Fast-paced sport combines elements of basketball and handball
Cavottaball might be the most difficult sport to describe and the most fun to watch. It combines elements of basketball and team handball, but it also adds twists which lead to fast games and intense action.
Shaker senior wins state high school title by three strokes
Being consistent paid off in a big way for Davis Jensen. The Shaker High School senior shot a first-round score of 74 and a second-round score of 73 to win the New York State Public High School Athletic Association golf championship June 2 and 3 at Cornell University's Robert Trent Jones Golf Course.
In this week's poll, we want to know which team had the best spring season. Here are your five choices in the Delmar/Guilderland area.
Early runs propel Lady Dutch to Sectional title
The Guilderland-Bethlehem softball rivalry took on an added dimension Friday at Clifton Common.
Lady Dutch to meet Bethlehem in Friday's Class AA final
Guilderland made both of its hits count in a 4-1 victory over Colonie in Wednesday's Section II Class AA softball semifinals at Veeder Park.
Blue Bison score all of their runs with two outs
Shaker used a pair of two-out rallies to defeat Guilderland 7-3 in Tuesday's Section II Class AA baseball semifinal game at Joseph Bruno Stadium.
Blue Bison push across four runs in sixth inning to beat Schenectady
The Shaker baseball team scored four times in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a 6-2 victory over Schenectady in the completion of a Section II Class AA quarterfinal game Monday.
Rogers leads Plainsmen to Class A title
With one big push, the Shenendehowa boys lacrosse team took control of Saturday's Section II Class A final. The Plainsmen went on a 9-0 run in the second half to pull away for an 18-10 victory over Shaker at the University at Albany's John Fallon Field.
Three-run homer in sixth inning propels Lady Dutch past Columbia
Mallory Harrigan's three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning helped Guilderland defeat Columbia 7-5 in Friday's Section II Class AA softball quarterfinal game.
Shaker coach unhappy with officiating following loss
For the Guilderland girls lacrosse team, Thursday's 15-8 victory over Shaker in the Section II Class A final ended three years of frustration. For Shaker, the frustration may last into next season.
After winning team championship, Dutchmen send two doubles teams to states
Thursday's Section II doubles championship tennis match proved to be a perfect conclusion to a great week for Guilderland.
Bison eliminate Colonie in quarterfinals; will face CBA in semis
No. 3 Shaker needed a big third quarter to eliminate No. 6 Colonie 9-2 in Tuesday's Section II Class A boys lacrosse quarterfinals.
Five-goal third quarter is the difference against Saratoga
No. 4 Guilderland advanced to the Section II Class A boys lacrosse semifinals with Tuesday's 9-6 win over No. 5 Saratoga Springs.
Four-run third inning propels Spartans
Several hours after the Section II baseball playoff seeding meeting at the Boght Baseball Complex, two of the more highly-regarded teams in their respective classes played each other in their final regular season game.
Eagles use 9-0 run to put away Schenectady in opening round
The Bethlehem boys lacrosse team scored more goals in one quarter than it did in all but two of its 16 regular season games.
Blue Bison keep their hopes alive for a share of the North Division title
The battle for Suburban Council North Division supremacy will go to the final regular season game.
Mineau's four goals spark Garnet Raiders
The Colonie boys lacrosse team pulled out a 7-6 overtime victory over Bethlehem in Tuesday's Suburban Council South Division game.
Pitcher helps her own cause with three hits
Mallory Harrigan had a big afternoon in the pitcher's circle and at the plate for the Guilderland softball team.
Pole vaulters, sprinters lead Blue Bison
It was another strong track meet for Shaker's pole vaulters. James Steck, Casey Ogden and Dan Gavin swept the top three places to help the Blue Bison run away with the team title at Friday's Suburban Council Track and Field Championships at Shenendehowa High School.
Bell and Greenberg also earn individual wins
Four Bethlehem boys earned individual wins at Friday's Suburban Council Track and Field Championships at Shenendehowa High School.
Balanced attack helps Dutchmen defeat the Eagles
Eight Guilderland players scored goals in Friday's 11-3 Suburban Council boys lacrosse victory over Bethlehem.
DiNapoli home run highlights Eagles victory
The Bethlehem baseball team pulled away for a 5-1 victory over Guilderland in Friday's Coaches vs. Cancer game at Joseph Bruno Stadium.
Tewksbury tosses three-hitter for Lady Dutch
The Guilderland softball team pulled away in the last three innings to defeat Bethlehem 6-2 in Thursday's Suburban Council South Division game.
Dyer and Polsinelli combine for nine goals in victory
The Guilderland boys lacrosse team jumped out to a 9-2 halftime lead and cruised to a 12-6 Suburban Council South Division victory over Columbia Wednesday.
