Wild Turkeys wrap up season

BY JOE CARR For Your Niskayuna CLIFTON PARK — The Niskayuna Wild Turkeys swim team recently competed in its last meet of the season July 27-30, at the Capital District Swimming Championships. Niskayuna’s team, coached by Denise Murphy McGraw, had…

Niskayuna Junior, Derek Wolfe coaches swimmers at the Town Pool. Friday, July 8, 2016.

Student Spotlight: Derek Wolfe

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA- At the town pool on any given morning of the week, one will find Derek Wolfe surrounded by a small crowd of young swimmers, coaching them or directing them to play another round of…


Learn to Swim Sundays at Niskayuna HS

Learn to Swim Sundays began on Sunday morning, January 31, 2016, at the Niskayuna High School pool. Children and parents test the waters, adjusting to the temperatures and comfortability. The program is held through the Niskayuna School District Continuing Education….

The Starfish Swim Club held a SwimAThon for Cystic Fibrosis at the Niskayuna High School swimming pool on Saturday morning January 23, 2016. (MARC SCHULTZ/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Starfish swimmers raise 24K at Niskayuna pool

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — For nearly four hours, members of the Starfish Swim Club exhausted themselves Saturday with one lap after another in the Niskayuna High School pool. For nearly two months prior to the club’s 16th…

Nathaniel Kim of Niskayuna/Schenectady celebrates a first period goal in front of  Maverick King of Essex during the Holiday Tournament at Messa Rink Saturday, December 26, 2015. (PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER)

Niskayuna athletics’ January schedule

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — The following Niskayuna High School varsity sporting events are scheduled. All home games are at the high school, unless otherwise noted. Saturday, Jan. 2 10 a.m.: Indoor track at invitational, at Utica College…

Scott Ward of the Niskayuna WIld Turkeys Swim and Dive club competes at the league championships in Clifton Park on Friday, July 31, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Suburban League wraps fun-filled season with swim championships

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter CLIFTON PARK — The Suburban League, a summer swimming and diving league for Capital Region youths, knows its clientele. “This absolutely is for kids who love to swim,” said Denise Murphy McGraw, parent coordinator for…