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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Football: Brothers continue to pick up steam

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
The large crowd that gathered for Saratoga Springs’ homecoming game Friday night didn’t have much to cheer about for the first three quarters.
Christian Brothers Academy ended three of the Blue Streaks’ first four drives with interceptions, and the reigning Section II Class AA champions used some long gainers to pull away in a 42-14 Empire Division victory.
 

Volleyball: Johnstown wins Foothills Council marathon

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
Behind 38 kills and 32 digs from Annie Stock, Johnstown outlasted Broadalbin-Perth in a marathon Foothills Council match, 25-20, 25-16, 17-25, 18-25, 26-24, Friday.
 

Soccer: Fingar scores twice to spark Tartans' win

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
Owen Fingar scored a pair of goals and assisted on another to lead Scotia-Glenville past Amsterdam, 4-0, Friday in a Foothills Council boys’ soccer game.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Grubs, sprinkler snafu disrupt Saratoga High sports schedules

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Just a few weeks after the football field at Saratoga Springs High School was infested with grubs and closed for emergency pesticide application, the soccer field has been deemed unsafe and closed for repairs, as well.
 

Volleyball: BH girls close in on another division title

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Kelly Waters had 10 kills, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake clinched at least a share of the Suburban Council North Division championship with a 25-10, 25-13, 25-18 win over Ballston Spa Thursday.
 

Soccer: Niskayuna boys hand Shaker first loss

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Kevin Chrisey and Sam Finn scored second-half goals Thursday as Niskayuna beat Shaker, 2-1, handing the Blue Bison their first loss of the Suburban Council boys’ soccer season.
 

Football: CBA won't be looking ahead

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Christian Brother Academy football coach Joe Burke knows his players are aware of their standing in the Class AA Empire Division and the possibilities that are ahead.
Playoff scenarios, though, were never mentioned by Burke and his staff in the week leading up to tonight’s game at Saratoga Springs.
 

High school notes: New Mohon coach knows how to adapt

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Throughout his basketball coaching career, Josh Peck has adapted with the changes.
“Some guys like to stay with a system. I tend to flex to the kids I have. I’ve got to see the size and speed,” said Mohon­asen High School’s new varsity boys’ coach. “My philosophy is to work with what you’ve got, play to strengths and teach them along the way.”
 

Shen's Frevola gets 200th victory

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Shenendehowa beat Kingston in a non-league game, 3-1, Thursday for coach Jeanne Frevola’s 200th win with the Lady Plainsmen.
 
Blue Streaks get revenge
WILTON

Blue Streaks get revenge

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
It had the feeling of a sectional final.
Two outstanding teams playing well, a chill in the air, a neutral — sort of — field.
 

High Schools: Mailey sparks Tartans' victory

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
Gracie Mailey scored a goal and assisted on a Dom Puglisi score Wednesday, as Scotia-Glenville beat Schuylerville, 2-0, in a Foothills Council girls’ soccer game.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Sectional Golf: Shaker, CBA tie for title; Academy's Puleo fires 72

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
Shaker’s players wanted to go right back out and settle things. Christian Brothers Academy coach Lucas Lastarza joked that he and Shaker coach Mike Cavotta should square off to determine the champion. For the first time in recent memory, there was a tie for the team title in the Section II Class A Golf Championships, held Wednesday at breezy Ballston Spa Country Club.
 
Shenendehowa vs. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake: Shen shuts out Spartans, 2-0
BURNT HILLS

Shenendehowa vs. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake: Shen shuts out Spartans, 2-0

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
Shenendehowa is taking this No. 1 seed stuff quite seriously. “We’re at the top, and we want to stay there,” Lady Plainsmen field hockey coach Jeanne Frevola said after Wednesday’s 2-0 win at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
 

Soccer: Scotia boys hand Broadalbin-Perth first loss

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Bill Bean scored twice and assisted on goals by Mike Faioli and Kettrick Bailey as the Scotia-Glenville boys’ soccer team handed Broadalbin-Perth its first loss of the season,
4-0, in Foothills Council action Tuesday.
 
Spartans win another classic
BURNT HILLS

Spartans win another classic

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Shenendehowa had won the third set and led by a healthy margin in the fourth when Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake volleyball coach Gary Bynon called a timeout.
“Coach told us he’s got our backs, and we shouldn’t be worried about making mistakes,” Burnt Hills junior middle blocker Natalie Albright said Tuesday night after the Spartans surged past the Lady Plainsmen in a match pitting Suburban Council North Division leaders. “He told us to go back to basics, remember what we’ve done, remember what a great team we are.”
 
 

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