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Niskayuna's Charlie Ragone competes in the 3,200-meter run during the Friday, May 13, 2016 Shen Invitational in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Niskayuna track athletes star at variety of competitions

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter CLIFTON PARK — In the fall, an injury kept Niskayuna senior Charlie Ragone from competing in the cross country postseason. This past winter, that same nagging injury — a small stress fracture just below his…


Niskayuna swimmers and divers headed to the state championships are shown at a recent practice. Shown, from left, are Trevor Matuszyk, Jack Newton, Matt Chao, and Ethan Bachert. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Niskayuna athletes head to state championships

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Seven Niskayuna High School athletes qualified to compete March 4-5 at the state level. In boys’ swimming and diving, Ethan Bachert, Matthew Chao, Jack Newton and Trevor Matuszyk all will represent Niskayuna. The…



Niskayuna girls' volleyball's Casey Sims (7) smiles in between points during a Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 match in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna athletics report: Oct. 6

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Our early-week report on everything Niskayuna High School athletics, with recent scores and highlights for the Silver Warriors teams. BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY The latest: A second-place finish in its division at the Grout…


Niskayuna boys' soccer's Merjan Ozisik, right, battles with CBA's Dustin Scaringe during a game Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna athletics report: Oct. 2

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Our late-week report on everything Niskayuna High School athletics, with recent scores and highlights for the Silver Warriors teams. BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY The latest: A sweep Tuesday of Averill Park, Columbia, and Troy,…


Head coach Bryce Colby, facing, talks to his team during a Niskayuna girls' soccer practice Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 28

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna athletics. SATURDAY’S SCORES BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY: 2nd overall at EJ Herrman invitational BOYS’ SOCCER: Guilderland 2, Niskayuna 1 FOOTBALL: Averill Park 35,…


Brandon Munger of Niskayuna pulls away from Ryan Deguire of Mohonasen Friday, September 18, 2015. (PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 21

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna athletics. RECENT SCORES FRIDAY BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL: Columbia at Niskayuna (No score reported) FIELD HOCKEY: Guilderland 2, Niskayuna 1 (OT) FOOTBALL: Mohonasen 20,…


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

Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 9

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…



Xavier Harris competes in the 200-meter dash at the April 18 Warrior Classic at Niskayuna High School. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Track and Field: Niskayuna boys 2nd at invitational

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter CICERO — At the Cicero-North Syracuse Invitational, the Niskayuna boys track and field team finished in second place. Niskayuna finished with 99 points and C-NS won with 183. Recording first-place finishes for Niskayuna were Xavier…


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…