Canadian duo Whitehorse brings its brand of Americana to Albany
The first thing Melissa McClelland did when she answered the phone on the road in Wisconsin was apologize for her crying 9-month-old son in the background.
Dutchmen score last three goals to beat Garnet Raiders
The Colonie boys lacrosse team had an up-and-down first week.
Shaker scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to pull out an 8-6 victory over Christian Brothers Academy in a non-league baseball game Tuesday, April 7.
Shaker held on to edge Bethlehem 14-13 in a Suburban Council South Division game Tuesday, April 7.
Rounds calls victory a confidence booster
Guilderland dominated the first quarter, but Bethlehem dominated the rest of the game.
Haley Schultz’s late goal lifts Burnt Hills past Shaker
As one might expect, a girls lacrosse game between the defending Section 2 Class A and Class B champions went down to the wire.
Colonie seeks playoff spot with veteran lineup
Kyle Ruth has been to the Section 2 Class AA baseball playoffs once in his career. That was when he was a freshman with the Colonie Garnet Raiders.
Blue Bison return four all-stars from last year
There were only two baseball teams that defeated Shenendehowa last year: Victor (Section 5) in the state final and Shaker.
Carroll, Dunham win Delmar Dash on a winter-like morning
Patrick Carroll and Sara Dunham added their names to the list of Delmar Dash winners.
Life in the Suburban Council South Division won’t be easier for the Bethlehem and Guilderland baseball teams this season.
Shaker looks to remain on top of the heap, while Colonie wants to move up
Two girls lacrosse teams in the town have different sets of goals.
Bethlehem and Guilderland meet on the boys lacrosse field for the first time on April 2. Before that happens, here is a look at the two Suburban Council South Division rivals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Matz wins two individual titles to help Shaker fend off Shen at Division 1 meet
The Shaker boys swim team fended off Shenendehowa to win the Section 2 Division 1 title 506-505 Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Shenendehowa Aquatic Center.
CBA wins first Sectional title, while Colonie girls repeat as overall champions
The Christian Brothers Academy and Colonie girls bowling teams are bound for Syracuse.
New Albany Institute exhibits showcase America’s Pastime
What do Brian Sweeney and Babe Ruth have in common? Both of them are featured in a new, three-part baseball exhibit at the Albany Institute of History and Art.
Pastore picks Georgetown, Smith heads to Merrimack and Wynn picks UAlbany
Three members of the Christian Brothers Academy football team announced their college choices on National Letter Intent Signing Day Wednesday, Feb. 4.
Colonie, Shaker perform well at Section 2 Class A wrestling tournament
It was a good day for the Colonie and Shaker wrestling teams. Colonie had two individual champions and placed fourth in the team standings, while Shaker had four finalists and finished fifth as a team at the Section 2 Class A wrestling championships Saturday, Feb. 7, at Columbia High School.
Platek leads the way for Guilderland in victory over Averill Park
The Guilderland boys basketball team clinched the Suburban Council South Division title with a 68-52 victory over Averill Park Friday, Feb. 6.
Two Guilderland wrestlers make finals at Section 2 Class A tournament
Guilderland’s Andy Cummings won the 195-pound division title at the Section 2 Class A wrestling championships Saturday, Feb. 7, at Columbia High School.
Four Bethlehem players reach double figures in 19-point win
One week after suffering a 17-point home loss against Guilderland, the Bethlehem boys basketball team turned the tables on Mohonasen and beat the Mighty Warriors 63-44 Friday, Jan. 30, in Rotterdam.
CBA hands Guilderland its second loss of season
Christian Brothers Academy started strong and fended off Guilderland 83-75 in a non-league boys basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 28.
Voorheesville takes control quickly against Albany Academy for Girls
The Voorheesville girls basketball team avenged an earlier loss to Albany Academy by beating the Bears 66-43 Friday, Jan. 30, in a Colonial Council game.
Ralph Simeone's 25 points pace Dutchmen
The Guilderland boys basketball team defeated a shorthanded Bethlehem squad 71-54 in a Suburban Council South Division game Friday, Jan. 23.
Bennett's OT goal lifts Storm past Shaker/Colonie
The longest losing streak in Section 2 hockey ended Friday, Jan. 23.
Lott, Johnston lead Blue Devils past Garnet Raiders
Selena Lott and Nastasja Johnston each scored 23 points to lead Columbia past Colonie 64-55 in a Suburban Council South Division game Friday, Jan. 23.
McCarroll records two goals and assist for Shaker/Colonie
Shaker/Colonie defeated Christian Brothers Academy 4-1 Saturday, Jan. 24, in the second of two meetings between the schools that call the Albany County Hockey Training Facility their home rink.
League admits Albany, Troy, CBA and Schenectady
The Suburban Council is growing.
Eagles rally from 13-point deficit to beat Blue Bison in overtime
The Bethlehem girls basketball team did something no other team had done at Shaker since December 2010.
Bethlehem hockey team to raise money and awareness of alopecia Jan. 21
The Bethlehem hockey team is raising money and awareness for a new cause this season.
The Christian Brothers Academy hockey team is still searching for its first league win of the season.
Mohonasen beats Colonie in Dagostino’s return to Rotterdam
Ken Dagostino’s return to Mohonasen didn’t go well for he and the Colonie boys basketball team.
Bethlehem wins championships in softball and girls soccer as underdogs
As is our tradition, it’s time to look back at the sports headlines of 2014.
Colonie bowlers, Shaker lacrosse and Colonie Little Leaguers lead the way
As is our tradition, we are taking a look back at the year in sports.
Guilderland guard drops 41 points on Shaker
The Shaker boys basketball team couldn’t stop Andrew Platek.
Pins help Colonie wrestling team defeat Bethlehem
The Colonie wrestling team defended its home turf by beating Bethlehem 52-25 in a Suburban Council dual meet Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Junior guard scores 41 points to lead Guilderland past Shaker
Andrew Platek was a one-man wrecking crew for the Guilderland boys basketball team.
Boyd, Wright and Tangora pin their opponents for BC
Gaps in its lineup hurt the Bethlehem wrestling team in a 52-25 Suburban Council loss to Colonie Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Mark Schultz holds Colonie clinic as part of a two-day regional visit
Mark Schultz made his first step back into wrestling at Colonie Central High School Sunday, Dec. 14.