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Mohawks hockey tops North Rockland

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter SCHENECTADY — While their underclassmen get up to speed, a key for the Niskayuna/Schenectady Mohawks early this season has been masking their inexperience. In Sunday’s 5-4 overtime shootout victory against North Rockland in the consolation…


The referee signals Niskayuna's Anthony Laniewski, left, as the winner during a match Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

What’s up in Niskayuna sports: Dec. 14

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — A look at the latest news in Niskayuna High School athletics. BOYS’ HOOPS BOUNCES BACK After a loss this past Tuesday to Shenendehowa, the Niskayuna boys’ basketball team bounced back with an 88-57…


Members of the Niskayuna wrestling team are shown after the Dec. 5 Ballston Spa Duals. (Photo provided)

What’s up in Niskayuna sports: Dec. 7

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — A look at recent results and what’s coming up this week in Niskayuna High School athletics. BOYS’ HOOPS SHOWDOWN With a 2-0 record after one week of play, the Niskayuna boys’ basketball team…


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Consistency needs to be there for Niskayuna/Schenectady hockey in 2015-16

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter SCHENECTADY — After an up-and-down campaign last season, the Niskayuna/Schenectady hockey team wanted to use its 2015-16 preseason to create a foundation built off intensity and effort. With the team’s season-opening game rapidly approaching, Mohawks…


Members of the Niskayuna boys' lacrosse team run onto the field after winning the Class A state championship in Vestal on Saturday, June 6, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Highlights galore for Niskayuna athletics in 2014-15

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Memorable moments were plentiful during the 2014-15 school year for athletes at Niskayuna High School. From sectional championships to state championships, the Silver Warriors achieved a variety of honors as individuals and teams….




Members of the Niskayuna softball team are shown during a May 5 game against Schenectady. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 6

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: After getting no-hit Monday, the Niskayuna softball team roared back Tuesday with a 10-7 win against Schenectady. The Silver…


Niskayuna's Dylan Pantalone, right, looks for an opening in the defense during an April 28 game against Colonie in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Boys Lacrosse: Injuries are not slowing Niskayuna

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Senior John Prendergast wore a wry smile as he spoke Tuesday about his team’s collective health this season. “Injuries,” he said, “we’ve had a few.” Not that anyone around Section II likely feels…


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,…


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

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: April 27

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: The unbeaten season continues for the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team. The Silver Warriors were 13-4 winners Saturday against Burnt…