Wednesday’s sports: Watertown, S. Jeff, IHC score shutouts

Three local soccer teams scored shutouts Tuesday in girls’ high school play.

  Saturday Sports: Potsdam beats St. Lawrence C. on the gridiron

  Friday Sports: General Brown football blanks Lowville

  Athlete of the Week: Nate Schmitt

Highlights & scores: boys’ high school soccer

  Saints hockey team grateful for community support

  Highlights & scores: high school girls’ soccer & volleyball

Continued Coverage

  Highlights & scores: Tuesday night football

  Highlights & scores: high school football & girls’ soccer

  Sunday Sports: SLU Men’s Lacrosse off to a hot start

  Saturday Sports: Rob catches up with new JCC women’s basketball coach

Friday Sports: SUNY Potsdam lacrosse doubles Plattsburgh in win

Athlete of the Week: Lucy Frary

Highlights & scores: high school football & soccer, along with college volleyball

It was a football thriller in Beaver Falls Thursday night between Beaver River and Watertown.

  Highlights & scores: Carthage & General Brown on the gridiron

It was a rare Wednesday afternoon high school football contest in Carthage as the Comets hosted the General Brown Lions.

  Can-Am Speedway launches 2021 season this weekend

Can-Am Speedway in LaFargeville will be the place this weekend for great racing, as some of the best drivers in the northeast head to the nasty track of the north.

  Highlights & scores: JCC on the diamond against Cayuga

Jefferson hosted Cayuga in college baseball Tuesday.

  Red & Black signing up players for 2021 season

JCC’s Boomer in ‘Mascot Madness’ final

  General Brown looks for improvement on the gridiron

  Saturday Sports: General Brown hits the gridiron, battles Cato Meridian

  Athlete of the Week: Ian Anderson

  Highlights & scores: 8-man football & high school volleyball

  Highlights & scores: football, soccer & basketball

There were variety of sports at a variety of venues Wednesday night, including rare midweek gridiron action.

  Highlights & scores: college diamond & high school hoops action

College baseball and high school basketball were among the items on the local sports menu Tuesday.

  ‘Barefoot’ Bob honored in the dirt at Bristol

NASCAR went back to its roots this past weekend at Bristol, Tennessee by changing the track to a dirt surface.

NFL owners approve 17-game regular season, 3 preseason games

The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games.

  Highlights & scores: Watertown vs. Indian River on the soccer field

Watertown entertained Indian River at Case Middle School in boys’ high school soccer Monday.

  Sunday Sports: Red & Black set to play 2021 season

After a 2020 that saw the Empire Football League cancel their season due to COVID-19, it’s back to the gridiron for the league’s 6 teams with a few changes.

  Saturday Sports: Final day on the hardwood for Jefferson, Lewis County teams

The high school basketball season in Jefferson and Lewis counties came to a close Saturday with a couple of contests on the schedule.

  Friday Sports: Spring gridiron action taking place at South Jeff

Friday night marked the return of high school football in the north country as the South Jeff Spartans hosted Indian River.

  Athlete of the Week: Garrett Fuller

Garrett is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for March 26, 2021.

  Mel’s Sports History: longtime sports broadcaster Dick Stockton retires

Longtime broadcaster Dick Stockton has decided to retire after 55 years announcing sporting events.

  Highlights & scores: sports indoors & out

It was a mix of action indoors and outdoors on the local sports scene Thursday night as the winter and fall 2 sports seasons overlapped.

  Highlight & scores: Belleville Henderson vs. LaFargeville on 2 fronts

The Red Knights hosted Belleville Henderson in a boys’ high school basketball contest and the Lady Panthers returned the favor by hosting the LaFargeville girls' team.

  Highlights & scores: Patriots vs. Golden Knights

Boys’ high school basketball was among the games people were playing Tuesday night.

  Boxing club receives a giant glove signed by a boxing giant

The Watertown Boxing Club received a special gift that for many years sat at Chez Paris in Alexandria Bay: a big boxing glove that was given to a boxer bigger than life.

  Highlights & scores: boys’ high school hockey & hoops

Canton visited Potsdam for a boys’ hockey contest. Potsdam was looking for its first win in the final game of the abbreviated season.

  Sunday Sports: ECAC Title proves there’s a bright future for the Skating Saints

Despite the disappointing end to the Skating Saints’ season, the turnaround that Brekke and his staff have been able to accomplish only means brighter days ahead for the Saints program.

  St. Lawrence Men’s Hockey Season ends with ECAC Hockey Title as coach tests positive for COVID-19

The Skating Saints of St. Lawrence will not be accepting the ECAC Hockey bid to the NCAA Tournament.

  Saturday Sports: Skating Saints win ECAC Championship

A bid to the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Hockey Tournament was on the line Saturday afternoon in Hamden, Connecticut, where the Bobcats of Quinnipiac hosted the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence.

  Friday Sports: Saints Hockey in ECAC Title Game

For the first time since 2001, the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence are back in the ECAC championship game after beating Colgate 5-4 in overtime at Appleton Arena Thursday night.

  Athlete of the Week: Nolan Baker

Nolan is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for March 19, 2021.

  Highlights & scores: hardwood & hockey action

A trip to the men’s ECAC championship game was on the line for the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence Thursday.

  Highlights & scores: high school hoops & hockey

Girls’ high school basketball, boys’ high school hockey and men’s college hockey were all on the local sports menu Wednesday.

  ‘Fall’ sports practices get underway at General Brown

Practice has begun for the Fall 2 schedule -- high school sports that did not take place in the fall moved to the spring season.

  Highlights & scores: action on the high school hardwood

High school basketball dominated the local sports schedule Monday night.

