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Tuesday’s high school basketball scores

BOYS SUBURBAN COUNCIL Schenectady 68, Bethlehem 66 Shaker 64, Averill Park 60 Shenendehowa 67, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 34 Saratoga Springs 47, Mohonasen 40 Ballston Spa 73, Niskayuna 53 Colonie 71, Troy 61 Guilderland 54, CBA 52 COLONIAL COUNCIL Ichabod Crane…



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Olivia Owens grabs a rebound during a Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 Niskayuna girls' basketball practice.

Pushing for a well-rounded offense

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Developing a well-rounded offense is going to be the season-long challenge for the Niskayuna girls’ basketball team in its 2016-17 campaign. “In order to win games, we need five girls on the court…




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Niskayuna High School Principal John Rickert

Niskayuna reports nine athletic code violations

By Zachary Matson NISKAYUNA — Nine students violated the Niskayuna athletic code of conduct during the fall sports season, Niskayuna High School Principal John Rickert told the school board last week. Rickert’s update came as the school board strives to…




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With their coaches behind him, athlete sign their letters of intent during the Niskayuna High School signing day ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in Niskayuna.

Niskayuna High School honors 16 at signing ceremony

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Sixteen seniors at Niskayuna High School took part Wednesday in the school’s Division IA, IAA and II Signing Day fall ceremony. “For these distinguished student-athletes, there is an opportunity for funding for tuition,…