It is hard to explain to "outsiders" what a special place Mechanicville is. Yes, the boys' soccer team is having an amazing season. Yes, they have already gone farther than any other boys' soccer team in program history. But it is deeper than that. It's different.
The Hoosic Valley girls basketball team continues to enjoy a magical season. Cassidy Chapko scored 17 points to lead Hoosic Valley past Randolph (Section VI), 43-42, in a thrilling New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship game at Hudson Valley Community College on Sunday.