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SCHENECTADY

A Seat in the Bleachers: This race will get my best effort — next year

As much as I’d love to run in the Stockade-athon on Sunday for the first time, after covering it every year for the last 20 years, there was no way I would do it. Now, 2009, I’d like to think that’ll be a different story, and the promise here is that, as long as my feet don’t break down, I’ll be in the field.

COLONIE

Fleet Feet a perfect fit in Capital Region

Fleet Feet opened on Wolf Road 2 1 /2 years ago and offers a wide variety of merchandise, much of which you can find at other sports apparel stores. What sets the store apart, though, is that Fleet Feet’s workers go the extra yard beyond just finding a shoe that’s the same size as your foot.

SCHENECTADY

Recycling old shoes part of ‘green’ initiative

That old pair of running shoes hiding in the back of your closet has a future.

SCHENECTADY

Proctor's throws a Hall of Fame party

For many, it was a just short trip. For others, the trek back home to their schol­astic and athletic roots was a little farther. No matter how far they had to travel, nearly 500 people welcomed three new members into their close-knit family Monday at the Schenectady City School District Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony, hosted for the first time by Proctor’s Theatre.

Saratoga Central Catholic returns to varsity football after 20-year absence

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Central Catholic returns to varsity football after 20-year absence

With a roster of 34, including 28 underclassmen, Saratoga Catholic will make its first varsity football appearance in 20 years Friday night at Canajoharie.

Schenectady aims for breakthrough season in Class AA

Schenectady turned its fortunes around in a big way last fall, celebrating its 20th anniversary season with an all-time high of five victories. The Patriots are looking for more to begin their third decade of varsity play. Much more.

Section II football records

Individual game, season and career records for Section II football.

Past sectional championship games

Results of sectional championship games dating back to 1996.

GUILDERLAND

Spotlight on Schools: Dutchmen's goal is to create own identity

Guilderland High School provided one of the real feel-good stories of the 2007 football season with its re-emergence as a Section II power and first Super Bowl trip.

Bulldogs try to retain Class B crown

Head coach Ed Hantho is real­istic enough to know that the mag­ical 2007 season may never happen again for the Cobleskill-Richmondville Bulldogs.

Flying Horses present new title threat in Class A

Troy joins the Class A league this season, as does Queensbury, giving the league 12 members. And even deeper competition.

2008 high school football schedule

A week-by-week look at this year's high school football schedule.

Class C playoff race may go down to the wire

Class C playoff race may go down to the wire

It's probably going to require all seven weeks of the Class C league season to determine which eight schools move on to the postseason.

Canajoharie wants to take next step — to sectional Class D title

Canajoharie wants to take next step — to sectional Class D title

A new program, new two-div­ision setup and two teams down from Class C give the Class D league a fresh look this season. But will the end result be the same? Canajoharie certainly is looking for a different outcome.

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