“We will forever be grateful,” Saints owner Gayle Benson, Coach Payton react to Brees’ announcement

"We found a player with a burning desire to win," Head Coach Sean Payton said

  Clarkson University cuts men’s hockey season short

A post on the Clarkson men’s hockey page announced that the team’s 2020-21 season was over, thanking fans for their support and adding that the program looked forward to a new season in the fall.

  Saturday Sports: High school basketball matchups

Rob takes a look at three boys basketball games

  Friday Sports: High school teams hit the hardwood

Both boys’ and girls’ high school basketball dominated the Friday night local sports schedule.

  Co-Athletes of the Week: Maeghen Fitzpatrick & Allison Best

Meaghen and Allison are the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Co-Athlete of the Week for March, 2021.

  Highlights & scores: busy night on the hardwood

Both girls’ and boys’ high school basketball were on Thursday’s local sports docket.

  Copenhagen Lady Golden Knights happy to be on the hardwood

It’s been so nice to have high school basketball highlights and scores, especially with a season of any kind in doubt.

  Highlights & scores: boys’ high school hoops

Watertown and Immaculate Heart both hosted boys’ high school basketball games Tuesday.

  Copenhagen soccer standout goes pro

Claire Stackel was an outstanding high school and college soccer player. She’s now looking to make her mark at the professional level.

  Highlights & scores: General Brown vs. Watertown & Carthage vs. IHC

Girls’ high school basketball was among the games people were playing Monday. We have highlights from a couple of contests.

  Sunday Sports: Lady Skating Saints look for ECAC title

An automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament along with the Women’s ECAC post-season title were up for grabs Sunday afternoon in Hamilton as top seed Colgate faced off against 2nd seed St. Lawrence.

  Saturday Sports: A sense of normalcy with a booked high school sports schedule

For the first time in almost a year it was as close to a normal Saturday on the local high school sports scene that we’ve seen, with action on the hardwood, volleyball court and the ice.

  Friday Sports: Route 11 rivals look to win, ECAC Championship spot on the line

In Women’s ECAC Semi-final action at Appleton Arena in Canton, the Lady Saints hosted their rivals from up Route 11, the Clarkson Lady Golden Knights, with a spot in the ECAC Championship game on the line.

  Athlete of the Week: Tyler Wilson

Tyler is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for March 5, 2021.

  Highlights & scores: high school hoops & Saints hockey paused

Today’s sports wrap-up includes a couple high school basketball games and the latest on St. Lawrence men’s college hockey.

  Highlights & scores: a college signing, a basketball game & swimming

Following in a long line of talented Beaver River cross-country runners, Cory Demo signed a letter of intent Wednesday to take his talents to the next level.

  Highlights & scores: Warriors vs. Cyclone on the hardwood

There was a boys’ high school basketball match-up at Case Middle School in Watertown Tuesday as the Cyclones entertained Indian River.

  Highlights & scores: on the hardwood & on the ice

Beaver River hosted Harrisville in boys’ high school basketball Monday and St. Lawrence women hosted Clarkson on the ice.

  Sunday Sports: Part 2 of 3 in the Women’s Route 11 Rivalry

Game 2 of the 3 game weekend series between the Clarkson Lady Golden Knights and the Lady Saints of St. Lawrence took place Sunday afternoon at Appleton Arena.

  Saturday sports: Rob wraps up college hockey highlights

The Lady Saints’ rookies came up big in the game, with freshman Gabi Jones and Melissa Jefferies scoring their first collegiate goals in the win.

  Friday Sports: Route 11 teams hit the ice for weekend play

Ninth ranked Clarkson was back on the ice after a pause, hosting the Lady Skating Saints.

  Athlete of the Week: Aidan Zehr

Aidan is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for February 26, 2021.

  Highlights & scores: girls’ hoops action & a look at Sackets Harbor

Girls’ high school basketball was on the docket for Thursday, plus we take a look at the Sackets Harbor boys’ basketball team.

  Sitting out the season was a tough decision

Lyme one of the handful of schools deciding not to play a winter sports season, in this case boys’ and girls’ basketball and cheerleading.

  Highlights & scores: Sackets Harbor vs. Carthage on the hardwood

The Carthage Comets entertained Sackets Harbor in boys’ high school basketball action Tuesday night.

  Sunday Sports: High school hoops set to begin in Jefferson County

The official start to the high school basketball season for Jefferson County schools is set for March 1st, but 2 teams will be getting a head start this week with the Sackets Harbor boys traveling to Carthage on Tuesday to meet the Comets and hosting Carthage on Friday.

  Saturday Sports: Twin talents taking their skills to SLU

Twin brothers Aidan and Gavin Macaulay are pretty much inseparable both on and off the basketball court and the dynamic duo have helped lead the Lowville Boys’ Basketball Team to back-to-back Section 3 titles.

  Friday Sports: High school hardwood action in Lewis County

A couple of boys’ high school basketball contests and a women’s college hockey game in Canton topped the local sports menu Friday night.

  Athlete of the Week: Jason Badalato

Jason is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for February 19, 2021.

  Lowville boys happy to be back on the hardwood

The Lowville boys’ basketball team made it to the state final two years ago, but the last two years postseason play has been interrupted by COVID-19.

  Mel’s Sports History: Jim Harberson, the foot of justice

The Watertown Red & Black have had some great kickers over the years but none can compare to Jim Harberson.

City inks deals with Watertown Rapids, Red & Black

Watertown’s city council has reached agreements for two local sport teams to keep playing at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds.

  Swim teams have home-pool advantage every meet

High school sports certainly looks a little different this school year, especially with swimming.

  Highlights & scores: Lowville downs Beaver River in girls’ hoops

The Lowville Lady Red Raiders hosted Beaver River in girls’ high school basketball Monday night.