Blue Bison will rely on newcomers for 2013 football season
The Shaker football team opened training camp for the 2013 season with holes to fill on both sides of the ball.
Bethlehem soccer teams take to the field for first day of practice
The Bethlehem boys soccer team’s Section II Class AA title defense officially began Monday with the first day of practice.
Bob Ford Field upgrades UAlbany’s football and soccer programs
Workers are in the midst of placing the final touches on Bob Ford Field, the new home of the University at Albany’s football and soccer teams.
Colonie Central High School graduate takes the reins at the University at Albany
Caitlin Colfer is making the leap from the NCAA Division III to the Division I level.
A new stadium comes with move to a new conference
A new era in University at Albany football history began with Monday’s first practice.
Anthony Marks’ 10th-inning single gives the Albany Dutchmen their first home playoff win
The Albany Dutchmen’s season ended Sunday, but not before they made some franchise history.
All-time hits leader visits Guilderland while another PED scandal rocks MLB
Pete Rose has a simple message for any Major League Baseball player who uses steroids.
Three out of 146 golfers finish under par at Schuyler Meadows
Victor Fox had the New York State Men's Amateur Golf title in his sights Thursday, but it slipped away on the final hole.
Delmar native shoots 4-under-par 68
A couple extra hours of sleep put Victor Fox in the right frame of mind. The Bethlehem Central High School graduate shot a 4-under-par 68 to take the lead on the first day of the New York State Men's Amateur Golf Championships Tuesday at Schuyler Meadows Club.
Vintage game brings baseball back to its 19th century roots
Jeff “Kentucky Kid” Jones sat on the Bethlehem Braves bench with a soaked towel over his head, trying to cool off after pitching the top of the fifth inning against the New York Mutuals.
Delmar native is one of two BCHS grads playing for Whitecaps
Robin Meyers is on the cutting edge of professional sports.
Liberty Games offer a new statewide competition in the Capital District
Anthony Mills and Ken Rechnitzer are doing their part to keep the spirit of statewide amateur competition in New York alive.
Albany Dutchmen help Challenger program end baseball season
The North Colonie Challenger Baseball program closed its season Saturday, June 22, with some help from the Albany Dutchmen.
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.