Archive » June 2007 » Sports

GUILDERLAND — Pure athleticism, desire, and hustle are the best words used to describe Nikki Branchini.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland girls’ lacrosse team concluded its season by honoring the 2007 Section II Championship varsity team and the junior varsity team at the year-end banquet.

GUILDERLAND — Lacrosse is Scott Raffensperger’s life.

He has put a lot of work into the sport and it has gotten him to the highest pinnacle a high-school athlete can reach. He’s been named an All-American.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland football team has made vast improvements in the past couple of years. And nothing shows that more than this: Four Dutchmen will take their talents to the collegiate level.

VOORHEESVILLE — John McClement is a man on the move.

He’s given up coaching girls at Voorheesville to coach boys in Albany.

VOORHEESVILLE —Small school, big-time players.

BERNE — This past spring, the girls on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo track team overshadowed their male counterparts. But it might not be for much longer.

GUILDERLAND — Guilderland girls’ track coach Dick Usher is looking for dedicated athletes.
Though he had 89 "kids" on his team, not all of them were there to get better in a track-and-field event, he said.

GUILDERLAND — Guilderland High School senior Brian Rhodes-Devey put his track career on par with his cross-country exploits.

VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville track team this year had its best season in the five years that Steve Relyea has been the coach.

He only expects things to get better.

GUILDERLAND — It had been a long time since the Dutchmen baseball team had sailed into these waters. And the adventure almost kept going.

GUILDERLAND — The third time was not the charm for the Guilderland boys’ lacrosse team.

GUILDERLAND — When the lights are shining brightest, the Lady Dutch are at there best.

They were again Thursday night, and they made a little history, too.

GUILDERLAND —In a repeat of last season, the two shining stars of the Guilderland track team will get to shine brighter at the state meet this weekend.