after scoring the seventh goal of the game for the Golden Knights to take a 7-6 lead midway through the second half.  The Golden Knights pulled away from the Saints to capture a 12-9 victory. (Cody Jenne photo)   Game Gallery

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

PLATTSBURGH and clarkson battle in extra innings


Clarkson's Brandon Knauf (24) launches the ball into far center field where it dropped just before the outfielder to earn a double and advance a runner into scoring position on third base. The Golden Knights and the Cardinals of SUNY Plattsburgh battled into extra innings before Clarkson emerged with a 3-2 win.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

clarkson celebrates back- to-back d-I championships


Clarkson University President Tony Collins leads fans in a "Lets Go Tech!" chant surrounded by the Women's Hockey team to close out the ceremony at Cheel Arena. Clarkson honored their Women's hockey team on capturing the NCAA Division I Championship for a third time in the past five years.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Celebration Gallery soon

NCSN THURSDAY Headlines

Boys Baseball: Carthage Tips Harrisville 3-2 (9 innings)
Girls Softball: Lisbon Defeats Morristown 15-2
Men's Baseball: Clarkson Defeats Plattsburgh 3-2
Women's Softball: Clarkson Sweeps SUNY Potsdam
Boys Lacrosse: Salmon River, Ogdensburg Roll To Wins
Girls Lacrosse: Canton Racks Up 17-5 Win Over O.F.A.
Women's Lacrosse: Cortland Rolls Over Potsdam 17-2

TESTANI'S 10-POINT GAME LEADS O.F.A. PAST RED STORM


Ogdensburg’s Isaac Testani (9) rips the ball into the net left side to extend the Blue Devils' lead to 11-2 in the fourth quarter.  Testani scored fourth goals and dished out six assists in leading the Blue Devils to a 12-3 win over the Saranac Lake Red Storm.  (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Monday, April 9, 2018

NCSN monday HeadlineS

Boys Baseball: Larries Nip St. Regis 3-2 in Walk-off Win
Girls Softball: Lisbon Edges Heuvelton 12-11 in Opener
Women's Softball: Plattsburgh Splits, Potsdam Drops 2
Boys Lacrosse: Massena, Canton Score Monday Wins
Girls Lacrosse: Massena Doubles Up Potsdam 16-8

TESTANI LEADS ST. LAWRENCE THUNDER TO NATIONAL TITLE

Ogdensburg's Isaac Testani broke through with a third-period hat trick, erasing a 2-0 St. Lawrence Thunder deficit and leading the locals to a 4-2 win over Southern Connecticut and the national 16-and-under Tier II boys hockey championship in Wayne, NJ, Monday morning.  Testani's three-goal performance completed a 14-point weekend in the national spotlight.  The Thunder scored four unanswered goals in the final 12½ minutes for the national title with an unbeaten run throughout the tournament.  Testani, a junior at Ogdensburg Free Academy, was also the leading scorer in Section X/NAC Division II hockey this past season.  For more information on the St. Lawrence Thunder's run to the national  title, go to USA Hockey online.

LARRIES open season witH
3-2 WALKOFF win VS. st. regis


St. Lawrence Central’s Jarrett St. Hilaire (98) drives the ball into the gap between first and second base to earn a single and to advance a baserunner into scoring position on third base. The Larries and St. Regis Falls Saints battled to a 1-1 tie after four innings.  However, the Larries captured the 3-2 victory on a walk-off error in the bottom of the seventh inning to begin the 2018 season.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

massena pulls away from potsdam to capture win


Potsdam’s Cameron Talcott (7) blasts a shot past a Massena defender and Red Raiders goalie Hayden Hoerner (4) to score the second goal of the game for the Sandstoners, cutting the Massena lead to 5-2 late in the second quarter. The Red Raiders pulled away from Potsdam in the second half for a 10-5 victory. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Tues.-Sat., April 3-7, 2018

Indian river holds OFF POTSDAM'S COMEBACK 10-8


Potsdam’s Jeremiah Charleson (22) rips the ball toward net and misses just to the left of Indian River goaltender Nate Smith (11).  After Potsdam trailed 9-3 early in the third quarter, the Sandstoners' comeback attempt came up just short.  Potsdam slips to Indian River 10-8. (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

s.l.u. saints fends off suny potsdam 5-4, then sweep 9-1


St. Lawrence University's Deanna Sullivan (13) drives the ball deep into rightfield to earn a double in the bottom of the fifth inning. The Saints scored three runs in the fourth inning to take a 5-1 lead.  S.L.U. then fended off a SUNY Potsdam comeback attempt in the seventh inning to capture the 5-4 victory, before sweeping 9-1 in the nightcap.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Monday, April 2, 2018

