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Get to Know Joe Girard III- From Glens Falls to Syracuse, a Star is Rising on the Court

When it comes to Joseph Girard III, there's a certain aura around him that you don't often see around high school recruits. He's different. It's no coincidence that ...

Glens Falls is home to Mr. Basketball  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Joseph Girard III got the news while sitting in class on Tuesday.

Phyllis A. (Havens) Lawrence | Obituaries |  Glens Falls Post-Star

February 4, 1931 — March 8, 2019. SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Phyllis A. (Havens) Lawrence, 88, of Gansevoort Road, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019 at ...

Syracuse signee Joe Girard hits overtime buzzer beater to win championship  USA TODAY High School Sports

Joe Girard's overtime buzzer beater capped his 50-point championship performance for Glen Falls High School.

Shaun L. Millington  Glens Falls Post-Star

June 11, 1987 — February 19, 2019. SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Shaun L. Millington, 31, of South Glens Falls and currently of Fort Ann, went into the arms of the ...

Deborah Annette Hill  Glens Falls Post-Star

October 27, 1960 — February 15, 2019 GLENS FALLS — Deborah “Debbie” Annette (Champion) Hill, went into the arms of the Lord on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at ...

Raymond Francis Burlett Sr.  Glens Falls Post-Star

January 16, 1941 — February 8, 2019. SOUTH GLENS FALLS and DEBARY, Fla. — Raymond Francis Burlett Sr., 78, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Feb ...

John Albert 'Jack' Brilling  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — John Albert “Jack” Brilling, of Glens Falls, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was 91 ...

South High Marathon Dance preparation in full swing  Glens Falls Post-Star

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — In many ways, Allie Myott has been helping prepare for South High Marathon Dances since she was born.

John Alosus Winslow Sr.  Glens Falls Post-Star

September 29, 1939 — February 14, 2019. QUEENSBURY — John Alosus Winslow Sr., 79, of Queensbury, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 after a ...

Elizabeth 'Betty' Leombruno | Obituaries |  Glens Falls Post-Star

November 30, 1937— February 28, 2019. SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Elizabeth “Betty” Leombruno, 81, of South Glens Falls, passed away peacefully on ...

Dorothy Ringer  Glens Falls Post-Star

April 3, 1921—March 12, 2019. QUEENSBURY—Dorothy M. Ringer, 97, formerly of Queensbury, went into the arms of her husband and the Lord, on Tuesday, ...

Virginia 'Ginny' Legault  Glens Falls Post-Star

September 4, 1924 — March 14, 2019. QUEENSBURY — Virginia “Ginny” Legault, 94, of Queensbury, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Slate ...

Recreation Calendar — March 11 | Outdoors |  Glens Falls Post-Star

BASKETBALL. Early September: Classes to train new girls basketball officials for Section II will be held in Saratoga. Anyone interested may contact Jim Perkins ...

Syracuse Basketball: Joseph Girard III named Mr. New York Basketball  Inside the Loud House

A fabulous accolade to unveil here, as Syracuse basketball recruit Joseph Girard III receives the top honor from the state of New York.

Joshua P. Sweenor  Glens Falls Post-Star

MOREAU — Joshua P. Sweenor, 37, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.

Joseph E. Leroux  Glens Falls Post-Star

October 19, 1946 — February 25, 2019. GLENS FALLS — Joseph E. Leroux, 72, passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 at Albany Stratton VA Medical Center.

Recreation Calendar — Feb. 17 | Outdoors |  Glens Falls Post-Star

The Adirondack Mountain Club offers many programs. For information on activities and presentations, call 518-523-3441, or visit

Photos: Boys basketball — Glens Falls at South Glens Falls | High School Boys Basketball on PS Varsity  Glens Falls Post-Star

Photos from Tuesday night's Foothills Council boys basketball game between Glens Falls and South Glens Falls, Jan. 8, 2019.

