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Bombers race to relay title

May 22, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Saturday’s Section VII track and field championships in Lake Placid unfolded just about the same way the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference’s regular season ended. more »»

 
 
 
Lake Placid undeterred by Storm

May 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid golf team had to wait a little bit longer to claim its ninth win on Thursday, and most of the Blue Bombers only wound up playing six holes to get the job done. more »»

Whitney keeps eye on the finish line

May 18, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Over the years, Bill Whitney hasn’t been an official finisher in every distance race in which he has competed, but then again, the Lake Placid resident certainly couldn’t be called ... more »»

Boys track team locks up CVAC title

May 18, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid boys track and field team captured the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Division II title Wednesday with a win over EKMW, while the girls rounded out their seaso... more »»

Blue Bombers fall in CVAC finale

May 17, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid baseball team found itself in a competitive game Tuesday to wrap its Champlain Valley Athletic Conference schedule, but the Blue Bombers fell short on the scoreboard... more »»

Community, athletes honor bobsled great Steve Holcomb

May 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Seventy five Superman shirts were shipped to USA Bobsled & Skeleton for the Thursday, May 11 celebration of Steve Holcomb’s life at the conference center in this village. more »»

Holcomb's father reflects on son's life

May 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — When Steve Holcomb was growing up in Utah, his father, who is also named Steve, said his son never talked about being an Olympian. more »»

LP golf aces first test of season

May 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid golf team faced its toughest test of the season so far Thursday when it hosted Moriah, and the Blue Bombers came through with flying colors at Craig Wood to keep their... more »»

Blue Bombers go the distance for track win

May 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Last week, the Lake Placid track and field teams competed at home in the snow. The Blue Bombers were back on the track on Thursday, and this time around the sun was shining brightly. more »»

Blue Bombers thrive in cold, snowy conditions

May 10, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Tuesday was a cold, wet and at times, quite a snowy day on the track in Lake Placid. more »»

Steve Holcomb, my bobsled hero

May 9, 2017 Like the rest of the bobsled world and members of the Olympic family, I was stunned and deeply saddened late Saturday afternoon when I received a phone call that Steve Holcomb was found dead in his... more »»

Celebration of life for bobsledder Steven Holcomb set for Thursday

May 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — There will be a celebration of life for legendary bobsledder Steven Holcomb at 5 p.m. more »»

Lake Placid stunned by loss of bobsled legend Steven Holcomb

May 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Olympic-gold-medal-winning U.S. bobsled pilot Steven Holcomb died of fluid in his lungs, although his final cause of death awaits a toxicology report. more »»

Bobsled champion Steven Holcomb found dead in Lake Placid

May 6, 2017 Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid on Saturday. more »»

Placid Planet Time Trial Series kicks off

May 5, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Twelve riders convened on a cold and windy night Wednesday for the opening of the Placid Planet Time Trial Serie. more »»

Blue Bombers sweep new kids on the block

May 4, 2017 LAKE PLACID — In facing the newcomer in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference, the biggest challenge for the Lake Placid boys and girls tennis teams Wednesday wasn’t necessarily winning their... more »»

Zayonc steps down as USA Luge coach

May 2, 2017 USA Luge will have a new head coach for the Olympic season, after Miro Zayonc stepped down, citing the continuing onset of Parkinson’s disease. more »»

Blue Bombers' track season heating up

April 28, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Under clear blue skies, warm temperatures and surrounded by the vestiges of Olympic greatness, the Lake Placid boys and girls track and field teams came up short in the first meet o... more »»

Bombers battle through Hornets

April 27, 2017 LAKE PLACID — At least on Wednesday, you could call members of the Lake Placid girls tennis squad the comeback kids. After watching their No. more »»

Blue Bombers back in the swing

April 25, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake and Lake Placid softball teams finally got to open their seasons on Monday after both schools ended two-week spring vacations. more »»

Lake Placid serves up a sweep

April 25, 2017 SARANAC — The Lake Placid boys and girls tennis teams started their seasons off on the right foot Monday with victories over Saranac. more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Half Marathon among the most walker-friendly races in Northeast

May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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