Baseball: Capovani hurls one-hitter for Schalmont

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Matt Capovani hurled a one-hitter, and Bob Anderson became the all-time wins leader at Schalmont after the the Sabres edged Mechanicville, 1-0, in a Colonial Council game Friday.
 

Softball: Lady Sabres end Raiders' hex

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Senior Lauren Mahar threw a two-hitter, and freshman catcher Taylor Dillenbeck delivered a a two-run double to cap a four-run seventh inning Friday as Schalmont beat Mechanicville, 4-0, in a Colonial Council softball game.
The last time the Lady Sabres beat the perennial league and sectional power was in 2003.
 
PHILADELPHIA

Four Union hockey players named to All-America squad

Friday, April 11, 2014
Dutchmen defensemen Mat Bodie and Shayne Gostisbehere, left winger Daniel Carr and goalie Colin Stevens were named to the East All-America squad on Friday.
 
Union hockey ready for championship game
PHILADELPHIA

Union hockey ready for championship game

Friday, April 11, 2014
Union is ready to face Minnesota in the NCAA hockey tournament national championship game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
 

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.
 
ROTTERDAM

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.”
 

Golf Guide: At Airway Meadows, planes have the right of way

Friday, April 11, 2014
Flying golf balls take on a new meaning at Airway Meadows, which includes a public airport on its 177 acres of land.
 

Golf Guide: Flexibility, balance keys to a good golf swing

Friday, April 11, 2014
Golf is a game that requires flexibility, balance and strength in order to eventually place a small white ball into a slightly larger hole after whacking it several times from hundreds of yards away.
 

Golf Guide: At 56, Russo's at top of his game

Friday, April 11, 2014
Smooth-swinging Dan Russo still hits the ball a country mile off the tee, and he remains one of the premier scratch golfers in the Capital Region, despite competing against much younger players in nearly every event.
 
COBLESKILL

Golf Guide: Cobleskill G&CC still going strong

Friday, April 11, 2014
For more than eight decades, duffers and skilled golfers alike have left their marks on this course.
These fairways and greens would not have been around that long, though, if the course had not left its mark on the players.
 

Golf Guide: New equipment can improve your game

Friday, April 11, 2014
In the market for some new golf equipment?
Want to hit the ball longer and straighter off the tee, more accurately with your irons and then chip it close if you happen to miss a green or two?
And of course, once you’re on the green, don’t you want to make every reasonable putt and avoid those ugly three-putts?
 

Golf Guide: Keeping Stadium buzzing is a family affair

Friday, April 11, 2014
Family owned and operated, Stadium Golf Course is usually the first local facility to open and the last one to close.
 
ALBANY

Golf Guide: Pepper making broadcasting history at Masters

Friday, April 11, 2014
Straight-talking Dottie Pepper is never afraid of monumental moments.
Turn the spotlight on this former LPGA super star, and she constantly rises to the occasion.
 
ALBANY

Devils vs. Bridgeport: Opportunity knocks in Albany this weekend

Friday, April 11, 2014
This may be the last opportunity for the Albany Devils to control their own playoff fate. Albany enters a three-night homestand and has four of its final five games in the friendly confines of the Times Union Center, where the Devils are 20-9-3-2 and outscore teams 101-80.
 

Area Stock Car Racing: Varin won't let broken vertebraes keep him from racing

Friday, April 11, 2014
When Bobby Varin straps into Jake Spraker’s modified for opening night at Fonda Speedway Saturday, he should say a little prayer. He’s darn lucky he can even climb into a car. Not to sound morbid, but Varin is lucky he’s not paralyzed, or dead.
 
 

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