A Roberto Clemente toss from where Albany’s Clinton and Central avenues intersect lies the last living vestige of baseball’s pioneer era.
After losing to Shaker two days earlier, the Bethlehem boys soccer team held on for a 2-1 Suburban Council victory over Shenendehowa Thursday, Sept. 10, in Delmar.
Sedef Ishaque and Natalie Rumpelt each won a pair of individual events to lead the Shaker girls swim team to a season-opening 105-81 victory over Ballston Spa Wednesday, Sept. 9.
Shenendehowa dealt Guilderland its first loss of the season with a 1-0 victory Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Suburban Council game.
Saratoga Springs defeated Colonie 4-2 in a Suburban Council girls soccer game Tuesday, Sept. 8.
It’s a new era of Suburban Council sports. Beginning with the first varsity golf matches Monday, Aug. 24, the league is up to 16 schools.
The widow-making, production-killing, Dungeons & Dragons-eske imaginary pastime of Fantasy Football is here
In 2006, the Pew Research Center out of Washington D.C. estimated that 5 percent of all adults play fantasy sports, two-thirds of whom played fantasy football. Fantasy sports may lend credit to baseball for its origins, but football reigns as the Mack Daddy of them all.
Class began every summer afternoon on the ballfield at Bethlehem Central Middle School. The crunch of gravel underneath Jesse Braverman’s beat-up Ford Escort could be heard as he promptly rolled in at noon. He’d step out of the car with as many as 50 to 70 neighborhood kids already waiting for him. Instead of a syllabus, Braverman would pull out bags of helmets, bats and baseballs. It was the School of Baseball and class was now in session. In time, kids would simply call it “Jesse Ball.”
This poll question first appeared in the July 29 editions of Spotlight News.
A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain
A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain.
Do you think the Tri-City ValleyCats will make the New York-Penn League playoffs in 2015?
Boys Lacrosse teams from North Colonie traveled to Burnt Hills on May 5 to take on the Spartans.
Between the long, cold, snowy winter and the slow thaw this spring, area high schools have increasingly had trouble getting their scheduled varsity games in -- especially in sports such as baseball and softball.
Reserved seats for Saratoga Race Course now available for purchase
Those of you looking to make Saratoga your “August Place to Be” best start making plans now. Some tickets are on sale now.
This appears in the March 18 editions of Spotlight News.
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