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Guilderland, with a seasoned team, and Voorheesville, with a new indoor track team, both competed in the seven school Tri-Valley meet at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy on Sunday afternoon. The Blackbirds’ team has one junior and all the other athletes are younger.

The Guilderland-Voorheesville boys’ swimming team traveled to the Albany Academies in Albany last Thursday. The Guilderville swim team swam hard and fast but fell, 101 to 80. The team is now two and two on the season, and one swimmer has qualified for state competition in March.

Guilderland gymnasts showed their grace and tumbling skills on the mat during Tuesday’s dual meet at Bethlehem High School. The team is young with some “rookies” and also had some key members injured to start the season. Bethlehem Eagles won, 159.10 to 155.25.

The Voorheesville Blackbirds faced off against the Cohoes Tigers in an early Colonial Council matchup on Friday evening on the Cohoes High School court. The Birds’ tenacious defense kept the Tigers off kilter all game long, leading to the Blackbirds’ 51-to-35 victory.

Voorheesville's Katy Bablin was selected by the American Volleyball Coaches Association to participate in a convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, who is an unsigned student athlete, to show off her talent on the volleyball court.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs boys took to the lanes and the court on Friday afternoon in critical Western Athletic Conference games early in the season. The basketball team played Middleburgh in a packed gym at home and battled in the second half to hold onto a 63-to-58 win.

Defending Section 2 champions, the Voorheesville girls look to keep their title this basketball season. For the third time in three years, the Birds are under new leadership — coached by Tom Maxwell.

On Tuesday, the Guilderland Dutchmen faced off against Christian Brothers Academy on the court and on the lanes. The bowling team played the Brothers at home at Town ’n’ Country lanes in Guilderland and, won 20 to 12, while the boys’ basketball team traveled to the CBA and fell, 77 to 48.