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Bombers blast into title game

May 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With red-hot bats and shut-down pitching, the Lake Placid baseball team powered its way into the sectional championship game for the fourth year in a row. more »»

 
 
 
LP golf completes perfect regular season

May 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After replacing four seniors who were longtime fixtures in the lineup, the Lake Placid golf team didn’t miss a beat this spring. more »»

Blue Bombers begin title defense

May 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With the postseason officially underway, Lake Placid’s softball team got right down to business as the defending Section VII, Class D champio. more »»

Time trials reach midway point

May 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Placid Planet Time Trials Series reached the midway point last Wednesday as 40 participants challenged themselves against the clock on River Road. more »»

Empire State Games could expand with Canadian athletes

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — There is interest in expanding the Empire State Winter Games to include Quebec. more »»

Home sweet home

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The USA Luge Board of Directors Saturday, May 14 unanimously decided to keep their organization’s headquarters in New York state for at least five more years, CEO and Executive Directo... more »»

Blue Bombers claim D-II titles

May 17, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid boys and girls teams both wrapped up the regular season as champions with victories over Seton Catholic on Monday in their final dual meet of Champlain Valley Athleti... more »»

USA Luge HQ staying in Lake Placid

May 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The USA Luge Board of Directors Saturday, May 14 unanimously decided to keep their organization’s headquarters in New York state for at least five more years, CEO and Executive Directo... more »»

Bombers girls capture CVAC tennis title

May 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid girls tennis team wrapped up the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference regular season championship Thursday with a 5-0 victory over Seton Catholic. more »»

Smith launches walk-off HR for Bombers softball

May 9, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After falling in the opening game of its own tournament Saturday, the Lake Placid softball team claimed a memorable win in the consolation matchup, rallying for five runs in the... more »»

Bombers golf takes down rival

May 6, 2016 RAY BROOK — In an early-season meeting between two undefeated teams, Lake Placid’s golfers made it three wins in a row over Saranac Lake with a 3.5-2. more »»

Bombers tennis sweeps at home

May 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Cross another team off the list. more »»

USA Luge names national team

May 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge announced its national team on Monday that will participate in the 2016-2017 World Cup and World Championship season, as the run-up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in... more »»

Ruggers bring passion to pitch

April 26, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The numbers are down, but the love of the game is as intense as ever. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

April 21, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Our lead story in the April 22 issue of the Lake Placid News will put life into perspective. more »»

Sports detectives search for 1980 Olympic flag

April 21, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After the U.S. hockey team beat Finland 4-2 to win the gold medal here at the 1980 Olympic Winter Games, Peter Cappuccilli Jr. draped an American flag over goalie Jim Craig. more »»

Olympic Center cut from Hockeyville USA contest

April 21, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This village is no longer in the running for the title of “Hockeyville USA” and a $150,000 boost to Olympic Center facilities. more »»

USOC pulls plug on Quebec-Lake Placid Olympic bid

April 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Although the United States Olympic Committee was never contacted regarding a possible international joint bid between Quebec City and Lake Placid to host the 2026 Winter Games, the... more »»

Stanton leads the way for NCCC lax team

April 19, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The North Country Community College women’s lacrosse team may be in its first season of play, but the Saints looked strong in a decisive win at home Monday afternoon. more »»

USOC pulls plug on Quebec-Lake Placid Olympic bid (update)

April 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Although the United States Olympic Committee was never contacted regarding a possible international joint bid between Quebec City and Lake Placid to host the 2026 Winter Games, the... more »»

Lake Placid baseball back in the swing

April 18, 2016 CLINTONVILLE — After recording a total of just four hits during their first three games of the season, Lake Placid head baseball coach Brian Brandes figured his players would have to get their bats... more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Diet

Eyes on races, the journey continues

March 31, 2016 It’s highly unlikely I’ll be able to compete in this year’s Lake Placid Half-Marathon in June, as expected, yet the carrot of returning for a race in Lake Placid is so overwhelming that I’m not... more »

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