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Schalmont, seeded sixth, finishes No. 1 in Class BB

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Schalmont, seeded sixth, finishes No. 1 in Class BB

Sixth-seeded Schalmont took top-seeded Saratoga Central Catholic out of its comfort zone early and often.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga citizens group opposes Cuomo’s NYRA plan

With legislative negotiations expected over a law to return the New York Racing Association to private control, a prominent local citizen’s group has come out against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan.

Lacrosse: Guilderland girls keep postseason streak alive

GUILDERLAND CENTER

Lacrosse: Guilderland girls keep postseason streak alive

From an effort standpoint, the girls’ lacrosse teams from Guilderland and Shenendehowa both deserved 10s after their fierce and physical Section II Class A semifinal game Wednesday.

Baseball: Runs won't come easy in Class AA final

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Baseball: Runs won't come easy in Class AA final

Little separates Christian Brothers Academy and Shenendehowa heading into tonight’s Section II Class AA baseball championship game.

JOHNSTOWN

Track: Burnt Hills sweeps Group 2 team titles

Kevon Boucaud of Amsterdam won the 100, 200 and 400 and placed second in the long jump at the Section II Group 2 championship meet Wednesday at Knox Field.

CLIFTON PARK

Tennis: Albany Academy's Haelen wins singles crown

Michael Haelen of Albany Academy defeated Alex Federov of Guilderland 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) in the singles final of the Section II individual tournament Wednesday at Shenendehowa High School.

Bowfishing for carp a good way to sharpen skills

Bowhunters! How often do you shoot your bow between the close and opening of the deer season?

NBA made right call in Draymond Green issue

NBA made right call in Draymond Green issue

It’s funny, until it happens to you.

Softball: Skpowski leads BH-BL to semifinal victory

Morgan Skpowski allowed just one run and five hits over seven innings to lead Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake to a 4-1 Section II Class A semifinal win Tuesday over Averill Park.

Shen girls clear final hurdle, win Group 1 title

GUILDERLAND CENTER

Shen girls clear final hurdle, win Group 1 title

The Shenendehowa girls were in a deep hole at the start of Tuesday’s Section II Group 1 track and field championship meet after Saratoga Springs went one-two-three in the 2,000-meter steeplechase.

Kentucky Derby winner won't run in Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner won't run in Belmont Stakes

The expected rematch of Nyquist and Exaggerator, winners of the first two legs of the Triple Crown, will not happen at the Belmont Stakes after all.

Shenendehowa finally trumps Columbia's ace

MALTA

Shenendehowa finally trumps Columbia's ace

Huddled together in the pitcher’s circle, the members of the Shenendehowa softball infield exhaled together. They had three outs left to get to secure their spot in Friday’s Section II Class AA champ­ionship game against Ballston Spa.

Lacrosse: Niskayuna boys storm into Class A final

Lucas Quinn scored five goals and also picked up two assists to lead Niskayuna to an 18-6 victory over Guilderland in the Section II Class A boys’ semifinals Tuesday.

Schenectady racing legend Shirley Muldowney battles cancer

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady racing legend Shirley Muldowney battles cancer

Drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney, who first learned her craft on the streets of Schenectady in the 1950s, is slated to undergo surgery today to remove her right lung as she fights Stage II lung cancer, the 75-year-old announced on her website and social media Tuesday.

All judgment calls, and no instant replay

All judgment calls, and no instant replay

So the caller last week was polite, but frustrated. And he had a point, to a point.

Lacrosse: Scotia finding its championship form

SCOTIA

Lacrosse: Scotia finding its championship form

One of Section II’s new girls’ lacrosse teams had one of the oldest on the ropes early in a Class C quarterfinal game Monday at Scotia-Glenville High School.

Young Schenectady boxer gets first taste of nationals

Young Schenectady boxer gets first taste of nationals

New York champion Luis Ortiz wasn’t able to add another big prize to his 2016 boxing resumé, but left the ring at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Utah last week with a sense of pride.

UPDATE: Wyland's talk show leaving WOFX-AM for WTMM-FM

UPDATE: Wyland's talk show leaving WOFX-AM for WTMM-FM

Heading down the dial.

Should Draymond Green be suspended for kicking Steven Adams in the groin?

Should Draymond Green be suspended for kicking Steven Adams in the groin?

Green was assessed a Flagrant 1 foul on the play, which occurred with under six minutes left in the first half of Game 4 of the Warriors-Thunder Western Conference finals series. Adams fouled Green in the act of shooting but ended up getting the worst of it himself, this after getting hit by Green in the same region in Wednesday’s Game 2.

A track star veers far from her lane

A track star veers far from her lane

Teenage runners — some in buns of their own, others sporting ponytails — descended to seek selfies or autographs or just get a word and a smile from Pappas, a professional distance runner whose free-spirited persona off the track, perhaps more than her performances on it, has made her something of a cult figure in the insular world of track and field.

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