Local agencies work together in case of fuel fire
SCOTIA — The NY Air National Guard’s 109th Arilift Wing hosted a major accident response exercise on June 14 at Stratton Air Base with local emergency agencies. The exercise simulated a tanker truck explosion and included simulated victims played by members of the Civil Air Patrol and Cadets.
Boys Lacrosse teams from North Colonie traveled to Burnt Hills on May 5 to take on the Spartans.
CBA traveled to Glenville to take on BHBS. The game was Senior Night for the Spartans and they came out strong, scoring four goals in the first period. BHBS won the contest 4-0.
Photos from Dec. 12 contest between Bethlehem and Shenendehowa
Guilderland travelled to undefeated Shenendehowa on Oct. 17 to take on the Plainsmen in the final game of the regular season.
Saratoga travelled to Clifton Park to take on Shenendehowa on Sept. 26 with the plan of stopping the Plainsmen on the ground, but Shen countered with a huge passing game. Shen won the contest 35-6. See the photos.
In high school football action, Bethlehem wins at Ballston Spa on Sept. 12 26-21. These are photos from the game.
Double M is full of tosses and turns
A sign of summer in Ballston Spa is the Double M Professional Rodeo each Friday and Saturday night.
These are photos from the Shaker vs Saratoga Boys Basketball game on Jan. 31 in Saratoga
Burnt Hills advanced to the next round of the playoffs in Boys Volleyball on Nov. 1 defeating Mohonasen in the Section II, Division 2 finals
It came down to one kick with one second left for Guilderland to advance in the Section 2 playoffs against Colonie on Oct. 25.
The Spartans welcomed home alumni on Oct. 12 with a stunning 49-0 victory over Amsterdam. See all the pictures from the game.
Burnt Hills Ballston Lake dominated South Glens Falls on Oct. 4 with a 60-14 win over the Bulldogs. These are photos from the game.
Christian Brother Academy beat Ballston Spa 42-0. See all the photos from the game.
Saratoga came back from a tough loss last week and beat Bethlehem 45-14 on Oct. 4.
This is a photo gallery from the CBA vs Saratoga boys varsity football game on Sept. 27.
Bell tower damaged - church survives
The Ballston Center Reformed Presbyterian Church was the target of a lightning strike during the strong thunderstorms that rolled through on Wed. night.
The Spartans continued their winning ways from last year winning 69-25 over Lansingburgh. The Knights visited Burnt Hills in the opening game of the High School season on Sept. 6, but found out the Spartans were ready to play.
Close contest in opener
Guilderland and Ballston Spa battled it out on the gridiron on Sept 6 on opening day of the 2013 Section 2 boys high school season. The Scotties were leading into the fourth quarter when Guilderland made a 14-0 run to win the contest 28-21. See all the photos.
Do you know who this is?
Do you know who this player is? See the photos from Ballston Spa on Feb 2 of the girls basketball contest with Niskayuna.
Guilderland traveled to Burnt Hills to take on Burnt Hills on Jan 25. See all the photos.
Guilderland traveled to Saratoga to take on the Blue Streaks on Jan 18. The Dutch pulled of the close win 41-39. See all the photos.
These are photos of ice hockey from Saratoga against Williamsville North.
Tartans on a tear. The Scotia-Glenville boys basketball team hosted South Glens Falls on Dec. 21. See the photos of the game.
Spartans sprint past the Silver Warriors
These are photos from Friday's boys basketball showdown in Burnt Hills.
Photo Gallery from Saratoga vs Burnt Hills girls basketball.
This Point of View column appeared in the Nov. 7 and 8, 2012, editions of The Spotlight.
The Burnt Hills Ballston Lake high school football team took a step closer to once again reach the state finals defeating Amsterdam 48-6 on Nov. 3 in the Section 2 Class A Superbowl.
Shenendehowa passes Columbia on the way to the Section 2 Class AA Superbowl.
Moves forward in Section 2 playoffs
Burnt Hills Ballston Lake football took a step closer to making a deep run in the playoffs on Oct. 19 against Mohonasen. The Spartans downed the Warriors 68-6.
Ballston Spa needed quarter points and a win over Saratoga to make the playoffs. Ballston got both downing the Blue Streaks 34-0.
Saratoga traveled to Shenendehowa on Sept. 5 and ran into a fired up Plainsmen team. After suffering a loss the previous week, Shen came out gunning and did not look back in a 49-0 win over the Blue Streaks.
Burnt Hill-Ballston Lake stomped Gloversville with an efficient offense and a stout defense. The Spartans scored 54 unanswered points to win 54-7 on Sept. 29.
Albany traveled to Saratoga to take on the Blue Streaks but stumbled 47-25 on Sept. 14.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake defeats Schalmont 34-0 in a clash of defending Section II champions from different classes. Photos by John and Joseph McIntyre
The high school football season began Friday night for Niskayuna as they traveled to Saratoga Springs to take on the Blue Streaks. There are three galleries of the action.
Auto racing is big in Malta
Engines were roaring in Malta on Friday night as the Albany-Saratoga Speedway came to life. Thousands of people came out to see local dirt cars battle it out for cash and prizes.
The dirt was flying and hoofs thundering at the Double M Rodeo August 11. This Gallery shows the courage of the performers during the event. Lots of pictures to see.
The annual rite of spring takes place at Uncle Sam’s Homemade Chocolates in Schenectady is the making of Easter Bunnies. Joe Suhrada, owner of Uncle Sam’s, shows the steps in crafting the chocolate treats.
This is a photo gallery of pictures from Saratoga County on Sunday, Aug. 28.