CANTON OPENS 2018 SEASON WITH VICTORY AT POTSDAM


Potsdam’s Zach Snell (14) breaks around the Canton defenders Sam Martin (14) and Cody Sipher (3) at midfield and charged toward the Golden Bears' goal midway through the first quarter.  Canton held a 3-1 lead at the end of the first quarter and held off the Sandstoners to capture the 17-4 victory.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

canton bears down potsdam in 11-2 victory


Canton’s Catherine Chisholm (3) cuts through the Potsdam defense and blasts a shot past Sandstoners goalkeeper Julia Basford (24) to extend the Golden Bears' lead over Potsdam late in the second half. Canton jumped to a 7-2 lead at the half and captured the 11-2 victory over the Sandstoners.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Friday-Saturday, March 30-31, 2018

suny canton fends off cazenovia in 13-11 victory


SUNY Canton midfielder Tucker Anislie (34) breaks through two Cazenovia defenders to regain possession of the ball at midfield midway through the first quarter.  The Kangaroos jumped out to a 4-1 lead early in the first quarter. The Wildcats staged a comeback to close to within 7-5 at the half, before falling to Canton 13-11. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

ogdensburg RALLIES TO BEAT thousand islands 9-5


Ogdensburg' attacker Brody Sheppard bursts past two Thousand Islands midfielders and charges toward the Vikings' goal midway through the second quarter.  Thousand Islands carried a 4-3 lead into halftime, However, The Blue Devils battled back to capture the 9-5 victory in the non-league game.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Wed.-Thu., March 28-29, 2018

WEDNESDAY-thursday HeadlineS

Boys Lacrosse: Larries, Blue Devils Win League Opener
Girls Lacrosse: Massena, Potsdam Score Big Victories
Men's Lacrosse: Canton Edged in Final 2:00;  SLU Falls
Women's Lacrosse: Hartwick Outlasts Canton 13-11

early scores lift potsdam past indian river 15-5


Potsdam's Caroline Bergan (21) drills a shot over the Indian River defender and goaltender to score the fifth unanswered goal of the game midway through the first half. The Sandstoners carried a strong 7-1 lead into the half and held off the Warriors to capture the 15-5 victory. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Massena opens with 17-3 win over heuvelton bulldogs


Massena attacker Julia Blair (14) drives the ball past the Heuvelton defense for a goal past Bulldogs' netminder Alexa Kiah (13) for the first goal of the game in the opening minutes of their season opener. Massena jumped to a quick 3-0 lead in the first half, leading them to a 17-3 victory. Blair led the Raiders' scoring, while Claire Tyo, Meg Wilmshurst and Lindsay Ladue also scored. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery  

St. Lawrence men battle back, but fall to ithaca 8-5


St. Lawrence’s Sam Boehle (43) turns and drops the ball in the back of the net for the Saints' first goal of the game.  The Saints rallied to within a goal in the first half, but would eventually fall to Ithaca 8-5.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery


Tuesday, March 27, 2018

heuvelton's alex steele commits to houghton


Heuvelton’s Alex Steele signs her Letter of Intent to attend Houghton College beginning in the fall 2018, while surrounded by her family and Heuvelton coaches Rob Powers and Gus Burns, . Steele will be joining both the Houghton Women’s Soccer and Basketball teams while attending the college for medical studies.  (Cody Jenne photo)

NCSN TUESDAY HeadlineS

Boys Lacrosse: Indian River Edged Ogdensburg 7-6
Men's Lacrosse: Clarkson Holds Off Potsdam Rally 13-8
Women's Lacrosse: Clarkson Wins; S.L.U.,Potsdam Fall

CLARKSON PLAN: CELEBRATION FOR WOMENS HOCKEY CHAMPS

Clarkson University is getting ready to celebrate back-to-back NCAA National Championships for the women’s hockey team. Now that spring break is over on campus, and students and faculty are back, Clarkson announced yesterday that they will host a championship celebration for the athletes and their fans at Cheel Arena on April 10th at 4:00 p.m. Doors will open at 3:00 p.m., for the public to begin filing in. Top-seeded Clarkson beat ECAC rival Colgate 2-1 in overtime to clinch their third title in the last five years.  Clarkson needed overtime wins in the semifinals, defeating Ohio State 1-0, and in the quarterfinal game vs. Mercyhurst 2-1 at Cheel Arena, but managed to survive all three extended games to claim their third title in the last five years (2014, 2017 and 20180.

