Clayton A. Bouton High School

The 2019 football season kicked off at home this weekend for both the Guilderland Dutchmen and the Voorheesville Blackbirds. The Dutch players faced off against Shaker, a team they’ve battled in playoffs. The Dutch fell to the formidable Bison team, 41 to 23, on Friday night.

A Voorheesville student who is earning his Eagle Scout badge built a train-viewing station was unveiled by Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy on Wednesday afternoon in Voorheesville at the Rail Trail.

Guilderland girls — five of them — have their own golf team for the first time this year since Section 2 of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association has recognized girls’ golf as a sport.

It was the second leg of the Hilltown triple crown on Saturday August 17 at Clayton A. Bouton high school for the Voorheesville 5K.

Going into every season, no matter the sport, each team looks to its senior players for leadership. The Class of 2019 did not disappoint as he athletes led their teams into sectional play or even into state competition.

Guilderland and Voorheesville track-and-field athletes ran and jumped with the best at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association state competition at Middletown High School in Middletown last Friday and Saturday.

The track-and-field teams of Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Guilderland, and Voorheesville competed in a two-day Section II state-qualifier event at Shenendehowa High School last Thursday and Friday, hoping to qualify for the state competition this coming Friday and Saturday in Middletown.

The Guilderland baseball and softball teams along with Voorheesville baseball took to their respective diamonds to battle for sectional titles this past week with mixed results.

The second season for Voorheesville and Guilderland lacrosse teams started last week — and ended this week.

A quick shower passed through Voorheesville during the Blackbirds’ only home meet of the season; other planned meets had been nixed due to weather. Tuesday was Senior Night, as the Blackbirds faced off against Ichabod Crane and Watervliet.


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