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High school football roundup

For Mechanicville and new head football coach, a matter of trust

TROY

For Mechanicville and new head football coach, a matter of trust

First-year Mechanicville coach Erik Smith had four reasons — as in the number of interceptions his quarterback had thrown — to play it conservatively late in Friday’s Class C Central Division game with Holy Trinity at Catholic Central.

UAlbany football building momentum on field, in stands

ALBANY

UAlbany football building momentum on field, in stands

Attendance, season tickets surging

Once a linebacker, Union's punter still a defensive weapon

SCHENECTADY

Once a linebacker, Union's punter still a defensive weapon

Barnes averaging more than 43 yards per punt

Shen, Nisky golf show promise (Updated)

CLIFTON PARK

Shen, Nisky golf show promise (Updated)

Bethlehem wins Suburban title

Siena basketball keeps focus on court, not courtroom

ALBANY

Siena basketball keeps focus on court, not courtroom

Troops of loyal fans gathered Thursday night for the Siena Basketball KeyBank Sneak Preview, a festive meet-and-greet with Saints players and coaches annually held two months before the teams’ first games of the upcoming season.

UAlbany ready for pass-happy Holy Cross

ALBANY

UAlbany ready for pass-happy Holy Cross

The pass-happy offense Holy Cross employs is a wide receiver’s dream.

CBA football seeks sixth straight win

CBA football seeks sixth straight win

It was for pride more than anything else when Christian Brothers Academy beat Albany last fall for its only Class AA Empire Division win.

Burnt Hills boys' soccer shocks Bethlehem

Burnt Hills boys' soccer shocks Bethlehem

An early second-half goal got Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake past Bethlehem 1-0 in Suburban Council boys’ soccer action Thursday.

Hackel gets honor

Hackel gets honor

News and notes from around the dirt track racing scene, which is winding down, but refuses to go away.

Fitzpatrick leads Jets past Bills

ORCHARD PARK

Fitzpatrick leads Jets past Bills

All week, Ryan Fitzpatrick had to listen to the questions about last year’s fourth quarter in Buffalo, about how he couldn’t beat a Rex Ryan defense.

For good bass fishing, head to Ballston Lake

This past weekend, the Mohawk Valley Anglers Club attracted 15 teams to Ballston Lake and they caught some very good fish.

Whitley, Anderson have different goals in instructional leagues

Whitley, Anderson have different goals in instructional leagues

One’s still getting the hang of things; the other has a firm grip.

High schools: Krohn sisters have Schoharie soccer off to 6-0 start

High schools: Krohn sisters have Schoharie soccer off to 6-0 start

The Krohn sisters ganged up on Northville Wednesday, and led Schoharie to another Western Athletic Conference girls’ soccer win.

Albany would love to get games that North Carolina lost

Albany would love to get games that North Carolina lost

The controversial North Carolina state law commonly called HB2, or the “bathroom bill,” cost Albany one basketball game.

Niskayuna man wins title of greatest Yankees fan

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna man wins title of greatest Yankees fan

Sidoti, of Niskauyuna, was honored Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium, where the Yankees were playing the Los Angeles Dodgers.

High schools: Landry's PK seals Guilderland soccer win

High schools: Landry's PK seals Guilderland soccer win

Tyler Landry’s successful penalty kick in the 72nd minute capped a comeback as Guilderland defeated Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 3-1 in a Suburban Council boys’ soccer game Tuesday.

Rivera comes to New York Mets' rescue

WASHINGTON

Rivera comes to New York Mets' rescue

T.J. Rivera is the newest unlikely contributor to the New York Mets’ playoff push.

Impressive individual efforts don't guarantee victories

ROTTERDAM

Impressive individual efforts don't guarantee victories

Cameron Brooks of Schalmont ended up running for a career-high 330 yards on 21 carries last Friday, but a handful of mistakes caught up with the Sabres in a 32-28 loss that could well have been a win.

Football: UAlbany still has a lot to prove

ALBANY

Football: UAlbany still has a lot to prove

Picked to finish 11th out of a dozen teams in the Colonial Athletic Association before the 2016 season started, the University at Albany football team broke into the national FCS rankings earlier this week on the strength of its 2-0 start.

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