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ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week
We are officially back in Section II play, everyone! The high school football season kicks off tonight but other sports have already begun play for the 2015-16 seasons. 
And with that, we get our FIRST ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week for the school year...
Maple Hill Coach Goes For History Today
A bit of history could be made today in Section II as Maple Hill boys' soccer coach Dan Gillespie goes for his 600th career win today against Hudson today at 4:15 at Maple Hill.
Gillespie has been stuck on 599 wins since last October.
He's the winningest boys' soccer coach in Section II…
Help Support CHS Athletics With ‘Teal Ribbon Run’
On Sept. 13, the Columbia High School family and Columbia High School Athletics community is coming together for the 14th Annual "Teal Ribbon Run."
The "Run," which goes through Washington Park in Albany, is looking to raise money and awareness for Ovarian Cancer..…
Capital Region Football HOF Inductions This Weekend
It's hard to believe that we are rapidly approaching August. And with that, we begin to move back toward fall sports and the exciting beginning of the high school football season.
We kick off the high school football season this Saturday night, Aug...
Section II Crowns Three State Champions
And just like that, the high school season is over for Section II. We've come a long way since the frigid November football games, and the basketball games in the middle of the long winter.
This weekend, Section II crowned three more state champions in baseball and softball, rounding out a great…
ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week
With the rains that poured on the Capital Region this week, I wasn't even sure we'd have enough games played to get in a true "Athlete of the Week" selection.
Well, all those doubts were countered in Thursday's Class A Girls' lacrosse final between Guilderland an…
Jaime Schultz Impressing in AA w/ Rays
Maple Hill graduate Jaime Schultz is continuing to impress with the Montgomery Biscuits, the AA Southern League affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.
Schultz is 4-3 on the season with a 3.33 ERA. Though he had his worst start of the season last night (3...
HS Playoff Scoreboard, Weather Updates
The rain storms on Wednesday caused a number of delays and cancellations across the Section II playoff landscape.
We take a look, by sport, at where the situations lie right now:
Softball
Games are on schedule for today around the Capital Region...
Athlete of the Week Nominations Being Accepted
Attention Section II fans, coaches, players, and athletic directors!
Know of a varsity athlete in Section II who is performing well on and off the field? If so, we want to know about it!
Remember, we accept our "Athlete of the Week" Nominations at AthleteOfTheWeek@1045theteam...
Talking Garrett Whitley and Friday’s HS Baseball Matchup
Quite simply put: Friday's  baseball game at Shen between the Silver Warriors and Shen may be the biggest high school baseball game in the history of the Capital Region.
Niskayuna has senior Garrett Whitley, who is widely considered to be a potential first round draft pick in this year&apos…
Joel Wincowski Named Class C State Player of the Year
He won the Class C state title and became the Section II all-time leading scorer this year, and on Thursday, Lake George senior basketball standout Joel Wincowski was named the New York State Class C Player of the Year.
It's the second time that Wincowski has won the award...
Talking Section II Lacrosse: Teams, Players, and Alumni
With a 65+ degree day finally under out belt, it's finally starting to feel like spring sports weather.
Today we spoke with Jess Koehler of the Albany Times Union to break down Section II lacrosse.
Koehler broke down the teams and players to watch around Section Il...

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