Last Updated: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:05:04 PM
INLET -- Matt's Drafthouse Hot Screamers softball team finished off the 2014 season with a bang.
They came out of the gate on fire in the championship game against The Inn On Gore, putting up 10 runs in the top of the first. Every batter hit the ball hard, and the inning was only ended because of the 10-run rule.
Kyle Houser and DeDe Ste-Marie both singled and then scored when Beth Williamson crushed a three homer. Heather Levi drew a walk, Meg Kraeger singled, Ashley Fowler smacked a double fol ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:26:20 PM
INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers improved its record to 4-0 after a hard fought victory over a scrappy Speculator squad.
In the previous week's game at Inlet, the Screamers crushed the team from Raquette Lake with a score of 16-1. Dede Ste-Marie, Beth Williamson, Ashley Fowler and Emily Wilton all had three-hit games. Loren Dykeman pitched another fine game, and the team defense was superb. Heather Levi, Brittany Jackson, Crystal LaPorte, and Kyle Hauser all scored twice and the team combined ...
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014 8:45:14 PM
INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers are off to a good start in the softball season with two strong showings and a pair of victories.
Last week the team travelled to North Creek for a game against Inn on Gore. The home team took a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
Heather Levi started the second inning with a lead-off single, followed by Crystal LaPorte doing the same. After one out, Ashley Fowler smashed a single to bring Levi home. Kaitlyn Payne followed up with a hit that scored LaPort ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:30:19 PM
The Indian Lake High School Band performed "Brown Eyed Girl" and "Disney Blockbusters" under the direction of Jason Dora during Indian Lake Central School's Spring Concert Tuesday, May 20. A large crowd filled the gym to hear 29 musical pieces by the grade school and high school bands and choruses.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 8:48:09 AM
By PATRICIA RYAN-CURRY
Regular season basketball came to a close last week, and only the Indian Lake / Long Lake Orange will advance to post-season play in the Section VII tournament. The IL/LL boys’ team is the number six seed in a field of 10 teams that will compete for the Section VII Class D Championship.
The Orange will travel to third seed Schroon Lake Saturday, Feb. 22, for a 6 p.m. game against the Wildcats. A win would advance IL/LL to the semifinals scheduled ...
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014 11:22:58 AM
By PATRICIA RYAN-CURRY
The Wells girls picked up their first win of the season last week as they closed out their season. The Wells boys played two games and had one rescheduled due to poor weather. The Indian Lake / Long Lake boys played one game, while the IL/LL girls played two including a Coaches vs. Cancer game.
TICONDEROGA 43, WELLS 24
Monday, Feb. 3, Wells hosted Class C Ticonderoga for boys' and girls' Northern Basketball League games. In the girls' game Ticonderoga ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 9:27:53 AM
As the first semester came to a close for local high schools the Northern Basketball League had a limited schedule to allow students to focus on mid-term exams.
IL/LL 43, SCHROON LK. 24
Shannon Farrell, a senior on the IL/LL girls' basketball team, scored 13 points to lead her team to a 43-24 win over Schroon Lake Thursday, Jan. 30. Lily Dechene and Jazmin Piraino chipped in with nine points each for The Orange. The win improved IL/LL's record to 9-3.
IL/LL: King 1-0-2, Dumond 0-0-0, Moore 3-0- ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:28:55 PM
By PATRICIA RYAN-CURRY
Area high school basketball teams were busy last week, playing eight games. The Indian Lake / Long Lake boys picked up two more wins to improve their record to 7-4, while the IL/LL girls split a pair of games to finish the week at 8-3. The Wells boys and girls suffered a couple of losses each to end the week with records of 3-7 and 0-8 respectively.
M/N 58, IL/LL 31
IL/LL girls hosted division-leading Minerva / Newcomb in Long Lake Tuesday, Jan. 21. T ...
Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014 10:30:22 PM
By PATRICIA RYAN-CURRY
The high school basketball teams played a total of six games last week, including head-to-head games between the boys' and girls' teams from Indian Lake / Long Lake and Wells.
