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School notes: Shaker HOF class announced

Colin Berry, Ronald Chen, Brian Maloy and John Maloy will be inducted into the Shaker Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 5.

The induction ceremony at the Century House in Latham will begin at noon. Space is limited, and tickets are $27 per person. Checks should be made out to Shaker High School Booster Club. More information can be found on the district’s website at

Berry (2005 graduate) played football for the Blue Bison and as a senior was selected to the Daily Gazette All-Area first-team offense.

Chen (1986) competed in football, soccer and track and field. Brian Maloy excelled in soccer, swimming and track and field. John Maloy was a standout in soccer and track and field.


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake graduate Natalie Moore had a team-leading 123 defensive digs for the Saint Michael's College women's volleyball team through eight matches.

Moore and another BH-BL grad, Sloane Campbell of SUNY-Potsdam, were on opposite sides in a recent match won by Saint Michaels, 3-2. Moore had 27 digs while Campbell had 15 digs and five aces.

Moore helped Saint Michael's win six of eight matches to begin the season.


The Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls’ volleyball team posted a tournament best 7-1 pool record before losing to Cambridge in the championship match at its Bulldog Blast, 25-15, 23-25, 25-16.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Cambridge had split in pool play before their title meeting.

Cambridge went 5-3 in pool play, followed by Hadley-Luzerne and Amsterdam at 4-4, and Albany Leadership at 0-8.

Middle hitter Cassidy Warnke of Cambridge was the event’s MVP. The all-star team consisted of Shannon Stone (middle hitter) of Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Cassidy Arocho (setter) of Amsterdam, Roz Saunders (setter) of Cambridge, Taylor Hay (outside hitter) of Hadley-Luzerne and Kadeara Smith (outside hitter) of Albany Leadership.


Christian Apicella had quite a game for LaSalle Institute in Saturday's 35-25 Class AA football win over Columbia.

The senior intercepted three passes and caught one of Will Williams' three touchdown tosses. Apicella totaled 100 yards on three receptions, and ended both the first half and the contest with interceptions.

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