The The Recorder http://www.recordernews.com// The Recorder en-us Copyright 2014 Port Jackson Media LLC support@recordernews.com (Dave Warner) Amsterdam drops 60-50 decision to Green Tech http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12032016_roundup ]]> Sunday, December 04, 2016 - Updated: 6:30 AM Northern Zone gun hunting campaign coming to a close http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12032016_outdoors Saturday, December 03, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Skepticism abounds after McGregor obtains California boxing license http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12032016_mma ]]> Saturday, December 03, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Johnson, Stewart biggest headliners in 2016 http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12032016_nascar Saturday, December 03, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Lady Rams show promise both on and off the court http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12022016_column ]]> Friday, December 02, 2016 - Updated: 11:36 AM White leads Galway past Loudonville Christian http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12012016_roundup Thursday, December 01, 2016 - Updated: 10:22 AM Fedullo, Pritchard lead AHS past Nisky, 53-34 http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11302016_ladyrams Thursday, December 01, 2016 - Updated: 10:21 AM Monroe CC women down Fulton-Montgomery CC http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12012016_fmcc Thursday, December 01, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM UAlbany men's basketball suffers 1st home loss http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/12012016_albany Thursday, December 01, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM F-MCC downs SCCC http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11302016_roundup Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - Updated: 10:41 AM AHS looks to fill scoring void left by graduation of Bergh http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11302016_rams ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- For three years, Kory Bergh was such a consistently big part of the Amsterdam High School boys basketball team that you could set your watch by him. If the Running Rams needed someone to spark a run, the ball went to Bergh. If they needed a big shot to tie or win a game late, Bergh was taking it -- and, more often than not, making it. After thr ...]]> Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - Updated: 10:40 AM Broadalbin-Perth races past Wells in girls basketball http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11292016_roundup Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:26 AM Lady Rams play host to Niskayuna in highly anticipated season debut http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11292016_ladyrams ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- The Amsterdam Lady Rams have spent nine months waiting to get back on the court since their heartbreaking loss to Averill Park in the Section II Class A girls basketball championship game. It was the program's first appearance in a sectional final since 1994, and now the Lady Rams know what it feels like to get close to the mountaintop. This se ...]]> Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:25 AM Amsterdam girls win indoor meet at Union College http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11282016_roundup Monday, November 28, 2016 - Updated: 10:30 AM Expectations are high for AHS girls, OESJ boys basketball programs http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11282016_hoops @RecorderShinder Let the games begin. OK, technically we had some games over the weekend, but the vast majority of area high school boys and girls basketball teams will be tipping off their seasons at some point this week, and it's measuring up to be an exciting season with plenty of competitive balance. We've got a pair of returning sectional finalists in the Amsterdam girls and t ...]]> Monday, November 28, 2016 - Updated: 10:28 AM Preville rolls 300 game in junior league at Imperial http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11282016_bowling Monday, November 28, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM 1996 Running Rams open with two losses in Corning Cup Classic http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11262016_sportshistory Sunday, November 27, 2016 - Updated: 5:32 AM Rams' Stanavich runs away with Player of the Year award http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11262016_allarea ]]>@RecorderShinder The 2016 high school football season featured plenty of highlights as area teams fought their way through more than a little adversity. Injuries, especially at the quarterback position, were on the menu through much of the year, but four of the area's six teams fought through to earn playoff spots and two -- Amsterdam and Canajoharie -- had their seasons end just s ...]]