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.

  Highlights & scores: high school hoops & Saints hockey paused

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

  Highlights & scores: Warriors vs. Cyclone on the hardwood

  Highlights & scores: on the hardwood & on the ice

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

  Saturday sports: Rob wraps up college hockey highlights

Continued Coverage

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

  Athlete of the Week: Aidan Zehr

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

  Sitting out the season was a tough decision

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

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

  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

City inks deals with Watertown Rapids, Red & Black

  Swim teams have home-pool advantage every meet

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

  Watertown Rapids name field manager for coming season

  Athlete of the Week: Megan Milkowich

  Sunday Sports: Potsdam native shows off football skills on a big stage

Shawn Clark spent a portion off last year playing in a developmental league, looking to catch the eye of NFL recruits

  Saturday sports: Hockey highlights, Wolves remain on “pause,” and S.U. hoops takes on Boston College

Here's Rob Krone's sports roundup for Saturday

  Highlights & scores: Lady Golden Knights vs. Lady Falcons

It was the Lady Golden Knights hosting South Lewis in girls’ Frontier League basketball from Copenhagen Thursday.

  JCC unveils new mascot, asks for name ideas

On Wednesday, Jefferson Community College launched their mascot introduction on social media and began a virtual campaign to name the school’s new mascot.

Wolves put season on permanent pause

The Watertown Wolves announced in a press release Wednesday that the team has decided to remain on pause and not begin play.

Large arenas can open later this month, Cuomo says - with restrictions

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that based on the success of an experiment at a Buffalo Bills game last month, the state has a plan to open other arenas and stadiums.

  Mel talks with a little Giant who’s a big fan

Mel became interested in sports at a very young age and thought he was a big New York Giants fan as a kid. He may have met his match.

  Sunday Sports: Clarkson Ladies sweep Colgate on the ice

A battle of 2 top 10 teams nationally took place at Cheel Arena Sunday afternoon as the 9th ranked Clarkson Lady Golden Knights hosted the 5th ranked Colgate Lady Red Raiders in the final game of their 2 game weekend series.

  Saturday Sports: Route 11 rivalry hits the hardwood in women’s college play

In women’s college basketball from Alumni Gymnasium, the Clarkson Lady Golden Knights were in search of their 1st win of the season as they hosted their rivals from down Route 11: the Lady Saints of St. Lawrence.

  Friday Sports: St. Lawrence Women hit the ice after brief break

The Skating Saints of St. Lawrence saw their 1st action since January 24th, opening a weekend series with Quinnipiac in Hamden, Connecticut Friday.

  Athlete of the Week: Mikenzie Martens

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

  Golden Knights fall to Colgate in ECAC action

There was men’s ECAC hockey action from Cheel Arena in Postdam Thursday as the Clarkson Golden Knights hosted the Colgate Red Raiders.

  Scuffle before Wolves game threatens season

The Watertown Wolves’ season opener against Elmira ended before it began, casting doubt on the rest of the 2021 Federal Hockey League season.

Spring high school sports state championships canceled

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced the decision in a tweet.

  Sunday Sports: Clarkson Women’s Hockey looks for weekend sweep against Colgate

In Women’s ECAC Hockey Sunday afternoon from Hamilton, the 10th ranked Clarkson Golden Knights closed out their 2 game weekend series with the Lady Red Raiders.

  Saturday Sports: Clarkson looks for payback against Bryant and Stratton on the hardwood

In men’s college basketball action Saturday afternoon from Alumni Gymnasium on the campus of Clarkson University, the Golden Knights hosted Bryant and Stratton.

St. Lawrence County pushes guidelines out for high risk sports, Section 10 says they aren’t ready to play

St. Lawrence County is giving the green light for school to participate in high-risk winter sports.

  Saturday Sports: Lady Golden Knights hand Colgate first win since November

In Women’s ECAC Hockey from Cheel Arena, 10th ranked Clarkson hosted 5th ranked Colgate.

  Athlete of the Week: Sarah Kilburn

Sarah is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for January 29, 2021.

  North country man launches career in MMA

A former Copenhagen student and Carthage resident is making a name for himself in mixed martial arts.

  Mel’s Sports History: Luke McDermott

There are certain stories you do that stay with you a long time.

  Clarkson comes out on top in basketball home opener

The Clarkson Golden Knights men’s basketball team opened the home portion of their 2021 season Wednesday at Alumni Gymnasium, where they hosted Villa Maria.

  Sunday Sports: Hockey action across the north country

It was a busy Sunday on the ice for the St. Lawrence and Clarkson hockey teams with both the men and the women in action.

REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

LSU will interview current Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for the Tigers’ open defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.

  Saturday Sports: Watertown Wolves back on the ice, set to play next week

Friday, the Wolves were back on the ice beginning another week long training camp as the season is set to kick off.

  Friday Sports: Heated contest as Clarkson opens weekend series against Quinnipiac

Two top 15 teams opening a 3 game weekend series at Cheel Arena Friday night as Clarkson hosted Quinnipiac.

  Athlete of the Week: Nate Heller

Nate Heller is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for January 22, 2021.

  St. Lawrence suffers OT loss to Colgate on the ice

It turned out to be a nail-biter at St. Lawrence University’s Appleton Arena Thursday as the Skating Saints hosted the Red Raiders of Colgate University.

