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Though injured, three Niskayuna lacrosse players support teammates

NISKAYUNA

Though injured, three Niskayuna lacrosse players support teammates

What the Niskayuna girls’ lacrosse team lost should have derailed its season.

Schalmont baseball advances in tournament

BALLSTON SPA

Schalmont baseball advances in tournament

Matt Rash wasn’t a bit surprised when Plattsburgh pitcher Andrew Bechard issued an intentional walk to Schalmont slugger Chris Hamilton with Thursday’s Class B sub-regional game tied at two in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Complacency hasn't set in for Shen baseball

CLIFTON PARK

Complacency hasn't set in for Shen baseball

In the week since Shenendehowa clinched this year’s Section II Class AA baseball title, no sense of complacency has set in for the Plainsmen.

CLIFTON PARK

Track and field: Shenendehowa's Reale sets record in 800

Shenendehowa sophomore Hannah Reale set a Section II record in the 800-meter run at the state qualifying meet Thursday at Brett Steuerwald Stadium with a time of 2:09.05.

ROTTERDAM

Shaker girls win Class A lacrosse crown

Tied at halftime, Shaker scored the first four goals in the second half of Wednesday’s Section II Class A girls’ lacrosse title game before needing to hold off a late Guilderland charge in a 10-9 victory.

Big second half carries Nisky to Class B lacrosse championship

ROTTERDAM

Big second half carries Nisky to Class B lacrosse championship

The halftime message was direct. “Be who we are,” Niskayuna coach Jason Bach told his players. “Be yourselves.”

Scotia-Glenville girls retain Class C lacrosse title

ROTTERDAM

Scotia-Glenville girls retain Class C lacrosse title

It took some time for Scotia-Glenville’s offense to start playing as well as Abbie McHerron at the other end of the field in Wednesday’s Section II Class C championship lacrosse game.

Boys' lacrosse: BH-BL's season ends at Yorktown

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake’s most successful boys’ lacrosse season ended Wednesday with a 16-9 Class B sub-regional loss to Yorktown on the Cornhuskers’ field.

Epic Section II postseason classic games

Epic Section II postseason classic games

Every time Shenendehowa built a lead, Niskayuna fought back. That’s what state lacrosse champions do.

Section II track state qualifier starts Thursday

Section II track state qualifier starts Thursday

Section II’s top outdoor track and field stars will descend upon Shenendehowa later this week to earn spots representing the area at the June 10-11 state championships in Cicero.

Burnt Hills boys' lacrosse anniversary season even more special

ROTTERDAM

Burnt Hills boys' lacrosse anniversary season even more special

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake varsity lacrosse team’s 10th anniversary season was already special in a lot of ways.

Future looks bright for Ballston Spa softball team

Future looks bright for Ballston Spa softball team

On the first day of tryouts, Ballston Spa softball coach Amanda Fifield gathered her players to tell them her plan for the season.

Schalmont wins Section II Class B-BB baseball playoff

BALLSTON SPA

Schalmont wins Section II Class B-BB baseball playoff

A base hit and the Indians are certainly back in it, and maybe even on their way back to the state tournament they won the last two years.

Track: Cobleskill girls win Group 3 title by one point

Jessica Corrozzi didn’t win any individual events, but her versatility helped Cobleskill-Richmondville win the Section II Group 3 girls’ title Thursday night at Schuylerville High School.

Shen boys dethrone Niskayuna in Class A lacrosse final

ROTTERDAM

Shen boys dethrone Niskayuna in Class A lacrosse final

Matt Stucchi already had a big game going, then it got so much better.

Ballston Spa wins first Section II softball crown

MALTA

Ballston Spa wins first Section II softball crown

As she delivered her final pitch, Ballston Spa senior Ashlyn Kersch had to fight to keep her composure.

Shen slams door on CBA in Class AA final

TROY

Shen slams door on CBA in Class AA final

Ian Anderson gave up five more hits and registered seven fewer strikeouts in Thursday’s Section II Class AA baseball championship game than he did a year ago on this stage.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga board closes door on debate about soccer coach

Those who showed up at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting to express public support or condemnation for the Saratoga Springs’ embattled varsity girls’ soccer coach Adrienne Dannehy had to do so behind closed doors.

Baseball: Flawed Queensbury still dominates Scotia

TROY

Baseball: Flawed Queensbury still dominates Scotia

It was an imperfect game from a perfect team, but it was more than good enough.

Softball: Ballston Spa enters uncharted territory

Softball: Ballston Spa enters uncharted territory

In one dugout, there’s reigning Section II Class AA softball champion Shenendehowa, which is making its 16th appearance in an area title game and seeking its 11th championship.

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