Watertown Wolves have new owner

  Mel’s Sports History: Pat Caramanna

  Mel’s Sports History: UCLA great Bill Walton

  Mel’s Sports History: remembering The King

  Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Bennett

  Sunday Sports: Watertown Rapids still shooting for their late May opening date.

Continued Coverage

  Saturday Sports: Hammond Girls Basketball denied chance for state title

  Clarkson’s Elizabeth Giguere earns the Patty Kazamier Award

  Friday Sports: Lowville baseball player signs with Division 1 school

  Mel’s Sports History: a sharpshooting Ventiquattro

  Lowville ballplayer heading to Division 1 Gardner-Webb

  On the heels of one successful season, Cannoneers look forward to another

  Mel’s Sports History: Sackets Harbor ice fishing derby

Of the many fishing derbies that have taken place over the years, the biggest was the North Country Sportsman ice fishing event in Sackets Harbor.

  Mel’s Sports History: an interview with Christian Laettner

You get extra credit if you watched any of the NCAA tournament game from 1992 between Duke and Kentucky on CBS Saturday.

  Mel’s Sports History: remembering The Baron

Erich von Schiller was a coaching legend at Canton Tech.

State championships cancelled for high school winter sports

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has cancelled the remaining winter state championship events.

  Athlete of the Week: Jackie Piddock

  Sunday: Lowville Boys Basketball denied a chance for the state title

  Saturday Sports: Lowville’s Double Play Community Center feels the effects of COVID-19

  Mel’s Sports History: How Sugar Ray got his name

  Mel’s Sports History: Matt Gorman’s Magical Ride

  Mel’s History Class: NY-Penn League pro baseball in Watertown

Watertown Wolves’ season comes to a halt

The season for the Watertown Wolves hockey team is officially over.

  Athlete of the Week: Carter Baer

Carter Baer of Gouverneur captured a state wrestling championship.

  North country sports world feels the effects of COVID-19

Almost every aspect of the sports world has been directly affected by the latest restrictions due to the coronavirus.

  Sports: Coronavirus effects felt by Watertown Red & Black and high school sports teams

Like the rest of the sports world, the Watertown Red and Black semi-pro football team is beginning to feel the effects of concerns surrounding the Coronavirus.

  Cancellations & Postponements continue in north country sports

Cancellations and postponements continue to come in concerning the local sports scene.

  Highlights & scores: season crashes to a halt for 4 area hockey teams

The Massena boys’ hockey team, the Clarkson University men’s and women’s hockey teams, and the Watertown Wolves all saw their seasons come to an abrupt end on Thursday.

  Highlights & scores: ECAC playoff changes & state basketball action

The ECAC announced changes Wednesday night to its men's hockey playoff format because of the coronavirus.

  Syracuse Mets gear up for another season on the diamond

The Syracuse Mets baseball team is fast approaching their season opener.

  Still Cannoneers, but JCC sports branding is a work in progress

Jefferson Community College athletes will still be known as Cannoneers.

  Athlete of the Week: Tyler Mousaw

Tyler Mousaw of South Jefferson-Sandy Creek capped off an undefeated season with a state wrestling championship.

  Sunday Sports: Lowville boys, South Jeff girls gear up for state play

The Section 3 boys and girls basketball playoffs wrapped up Saturday night at Onondaga Community College with both the South Jeff Lady Spartans and Lowville Red Raiders winning sectional titles.

  Saturday Sports: Lowville boys & South Jeff girls basketball take section titles

The boys and girls Section 3 Basketball championships took place Saturday afternoon at Onondaga Community College with 4 Frontier League teams in search of sectional titles and a trip to the states.

  Friday Sports: Battle for Section 10 basketball titles

The Section 10 basketball overall titles were being played Friday night at SUNY Potsdam.

  Sports wrap: Null signs with Mercyhurst, Lady Spartans prep for sectional finale

An area high school football player takes his talents to the next level and a girls' basketball team is getting ready to defend its sectional title this weekend.

  New Watertown Rapids GM preps for upcoming baseball season

Preparations are underway for the upcoming Watertown Rapids baseball season.

  Highlights & scores: overall girls’ Section 10 basketball semifinals

The girls' Section 10 basketball overall semifinals took center stage at SUNY Potsdam's Maxcy Hall Wednesday night.

  Copenhagen girls looking forward to sectional finale

The Copenhagen Golden Knights will be looking to add another title to the trophy case as they head to the girls’ Section 3 Class D basketball championship on Saturday.

  Highlights & scores: Section 10 overall basketball semifinals

Boys' teams took center stage at Section 10 basketball overall semifinals at SUNY Potsdam Tuesday night.

  Highlights & scores: Section 3 basketball & Section 10 hockey

The Lyme boys’ basketball team will be vying for the Section 3 Class D title this weekend after defeating Old Forge in semifinal action in Carthage Monday night.

  Athlete of the Week: Troy Stephen

Troy Stephen of Indian River captured the triple jump, long jump, and high jump and was named the boys' field MVP at the Section 10 indoor track championships.

  Sunday Sports: Girls Section 3 Class D semifinals underway in Syracuse

A Girls Section 3 Class D Semifinal doubleheader took place at O.C.C. Sunday with both the Copenhagen Lady Golden Knights and Lyme Lady Indians in action.

  Saturday Sports: Championship Saturday on the hardwood

It was championship Saturday at Maxcy Hall on the campus of SUNY Potsdam with the boys and girls Section 10 Class B and D Championships taking place.

  Friday Sports: Section 10 post-season action on the ice and hardwood

Basketball and hockey were among the games in Section 10 Friday night.

  Highlights & scores: Section 10 hockey semi

The weather played havoc with the Section 10 postseason schedule Thursday. Out of the four games on the sports docket, only one was played.

