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It’s business as usual for the Voorheesville Blackbirds boys’ volleyball team. The defending regional champions haven’t lost a match in a year and a half, winning 31 matches straight. The Birds were undefeated all last year and so far this year, the team has a perfect season, 10-0.

The Voorheesville boys’ basketball team hoped to move up the Colonial Council standings with a critical matchup against Cobleskill-Richmondville last Friday night at home.The Birds battled hard but fell short in a 64-to-49 loss.

Last Friday night at home, the BKW girls' basketball team's head coach earn a big milestone in winning his 350th game, 3rd in section 2 all time in wins, as BKW won 62 to 49.

The Guilderland cheer team won the Coed Division against Columbia High School and Schuylerville in the UAlbany Showdown at the University at Albany on Saturday. With four men, the team returned to the coed division, guided once again by Patti Palmer.

The Voorheesville Blackbirds girls’ basketball team traveled to Academy of the Holy Names in a make-up game, rescheduled from Jan. 12 to Jan. 18. The Blackbirds started off well, with hard-to-penetrate defense, leading in the first half, 15 to 9.

Wrestlers from the combined Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Voorheesville team have had a tough season. Last Thursday, only five team members could compete against Fonda-Fultonville/Johnstown as the others sat out with injuries.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs had a chance to even the score with Mekeel Christian Academy last Friday after the Bulldogs’ sectional semifinal loss to the Mekeel Lions last year. The teams were evenly matched; the first four minutes, no one scored.

Anglers who purchased a freshwater fishing license between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017, may be asked to participate in a survey designed to learn more about their angling behaviors, preferences, and opinions on fisheries management issues.

The Storm hockey team — made up of players from five different schools: Guilderland, Voorheesville, Scotia-Glenville, Schalmont, and Mohonasen — played Friday night against Burnt Hills-Ballston Spa in Schenectady. The arena felt hot despite the brutal cold outdoors as the Storm fell, 5 to 3.

The Guilderland Dutchmen wrestlers traveled to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School Saturday to compete in the Jamie Mormile Tournament in Ravena. The Dutch wrestled against 14 other schools and finished in second place with 141 points, only 19.50 points behind winner Watervliet-Heatly.

The Guilderland Dutchmen and the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs boys’ basketball teams played in holidays tournaments during the school break last week.

The weather was brutal on Saturday as the Guilderland varsity cross-country ski team competed against 11 other schools, some with multiple teams, at Queensbury High School for the Queensbury Relays.