Niskayuna Tennis


Members of the football team huddle during practice Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Fall sports: 10 Niskayuna competitions to watch

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — With most teams opening their training camps Aug. 15, the fall sports season is underway for the Niskayuna High School programs. Games, matches and meets start in the final week of August. Here…


Jeff Martin is shown during a Niskayuna boys' tennis practice in the high school gymnasium Wednesday, April 6, 2016. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Jeff Martin readies for tennis-heavy post-graduate year

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Fresh out of Niskayuna High School and with a well-developing tennis game, Jeff Martin is readying for a post-graduate year at the prestigious Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Fla. The academy, created…


Niskayuna doubles duo Ronan Schreer, left, and Dilip Aaron are shown during a boys' tennis match against CBA on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Senior rookies enjoy Niskayuna boys’ tennis season

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Novices to the sport, Dilip Aaron and Ronan Schreer spent their time with the Niskayuna boys’ tennis program playing a lot of catch-up in terms of the game’s rules and required skills. The…


Members of the Niskayuna boys' lacrosse team grab hold of the plaque for winning the Class A state championship in Vestal on Saturday, June 6, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

10 competitions to watch for in Niskayuna spring sports

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Spring weather came early this year, and high school sports are not wasting any time getting going. At Niskayuna, the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams are looking to defend Section II championships. The…


Niskayuna prepares to start a play during a boys' volleyball match Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 against Colonie at Niskayuna High School. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna athletics report: Oct. 9

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 break from action heading into a big weekend….


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,…


Niskayuna team members gather around coach Jen Chartrand during a boys' volleyball match Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 against Colonie at Niskayuna High School. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 25-27

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for this weekend about Niskayuna athletics. YESTERDAY’S SCORES BOYS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 1, Burnt Hills 1 FIELD HOCKEY: Saratoga Springs 3, Niskayuna 0 GIRLS’ SOCCER: Niskayuna 1,…


Members of the Niskayuna girls' team warm up together before a cross country meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 17

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics. YESTERDAY’S SCORES BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 3, Niskayuna 0 FIELD HOCKEY: Shenendehowa 1, Niskayuna 0 GIRLS’ SWIMMING &…


Niskayuna teammates cheer during a Section II matchup between Shenendehowa and Niskayuna varsity swim teams at the Shenendehowa Aquatic Center in Clifton Park on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. (PATRICK DODSON/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 16

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna athletics. YESTERDAY’S SCORES BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY: Niskayuna falls to Shenendehowa 21-37, Niskayuna falls to CBA 27-30, Niskayuna tops Albany 17-46 BOYS’ SOCCER:…


Niskayuna head coach Jim Neal is shown during a girls' tennis match between Shenendehowa and Niskayuna in Clifton Park on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 11-13

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today and this weekend about Niskayuna athletics. (NOTE: The next rundown will run Tuesday, Sept. 15.) YESTERDAY’S SCORES BOYS’ SOCCER: Colonie 1, Niskayuna 0 GIRLS’…