> Sunday, November 27, 2016 - Updated: 5:31 AM UAlbany men's basketball team hosts Siena for first time in SEFCU http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11262016_albany Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM Hunters find some luck in taking big bucks http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11262016_outdoors Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM Racing set for today, plus events to keep an eye on http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11262016_coughlin Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM Big day at Aqueduct wraps up another year of graded stakes racing in NY http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11262016_atthepost ]]> Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM Area high school sports calendar http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/2016sportscalendar Monday, November 28, 2016 - Updated: 10:26 AM Mayfield relying on talented group to help replace Hampton http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11252016_mayfield ]]>@RecorderShinder BROADALBIN -- It's been quite the turnaround for the Mayfield High School girls basketball team over the last three years. After more than a decade of sub-.500 seasons -- and an 0-18 season as recently as 2011-12 -- the Lady Panthers have risen into the upper echelon of the Western Athletic Conference, capped off by an 11-1 league record and a division title last y ...]]> Friday, November 25, 2016 - Updated: 10:39 AM Young B-P girls team must replace key scorers http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11242016_bpgirls ]]>@RecorderShinder BROADALBIN -- Sending a young team without a single player taller than 5-foot-7 on its roster onto the court in one of the toughest girls basketball leagues in Section II won't be an easy task, but Broadalbin-Perth Lady Patriots coach Mike Magliocca can see his team's potential. "These girls, they practice hard," Magliocca said. "They want to learn. That's the grea ...]]> Thursday, November 24, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM Rams' Stanavich named Class A player of the year http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11242016_classafootball Thursday, November 24, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Four B-P players selected to Class B football all-star team http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11232016_classbstars Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Updated: 11:18 AM F-MCC women victorious http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11232016_fmcc ]]> Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Updated: 10:32 AM Amsterdam's Lazarou, B-P's Onzo honored http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11232016_foothillsxc Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Updated: 9:50 AM Fort Plain, Canajoharie tie 2-2 in WAC bowling http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11232016_bowling Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Updated: 8:46 AM Fort Plain bowlers defeat Schoharie http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11222016_roundup Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - Updated: 10:16 AM Mayfield returns four starters; also has talented 6-foot-5 eighth grader in the mix http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11222016_mayfield ]]>@RecorderShinder MAYFIELD -- Hanging high on the wall behind the bleachers in the Mayfield High School gymnasium are banners for each of the school's varsity athletic programs listing off the various league, sectional and state championships each team has won. The banner for boys basketball is blank, but the 2016-17 Panthers have set their sights on filling it in. "Absolutely. That ...]]> Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Updated: 10:16 PM Galway volleyball falls short of state final http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11212016_galway ]]>@RecorderShinder GLENS FALLS -- After a season where they so often overcame adversity, the Galway Golden Eagles found a hurdle too high to clear Saturday at the NYSPHSAA Class C Girls Volleyball Championships. Making their first state final four appearance in program history, the Golden Eagles started off their day in round-robin play at the Glens Falls Civic Center reasonably enou ...]]> Monday, November 21, 2016 - Updated: 10:11 AM Rams' Lazarou finishes 47th at Feds http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11212016_lazarou Monday, November 21, 2016 - Updated: 10:10 AM Busy, successful weekend for F-MCC hoops http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11212016_fmhoops Monday, November 21, 2016 - Updated: 7:55 AM Galway volleyball ready to make state tourney debut http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11192016_galway @RecorderShinder The Galway High School girls volleyball team will be in uncharted territory when it plays in the state Class C final four this weekend at the Glens Falls Civic Center, but coach Michael Glenn knows his team has put in the work to be ready for the moment. "It's hard work and a lot of heart," Glenn said. "They never give up, and they work so hard every day in practic ...]]> Sunday, November 20, 2016 - Updated: 7:12 AM F-F boys hoops inexperienced, but ambitious http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11192016_ffboys ]]>@RecorderShinder FONDA -- There's plenty of changes for the Fonda-Fultonville boys basketball team this season -- a new league, and a whole heap of new varsity players -- but Dan Parslow remains a constant. And the senior guard is more than happy to get past a frustrating, injury-filled football season to focus on hoops. "I'm back to 100 percent. Feeling real good, excited," Parslo ...]]> Sunday, November 20, 2016 - Updated: 7:11 AM New coach hopes to lead Lady Braves to success http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11192016_ffgirls @RecorderShinder FONDA -- On the verge of his first season as the girls varsity basketball coach at Fonda-Fultonville High School, Phil Boshart is full of optimism -- and he believes there's good reason for him to be. Boshart, who served as the program's modified coach last year before moving up to the varsity squad to replace Tom Nethaway, has six returning players on his roster, ...]]