Archives for June 2017

Monthly Archives: June 2017

Local

Berne crash puts three in hospital, alcohol, and speed allegedly involved

BERNE, NY — Alcohol and speed are believed to have played a part in a Saturday morning crash that sent three to the ...
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Nationals make it look easy in Friday night beating of Mets

Nationals make it look easy in Friday night beating of Mets

NEW YORK — Met-killer Bryce Harper hit a 116.3-mph rocket home run off Mets starter Robert Gsellman in the first inning Thursday night ...
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College Local

Former Siena standout signs with Swedish club

LOUDONVILLE — Recent Siena Basketball graduate Brett Bisping will begin his professional playing career in Sweden. The Peoria, Illinois native signed Thursday with ...
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Top 10 U.S. Open Moments of all time

Top 10 U.S. Open Moments of all time

The U.S. Open captivates thousands of golf fans not only in the U.S., but around the world.  The various daunting courses and dramatic ...
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Features Hudson Valley Metro News

Family remembers lost friend following fatal drowning

VALATIE — Family and friends are mourning the loss of 19-year-old Brett Cappelli who drowned Sunday at Stony Kill Creek in Chatham, NY. ...
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High School Local

Columbia High School wins 2016-17 NYSPHSAA Sportsmanship Award

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced on Thursday that Columbia High School in East Greenbush was once ...
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College Local

2017-18 RPI men’s hockey schedule released

TROY — The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s ice hockey team has released its schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season. In all, the Engineers ...
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College Local

Siena’s Drpich selected to ABCA/Rawlings All-Northeast region team

LOUDONVILLE– Joe Drpich continues to rack up the accolades following a stellar 2017 season. The Siena Baseball junior first baseman has been named ...
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Columns National

There’s no joy left in New York sports

We have completed another sports year after the Penguins won the Stanley Cup and the Warriors won the NBA Finals. It’s another year ...
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Three area players selected in MLB draft

Three area players selected in MLB draft

The MLB draft took place this week, and it turned out very well for three area baseball players. The excitement began on Tuesday ...
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Shame on Knicks for not creating super team

Shame on Knicks for not creating super team

Super teams have become the rage as soon as LeBron James made the decision to sign with the Heat in 2010. Dwyane Wade ...
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Pedroia’s comes in the clutch, Red Sox walk off in game 1

Pedroia’s comes in the clutch, Red Sox walk off in game 1

In what was an up and down game from the start from the Red Sox. The teams smallest player ended up playing the ...
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Hard to take Durant seriously as a champion

Hard to take Durant seriously as a champion

When Kevin Garnett won his first championship in 2008, he showed his emotion by screaming “Anything is Possible” in what was the highlight ...
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Durant wins Finals MVP as Golden State gets revenge to win the NBA Championship in Game 5

Durant wins Finals MVP as Golden State gets revenge to win the NBA Championship in Game 5

Well there you have it. The 2017 NBA season has come to a close as the Golden State Warriors take care of business ...
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Someone paid $133,000.00 to watch game 5 of the NBA Finals

Someone paid $133,000.00 to watch game 5 of the NBA Finals

OAKLAND, CA — Would you pay $133,000.00 to watch a basketball game?  According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, that’s exactly the amount one fan paid ...
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Adirondack Thunder Local

Adirondack Thunder lose NHL affiliation with Calgary Flames

GLENS FALLS — After two seasons, the  Calgary Flames have pulled the plug on its player development contract with the Adirondack Thunder, the ECHL ...
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Hudson Valley Metro News

Valatie man drowns after diving into Stony Kill Creek

CHATHAM — A 19-year-old Valatie man drowned Sunday afternoon while swimming in Stony Kill Creek. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says they received 911 call ...
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Cavaliers desperation outweigh Warriors excellence

Cavaliers desperation outweigh Warriors excellence

With the champagne ready to be uncorked, Larry O’Brien trophy appearing in the building and history ready to be made with a potential ...
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Columns

NBA Finals: Could We See Another Shocking Upset?

So far in this series, the Cavaliers have been outmatched by the Golden State Warriors in just about every facet of the game thus far until they ...
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High School

Cohoes’ season ends with loss to Solvay in state semifinals

After going down by three in the first inning, Cohoes could not claw their way back in as they fell to Solvay (Section ...
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Crushing the Belmont Stakes

Crushing the Belmont Stakes

It’s that time of year again. The test of the champion. The 12 furlong Belmont Stakes. This is the 3rd leg of the ...
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RECAP: Yankees take 2 of 3 from Red Sox

RECAP: Yankees take 2 of 3 from Red Sox

If you read my series preview a few days ago, you would see that I was not too far off on how it would ...
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A sweep would be the best thing for the NBA

A sweep would be the best thing for the NBA

Game 4 becomes the interesting part of the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors have a chance to make history by going undefeated ...
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Local

Burnt Hills teen enjoys prom despite hospital stint

ALBANY — The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School prom went off as planned on Friday, May 12 at Saratoga Hall of Springs, but ...
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Give NBA Finals MVP to Durant already

Give NBA Finals MVP to Durant already

Kevin Durant is so many things as a basketball player. He is unstoppable in the paint, and he can shoot from long range. ...
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