Manhattan’s second half rally sinks Siena

ALBANY -- After a great first half, Siena was not able to match it in the second, being outscored by 13 in the final 20 minutes and eventually falling to Manhattan on Friday night at the Times Union Center, 51-47. The Saints held a…

Shenendehowa registers shutout of Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- It took until late in the game to put it away, but Shenendehowa’s scoring came through as they beat Saratoga at Weibel Avenue Ice Rink on Wednesday night, 3-0. After a scoreless first period, Shenendehowa got going…

Albany’s AFL team announced as Albany Empire

ALBANY -- The Empire State. The Albany Empire. How fitting it is as a name for the Albany's new arena football team, announced in a ceremony on Tuesday night at The Palace Theater in Albany. The team, partly owned by former NFL…

Albany blows out UMBC in defensive-minded win

ALBANY -- When you do everything right in a basketball game, it shows. It did for the Albany Great Danes on Sunday as they beat UMBC (Maryland-Baltimore County) by a final score of 83-39. It was clear that the Danes were having their…

Saratoga beats Bethlehem in 69-44 thumping

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Lots of runs on offense marked the keys for Saratoga on Friday, as they produced a blowout victory over Bethlehem, 69-44. The game was close after the first quarter, but Saratoga took it upon themselves to run away…

Siena holds off Marist for second MAAC win

ALBANY -- It took having to hold off a charge in the final minutes, but it was a tale of two halves for Siena on Thursday night at the Times Union Center, using a strong second frame to beat Marist by a final tally of 68-65. Down four at…

Saratoga sneaks past Troy in overtime thriller

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- The Saratoga and Troy varsity basketball programs tend to bring out the best in one another. Friday’s game was no exception. The game went into overtime tied at 77, and through clutch free-throw shooting and key…

Joe Girard III breaks Section 2 scoring record

SCHUYLERVILLE -- From the day Joe Girard III stepped on a varsity court in 8th grade in 2014, everyone knew he was going to be something special. Now, he has the record to prove that he is the greatest scorer in Section 2 history. In his…

Nico Clareth leaving Siena basketball program

LOUDONVILLE -- The days of Nico Clareth playing for Siena are over. The school announced Wednesday that the junior guard and the program had reached a "mutual decision to part ways" after missing the past two games. The decision comes…

Final thoughts: Siena vs Canisius

If you haven't heard yet, Siena earned their first MAAC win of the season yesterday afternoon, and it came in spectacular fashion. With five seconds left in a tie game, freshman Jordan Horn pocketed a three that clinched Siena's victory,…

Final thoughts: Siena vs Quinnipiac

Siena began their 2018 calendar year on the first day of the new year on Monday afternoon. However, it did not come out how they wanted it to, falling to Quinnipiac in a 71-70 heartbreaker. The Saints are now 0-2 to begin conference…

Chudy’s 27 lets Saratoga roll past Shaker

LATHAM -- Saratoga used a huge night from Nick Chudy and their defense in order to roll to a win over Shaker on Thursday night 57-45 and extend their winning streak to five games. The game was tied early on, but Saratoga went on a 14-0…

La Salle, Shaker/Colonie end in draw

COLONIE -- On a late goal, the Shaker/Colonie Jets avoided a loss but still did not get a win, ending with a tie against La Salle on Saturday night at the Albany County Hockey Facility, with a final score of 3-3. La Salle trailed 1-0…