competition

GUILDERLAND — All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Jason Brown Memorial Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7, with a makeup date of Jan. 14.

An 18-year-old high school student won an award at a research conference for his study of cancer cells. 

GUILDERLAND — A team of 11 Guilderland Martial Arts students will compete in the 2016 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Richmond, Virginia from July 3 to 10.

The 8-year-old said he would go to San Diego for Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run national competition — and he is.

The 15-year-old from Voorheesville is one of approximately 275 entrants to the “Oh, Say Can You Sing the National Anthem at the Great New York State Fair?” online competition.

Meghan Cahill's platform for the competition — empowering women through self-defense — was sparked by a scary, late-night encounter at college.

The Empire State Winter Games lasted from Feb. 6 to 9 and featured athletes from across the state in Olympic events in a region that has twice hosted the international games.

After several years of entering, Robert Price won first place in the chili contest on Jan. 25 at the annual day of sledding, hot dogs, chili, and neighbors in the Knox Town Park.

Lan-Chi Vo a Farnsworth Middle School student, talks about “Vert Avenir,” which she and her schoolmates designed for the annual Future City competition, held this year at Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady. Vert Avenir placed fifth in Saturday’s competition.

The Blue Ribbon Cooking Center, under the direction of Monica Bush, will hold the usual contests, particularly the canned-goods competition, titled “Bring Out Your Best,” with awards from Ball and Kerr Home Canning. 

 

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