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WAPPINGERS FALLS

Saratoga girls win Federation cross country title

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
Different venue, same result.
The Saratoga Springs and Shenendehowa girls’ cross country teams renewed their Suburban Council rivalry Saturday in the New York State Federation Championships at Bowdoin Park, and the Blue Streaks again came out on top.
 
KINGSTON

Football: Plainsmen give total effort

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
Shenendehowa gave up a long touchdown run and fumbled the football away twice in the early stages of Saturday night’s state Class AA regional game with John Jay-East Fishkill.
“When we got down, that football game could have swung in their favor, big-time,” Plainsmen coach Brian Clawson said after his team’s 27-20 victory at Dietz Stadium. “We had a slow start, but we recovered.”
 
MIDDLETOWN

Boys' soccer: Shen stymied by Commack goalie

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
All day Saturday, it seemed it was just a matter of time until Shenendehowa broke through.
Time, though, rolled into overtime at Middletown High School with the Plainsmen still looking for a way around 6-foot-3 Commack goalie Ryan Sinnott. Two minutes into the extra session, he made two saves in the span of a few seconds to serve notice he didn’t plan on getting beaten.
 
CORTLAND

Girls' soccer: Indians suffer frigid ending

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
Schoharie’s bid for a girls’ state soccer title was put on ice Saturday night by Lansing.
 
GLENS FALLS

State girls' volleyball: BH-BL 2-2; Shen 1-3

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
Round-robin play
 
Sabres deliver knockout punch
CLIFTON PARK

Sabres deliver knockout punch

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
After trading first-quarter touchdowns with Peru in Friday night’s Class B regional football game, Schalmont collectively said enough is enough.
Nick Gallo ran for two scores and passed for another in a breakaway second quarter that included interceptions by Zac O’Dell early and Devin Higgins late, and the Sabres soared to a 60-20 victory at Shenendehowa’s Steuerwald Stadium.
 

Football: Plainsmen ready to write next chapter

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
Shenendehowa football coach Brian Clawson gave his Section II championship team a rare Sunday off. Their Sunday was Monday, with a look at film, some lifting and even a visit from former coach Brent Steuerwald, who had several Plainsmen teams in this same spot.
 

Schalmont football beats Peru, 60-20, in regional finals

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
The Sabres earn another trip to the state semifinals with an easy win over Section VII champ Peru.
 
Sabres aren't overlooking Peru

Sabres aren't overlooking Peru

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
The Schalmont football team isn’t concerned about asthetics at this stage of the season. The focus is on advancing, be it ugly, pretty or somewhere in between, and getting another state title shot.
“I don’t care if we win by one point or 40 points,” Sabres coach Joe Whipple said. “We want to keep playing.”
 

Girls' soccer: Lady Indians aren't straying from routine

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
They’ve gained near-celebrity status, but the Schoharie girls’ soccer team has not let the attention, or their success, go to their heads.
 

High school notes: Blue Streaks face big hurdle

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Saratoga Springs will make its third state field hockey final-four appearance Saturday morning against Mamaroneck at Maine-Endwell High School.
 
Volleyball: BH-BL girls headed back to Glens Falls

Volleyball: BH-BL girls headed back to Glens Falls

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
No matter how many miles they log during the season, the road always seems to end in Glens Falls for the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls’ volleyball players.
 
Boys' soccer: Plainsmen two wins from goal
CLIFTON PARK

Boys' soccer: Plainsmen two wins from goal

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Given the number of seniors on the team, the goal of this year’s Shenendehowa boys’ soccer squad has been nothing but a state title.
 
Schalmont's winning formula begins with head coach
ROTTERDAM

Schalmont's winning formula begins with head coach

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Before Joe Whipple came along, Schalmont had never won a playoff game, going 0-for-4. Last year, the Sabres came within a point of the state championship.
 
School Basketball: Dream comes through for Scotia's Cremo
SCOTIA

School Basketball: Dream comes through for Scotia's Cremo

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Joe Cremo dreamed big, and made it happen. “He set his goals way back. Last year he started checking them off,” said the Scotia-Glenville basketball star’s mom, Mary Cremo. “State champs. Division I scholarship.” The state championship came last season, when Cremo excelled game after game for the 27-0 Tartans. The Division I part became official Wednesday when the two-time Daily Gazette All-Area first-teammer signed his national letter-of-intent with the University at Albany.
 
 

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