> Sunday, November 20, 2016 - Updated: 7:10 AM DEC calls on EPA to check for PCB in upper Hudson http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11192016_outdoors Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Mark your calendar for offseason racing events http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11192016_autoracing Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Derrico wraps up first year at UAlbany; '86 Rams dominate Big 10 all-star team http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11192016_sportshistory Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Cashing in on some post-Breeders' Cup horse racing action http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11192016_atthepost Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Experienced core will be key for Northville http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11182016_northville ]]>@RecorderShinder NORTHVILLE -- Even in a tiny, Class D school, there was more familiarity than normal when the Northville High School boys basketball team opened practice last week. There's only eight players on coach John Karbowski III's Falcons this season, and seven of them are returning with at least a year of varsity experience. Suffice it to say, it didn't take long for the F ...]]> Friday, November 18, 2016 - Updated: 10:02 AM Old and new will mix for Patriots this season http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11182016_bp ]]>@RecorderShinder BROADALBIN -- Nine months ago, Preston Taylor and the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots walked off the court at Shenendehowa High School after a second straight season that was ended by an upset loss in the quarterfinals of the Section II Class B boys basketball playoffs. Plenty has changed for B-P since that 60-58 loss to the Schalmont Sabres, but Taylor -- now preparing ...]]> Friday, November 18, 2016 - Updated: 9:59 AM Area players dominate WAC boys soccer all-stars http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11172016_wacsoccer ]]> Thursday, November 17, 2016 - Updated: 10:28 AM AHS bowlers in position to contend for Foothills title http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11172016_bowling ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- The Amsterdam High School bowling team is out to prove that it belongs firmly in the conversation for the best squad in the Foothills Council, and early in the season, the Rams may be proving their point. With a dozen returning bowlers and the deepest group he's had in his four years as head coach, Joe Scott believes the Rams are more than capa ...]]> Thursday, November 17, 2016 - Updated: 10:27 AM Braves notch 4-0 win over Maginn http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11172016_roundup Thursday, November 17, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM Rays' Maile to speak at Mohawks HOF dinner http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11162016_maile Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - Updated: 10:18 AM Cotugno set for state swim meet http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11162016_cotugno ]]>@RecorderShinder GLOVERSVILLE -- Kylie Cotugno's been a member of the Gloversville-Mayfield girls varsity swim team since she was an eighth-grader, with the goal of one day making it to the state championships always in mind. She'd gotten close before -- she missed the mark by less than a second in 2015 -- but it took until Nov. 4, in what could have been the penultimate 100-meter ...]]> Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - Updated: 10:17 AM B-P places five on Foothills 1st team http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11162016_foothillssoccer ]]> Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - Updated: 8:11 AM Lazarou to race at Federation meet http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11152016_lazarou ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- While the rest of her Amsterdam High School teammates are busy preparing for the start of the winter indoor track season, junior Olivia Lazarou still has one bit of business to take care of before the fall season wraps up. For the second straight year, Lazarou has earned one of Section II's at-large spots in the New York State Federation Cross ...]]> Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Updated: 10:32 AM AHS indoor track planning for strong season http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11152016_track ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- It may be the start of indoor track and field season, but the Amsterdam Rams are going to take advantage of mild weather and keep things outdoors for as long as they can. "We find that when you start outside, you can get a lot more accomplished," said coach Kevin Wilary. "You can give the kids a feel of more of what it's really like when you're ...]]> Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Updated: 10:31 AM Mayfield, Canajoharie post wins as HS bowling season begins http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11152016_hsbowling Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Updated: 8:11 AM WAC names all-stars for girls soccer http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11142016_wacgirls Monday, November 14, 2016 - Updated: 10:35 AM Mayfield's Relyea 6th in Class D at XC states http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11142016_relyea Monday, November 14, 2016 - Updated: 10:34 AM Galway takes regional title, earns spot in state final four http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11142016_galway @RecorderShinder GLOVERSVILLE -- After two relatively easy set victories to start off Saturday's Class C girls volleyball regional final against Northeastern Clinton, the Galway Golden Eagles suddenly found all of their momentum sapped away. With its season on the line, Northeastern Clinton took charge at the start of the third set, scoring seven of the first eight points and leadi ...]]