  Highlights & scores: Basketball & hockey sectionals

Section 3 and Section 10 basketball playoffs continued to churn away Wednesday night.

  Highlights & scores: Section 10 & Section 3 basketball playoffs

High school basketball playoffs continued Tuesday night in both Section 3 and Section 10.

  Red Raiders hope for deep postseason run

The Lowville boys’ basketball team defeated Cazenovia 70-47 in a sectional quarterfinal Tuesday night and they’re hoping they can ride that wave well into the postseason.

  Highlights & scores: Malone takes 2 titles & 2 Indian River athletes head to states

Malone came out the winner on both the girls' and boys' sides in a pair of Section 10 Class A championship basketball games at SUNY Potsdam Monday night.

  Athlete of the Week: Makenna Boliver

Makenna Boliver of Beaver River has closed out an exceptional high school volleyball career.

  Saturday Sports: Lowville Basketball begins defense of section title

The defending Section 3 Class B boys champions, the Lowville Red Raiders, began defense of their title Saturday at home as they hosted Camden.

  Friday Sports: Section 3 & Section 10 basketball playoffs across the north country

Section 3 and Section 10 basketball playoffs dominated the local schedule Friday night.

  Highlights & scores: Section 3 & Section 10 basketball playoffs

Several area teams were looking to keep their seasons alive on the high school hardwood last night.

  Looking back 40 years: the Lake Placid Winter Olympics

The 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics were 40 years ago this month.

  Highlights & scores: Section 10 playoffs & Section 3 pairings

The march to the state playoffs began on the high school hardwood Wednesday night.

  Highlights & scores: college & high school hoops

It was the last regular season home game for Jefferson Community College basketball players: five on the women's team and four on the men's.

  Highlights & scores: Lady Spartans vs. Jamesville-DeWitt

Jamesville-DeWitt traveled to Adams Monday night for a non-league girls’ basketball contest against South Jefferson.

  Athlete of the Week: Jadon Sullivan

Jadon Sullivan has been a tear on the hardwood for Harrisville.

2 Frontier League hoops teams out to defend section titles

The march for a state title on the hardwood begins this week for a number of boys’ and girls’ teams.

  Sunday Sports: Watertown Wolves hockey lose 2nd straight to Elmira

It was a rare Sunday afternoon Federal Hockey League matchup at the Alex T Duffy Fairgrounds Ice Arena as the Watertown Wolves hosted the Elmira Enforcers.

  Saturday Sports: Beaver River, Sandy Creek take home section volleyball titles

The Girls Section 3 Volleyball Championships took place Saturday at Jamesville Dewitt High School with 3 Frontier League teams in search of titles.

  Friday Sports: Section champs on the hardwood & mat

In north country sports Friday, the girls took center stage in the Frontier League Basketball Playoffs at J.C.C. and Section 10 Wrestling at O.F.A.

  Canton & Malone win Section 10 indoor track titles

Section 10 indoor track championships took place at St. Lawrence University Wednesday night.

  Highlights & scores: Frontier League boys’ hoops titles

Two more titles were up for grabs on the hardwood in Frontier League boys' basketball at Jefferson Community College Thursday night.

  Highlights & scores: Frontier League titles & new Section 10 high-scorer

Frontier League basketball playoffs continued Wednesday last night at Jefferson Community College -- and there's a new all-time scorer in boys' Section 10 basketball.

  Highlights & scores: Frontier League boys’ basketball playoffs underway

The Frontier League boys' basketball playoffs got underway Tuesday night with a D Division match-up in Chaumont.

  General Brown hopes for continued success on the mat

The General Brown wrestling team is having another good season despite not having a senior on the team.

  Highlights & scores: boys’ hockey & girls’ basketball

Norwood-Norfolk's boys' hockey team was leading Potsdam 3-0 on home ice when the Sandstoners scored three unanswered goals to force the game into overtime.

  Athlete of the Week: Isaiah Wilson

Isaiah Wilson of Lyme reached the magical 2,000-point mark in a recent win over Copenhagen.

  Sunday Sports: Getting into the swing of things at JCC baseball clinic

While it’s still too early for area youths to get out on the baseball field, some players were indoors at Jefferson Community College Sunday sharpening their skills at the annual J.C.C. Baseball Clinic.

  Saturday Sports: St. Lawrence, Clarkson rivalry continues at refurbished Appleton Arena

The latest chapter in the Division 1 college hockey rivalry continues Saturday night between St. Lawrence and Clarkson, this time at the refurbished Appleton Arena.

  Friday Sports: Watertown squirt hockey team has a memorable season

A local squirt hockey team is having a successful season on the ice.

  Carthage native umpires big-time college softball

Carthage native Chris Tehonica goes places around the country umpiring college softball.

  Highlights & scores: high school basketball & a scholarship signing

There was a basketball doubleheader at South Jefferson Wednesday night.

  Highlights & scores: NAC boys’ basketball

Highlights from Tuesday night focus on a pair of Northern Athletic Conference boys' basketball contests.

  Potsdam Bears’ season so far evokes past glories

The SUNY Potsdam men's basketball team is off to one of its best starts in recent memory, rekindling memories of the 1980s when the Bears played in four Division 3 national championship games.

  Highlights & scores: boys’ & girls’ hoops from the NAC

The Gouverneur boys' basketball team rallied for 25 points in the fourth quarter of a Northern Athletic Conference contest at Potsdam Monday night.

  Athlete of the Week: Zack Denesha

Zack Denesha recently reached a milestone in his varsity basketball career.

  Sunday Sports: SUNY Potsdam adds Men’s Volleyball

Rob's Sunday look at sports