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ValleyCats renovate Sch'dy Little League field as trio of ’54 champs drops by
SCHENECTADY

ValleyCats renovate Sch'dy Little League field as trio of ’54 champs drops by

Saturday, April 19, 2014
The three kids front and center in the photo, Caputo and Loudis and Scirocco, are at the General Electric plant 60 years ago, holding the Little League World Championship trophy they won that year in Williamsport, Pa.
 
Shenendehowa vs. Colonie: Plainsmen go to 7-0
CLIFTON PARK

Shenendehowa vs. Colonie: Plainsmen go to 7-0

Saturday, April 19, 2014
With seven straight wins, Shenendehowa is playing a pretty good brand of baseball. Here’s something for the rest of the Suburban Council to ponder. The Plainsmen believe they can perform a whole lot better, and are determined to do so.
 

High Schools: Phillips closing in on 700 wins

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Jesse Heroth pitched a one-hitter, doubled and scored a run Friday as Fort Plain edged Canajoharie in a Western Athletic Conference game, 3-2, giving Hilltoppers’ baseball coach Craig Phillips his 699th win. Phillips can reach 700 victories Monday when Schoharie travels to Fort Plain. Phillips, in his 39th season with the Hilltoppers, is 699-202 with a state title and nine Section II championships on his resume.
 

Thoroughbred Racing Notebook: Owners, trainers pledge to reveal vet records

Saturday, April 19, 2014
In the wake of an undercover video by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, some of the most prominent figures in racing have begun to suggest measures to curb performance-enhancing drug abuse at the racetrack and increase transparency in how racehorses are treated in the U.S. and Canada. Through The Jockey Club, a group of owners and trainers pledged this week to disclose veterinary records for the 14-day period prior to their horses running in a graded stakes race.
 
ALBANY

Devils vs. Springfield: Albany players excited about playoffs

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Something finally clicked, and the Albany Devils are playoff bound. They had a disappointing first season back in the Capital Region three seasons ago, then were in the playoff hunt the past two seasons before faltering late.
 
ROCHESTER

Empire State Games revival group to disband

Friday, April 18, 2014
The not-for-profit foundation hoping to relaunch the Empire State Games intends to disband.
 

Lacrosse: Spartans pull out OT win

Friday, April 18, 2014
Max Charlton scored 30 seconds into overtime to give Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake an 11-10 Suburban Council win over Guilderland Thursday.
 
Back on course
SCHENECTADY

Back on course

Friday, April 18, 2014
Forget Mother Nature — Fred Mullins brought spring to Schenectady’s Municipal Golf Course Thursday morning.
 

Softball: Patterson's RBI triple saves Mohon

Friday, April 18, 2014
Maria Patterson brought home Aubrie Marx with a triple in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday as Mohonasen overhauled Saratoga Springs, 2-1, in one of two Suburban Council nail-biters.
 

Siena lands versatile power forward

Friday, April 18, 2014
A youthful but extremely talented Siena College basketball roster became even stronger with the official signing of Willem Brandwijk and Jimmy Paige to National Letters of Intent Thursday.
 
GUILDERLAND CENTER

Lady Dutch post another bounce-back win

Friday, April 18, 2014
Lose a close one and bounce back.
The Guilderland girls’ lacrosse team did that again Thursday in a game pitting reigning Section II champions, displaying its resiliency in a 15-12 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
 
Bernacet helps Patriots turn back Troy

Bernacet helps Patriots turn back Troy

Friday, April 18, 2014
Jordan Bernacet hit a two-run double and went the distance on the mound Thursday to help Schenectady top Troy, 5-3, for its fourth Big 10 win in five games.
 

Johnson ready to go after wild Fonda ride

Friday, April 18, 2014
Ronnie Johnson is one-for-one.
One week of racing, one trashed race car.
 

Turkey Hunting: Trying slam, scoring bird ways to make hunt fun

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Did you know that if Ben Franklin had his way, we wouldn’t be hunting turkeys? Old Ben wanted the North American turkey rather than the bald eagle to represent our country. Imagine a turkey at the top of our flag poles. Fortunately, he was outvoted, and that’s why, two weeks from today, I’ll be sitting in the woods or on the edge of a field with my two-decoy setup of Crazy Jake in full display for my old Henrietta hen.
 
Major League Baseball: Yankees shut out Cubs twice
NEW YORK

Major League Baseball: Yankees shut out Cubs twice

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Michael Pineda followed an overpowering outing by Masahiro Tanaka with one of his own, pitching six innings of four-hit ball as the New York Yankees beat the Chicago Cubs, 2-0, on a bitterly cold Wednesday night to complete their first double-header shutout sweep since 1987.
 
 

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