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Some ambitious plans for this year’s Liberty Games

Two Niskayuna sisters met up with former New York Giant linebacker Byron Hunt at a press conference yesterday about this year’s Liberty Games. Hunt is a spokesman for the competition, which organizers say will attract nearly 4,000 athletes from across…

Photo by Celina Colby for the Daily Gazette

You, too, can glide along the Mohawk

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna rowers make propelling a boat in synchronicity with at least seven other people look easy. While it isn’t exactly simple, members of the Aqueduct Rowing Club took a day off from their…

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Golf: Can Aaron Simone take the county amateur?

The Daily Gazette’s Bob Weiner talked to Aaron Simone about the upcoming County Amateur tournament. Simone, who just completed his freshman year at Rider, was a five-year letter winner and three-time captain on the Niskayuna golf team.


LPGA winner has Niskayuna ties

The 21st LPGA’s winner Jackie Stoelting is the daughter of Ed Barenborg, a Niskayuna native. Bob Weiner wrote his take on the series on the Gazette blog: While on vacation last week, I was extremely interested in the finale of…

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Massapequa beats Niskayuna, 23-9.

In state lacrosse action this afternoon, Massapequa defeated Niskayuna, 23-9. A rundown on the stats: Niskayuna 4 2 2 1 – 9 Massapequa 7 8 6 2 – 23 Niskayuna scoring: Mike D’Amario 4-1, John Prendergast 2-1, Aidan O’Brien 1-1,…

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Here’s a list of Schenectady County’s Freihofer finishers

Thanks to Ed Parham of Reuckert Advertising for sending them along! TIME NETTIME LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE CITY 17:59 17:59 Flower Julia 15 Schenectady 17:59 17:59 Bertasso Karen 29 Scotia 18:16 18:16 Gracey Kristina 31 Guilderland 18:32 18:32 Corcoran…

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Watch her at the Manulife LPGA classic

Jackie (Barenborg) Stoelting of Vero Beach, Fla., daughter of Niskayuna native Ed Barenborg, will play in the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic June 5-8. The invitation to the event was one of the outcomes of her winning the GolfChannel’s “Big Break…

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Big game today: Nisky versus Massapequa

Niskayuna lacrosse coach Mike Vorgang has some stories to tell his once-beaten Silver Warriors. One centers around his 2005 team that made it to the state championship game. The other is about his 2009 edition that made it back. Read…