Comber makes 11 saves for Bethlehem in loss
Albany Academy edged Bethlehem 5-4 in Wednesday's non-league boys lacrosse game.
Blue Bison score three runs in bottom of the sixth inning
The Shaker baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out an 8-6 non-league win against Lansingburgh Wednesday.
Bethlehem gets most of its runs early against Averill Park
It didn't take long for the Bethlehem baseball team to get its bats going in a 14-4 Suburban Council South Division victory over Averill Park Tuesday.
Six-run sixth inning secures Scotties victory
Jon Mueller pitched a three-hitter to lead Ballston Spa past Shaker 10-1 in Tuesday's Suburban Council North Division baseball game.
Seventh-inning run propels Lady Dutch to divisional win
Guilderland scored the winning run in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Columbia 3-2 in Tuesday's Suburban Council South Division softball game.
The Guilderland boys track and field team had mixed results at Tuesday's Suburban Council duel meet at Ballston Spa.
A four-goal third quarter breaks open close game
For the second time this season, the Shaker boys lacrosse team needed a big quarter to put Bethlehem away.
Dyer's five-goal game lifts Dutchmen to sixth straight win
The Guilderland boys lacrosse team extended its winning streak to six games with Monday's 11-8 Suburban Council victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
DiNapoli leads Eagles past Queensbury
The Bethlehem baseball team bounced back from Friday's 5-3 loss to Shaker by defeating Queensbury 5-1 in Saturday's non-league home game.
Sinko allows one earned run in complete-game win
The Shaker baseball team kept pace with North Division-leading Shenendehowa and locked up a Section II Class AA playoff berth with Friday's 5-3 Suburban Council victory over Bethlehem.
Seven-run fifth inning breaks the game open
The Guilderland softball team churned out 23 hits in a 15-0 Suburban Council victory at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Friday.
Ciccone strikes out 8 for victory
The Colonie baseball team picked up a key Suburban Council victory in its quest for a Section II Class AA playoff berth by beating Ballston Spa 5-2 Friday.
Crosstown rivals go under the lights to support Rivers Scholarship Fund
The annual Colonie-Shaker softball game took on a different aura Wednesday night.
Harrigan, Greco provide RBI doubles for Lady Dutch
The Guilderland softball team made the most out of its four hits in a 3-1 Suburban Council victory over Saratoga Springs Wednesday.
Mueller drives in three runs for Eagles against Niskayuna
Bethlehem scored six runs in the fourth inning to pull away for a 7-3 victory over visiting Niskayuna in Wednesday's Suburban Council baseball game.
Cassillo triple jumpstarts Bison bats
The Shaker baseball team bounced back from Friday's 14-4 loss to Shenendehowa by beating Niskayna 6-2 Monday in Latham.
Guilderland graduate signs three-year free agent contract with the Buffalo Bills
Drew Smith didn’t hear his name called, but he got the call he wanted.
Three-run seventh inning propels Bethlehem to victory
Bethlehem scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge Scotia-Glenville 6-5 in Saturday's non-league baseball game.
Blue Bison one of two undefeated teams left in Suburban Council
There are two undefeated boys lacrosse teams left in the Suburban Council. Come Tuesday, there will be only one.
The Shenendehowa baseball team used a seven-run second inning to propel itself to a 14-4 victory over Shaker in Friday's Suburban Council North Division game at Joseph Bruno Stadium.
Lady Dutch score three times in ninth inning to pull out victory
The Guilderland softball team scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull out a 7-6 victory over Averill Park in Friday's Suburban Council South Division game.
Most of Eagles' 15 runs come in first three innings
The Bethlehem baseball team scored 11 runs over the first three innings on its way to a 15-1 Suburban Council victory over Mohonasen Thursday.
Leahey, King account for 10 goals for Blue Bison
A nine-goal second quarter turned a close game into a rout, as Shaker pulled away for a 23-2 Suburban Council boys lacrosse victory over Columbia Wednesday.
Three Blue Bison pitchers combine on two-hitter
Three pitchers combined on a two-hitter to help Shaker defeat Catskill 10-2 in Wednesday's non-league baseball game.
Mueller's bases-loaded single in seventh inning lifts Eagles
Eric Mueller's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh inning drove in the winning run as Bethlehem rallied past Saratoga 6-5 in Tuesday's Suburban Council baseball game.
Tewksbury, Harrigan combine on four-hit shutout
Mallory Harrigan and Taylor Tewksbury combined on a four-hit shutout to guide Guilderland to a 1-0 Suburban Council softball victory over Ballston Spa Tuesday.