clarkson captures 13-5 win over suny canton roos


Clarkson attacker Abby Collins (13) fires a shot on goal past SUNY Canton goaltender Nicole Piskorowski (32) lifting the Golden Knights to a 8-1 lead over the Kangaroos to begin the second half. Clarkson started with a 7-0 scoring run in the first half, leading to a 13-5 victory over SUNY Canton.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Sat.-Sun. March 17-18, 2018

clarkson women win back to back ncaa championships


 The Clarkson University Lady Knights beat Ohio State 1-0 in overtime in the NCAA Division I National semifinals, then collected their second straight NCAA Championship with a 2-1 win over ECAC rival Colgate.  Clarkson celebrated its third NCAA Championship in the last five years (2014, 2017 and 2018).  ECAC championship photo

franklinville advances past edwards-knox 59-40


Edwards-Knox Kacee French (5) breaks past a Franklinville defender to score off the layup to cut into the Panthers' lead in the third quarter. The Cougars fell in the NYSPHSAA Class D Semifinal to Franklinville 59-40.  (Lisa Freeman photo)  Game Gallery Soon

Clarkson falls to tigers in ecac title game 2-1 in o.t.


Clarkson's Haralds Egle (18) pushes toward the goal, but his shot is blocked by the Princeton goaltender keeping the game scoreless in the second period. The Golden Knights tied the game 1-1 with 6.5 seconds remaining in the third period off a goal from Nico Sturm to send the game into overtime.  However, Princeton scored the game-winning goal five minutes into the overtime period to capture the 2017-2018 ECAC Men's Hockey Championship. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery    

Friday, March 16, 2018

Harrisville BOWS TO EAST IN STATE SEMIFINAL GAME 78-48


Harrisville's Peyton Schmitt (24) break through two East Central defenders to score the layup, cutting into the Panthers' lead midway through the first half.  Schmitt led the Pirates with 18 points.  A quick 10-0 scoring surge in the first quarter by East Central brought them to a 50-23 lead at halftime.  The Panthers advance into the NYSHSAA Class D Championship defeating Harrisville, ending the Pirates' season at 21-3.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

NCSN FRIDAY Headlines

Boys Basketball: Harrisville Beaten BY East in NY Semis
Men's Hockey: Clarkson Stages Comeback in Semifinal
Women's Hockey: Clarkson Wins, Plattsburgh Falls OT
Men's Baseball:Clarkson Splits; Canton,Plattsburgh Fall
Women's Softball: Plattsburgh Splits 9-1 Loss, 10-2 Win

CLARKSON WOMEN NIP OHIO STATE 1-0 IN N.CA.A. SEMIFINAL


 The Clarkson University Lady Knights beat Ohio State 1-0 in overtime in the NCAA Division I National semifinals. 

CLARKSON'S RALLY STUNS HARVARD IN SEMIFINAL O.T.


Clarkson's Josh Dickinson (21) slides along the goal line and tries to slip the puck (at the post) between the post and Harvard goalkeeper Merrick Madsen (31).  Down 4-1 to just seconds into the third period, Clarkson went on its most stunning scoring spree in recent history -- three goals in less than four minutes to tie 4-4 and force overtime.  Sheldon Rempal scored the game winner as Clarkson stunned Harvard in a 5-4 win in the ECAC semifinals.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Sat.-Sun., March 10-11, 2017

NCSN WEEKEND Headlines

Boys Basketball: Harrisville Advances; Canton, SLC Fall
Girls Basketball: Edwards-Knox Advances; M-W  Beaten
Boys Hockey:Victor Rally Sinks Massena in NY Semifinal
Men's Hockey: Clarkson Ties Series W/Colgate; 3-0 Win
Women's Hockey: Clarkson's OT Win Returns to Final 4
Men's Baseball: Plattsburgh Wins; SUNY Canton Bows
Women's Softball: Plattsburgh Sweeps; Potsdam Splits
Men's Lacrosse: St. Lawrence, Potsdam, Canton Win
Women's Lacrosse: Clarkson, SUNY Potsdam Win