Blog: The South Glens Falls school fight, and other government obstructions  Glens Falls Post-Star

Tuesday night we received a number of news tips about what sounded like a nasty fight in South Glens Falls High School hours earlier. Two young women ...

Joseph Girard III nets 53, supporting cast plays well in Glens Falls rout  Glens Falls Post-Star

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Open shots and smooth passing lanes are easy to come by when playing alongside Joseph Girard III.

Is Joe Girard the highest-scoring recruit in Syracuse history? (Mike's Mailbox)'s basketball beat writer Mike Waters answers readers' questions.

Girard hits 4,000-point mark in Glens Falls win  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — It's a feeling all too familiar to Arleen Girard.

Glens Falls Feeling Confident Heading to the Dome  Spectrum News

Only one of our Section II high school football teams is practicing on Thanksgiving, and that's Glens Falls. The Indians are taking on Batavia on Saturday ...

Teachers to face off in basketball game to benefit South High Marathon Dance  Glens Falls Post-Star

Editor's note: The time of the game has changed due to impending weather.

Glens Falls Indians get warm send-off for trip to title game  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Despite freezing temperatures, the Glens Falls Indians got a warm send-off Friday as the football team departed to play Saturday's Class B ...

Burnt Hills tops South Glens Falls in 'A' volleyball final  The Post Star

SARATOGA SPRINGS — They were lots of smiles in the postgame team photo, and who can blame them?

Glens Falls Football Claims Class B State Title  Spectrum News

It was a shot at Class B glory for the Glens Falls High School football team — and they didn't miss the opportunity. Matching up against Batavia inside Syracuse's ...

Shots go up, and the records fall  Bend Bulletin

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — Joe Girard III, an 18-year-old senior at Glens Falls High School and a merciless scoring machine, hurried across the school's hardwood ...

The Town Where the Shots Go Up, and the Records Fall  The New York Times

Joe Girard III is smashing scoring records at Glens Falls High School, recalling another favorite son of upstate New York who preceded him there. Image.

David E. Ovitt  Glens Falls Post-Star

December 18, 1951 — February 6, 2019. MOREAU — David Earl Ovitt, 67, of Moreau, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at Saratoga Hospital, ...

Glens Falls chasing third straight Class B crown  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Eight weeks ago, it took a Joseph Girard III-sparked comeback for the Glens Falls Indians to pull out a 36-28 football victory over Cobleskill.

Photos: Queensbury at Glens Falls boys basketball | Photo Galleries  Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls improved to 12-1 with a victory over Queensbury 81-67 on Thursday night.

Glens Falls superintendent: 'No concern at all' for Monday following social media threat  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Paul Jenkins, superintendent of Glens Falls City Schools, said a school shooting threat was posted by a middle school student Friday night ...

Glens Falls, Hudson Falls clash in Jug Game  The Post Star

This Jug has a little extra juice, and it's only the third week of football season.

Threat against South Glens Falls High prompts increased security  WNYT

Security will be elevated on Tuesday at South Glens Falls High School.

O'Mara, Queensbury run past Glens Falls | Football |  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — It is not even October and Glens Falls' resume reads like a grizzled vet: battle-tested and scarred.

Strickland, Glens Falls post first-round win  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Scoring has been an area that the Glens Falls girls basketball team has struggled with for the last couple of seasons.

Indians, Spartans square off in rivalry game  Glens Falls Post-Star

It may not mean a thing in the standings, but don't tell the Glens Falls and Queensbury football teams their game Saturday is not important.

Glens Falls family continues to decorate, donate for Christmas  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Those who braved the cold to see the traditional Smith family Christmas display on Clayton Avenue were met by music provided by the Glens ...

Glens Falls wins opener over Broadalbin-Perth  The Daily Gazette

Glens Falls boys basketball wins opener over Broadalbin-Perth, 92-57, at Glens Falls High School, in Glens Falls on Friday, November 30, 2018.

