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There are plenty of new faces for the Guilderland basketball team — including the head coach — but the foundation doesn't have to be rebuilt.  

Allie Tedeschi is taking her running talents to Hartford University.

Runners from Guilderland had a successful fall season.

Six Guilderville swimmers left for Ithaca today for this weekend's state competition and they couldn't be happier.

The newly formed women's recreation hockey team, The Albany Angels, is looking for more players.

If you are a woman who has some hockey experience, or if you are a total beginner who is looking to learn how to play, The Albany Angels welcomes you to the ice. The team teaches the game, has great coaching, and has fun.

The Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club will hold its annual Turkey Raffle Run on Sunday, Nov. 23, at Tawasentha Park in Guilderland.

This is a one-mile loop around the park, and each loop earns the runner one raffle ticket. At the end of the hour run, the runners put their name on the tickets and the drawing is held.

The Schenectady Legends are coming back to the Duanesburg Area Community Center.

The Schenectady Legends, a pro basketball team, will take on the Toronto 3D on Friday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

For tickets, visit online.

On Nov. 10, The Empire 8 named Noah Poskanzer, a safety for the Ithaca College football team, Defensive Player of the Week.

The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference recently announced its 2014 Fall Academic All-Conference teams, and Guilderland’s Jessica Schiller from Mount Holyoke College has been selected for women’s soccer. Schiller is a junior.

Jacob Polfliet, of Altamont, and the rest of the Paul Smith's College men’s cross country team beat out five other teams to win the Yankee Small College Conference title under snowy conditions in Lake Placid.

Polfliet is a senior majoring in environmental science at Paul Smith's.

These days, female athletes are taking the spotlight at Guilderland as five signed Division I scholarships. Also, a former Dutch soccer star made an All Rookie team for her efforts in college.

Guilderland's successful volleyball season ended in the semifinals last Thursday after four competitive sets with Bethlehem.

Senior Lydia Parker scored for Voorheesville from about midfield with 20 seconds left in regulation play to force the Class B final with Catholic Central into overtime where the Crusaders were victorious.

"They battled to the end," said Voorheesville's football coach after his team lost the only game of the season — in the semi-final.