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MacAdam, Mike

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Phone: 518-395-3146

Employee Since: December 1, 1987

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Mike started as a general assignment sports writer at the Gazette in December 1987 after a year at the Troy Record. He became the sports columnist and Siena basketball beat writer this year. His other specialities are horse racing and running/track and field. Mike's responsibilities also include copy editing and pagination.


Mike's Recent Articles:


Shen's 'Bella' scores beautiful goal

Shen's 'Bella' scores beautiful goal

September 25, 2016

Everyone on the Shenendehowa girls’ soccer team calls sophomore Isabella Guarracino “Bella” for short. That’s also Italian for “beautiful,” and although the Plainsmen were obviously ...

Sometimes, love is the best medicine

Sometimes, love is the best medicine

September 22, 2016

The little girl in the blond wig, the Michigan State shirt and the “Big Ten Champions” hat, the one at the top of the ladder ...

Ortiz-Brown combo gets expected result in Hopeful

Ortiz-Brown combo gets expected result in Hopeful

September 5, 2016

No. Joke. The championship trainer and the championship jockey teamed up in the Grade I Hopeful on closing day of the 148th Saratoga Race Course ...

Ortiz wins jockey title in style

Ortiz wins jockey title in style

September 5, 2016

On Saturday in the Grade III Glens Falls, jockey Jose Ortiz patiently settled for position at midpack with his horse, Suffused. He skillfully guided him ...

Mechanicville native Chad Brown wins Saratoga training title

Mechanicville native Chad Brown wins Saratoga training title

September 4, 2016

It was Skill Not Luck. Well, this is horse racing, so there’s always a little bit of luck. But it was the horse with that ...

Two champions are forever linked in Travers lore

Two champions are forever linked in Travers lore

September 4, 2016

Last Sunday morning, the Hall of Fame trainer walked his horse by a lead shank out of his stall and over to 15 or so ...

Saratoga notes: Long shot pulls upset in Prioress Stakes

Saratoga notes: Long shot pulls upset in Prioress Stakes

September 4, 2016

Lucy N Ethel, scratched from a stakes race at Monmouth Park while her trainer’s credentials were under review, scratched out a win in the Grade ...

Shaman Ghost captures Woodward

Shaman Ghost captures Woodward

September 4, 2016

They looked like the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse at the wire. In a blanket Woodward Stakes photo finish, the top four officially were separated ...

Dead heat in Spinaway

Dead heat in Spinaway

September 4, 2016

It was neither pretty nor sweet. But it was both Pretty City Dancer and Sweet Loretta. Those two dead-heated to win the Grade I Spinaway ...

Jose Ortiz continues to win

Jose Ortiz continues to win

September 4, 2016

OK, Jose Ortiz is having one of the best Saratoga Race Course meets by a jockey ever. But this is ridiculous. He’s not winning on ...

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