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Niskayuna race walker set new 1-mile record

Megan Podlaski set a new junior class national record for the girls mile racewalk yesterday at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals racewalking competition, which is open to high school students in grades 9-12. The competition will continue throughout the weekend….


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Chiefs overwhelm Nisky with big first half

Editor’s note: This game was played after the deadline for last week’s Your Niskayuna, but updates with the state championship result.  By BILL CAIN Gazette Sportswriter HEMPSTEAD — Even when Massapequa didn’t score on its initial rush, after slowing down to…


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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…


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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.