> Monday, November 14, 2016 - Updated: 10:32 AM Blocked PAT gives Broncos wild victory http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11142016_nflcaps Monday, November 14, 2016 - Updated: 8:01 AM Amsterdam's JV, modified football squads excelled http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11122016_football ]]>@RecorderShinder If this year's results are any indication, the next generation of Amsterdam High School football is looking very promising. While the varsity Rugged Rams made their sixth consecutive appearance in the Section II Class A semifinals and were seven points and 28 seconds away from a second straight appearance in the Class A Super Bowl, the three younger levels of the p ...]]> Sunday, November 13, 2016 - Updated: 5:48 AM This week in history: '86 Rams are Super http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11112016_sportshistory Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Vintage series holding key meeting today http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11122016_autoracing Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Much-hyped Breeders' Cup matchups didn't disappoint http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11122016_atthepost Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Facts and figures for the opening of deer hunting season http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11122016_outdoors ]]> Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Foothills volleyball all-stars unveiled http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11112016_volleyball ]]> Friday, November 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:33 AM Youth movement is in spotlight for AHS wrestling http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11112016_wrestling ]]>@RecorderShinder Ken Pfeiffer's been around the Amsterdam High School wrestling program for a long time, but he's not seeing a lot of familiar faces this year as he prepares the Rams for the 2016-17 season. Pfeiffer, part of the coaching staff at AHS for more than 30 years, is entering his third season as head coach in charge of a young, but talented group. The Rams lost a talented ...]]> Friday, November 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:31 AM Fureno selects LeMoyne http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11102016_fureno ]]>@RecorderShinder FORT PLAIN -- Drew Fureno was in the middle of an exhaustive college recruiting process this summer when the Fort Plain High School baseball standout visited LeMoyne College's Syracuse campus. It didn't take long to convince him that was the spot where he wanted to continue his athletic and academic career. "We went to Brockport the day before on a weekend visit, a ...]]> Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Updated: 10:24 AM Amsterdam's Fedullo signs with Saint Rose http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11102016_fedullo ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- Nina Fedullo's still got a season left and plenty of unfinished business before she wraps up her record-breaking girls basketball career at Amsterdam High School, but she already knows the next step in her journey -- and it's one that won't take her too far down the road. As the NCAA early signing period opened Wednesday, Fedullo signed her Nat ...]]> Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Updated: 10:23 AM Rams hope to take flight with retooled roster http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11092016_rams ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- When he started his first season as the Amsterdam High School boys basketball coach a year ago, Tim Jones was forced to go through the preseason with a severe player shortage, thanks to nearly half his prospective players being part of the AHS football team that reached the 2015 state semifinals. When tryouts opened for the 2016-17 season Monda ...]]> Wednesday, November 09, 2016 - Updated: 10:21 AM Local runners named to WAC XC all-star team http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11092016_wacxc ]]> Wednesday, November 09, 2016 - Updated: 10:20 AM Reflecting on end of Amsterdam's season http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11082016_ruggedrecap ]]>@RecorderShinder Another high school football season has come and gone, and what a rollercoaster it was for the Amsterdam Rugged Rams. There was a tough start against a brutal schedule, then successive season-ending injuries to quarterbacks that threatened to derail the season, then an impressive late-season surge before hopes of a Section II Class A Super Bowl repeat ended in the ...]]> Tuesday, November 08, 2016 - Updated: 10:22 AM Lady Rams get started with eye on title http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11082016_ladyrams ]]>@RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- Amsterdam High School girls basketball coach Eric Duemler won't have to do much experimental sorting out of his roster in the next four weeks before the Lady Rams open their season Nov. 30 against the Niskayuna Silver Warriors. Only 10 players took the floor Monday when the Lady Rams opened their preseason workouts, but all 10 are set to contri ...]]