Section II



Niskayuna players run off the field after recovering a fumble during a football game Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Niskayuna football to take on Averill Park in Week 8

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — A year ago, the football season for Niskayuna ended after Week 7, with too many injuries piled up for the winless Silver Warrior to continue its campaign into its crossover portion. This year,…




Athletes are shown at a Niskayuna field hockey practice on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

PHOTOS: Niskayuna field hockey squad is hard at work

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Fall sports practices for high school teams started Aug. 17, and the Niskayuna field hockey team wasted no time getting down to business. The squad has scrimmages scheduled for Aug. 24 and 27…


Niskayuna celebrates after defeating Queensbury for the girls lacrosse Section II Class B championship game at the University at Albany on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (PATRICK DODSON/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Girls Lacrosse: Niskayuna wins Section II title

BY JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Reporter ALBANY — Niskayuna isn’t what you’d call a fast-starting lacrosse team, but the Silver Warriors sure know how to finish. “After the first half, we figure out what the other team is trying to do,”…


John Prendergast of Niskayuna charges to the goal to score next to Brendon Closs of Shaker at UAlbany Saturday, May 23, 2015. (PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Boys Lacrosse: Niskayuna wins Section II title

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter ALBANY — After nearly a half of frustration for Niskayuna, it took a little more than a minute for the Silver Warriors to right themselves in Saturday’s Section II Class A boys’ lacrosse title game….


Niskayuna girls bowling's Julia Favata is shown Feb. 12 at Boulevard Bowl in Schenectady. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Girls Bowling: Julia Favata competes at state championships

SYRACUSE — Niskayuna junior Julia Favata finished in 25th place at the March 7-8 bowling state championships at AMF Strike-N-Spare Lanes. Favata bowled two series of games at the state championships and compiled an average of 175.33. In succession, Favata…



Niskayuna wrestling's Eoghan Sweeney, right, works with Luke Fronhofer of Salem during a Feb. 18 practice in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Wrestling: Sweeney falls out of state tournament

ALBANY — In his first trip to the wrestling state championships, Niskayuna freshman Eoghan Sweeney could not advance to the second half of the two-day event. Competing Feb. 27 at the Times Union Center, Sweeney went 0-2 in the 138-pound…