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HS Baseball Tonight at Joe Bruno Stadium
Friday night will mark the final installment of the “Friday Night Lights” high school baseball series at Joe Bruno Stadium.
La Salle will take on Troy at 4 p.m. while Guilderland and Columbia will battle at 7 p.m.
Admission is $5 and proceeds from tonight’s …
First State Baseball Rankings Released
New York State released its first set of baseball rankings yesterday. The rankings include games through April 21.
Several Section II teams are represented in the poll including Shenendehowa (No. 2 Class AA) and Nisakayuna (No. 7 Class AA)...
Getting to Know the State Champs (Audio)
In the days where some people just use high school athletics as a venue to get to college athletics, it’s sometimes hard to remember what is so great about high school sports.
It’s the camaraderie of playing with the kids you grew up with...
Breaking Down the Federation: Scotia (Audio)
Today it’s part two of our three-day series to preview the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions.
We kick off our Class A preview by looking at the Scotia-Glenville Tartans, who will take on reigning federation champion Albany Academy on Friday, 8:30 p...
Breaking Down the Federation: Green Tech (Audio)
This is the last weekend of the high school basketball season. And for Section II, it’s been an awesome run – three state championships for the boys representing the Capital Region.
But now it’s Federation time as we welcome in the teams from New York City &ndash…
Six Section II Teams Advance to Final Four
Six teams from Section II will have a chance to play for a coveted state championship next weekend. It was yet another great weekend of basketball that highlighted the best this area has to offer. Five of the eight teams in action got to play at Hudson Valley Community College on Saturday, and a gre…
Updated Section II Regional Schedule
Three Section II representatives took to the hardwood on Wednesday, with the Scotia boys and the Fort Edward girls winning to advance to the regional finals this weekend. Here is a look where Section II stands right now.
Class AA Boys: 
Green Tech will play Utica-Proctor in the regional finals on…
Section II, Class AA Reactions
After the last court storming and the last team dance party had ended, the high school basketball sectionals were over Monday night at the Times Union Center.
But all I can say is wow, what a way to go out.
It seems only fitting that the Class AA finals would end with another major upset and yet anoth…
Section II Weekend Reactions
Last week’s five-overtime, 52-minute Class AA boys’ semifinal between Guilderland and Columbia will go down as one of the best games in Capital Region history.
It’s definitely the best game I have ever seen. And I didn't think I'd ever see ano…
Monday Musings: Class AA Previews
An unbelievable sectional season wraps up tonight with Class AA action at the Times Union Center. The girls kick things off at 6:30 with Albany and Shenendehowa while the boys take the court after with Green Tech and Guilderland.
Both should be great matchups...
Section II Thursday Thoughts
The sectional basketball finals are set across all classes after Thursday night action.
We’ll talk about the Class A boys in the back half of this recap, but last night I changed it up and went over to Hudson Valley to watch the Class AA girls’ semifinals...
Class AA Wednesday Reactions
I’m not trying to be overly dramatic. Or overly poetic. Or overly anything, really.
This write-up will not do it justice. Neither will talking to your friends who were there. You really just had to be there for yourself.
Thirty-two minutes weren't enough to settle the Class AA sem…

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