In what was supposed to be a rebuilding year, the Guilderland boys soccer team achieved more than it thought it would.
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.
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.
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.
Shaker takes Colonie Cup and Liberty Division crown
The Colonie Cup and the Liberty Division title reside on the north side of town again.
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.
Shaker junior adds to Grout Run winnning streak
Shaker’s Maryanna Lansing put her name in the Grout Run record books Saturday, Oct. 4.
Any thoughts Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk had of knocking Schalmont from the ranks of undefeated football teams faded quickly.
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.
Albany teen dominates the field in Crossings 5K Challenge
Michael Cuke started road racing this year, but running is in his genes.
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.
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.
Blue Bison remain unbeaten with win over Bethlehem
Ten games into the season, Shaker is the only undefeated Suburban Council boys soccer team.
Shaker rolls past Ballston Spa; Shenendehowa next
The Shaker boys soccer team has been on a goal-scoring binge lately.
Inexperienced group comes together for Guilderland following an 0-2 start
After a cold start, the Guilderland girls soccer team is turning up the heat in the Suburban Council.
Matt Woods throws three touchdowns and runs for two more in Liberty Division win
Once the Shaker football team got out of its own way, it had no trouble with Schenectady.
Bethlehem tailback rushes for 219 yards and three TDs in win
The Bethlehem football team needed some late heroics to win its first Liberty Division game.
Blackbirds mount late drive to rally past Mechamnicville in home opener
The Voorheesville football team proved it can make the big plays in crunch time.
CBA falls to Shen for second straight year, but not giving up hope
Josh Wynn spoke to his Christian Brothers Academy football teammates before they headed to the locker room following a 28-14 loss to Empire Division rival Shenendehowa Friday, Sept. 19, in Colonie.
People of all ages came to Hoffman’s Playland Sunday, Sept. 14, to enjoy one last ride before the 62-year-old amusement park closed its gates for good.
Denman rushed for three touchdowns in Blackbirds' victory
The first Friday night football game in Watervliet did not go the way the Cannoneers planned.
Saratoga girls, Guilderland boys win Springstead Invitational team titles
Emily Burns has a finishing kick few Section 2 cross country runners possess.
Young Dutchmen remain unbeaten following victory at Niskayuna
To hear Guilderland boys soccer coach Mike Kinnally describe his team's 3-0-1 start, one would think he was talking about a program that never had much success before this season, rather than one coming off a Section 2 Class AA championship and a state semifinal appearance.
Plainsmen score three times in second half to knock off Bethlehem
Shenendehowa and Shaker remained undefeated in Suburban Council boys soccer by posting impressive victories Thursday, Sept. 11.
Ford's corner kick goal holds up for Lady Dutch
The Guilderland girls soccer team withstood intense pressure from Niskayuna's offense to pull off a 1-0 Suburban Council victory Thursday, Sept. 11, in Guilderland Center.
The Colonie golf team pulled away to a 267-318 victory over Mohonasen in a Suburban Council match Thursday, Sept. 11.
Guilderland girls place second to Burnt Hills
Emily Burns won the varsity girls large schools division race at the Guilderland Invitational cross country meet Saturday, Sept. 6, at Tawasentha Park.
McCann throws three touchdowns in fourth quarter
Some late-game heroics made a winner out of Colonie’s Eric Rouleau in his head coaching debut.
Zonca finds the end zone three times in BC’s victory over Albany
The first game of the season couldn’t have gone better for the Bethlehem football team.
Anthony scores three TDs in Brothers’ victory over Shaker
The rematch turned into a rout.
Piccolino records hat trick in victory
The best way the Bethlehem boys soccer team could put its season opening 1-0 loss to Guilderland behind it was to get off to a quick start against Mohonasen.
Shaker is looking for its third straight trip to Sectional final
Football has never been bigger at Shaker High School.
Guilderland has holes to fill after graduating most of last year’s starters
Expectations are different for the Guilderland football program.
Blackbirds are hoping to cut down on mistakes in 2014
Will experience lead to wisdom? That’s the question at Voorheesville, where 18 seniors return to the varsity football team this season.
Rouleau takes over a program that lost head coach and key players
It’s been a turbulent offseason for the Colonie Central football program.
Christian Brothers Academy has key holes to fill as it looks to repeat 2013’s Sectional success
As the first week of practice wound down at Christian Brothers Academy, football coach Joe Burke threw himself into the action.
Balanced offense, experienced defense to help Bethlehem
The Bethlehem football team won’t have a home field this season.
Leonardi has earned six national championships in three years
What began as a means to learn self defense has become much more to Pierce Leonardi.
Adult gymnasts prepare for first performance at STRIDE fundraiser
A group of adult gymnasts are getting a chance to show the public what they can do and help others at the same time.
VanDerzee promoted to state football chairman; Dorrance leads Section 2
Gary VanDerzee is no longer the Section 2 football chairman. That’s because the long-time Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk coach is now the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s football chairman.
State champions reached semifinals at regional tourney
Colonie couldn’t rally its way to victory a second time at the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regionals.
All-stars qualified for playoff round at regional tournament
The Bethlehem Babe Ruth 15-year-old division all-stars did what they set out to do.
Lemperle leads state champs to crucial victory over Pennsylvania representative
Jakob Lemperle came through in a big way. Lemperle homered and drove in the game-winning run with a fifth-inning RBI triple to help Colonie defeat Taney Youth Baseball of Philadelphia 5-3 in the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament Tuesday, Aug. 5, in Bristol, Conn.
All-stars must beat Philadelphia team to advance in regional
The Colonie Little League 12-year-old all-stars faced elimination from the Mid-Atlantic Regionals following a 5-0 loss to West Salisbury, Md., in a pool play game Monday, Aug. 4, in Bristol, Conn.
Eastern New York champs still in the running for regional Babe Ruth title
The Bethlehem Babe Ruth 15-year-old division all-stars ran headlong into a baseball team that could do everything well.
Albany Athletics fall in North Atlantic Regional championship game
The Blue Stone Bluehawks ended the Albany Athletics’ two-year reign as AABC Stan Musial North Atlantic Regional champions.
Wins over Glens Falls and Mohawk Valley give Albany a leg up for third place
After falling into a third place tie with Glens Falls last week, the Albany Dutchmen reopened their lead for the final playoff berth in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League’s East Division with a pair of wins.
Colonie’s offense shifts into high gear to advance to Mid-Atlantic Regional
Something clicked with the Colonie Little League’s 12-year-old all-stars, and it carried them to the state championship.
Ace pitches Bethlehem to Eastern New York State championship
Trevor Kniffin picked a good time to pitch his second career no-hitter.
Youth baseball organization sends two squads to state championships
Two Colonie Little League teams are competing in state tournaments this week.