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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.
Photo of Showdown turns into a real classic
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Schalmont’s starting defense gave up its first points of the season less than six minutes into Friday night’s non-league game with Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.
“Welcome to Class A,” said Schalmont quarterback and middle linebacker Nick Gallo. “We looked at each other and said, ‘It’s either going to go our way or their way.’ ”
Actually, the game matching state-ranked teams went both ways.

Photo of Warriors earn tie, keep streak alive
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

The Niskayuna boys’ soccer team has been getting the desired results lately, but coach Joe Carosella would prefer the Silver Warriors make things a little easier for themselves.

Volleyball: Lady Dutch grind out marathon victory
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Guilderland and Saratoga Springs traded set wins, the Lady Dutch taking their Suburban Council match in five, 25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 15-25, 25-16, Friday. Rebecca Straubel had 13 kills and seven digs for Guilderland, and Jessica VanDoren had 23 assists and 17 service points.

Soccer: Broadalbin-Perth boys blank Hudson Falls
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Broadalbin-Perth remained unbeaten, and got some help in padding its lead over Scotia-Glenville in Foothills Council boys’ soccer Friday.

Field hockey: Lady Plainsmen overpower Shaker
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Emily Fraser scored three goals to power Shenendehowa to a 7-0 Suburban Council win over Shaker Friday.

School football: Schalmont holds off late Burnt Hills rally
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Battle of undefeated teams.

Week 4 high school football Friday night scoreboard (Final)
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Did your favorite team win?

Football: Two of Section II's best lock horns tonight
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Nick Gallo believes his Schalmont football team can only benefit from tonight’s non-league game with Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.

Soccer: Scotia girls win in overtime
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Maddy Carroll’s second goal of the game, with 10 seconds left in the first overtime, gave Scotia-Glenville a 2-1 win over South Glens Falls Thursday in a Foothills Council game.

Volleyball: Fordians' standout Schumaker reaches milestone
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Waterford-Halfmoon senior Emily Schumaker recorded her 1,000th career service point as part of the Fordians’ Central Hudson Valley League sweep of Hawthorne Valley Thursday.

Photo of Unselfish Patriots roll over Troy
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

There’s a different look to the Schen­ectady boys’ soccer team this season, and Andrew Butryn, for one, couldn’t be happier,

High Schools: Orminski carries Eagles past Saints
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Emily Orminski served 11 aces and collected 20 assists, and Galway continued its quest for another Western Athletic Conference Northern Division girls’ volleyball title with a four-set victory over Saratoga Central Catholic Wednesday. Orminski finished with 21 service points in the Eagles’ 25-15, 25-14, 17-25, 25-16 win, which left them 8-0 in the league and 9-0 overall.

Photo of Schalmont vs. Voorheesville: Sabres click in 3-0 victory
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Schalmont boys’ soccer coach Jason Beck asked his team for a postseason effort Wednesday. He got what he wanted, as the Sabres beat a quality Voorheesville team, 3-0, in a Colonial Council contest.

Soccer: Shaker wins showdown with Shenendehowa
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Shaker held Shenendehowa to four shots, and registered the game’s only goal when a shot hit off a pair of Shenendehowa defenders as the Blue Bison handed the Plainsmen a 1-0 setback in a game between Suburban Council unbeatens Tuesday.

Volleyball: BH-BL coach Bynon gets win No. 600
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

The streak lives, and with it comes another big number for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls’ volleyball coach Gary Bynon.

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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.