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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.
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.
“In the two practices that we will have before tomorrows game I have been working on preparing my team mentally,” Mountaineer head coach Candice Gereau said. “We know we have been riddled with injuries, but we have continued to fight and play hard, getting us to this final game.”
The Minerva/Newcomb girls soccer team advanced to the Section VII/Class D finals Saturday, Nov. 1, with a 3-2 win over the Moriah Vikings Oct. 28.
With everything the Minerva/Newcomb girls varsity soccer team had accomplished in 2014, there was one challenge they had never faced:
The Elizabethtown-Lewis/Westport boys varsity soccer team made their opening statement in the quarterfinal round of the Section VII/Class D playoffs with a resounding 11-0 win against Johnsburg Oct. 23.
There’s no better time to score your first win of the season then when a loss means its over.
NAC girls, LPCS boys atop C tables
The Section VII playoffs are set to begin in classes B, C and D with some familiar faces at the top of the tables.
“It puts a smile on my face,” midfielder Mary Labar said. “Thinking of the way we have played and they way we came together this season, I could not be more proud of this team.”
The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.
A wet field and confident Ticonderoga squad held the Peru Indians at bay for three quarters of their Sept. 13 football game.