Giacone's 31 points pace Bethlehem against Averill Park
The Bethlehem girls basketball team pressed Averill Park into submission.
Yamin leads four in double figures in victory over New Lebanon
If the first two weeks of the season are any indication, the Loudonville Christian School boys basketball team is going to be tough to beat.
Season begins Friday with five divisional games
Last year’s division winners are among the favorites in this year’s Suburban Council boys basketball field.
Bynon takes over as varsity coach
The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys basketball team endured a coaching change three days before the start of its season.
Young guards step up for Blue Streaks
The Saratoga Springs boys basketball team won its own tip-off tournament title, thanks to some late heroics.
Owens drops 18 points in Brothers' victory over CCHS
Christian Brothers Academy guard Daniel Owens wasn't sure he wanted to wear the No. 23 uniform. Then, he talked to the previous owner of the jersey.
Herlitz-Ferguson records hat trick to lead Section I power
Once Trey Herlitz-Ferguson got on track, there was nothing Christian Brothers Academy could do to stop him.
Senior goaltender stops 34 shots in victory over Shaker/Colonie
When the Bethlehem hockey team needed a boost, Kevin Cooley provided it. The senior goaltender made 20 of his 34 saves in the pivotal second period to help the Eagles rally for a 3-2 victory over Shaker/Colonie in the S/C Thanksgiving Tournament's consolation game Saturday at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
BH-BL fights for every point in 3-1 victory over Pittsford Sutherland
Determination and perseverance triumphed over brute strength.
Huguenots score winning touchdown in final minute
The Shaker football team experienced new highs and new lows in the final two minutes of Saturday’s Class AA state semifinal game against New Rochelle.
Big plays in second half help Burnt Hills beat Cornwall
When crunch time came, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football team delivered. Four big plays in the second half helped the Spartans (11-1) pull away for a 28-13 victory over Section IX's Cornwall in Friday's Class A state semifinal at Kingston's Dietz Stadium.
Silver Warriors control the action in regional final
It will go into the record books as a 2-0 win, but anyone who saw the Niskayuna field hockey team play Suffern in Monday’s Class A regional final in Schuylerville will tell you the Silver Warriors deserved to win by a much larger margin.
Amy LeBel's goal ends Hornets' shutout streak at six games
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake became one of a small number of field hockey teams to score a goal against Section I’s Lakeland when Amy LeBel tallied with less than seven minutes left in the second half.
Blue Bison meet New Rochelle in Saturday's state semifinal
Shaker football coach Greg Sheeler will be the first to tell you his team wouldn’t be playing in Saturday’s Class AA state semifinal game against New Rochelle in Kingston if it wasn’t for the defensive unit.
Eagles reach regional round for first time
In years past, members of the Loudonville Christian School girls soccer team would have traded in their cleats for basketball shoes by the second week of November. Not this year.
Eagles advance to states for third consecutive year
It wasn’t the Bethlehem boys volleyball team’s best performance of the season, but it was more than enough to handle Section I champion Suffern.
Lady Dutch win first Sectional title and deny Bethlehem its fifh in a row
The Guilderland girls soccer team made history for itself and denied Bethlehem an opportunity to extend its string of Section II titles.
Goals by Hiller and Roohan propel Eagles past Niskayuna
Six years of frustration ended for the Bethlehem boys soccer team Monday.
Spartans score six touchdowns in first half on their way to routing Amsterdam
Everything worked right for the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football team in Saturday's Class A championship game against Amsterdam.
Defense, special teams lead Indians past Sabres
The Schalmont football team's three-year reign as Section II Class B champion came to an abrupt end.
Bethlehem advances past Niskayuna on penalty kicks to meet Guilderland
Bethlehem and Guilderland are the last two girls soccer teams standing in the Section II Class AA playoffs.
Two early goals by Meghan Malone propel Spartans past Scotia-Glenville
Eight years. Eight Section II titles. That's the record Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls soccer coach Brian Bold owns following the Lady Spartans' 3-0 victory over Scotia-Glenville in Saturday's Class A Sectional final at Stillwater High School.
Blue Bison shut out Shen to claim Class AA crown
For the first time, the Shaker football team can call itself a Section II champion.
Goals by Gunty and Roohan lead Eagles into Sectional final
The Bethlehem boys soccer team is in its first Section II Class AA title game since 2007, but not before meeting some resistance from Albany.
Olympic champion became a coach, a commentator and a motivational speaker
A Capital District sports legend passed away last Wednesday.
