Niskayuna athletics

Shenendehowa's Kendall Pelletier, left, and Niskayuna's Mia Di Rienzo, battle for the ball at Shenendehowa High School Friday, October 18, 2013. (PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Suburban Council bigger than ever for 2015-16

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter The area’s largest league is now a true behemoth. That’s the reality for the new-look Suburban Council, which will see the vast majority of its teams open practices today, along with the rest of Section…




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….


Niskayuna's Abigail Spiers, left, takes a handoff from Sydney Smith in the 4x800-meter relay at the April 18 Warrior Classic at Niskayuna High School. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna teams earn scholar-athlete status

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Four varsity sports squads for the spring season from Niskayuna High School were recently recognized as scholar-athlete teams by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. To qualify as a scholar-athlete…


Marisa DiVietro of Niskayuna and Courtney Guiry of Shenendehowa go after the ball at Frank Bailey Field Tuesday, May 12, 2015. (PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Niskayuna sports teams gear up for sectionals

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Postseason seeds were handed out the past few days in a variety of team sports, and those Section II tournaments get underway in grand fashion this week. Here’s how Niskayuna’s teams shape up…


Members of the Niskayuna boys lacrosse team huddle after topping Burnt Hills in a May 14 game in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 15

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are five things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: Senior Night was Thursday for the Niskayuna boys lacrosse team and the Silver Warriors celebrated in grand fashion. Playing…


Niskayuna's Julia Wagner, left, seeks some relief from the heat at the Shen Invitational May 8 in Clifton Park. At right is coach Mike Peters. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 14

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are three things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: Fresh off a Senior Day win Tuesday, the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team will look to close out a perfect…


PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake keeper Lexie Ball tries to make a save on a shot by Abby O'Brien of Niskayuna Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 5

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Here are three things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics: 1: The Niskayuna girls lacrosse team won three games with lopsided margins last week … and somehow dropped five spots…


A group of athletes warm up on the track during a March 27 practice for the Niskayuna girls outdoor track and field team. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: April 17

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Five things to know about yesterday’s news and upcoming action for Niskayuna High School athletics: Two goals apiece from Sam Assini, Evan Maloney, Aidan O’Brien, and James Sexton helped the Niskayuna boys lacrosse…


Niskayuna baseball's Zack LeBlanc, left, congratulates teammate Garrett Whitley, center, after his two-run home run during an April 15 game against Guilderland. At right is Pat O'Brien, who scored on the home run. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Silver Warriors athletics rundown: April 16

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Five things to know about yesterday’s news and upcoming action for Niskayuna High School athletics: Garrett Whitley homered, but it was not enough for the Niskayuna baseball team. The Silver Warriors lost Wednesday…