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Oz Roller Girls claim ninth straight win

The Oz Roller Girls rolled to their ninth straight victory and won their first international bout in defeating the visiting Kingston Derby Girls’ Skateful Dead squad.

Oz built an early lead that stretched as far as 116-16 and survived a late surge by the resilient Skateful Dead to push their record to 2-0 for the 2012 season.

Masso-Kiss-Tic Mandy led a well-distributed Oz scoring attack with 50 points, followed by J-Rock-It with 38, Kannonball Kat-astrophe with 26 and Medusa’s Might with 21.

Also in double figures in points for Oz were Crushed Red Pepper with 18, Rue B. Revolver with 16 and Abbie Cadaver and Resilient Jen-Hitsu with 14 each.

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Champion Hockey Team

Fulton Bantam hockey team captures league title

League champions – The Fulton Bantam hockey team were named Snowbelt League champions, winning its division in the JAM tournament. Pictured are members of the team.

The Fulton Bantam hockey team was named Snowbelt League champions after it won its division in the JAM tournament.

Anton Porcari, Caleb Zehr, Evan Beckwith and Cameron Clarke achieved playmakers during the tournament while Austin Beckwith scored a hat trick.

Fulton 8, Salmon River 0: Raider Austin Beckwith opened scoring early in the first period, accepting a pass in front of the net from Evan Beckwith.

Fulton’s Ben Nelson netted one, William Fruce assisting, before Clarke scored on a slap shot, thanks to a passing play between Evan Beckwith and Porcari.

In period two, Porcari sent a cross-ice pass to Carr who skated it in to score. Austin Beckwith flipped the puck in over the goalie’s shoulder, Clarke and Evan Beckwith assisting, to close the period. Clarke opened the third period accepting a pass from Michael Welch and netting a slap shot.

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Leon Archer

The Sportsman’s World: March 17, 2012

Leon Archer

by Leon Archer

Every time Tim calls me and tells me how nice the weather is back home, I can’t help but think of all the times when it was sunny and warm here and I called him to see how much snow had fallen the night before.

It’s not cold here, but I still feel like the shoe is on the other foot. It has been up in the 80s a number of times recently, but Oswego County temperatures have been soaring not far behind us. It’s hard to believe.

You see, this was the year that I planned to come home early enough to get in on the bullhead fishing. Now, I’m hoping that you all will save a few for me and that the ones still in the lake will still be biting some at least when I get home.

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Sectional champs – The Fulton Midget Split Season hockey team, recently played its Tier III central section sectionals in Pulaski. Fulton won to advance to this weekend’s state tournament in Valley. Pictured are members of the team.

Fulton Midget hockey team advances to state tournament

Sectional champs – The Fulton Midget Split Season hockey team, recently played its Tier III central section sectionals in Pulaski. Fulton won to advance to this weekend’s state tournament in Valley. Pictured are members of the team.

Fulton’s Midget Split Season hockey team, sponsored by Alliance Bank and Foster’s Funeral Home, recently played its Tier III central section sectionals in Pulaski.

Fulton, Valley, Geneva and Salmon River would vie for advancement to the state tournament, which will be held in Valley March 16-18.

Fulton’s first opponent was Salmon River. Fulton had beaten Salmon River by a wide margin both games during the regular season.

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Tournament champs – The 7/8 Fulton Lady Raiders basketball team recently won the Phoenix basketball tournament. In front from left are Hunter Hartraft, Kate Meyers, Sydney Gilmore, Amylynn Holland, and Maranda Prosser. In back are Dan Gilmore, Joanna Pappalardo, Taylor Kesterke, Nicole Hansen, Brittney Alton, Karley Kearns, Mallory Harter, Aryelle Barbagallo, and Joe Pappalardo.

Fulton girls win Phoenix basketball tournament

Tournament champs – The 7/8 Fulton Lady Raiders basketball team recently won the Phoenix basketball tournament. In front from left are Hunter Hartraft, Kate Meyers, Sydney Gilmore, Amylynn Holland, and Maranda Prosser. In back are Dan Gilmore, Joanna Pappalardo, Taylor Kesterke, Nicole Hansen, Brittney Alton, Karley Kearns, Mallory Harter, Aryelle Barbagallo, and Joe Pappalardo.

Hardwork and patience finally paid off for the 7/8 Fulton Lady Raiders.

After good showings in past tournaments this season, the girls pulled it all together and played great team basketball during a recent tournament in Phoenix.

The girls opened the tournament with a 42-7 win over Pulaski. The Raiders played their way into the championship by beating Marcellus and Central Square.

In the championship, Fulton had to face Marcellus again and used a strong defense to help lead the girls to the tournament victory.  The girls will now compete in the St. Paul’s Tournament in Oswego.

Alaina Campolieta - Photo by Nicole Reitz

Fulton Figure Skating Club holds annual show

Alaina Campolieta - Photo by Nicole Reitz

Final bow – Graduating senior Alaina Campolieta skates to Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” during the annual Fulton Figure Skating Club’s show at the War Memorial.

Campolieta began skating in the second grade, has competed in several skating competitions, and assists with beginning skaters in the Learn to Skate Program.

She will attend SUNY Potsdam in the fall, pursuing a degree in elementary education.

Fulton's Nick Woodworth received the Division One Exceptional Senior Award for this past season. Woodworth finished his final year with a record of 34-4.

Fulton, Phoenix wrestlers honored during banquet

Fulton's Nick Woodworth received the Division One Exceptional Senior Award for this past season. Woodworth finished his final year with a record of 34-4.

Last weekend, the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling held its fourth annual banquet honoring the best wrestlers in Central New York for the 2011-2012 year.

Fulton Senior Nick Woodworth (160 pounds) was selected as the recipient for the Division One Exceptional Senior Award for this past season.

Woodworth finished his final year with a record of 34-4.

Overall, he was 107-37 for his high school career with 63 pins. He was also a two-time Section 3 champion.

Senior Tyler Button (145 pounds), senior Austyn Hayes (195 pounds) and junior Nick Tighe (126 pounds) of the Phoenix Firebirds were also honored at the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling Banquet for their outstanding accomplishments this past season.

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Hannibal volleyball seniors led by example this season

by Rob Tetro

With the conclusion of the 2011-12 Hannibal varsity volleyball season comes the departure of five graduating seniors.

According to Coach Angela Pietroski, her team bids farewell to Brittany Sizemore, Liz Sullivan, Becky Kelly, Sierra Ingersoll and Brandi Moody.

Though these players bid Hannibal volleyball adieu, they do so while having had a positive influence on their younger teammates.

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