Class began every summer afternoon on the ballfield at Bethlehem Central Middle School. The crunch of gravel underneath Jesse Braverman’s beat-up Ford Escort could be heard as he promptly rolled in at noon. He’d step out of the car with as many as 50 to 70 neighborhood kids already waiting for him. Instead of a syllabus, Braverman would pull out bags of helmets, bats and baseballs. It was the School of Baseball and class was now in session. In time, kids would simply call it “Jesse Ball.”
Shaker crew team’s free learn to row program introduces sport to middle schoolers
How do you get middle school-age students interested in the sport of rowing?
Shaker’s Ronel Forde and Colonie’s Jake Johnson each won individual events at the Section 2 Group 1 Track and Field Championships Sunday, May 31, at Shenendehowa High School.
Boys Lacrosse teams from North Colonie traveled to Burnt Hills on May 5 to take on the Spartans.
Dutchmen score last three goals to beat Garnet Raiders
The Colonie boys lacrosse team had an up-and-down first week.
Between the long, cold, snowy winter and the slow thaw this spring, area high schools have increasingly had trouble getting their scheduled varsity games in -- especially in sports such as baseball and softball.
Shaker scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to pull out an 8-6 victory over Christian Brothers Academy in a non-league baseball game Tuesday, April 7.
Shaker held on to edge Bethlehem 14-13 in a Suburban Council South Division game Tuesday, April 7.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This appears in the March 18 editions of Spotlight News.
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.
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.
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