CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – It has become an annual event for the top four wrestling teams in Section 2, a night where the top teams meet, compete and are rewarded with more sacrifices during the winter season as they prepare for the post-season.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake senior running back Vincent Daviero was the top Section 2 player selected as part of the New York State Sportswriters Association football large school All-State selections released Tuesday morning.
GLENVILLE, N.Y. – It wasn’t the Stanley Cup Final, but the celebration by the Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa ice hockey team after the horn sounded Saturday night at the Schenectady Area Recreational Facility may have given the appearance that it was.
WATERFORD, N.Y. – In the season of awards shows movies are often criticized for slow starts or unfulfilled endings. If it was treated as an over-hyped blockbuster and the tickets approached double-digit mark for admission to the Greenwich-Waterford-Halfmoon boys basketball game, theater-goer…
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New Year brings with it a new set of challenged for wrestlers and their coaches as the sport enters a pair of seasons, both tournament-season and the pre-sectional season.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – The Troy Flying Horses boys basketball team flew by and over Shenendehowa Friday night, pushing the ball up the court, pressuring the Plainsmen defenders and when needed time and time again, drilling three-point shots on the road to remain undefeated in Suburban Council play.
NISKAYUNA, N.Y. – With a roll of the dice and faith in his seniors, Shenendehowa boys swimming Coach Chuck Dunham split his top relay squad and took a chance Thursday afternoon at the Niskayuna pool looking to make up precious points in a battle of Section 2 swimming squads.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Saratoga Springs junior Aidan Dagostino took a big shot as time ran out Saturday afternoon, but his biggest shot of the day came on his third attempt, the eventual game-winner to push the Blue Streaks past LaSalle, 67-66 in a non-league holiday tilt.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Saratoga Springs ice hockey Coach Dave Torres couldn’t stop smiling and Shenendehowa Coach Juan de la Rocha couldn’t have looked more frustrated at the end of Wednesday night’s rivalry game at the Capital Arena as the Blue Streaks skated away with the first of two meetin…
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Just as the Columbia boys basketball team refused to remain silent in the first quarter on the road Tuesday night, Shenendehowa junior Jake Reinisch did the same with a 20-point second half leading to a 30-point night and a 64-45 win at home.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – One big win in a week wasn’t enough for the Shenendehowa ice hockey team as the Plainsmen skated past New York State No. 2 ranked Bethlehem Central, 4-3, Friday night at the Prestige Services Arena.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – After delivering the much-anticipated first quarter battle that was expected between the Shenendehowa and Averill Park girls basketball programs Friday night, the Plainsmen were able to continue to grind out and convert their own scoring opportunities throughout the rema…
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – In the spirit of the holiday season the Shenendehowa girls basketball play in the first half resembled something of an ugly sweater and it was far from comical.
ALBANY − Saturday night, La Salle Institute Hockey and Christian Brothers Academy had a battle between the big, strong, and very physical Cadets and the straight up talented and intelligent Brothers.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Often in pre-season tryouts and practices players need to wear tape on their helmets with their names in marker or some sort of identifying marker for their coaches to identify the newcomers compared to the returning players.
TROY − La Salle Institute Alumni Jon Desso takes over as Head Basketball coach for La Salle this season, attempting to fill in the shoes of his predecessor, Steve Sgambelluri.
PORTLAND, OR – It took a full year, but Saratoga Springs senior Shea Weilbaker can hold his head up high after redeeming himself on the national stage Saturday afternoon at the Nike Cross Nationals, improving from what he called a ‘disappointing’ finish last year.
PORTLAND, OR – New York high school cross country continued to leave its mark on the national stage as Saratoga Springs High School runners, competing as part of the Kinetic RC finished sixth overall Saturday morning at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Sports are often steeped in tradition and during the winter, hockey posters, program covers and social media are often filled with photos of smiling hockey players with missing teeth, proud of their toughness and missing front teeth.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – After a high school basketball coach has won several league titles, three Section 2 titles and the top prize of all, a New York State Public High School Class AA title, what more could there be.
