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.
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.”
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.
This appears in the March 18 editions of Spotlight News.
CBA traveled to Glenville to take on BHBS. The game was Senior Night for the Spartans and they came out strong, scoring four goals in the first period. BHBS won the contest 4-0.
Albany, CBA, Schenectady and Troy are set to become Suburban Council members in the 2015-16 school year. We want to know what you think about the league's decision to add the four former Big 10 schools.
League admits Albany, Troy, CBA and Schenectady
The Suburban Council is growing.
Photos from Dec. 12 contest between Bethlehem and Shenendehowa
Five nominess. Only one can win. Who is your Section 2 Class AA football player of the year?
Four Suburban Council teams remain alive in the Section 2 Class AA boys soccer playoffs.
Guilderland travelled to undefeated Shenendehowa on Oct. 17 to take on the Plainsmen in the final game of the regular season.
Spotlight Sports poll question for Oct. 1, 2014
Saratoga travelled to Clifton Park to take on Shenendehowa on Sept. 26 with the plan of stopping the Plainsmen on the ground, but Shen countered with a huge passing game. Shen won the contest 35-6. See the photos.
This sports poll question appears in the Sept. 24 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
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