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Dutch clinch division title

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.

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Andy Cummings wins title

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.

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Bethlehem Eagles regain their balance

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.

Voorheesville Blackbirds avenge loss

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.

Guilderland Dutchmen rally falls short

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.

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Boys basketball: Guilderland beats shorthanded Bethlehem

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.

Guilderland/Mohonasen/Scotia ends 58-game losing streak

Bennett's OT goal lifts Storm past Shaker/Colonie

The longest losing streak in Section 2 hockey ended Friday, Jan. 23.

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Shaker/Colonie Jets win county rink battle with CBA

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.

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Columbia be-Devils Colonie

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.

Four enter Suburban Council

League admits Albany, Troy, CBA and Schenectady

The Suburban Council is growing.

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Bethlehem snaps Shaker's streak

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.

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Lending a helping hand

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.

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CBA Brothers come up empty again

The Christian Brothers Academy hockey team is still searching for its first league win of the season.

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Mixed emotions

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.

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Sports Year in Review: Playoff magic

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.

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Sports Year in Review: Titles and near misses

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.

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Shaker can’t stop Andrew Platek

Guilderland guard drops 41 points on Shaker

The Shaker boys basketball team couldn’t stop Andrew Platek.

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Colonie Garnet Raiders pull away

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.

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Andrew Platek to the rescue

Junior guard scores 41 points to lead Guilderland past Shaker

Andrew Platek was a one-man wrecking crew for the Guilderland boys basketball team.

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Bethlehem wrestlers fall short at Colonie

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.

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The champion returns

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.

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Guilderland's rally falls short

Eckhardt’s 30 points not enough against Columbia

The Guilderland girls basketball team’s home debut did not go as planned.

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Nolan Smith leads Colonie

Ken Dagostino earns first victory with Colonie boys basketball

Colonie boys basketball coach Ken Dagostino earned his first win with his new team Friday, Dec. 5.

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An impressive start

Shaker throttles its first two opponents, one year after graduating four starters

Through two games, the Shaker girls basketball team has yet to be challenged.

Bethlehem boys basketball pulls even

Sica guides Eagles past Mohonasen

The Bethlehem boys basketball team evened its Suburban Council record at 1-1 with a 69-53 victory over Mohonasen Thursday, Dec. 4.

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Taking the next step

First varsity home tournament part of wrestling’s growth at Bethlehem

There are two traditional types of high school wrestling tournaments — invitationals where individuals compete in a ladder-style format to determine a weight class champion, and dual meets where teams wrestle against multiple opponents.

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Learning curve begins

Shaker/Colonie sees influx of sophomores and freshmen for 2014-15 season

Judging from what happened at last weekend’s Thanksgiving Tournament, the Shaker/Colonie hockey team has some growing to do.

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Tough start for Bethlehem Eagles

Bethlehem drops both games at Thanksgiving tournament

For the first time in his coaching tenure, Andre Rodrigue missed a Bethlehem hockey game.

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Close calls

Shen rallies to beat CBA in Super Bowl; Shaker boys soccer falls to Nisky

As the winter sports season begins, let’s take a look back at the fall season.

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Local teams shine

Bethlehem girls soccer, boys volleyball reach state semifinals

As the winter sports season begins, let’s take a look back at the fall season.

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Six sign their letters of intent

Comber, Cremo and Rickert choose to play DI lacrosse teams

Six Bethlehem Central High School seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level at a Tuesday, Nov. 18, ceremony.

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Change comes to Colonie

Cavotta takes over at Shaker, while Dagostino moves to Colonie

The Suburban Council boys basketball coaching fraternity has some new faces this season, along with one person who has switched schools.

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Jordan Zlogar comes through for Shenendehowa

Senior catches 10 passes and intercepts two more against CBA

Jordan Zlogar made all the important catches when Shenendehowa needed them the most.

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Bethlehem returns to the top

Lady Eagles fend off Saratoga Springs for first Sectional title in three years

No. 3. No. 2. No. 1. Those were the higher seeds Bethlehem knocked off to win the Section 2 Class AA girls soccer title.

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Bad breaks for Voorheesville Blackbirds

Catholic Central prevails in overtime to beat Voorheesville for Class B title

The Voorheesville girls soccer team’s run in the Section 2 Class B playoffs ended on a cold, damp afternoon in Lansingburgh.

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CBA Brothers advance to football final

CBA rallies from 11-point halftime deficit to beat Shaker for second time

Christian Brothers Academy started the 2014 football season by rallying for a 34-16 victory over Shaker. Eight weeks later, the Brothers pulled off another come-from-behind win over the Blue Bison.

Bethlehem girls volleyball ready for Sectionals

The Bethlehem girls volleyball team may have a long wait before playing again.

Guilderland boys soccer team exceeds expectations

In what was supposed to be a rebuilding year, the Guilderland boys soccer team achieved more than it thought it would.

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Second season begins

Bethlehem, Ravena hit the road; Voorheesville gets a rematch

The seedings for this year’s Section 2 football playoffs came out Sunday, Oct. 19. And for two area teams, their seasons will continue on the road.

Shaker soccer clinches league title

The Shaker boys soccerr team won the Suburban Council North Division championship by edging Shenendehowa 1-0 in its final regular season game Thursday, Oct. 16, in Clifton Park.

Noah Carey leads Guilderland to Albany County Meet title

Lansing claims girls individual title for Shaker

The Guilderland boys cross country team turned in a dominating performance at the Albany County Meet Friday, Oct. 17, at Colonie Town Park.

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One win, two titles

Shaker takes Colonie Cup and Liberty Division crown

The Colonie Cup and the Liberty Division title reside on the north side of town again.

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Wins all around

Colonie, Shaker and CBA post divisional victories in Week 5

All three town football teams posted wins in Week 5 of the Section 2 Class AA football season.

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Maryanna Lansing earns four-peat

Shaker junior adds to Grout Run winnning streak

Shaker’s Maryanna Lansing put her name in the Grout Run record books Saturday, Oct. 4.

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Schalmont dominates Ravena

Any thoughts Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk had of knocking Schalmont from the ranks of undefeated football teams faded quickly.

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Bethlehem gains momentum

Lady Eagles pass Guilderland in Suburban Council South

The Bethlehem girls soccer team had its most complete performance of the season at Guilderland’s expense.

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A good day to race

Albany teen dominates the field in Crossings 5K Challenge

Michael Cuke started road racing this year, but running is in his genes.

Bethlehem edges Niskayuna at EJ Hermann Invitational

The Bethlehem girls cross country team needed a tiebreaker to win the John Converto Girls Varisty 2 division race at the E.J. Hermann Invitational Saturday, Sept. 27, in Utica.

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Guilderland breaks out against Albany

Sentz, Long lead Dutchmen to first win

The Guilderland football team broke into the win column for the first time in 2014 at another winless team’s expense.

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Bounces go Shaker’s way

Blue Bison remain unbeaten with win over Bethlehem

Ten games into the season, Shaker is the only undefeated Suburban Council boys soccer team.

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