RENSSELAER, N.Y. – It’s one thing to adopt the sports mantra of ‘Next Man Up’ and it’s something different when a team sees it through and captures a title and not just a title, but it’s fourth in a row.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Having a lot of depth in a pool has its advantages. You can do a lot of things with it, from training, to having fun and what is more fun than hoisting up a Section 2 championship plaque in your home pool?
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – As much as some things changed, they stayed the same Friday at Saratoga Spa State Park as the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys and girls cross country teams, Maple Hill boys squad and the Greenwich girls remained the class of Section II cross country in their current a…
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Winning nine consecutive Section 2 Class AA sounds easy, but it also puts a target on your back as a program. The weight gets even heavier when you peers are looking for you to be one of the first teams to hoist up a championship plaque of the season.
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. – The task of winning a Section 2 title isn’t easier and adding the expectation of repeating as a field hockey champion doesn’t become easier if your program has done it again, again and yet again.
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. – Shenendehowa field hockey won both regular season battles against rival Saratoga Springs, but on Sunday afternoon, it was the Blue Streaks that won the war.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> If you looked at Friday night’s football contest on the big screen, Saratoga Springs is hoping that for once, the sequel is better than the original.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The Suburban Council released its girls soccer all-stars Wednesday evening led by Coach of the Year, Averill Park’s Nate Luskin and Player of the Year, Bethlehem’s Grace Hotaling.
Shaker High School (7-0) retained its spot at No. 9 in the latest Class AA New York State Sportswriter poll released Wednesday afternoon. Shenendehowa (6-1) moved up two spots to No. 19 with Saratoga Springs (6-1) moving up three spots to No. 22 prior to the battle between the two rivals Fri…
ALTAMONT, N.Y. – There could only be one medalist and nine golfers advancing Friday during the second day of the Section 2 state golf qualifiers, but every duffer who braved the cold, the course and especially the wind deserve a medal after 18-holes at Orchard Creek Golf Club.
LATHAM, N.Y. – Shenendehowa’s threat of being one of the top teams in the Section 2 Class AA sections just doubled courtesy of its emerging 1-2 punch in the backfield of senior power back Kiernan Shanahan and sneaky junior Billy Beach.
ALTAMONT, N.Y. -- The scorecards weren’t burning up in the back pockets of 30 Section 2 golfers vying for a chance to qualify for the New York State tournament in June Tuesday at Orchard Creek Golf Club, but a score of 85 and better advanced 20 golfers to Friday’s final round.
BURNT HILLS, N.Y. – The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football team looked forward to its homecoming test Saturday afternoon against Glens Falls and quarterback Joe Girard III and the Spartans passed with flying colors.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – The Saratoga Springs boys soccer team came out firing on the road against rival Shenendehowa Thursday afternoon, putting immense pressure on Plainsmen freshman goalkeeper Noah Flint.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - The fall sports season is the shortest of the high school sports year and things move quickly, but for the Shenendehowa field hockey team, making a move back to basics has helped the Plainsmen move ahead.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – It was more than four years in the making, but the memory and legacy of former Shenendehowa football player Christopher Stewart will remain for years to come looking over the field that was his home for most of his young life.
NISKAYUNA, N.Y. – In the annual showdown of Suburban Council girls swimming powerhouses it once again came down to the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay.
REXFORD, N.Y. >> The Shenendehowa golf team remained undefeated in Suburban Council play Monday afternoon, hosting Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and maintaining its momentum heading into an undefeated showdown with rival Saratoga Springs scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.
BURNT HILLS, N.Y. >> It’s a tradition and that has become as familiar a site as the leaves turning and starting to fall from the trees each autumn – Suburban Council girls volleyball powerhouses Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Shenendehowa meeting in front of a packed house for one night…