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Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

Shoemaker Bryce Hume champ

We beat the rain, and 26 brave souls had a pretty good time Sunday at the 41st annual Gazette Bryce Hume Memorial Golf Tournament at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course. Jerry Shoemaker won possession of the prestigious Bryce Hume trophy with a 71 net score, followed by Ken Shumway's 74 and ...
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

UAlbany center honored

Eric LaPorta, a senior center on the University at Albany football team, has been named a semifinalist for the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy. He's one of 170 candidates vying for the award honoring the nation’s top scholar-athlete. LaPorta, a native of Yorktown Heights, is a three-year starter for the ...
Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013

Dutchmen have a way to go

In preseason camp, the Union College football team had reason for optimism. After all, the Dutchmen were returning almost all of their skill-position players on offense, including one of the best quarterback-wideout tandems in the Liberty League in Connor Eck and Kyle Reynolds. Boy, have things changed. Reynolds, who caught ...
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

Super day of golf

What an incredible day of golf in the Capital Region. Earl Winchester, now a member of Shaker Ridge Country Club but who also maintains a club membership at Normanside Country Club, fired a one-under-par 69 -- the only sub-par round of the tournament so far -- for a two-day total ...
Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Major bowling leagues start quick

No surprise that the Monday major bowling leagues started off strong tonight. John Musto Jr. hammered a 279-804 in the Sportsman's Majors on the new synthetic lanes at Sportsman's Bowl, where Jason Deitz ripped a 279-781. Jim Parker, a lefty, added a 266-758. In the 14-team DV Greco Insurance City ...
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

Danes dig in against Colgate

UAlbany's football team really did the job tonight at Colgate with a 37-34 victory. Earlier this week, legendary head coach Bob Ford said that his Great Danes needed to step it up in the running game. Omar Osbourne listened well. He ran for 252 yards and a pair of touchdowns. ...
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Union's Eck, Reynolds top tandem

Junior quarterback Connor Eck and junior wideout Kyle Reynolds could be one of the top passing combos in NCAA Division III football this season. After all, in their first season together on the varsity, they clicked immediately. Good friends both on and off the field, Eck and Reynolds always appear ...
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Douglas perfect at Sportsman's

Bill Douglas of the Gazette league shot the first perfect game on the new synthetic lanes at Sportsman's Bowl today. Douglas, who finished the season with a career-best 783 triple bowling right-handed and a 634 bowling left-handed in the same roll-off match to help his Les is More team win ...
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

Team USA NB3 champs

Despite the loss of Tiger Woods to a back injury, Team USA won the Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge today at Turning Stone Resort's Atunyote Golf Club. Rickie Fowler, Begay, Gary Woodland and Bo Van Pelt shot 21 under par in the best-ball event to benefit the Begay Foundation. “Year ...
Monday, Aug. 26, 2013

Woods out of NB3 Challenge

It's no surprise, considering how much he battled a sore back this weekend, but Tiger Woods has pulled out of Wednesday's Notah Begah III Foundation Challenge at Turning Stone Resort's Atunyote Golf Club. He will be replaced by Gary Woodland, who like Woods himself, made a gallant run at the ...

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