After the Peru wrestling team wrapped up both the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference and Section VII championships a year ago, the Indians looked like a good bet to repeat this season with a strong nucleus returning.
The Indians, however, lost a few wrestlers they were counting on for various reasons and may be more vulnerable than they’ve been in recent years. Peru could still wind up a championship team, but the road will likely be more difficult.
Saranac, which finished second in the league standings a year ago, brings back a solid group and is expected by league coaches to be a serious title contender. Beekmantown, Northern Adirondack and AuSable Valley will also be looking to make some noise as well. READ MORE...
- Plattsburgh High poised for title run
- Keene, Schroon Lake win in boys' NBL openers
- Ticonderoga, Northeastern Clinton win early-season tournaments
- Westport stuns Northern Adirondack in Bobcat Shootout
- Rossi helps Blue Bombers sink Beavers
- Willsboro, Lake Placid, Keene win nonleague games
- NCCC boys capture Muggsy's Tip-Off Classic
- Maye leads Chiefs in Muggy's Tip-Off Classic
Peru looks to defend CVAC wrestling title
Saranac is expected to be a serious challenger this season.
Chiefs open season with win over Patriots
Saranac recorded nine pins Wednesday night and defeated AuSable Valley 78-12 on opening night in the CVAC.
Panthers rally in second half to beat Wildcats
Crown Point and Northern Adirondack both won girls' basketball games Wednesday.
Salmon River's Smoke tallies overtime winner
Franklin Academy also recorded a boys' hockey victory.
Bowman powers Peru past PHS in bowling
Both Peru teams and both Ticonderoga teams won, while the Saranac boys and Northeastern Clinton girls also grabbed CVAC victories.
Plattsburgh High poised for title run
The Press-Republican's annual boys' basketball preview.
Keene, Schroon Lake win in boys' NBL openers
Keene and Schroon Lake registered victories in boys' Northern Basketball League play Tuesday.
Eagles begin title defense with 8-0 win
The Beekmantown girls' hockey team picked up right where it left off. After winning their first state title Feb. 10, the Eagles drubbed St. Lawrence 8-0 in their season opener Tuesday.
AuSable Valley looks for return trip to Final Four
The Press-Republican's annual girls' basketball preview.
Beekmantown boys, girls hope to retain bowling titles
The Press-Republican's annual boys' and girls' bowling preview.
3 area runners on region team
Whyman, Gay, Gadway make Footlocker All-Northeast Team.
Ticonderoga, Northeastern Clinton win early-season tournaments
Ticonderoga and Northeastern Clinton each won their respective early-season tournaments in boys' Northern Basketball League action Saturday.