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Michael Johnson

Michael is a huge sports fan. He covers a wide verity of sports, but is the Courier's head Colonie High School Athletics reporter. He can be reached via email,

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Local College Sports8 hours ago

Photos: Siena men’s basketball losses to Lehigh

ALBANY, NY – Patriot League preseason favorite Lehigh scored 10 unanswered points down the stretch to pull away from the...

LOCAL NEWS2 days ago

Albany pulls trash fee exemption for single-family homes

ALBANY — The Common Council voted to end free trash hauling for single-family residences, begrudgingly accepting a critical budget recommendation...

Local College Sports2 days ago

UAlbany men’s basketball beats SUNY Oneonta 79-62

ALBANY — Playing its second of three games in a four-day stretch, and its first of two back-to-back home games,...

LOCAL NEWS2 days ago

Albany man arrested for killing girlfriend’s rabbit

HALFMOON – An Albany man allegedly killed his girlfriend’s rabbit in the presence of a child, the office of Saratoga County Sheriff...

LOCAL NEWS3 days ago

Social media threats against Mohonasen schools deemed not credible

ROTTERDAM – Threatening social media posts against students and teachers at Mohonasen Central Schools have been deemed not credible by school...

Local College Sports3 days ago

Siena men’s basketball falls to Holy Cross 57-45

UNCASVILLE, CT – Jacob Grandison scored 10 of his game-high 24 points during a decisive 14-0 second-half run for Holy Cross...

More Local Sports3 days ago

Adirondack Thunder fall on the road at Brampton

BRAMPTON, ON – Shane Conacher scored a power-play goal for the Thunder but Adirondack could not stop the Beast charge in...

Local College Sports4 days ago

RPI football advances to second round of NCAA tournament

TROY — The 8-1 RPI Engineers came into Eastern Campus Athletic Village for their first home playoff game Saturday. They...

LOCAL NEWS4 days ago

Cohoes teen shot, killed on bike path

COHOES — A Cohoes teen was shot and killed on a bike path Friday evening. Police said they are treating the...

Football4 days ago

Glens Falls advances to Class B state Super Bowl

MIDDLETOWN — The Glens Falls High School football team is headed back to the state super bowl after beating Marlboro 48-28...