Last Updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:43:16 AM
Two Hamilton County high school basketball teams are headed to the playoffs.
The Wells Lady Indians received the seventh seed in a field of eight teams participating in the Section VII Class D Girls Basketball Tournament.
Wells will face Minerva / Newcomb, the number two seed, Friday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. in the quarterfinal round. The game will be played at either Minerva or Newcomb.
If Wells advances Lady Indians will face the winner of the Lake Placid (#6) versus Moriah (#3) game Tuesday, March ...
Last Updated: Sunday, February 15, 2015 8:40:12 PM
The high school basketball regular season came to a close last week. The Indian Lake / Long Lake boys and Wells girls will continue their season with participation in the Section VII tournament. Playoffs will begin the week of Feb. 24 with the championship games scheduled for the first weekend in March.
Keene 53, IL/LL 39
IL/LL traveled to division leading Keene Tuesday, Feb. 10, for their last league game of the season.
Keene got off to a strong start, leading The Orange by 10 at halftime. IL/ ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:20:45 PM
Indian Lake / Long Lake senior Henry Sandiford broke 1,000 career points Tuesday, Feb. 3, when The Orange played the Minerva / Newcomb Mountaineers.
IL/LL 81, M/N 47
Indian Lake / Long Lake senior Henry Sandiford reached a personal milestone Tuesday, Feb. 3, when his team faced Minerva / Newcomb in Long Lake. Sandiford's game-high 28 points gave him a career point total of 1,003 and led to an 81-47 win for his team. He also recorded nine assists and seven steals.
Also racking up the stats were ...
Last Updated: Sunday, January 25, 2015 8:00:18 PM
IL/LL 68, J'BURG 50
It took a strong fourth quarter for the Indian Lake / Long Lake boys to secure a win over Johnsburg in Long Lake Tuesday, Jan. 20. Both teams opened up the game with 17 points in the first quarter. After two more quarters of play, The Orange held a slight three point lead. A dominating 23-8 fourth quarter by IL/LL distanced the two teams and IL/LL picked up a 68-50 win.
Henry Saniford netted 24 points to lead IL/LL. Curtis Seaman and Noah Pine contributed 14 and 11 points res ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 1:49:50 PM
IL/LL 63, King's School 47
The Indian Lake / Long Lake Orange picked up a non-league win over King's School Monday, Jan. 12, in Indian Lake. Curtis Seaman recorded a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Henry Sandiford was the top scorer with 26 points and dished out eight assists.
IL/LL: Hoag 1-1-3, Pine 1-0-2, Sandiford 9-5-26, Cu. Seaman 9-2-23, Ca. Seaman 0-0-0, Miller 0-0-0, Pierce 2-0-4, Hutchins 1-0-2, Vormelker 0-1-1, King 1-0-2. Totals 24-9-63.
King's School: Arens 6-1-15, O'Ha ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:01:10 PM
M/N 73, IL/LL 17
Minerva/Newcomb's Astasia Myler was dominating in her team's game against Indian Lake / Long Lake when the two teams met Tuesday, Jan. 6, in Long Lake. Myler scored 30 points in the Lady Mountaineer's easy 73-17 win over the Lady Orange. The top scorer for The Orange was Victoria Moore with seven points.
M/N: Bush 2-0-4, Winslow 4-0-9, Rubertone 4-2-10, Miller 5-2-12, Bureau 4-0-8, Viele 0-0-0, Myler 15-0-30. Totals: 34-4-73.
IL/LL: Wilder 0-0-0, Pierson 1-0-2, Moore 3-1-7, Dech ...
Last Updated: Monday, December 29, 2014 11:08:53 AM
Northville 67, Wells 34
Tucker Young led Wells with 19 points in the opening round of the Woodward Tournament held in Northville Friday, Dec. 26.
Wells (0-3 overall, 0-2 league) struggled to compete against Northville. The Falcons finished the first quarter with a 23-9 lead and controlled the game throughout in their 67-34 win.
Northville: Wilson 2-3-7, Reidell 11-1-27, S. Buyce 3-3-9, Moore 2-1-5, Ryan 1-0-3, Copuas 1-0-2, Reinke 3-4-10, Mack 0-2-2, D. Buyce 0-2-2. Totals: 23-16-67.
Wells: Earl ...
Last Updated: Monday, December 22, 2014 12:20:57 PM
IL/LL 43, Crown Point 35
Indian Lake/Long Lake Lady Orange hosted Crown Point in Long Lake Tuesday, Dec. 15, to begin their Northern Basketball League season.
The two teams played fairly even in the first quarter, with IL/LL holding a one-point lead. The Lady Orange took a four-point lead into halftime after outscoring Crown Point 11-8. In the third period both teams scored nine points, allowing IL/LL to maintain the lead. The Lady Orange had a surge in the final quarter, outscoring The Panthers ...
Last Updated: Monday, December 15, 2014 1:39:09 PM
Senior forward Curtis Seaman tallied 28 points to lead Indian Lake / Long Lake over Johnsburg in the Northern Basketball League season opener for both teams. Twelve of Seaman's points came from behind the arc.
The Orange outscored Johnsburg 26-22 in the first half, before the Jaguars put in a strong third quarter to take a 43-39 lead heading into the final period. IL/LL answered with a dominating 28-9 fourth quarter to obtain the 67-52 win.
Seniors Henry Saniford and Rudy Giessen also scored in ...
Last Updated: Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:54:38 PM
Cold and rain didn't stop a game of soccer when the Long Lake and Johnsburg central schools' elementary soccer teams recently went head-to-head in a fun-filled game. Johnsburg prevailed 6-1, but in elementary sports the emphasis is on learning the game, learning sportsmanship, and having fun.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:52:59 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 ...