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Sunday Sports: Watertown Wolves are building their 2020-21 season roster

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – The Watertown Wolves have been doing some heavy wheeling and dealing this off season. Their biggest move so far, adding forward Fred Hein in a trade with Danville for Kyle Powell and William LaMoureux. “You know, ...

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Mel’s Sports History: Jeff Stevenson

LAFARGEVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) – 7 News sister station Fox 28 was a longtime sponsor of the Sportsmen car driven by Jeff Stevenson at Can-Am Speedway in LaFargeville. In this history lesson, Mel shows us a conversation he had with Stevenson ...

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Saturday Sports: First year SLU hockey coach looks ahead to next season

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – Exactly 363 days ago, Brent Brekke was named the head coach of the St. Lawrence Men’s Hockey Team. A lot has happened in the last year under Brekke’s guidance; and heading into his 2nd season at ...

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Mel’s Sports History: Clarkson-St. Lawrence hockey rivalry

CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) – There’s no bigger rivalry in north country sports than St. Lawrence-Clarkson hockey. In this history lesson, Mel takes us back to the 1992-93 season as the two teams were getting ready to meet in back-to-back weekends. ...

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Can-Am Speedway gears up to welcome back fans

LAFARGEVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) – Can-Am Speedway in LaFargeville is gearing up for the racing season. Improvements have been made to the track that should add to the enjoyment of the experience. The track is hoping to have racing as a ...

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Watertown Little League hopes to play ball this summer

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – Play ball is something that the Watertown American Little League plans on doing this season, but it won’t be your traditional season. The league was set to open on May 2, but due to the COVID-19 ...

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Mel’s Sports History: Casey Powell

VERONA, N.Y. (WWNY) – The National Lacrosse League held its box lacrosse all-star game February 27, 2011 at Turning Stone Casino and Resort. In this history lesson, Mel takes us back to 2011 and a chance to catch up with ...

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No racing in New Bremen this year

NEW BREMEN, N.Y. (WWNY) – If and when racing resumes in the north country this year, area drivers will have one less track to compete at. Frank Nortz, who was leasing the Adirondack International Speedway this season and was general ...

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Mel’s Sports History: Ted Kubiak, Bill Buckner & Mookie Wilson

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – Many managers came through Watertown when the Indians of the New York-Penn League were at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds. The best of the bunch was one who won three straight championships as a member of the ...

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Athlete of the Week: Francesca Wilson

LYME, N.Y. (WWNY) – This week, we honor a basketball player from Lyme Central School who has closed out her high school career, her leadership on the court earning her this week’s title. Senior sharpshooter Francesca Wilson recorded 14 points, ...

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