> Tuesday, November 08, 2016 - Updated: 10:17 AM Youth football a defining issue with no easy answers http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/s0341-BC-FBN-PaulNewberry-You-11-04-1442 Tuesday, November 08, 2016 - Updated: 9:54 AM B-P falls to HF in final, 3-0 http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11072016_bpvolleyball ]]>@RecorderShinder SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Broadalbin-Perth girls volleyball coach Mike Calvello knew heading into Saturday night's Section II Class B final just how tough a task his Lady Patriots faced against the top-seeded Hudson Falls Lady Tigers. And as much as the Lady Patriots knew what was coming, it wasn't enough for them to cope with Hudson Falls' athleticism and power, which h ...]]> Monday, November 07, 2016 - Updated: 10:24 AM Big plays, big hits help Jets win Senior Division http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11072016_senior ]]>@RecorderShinder Bringing along almost an entirely new roster this season didn't slow down the Jets in the Amsterdam Little Giants Senior Division. The defending champions rolled through the regular season, and Sunday afternoon at Lynch Literacy Academy they put their stamp on a second straight title. A bruising defense and a big-play offense paved the way for the Jets to notch a 2 ...]]> Monday, November 07, 2016 - Updated: 10:23 AM Gold Hornets sting way to Junior Division title http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11072016_junior ]]>@RecorderShinder The Gold Hornets defense spent most of the Amsterdam Little Giants Junior Division Super Bowl making sure the Green Gators felt the sting in the mid-autumn chill late Sunday afternoon at Lynch Literacy Academy. With Richie Collazo, Joshua Motyka, Jose Cruz and Giovanni Gonzalez providing the bulk of the big hits, the Hornets spent most of the game making huge hits ...]]> Monday, November 07, 2016 - Updated: 10:22 AM Galway volleyball wins Class C championship http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11072016_roundup Monday, November 07, 2016 - Updated: 8:52 AM Amsterdam Little Giants Super Bowl has a new look http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11052016_littlegiants ]]>@RecorderShinder Another season of Amsterdam Little Giants football will wrap up Sunday with the annual Super Bowl games on the Lynch Literacy Academy turf, and this year there's a bit of an added twist. Sunday's festivities will kick off at 1 p.m. with the Senior Division championship game between Amsterdam's Jets and the Gloversville Sr. White Huskies. It's the first time that a ...]]> Sunday, November 06, 2016 - Updated: 5:31 AM Bump up in class costs Lazarou; Mayfield 8th grader stamps ticket to states; C-FP wins title http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11052016_sectionalxc ]]>@RecorderShinder SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A bump up in classification cost Amsterdam junior Olivia Lazarou a third straight trip to the state cross country championships, but Mayfield eighth-grader Madison Relyea stamped her first ticket to states and the Canajoharie-Fort Plain girls came home with a championship plaque Friday at the Section II Cross Country Championships. Amsterdam's m ...]]> Sunday, November 06, 2016 - Updated: 5:30 AM B-P eyes 3rd straight section title http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11052016_bpvolleyball @RecorderShinder Since transferring to Broadalbin-Perth High School from Mayfield at the start of her sophomore year, Jordan Marshall has never lost a Section II girls volleyball playoff game. Marshall came to a B-P team that was coming off a Section II Class C runner-up finish in 2013 and quickly became an integral weapon for the Lady Patriots as they ran off two straight ...]]> Saturday, November 05, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM DEC officers have been hard at work during deer season http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11052016_outdoors Saturday, November 05, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Tickets available for Fonda Speedway/Glen Ridge banquet at Amsterdam Elks Lodge on Dec. 3 http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11052016_autoracing Saturday, November 05, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Reminiscing on 30 years of Breeders' Cup memories http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11052016_hoffman Saturday, November 05, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM Epic effort for B-P volleyball; '86 Rams on to Super Bowl http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11052016_sportshistory Saturday, November 05, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM 3rd-quarter flurry dooms Rams in season-ending loss http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11042016_rams ]]>@RecorderShinder A stretch of two minutes and 45 seconds late in the third quarter Thursday night denied the Amsterdam Rugged Rams a chance to close the 2016 football season on a pleasant note. Deadlocked in a shootout with Section I's Our Lady of Lourdes, the Rams looked to have the momentum when Dale Stanavich broke up a pass intended for Lourdes' Corey Mullaley in the end zone o ...]]> Friday, November 04, 2016 - Updated: 10:17 AM B-P advances to Class B title game http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11032016_bpvolleyball ]]>@RecorderShinder VOORHEESVILLE -- A fast start helped smooth any bumps in the Broadalbin-Perth Lady Patriots' road to a fourth straight appearance in a Section II girls volleyball championship match. Second-seeded B-P dominated the first set of Wednesday's Class B semifinal against Academy of the Holy Names at Voorheesville High School, then got big points from the likes of Jordan ...]]