Syracuse basketball target Joe Girard III rallies Glens Falls to football comeback

Syracuse basketball recruiting target Joe Girard III led Glens Falls High School to a football comeback on Friday.

Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III leads Glens Falls to football semifinals

Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III led Glens Falls High School to a win over Beekmantown in the Class B football quarterfinals.

Photos: Hudson Falls at Glens Falls boys basketball | Photo Galleries |  Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls' Nicholas Danahy and Hudson Falls' Jonathan Beagle leap for the ball at tip-off of Friday's boys basketball game at Glens Falls High School.

Glens Falls likely to get State Boys Basketball Tournament back  Glens Falls Post-Star

When Glens Falls lost the State Boys Basketball Tournament three years ago, it was a shocker.

Adam Sean Lanoir  Glens Falls Post-Star

March 25, 1976 — October 29, 2018. GLENS FALLS — Adam Sean Lanoir, 42, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital. He was born ...

Marathon Dance fundraiser baskeball game moved up due to snow  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Due to the impending snowstorm this weekend the basketball game to benefit the South High Marathon Dance between teachers and ...

Queensbury tops Glens Falls in Foothills swim meet  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Queensbury coach Mike Anderson is in his fourth season coaching varsity swimming, and he's only seen what happened at Glens Falls High ...

Hogan a key weapon as Glens Falls' placekicker  The Post Star

GLENS FALLS — The best weapon for the Glens Falls football team's defense is not a player who makes many tackles or interceptions.

Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III leads Glens Falls to Class B football title game

Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III quarterbacked the Glens Falls football team to a win in the Class B state semifinals on Saturday. (Katrina Tulloch ...

Thomas P. Knapp  Glens Falls Post-Star

February 9, 1949 — August 11, 2018 HUDSON FALLS — Thomas P. Knapp, 69, passed away on Saturday, Aug.11, 2018, at Glens Falls Hospital.

Syracuse basketball target Joe Girard III passes for 5 TDs in Glens Falls' 1st loss

Joe Girard III, a highly-touted basketball recruit, threw for five touchdowns on Saturday, but it wasn't enough to avoid a loss to Queensbury.

Syracuse basketball's Joe Girard leads Glens Falls to Section II final

Joe Girard III has committed to play basketball at Syracuse. On Saturday, he helped Glens Falls High School advance to the Section II football final. (Katrina ...

Glens Falls rolls to victory in Class B football  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — With the weight of a college decision off of his mind, Joseph Girard III was able to just focus on football this week.

Pay-per-view high school football is disservice to taxpayers  Glens Falls Post-Star

I planned my Saturday afternoon around watching college football and the Glens Falls High School state championship football game.

Syracuse lands high-scoring prospect Joe Girard III  Associated Press

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Joe Girard III, New York state's all-time leading scorer in high school basketball, has committed to play for the Syracuse Orange.

City, district approve agreement for Glens Falls school resource officer  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — The Glens Falls City School District will have a full-time school resource officer starting in January.

Roundup: Joseph Girard scores season-high 53 points in win  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS 91, HUDSON FALLS 63. League: Foothills Council. Hudson Falls. 2P 3P FT TP. Varney 1 0 3 5. Maddison 5 2 4 20. Pond 1 3 0 11. Keenan 1 0 0 ...

Girard wins City of Palms 3-point contest  Glens Falls Post-Star

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Glens Falls senior Joseph Girard III added another honor to his growing list on Wednesday night. He won the City of Palms Classic ...

Feb. 27 Legion program will focus on American Revolution  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — This year marks the third year of the American Legion Speaker Series at the Salvation Army gym at 37 Broad St.

School administration hires sweep area  Glens Falls Post-Star

As the summer kicks in, area school districts are filling in their administration positions. Queensbury and South Glens Falls have made some recent hires, as ...

