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UAlbany basketball ranked #8 in mid-major poll

College Local Sports
ALBANY — The Albany Great Danes men’s basketball team was named as the #8 team in this week’s mid-major top 25 from collegeinsider.com after a 4-0 start to ...
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Californian signs the dotted line to join Saints

College Local Sports
LOUDONVILLE — The Siena athletic department announced Wednesday that they have officially signed San Jose, California native Jake Wojcik as their first member of the Class of 2022. ...
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USZ LIVE: La Salle vs Ballston Spa (Sectional boys’ soccer)

High School Local Sports
Staring at 7:00 p.m. our friends at Upstate Sports Zone are broadcasting Thursday’s sectional (Class AA) boys’ soccer game between No.8 La Salle and No.9 Ballston Spa. The winner ...
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Playoff Football: Class B pairings

High School Local Sports
Here are the quarterfinal pairings for the Section II Class B football playoffs: No. 4 (West) Broadalbin-Perth (3-4) @ No. 1 (Reinfurt) Schalmont (4-3) —  7 p.m. Friday, ...
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Ichabod Crane, Siena grad to help lead Sage cross country program

College Local
ALBANY — The Sage Colleges has announced the addition of Sydney Sericolo (Old Chatham/Ichabod Crane HS) to serve as an assistant cross country coach for the men’s and ...
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Salem football moving down to JV

High School Local
SALEM — The Post-Star’s Pete Tobey reported on Friday that Salem High School would not field a varsity football team, and instead move to the junior varsity level ...
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Fox Sports 980 fires Tred Hulse, ends lone local show

Local Media Buzz
Local sports in the 518 took a beating on Tuesday as Fox Sports 980 pulled the plug on its “Tred Show” in favor of Fox’s nationally syndicated show ...
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Thunder sign Conor Riley

Adirondack Thunder Local
GLENS FALLS — The Adirondack Thunder on Thursday signed Conor Riley to a standard player’s contract for the upcoming 2017-18 ECHL season. Riley, 24, is no stranger to the Glens ...
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Adirondack Thunder announce new affiliate and head coach

Adirondack Thunder Local
GLENS FALLS — The Adirondack Thunder made two major announcements on Tuesday. The team has entered into a one-year affiliation agreement with the New Jersey Devils and Binghamton Devils ...
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Albany Rebels fall in New York Cup Final

Local
ALBANY — With the New York Cup on the line, the Albany Rebels failed to beat the Buffalo Fenians in a winner-take-all match in Albany on Saturday, drawing ...
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UAlbany football ranked in STATS FCS Preseason Poll

College Local
ALBANY — The UAlbany Great Danes football team received the twenty-fourth selection in the STATS FCS Top 25 Preseason Poll released on Wednesday. The Danes were among five Colonial ...
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Saint Rose announces 2017 women’s soccer schedule

College Local
ALBANY — The College of Saint Rose on Monday announced its women’s soccer schedule for the 2017 season. The Golden Knights start the year with three home contests, ...
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Teen busted for DWI in Nassau

Metro News
NASSAU, NY — Police in Nassau over the weekend arrested a 19-year-old Georgia man for allegedly driving while intoxicated. The man, identified as Kaydn Barber of Valdosta, GA, was ...
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Dutchmen blank Stallions in Saugerties

Local Summer baseball
Saugerties — On nine hits, the Albany Dutchmen shut out the Saugerties Stallions 8-0 Friday night at Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex. In the top of the second inning, ...
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ROUNDUP: Dodgers live to dance another day

Local
FORT MYERS, FL — The South Troy Dodgers 16U Mickey Mantle baseball team punched their ticket to the next round of the BCS Perfect Game National Championships in Southwest ...
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Schodack Police busy in June

Castleton Metro News
The Schodack Police Department released their monthly arrest report Saturday. Here’s a look at what the “Scho-po” was up to in June: -Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of Motor Vehicle 3rd ...
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Woman found dead in Washington Park

Local
Embed from Getty Images   ALBANY — A 25-year-old city woman was found “unresponsive” on a Washington Park bench early Friday morning, Albany Police told the Times Union on Monday. ...
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Maple Hill High School releases fourth quarter honor roll

Castleton
Maple Hill High School has released its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year: Principal’s List (95+ average): 9th Grade: Kevin Ackerman, Noah Albanese, Karsyn Berger, ...
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Man accused of sexual act against child in Ghent

Hudson Valley Metro News
GHENT — 20-year-old Logan Burnett, of Schenectady, was charged with first-degree criminal sexual act after he allegedly committed a sexual crime against a child between the ages of 7 ...
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Girlfriend of murdered Troy women commits suicide

Capital Region Metro News
The Troy Record reported Friday that the girlfriend of a Troy women murdered in 2015, committed suicide in her city home last month. Sara Moore, 25, was the girlfriend ...
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Phil Jackson is finally done with Knicks

Phil Jackson is finally done with Knicks
NEW YORK — After three absolutely terrible years of stupid decisions and alienating one of the league’s most loyal fan bases, Phil Jackson is out as team president ...
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NYRA announces 2017 Saratoga giveaway schedule

Horse Racing Local
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York State Racing Association (NYRA) announced Tuesday the promotions schedule for the upcoming summer racing season at Saratoga Race Track. SARATOGA BASEBALL CAP: ...
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Columbia High School wins 2016-17 NYSPHSAA Sportsmanship Award

High School Local
LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced on Thursday that Columbia High School in East Greenbush was once again a winner of its ...
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Police: Cohoes shooting is an “isolated incident”

Local Metro News
Police presence and lots of tape up on Main St. in Cohoes. Working to learn more. pic.twitter.com/D7QuQdmD74 — Lynzi DeLuccia (@CBS6Lynzi) June 4, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js COHOES — City ...
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2017 Colonial Council baseball All-Stars released

High School Local
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 late Monday. Sadly we were ...
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