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Inspired Raiders win

Carras’ presence helps Colonie romp past Ballston Spa

Following three consecutive losses to start the season, the Colonie girls lacrosse team drew inspiration from one of its former players to earn its first victory.

Sports poll: Where does Siena's CBI championship rank among the top moments in the mens basketball program's history?

This poll question appears in the April 9 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Youth leads the way at the 2014 Delmar Dash

Serafini, Hogan set course records

Two young runners pushed the pace at Sunday's Delmar Dash.

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Photo gallery: Delmar Dash 2014

The 2014 Delmar Dash took place Sunday, April 6. Former Niskayuna High School track star Louis Serafini won the men's title with a time of 24:43, three seconds ahead of Voorheesville's Macky Lloyd, while Saratoga Springs resident Megan Hogan defended her women's division title with a time of 26:42.

Sports poll: Do you think Opening Day of the Major League Baseball season should be declared a national holiday?

This sports poll question appears in the April 2 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

Softball: Sectional finalists prepare for 2014

Guilderland seeks more than Class AA title it won against Bethlehem in 2013

The Guilderland softball team wants more than another Section II Class AA title.

Baseball: Blue Bison itching to get outside

Shaker scheduled to start season Thursday against Lansingburgh

Like every baseball team in Section II, the Shaker Blue Bison are sick and tired of being cooped up inside the gym for practices.

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Delmar Dash field takes shape

Sunday's race features some of the top Capital District runners

Aaron and Diana Knobloch know the drill now. The married couple are in their second year of organizing the Delmar Dash, and Aaron said they used the knowledge they gained last year to get an earlier start in putting together the annual 5-mile race.

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Boys lacrosse: Slow first half dooms Brothers

Suffern wards off CBA’s challenge in the second half

This wasn’t the effort coach Tim Vivian wanted to see out of his Christian Brothers Academy lacrosse team. Section I’s Suffern limited the Brothers to one goal in the first half on its way to a 9-5 non-league victory in Saturday’s non-league game at Troy High School.

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Boys lacrosse: Guilderland wins opener

Kevin Dyer’s go-ahead goal sparks Guilderland against Queensbury

Sean McConaghy wasn’t certain what he’d see out of his Guilderland boys lacrosse team in Saturday’s season opener against Queensbury. What McConaghy saw, he liked.

Sports poll: How far will the Union College hockey team go in the NCAA Tournament?

This poll question appears in the March 26 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Boys lacrosse: Experience matters

Bethlehem seeks improvement following sub-.500 finish

Can a year of experience make a big difference in the win-loss column? Bethlehem boys lacrosse coach Dave Rounds said that’s what he’s hoping for.

Boys lacrosse: Young Dutchmen have a lot to learn

Key injuries affect Guilderland before the season begins

The Guilderland boys lacrosse team is facing hardships already, and the start of the regular season is still three days away.

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Darby Wilson Jr. grapples with success

Shaker student schooled in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ranked ninth nationally

Darby Wilson Jr. enjoys a challenge. The Shaker High School student competes regionally on the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) circuit – a tour where Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes such as Wilson compete against other types of grapplers including wrestling and judo.

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A look back in Delmar/Guilderland sports

Voorheesville's run to boys basketball Sectional title highlights winter season

With two weeks remaining before the start of the spring sports season, it’s time to take a glance back at the recently completed winter season.

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