Bethlehem couldn’t keep up with Ossining’s pace in state semifinal loss
The Bethlehem girls basketball team defeated defending Section 2 champion Shenendehowa and defending regional champion Cicero-North Syracuse to reach the Class AA state semifinals. Playing the defending state champions proved to be too difficult for the Lady Eagles, though.
This appears in the March 18 editions of Spotlight News.
District weights lifting funding burden off booster clubs, cutting freshman football
After years of looking towards school sports for potential budget reductions, district leaders are proposing to increase overall funding to athletic programming.
Colonie, Shaker understand where they stand in Suburban Council
There is a reality Suburban Council boys lacrosse teams must face up to these days. If you’re not Niskayuna or Shenendehowa, you’re playing for third place.
CBA lacrosse has seven-game road trip on its 2015 independent schedule
Christian Brothers Academy boys lacrosse coach Tim Vivian is taking advantage of his team’s independent status this season.
Bethlehem girls basketball team advances to Final Four after knocking off Cicero-North Syracuse in regionals
At the rate it is going, anything seems possible for the Bethlehem girls basketball team.
Gabby Giacone's 25 points propel Lady Eagles past Shen in finals
This time, the stage wasn’t too big for the Bethlehem girls basketball team.
All Suburban Council final set in Class AA
For the first time since the state athletic association added Class AA to boys basketball, a Suburban Council team will win the largest school division title in Section 2.
Colonie upends Albany, while Shaker needs OT to beat Columbia
The Colonie girls basketball team upset Albany 63-55, while Shaker outlasted Columbia 52-44 in overtime in the Section 2 Class AA quarterfinals Monday, March 2.
Gabby Giacone leads Lady Eagles past Catholic Central
The Bethlehem girls basketball team punched its ticket to the Section 2 Class AA semifinals with a 62-43 quarterfinal win against Catholic Central Monday, March 2.
Wine, Sischo help Platek and Guilderland defeat CBA in quarterfinals
It was a different story in the Section 2 Class AA boys basketball quarterfinals Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hudson Valley Community College. Guilderland (18-3) used a three-pronged attack to defeat CBA 65-57.
Catholic Central hangs on for two-point win
The Bethlehem boys basketball team fell short of reaching the Section 2 Class AA semifinals with a 52-50 loss to Catholic Central Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hudson Valley Community College.
Johnson, Podlaski earn individual victories at Sectional meet
Shaker’s Ronel Forde eased past the field in the boys triple jump at the Section 2 Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 25 and 26 at the University at Albany’s SEFCU Arena.
Shaker’s William Matz was the lone Section 2 swimmer to reach the finals of a race at this year’s New York State Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at Ithaca College.
Guilderland regional a precursor to statewide cheerleading championships in 2016
Patty Palmer has taken her Guilderland High School cheerleading team to the national Contest of Champions at Disneyworld 13 times.
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