Albany Area Sports

How Andrew Platek Got to UNC and More (AUDIO)
With the verbal commitment of former Guilderland star Andrew Platek to North Carolina and Kevin Huerter's inclusion on the Under-18 National Team, it's been a good stretch here for local basketball trainer Steve Dagostino.
Dagostino, who started the "Dags Basketball" empire, has been workin…
Mechanicville Native Ready for ‘Toga (AUDIO)
We are just three days away from the start of the meet at the Saratoga Race Track. One of the names to watch this season, as always, is Mechanicville native and trainer Chad Brown.
Brown, fresh off 38 wins and the training title at Belmont, is looking to win the training title at Saratoga this year a…
Andrew Platek Talks Commitment to UNC (AUDIO)
Yesterday, the news broke that Andrew Platek, Guilderland native, is going to play his college basketball at the University of North Carolina starting in 2017-18.
He has one year left in prep school at Northfield Mount Hermon.
How does he fit in at UNC...
Platek a Good Fit at UNC (AUDIO)
Yesterday, the big news broke that Guilderland native and former Dutchmen star Andrew Platek was going to play his college basketball at the University of North Carolina.
Platek left the Capital Region after his junior season to attend prep school at Northfield Mount Hermon...
Platek, HOF President Highlight ‘Big Board Sports’
We've got another full installment of 'Big Board Sports' for you on this Tuesday, Capital Region radio fans: Join Rodger Wyland from 10 am-noon as he breaks down your local, regional and national sports:
On the show today: A-Rod closes in on his 700th home run, the Cubs finally beat the Mets, Ryan Fi…
Platek Verbally Commits to UNC
The story keeps better for Guilderland native and rising senior Andrew Platek. The sharp-shooting guard announced his verbal commitment to the University of North Carolina. He also had interest from Indiana and Davidson, among others:
Platek left Guilderland after his junior season to attend pre…
Remillard Hits First Pro HR
It didn't take long after signing for La Salle High School graduate Zach Remillard to start doing damage in professional baseball. Last week Remillard, who just won the College World Series title with Coastal Carolina, had his first pro hit...
Albany High Makes Big Addition to Staff (AUDIO)
The Albany High football team made a big splash on Friday, hiring former UAlbany defensive coordinator Mike Simpson as its newest defensive coordinator. It's not often you get to bring in a guy with 28 years of experience at the college level...
ValleyCats Hitting Stride (AUDIO)
The Tri-City ValleyCats won again last night and are now 15-13 this season. I was at last night's game and Rodger Wyland was at the previous night's 2-0 win over the Connecticut Tigers. After that win, we got in touch with ValleyCats skipper Lamarr Rogers:
We spoke with Rogers about the grind that hi…
Will Huerter Start at Maryland? (AUDIO)
Shen graduate Kevin Huerter made the US U-18 National Team and will compete at the FIBA World Championships in Chile from July 19-23. The Maryland-bound recruit solidified himself as one of the top young players in the country with the selection...
Anderson Talks Pro Debut on ‘Big Board Sports’
Shen graduate Ian Anderson made his professional debut the other day for the Gulf Coast League Braves, tossing three scoreless innings while striking out two and allowing no walks.
Anderson joined Rodger Wyland today on 'Big Board Sports' to talk about that debut, what was working for him, …
UAlbany Won’t Play at Duke Due to Controversial Law
A controversial law in North Carolina is extending its impact to New York...
It was announced on Wednesday at the UAlbany men's basketball team will not be able to open its season at Duke as originally scheduled.
The reason? Because North Carolina now has a law that says transgender individuals must u…

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