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Lucas Quinn makes a move during the Niskayuna boys' lacrosse team's state championship game June 6, 2015, in Vestal. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

NCAA lacrosse eyes recruiting restrictions

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — A couple of years ago at this time, Lucas Quinn was starting to finalize his college decision. For a few months, he had been trying to decide between some of the nation’s best…




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….


Bill McCann, of Niskayuna, celebrates the 30th anniversary of his Saturday morning jazz show on WCDB, the University at Albany student radio station, on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

30 years of Saturday jazz

Bill McCann, of Niskayuna, celebrates the 30th anniversary of his Saturday morning jazz show on WCDB, the University at Albany student radio station, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The celebration continues Sunday when the Albany Musicians’ Association, Inc. presents the…