Niskayuna lacrosse

MICHAEL KELLY/Gazette Sportswriter Niskayuna's Lucas Quinn (center) was a first-team all-state pick.

Niskayuna’s Quinn a first-team all-state pick

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter Niskayuna’s Lucas Quinn was the lone Section II player to receive a first-team selection Monday when the New York State Sportswriters Association released its first-ever all-state teams in boys’ lacrosse. Quinn, set to play next…


PHOTO PROVIDED Niskayuna natives Luke Goldstock (left) and Kevin Barney are shown at this year's MLL draft.

Goldstock to make Major League Lacrosse debut

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter Boston Cannons general manager Kevin Barney went into this past May’s Major League Lacrosse draft knowing Luke Goldstock, a Niskayuna product who graduated this year from the University of North Carolina, was bound to end…



MICHAEL KELLY/Gazette Sportswriter Niskayuna grad Lucas Quinn scored three goals Saturday in the 12th annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game.

Niskayuna’s Quinn nets 3 in All-America lacrosse game

Staff report BALTIMORE — Niskayuna High School graduate Lucas Quinn scored three goals Saturday night as part of the North’s 18-16 win over the South in the 12th Annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. A…



PETER R. BARBER/Gazette Photographer Eric Doyle scored five goals to help Niskayuna eliminate Warwick.

Niskayuna gets the rematch it wanted

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter BURNT HILLS — Next up, the Niskayuna girls’ lacrosse team gets the rematch it craves. A year after dropping a double-overtime decision against Section I’s Yorktown in a Class B regional championship game, the Silver…


PETER R. BARBER/Gazette Photographer Niskayuna celebrates its Section II lacrosse title.

Title No. 15 for Niskayuna boys’ lacrosse

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter ROTTERDAM — Lucas Quinn joked Tuesday that the Niskayuna boys’ lacrosse program views the turf field at Mohonasen High School to be a “little bit cursed” after its upset loss in last year’s sectional championship…


PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Ava Schroeder of Niskayuna takes a shot in front of Claudia Pollaro of Queensbury at Mohonasen High School Thursday.

It’s a three-peat for Niskayuna

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter ROTTERDAM — That it went down to the wire surprised nobody. Niskayuna and Queensbury met Thursday for the third consecutive year in the Section II Class B girls’ lacrosse championship game, and the latest installment…


PETER R. BARBER/Gazette Photographer Niskayuna looks to return to a sectional title game, and more.

Boys’ lacrosse sectionals preview

BY JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Sportswriter Seeds for the new-look Section II boys’ lacrosse tournament were released Friday. Champions will be crowned in four classes for the first time with the addition of Class D, where Wasaren League titlist Greenwich has been…


PETER R/ BARBER/Gazette Photographer Niskayuna's Luke Goldstock played the final game of his college career near home at UAlbany.

Career of Niskayuna’s Goldstock ends at home

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter ALBANY — A remarkable comeback couldn’t extend the stellar college career of Luke Goldstock in Saturday’s homecoming game for the North Carolina senior. But the loss couldn’t ruin the experience of playing just miles from…


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Niskayuna lacrosse gets payback on Shen

BY JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Sportswriter CLIFTON PARK —  Niskayuna goalkeeper Max Ronesi didn’t play in last year’s Section II Class A title game against Shenendehowa, but the first-year starter has seen the film of that crushing defeat,  and heard the veteran…