Four Bison reach double figures
The Shaker boys basketball team started the 2013-14 season strongly with a 69-48 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in Friday's Suburban Council North Division game.
Malatesta and Egan tally twice to lead Jets past Monroe-Woodbury
Giovanni Malatesta and Kevin Egan each scored two goals to lift Shaker/Colonie past Monroe-Woodbury 7-3 in Saturday's non-league hockey game.
Seven individuals win races for the Blue Bison against Albany Academy
The Shaker boys swim team improved its record to 2-0 with Friday's 111-73 dual meet victory over Albany Academy in Latham.
Some shoppers seeking door-buster deals found themselves leaving with more than a bargain after parking their car in the wrong spot.
With the Suburban Council season starting Friday, we want to know which boys basketball team you believe will be the best overall in the league.
Sports poll: What should be done to curtail the danger of concussions associated with youth football?
Recently, there has been a national discussion about the danger of youth football players (elementary school through middle school) sustaining concussions from playing the game. We want to know what you think can be done to curtail the potential for head injuries in the sport.
Monroe-Woodbury quarterback rushes for two touchdowns against Brothers
Quarterback Kevin Carr was a one-man wrecking crew for the Monroe-Woodbury football team.
Four area teams are still alive for state titles as we hit the end of the fall sports season. Which one do you think has the best chance to bring a title home?
With the Sectional portion of the 2013 football season concluding Friday, we want to know who is your choice for the Section II Class AA player of the year.
Blue Bison advance to Class AA finals for second straight year
The Shaker football team advanced to its second consecutive Section II Class AA final by shutting out Saratoga Springs 35-0 in Friday's semifinal game.
Booker places second to Tooker in boys Class A race
Christian Brothers Academy's Justin Van Epps and Shaker's Maryanna Lansing won individual titles at Friday's Section II Cross Country Championships at Queensbury High School.
The Colonie Police Department is asking residents to help keep neighborhoods safe this Halloween. In recent years, certain neighborhoods within the town have attracted large crowds.
In light of some of last week's Section II Class AA playoff results, we want to know what you think is the toughest way to lose a football game.
Special teams plays help Shaker advance to semifinals
It took a blocked field goal to get the Shaker football team into the Section II Class AA semifinals.
This week, we look at the girls' side of the Class AA Sectional soccer tournament and ask you to pick your favorite to win the title.
A series of candidate forums are approaching that are sponsored by The Spotlight, the League of Women Voters of Albany County and other local partners.
For this week's poll question, we're looking at the top five Class AA teams in the Suburban Council and asking you which one you think is the favorite to win Sectionals.
Victory over Ballston Spa sets up first-place battle with Shen Thursday
The Shaker boys soccer team pulled out a 2-1 overtime victory over Ballston Spa Tuesday to set up a showdown with Shenendehowa Thursday for the Suburban Council North Division title and the top seed for the Section II Class AA playoffs.
Garnet Raiders win D division team title
The Colonie boys cross country team ran away with the D division championship at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational in the Bronx.
We want to know which Empire Division football team you think will finish first this season.
Guilderland hosts Shaker in battle of undefeated teams
One of the best offenses in Section II Class AA football meets one of the toughest defenses when Guilderland and Shaker collide Friday in a cross-divisional game at Guilderland.
This week, we want to know who is the best playmaker in Albany County boys soccer.
Two weeks into the Section II Class AA football season, we have several undefeated teams vying for division titles. Which of the following teams do you think is looking the strongest right now?
Results of 2013 primary races in the Town of Colonie.
Blue Bison push perfect Plainsmen in five-set thriller
The Shenendehowa boys volleyball team remained undefeated Monday, but the Plainsmen had to survive a five-set thriller against Shaker to do it.
Kevin Lindsay's overtime goal lifts Blue Bison
Kevin Lindsay's second goal of the game gave the Shaker boys soccer team a 2-1 overtime victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in Tuesday's Suburban Council opener.
Alexis Eddy tallies twice for Lady Raiders
The Colonie girls soccer team won its Suburban Council opener Tuesday by beating Columbia 4-1 in a South Division contest.
Before area school districts open their doors to students, the Section II sports season is getting in gear.
The Christian Brothers Academy golf team defeated Bishop Gibbons 154-189 in Tuesday's Big 10 match at Stadium Golf Course.
It's a simple question, but it does imply that summer is about to end.
A Massachusetts man was sentenced to four years in state prison after robbing a pizza delivery man in Colonie, Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced Thursday.
Davey named PGCBL Manager of the Year following playoff appearance
Nick Davey was named the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League Manager of the Year after he guided the Albany Dutchmen to their first playoff appearance in the team’s five-year history.
Former ValleyCat helps local team during ATL season
The Albany Athletics won its second straight North Atlantic Regional title, which resulted in another trip to the AABC Stan Musial World Series.
State Police and the state Thruway Authority on Wednesday, Aug. 21, announced the initiative “Operation Summer Brake” will begin Monday, Aug. 26, and continue through Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2.
Digital Bookmobile to stop at William K. Sanford Town Library
The Digital Bookmobile national tour will stop at the William K. Sanford Town Library in Loudonville on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and showcase the OverDrive eBook lending service offered by the Upper Hudson Library System.
Sports poll: Should Section II football consider hosting all five of its finals at the new University at Albany football stadium?
With Section II already holding its Class AA football final at Bob Ford Field in November, we want to know if all five finals should be held at the University at Albany's new 8,500-seat stadium.
An Albany man was sentenced to six months in the Albany County Correctional Facility for animal cruelty charges, District Attorney David Soares announced Tuesday, Aug. 13.
A Schenectady man was sentenced to 10 years in State Prison after robbing a motel in Colonie this February, District Attorney P. David Soares announced Tuesday.
The finishing touches are being put on Bob Ford Field -- the new home for the University at Albany football team, as well as its men's and women's soccer teams.
An Albany man was arrested for allegedly leaving a 5-year-old child at a "bouncy bounce ride" at the African American Family Day festival while he attended a concert, according to police.
In light of the current steroids scandal in Major League Baseball, we want to know what you think the punishment should be for first-time offenders.
Sometimes, you don't want to leave the comfort of the sofa to watch sports. We understand that.
Colonie police are looking into four burglaries they say appear to be related.
Driver violated ‘Move Over Law,’ crack and heroin found on passenger
State Police stopping a driver for violating the “Move Over Law” allegedly discovered a passenger in the car was being paid to transport crack cocaine and heroin.
A Vermont woman was stopped for allegedly speeding and police discovered she had a stun gun and several suspensions on her driver’s license, according to police.
Colonie police are soliciting the public’s help in finding a missing person they say may be a danger to herself.
With Saratoga Race Course's 150th season of thoroughbred racing beginning Friday, it's only appropriate to ask what part of the track you like to watch the races from.
Normally at this time of year, we anticipate the arrival of the New York Giants at the University at Albany for their training camp. That will not be the case this year, as the Giants have moved their training camp back to their Meadowlands sports complex facility in New Jersey.
The Bethlehem Police Department has arrested a homeless man in connection with several residential burglaries in Glenmont.
This week, we're celebrating the anniversary of when the 13 American colonies declared their independence from England. And in that spirit, we want to know what sport you think of first if you're asked by a foreigner what represents the United States.