High School Sports

Class AA Basketball Brackets Released
It's an exciting day around Section II as today is "Selection Wednesday." We get our first look at the Sectional playoff brackets for both boys' and girls' basketball.
Here, we take a look at the Class AA brackets on both the boys' and girls' sides...
Broncos Backup QB Has Local Tie (AUDIO)
Trevor Siemian is not a name you're probably fixating on ahead of Super Bowl 50. He's the third string quarterback for the Denver Broncos - behind Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler.
We caught up with Siemian at Media Day on Monday night and found out he has an interesting local connection..…
Training the Best (AUDIO)
JP Sportman. Jordan Canzeri. These athletes, among several others, have helped put the Capital Region on the map in the last few years.
Sportman, the LaSalle graduate who has torn through the Oakland Athletics minor league system since being drafted in 2014, and Canzeri, the Troy grad who helped the …
Fredette Family Foundation Making a Difference (AUDIO)
Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette is a favorite son of the Capital Region because of what he does on the basketball court. He excelled at Glens Falls and at BYU before making it to the NBA. Armed with a great shot and a dizzying array of moves around the basket, Fredette is arguably the best player…
Plainsmen Getting National Recognition
The Shenendehowa Boys' Basketball team is off to a 16-0 start this season after winning the Class AA state title a year ago. The Plainsmen are 13-0 in the Suburban Council and are blowing almost everyone out.
They won a prestigious holiday tournament in Elmira and look to be a clear favorite to …
Fredette Shines Once Again (VIDEO)
Another night, another big game for Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette.
Fredette scored 17 points on Sunday to help the Westchester Knicks to a 94-74 win over the Erie Bayhawks.
Jimmer went 5-12 from the floor and 2-3 from behind the three-point arc...
Huerter Has Bright Future at Maryland (AUDIO)
It's a pretty universal realization that Shenendehowa senior guard Kevin Huerter is the best player in the Capital Region.
After leading Shenendehowa to the Class AA state title in 2014-15, the Plainsmen are out to a 15-0 record (12-0 Suburban Council) this season...
You Shouldn’t Worry About UAlbany + More (AUDIO)
If you missed this weekend's 'Capital Region Sports Saturday,' have no fear, we have our usual podcast here!
As always, topic times are approximations:
0:00-0:12 - I tell you about how parents and fans need to act better in the stands at games...
State Boys’ Basketball Rankings Released
NYSPHSAA has released its latest boys' basketball state rankings. James Allen compiled them for the Times Union but we'll give you the information on which local teams are present in the lists. Rankings were as of games played Jan. 9.
Class AA: Shen 12-0, is ranked No...
Maple Hill Grad Invited to Major League ST
It's hard to believe we are just over one month away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training. While we are usually focused on the Mets and Yankees, we also have a keen eye on several Section II products who are in affiliated baseball...
Former Section II Star Jahlil Nails Joins Us
One year ago, Jahlil Nails was one of the best players in Section II while playing at Columbia High School. Now, he's starting to see some consistent minutes in his freshman season at Central Connecticut State University.
Nails is averaging 5...

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