WELLS 53, CROWN PT. 48
The Wells boys picked up a Northern Basketball League win Monday, Jan. 13, when they traveled to Crown Point. The Indians held a one-point advantage after the first quarter of play. In the second quarter, they outscored the Panthers 23-9 to take a 32-17 fi ...
Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014 2:59:49 PM
Wells and Indian Lake / Long Lake were scheduled to play games Friday, Jan. 3. Wells cancelled its boys and girls games versus Ticonderoga while the IL/LL boys and girls traveled to their game in Lake Placid.
LK PLACID 40, IL/LL 38
The Blue Bombers of Lake Placid got off to a strong start against the IL/LL boys with a 25-12 first half. The Orange battled in the second half to tie the game at 38 late in the fourth quarter. Lake Placid netted a shot with seven seconds left in the game to get the w ...
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014 11:33:22 AM
With the exception of the Wells boys, area high school basketball teams played two games each last week. Due to the schools' holiday break, the teams will be idle until Jan. 3, when Wells boys and girls host Ticonderoga and the Indian Lake / Long Lake boys and girls travel to Lake Placid for Northern League games.
IL/LL 42, WELLS 8
The IL/LL and Wells girls' basketball teams met up in Indian Lake Monday, Dec. 16. The Orange scored 14 points in each of the first two quarters en route to a convin ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 9:04:05 AM
The Wells girls were to play at Indian Lake Wednesday, Dec. 11. However, Long Lake was unable to make the game due to poor travel conditions. The game was rescheduled for Dec. 16. All other games scheduled for last week took place.
IL/LL 59, WELLS 52
The two county high school boys' basketball teams went head to head Tuesday, Dec. 10, when Wells hosted Indian Lake / Long Lake. The game was competitive throughout with Wells leading at the half by four. The Orange went up by four points after out ...
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014 11:36:36 AM
The 2013-2014 high school basketball season got underway last week with the boys and girls teams from Indian Lake / Long Lake and Wells participating in Northern Basketball League games.
IL/LL 40, J'BURG 24
Tuesday, Dec. 3, the IL/LL boys hosted the Johnsburg Jaguars in Indian Lake. The Orange followed up a close first quarter by doubling their opponent's points in the second period to hold a 17-9 halftime lead. After the break, IL/LL put the game out of reach, outscoring Johnsburg 21-8 to win ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9:36:07 AM
Emma Gray pitched the Indian Lake / Long Lake Lady Orange to a 14-4 victory over Keene in varsity girls softball during a home game Tuesday, May 14.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013 12:52:18 PM
By PATRICIA RYAN-CURRY
Moriah, the 2012 Section VII Class C Champion, rallied in the fourth quarter of this year’s Section VII Class D semi-final game to beat the Indian Lake / Long Lake Lady Orange and advance to the championship game.
Classification is based on enrollment, and due to fewer students this year than last Moriah moved down to Class D for the 2012-2013 season.
Moriah got off to a strong start, leading 12-8 after the opening eight minutes of play. The Lady ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 8:26:46 AM
The Wells and Indian Lake / Long Lake boys opened up the Section VII basketball tournament Wednesday, Feb. 20, with preliminary games. Both teams picked up easy wins and advanced to the quarter-final round, where the boys’ teams fell short but the IL/LL Lady Orange prevailed to advance to the semi-final round.
WELLS 56, M/N 29
In Wells, the seventh seeded Indians hosted 10th seed Minerva / Newcomb. Wells jumped out to a 15-3 first quarter lead and was never challenged. Jake Earley led Wel ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 8:34:22 AM
INDIAN LAKE - Looking for some good old-fashioned North Country fun in the great outdoors? Sign up for the 4th Annual “Be A Donor” Snow Shoe Softball Tournament to benefit the National Kidney Foundation.
It will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, starting at 1 p.m. at the Benton Little League Ball Field here.