Photos: Glens Falls Middle School celebrates honor, hears speakers  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Glens Falls Middle School has been designated as a 2018 Essential Elements: Schools to Watch for its success in educating its students.

Photos: Smith family holiday display | Photo Galleries |  Glens Falls Post-Star

For almost 30 years the Smith family has been creating a winter wonderland for Glens Falls residents.

UPDATED: Moreau man killed in Route 9 accident  Glens Falls Post-Star

MOREAU — A 23-year-old man from Moreau was killed early Wednesday in a crash on Route 9, officials said.

Police: Two teens referred to probation for SGF school fight  Glens Falls Post-Star

MOREAU — Two teenage girls were referred to the Saratoga County Probation Department for possible prosecution for last week's South Glens Falls High ...

Syracuse basketball target Joe Girard III propels Glens Falls to football rout over rival

Joe Girard III, a highly-touted shooting guard in the 2019 class, threw for four touchdowns to lead Glens Falls to a rout of rival Hudson Falls on Saturday.

Post-Star announces Teen Excellence honorees for 2019 | Local  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Honorees for The Post-Star's 2019 Teen Excellence Awards have been announced.

Police renew request for help in hit-and-run  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Police said they have gotten a few leads as they try to find the driver who hit a woman in a crosswalk and fled the scene last.

Edwin E. Maxam  Glens Falls Post-Star

March 27, 1933 — November 24, 2018. SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Edwin E. Maxam, 85, of South Glens Falls, went to be with his wife in heaven Saturday, Nov.

Joe Girard III commits to Syracuse basketball

Glen Falls, N.Y. -- Joe Girard III, a 6-foot-2 guard from Glens Falls, N.Y., has committed to Syracuse University. Girard made the announcement during a press ...

Marie R. Paling | Obituaries |  Glens Falls Post-Star

QUEENSBURY — Marie R. Paling, 87, of Queensbury, passed away on Feb. 2, 2019 in New Hampshire.

Photos: Adirondack Thunder vs. Reading; Glens Falls football champs honored  Glens Falls Post-Star

The Glens Falls High School state football champions were honored Saturday during the Adirondack Thunder's game against the Reading Royals at Cool ...

Sportsperson of the Year: Joseph Girard III  Times Union

Glens Falls. The best of times may very well still be in front of Joseph Girard III, the 6-foot-2 all-purpose athlete at Glens Falls High School. But, 2018 wasn't bad, ...

Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III sets another New York state scoring mark

The Glens Falls guard became the all-time leading scorer in New York State history for boys or girls on Tuesday night.

Celia “C.C” Merrithew  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Celia “C.C.” Merrithew, 62, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, unexpectedly at her home.

Joseph Girard III to announce college decision Sunday  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Glens Falls senior and coveted national basketball prospect Joseph Girard III will announce his verbal college commitment Sunday at 7 p.m. ...

Syracuse basketball target Joe Girard III has 2 TDs in Glens Falls loss

Joe Girard III, a highly-regarded basketball prospect, rushed for a touchdown and passed for another in a Glens Falls loss on Saturday.

David A. Usher  Glens Falls Post-Star

March 5, 1965 — September 15, 2018. SOUTH GLENS FALLS — David A. Usher, 53, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at his home due to ...

Can Joe Girard continue fairy-tale basketball career in big pond of D-I hoops?

The sharp-shooting guard is choosing between the Orange, Boston College, Michigan, Duke, Notre Dame and Penn State.

South Glens Falls High School hosts 41st Dance Marathon  NEWS10 ABC

Since last night, more than 800 students have been showing off their moves here at the South High Marathon Dance. For 28 hours they've been raising money ...

MARY LOUISE BEAUPRE  Glens Falls Post-Star

March 18, 1936 — Oct. 13, 2018. GLENS FALLS — Mary Louise Beaupre, 82, of Ridge Street, Glens Falls, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at her home.

