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Major League Baseball: Royals rally in 12th, beat Athletics, 9-8

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren’t going down without a fight.

Volleyball: Shenendehowa sweeps Guilderland

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Julia Paliwodzinski collected 33 assists, and Shenendehowa continued its push for the top Class AA sectional seed with a 25-12, 25-19, 25-15 Suburban Council win over Guilderland Tuesday.
Plainsmen get a real scare

Plainsmen get a real scare

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Guilderland’s bus broke down on the way to the game, causing nearly a half-hour delay in Tuesday’s Suburban Council boys’ soccer showdown with Shenendehowa.
Surprisingly, it was the Plainsmen, not the Dutchmen, who needed some fixing.

Defense carried City Rocks to 15U national title

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
It may be difficult to see when local high school basketball teams take the court this winter, but a handful of freshmen return to the floor with a refined respect for defense.
It may be difficult to see only because, of the nine players from the Albany City Rocks 15U AAU team that won a national championship in July by playing their roles offensively and buckling down defensively, no two of them play for the same high school team.

Soccer: Fingar sparks Tartans' victory

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Owen Fingar scored the first of his three goals in the opening minute on a cross from Kettrick Bailey, and Scotia-Glenville went on to defeat Gloversville, 7-1, in a Foothills Council boys’ soccer game Tuesday.

School cross country

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014



Fusco finds his niche at St. John Fisher

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
His dream of playing Division I football gone, Tony Fusco has hit the ground running.

Volleyball: Indians win Colonial showdown

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Haley Irvis made an impact at the net with 11 kills and seven blocks, and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk maintained sole possession of first place in the Patriot Division with a Colonial Council sweep of Fonda-Fultonville Monday.

Hockey: Union including former players in celebration

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
When Union won its first NCAA hockey championship April 12, Dutchmen coach Rick Bennett made it a point to say that the title was for all the players who wore the uniform over the program’s 23-year Division I existence, as well as its Division III years.
Dillon a good fit with Shen

Dillon a good fit with Shen

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Too skinny for football.
That’s Shenendehowa junior middle Sean Dillon, who, at 6-foot-5, is showing he has the right dimensions for volleyball.

No introductions necessary as Devils open training camp

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
The Albany Devils will try to carry the same intensity through their camp at Knickerbacker Arena as they took into their camp in Newark, N.J.
The 25 players who suited up for Monday’s first day of AHL camp — most of whom were also part of New Jersey’s camp until this weekend — seem a bit more ready to go than during some previous camps.

Soccer: Rossi scores twice in Lady Sabres' win

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Schalmont scored early and often, connecting for five first-half goals en route to a convincing 6-1 Colonial Council girls’ soccer victory over Ichabod Crane Monday.

Field hockey: Suburban's top teams post wins

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Carley Barnes, Marissa Larkin and Mimi Liebers knocked in first-half goals before Marissa Folts added an insurance tally, and Saratoga Springs defeated Guilderland, 4-0, in a Suburban Council game Monday.

Chiefs steamroll Patriots

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Jamaal Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns, Tom Brady was picked off twice and the Kansas City Chiefs beat New England, 41-14, on Monday night to hand Bill Belichick one of his worst losses as coach of the Patriots.

Poll: Union Hockey ranked fifth in nation

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Defending NCAA hockey-champion Union is ranked fifth in the first hockey poll of the season, it was announced Monday.

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