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Boys basketball: Green Tech gets past Guilderland

Hood Jr.'s late three-pointer secures Eagles' first Sectional title

It's a shot Jamil Hood Jr. practices all the time, and it's highly effective.

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Boys basketball: Voorheesville gives its coach his first Sectional title

Blackbirds cruise past Broadalbin-Perth for Class B crown

As a Voorheesville basketball player, David Burch never had the opportunity to play in a regional game. Now as his alma mater's varsity boys basketball coach, Burch has that opportunity.

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Girls basketball: Albany outhustles Bethlehem

Waterson makes game-saving defensive play for Falcons

Cara Waterson personally saw to it that there would be no overtime.

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Boys basketball: No Big 10 teams left in Class AA playoffs

Guilderland pulls away from CBA in second half to win quarterfinal contest

For the first time since the state added Class AA to its boys basketball playoff structure a decade ago, a Big 10 team has failed to make it to the Section II semifinals.

Youth soccer club offers new program

Academy-style training will pair preschool children with coaches

A variety of changes are coming to the Bethlehem Soccer Club. As the youth sports program prepares to partner with Afrim Sports on the construction of a new indoor soccer dome on its Wemple Road property, it has also decided to begin providing more thorough lessons for a younger level of athletes.

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Boys basketball: Voorheesville advances to Class B semifinals

Balanced attack helps Burch get back to Glens Falls as a coach

Voorheesville boys basketball coach David Burch remembers the last time he was in Glens Falls for a Section II playoff game.

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Girls basketball: Shaker fends off Guilderland in quarterfinals

Lady Bison need 16-point fourth quarter to put away the Lady Dutch

Patience was a virtue for the Shaker girls basketball team.

Sports poll: Which No. 1 seed has the best chance to win a Section II boys basketball title?

This question appears in the Feb. 19 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Not as seen on TV

Curling is more difficult than the Olympians make it look

Do not be fooled by what you’ve seen on television. Curling is harder than the Olympians make it look.

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Wrestling: Josh LoGiudice, Mike Lainhart win Sectional titles

Guilderland lightweight duo head back to state wrestling tournament, while Tangora waits for at-large bid

Guilderland’s Josh LoGiudice and Mike Lainhart are going back to the state wrestling tournament, while Bethlehem’s Chris Tangora must wait to see if he will get an at-large berth.

Sports poll: Pound for pound, who is the best wrestler in Albany County?

This poll appears in the Feb. 12 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

Town hears soccer dome update

Developer agrees to adjust building location at Wemple Road site

Construction of the proposed soccer dome on Wemple Road is moving forward after developers agreed to move the location of where the facility would be built on the property.

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Seven Bethlehem athletes announce their college choices

Booker, Muller take their talents to Division I track programs

Four Bethlehem Central High School senior student-athletes signed their National Letters of Intent at last Tuesday’s ceremony in the school’s library, while three more announced their college choices.

Wrestling: Short match packs high energy

Burt pins Tangora in first period to win 220-pound final

The best championship bout at Saturday's Section II Division I Class I wrestling tournament at Shaker High School was also one of the shortest of the evening.