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Bickel best at backstroke

By Jordan J. Michael

GUILDERLAND –– After breaking the Section II record for the 100-yard backstroke two weeks ago, Jenna Bickel kicked her way to Buffalo last weekend and won a state title in the same event.

By Jordan J. Michael

GLENS FALLS –– After 21 straight wins, the girls on the Voorheesville volleyball team didn’t know what losing felt like, nor did they really ever think about it.

By Peter Henner

The Albany Club Championship began play last week, with 12 players.

Lady Birds soar to State Championships

By Jordan J. Michael

It’s an electrifying time for the Voorheesville girls’ volleyball team, to say the least.

By Jordan J. Michael

A pair of runners from Voorheesville, a pair from Berne-Knox-Westerlo, and one from Guilderland all battled a tough, slippery course at Lakeside Park in Pawling for the Cross-Country State Championships on Saturday.

By Jordan J. Michael

SCHUYLERVILLE –– Sometimes a game is decided by one single play.

By Jordan J. Michael

HUDSON FALLS –– Along with the low digs to keep a point alive and the hard swings to increase Voorheesville’s lead in a match, many bright smiles and laughter can be seen or heard.

By Jordan J. Michael

SARATOGA STATE PARK –– Cross-country runners from Voorheesville, Guilderland, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo had to deal with cold, wet weather and a muddy course at the Section II Championships.

If the Capital District were a country, it would rank 139th in the world

By Peter Henner

Now that the Albany Club Championship has started, all three area chess championships — Saratoga, Schenectady, and Albany — are underway.

Bickel breaks Section II record for backstroke and heads for States

By Jordan J. Michael