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Beekmantown's Brantley Marion delivers a pitch during Wednesday's Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball game against Peru at Beekmantown Central School. Marion struck out seven as the Eagles defeated the Indians, 3-1. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

Marion throws Eagles past Indians

By: ALEX REYNOLDS, Contributing Writer

BEEKMANTOWN — Brantley Marion throws a complete-game with seven strikeouts in leading Beekmantown past Peru in an early-season CVAC baseball battle.

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Panthers look to retain MVAC softball title

Crown Point captured the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference championship and represented Section VII in the state tournament in Class D. Elizabethtown-Lewis and Willsboro are hoping to make some noise this season.

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Northeastern Clinton's Katie Matott fields a ground ball during Tuesday's Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball game against Peru at Peru Central School. The Cougars captured a 6-5 victory over the Indians in eight innings. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

Tucker's RBI lifts NCCS in eighth inning

PERU — The Cougars take down Plattsburgh in extras, Saranac, Ticonderoga, Westport and Schroon Lake each add softball victories.

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Saranac's Nate Stanton (23) breaks up a double play as Plattsburgh's Ryan Whalen (12) sends a throw to first base during Tuesday's CVAC baseball game at Chip Cummings Field in Plattsburgh. The Hornets won, 4-3. (Rob Fountain/Staff Photo)

PHS holds off Saranac; Wells' Weaver strikes out 20 in no-hitter

PLATTSBURGH — Peru, Ticonderoga capture CVAC baseball victories; Westport, Chazy postponed with game tied at four.

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Saranac, EKMW claim CVAC track wins

PLATTSBURGH — Arto Nadeau and Halie Snyder each have four wins to lead the Emus; Janyll Barber and Justin Liechty were each four-event winners for the Chiefs in CVAC track and field.

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Peru's Johnny McAuliffe returns a shot during last season's Section VII singles tournament. The Indians captured the CVAC title a year ago and McAuliffe returns to help retain the title. (File Photo)

Peru boys, Lake Placid girls in line for title repeats

The Indians and Blue Bombers took home the CVAC titles a season ago in boys' and girls' tennis, and in 2014 will look to retain their titles.

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Saranac's Summer Gillespie (left to right), Tori Trim and Brette Campbell prepare to defend their Champlain Valley Athletic Conference and Section VII Class B titles this season. The Chiefs, despite losing their starting pitcher, should be in the mix in 2014. (Gabe Dickens/P-R Photo)

Chiefs, Sentinels look to repeat in CVAC softball

Saranac (Division I) and Ticonderoga (Division II) should be difficult to take down in the CVAC, but most of the conference is nipping at their heels.

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Saranac Lake's Carley Sawyer (left to right), Ethan Sawyer and Austin Ecret take practice swings to prepare for the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference golf season. The Red Storm return as the CVAC and Section VII champion. (Alicia Brandes/P-R Photo)

Saranac Lake remains team to beat in CVAC golf

---- — The Red Storm will look to repeat as CVAC and Section VII champions, but Lake Placid and AuSable Valley are nipping at their heels.

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