The town’s first little league field will be open as early this April at the Stephen P. Wallace Town Park, taking the place of one of the town’s two softball fields.
Averill Park won two tiebreakers to defeat Guilderland 3-1 Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a Suburban Council girls volleyball match.
The Guilderland girls soccer team defeated Averill Park 4-1 Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a Suburban Council contest.
Antonio Lia's hat trick helped the Guilderland boys soccer team beat Shaker 4-2 Thursday, Sept. 10, in a Suburban Council contest.
The Guilderland-Voorheesville girls swim team raised its dual meet record to 2-0 with a 98-78 victory over Schenectady Wednesday, Sept. 9.
Shenendehowa dealt Guilderland its first loss of the season with a 1-0 victory Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Suburban Council game.
The Voorheesville football team fans will see at its home opener Saturday, Sept. 5, is not the same one they saw last year.
The Section 2 Class AA football season starts Friday, Sept. 4, and Bethlehem and Guilderland are ready to go.
The Voorheesville girls soccer team began its Colonial Council season with a 7-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville Tuesday, Sept. 1.
It’s a new era of Suburban Council sports. Beginning with the first varsity golf matches Monday, Aug. 24, the league is up to 16 schools.
The widow-making, production-killing, Dungeons & Dragons-eske imaginary pastime of Fantasy Football is here
In 2006, the Pew Research Center out of Washington D.C. estimated that 5 percent of all adults play fantasy sports, two-thirds of whom played fantasy football. Fantasy sports may lend credit to baseball for its origins, but football reigns as the Mack Daddy of them all.
Class began every summer afternoon on the ballfield at Bethlehem Central Middle School. The crunch of gravel underneath Jesse Braverman’s beat-up Ford Escort could be heard as he promptly rolled in at noon. He’d step out of the car with as many as 50 to 70 neighborhood kids already waiting for him. Instead of a syllabus, Braverman would pull out bags of helmets, bats and baseballs. It was the School of Baseball and class was now in session. In time, kids would simply call it “Jesse Ball.”
Being from Brooklyn, 18-year-old Aaron Straker hadn’t been near a farm until he and the other members of Jeter’s Leaders visited the Patroon Land Farm in Voorheesville Monday, Aug. 3.
This poll question first appeared in the July 29 editions of Spotlight News.
Albany Dutchmen rally to make the playoffs, only to lose in the first round
The Albany Dutchmen’s long, strange journey of 2015 ended with a postseason berth and a first-round playoff exit.
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