Joe Girard III cuts college list to six

Glens Falls basketball star Joe Girard III announced Saturday night that he had cut his college decision list to six schools, after receiving nearly 30 Division I offers. He announced on his Twitter account that he had cut his list…

Age just a number for ‘Cats manager Bell

TROY -- The 2018 Tri-City ValleyCats will feature plenty of rookies. That is the nature of playing in short-season Class A. They'll have a rookie calling the shots too. First-year ValleyCats manager Jason Bell is just 27 years old and is…

ValleyCats looking forward to 2018 season

TROY -- "Fun" is the word being used to describe the 2018 Tri-City ValleyCats. That's what the players and first-year manager Jason Bell are trying to do, have fun. "I feel like sometimes we forget that this is a game. It's important and…

ValleyCats beat Dutchmen in exhibition game

TROY -- Six Tri-City ValleyCats pitchers combined to nearly shut out the Albany Dutchmen in a preseason exhibition game on Wednesday afternoon at Joe Bruno Stadium, winning 6-1. Bryan Abreu got the start for the ValleyCats and dazzled in…

LIVE BLOG: NYSPHSAA softball championships

SOUTH GLENS FALLS -- Today is the day, the NYSPHSAA softball championships here at Moreau Park. Section II has sent five teams to compete, one from each class. Here's the semifinal schedule for the day, be sure to check back…

Dragons take down Dutchmen on the road

LONDONVILLE -- The Glens Falls Dragons used key hitting and a gutsy relief outing in order to hand the Albany Dutchmen their first loss of the season on Thursday night at Connors Field at Siena College, 5-1. The Dutchmen held a 1-0 lead…

Kevin Huerter to keep name in NBA draft

CLIFTON PARK -- Maryland sophomore and former Shenendehowa star Kevin Hurter announced Wednesday that he will remain in the NBA draft and hire an agent, ending his two-year career at Maryland. He waited until the last few hours to…

Columbia takes Class AA title

TROY -- Columbia’s offense had sputtered in the early innings, but it was late in the game when they came on strong as they beat Ballston Spa by a final score of 3-1 at Joe Bruno Stadium on Tuesday night to capture the Class AA…

Fort Plain wins Class D title in extra innings

TROY -- In the late innings of a championship baseball game, anything can happen. That held true on Saturday afternoon in the Class D championship game. It took extra innings but ended with Fort Plain taking the title as they beat Whitehall…

Lake George completes comeback to take CC crown

TROY -- Down 5-2 in the sixth inning, Lake George used clutch hitting to take a 6-5 lead and eventually carry it to a 9-6 victory over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons on Friday night at Joe Bruno Stadium in the Class CC championship game. In…

Ballston Spa advances to Class AA title game

TROY -- For the second straight day, Ballston Spa used a big inning to grab a playoff win. On Thursday night, it was the third inning in their successful effort to reach the sectional finals, doing it with a 11-1 victory against…

Parity the name of the game in Class AA playoffs

LATHAM -- The next couple of weeks are going to be fun. The Class AA high school baseball bracket is a prime example of that. The teams have beaten each other up since early April, and now it comes down to whoever can make it out of a…

Saratoga sweeps Shen in doubleheader

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- The varsity baseball programs of Saratoga and Shenendehowa faced off Wednesday in a doubleheader, which was swept by Saratoga. Game One After the game was tied at two through less than two innings, it seemed like a…

Siena to play in 2018 Hoop Hall Tournament

LOUDONVILLE -- Siena basketball announced Tuesday that they have been selected to play in the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament, one of eight teams nationwide selected. The game will include the first game of the…

Shaker product Seymour commits to Siena

LATHAM -- Shaker senior basketball star Sloan Seymour announced his commitment to play basketball at Siena College next year, he announced on Twitter Sunday evening. Seymour, who stands at 6-8, had a breakout junior year and he followed…