High Schools: Niskayuna defeats Guilderland, 18-5

Friday, April 11, 2014
Mike D’Amario scored five goals, and John Prendergast added four Thursday, as Niskayuna bested Guilderland, 18-5, in a Suburban Council boys’ lacrosse game.

Schalmont vs. Watervliet: Sabres' Anderson gets 300th win

Friday, April 11, 2014

Bob Anderson stayed true to character and never mentioned it in his pep talk leading up to Schalmont’s season-opening Colonial Council baseball game with Watervliet Thursday. There was no talk of a milestone among the veteran Sabres, either, as they warmed up earlier with country music blaring over a loudspeaker. “No need. We all knew it was a special day,” said Schalmont senior Greg Musk. “We knew what was on the line, and we came out and played hard.”

Baseball: Plainsmen won't be changing philosophy

Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Shenendehowa baseball program saw a change in leadership last year when varsity assistant Greg Christodulu stepped up to the plate. The philosophy within the program changed, also.

Softball: Lady Plainsmen top Streaks

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Brook Zeller belted a triple, double and a single, scoring twice, and Shenendehowa took advantage of eight Saratoga Springs’ errors en route to a 13-1 Suburban Council victory.

Baseball: Whitley's RBI triple gives Nisky 7-6 win

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Garrett Whitley drilled a run-scoring triple in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a big comeback by Niskayuna Wednesday in a 7-6 Suburban Council win over Shaker.
Eagles enjoy a breath of fresh air

Eagles enjoy a breath of fresh air

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Duanesburg softball team was happy just to be outside, playing on its home field.
A nine-run first inning and 18-5 win over Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville on Tuesday only added to the enjoyment.

High schools: D'Amario scores six, sparks Nisky

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Mike D’Amario scored six times and assisted on a goal to lift the Niskayuna boys over Shaker, 14-3, in a Suburban Council lacrosse game Tuesday pitting last season’s division champions.

All-Area Boys' Basketball Team

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Joe Cremo did not shoot much from the perimeter in Scotia-Glenville’s Section II Class A championship game with Troy. It’s the only role the junior did not fill at some time during the Tartans’ 77-75 overtime win. He banged for rebounds, scored on drives and foul shots, defended every guy that came his way and was playing point guard down the stretch.

High Schools: Bernacet helps Pats romp

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Jordan Bernacet had four hits and four RBI, and combined with two teammates on a one-hitter Monday as Schenectady beat Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, 22-0, in the Big 10 baseball opener for both teams.

High Schools: Schenectady boys top Saugerties in OT

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Mike Moore and Alex Rod­riguez both scored twice, and the Schenectady boys’ lacrosse team won a non-league game over Section IX’s Saugerties, 6-5, in overtime.

High schools: Pierce pitches one-hitter for Guilderland

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Matt Pierce took a no-hitter into the seventh inning Friday, finishing with a one-hitter as Guilderland beat defending champion Tottenville, 2-1, in the opening round of the Clarkstown South tournament.

Lacrosse: Plainsmen need late run to shake off Spartans

Saturday, April 5, 2014
A quick left cross didn’t get it done, but another one later on did.
Shenendehowa answered a substantial run by Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake’s feisty lacrosse team with its own scoring burst and forged a 13-7 Suburban Council win in the wind and rain Friday night at Steuerwald Stadium.

High schools: Lady Dutch open year with 21-9 win

Friday, April 4, 2014
Cara Quimby and Shannon Mackesey combined for 11 goals, and Guilderland pulled away in the second half to beat Columbia, 21-9, in its Suburban Council girls’ lacrosse opener Thursday.

High school notes: Holy Trinity get national grant

Friday, April 4, 2014
The new Holy Trinity football team is getting a boost from Muscle Milk.

Spring trip got Patriots out of the cold

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
While their peers have had to be content with taking swings in school gyms or off-campus batting cages, the Broadalbin-Perth baseball team has had a chance to get on a real field. And face live pitching.

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