Archive » July 2007 » Sports

GUILDERLAND — Stephenie Bintz couldn’t wiggle her toes.

The surgeon who straightened Stephenie Bint’s spine has no idea what causes scoliosis.

In fact, said Dr. Allen Carl of the Bone and Joint Center in Albany, no one knows for sure, though there are theories.

BERNE — A beautiful day in Berne turned into a beautiful day for a young couple.

The Hugh L. Carey Empire State Games are here and athletes from the area are ready to compete.

GUILDERLAND — Pool play for the Eastern New York State Babe Ruth Tournament for 13-year-olds is over and Guilderland Babe Ruth is in good shape.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Babe Ruth All-Star 15-year-olds showed some mettle by swinging the metal during pool play at the Eastern New York State Tournament in Clifton Park last weekend.

CLARKSVILLE — Seth Rarick is lured by a loud sound.

The noise of a running motor has drawn the 15-year-old Clarksville native to places all over the state of New York and as far away as Florida.

GUILDERLAND — Another year, another smooth race for Andrew Linehan and the Pine Bush Triathlon.

GUILDERLAND — Last week, the Guilderland Babe Ruth 13-and-under team clinched a spot in the state tournament in the championship round of the districts.

Guilderland beat East Greenbush, 16-0, in the semifinal game.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Star Team clinched the District 1 Championship last week.

Last year, the team of 14-year-olds advanced to the Mid-Atlantic Regional of the Babe Ruth league and came in fifth place.

Here is the second installment of the year in review for local high school sports. This week will wrap up the winter and fall sports for Guilderland, Voorheesville, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo high schools.

Though the small schools continued to have success, the 2006-07 school year will be remembered as the Year of the Dutch.