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Niskayuna's Aidan Byrne, left, tries to get around Shaker's Matt Holmes for a rebound during a Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 boys' basketball game in Latham. (MICHAEL KELLY/GAZETTE SPORTSWRITER)

Aidan Byrne helps lift Niskayuna boys’ basketball

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter LATHAM — Senior guards Andrew Evans and Tommy Kelly score the points for the Niskayuna boys’ basketball team. Senior forward Aidan Byrne does whatever else the Silver Warriors need. Throughout most of Tuesday’s Suburban Council…

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Tampa Bay Rays first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley watches from the dugout during batting practice after signing his contract before a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Garrett Whitley ready for spring training

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — From the circus that surrounded his final season of baseball at Niskayuna High School, to the hoopla of draft night where he became a first-round pick and his whirlwind of a rookie season…

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Niskayuna's Eoghan Sweeney left, tangles with Schenectady's AJ Melendez in a championship match during the Section II Class A wrestling tournament Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 in Ballston Spa. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

2 Niskayuna wrestlers earn No. 1 seeds

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter Top-four seeds for each weight class in both Division I and Division II were released Wednesday for this weekend’s Section II wrestling tournament. From Niskayuna, Anthony Laniewski and Eoghan Sweeney each received No. 1 seeds….

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