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A fall season of seasons to remember

A fall season of seasons to remember

Many memorable scholastic sports moments

Basketball: Scotia boys open season with 75-57 victory

Sean DeGraffenreid scored 25 points, which included four of Scotia-Glenville’s 11 3-point baskets, and the Tartans defeated Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 75-57 in a non-league season-opening basketball game for both teams Tuesday night.

Girard leads Glens Falls football to state title

SYRACUSE

Girard leads Glens Falls football to state title

Alone deep down field, all Joe Girard III had to do was catch the football after Chenango Forks quarterback Cody Bogue unleashed a desperation heave.

High schools: Shen runners excel in regionals

High schools: Shen runners excel in regionals

Legacy Track Club, representing runners from Shenendehowa High, finished second in the championship division at the Nike Cross Regional at Bowdoin State Park on Saturday.

School hockey: Schalmont, Voorheesville join Storm

School hockey: Schalmont, Voorheesville join Storm

They’re keeping it as simple as possible: just call us the GMSVS Storm.

State football title games produce memorable moments

State football title games produce memorable moments

With a big catch and a clutch kick that followed, Amsterdam made area football history in the most dramatic way 21 years ago at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.

Somers turned a high school football game into a video game

KINGSTON

Somers turned a high school football game into a video game

Fourth quarter for the ages against Burnt Hills

Niskayuna reports nine athletic code violations

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna reports nine athletic code violations

Nine students violated the Niskayuna athletic code of conduct during the fall sports season, Niskayuna High School Principal John Rickert told the school board last week.

Burnt Hills' Bynon proud of his volleyball team

GLENS FALLS

Burnt Hills' Bynon proud of his volleyball team

At the end, the journey was still on the mind of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake head coach Gary Bynon.

Cross country: Carey, Chmiel win Federation titles

WAPPINGERS FALLS

Cross country: Carey, Chmiel win Federation titles

Guilderland senior Noah Carey and Saratoga Springs sophomore Kelsey Chmiel won individual championships, and Section II had four girls’ teams in the top eight at Saturday’s Federation cross country meet at Bowdoin Park.

ITHACA

State swimming: Jack has two second-place finishes

Olivia Jack of Burnt Hills/Scotia placed second in two events behind a couple of record-setters Saturday at the state swimming championships at Ithaca College.

Big plays doom Burnt Hills

KINGSTON

Big plays doom Burnt Hills

Somers turns close state semifinal into rout

Burnt Hills football is ready for state semifinal

Burnt Hills football is ready for state semifinal

It was never a question of being a good football team, but state semifinal good?

Dietz Stadium has a homey feel for many area teams

Troy was the latest Section II football team to excel on the turf at Dietz Stadium in Kingston with its 50-27 state quarterfinal win against Newburgh Free Academy Saturday night.

Loss in 2015 state semis still haunts Shen volleyball team

Loss in 2015 state semis still haunts Shen volleyball team

To start its week of preparation for this weekend’s state final-four tournament, the Shenendehowa girls’ volleyball team looked to its past.

Huerter block saves game for Maryland

WASHINGTON

Huerter block saves game for Maryland

Rejection in final seconds by Shen grad denies Georgetown

Shen field hockey was relentless in pursuit of state title

Shen field hockey was relentless in pursuit of state title

Shenendehowa goalkeeper Sheridan Messier touched the ball for the first time in Sunday’s state Class A championship field hockey game with 16:50 left in the second half.

Shenendehowa wins state field hockey crown

ENDWELL

Shenendehowa wins state field hockey crown

That Scarsdale scored with no time left on the clock meant little to the Shenendehowa field hockey team.

Volleyball: Galway continues historic run

GLOVERSVILLE

Volleyball: Galway continues historic run

Trailing in the third set, Galway girls’ volleyball head coach Mike Glenn knew not to panic.

Volleyball: Shenendehowa clears another hurdle

GLOVERSVILLE

Volleyball: Shenendehowa clears another hurdle

In advancing to the state semifinals, the Shenendehowa girls’ volleyball team received what it needed most from Saturday’s match against Section III’s Baldwinsville: A stiff challenge.

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