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Guilderland’s bus broke down on the way to the game, causing nearly a half-hour delay in Tuesday’s Suburban Council boys’ soccer showdown with Shenendehowa. Surprisingly, it was the Plainsmen, not the Dutchmen, who needed some fixing.
School cross country
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014



Volleyball: Shenendehowa sweeps Guilderland
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Julia Paliwodzinski collected 33 assists, and Shenendehowa continued its push for the top Class AA sectional seed with a 25-12, 25-19, 25-15 Suburban Council win over Guilderland Tuesday.

Photo of Plainsmen get a real scare
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Guilderland’s bus broke down on the way to the game, causing nearly a half-hour delay in Tuesday’s Suburban Council boys’ soccer showdown with Shenendehowa.
Surprisingly, it was the Plainsmen, not the Dutchmen, who needed some fixing.

Soccer: Fingar sparks Tartans' victory
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Owen Fingar scored the first of his three goals in the opening minute on a cross from Kettrick Bailey, and Scotia-Glenville went on to defeat Gloversville, 7-1, in a Foothills Council boys’ soccer game Tuesday.

Soccer: Rossi scores twice in Lady Sabres' win
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Schalmont scored early and often, connecting for five first-half goals en route to a convincing 6-1 Colonial Council girls’ soccer victory over Ichabod Crane Monday.

Field hockey: Suburban's top teams post wins
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Carley Barnes, Marissa Larkin and Mimi Liebers knocked in first-half goals before Marissa Folts added an insurance tally, and Saratoga Springs defeated Guilderland, 4-0, in a Suburban Council game Monday.

Photo of Dillon a good fit with Shen
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Too skinny for football.
That’s Shenendehowa junior middle Sean Dillon, who, at 6-foot-5, is showing he has the right dimensions for volleyball.

Volleyball: Indians win Colonial showdown
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Haley Irvis made an impact at the net with 11 kills and seven blocks, and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk maintained sole possession of first place in the Patriot Division with a Colonial Council sweep of Fonda-Fultonville Monday.

High school notes: BH-BL field hockey team knows how to score, too
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake field hockey team has put together an impressive defensive streak, allowing just four goals in regulation play through 10 games.
Camden scored two of them, while Columbia and Guilderland have the others.
“Right now, we’re a defensive team,” said Burnt Hills assistant coach Lisa Ball. “We’re working to change that.”

Photo of Competitive cheerleading preparing for varsity debut
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Schenectady High School athletic director Steve Boynton said he’s often blown away by his football players’ achievements out on Larry Mulvaney Field, and by their schoolmates who cheer for them, too.
“Cheerleading isn’t what it was when I played football. It was rah, rah, say your name,” Boynton said. “Now, they’re dancing and doing flips. They’re as athletic as anyone else.”

Photo of Saratoga Springs vs. Guilderland: Quick start propels Streaks past Dutch
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

The first half resembled a track meet. The second half was more of a marathon. Saratoga Springs managed to be a little better than Guilderland at both as the Lady Blue Streaks took a 3-2 Suburban Council girls’ soccer win Saturday.

School Football: Panthers survive scare
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Hoosick Falls held on to beat Broadalbin-Perth on Saturday, 21-17, in a non-league game that pushed the Panthers’ streak of wins against Section II competition to 53 games.

High Schools: Saratoga successful at Adirondack Classic
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Saratoga Springs junior Aiden Tooker was the individual winner in the boys’ large-school race, and the Blue Streaks dominated the girls’ race Saturday at the Adirondack Classic, hosted by Queensbury High School.

Photo of Schalmont, BH-BL use shared struggles to raise cancer awareness
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

There was a battle on the football field Friday night at Schalmont High School and an all-too-real battle off it.

Football roundup: Raiders win Indian Bowl
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Chase DeLossantos ran for six touchdowns and more than 325 yards, leading Mechanicville to a 46-6 Class C victory over Stillwater in the annual Indian Bowl.

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Music in the clubs:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Brian Dorn - Poetry open mic Caffe Lena
7 p.m. $3
Eric Paslay Vapor
9 p.m. Free - $20
The Deadbeats Low Beat
10 p.m.