A freak play in the state final 25 years ago ended Bethlehem’s season short of a state championship
“It’s not like I’m playing the role of Bruce Springsteen and reliving ‘Glory Days,’” said David Lorette, as a conversation starts about his baseball days at Bethlehem Central.
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.
Shaker held on to edge Bethlehem 14-13 in a Suburban Council South Division game Tuesday, April 7.
Rounds calls victory a confidence booster
Guilderland dominated the first quarter, but Bethlehem dominated the rest of the game.
Life in the Suburban Council South Division won’t be easier for the Bethlehem and Guilderland baseball teams this season.
Bethlehem and Guilderland meet on the boys lacrosse field for the first time on April 2. Before that happens, here is a look at the two Suburban Council South Division rivals.
Bethlehem couldn’t keep up with Ossining’s pace in state semifinal loss
The Bethlehem girls basketball team defeated defending Section 2 champion Shenendehowa and defending regional champion Cicero-North Syracuse to reach the Class AA state semifinals. Playing the defending state champions proved to be too difficult for the Lady Eagles, though.
This appears in the March 18 editions of Spotlight News.
District weights lifting funding burden off booster clubs, cutting freshman football
After years of looking towards school sports for potential budget reductions, district leaders are proposing to increase overall funding to athletic programming.
Bethlehem girls basketball team advances to Final Four after knocking off Cicero-North Syracuse in regionals
At the rate it is going, anything seems possible for the Bethlehem girls basketball team.
Gabby Giacone's 25 points propel Lady Eagles past Shen in finals
This time, the stage wasn’t too big for the Bethlehem girls basketball team.
All Suburban Council final set in Class AA
For the first time since the state athletic association added Class AA to boys basketball, a Suburban Council team will win the largest school division title in Section 2.
Gabby Giacone leads Lady Eagles past Catholic Central
The Bethlehem girls basketball team punched its ticket to the Section 2 Class AA semifinals with a 62-43 quarterfinal win against Catholic Central Monday, March 2.
Wine, Sischo help Platek and Guilderland defeat CBA in quarterfinals
It was a different story in the Section 2 Class AA boys basketball quarterfinals Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hudson Valley Community College. Guilderland (18-3) used a three-pronged attack to defeat CBA 65-57.
Catholic Central hangs on for two-point win
The Bethlehem boys basketball team fell short of reaching the Section 2 Class AA semifinals with a 52-50 loss to Catholic Central Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hudson Valley Community College.
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