Archives for April 2017

Monthly Archives: April 2017

Columns

What’s next for Albany after Devils’ departure?

With the Albany Devils now officially out the door for the final time at the Times Union Center following their elimination from the ...
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National

NBA Playoffs: Semifinals Matchups

Eastern Conference (1) Celtics vs (4) Wizards With all the fights between the Celtics and the Wizards this season people are wondering if ...
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Castleton Metro News

UAlbany Frat party turns Schodack Island State Park upside down

SCHODACK — A University at Albany Frat party got out of hand Saturday at Schodack Island State Park, forcing a police response of ...
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College

UAlbany Men’s Lacrosse Notches Fifth Straight Perfect America East Regular Season

ALBANY, N.Y. – The #7/6 UAlbany men’s lacrosse team completed its fifth consecutive perfect America East season on Saturday night, using a 7-0 ...
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High School

Ex-Basketball Star tells local students how drug abuse derailed his career

CHATHAM — In the mid to late 1990’s Chris Herren was a rising star in the College Basketball world, first at Boston College and ...
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Red Sox hold off Cubs in thriller to open series

Red Sox hold off Cubs in thriller to open series

In recent days, the Red Sox offense has struggled mightily. Yesterday was however the opposite in the opener of a three game series ...
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High School

QUICK WRAP: Burnt Hills lacrosse outlasts Queensbury in non-league contest

Team, record, box score Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (7-3 overall, 5-3 Suburban Council): 2 2 1 3 — 8 Queensbury (8-3 overall, 5-0 Foothills ...
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Safe pick turns out to be right choice for Jets

Safe pick turns out to be right choice for Jets

Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan took the best player available when he made his No. 6 overall draft pick selection in the Jets ...
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Maple Hill lacrosse team spends 40 minutes on the side of the road

Maple Hill lacrosse team spends 40 minutes on the side of the road

SCHODACK– The Maple Hill High School boys lacrosse team spent 40 minutes on the side of the road Thursday after their bus broke ...
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High School

Wildcats use 10-run inning to sedate Mustangs

SCHODACK — Not three days removed from a 9-3 disappointing performance at Taconic Hills High School, the Maple Hill baseball team used a 10-run first ...
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Who will the Cleveland Browns take in the First round of the NFL Draft?

Who will the Cleveland Browns take in the First round of the NFL Draft?

So, with the draft coming up in the next few hours, everyone wants to know who will the Browns take in the first ...
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Drafting a quarterback won’t do the Jets any good

Drafting a quarterback won’t do the Jets any good

Third-year Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has received advice for months from his front office staff, his coaches, Jets fans, talking heads, football ...
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High School

Quick wrap: Saratoga beats Averill Park to improve to 9-2

Behind two big innings, Saratoga varsity baseball was able to continue their hot start on Wednesday afternoon at East Side Rec as they ...
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High School

Updated Colonial Council Baseball standings

Here are the updated Colonial Council high school baseball standings as of Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (League, overall) Liberty Division: 1- Ichabod Crane ...
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National

Betts continues hot starts, Sox take finale from O’s

In a game that happens 3 days ago, but feels like a distant memory, the Red Sox looked to take atleast one game ...
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Adirondack Thunder

Adirondack’s season comes to a close in OT

Glens Falls —  The Adirondack Thunder’s 2016-17 season came to an end in overtime with a 6-5 loss 2:57 into the extra session ...
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High School

Explosive third inning pulls Taconic Hills baseball past Maple Hill

CARYVILLE — An explosive eight-run third inning highlighted by a pair of RBI(2) doubles propelled the Taconic Hills High School Titans to a ...
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National

How we got here: The 2017 NBA Playoffs

Eastern Conference Playoffs: Boston Celtics (1) Vs. Chicago Bulls (8) Series: 2-2 This series has been an up and down ride from both ...
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Time for Yanks to dominate divisional play

Time for Yanks to dominate divisional play

The Yankees have received hosannas from their fawning fans and the New York media for their 11-7 start. One would think this would ...
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High School Local

Suburban Council Baseball Standings

Another big week of baseball ahead. Here’s the current standings heading into this week’s action (4/24) (Overall, League) Gray Division  Ballston Spa Scotties ...
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College

UAlbany lacrosse grabs comeback win over Yale

ALBANY, N.Y. – Down four in the fourth quarter, the #5/5 UAlbany men’s lacrosse team roared back with a game-ending 5-0 run vs. ...
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Adirondack Thunder

Thunder beat Manchester 2-1 to force game six

Glens Falls, NY – The Adirondack Thunder forced a Game 6 on Tuesday with a 2-1 victory over the Manchester Monarchs on Saturday ...
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College

Fairfield sweeps Siena baseball in doubleheader

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. – Fairfield starters John Signore and Gavin Wallace combined to allow just one run over 15 innings to pitch the defending ...
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High School

Saratoga beats Burnt Hills, continues hot start

Strong hitting, pitching and defense, the keys of baseball, all went Saratoga’s way on Saturday afternoon against BH-BL as the Blue Streaks cruised ...
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Early-season crisis puts Mets to test

Early-season crisis puts Mets to test

It’s never a good time for a team to deal with adversity, but that’s part of the deal during a long season. The ...
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