Lady Eagles edge Plainsmen in Class AA quarterfinals
After playing in three consecutive title games, Bethlehem and Shenendehowa had been accustomed to meeting in the Section II Class AA girls soccer finals.
Mighty Warriors knock out Tartans for fourth time in last five years
A new twist in the annual Class A boys soccer quarterfinal game between Mohonasen and Scotia-Glenville propelled the Mighty Warriors into the semifinals.
Blue Streaks end Shaker's two-year reign as boys division champs
The Saratoga Springs boys cross country team ended Shaker’s two-year reign as Suburban Council champions.
Blue Bison advance to first Super Bowl
The Shaker football team is going to its first Section II championship game, but not without a critical defensive stand.
Plainsmen pull away from Columbia in second half
Shenendehowa and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake are headed back to the Section II football finals in their respective classes.
Big second quarter gives Sabres a boost
For one quarter, last Friday’s Section II Class B football semifinal between Schalmont and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk had the makings of a classic.
Mighty Warriors can advance with Thursday victory over Lansingburgh
Schenectady County rivals Scotia-Glenville and Mohonasen could meet in the Section II Class A boys soccer quarterfinals for the fifth consecutive year if the 10th-seeded Mighty Warriors (4-11-1) defeat No. 7 Lansingburgh (5-6-2) in Thursday’s opening round.
Walsh's goal gives Garnet Raiders momentum into playoffs
The Colonie boys soccer team got a much-needed momentum boost heading into the Section II Class AA playoffs.
Blue Bison force nine Scotties turnovers in lopsided win
Patrick Hoey never had a play like the one he turned in early in the fourth quarter of last Friday's Section II Class AA quarterfinal game.
Doyle's goal lifts Silver Warriors past Burnt Hills
The Niskayuna girls soccer team must get used to playing games on artificial turf if it wants to win the state Class AA title.
Golderman's goal is enough to propel Lady Dutch past Bethlehem
After out-shooting Bethlehem and losing the first time they met, the Guilderland girls soccer team out-shot the Lady Eagles and got the win this time.
Colonie still gets into playoffs when Schenectady beats Niskayuna
An out-of-town scoreboard would have been helpful at Friday's Bethlehem-Colonie football game.
Griffin scores four touchdowns to give Bison division-clinching win
The Shaker football team had a difficult time stopping Niskayuna's offense Friday night. Niskayuna's defense had a more difficult time stopping Shaker's offense, though.
Niskayuna in battle with Shaker for second place in North Division
There are no stars on the Niskayuna boys soccer team – just a group of talented players looking to turn things around after a sub-.500 finish in 2011.
Blue Bison run for more than 400 yards in victory
Sept. 28, 2012 may wind up being a special date in Shaker football history.
Tartans force three late turnovers to pull away from Mohonasen
Scotia-Glenville hasn’t had a winning football season since 2002, and it hasn’t had a home playoff game since the sport went to classification play in 2004. Both of those trends are close to ending.
Grable's goal helps Shen pull even with Bethlehem
Shenendehowa and Bethlehem are no closer to determining which is the better Suburban Council boys soccer team than they were before Saturday's showdown.
Griffin's interception seals seven-point win
The Shaker football team needed some late-game heroics to win its fourth game of the season.
Burns leads Lady Dutch past Shen for team title
The Guilderland girls cross country team ended a long drought at the Guilderland Invitational Saturday at Tawasentha Park.
Henning's two points off the bench pace Eagles
Matt Henning might be the fourth striker listed on the Bethlehem soccer team's depth chart, but he played like a top-flight forward Friday.
Four Bison score goals in victory over Ballston Spa
The Shaker boys soccer team gave new coach Dan Fountain his first win at the varsity level.
New executive director learns job as he settles in to unfamiliar territory
Robert Zayas knows about making bold moves.
Kevon Johnson scores go-ahead touchdown, and Jayson Johnson adds defensive stop
Kevon Johnson ran 68 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 2:10 left in the fourth quarter, and Jayson Johnson sacked quarterback Seamus Kelly in the final 10 seconds to seal the Garnet Raiders’ 34-28 Liberty Division victory at LaSalle Friday.
Willis moves under center for three-time defending Sectional champions
Here is a look at two contenders for this year's Section II Class B football title -- three-time defending champion Schalmont and Reinfurt Division power Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk.
Mohonasen, Scotia-Glenville look to make playoffs out of Southeast Division
Three area football teams have their sights set on winning the Section II Class A title this season. Here is a look at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Mohonasen and Scotia-Glenville.