Norman Howard Dobert  Glens Falls Post-Star

1932 — November 28, 2018. QUEENSBURY — Norman Howard Dobert (yes, of blue moon ice cream fame) passed away peacefully on Nov. 28, 2018.

Rose M. Cafaro | Obituaries |  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Rose M. Cafaro, 96, formerly of Robert Gardens, Queensbury, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 at Home of the Good Shepherd, South ...

No. 8: All eyes were on Joseph Girard  Glens Falls Post-Star

The year began with Joseph Girard chasing state records and heading toward a much-anticipated college announcement.

Blog: New York Times recounts the legend of JG3  Glens Falls Post-Star

You might have seen it shared all over social media the last couple of days, but if you didn't here is a link to an interesting article the New York Times assigned a ...

Joseph Girard III named MVP of Class B North football  Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls senior quarterback/safety Joseph Girard III has been named the Most Valuable Player in Class B North football. Girard has passed for more than ...

Bob Jenkins  Glens Falls Post-Star

July 11, 1936 — July 10, 2018. SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Bob Jenkins, 81, passed away on July 10, 2018 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Sights and sounds from Syracuse basketball recruit Joe Girard III's Senior Night

Glens Falls, N.Y. -- Joe Girard III is a heavily-recruited shooting guard in the 2019 class, but he is also the starting quarterback for the Glens Falls High School ...

Marie DePan Herlihy  Glens Falls Post-Star

October 9, 1919 — January 22, 2019. GLENS FALLS — Marie DePan Herlihy, 99 years old, a lifelong resident of the area, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, ...

Glens Falls Middle School principal appointed  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — A Saratoga Springs elementary school principal has been named as the next principal of Glens Falls Middle School.

Shirley L. Mannis  Glens Falls Post-Star

January 14, 1935 — October 19, 2018. QUEENSBURY — Shirley L. Mannis, 83, of Fourth Street, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at Fort Hudson Nursing ...

Q&A with Joe Girard III: Star athlete reflects on hoops, football, family and goals  Glens Falls Post-Star

Because of his athletic prowess, Joe Girard III is already a household name nationally — and he is just starting his senior year at Glens Falls High School.

Silvernell, in return to school, tells students to be themselves  Glens Falls Post-Star

Delaney Silvernell, right, holds her flowers Wednesday as the Queensbury Union Free School District honors her with an assembly in the middle school ...

Glens Falls hands Gloversville first loss, 89-78 | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

GLENS FALLS — Coming off a successful trip to New York City and claiming the Columbia Prep Tournament title, the Gloversville Dragons were ready for an ...

Betsy K. Austin  Glens Falls Post-Star

June 21, 1933 — January 16, 2019. GLENS FALLS — Betsy K. Austin, 85, of Glens Falls, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 with her family ...

Photos: Queensbury vs. Glens Falls boys lacrosse | Lacrosse  Glens Falls Post-Star

Queensbury's Dawson Laluna high-fives Nico Mattia (10) after Mattia's goal against Glens Falls during Thursday's boys lacrosse game at Glens Falls High ...

Dickson Graves Haviland,  Glens Falls Post-Star

April 8, 1944 — February 2, 2019. QUEENSBURY — Dickson Graves Haviland, 74, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Born in Indianapolis ...

Lois DeLong Rhodes  Glens Falls Post-Star

November 6, 1925 — October 29, 2018. QUEENSBURY — Lois DeLong Rhodes, 92 of Queensbury, passed away, Monday Oct. 29, 2018, peacefully with her ...

Gary 'Goog' Langdon  Glens Falls Post-Star

October 5, 1948 — October 28th, 2018. QUEENSBURY — It is with great sadness that I have to announce the passing on Oct. 28, 2018 of my loving husband of ...

Nancy Robertson Greene  Glens Falls Post-Star

May 19, 1952 — December 31, 2018. QUEENSBURY — Nancy Robertson Greene, 66, of Queensbury, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. She was born May 19, ...

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