Cambridge advances to final four by defeating M-W


Madrid-Waddington’s Danielle Hough (1) fires a three pointer over Cambridge’s Gracie Snyder (12) in the Yellow Jackets comeback effort. Cambridge came into the game with only one loss on the season, and were able to highlight their offensive attack throughout the game. The Indians took down the Yellow jackets 60-36, earning their spot in the Final Four. (Troy O’Brien photo) Game Gallery

clarkson wins 2-1 in ot to advance to ncaa frozen 4


Clarkson’s Michaela Pejzlova (7) blasts a wrist shot past Mercyhurst goalie Kennedy Blair (29) to score the game tying goal in midway through the third period 1-1. The Golden Knights and the Lakers battled to a 1-1 tie to end regulation. Clarkson’s Elizabeth Giguere scored the game winning goal late in the first overtime period sending the Golden Knights back into the NCAA Frozen Four with the 2-1 victory. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Lake George DUNKs S.L.C.S. to advance to final four


Lake George’s Mason Flatley (21) slams it down for the break away dunk over St. Lawrence Central’s Matt Burg (10). Lake George came into the game with a perfect record and ranked #1 in the state, after a slow start the Warriors came alive. Chris Becker led with 18 pts and 11 rebounds. Mason Flatley with 13, Caleb Scribe with 10 and Alex Jones 9. St. Lawrence Central stayed competitive for much of the game, when the final buzzer rang, the undefeated streak held true. Lake George advances to the Final Four with a 62-42 victory over the Larries. (Troy O’Brien photo) Game Gallery

Clarkson jumps ahead in third PERIOD for a 3-0 win


Clarkson’s Devin Brosseau (14) lasers the puck in the back of the net of Clarkson’s second goal of the game.  The Golden Knights go on to win 3-0 and tie the ECAC quarterfinal series. (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

massena closes out season in 4-2 loss to victor


A Victor forward blasts a shot on Massena goalie Nathan Moffitt (1) who made the save to keep the Red Raiders up 2-0 near the end of the second period. Victor scored four unanswered goals in the third period to capture the 4-2 victory to close out the Raiders season. (Photo courtesy  Tim Hayes)

Friday, March 9, 2018

Clarkson BOWS TO COLGATE IN GAME 1 OF QUARTERFINALS  


Clarkson’s Sheldon Rempal slaps a shot-on-goal covered by Colgate’s goaltender.  Clarkson would slip to Colgate 2-1 in Game 1 of the Best of 3 ECAC quarterfinal series. Clarkson's lone goal was scored by  Marly Quince in the third period, but could not find the equalizer while outshooting Colgate 14-1 in the third frame. (Same Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO NCSN READERS REGARDING PHOTOS

To our valued North Country SportsNet readers:
We just received word from Exposure Manager, the photo-ordering system for all of our photos for the past 12 years that they are officially going out of business on March 15th, leaving us very little time to come up with an alternative solution to the photo portion of our operations. It appears that on March 15th, the sales website will disappear for all photos we have posted going back 12 years, including recent ones. We will be contracting with a new photo operation soon and will be restoring many of the recent galleries from the current school year, as time permits. Therefore, after March 15th, many of the links on our current web pages will no longer be valid until we get a chance to update them. However, restoring 12 years of photos to the internet would be a monumental task that would take months, if not several years. We still have the library of photos in our office, if you wish to contact us about past photos that you would still like to obtain. We suggest that if you have photos you have not ordered and still wish to place an order, please do so as soon as possible so that we might get them processed before the Exposure Manager website goes dark on us. We apologize for the inconvenience. We hope to have the new photo operation ready shortly.

NCSN FRIDAY Headlines

Men's Hockey: Colgate Nips Clarkson 2-1 in Game 1 of 3
Men's Baseball: Canton Falls to So. Virginia in Walkoff
Women's Softball: Potsdam Opens Season With Split

 CANTON BASEBALL BOWS ON WALKOFF IN WILD FINISH 10-9

March 9: Host Southern Virginia University scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to overcome a 9-5 deficit earning a 10-9 victory vs. the SUNY Canton baseball team on Friday.   The Knights (7-7) plated a pair of runs in the bottom of the first on an RBI single and RBI double. The Roos (0-4) responded with one run each in the second and third innings on a Joseph Dwy sacrifice fly and a Collin Lynk RBI ground out.   Canton added a pair of runs in the fourth on a Brian Santana 2 RBI double to left field. The Roos saw the hot bats continue as Brandon Bautista singled home Brett Hoberman in the fifth and Travis Schindler and Wilson Matos produced an RBI double and triple, respectively, in the sixth. Bautista hit the Roos first round tripper of the season with a solo shot to center in the seventh and Lynk plated Schindler on a sacrifice fly in the eighth.   The Knights brought two runners across in the eighth and five in the ninth to win.  The teams will rematch on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.