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Thirteen-year-old Heidi Zahnleuter wasn’t aware of all the opportunities the ADK Field Hockey Club provided when she joined last winter. The youngster from Clifton Park said she was just looking to have some fun and sharpen her skills for her upcoming freshman season at Emma Willard.
Zullo, O’Sullivan, Scanlon lead Shenendehowa inductees
Friday, Sept. 17, 2010

Shenendehowa’s basketball program will be well-represented at the high school’s upcoming Hall of Fame induction ceremony, with state championship coach Jim Zullo and 1,000-point scorers Brendan O’Sullivan and Jennifer Scanlon among the nine inductees.

Photo of Plainsmen defense fuels 7-0 win
Friday, Sept. 17, 2010

Ballston Spa’s defense had one costly breakdown in Thursday night’s showdown with Shenendehowa for first place in the Class AA Empire Division. The Plainsmen didn’t have any.

Lack of experience hasn’t slowed unbeaten Sabres
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010

This whole varsity thing is new to more than half of the Schalmont boys’ soccer team. So far, they seem to be adapting well. The Sabres improved to 2-0-0 in the Col­onial Council with a 5-0 win over Coble­skill-Richmondville on Wednesday, riding a three-goal effort from sophomore Chris Bubb to their fourth win in as many tries this season.

Another big test for Scotties
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010

The Ballston Spa Scotties, winners over Saratoga Springs last week, find themselves in another rivalry game tonight, when they travel to Clifton Park to take on the Plainsmen at Steuerwald Stadium. Both teams are unbeaten, and the winner gains sole possession of first place in the Class AA Empire Division.

Griswold’s goal helps Cougars end slide, 5-4
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010

Jordan Griswold scored with 42 seconds left in regulation Wednesday as Canajoharie beat St. Johns­ville/Oppenheim-Ephratah, 5-4, to snap 32-game winless streak in boys’ Western Athletic Conference soccer.

Photo of Streaks’ defense takes field hockey showdown
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010

Goalkeeper Haley McDougall guessed right, and Saratoga Springs left Shenendehowa’s Steuerwald Stadium with an impressive victory Wednesday night in a matchup of Suburban Council field hockey powers.

Fonda-Fultonville chalks up first Colonial girls' volleyball victory
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

Brianna Derby and Alex Sinicropi combined for 10 aces, and Colonial Council newcomer Fonda-Fultonville knocked off Cobleskill-Richmondville in four games Tuesday for its first league victory.

Blue Streaks get jump on Suburban field hockey rivals
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

Saratoga Springs, which lost Niskayuna three times last season, turned the tables with a 2-1 victory last week and is off to a strong start in Suburban Council field hockey.

Photo of Balanced Spartans turn back Warriors (with photo gallery)
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls’ team scored twice early in the second half to push its lead to 3-0 in what eventually became a 3-1 Suburban Council win over Niskayuna on Tuesday.

Scotia-Glenville girls' soccer team remains unbeaten
Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010

Amanda Lindsey scored a goal and added two assists, and three other players had a goal each Monday as Scotia-Glenville shut out Johnstown, 4-0, in the Foothills Council girls’ soccer opener for both teams.

Photo of Schenectady Hall of Fame: New class a tribute to versatility
Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010

Versatility and variety are the themes for the 13th annual Schenectady City School District Athletic Hall of Fame class.

Photo of Nethaway helps Braves roll, 33-14
Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010

Luke Nethaway cost his Fonda-Fultonville football team a touchdown when he fumbled the ball in his own end zone in Saturday’s Class C South Division game with Voorheesville. Nethaway more than made up for his late second-quarter gaffe, scoring two touchdowns and setting up another afterward with a superb over-the-shoulder catch in the Braves 33-14 victory.

Ubriaco paces Spartans’ win in Guilderland Invitational
Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010

Otis Ubriaco beat Guilderland’s Andrew Coy by 10 seconds Saturday, winning the individual race and helping Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake to the team title in the large school boys’ division of the Guilderland Invitational.

Richardson, Cadets tame Tigers, 56-32
Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010

Senior running back Zay Richardson ran for 262 yards and six touchdowns on 20 carries, and Hunter McCarthy added a pair of scoring strikes as Albany Academy defeated Hudson Falls, 56-32, in a Class B crossover game Saturday.

Photo of Blocked kick seals Scotties’ win
Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010

A couple of big defensive plays and the quarterbacking of Troy Gargiulo helped Ballston Spa wrestle the lead away from Saratoga Springs in Friday night’s matchup of Class AA Empire Division rivals.

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