High School Sports


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Shaker graduate lauded for his work with the Albany football program

In one season, Joey DiPiazza’s “we-building” turned the Albany High School football program from a doormat into a respectable team, complete with a new, on-campus home field.

Boys soccer: Shaker pushes past CBA

Shaker scored twice late in the first half and pulled away for a 3-1 victory over Christian Brothers Academy Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Girls soccer: Colonie pulls away from Ballston Spa

The Colonie girls soccer team pulled away for a 5-1 Suburban Council victory over Ballston Spa Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Boys soccer: Guilderland surges past Shaker

Antonio Lia's hat trick helped the Guilderland boys soccer team beat Shaker 4-2 Thursday, Sept. 10, in a Suburban Council contest.

Golf: Niskayuna defeats Colonie in Suburban Council match

Niskayuna eased past Colonie 245-262 in a Suburban Council golf match Thursday, Sept. 10.

Girls swimming: Shaker cruises past Ballston Spa

Sedef Ishaque and Natalie Rumpelt each won a pair of individual events to lead the Shaker girls swim team to a season-opening 105-81 victory over Ballston Spa Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Cross country: Bethlehem boys, Colonie girls sweep first meet of season

The Bethlehem boys and Colonie girls cross country teams swept their head-to-head match-ups in a Suburban Council dual meet with Shaker and Niskayuna Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Elm Avenue Park.

Boys soccer: Shaker storms past Bethlehem in Suburban Council battle

Carter Haydock scored twice in the first 30 minutes of the game to lead Shaker to a 3-1 victory over Bethlehem Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Girls soccer: Saratoga doubles up Colonie

Saratoga Springs defeated Colonie 4-2 in a Suburban Council girls soccer game Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Colonie girls cross country surprises Shen at Ekiden Invitational

The Colonie girls cross country team got off to a strong start by having two relay teams place in the top four at the Ekiden Invitational Saturday, Sept. 5, at Iroquois Middle School.

Ballston Spa holds on to beat Colonie in football opener

The Colonie football team suffered a 20-19 loss to Ballston Spa in its season opener Friday, Sept. 4.

Shaker pulls away from CBA in football opener

Shaker scored the final 27 points of the evening to defeat Christian Brothers Academy 34-7 Friday, Sept. 4, in a Class AA crossover game.

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake field hockey dominates second half against Shaker

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake scored four times in the second half to defeat Shaker 5-1 in a Suburban Council field hockey game Friday, Sept. 4.

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CBA, Colonie and Shaker must compensate for graduated players

All three Class AA football teams in Colonie are going through at least a partial rebuilding phase after each graduated several key players from last season.

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Albany, CBA, Schenectady and Troy officially begin playing in the Suburban Council

It’s a new era of Suburban Council sports. Beginning with the first varsity golf matches Monday, Aug. 24, the league is up to 16 schools.