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Alissa Franze of Niskayuna looks for an open player as Sydney Ericson of Somers is in hot pursuit at John Fallon Field at UAlbany Saturday, May 30, 2015. (PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Girls Lacrosse: Niskayuna’s season ends against Somers

BY JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Reporter ALBANY — Niskayuna could literally see its lacrosse season winding down Saturday at the University at Albany. After Section I heavyweight Somers opened up a 10-goal lead in the first half, by rule, the big…


Niskayuna celebrates after defeating Queensbury for the girls lacrosse Section II Class B championship game at the University at Albany on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (PATRICK DODSON/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Girls Lacrosse: Niskayuna wins Section II title

BY JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Reporter ALBANY — Niskayuna isn’t what you’d call a fast-starting lacrosse team, but the Silver Warriors sure know how to finish. “After the first half, we figure out what the other team is trying to do,”…



Members of the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team huddle during a May 6 practice in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 8

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: Aidan O’Brien had three goals and four assists to lead the Niskayuna boys lacrosse squad to a 22-5 win…


Members of the Niskayuna Rowing team prepare to start their workout during an April 21 practice in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 4

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: At Friday’s New Hartford Invitational, the Niskayuna boys track and field team topped a 26-team field to win the…


Members of the Niskayuna Rowing team are shown during an April 21 practice on the Mohawk River. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 1

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today and this weekend about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: Head coach Mike Vorgang collected win No. 350 Thursday, as the Niskayuna boys lacrosse team trounced…


Members of the Niskayuna boys lacrosse team huddle during an April 28 game against Colonie in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: April 29

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: Things went pretty well Tuesday for the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team. Playing against Colonie in a Suburban Council contest,…


PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Marisa DiVietro of Niskayuna breaks through coverage of Haley Schultz of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Girls Lacrosse: Niskayuna stays unbeaten

BY JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — When pushed this season, the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team has pushed back. Every single time. “That’s what we talk about. A positive response,” Silver Warriors coach Jason Bach said after Saturday’s 13-4 win…



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Silver Warriors athletics rundown: April 22

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Five things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: Tuesday, Marisa DiVietro … well … whoa. The Niskayuna girls lacrosse player scored nine — NINE — goals in her team’s 20-0…