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LEAPING LIZARDS!

Depending on the generation from which you come, or your love of quality Musicals, it is likely that you recognize the phrase “Leaping Lizards” from the Broadway hit Musical “ANNIE”, which became a Blockbuster hit at the Theater starring Carol Burnette as Miss Hannigan, the operator of the Hudson Street Orphanage where Annie stays, and […]

A COMBINATION of TALENTS

In a time when Parents and Coaches tend to want to place Athletes in a box, especially at a young age, and encourage them to invest all of their time into just one activity, being one dimensional, it is exciting to see some Athletes break away from such narrow thinking, and train to become talented […]

BOLTS STRIKE @ the PRESIDENT’S OPEN!

It was the 13th Annual President’s Open, but there was nothing unlucky about the Track & Field performance by the Norwich Bolts!  On the heels of a dripping Constitution Classic, the President’s Open was overwhelmed with Sunshine and Warm Temperatures that made for an ideal day for competition.  Eager to prove their prowess as first […]

CONSTITUTION CLASSIC SUCCESS….800 Reasons (Meters) Why

     One of many things I can remember hearing from adults during the Spring, was the phrase, “April Showers Bring May Flowers!”  It is now JUNE, and the Capital District of the Empire State, has received an incredible amount of RAIN ever since April came onto the 2017 scene!  After a near washout of […]

SWEPT IN A NY MINUTE!

          It was the 13th Annual Liberty Tour Track & Field Series being kicked off by the 13th Patriot’s Invitational!  Some might suggest, if they were superstitious,  that the number 13 is an “unlucky” number.  I have always maintained that when it comes to Athletic Performance, luck is NEVER part of […]

PATRIOT’S INVITATIONAL 2017!

It is almost here! Can you smell it? Can you hear it? Can you feel it? The 2017 Patriot’s invitational is now less than two (2) weeks away! The Empire State Sports Council is pleased to announce the 13th Annual Liberty Tour Track & Field Series! As always, it will begin with the Patriot’s Invitational […]

A BAKER’S DOZEN!

A BAKER’S DOZEN It took the snow a bit longer this year to pave the way for Spring, but it would appear that it has finally broken through! That means the start of the 13th Annual Liberty Tour Track & Field Series is just around the corner, and so we wanted to announce the 2017 […]

“And They Shall Mount Up With Wings As Eagles…”

Pictured above from left:  Relani Hicks, Sarika Francois, and Uniah Murdaugh, from the Country Mills Eagles, taking the top three positions in the Triathlon for 9-10 year old  girls.      The 2016 Liberty Tour Track & Field Series had one of its best years since the inaugural year of 2005 when there were only […]

Liberty Tour Track & Field Standings

Post Independence Invitational 2016 The 5th leg of the Empire State Liberty Tour Track & Field Series has concluded, and the Team Standings are as follows for the Top 10 Teams:          1st Place  – Country Mills Eagles (1288 Points)          2nd Place – Chatham Gold (1098.50 Points)   […]

GO WEST YOUNG MAN!

            “Go West, Young Man!” is a phrase often credited to the American author, Horace Greeley, concerning America’s expansion westward, related to the then popular concept of “Manifest Destiny”.  It was first stated by John Babsone Lane Soule in an 1851 editorial in the Terre Haute Express, “Go West Young Man, and Grow Up with […]

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