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Skate with Olympic hockey champs

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
If you’ve ever dreamed of skating with the gold medal-winning 1980 United States Hockey Team, here’s your chance.
 
Murray tramples Giants

Murray tramples Giants

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
If Tony Romo really is becoming the second option in the Dallas offense, he’s perfectly happy handing the leading role to DeMarco Murray.
“I love that kid,” Romo said after the two paired up to produce all four touchdowns in the Cowboys’ sixth straight victory, 31-21, over the New York Giants on Sunday. “He really exemplifies everything you want in a player. He’s hard-working. He’s humble. He’s a team-first guy. He’s talented. He’s explosive.”
 

Football: Tartans determined to end playoff victory drought

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Scotia-Glenville assured itself a third straight winning season Saturday by beating Averill Park in a Class A crossover football game. That’s not enough for the Tartans. Not anymore.
“This is the hump we’ve got to get over,” Tartans coach Kevin Warren said of Friday’s Section II playoff matchup with Bishop Maginn. “We definitely feel it’s a winnable game for us. The kids are excited to play.”
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.

No. 2 Florida State rallies past No. 5 Notre Dame

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Winston leads way.
 
CAPITAL REGION

No need to hunt for place to hunt

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
It’s not much of a surprise; as more local land becomes developed, hunting grounds diminish. There’s still good hunting to be had, though, say hunters and the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
 
SCOTIA

High Schools: Tartans defeat Warriors

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Dan Zeglen connected on 17 of 22 passes and three touchdowns Saturday as Scotia-Glenville beat Averill Park, 49-20, to wrap up a 5-2 regular-season football schedule.
 

Sports Bulletin Board for week of Oct. 19-25

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
A listing of local sports happenings.
 
Devils vs. Bridgeport: Goal with man down lifts Albany
ALBANY

Devils vs. Bridgeport: Goal with man down lifts Albany

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
The saying is, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Paul Thompson dished out a little lemonade for the Albany Devils late in Saturday’s game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, making the best of a bad situation by scoring a short-handed goal in the final minute of a 3-2 win.
 
SCHENECTADY

Area College Football: Union drops sixth straight

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Tyler Ward completed 25 of 32 passes for 275 yards and a passing touchdown, along with three rushing scores, as Western New England University remained undefeated with a 36-14 victory over struggling Union College in a non-league football game at Frank Bailey Field Saturday.
 
ORONO, Maine

College Hockey: Union completes Maine sweep

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

As player at Providence College, Union coach Rick Bennett knows that games at Maine’s Alfond Arena can get a little wild and crazy. Such was the case Saturday. The game was chippier than Friday, probably because the Back Bears weren’t happy with their effort in Friday’s 3-0 loss to the second-ranked Dutchmen.
 
SCHENECTADY

Holy Trinity vs. Mechanicville: Red Raiders rally for 27-9 victory

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Kevin Collins was not pleased with his team’s first-half execution Saturday, and the Mechanicville football coach let his Red Raiders know about it.
 

Field hockey: Shenendehowa wins Suburban crown

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
Shenendehowa secured its first Suburban Council title since 2010 with a 3-0 shutout of Niskayuna Friday.
 

College hockey: Wilkins lifts Union to 3-0 win

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
After serving a three-game suspension for violating team rules, Union junior forward Matt Wilkins had a lot to prove to his teammates and the coaching staff.
Playing with a lot of tenacity in his first game of the season, Wilkins scored a key third-period goal that helped the second-ranked Dutchmen improve to 3-0 with a 3-0 non-conference victory over Maine on Friday at Alfond Arena.
 

Soccer: Mayfield boys clinch WAC division title

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
The Mayfield boys’ soccer team won the Western Athletic Conference Northern Division title outright with a 3-2 win over Fort Plain Friday.
 
Queensbury's ground game buries BH-BL
BURNT HILLS

Queensbury's ground game buries BH-BL

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
Queensbury held off Burnt Hills in one game last season and rallied late for a victory in another. The televised rematch Friday night was devoid of such drama.
“How we dominated, that was a little bit of a surprise,” Queensbury fullback and linebacker Chris Goudy said after his team’s 42-0 win. “It was a good surprise.”
 
 

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