Archives for May 2017

Monthly Archives: May 2017

High School Local

Contention bobbles Class B baseball bracket

Which is better? A team that goes 14-1, or another team who plays in the same classification but has one extra league game ...
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Capital Region Local

Guilderland teen dies after Hurst Road crash, two others remain in Hospital

GUILDERLAND — 17-year-old Alyssa Gelfand has died from injuries sustained in a Sunday night crash on Hurst Road, police say.  Two other teens, 16-year-old ...
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Columns Entertainment

Adults overlook other issues at work in “13 Reasons Why”

Parents, school administrators, and now public officials such as Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy, suddenly want to have a public conversation about teen ...
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High School Local

The collision felt around the world

Things got dramatic at Saturday’s Section II Class AA championship game when Niskayuna’s Tyler Senecal collided in with Shenendehowa catcher Kyle Douglas. Who ...
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High School Local

Shaker softball captures first Section II title in 15 years

MALTA — The Shaker Blue Bison varsity softball team won their first Sectional title in 15-years on Saturday, outlasting the defending champion Ballston ...
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High School Local

Greenville softball wins second straight Class C title

SOUTH GLENS FALLS– The No.6 seeded Greenville varsity softball team picked up their second Section II Class C title in-a-row on Saturday at ...
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High School

Nisky takes first-ever baseball sectional title

Niskayuna rode a shutout performance on the mound and key hits to victory as the beat Shenendehowa on Saturday afternoon at Joe Bruno ...
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High School Local

Sectional Softball: Saturday’s championship scoreboard

Here is today’s Sectional softball scoreboard: ALL SCORES ARE FINAL Class AA- Shaker- 5, Ballston Spa- 2 Class A- Averill Park- 2, Burnt Hills- ...
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Castleton Metro News

Memorial Day 2017: Castleton-on-Hudson Parade information

CASTLETON — The Village of Castleton-on-Hudson and town of Schodack will hold their annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 29. The parade ...
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Capital Region Metro News

Colonie firefighter faces charges after allegedly assaulting cops

COLONIE — A volunteer fireman, who was once named firefighter of the year, allegedly assaulted two police officers while they were attempting to ...
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Capital Region Metro News

Woman left 3-year-old in car alone for 90 minutes, police say

NORTH GREENBUSH — A tearful 3-year-old girl left alone in her mother’s car for 90 minutes Wednesday wandered around an apartment building looking ...
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High School Local

Saturday’s Sectional championship baseball & softball schedule

Good morning, 518! The sun is out, there’s no rain in the forecast, and if all goes as planned, we will have six ...
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Horse Racing Local Media Buzz

Legendary Times Union sportswriter returns to work

Albany Times Union sportswriter Tim Wilkin and his byline are back in the paper after a two-month absence from the Hearst-owned property. Wilkin, who ...
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High School Local

Rain forces postponement of Section II softball tournament

Like yesterday’s Class AA baseball championship game, Section II Athletics has been forced to reschedule all of the Softball title games scheduled for ...
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Big 7th inning boosts Red Sox to third straight win

Big 7th inning boosts Red Sox to third straight win

Following the high scoring affair in game one of the series with the Texas Rangers, the Red Sox offense looked to stay alive ...
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High School Local

Mother Nature forces postponement of Section II Class AA Championship game

TROY — Thanks to Mother Nature, Section II Athletics has postponed the Class AA Championship game between No.8 Shenendehowa and No.2 Niskayuna. Originally scheduled for ...
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High School

Albany Academy cruises past Spa Catholic to take Class B title

After a trio of big innings led by key hits, Albany Academy blew out Saratoga Catholic in the Class B sectional final on ...
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High School Local

ROUNDUP: Benning’s dinger saves Spartans’ season

MALTA — One year after capturing the Section II Class C title in extra innings, the Greenville High School softball team is headed ...
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High School Local

Wednesday’s Sectional high school softball scoreboard with updated brackets

Class AA No.1 Shen- 3, No.5 Shaker- 11 No.2 Colonie- 7, No.3 Ballsron Spa- 9 Shaker and Ballston Spa will duke it out ...
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National

The top 10 best sporting venues in the world

As sports fans, we are always trying to attend the big game, especially if it’s at the best venue. For those of you ...
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High School Local

Updated Sectional high school softball playoff brackets

After a wacky week of postponements and rain delays, the Semifinal round of the Section II softball tournament is finally set. Below are ...
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High School Local

The trick play strikes again, Hoosic Valley baseball captures fourth straight title

TROY — With a trip to the state tournament on the line, the Hoosic Valley High School baseball team used their trademark play ...
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High School Local

QUICK WRAP: Hoosick Falls lacrosse upsets Maple Hill in Sectional quarterfinals

SCHODACK — The Hoosick Falls varsity lacrosse team picked up their first Sectional quarterfinal win in school history Monday, upsetting the No.4 seeded Maple Hill ...
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High School Local

2017 Colonial Council baseball All-Stars released

Here are the 2017 Colonial Councill all-star baseball selections, as determined by the league’s coaching staffs. Many thanks to Upstate Sports Zone’s Camdyn Ames, who got these out ...
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High School Local

Monday’s Sectional high school softball scoreboard

Todaywas slated to bring quarterfinal games from all five classifications, but thanks to mother nature we had a few disruptions. Here is Monday’s ...
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