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Dylan Collett may not be the most intimidating pitcher in the collegiate game, but his chances of getting batters out is very high. The Guilderland native has a passion for baseball, and his confidence has given him an edge. 

Ally Burdgick is making her third appearance at the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio. She wants to be a winner this time. 

The Guilderland Babe Ruth All Stars were accustomed to scoring runs, but couldn't get any across home plate during the Eastern New York tournament finals.  

Synchronized skating is a sport in which 8 to 20 skaters perform maneuvers together as a group.  According to United States Figure Skating, it is the fastest-growing figure skating discipline in the United States.

The 10U and 12U teams will have tryouts from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The 14U and 16U teams will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Six of the nine Guilderland martial artists that competed in Chicago at the USA Taekwondo Nationals are related to one of the other students in some way. Guilderland Martial Arts has turned Taekwondo practice into a family reunion.

Guilderland Pop Warner football players learned some new tricks this week. The brand new Spread and Shred Youth Football Camp saw Guilderland varsity coaches sharing big boy plays with the youngsters.

GUILDERLAND –– Curtis Snyder is the first Guilderland coach to win two sectional championships in one school year. He is the head coach for two different varsity teams –– girls’ soccer and boys’ tennis.

TROY — Gary Chatnik never went searching for a coaching career in girls’ lacrosse. Coaching found him. Describing himself as “a meddling parent,” Chatnik said that, 12 years ago, he asked if he could help Guilderland’s lacrosse program.

 In the Division II Championship game last month in Philadelphia, Aaron Cahill and Danny Santandrea were teammates for LeMoyne College, and they went up against Eugene Sellie, who will be a senior at Mercyhurst College next fall. All three played lacrosse for Guilderland.