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Sports Bulletin Board May 1-7

THE SHEN SUMMER TENNIS CAMP  will be offering instruction in six, one-week sessions at the High School East tennis courts.

The birth of hack-a-Shaq, an increasingly used ploy the NBA abhors

Nelson wanted to foul Rodman repeatedly, whether he had the ball or not, to send him to the free-throw line, where he was shooting just 38.6 percent.

For first time, Giants didn't draft any linemen

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.

For first time, Giants didn't draft any linemen

After years of building a roster around their interior, focusing on the offensive and defensive lines, and spending the commensurate draft capital, the New York Giants used the 2016 draft to shore up their perimeter.

Conforto helps Mets win eighth straight

NEW YORK

Conforto helps Mets win eighth straight

Compared with the rest of the New York Mets in the middle of the lineup, Michael Conforto is a physical anomaly.

High schools: Shen softball team sweeps Section III foes

After suffering its first loss Friday against Columbia, the Shenendehowa softball team bounced back Saturday with a pair of wins against Section III teams.

Lacrosse: UAlbany needs OT to run table in America East

Kyle McClancy scored in overtime to give the UAlbany men 15-14 victory over UMBC Saturday afternoon, as the Great Danes earned their fourth straight perfect America East regular season.

Siena golf team got hot at perfect time

Siena golf team got hot at perfect time

An unlikely comeback extended the season for the Siena College men’s golf team and gave first-year head coach Steve Jensen quite a thrill.

Fields, Riorden, Treanor lacrosse award finalists

Fields, Riorden, Treanor lacrosse award finalists

For the past two seasons, UAlbany has owned the men’s version of the Tewaaraton Award, given to the top player in college lacrosse.

High schools: BH-BL beats Bethlehem in lacrosse

High schools: BH-BL beats Bethlehem in lacrosse

Carly Grant and Abigail Bittner scored goals 27 seconds apart late in the second half as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake held off Bethlehem 13-11 Friday to remain unbeaten in Suburban Council lacrosse.

Mets, Cespedes explode in a record-setting inning

NEW YORK

Mets, Cespedes explode in a record-setting inning

When Yoenis Cespedes stepped to the plate for his first at-bat of the third inning in Friday’s 13-1 win over the Giants, the Mets only held a 1-0 lead.

Ortiz homer propels Sox past Yanks

BOSTON

Ortiz homer propels Sox past Yanks

David Ortiz’s farewell tour included another trip around the bases against the Yankees.

At last, Shen's Anderson makes climb to mound

CLIFTON PARK

At last, Shen's Anderson makes climb to mound

For most of the fourth inning, Ian Anderson sat on a bench behind the pitching mounds in the Shenendehowa bullpen. At inning’s end, the 6-foot-3, 180-pound Anderson headed into his team’s dugout and then back to the pen to get loose.

Johnstown football coach vaults to varsity helm

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown football coach vaults to varsity helm

Not too long ago, Tyler Hall was pondering defensive schemes for Johnstown to use in the 2016 football season.

Albany Devils top Comets; Marlies up next

UTICA

Albany Devils top Comets; Marlies up next

The fan in the Utica Comets jersey — and that description doesn’t really narrow it down among the rabid fan base Thursday night in the Utica Memorial Auditorium — bellowed by the arena’s concourse doorways loud enough for bystanders to hear.

As expected, QBs top picks in NFL draft

CHICAGO

As expected, QBs top picks in NFL draft

The Los Angeles Rams chose quarterback Jared Goff of California with the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the latest move by a team trying to re-establish itself in Southern California after two decades in St. Louis.

Capital Region relay teams to swim length of Lake George

LAKE GEORGE

Capital Region relay teams to swim length of Lake George

Six relay teams of swimmers from the Capital Region have been selected to compete in the 32-mile Lake George Marathon Swim on Sept. 17-18.

Shen makes Niskayuna work for boys' lacrosse win

NISKAYUNA

Shen makes Niskayuna work for boys' lacrosse win

Shenendehowa was undefeated in league play. So, too, was Niskayuna.

Niskayuna’s Doyle, Shen’s Guiry back after long injury layoffs

CLIFTON PARK

Niskayuna’s Doyle, Shen’s Guiry back after long injury layoffs

Erin Doyle missed the end of last year’s run to a Section II Class B championship for the Niskayuna girls’ lacrosse team. The right ACL she tore last spring against Guilderland wasn’t healed in time, either, for her to play goalie this past fall with the Silver Warriors’ sectional championship-winning girls’ soccer squad.

Albany Devils need dose of true grit

ALBANY

Albany Devils need dose of true grit

The Albany Devils need to be a lot less cute and a lot more gritty.

School baseball: Lansingburgh's Savoy no-hits Watervliet

School baseball roundup

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