  Clarkson ladies down St. Lawrence on the ice

The women were getting into the Clarkson-St. Lawrence hockey rivalry Wednesday night, but this chapter was one-sided.

  Mel’s Sports History: JCC basketball, 1995

The Williams name was a big part of Jefferson Community College men’s basketball for a long time.

  Clarkson ladies fall to Colgate on the ice

It was a battle of two ranked teams in women’s college hockey Monday night.

  Sunday Sports: Clarkson denies SLU hockey a weekend sweep

Game 2 of the Route 11 rivalry took place Sunday afternoon at Appleton Arena in Canton, where the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence hosted the Clarkson Golden Knights.

Saturday Sports: Route 11 hockey rivals prepare for back-to-back matchup Sunday

Saturday was an off day for the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence and the Clarkson Golden Knights Men’s Hockey teams as the two clubs prepare to meet again Sunday afternoon after a thriller Friday night at Cheel Arena in Potsdam.

  Friday Sports: Route 11 rivalry takes the ice in Potsdam

On Friday, the Clarkson Golden Knights hosted St. Lawrence in game one of their 2 game weekend series.

  Athlete of the Week: Jackson LaRock

Jackson is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for January 15, 2021.

  Hockey preview: Clarkson-St. Lawrence rivalry back on the ice

When the puck drops on Friday night at Cheel Arena in the Route 11 rivalry between the Clarkson Golden Knights and the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence, it will be the 215th meeting between the two teams.

  Tim McCreadie, part 2: born to race

In part two of our look at race driver Tim McCreadie, we check out his busy week, including the big event in Tulsa, Oklahoma: the Chili Bowl.

Clarkson sweeps Long Island in two-game series

The Clarkson University women’s hockey team wrapped up a two-game series at Cheel Arena against visiting Long Island University on Tuesday.

  Tim McCreadie keeps busy on the track

Tim McCreadie is continuing the family business.

Lady Goldens Knights have ‘golden’ moment on the ice

The Clarkson University Lady Golden Knights made program history early in their game against Long Island University at Cheel Arena Monday.

  Sunday Sports: SLU, Clarkson hockey wrap up weekends on the ice

A busy weekend came to a close in Men’s ECAC hockey action on Sunday, with both the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence and the Clarkson Golden Knights closing out series.

  Saturday Sports: St. Lawrence, Clarkson looking for wins in weekend contests

The Skating Saints of St. Lawrence were looking to remain unbeaten on the season Saturday night at Appleton Arena where they hosted the Colgate Red Raiders.

  Friday Sports: Clarkson hockey looking for the gold

The Clarkson Golden Knights opening a weekend series in Hamden, Connecticut against Quinnipiac in a battle of ranked teams on Friday.

  Athlete of the Week: Sydney O’Melia

Sydney is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for January 8, 2021.

Saints stay undefeated in ECAC play

The St. Lawrence University men’s hockey team was back in action, traveling to Hamilton for a rare Thursday night ECAC contest against Colgate.

  Beaver River runner takes sport to next level

Hunter Moore of Beaver River signed a letter of intent Wednesday to continue his cross country career at Division 2 Roberts Wesleyan College.

  Mel’s Sports History: Lyme boys’ basketball, 1997-98

Earlier this school year, we honored OFA basketball player Trent Sargent as an Athlete of the Week.

  Sunday Sports: SLU and Clarkson both hit the ice for ECAC play

The St. Lawrence Men’s Hockey Team hit the road Sunday afternoon, traveling to Hamden, Connecticut to face 12th ranked Quinnipiac in an ECAC contest.

  Saturday Sports: Clarkson Hockey’s Elizabeth Giguere is shattering records

She was the best player in women’s college hockey last year, winning the Patty Kazmaier Award. And if you look at the numbers, Elizabeth Giguere is the best women’s player to ever put on a Clarkson uniform.

  Sports: A Year in Review

The 2020 sports year was one never to be forgotten. Rob Krone takes a look back at the year in sports.

  Athlete of the Week: Matt Doldo

Matt Doldo is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of the Week for January 1, 2021.

Saints skate to OT tie in season opener

After a few delays, the Skating Saints of St. Lawrence University finally opened their 2020-21 season and ECAC play Thursday afternoon at Appleton Arena.

  Mel’s Sports History: Massena’s sixth state hockey title

The Utica Memorial Auditorium was the site that march Sunday as fans made their way from Massena to support the Red Raiders.

  Indian River athletic director steps down

Indian River longtime coach and athletic director Jay Brown has decided to retire as 2020 comes to a close.

Clarkson Golden Knights down Niagara in non-conference action

Clarkson hosted its final non-conference men’s hockey game Tuesday before they head into ECAC play as Niagara visited Cheel Arena for the first time since 2015.

  Athlete of the Week: Riley Pierce

Copenhagen's Riley Pierce is the Watertown Savings Bank 7 News Athlete of the Week for December 24, 2020

  South Jeff FC joins United Premier Soccer League

There’s some exciting news coming from southern Jefferson County for north country soccer players looking to take their games to the next level and be able to do that close to home.

Hockey news: a familiar face for the Wolves & Clarkson vs. Colgate

The Watertown Wolves announced late Tuesday night the return of one of the best players in franchise history.