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Fulton youth has chance to spend a day with the Stanley Cup

Noah Delaney of Fulton is one of three finalists in Discover’s second annual Day With the Cup contest, where the winner will be granted an entire day with the Stanley Cup along with a community event and tickets to a Stanley Cup Finals game.

By voting on the finalists between April 17 and 21, hockey fans everywhere will choose the grand prize winner by casting their vote at www.Discover.com/StanleyCup.

Discover will announce the grand prize winner on May 6 via a special community event featuring the Stanley Cup.

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Spencer Ludington seeks county judicial seat

by Carol Thompson

Fulton City Court Judge Spencer Ludington is seeking the support of Republicans to run for the Oswego County Surrogate Court judicial position being vacated by Judge John Elliott, who is expected to retire this year.

Elliott was elected to a new term two years ago, however, he has reached the mandatory retirement age.

Oswego County Republican Committee Chairman Michael C. Backus said he is aware of the upcoming vacancy.

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Fulton City Republican Committee endorses Spencer Ludington, Ann Buerkle

by Andrew Henderson

The Fulton City Republican Committee recently endorsed Fulton City Court Judge Spencer Ludington for Surrogate Court judge, Congresswoman Ann Buerkle for the newly formed 24th District, and Wendy Long for United States Senate.

The endorsement for Ludington was unanimous, according to committee Chairman Jim Myers said.

“Judge Ludington has our full support for Surrogate Court Judge,” said Myers. “He is known for his fair decisions while on the bench and has the experience needed to preform the duties as Surrogate Court Judge. We are proud to endorse Judge Ludington.”

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Arrests made in Sunday’s armed robbery in Schroeppel

by Andrew Henderson

Oswego County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 19-year-old Phoenix resident and a 16-year-old Fulton resident in connection with Sunday’s armed robbery of a Schroeppel gasoline station.

Early Sunday morning, members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery complaint at the FasTrac gas station, located at 234 N.Y.S. Rte. 264 in the Town of Schroeppel.

As a result of the investigation, Shawn M. Guppy, 19, of 8 Lock St., Phoenix, and Raymond M. Luis, Jr., 16, of 60 N. 7th St., Fulton, were arrested on multiple charges.

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On the run – Fulton lacrosse player Steven DeLisle outruns a Central Square player during Thursday’s game at the Fulton Athletic Complex, The Raiders won 5-4 to raises its record to 2-3. –Valley News photo by Hal Henty

Strong fourth quarter defense leads Fulton boys lacrosse past Central Square

On the run – Fulton lacrosse player Steven DeLisle outruns a Central Square player during Thursday’s game at the Fulton Athletic Complex, The Raiders won 5-4 to raises its record to 2-3. –Valley News photo by Hal Henty

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton boys varsity lacrosse team scored only one goal during the fourth quarter of its April 12th contest against Central Square. As it turned out, Fulton’s goal helped the Red Raiders to escape with a 5-4 win.

The game began much like it ended with Fulton keeping Central Square off the scoreboard.

At the end of the first quarter, Fulton had a 2-0 lead. Fulton took a 4-2 lead into halftime after both teams scored twice during the second quarter.

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CBA pulls away from Phoenix baseball

by Rob Tetro

The Phoenix varsity baseball team came up short against Christian Brothers Academy April 13. The Brothers to come away with an 8-5 win over The Firebirds.

After a back and forth first inning, Christian Brothers Academy had a 2-1 lead. The third inning was just as competitive. Christian Brothers Academy added two runs during the top of the inning to take a 4-1 lead. Phoenix rallied to tie the game with three runs of its own going into the fourth inning. However, the Brothers were able to keep the Firebirds at ease the rest of the way.

Between the top of the fourth and sixth innings, Christian Brothers Academy added four runs to take an 8-4 lead.

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Phoenix softball answers Christian Brothers Academy’s challenge

by Rob Tetro

The Phoenix varsity softball team didn’t play its best when it took on Christian Brothers Academy Friday.

Phoenix led most of the game when the contest moved into the sixth inning. By the end of the top of the sixth inning, The Lady Firebirds found themselves tied with Christian Brothers Academy.

What followed during the bottom of the sixth inning was of no surprise to Phoenix Coach Casey Jones. Phoenix quickly scored two runs, allowing the Lady Firebirds to escape with a 5-3 win.

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Fulton varsity softball team earns first win

by Rob Tetro

Friday the 13th was far from a day of bad luck for the Fulton varsity softball team.

The Lady Raiders cruised to victory against Cortland for the team’s first win of the season. Friday’s win also marked Coach Derek Lyon’s first win as a varsity softball coach.

The Lady Raiders scored six runs during the bottom of the fifth inning, which propelled them to a 13-1 win.

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