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Girls lacrosse: Shaker falls in opener

Haley Schultz’s late goal lifts Burnt Hills past Shaker

As one might expect, a girls lacrosse game between the defending Section 2 Class A and Class B champions went down to the wire.

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Baseball: Crowded South Division race

Colonie seeks playoff spot with veteran lineup

Kyle Ruth has been to the Section 2 Class AA baseball playoffs once in his career. That was when he was a freshman with the Colonie Garnet Raiders.

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Baseball: Fresh start for Shaker

Blue Bison return four all-stars from last year

There were only two baseball teams that defeated Shenendehowa last year: Victor (Section 5) in the state final and Shaker.

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Girls lacrosse: A tale of two teams

Shaker looks to remain on top of the heap, while Colonie wants to move up

Two girls lacrosse teams in the town have different sets of goals.

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Get To Know: Matthew Bixby

This appears in the March 18 editions of Spotlight News.

Boys lacrosse: Knowing their place

Colonie, Shaker understand where they stand in Suburban Council

There is a reality Suburban Council boys lacrosse teams must face up to these days. If you’re not Niskayuna or Shenendehowa, you’re playing for third place.

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Road warriors

CBA lacrosse has seven-game road trip on its 2015 independent schedule

Christian Brothers Academy boys lacrosse coach Tim Vivian is taking advantage of his team’s independent status this season.

Girls basketball: Colonie, Shaker advance to Class AA semifinals

Colonie upends Albany, while Shaker needs OT to beat Columbia

The Colonie girls basketball team upset Albany 63-55, while Shaker outlasted Columbia 52-44 in overtime in the Section 2 Class AA quarterfinals Monday, March 2.

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Three-pronged attack

Wine, Sischo help Platek and Guilderland defeat CBA in quarterfinals

It was a different story in the Section 2 Class AA boys basketball quarterfinals Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hudson Valley Community College. Guilderland (18-3) used a three-pronged attack to defeat CBA 65-57.

Ronel Forde leaps into states

Johnson, Podlaski earn individual victories at Sectional meet

Shaker’s Ronel Forde eased past the field in the boys triple jump at the Section 2 Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 25 and 26 at the University at Albany’s SEFCU Arena.

William Matz leads Shaker swimmers at states

Shaker’s William Matz was the lone Section 2 swimmer to reach the finals of a race at this year’s New York State Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at Ithaca College.

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Cheering a new era

Guilderland regional a precursor to statewide cheerleading championships in 2016

Patty Palmer has taken her Guilderland High School cheerleading team to the national Contest of Champions at Disneyworld 13 times.

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Shaker swims to Sectional title

Matz wins two individual titles to help Shaker fend off Shen at Division 1 meet

The Shaker boys swim team fended off Shenendehowa to win the Section 2 Division 1 title 506-505 Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Shenendehowa Aquatic Center.

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Photo Gallery: BHBS skates past CBA - HS Hockey

CBA traveled to Glenville to take on BHBS. The game was Senior Night for the Spartans and they came out strong, scoring four goals in the first period. BHBS won the contest 4-0.

Bound for Syracuse

CBA wins first Sectional title, while Colonie girls repeat as overall champions

The Christian Brothers Academy and Colonie girls bowling teams are bound for Syracuse.