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TROY, N.Y − RPI honored four seniors Saturday night as they took the ice at the Houston Field House for the final time this regular season. Captain Tommy Grant, goalie Chase Perry, forward Meirs Moore, and forward Brady Wiffen were all celebrated for their contributions to RPI over the tenur…

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Several local boxers were taking on some of the best amateurs in their age and weight classes Friday night at the Holiday Inn on Broadway as part of the 6th annual Jack Nichols Boxing Championships hosted by the Saratoga Youth Boxing Association.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Earlier this week NYRA announced the 2019 racing meet would be longer on the calendar, but maintain its current 40 racing dates that have been the norm since 2010.

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TROY, N.Y − Meirs Moore has just two goals this season. One of them was an absolute missile against Union in October that got the Engineer's going in their weekend sweep of their rival. His second, was the game tying goal against Cornell Saturday night. 

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Every team wants to be playing its best late into the season and after a disappointing two-game bump in the road for the Skidmore College men’s basketball team two weeks ago, a sweep of 518 rivals Union College and RPI were exactly what the Thoroughbreds needed with …

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TROY, N.Y − The RPI Hockey team announced its recruiting class of nine this past month, signaling another phase of the rebuild that Head Coach Dave Smith has been tasked with since his hire back in April of 2017.

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TROY, N.Y − RPI Hockey has had a break. The Engineer’s last game was back on December 8 and they won’t be hitting the ice until December 28 when they go to Vermont to compete in the Catamount Cup against the University of Vermont and Northeastern University.

When Justify was retired after only six races, all of them between February and June of this year, there was surprisingly little negative reaction. Some people no doubt felt that by winning the Triple Crown he’d done enough. Others probably had become so accustomed to seeing the best horses …

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TROY, N.Y. — Organizers of the Troy Turkey Trot, the nation’s 12th and world’s 64th oldest road race, today announced the start of registration for the event’s 71st edition. The signature Collar City event, presented by Pioneer Bank, features a 5K, 10K, Grade School Mile, and Turkey Walk, an…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Once again Janine Cammarata and her Nick’s Run to be Healed 5k volunteer staff couldn’t have had a better day leading to once again a record turnout to the annual run on the Clifton Common.

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For the last couple of decades, driver Wally Hennessey has spent the majority of his year driving in Florida. The native of Prince Edward Island, Canada sets up shop at Pompano Park in Florida and helps his brother Dan Hennessey run his stable. Wally, though, is known as a catch-driver and h…

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ALBANY − Former Troy High stand out Dev Holmes has continued his success onto the Div. 1 level with UAlbany.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -  Just as young baseball players can’t wait for the final bell to ring in middle schools across the Capital District as it gives way to the official start of the summer travel baseball season, there is a bell that will ring in the fall and call them back into their re…

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ALBANY >> The University at Albany women’s lacrosse team will be looking for its second straight win to start conference play and third consecutive victory overall when it hosts Binghamton at 1 p.m. Saturday in Casey Stadium.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> Syracuse freshman Brenna Hart (Clifton Park/Shenendehowa H.S.) has more than a rooting interest in the Orange men’s basketball team when it faces Duke University Friday night at the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska, she’ll also be on the sidelines as part of…

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ALBANY, N.Y. - The Albany Empire announce that Capital Region locals Jordan Canzeri and Wade Hansen have been assigned as the first players on the team roster. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed. The free agency signing period for the Arena Football League began at 7 a.m. Monday.

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. >> The University of Albany won it’s third series of the season, taking the final game against Hofstra Sunday, 6-4 on the pitching of freshman John Clayton (Glenville/Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake H.S.), going six innings, allowing three runs and striking out five.

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LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. --  In an e-mail sent to the media at 5 p.m. Monday evening Siena College announced that it was discontinuing the field hockey program, effecting and effecting its 17 -player fall roster which included just one senior.

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LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena Men’s Lacrosse freshman goalkeeper Anthony Tebbano was tabbed the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Rookie of the Week following the Saints season-opening victory at Hobart. This is Tebbano’s first weekly award.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Owning a small business is both challenging and rewarding. According to the U.S. censes there are over 543,000 new business started each month in the United States. Sadly many new businesses fail in the first few years while only a quarter of the startups stay in busines…

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HALFMOON, N.Y. -  It took a special athlete to be able to earn enough points Saturday night attempting to traverse the vertical walls at The Edge Halfmoon during the Lead Revival Sport Open and cash in on the more than $10,000 in prize money.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - The Albany Empire Arena Football League is building a team from the ground up and some of that building blocks of that foundation, some key pieces may have gotten their start at the SportsPlex of Halfmoon Saturday as the newly minted team hosted a nationwide open tryout …

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> For the past 15 years Frank Popolizio has been the Pied Piper of bringing college wrestling to the Capital District and courtesy of his years of experience as a promoter of the sport he has found a way to bring the best of both worlds for spectators and wrestlers …

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> It’s considered the Sport of the Future or a sport for the future you as pickleball is growing across the nation and now has stretched around the globe.

Run for the Horses Sept. 2: 8th annual Run/Walk for the Horses & Kids Fun Run Saturday, Sept. 2 at the Saratoga Spa State Park, Orenda Pavilion. Run benefits local area non-profits that rescue and provide second chances for ex-racehorses.

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WALTHAM, MASS. >> Seniors Rebecca Schroder (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) and Claire Virkler (Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa HS) have been named captains of the 2017 Bentley University field hockey team, coach Jessica Spencer announced today.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> School has been out for more than a month, but that didn’t mean that the opportunity for ‘Show and Tell’ was over for more than 100 children who converged on the Clifton Common basketball courts to enjoy the 13th annual Town of Clifton Park National Night Out.