Chairwoman Elizabeth “Liz” Cannan has worked diligently over the years to raise awareness and money for the National Kidney Foundation within the Town of Indian Lake.
The r ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 8:13:22 AM
The Section VII basketball tournament will get under way this week with 12 teams in the boys’ bracket and seven in the girls’. Defending Section VII Girls Class D Champion Indian Lake / Long Lake received a number two seed in the girls’ tournament. On the boys’ side, IL/LL and Wells are seeded sixth and seventh respectively.
Both the Wells and the IL/LL boys will play in a preliminary game today, Feb. 20. Wells will host 10th seeded Minerva / Newcomb at 6 p.m. The winner ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 8:12:32 AM
The 2012 - 2013 high school basketball regular season concluded last week. The Indian Lake / Long Lake girls, currently ranked 18th in Class D, won the Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference Southern Division.
The Wells boys, along with the IL/LL boys and girls, will extend their season by competing in the Section VII tournament.
IL/LL 51, KING’S 19
Sophomore Rudy Giessen led IL/LL to a non-league win over King’s School in Indian Lake Monday, Feb. 11, with 12 points and 12 rebound ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 8:41:53 AM
Wells and Indian Lake / Long Lake competed against northern Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference schools last week in high school basketball action.
Team win-loss records as of Sunday are Wells boys 8-6, Wells girls 1-12, IL/LL boys 9-5 and IL/LL girls 12-1.
CROWN PT 45, WELLS 25
The Lady Indians opened up the week Monday, Feb. 4, traveling to Crown Point to face the Panthers. Wells trailed 13-9 at halftime and made a strong 12-13 third-quarter run to get within five points. Crown Point he ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 8:23:25 AM
High school basketball teams in Hamilton County experienced many successes last week. Seven of the nine games played resulted in a win. The Wells girls had their first win of the season and the Indian Lake / Long Lake girls moved up to 16th in the New York State Sportwriters Association Class D poll.
WELLS 47, J’BURG 23
Wells boys opened up the busy week of games Tuesday, Jan. 29, hosting Johnsburg. Jake Earley led the Indians to a 47-23 win over the Jaguars with 18 points and 10 rebounds ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 9:22:45 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The History Press has announced a new title, “Lost Ski Areas of the Southern Adirondacks” by Jeremy Davis. It includes Silver Bells in Wells.
The Adirondack region has long been a favorite of skiers. Downhill ski areas developed during the Great Depression, when New Yorkers looked for an affordable escape to beat the winter blues.
Over the coming decades ski areas expanded with new lifts, lodges and trails. Despite the popularity of the sport, many ski areas have d ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 8:07:16 AM
High school basketball was fairly quiet this past week as the student-athletes focused on mid-term tests and Regents’ exams. Friday was the lone day of action, with the Wells teams traveling to Elizabethtown and Indian Lake / Long Lake hosting Lake Placid in Long Lake.
E’TOWN 72 WELLS 18
The Elizabethtown girls, currently ranked seventh in New York State Class D girls’ basketball, held Wells to single digit scoring in each quarter en route to their 72-18 win over the Lady Indi ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 7:45:25 AM
The past week of high school basketball got underway Monday, Jan. 14, with the Indian Lake / Long Lake boys and girls teams hosting a Coaches vs. Cancer game. The event raised over $1,600 to benefit the American Cancer Society.
The IL/LL boys played the first game of the double header against Schroon Lake. The Orange weren’t intimidated by the seventh-ranked Wildcats and played competitively throughout the game. IL/LL trailed by only three at halftime and came within two points in the thir ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 8:56:47 AM
By PATRICIA RYAN-CURRY
For the Express
The New York State Sportswriters Association recognized the IL/LL girls last week in its weekly rankings, ranking them number 17 in Class D. The Wells boys and girls teams each played two games last week, while the Indian Lake / Long Lake boys and girls each played one game. Games scheduled for the IL/LL boys and girls for Friday, Jan. 11, were rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 14.
When the IL/LL boys hosted Johnsburg Tuesday, Jan. ...