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Rob Jonas

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Boys basketball: Fast starts propel CBA, Shenendehowa

Christian Brothers Academy opened the game on a 24-5 run and cruised to a 71-51 Suburban Council boys basketball victory over Averill Park Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Girls basketball: Shenendehowa nearly doubles up Bethlehem

Shenendehowa dominated the first eight minutes of the game on its way to a 67-34 victory over Bethlehem in a battle of Suburban Council unbeaten girls basketball teams Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Girls basketball: Jenna Giacone strikes again for Bethlehem in victory

Jenna Giacone had another big game for the Bethlehem girls basketball team.

Boys basketball: Christian Brothers Academy rallies past Bethlehem

Christian Brothers Academy pulled out a 68-67 victory over Bethlehem in a Suburban Council boys basketball game Friday, Dec. 4.

Boys basketball: Andrew Sischo's 30 points propel Guilderland past Schenectady

Andrew Sischo scored 30 points to lead Guilderland past Schenectady 72-62 in a Suburban Council boys basketball game Friday, Dec. 4.

Hockey: Shaker/Colonie earns first win

Shaker/Colonie shut out Guilderland/Mohonasen/Scotia 5-0 in its first Capital District High School Hockey League game of the season Friday, Dec. 4, at the Albany County Hockey Facility.

Shaker needs overtime to edge Averill Park in girls basketball showdown

The Shaker girls basketball team edged Averill Park 55-54 in overtime to win its Suburban Council season opener Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Bethlehem races past Schenectady in girls basketball opener

The Bethlehem girls basketball team eased past Schenectady 91-27 in its Suburban Council opener Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Colonie, Shaker earn their first boys basketball victories of the season

The Colonie and Shaker boys basketball teams won their Suburban Council openers Tuesday, Dec. 1.

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Shaker graduate lauded for his work with the Albany football program

In one season, Joey DiPiazza’s “we-building” turned the Albany High School football program from a doormat into a respectable team, complete with a new, on-campus home field.

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Hockey season begins Friday for Bethlehem and Guilderland/Mohonasen/Scotia

The Section 2 hockey season begins this weekend with a handful of games featuring Bethlehem and Guilderland/Mohonasen/Scotia-Glenville.

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Marty Wendell reflects on a fruitful musical career

Some musicians rest on their laurels once they reach 70 years old. Not Marty Wendell.

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Caitlin Cucchiella guides UAlbany women's soccer into uncharted territory

The last few months have been a whirlwind for Caitlin Cucchiella.

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Organize Senior Moves makes downsizing and moving less stressful

Organize Senior Moves is an independently owned, locally-run business that focuses on helping senior citizens who are planning to move out of their home. Whether they are moving to a senior living community, a smaller home or out of the area, Organize Senior Moves is prepared to help make the transition as stress-free as possible.

Family fun at Lakeside Farms

At Lakeside Farms Country Market and Restaurant in Ballston Lake, it’s all about family.

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Kyle Brayton, Meg Versteegen win Crossings 5K Challenge

Kyle Brayton was in town to visit his girlfriend Sunday, Sept. 27, without any preconceived notion of running a five-kilometer race. Within a couple of hours, Brayton was celebrating a victory in the Crossings 5K Challenge.

Boys soccer: Shaker pushes past CBA

Shaker scored twice late in the first half and pulled away for a 3-1 victory over Christian Brothers Academy Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Boys soccer: Bethlehem slips past Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

Luke Dole and Mike Considine scored to lead Bethlehem to a 2-0 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Girls soccer: Colonie pulls away from Ballston Spa

The Colonie girls soccer team pulled away for a 5-1 Suburban Council victory over Ballston Spa Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Girls volleyball: Averill Park prevails at Guilderland

Averill Park won two tiebreakers to defeat Guilderland 3-1 Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a Suburban Council girls volleyball match.

Girls soccer: Guilderland eases past Averill Park

The Guilderland girls soccer team defeated Averill Park 4-1 Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a Suburban Council contest.

Boys soccer: Guilderland surges past Shaker

Antonio Lia's hat trick helped the Guilderland boys soccer team beat Shaker 4-2 Thursday, Sept. 10, in a Suburban Council contest.

Boys soccer: Bethlehem bounces back by beating Shen

After losing to Shaker two days earlier, the Bethlehem boys soccer team held on for a 2-1 Suburban Council victory over Shenendehowa Thursday, Sept. 10, in Delmar.

Golf: Niskayuna defeats Colonie in Suburban Council match

Niskayuna eased past Colonie 245-262 in a Suburban Council golf match Thursday, Sept. 10.

