Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 9

Players move a goal during a Niskayuna boys' soccer practice on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)Players move a goal during a Niskayuna boys' soccer practice on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna athletics.

YESTERDAY’S SCORES

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY: At four-way meet, Niskayuna beats Shaker, falls to Bethlehem & Colonie

BOYS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 4, Columbia 0

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY: At four-way meet, Niskayuna falls to Bethlehem, Colonie, & Shaker

GIRLS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna at Columbia, PPD

GIRLS’ TENNIS: Niskayuna at Columbia, PPD

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Columbia 3, Niskayuna 0

Runners work together at the Niskayuna cross country team's practice on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Runners work together at the Niskayuna cross country team’s practice on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

THE HIGHLIGHTS

Dylan Sheely scored twice for the Niskayuna boys’ soccer team, which also received three saves from Joey Romano in a shutout.

For the Niskayuna boys’ cross country team, Charlie Ragone was the top finisher at 17:44.90, while Marisa DiVietro led the Niskayuna girls’ cross country squad at 21.57.70.

TODAY’S TOP GAME

After a long wait and a postponed meet last week, the Niskayuna girls’ swimming and diving team gets going today. The Silver Warriors, coming off a fantastic 2014 season, play host this afternoon to Mohonasen in a league matchup.

The Silver Warriors ready for the opening kickoff during Niskayuna's football game against Green Tech on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

The Silver Warriors ready for the opening kickoff during Niskayuna’s football game against Green Tech on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

(Home games at high school, unless otherwise noted)

Today

4:15 p.m.: Field hockey at Bethlehem

4:15 p.m.: Golf hosts Columbia, at Mohawk Country Club

4:30 p.m.: Girls’ swimming and diving hosts Mohonasen

5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball at Shaker

Thursday, Sept. 10

4:15 p.m.: Boys’ soccer at Colonie

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ soccer hosts Colonie

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis hosts Colonie

4:15 p.m.: Golf at Colonie

5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball hosts Colonie

Friday, Sept. 11

4:15 p.m.: Field hockey hosts Shaker

5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball at Shenendehowa

7 p.m.: Football at South Glens Falls

Saturday, Sept. 12

11 a.m.: Boys’ soccer hosts Albany

1 p.m.: Girls’ soccer at Albany

About the Author

Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly is a sports reporter for Your Clifton Park and Your Niskayuna, weekly print publications of The Daily Gazette. Kelly grew up in Clifton Park and graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 2006. He is also a 2010 graduate of the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Kelly's work has been honored by the New York News Publishers Association, the New York State Associated Press Association, and the Associated Press Sports Editors. His work has previously been featured in The (Amsterdam) Recorder, The Saratogian, and Albany Times Union.