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Wrestling: Niskayuna falls to Plainsmen

CLIFTON PARK — The Shenendehowa wrestling squad got past Niskayuna in Wednesday’s Suburban Council dual meet, 61-15. Taking non-forfeit wins for the Plainsmen were 106-pounder Nick Lampman, who took 52 seconds to record a pinfall victory; Dietrich Hartman won a…

The Niskayuna High School swim team poses for a celebratory photo after winning sectionals against Shenendehowa on Saturday, Nov. 8. Photo courtesy of Suzanne Stansbury

Niskayuna captures Section II swim/dive title

By JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Sportswriter CLIFTON PARK — Nisk­ayuna is back on top after taking another make-or-break, meet-ending 400-yard freestyle relay. Clare Stansbury, Anna Vitolins, Zeynep Balto and Maggie Wyngowski combined to win the relay as the Silver Warriors overtook…

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Shen defeats Nisky for soccer crown

COLONIE — Same type of goal, same final result as the semifinal. But Shenendehowa’s 1-0 win over Niskayuna on Monday night was the one the Plainsmen have been waiting on for three years, as it gave them the Section II…

Shenendehowa’s Kendra Harbinger, right, scores the game-winning goal on Niskayuna goalkeeper Erin Doyle in the second half of their Suburban Council soccer game Saturday at Niskayuna High School. The Lady Plainsmen won, 2-1. Photo by Patrick Dodson/Gazette Photographer

Girls’ soccer: Shenendehowa edges Niskayuna, 2-1

By BILL PALMER Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna and Shenendehowa girls’ soccer teams just can’t help themselves. Every time the two Suburban Council perennial powers meet, the games are intense and rarely decided by more than two goals. The…

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Sectional championship for Nisky lacrosse

Niskayuna used a third-quarter run to gain separation, and beat Shenendehowa, 14-7, for the Section II Class A boys’ lacrosse championship Tuesday night at the University at Albany. Read Jim Schiltz’s story at