Girls swimming: Guilderville defeats Schenectady

The Guilderland-Voorheesville girls swim team raised its dual meet record to 2-0 with a 98-78 victory over Schenectady Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Girls swimming: Shaker cruises past Ballston Spa

Sedef Ishaque and Natalie Rumpelt each won a pair of individual events to lead the Shaker girls swim team to a season-opening 105-81 victory over Ballston Spa Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Cross country: Bethlehem boys, Colonie girls sweep first meet of season

The Bethlehem boys and Colonie girls cross country teams swept their head-to-head match-ups in a Suburban Council dual meet with Shaker and Niskayuna Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Elm Avenue Park.

Girls soccer: Shen edges Guilderland in early-season battle

Shenendehowa dealt Guilderland its first loss of the season with a 1-0 victory Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Suburban Council game.

Boys soccer: Shaker storms past Bethlehem in Suburban Council battle

Carter Haydock scored twice in the first 30 minutes of the game to lead Shaker to a 3-1 victory over Bethlehem Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Girls soccer: Saratoga doubles up Colonie

Saratoga Springs defeated Colonie 4-2 in a Suburban Council girls soccer game Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Colonie girls cross country surprises Shen at Ekiden Invitational

The Colonie girls cross country team got off to a strong start by having two relay teams place in the top four at the Ekiden Invitational Saturday, Sept. 5, at Iroquois Middle School.

Ballston Spa holds on to beat Colonie in football opener

The Colonie football team suffered a 20-19 loss to Ballston Spa in its season opener Friday, Sept. 4.

Shaker pulls away from CBA in football opener

Shaker scored the final 27 points of the evening to defeat Christian Brothers Academy 34-7 Friday, Sept. 4, in a Class AA crossover game.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake field hockey dominates second half against Shaker

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake scored four times in the second half to defeat Shaker 5-1 in a Suburban Council field hockey game Friday, Sept. 4.

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CBA, Colonie and Shaker must compensate for graduated players

All three Class AA football teams in Colonie are going through at least a partial rebuilding phase after each graduated several key players from last season.

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Voorheesville hopes to catch opponents off guard with its rookies

The Voorheesville football team fans will see at its home opener Saturday, Sept. 5, is not the same one they saw last year.

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Bethlehem, Guilderland reload at skill positions

The Section 2 Class AA football season starts Friday, Sept. 4, and Bethlehem and Guilderland are ready to go.

Roundup: Voorheesville boys and girls soccer teams open with wins

The Voorheesville girls soccer team began its Colonial Council season with a 7-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville Tuesday, Sept. 1.

Roundup: Bethlehem soccer teams dominate Schenectady

The Bethlehem boys soccer team began its Suburban Council season with a 7-0 victory over Schenectady Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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Albany, CBA, Schenectady and Troy officially begin playing in the Suburban Council

It’s a new era of Suburban Council sports. Beginning with the first varsity golf matches Monday, Aug. 24, the league is up to 16 schools.

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One and done

Albany Dutchmen rally to make the playoffs, only to lose in the first round

The Albany Dutchmen’s long, strange journey of 2015 ended with a postseason berth and a first-round playoff exit.

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Master of the board

Grogin wins title at international competition

Adam Grogin’s specialty is breaking boards.

Family farm market with old-time feel

Cider pressed and served by three generations of family

At Lakeside Farms Country Market and Restaurant in Ballston Lake, it’s all about family.

Custom furniture made in the USA

In a world of big box, one-size-fits-all furniture stores, Kugler’s Red Barn continues its mission to provide custom-made pieces to discerning customers.

Experience key to help

A rapidly aging population needs to look towards estate preservation

The Herzog Law Firm has been ahead of the curve for the last three decades.

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Home of champions

Colonie Little League 12s win title; 11s in hot pursuit of one, too

As 11-year-olds last season, Colonie won the New York State Little League title in convincing fashion. With many of those same players back as 12-year-olds this season, Colonie is on track to make a return trip to the state tournament.

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A historic victory

Bethlehem Braves rally past New York Mutuals for first win in vintage baseball game

It was a historic day at Elm Avenue Park.

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Albany Dutchmen: Bats come alive at home

Albany belts three triples in victory over Mohawk Valley

A rare show of power helped the Albany Dutchmen complete a home-and-home sweep of Mohawk Valley.

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Track and field: Tedi DeMaria sets the standard

Bethlehem junior wins state title in pole vault with a Sectional record

All Tedi DeMaria wanted to do was place in the top five. She did much more than that.

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Developing the next wave of rowers

Shaker crew team’s free learn to row program introduces sport to middle schoolers

How do you get middle school-age students interested in the sport of rowing?

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