> Thursday, November 03, 2016 - Updated: 10:40 AM Smith leads F-MCC past Delhi, 84-48 http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11032016_fmcchoops Thursday, November 03, 2016 - Updated: 9:58 AM Galway advances into Class C volleyball final http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11032016_galway Thursday, November 03, 2016 - Updated: 9:47 AM Noto named GASD interim athletic director http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11022016_noto @RecorderShinder For the second time since his retirement, Bob Noto is filling in as the Greater Amsterdam School District's athletic director. Brian Mazza, GASD's Coordinator of Health, Physical Education and Athletics since 2014, ended his tenure with the district Friday, leaving to take a position as the assistant director of the HFM BOCES Adirondack Academy. Noto, who served as ...]]> Wednesday, November 02, 2016 - Updated: 10:25 AM Edick will go with best 11 for crossover game http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11022016_rams ]]>@RecorderShinder Starting last year, the New York Public High School Athletic Association began allowing football teams that had been eliminated from their sectional playoffs to play a 10th game. The Amsterdam Rugged Rams had a rather more important Week 10 game to play in 2015 -- the Section II Class A Super Bowl -- but even though the team's sectional championship defense came to ...]]> Wednesday, November 02, 2016 - Updated: 10:24 AM Gold Hornets advance to Super Bowl http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11022016_littlegiants Wednesday, November 02, 2016 - Updated: 9:27 AM Foothills Council names girls soccer all-stars http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11012016_foothillsgirls Tuesday, November 01, 2016 - Updated: 10:15 AM Muddy field helped undo Rams in semifinal loss http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11012016_ruggedrecap ]]>@RecorderShinder The Amsterdam Rugged Rams lived by the bend-but-don't-break philosophy for 47 minutes and 32 seconds Friday night in the Section II Class A semifinals against the Averill Park Warriors, until they finally cracked. Playing on a muddy field against Averill Park's smashmouth triple option offense, the Rams absorbed body blow after body blow and kept getting up off the ...]]> Tuesday, November 01, 2016 - Updated: 10:15 AM F-MCC falls in final http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11012016_fmccvolleyball Tuesday, November 01, 2016 - Updated: 9:57 AM Wilson leads Jets past White Huskies in Little Giants http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/11012016_littlegiants Tuesday, November 01, 2016 - Updated: 9:56 AM Mayfield on wrong end of late flurry in Class C title thriller http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/10312016_mayfield ]]>@RecorderShinder COLONIE -- Following 71 minutes of tightly-played, defense-first soccer, the conclusion of Saturday morning's Section II Class C boys championship game between the Mayfield Panthers and Maple Hill Wildcats was about as much of an emotional rollercoaster as could be packed into nine minutes of action. Three goals and a half-dozen other scoring chances were peppered ...]]> Monday, October 31, 2016 - Updated: 10:07 AM Canajoharie falls short in Class D semifinal http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/10312016_canjo ]]>@RecorderShinder SCHUYLERVILLE -- For the third straight year, Black Horse Stadium turned into the Field of Nightmares for the Canajoharie High School football team. The Cougars had chance after chance to take control of Saturday night's Section II Class D semifinal against the Whitehall Railroaders, but after Canajoharie quarterback Nick Kocjan scored on a quarterback sneak to giv ...]]> Monday, October 31, 2016 - Updated: 10:07 AM Amsterdam's Lazarou wins Harvest Classic http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/10312016_crosscountry Monday, October 31, 2016 - Updated: 10:05 AM Broadalbin-Perth volleyball squad advances http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/10292016_roundup Sunday, October 30, 2016 - Updated: 6:05 AM Averill Park ends Amsterdam's drive to a Super Bowl, wins 21-14 http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/10292016_rams ]]>@RecorderShinder AVERILL PARK -- The Amsterdam defense kept its footing on the increasingly muddy, slippery grass at Averill Park High School for 30 second-half plays Friday night, keeping the Averill Park Warriors out of the end zone by force of sheer will. On the 31st play, the rubber band finally snapped -- and with it, the Rugged Rams' chances of playing in the Section II Class ...]]> Sunday, October 30, 2016 - Updated: 6:04 AM Canajoharie gets one more shot at Whitehall http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/10292016_canjo ]]>@RecorderShinder Since suffering an 8-0 setback to the Whitehall Railroaders on a rainy night in late Septmber, the Canajoharie Cougars have wanted another shot at the team that handed them their first loss of the 2016 football season. The Section II Class D semifinals have afforded the Cougars exactly that opportunity. The third-seeded Cougars will face No. 2 seed Whitehall in the ...]]> Sunday, October 30, 2016 - Updated: 6:03 AM Mayfield falls to Maple Hill in wild Class C title game http://www.recordernews.com//RSSIOS/LocalSports/10292016_mayfield @RecorderShinder

COLONIE -- The Mayfield High School boys soccer team ran through the gamut of emotions in a wild final nine minutes of Saturday's Section II Class C boys soccer championship game.
After 71 scoreless minutes, the Maple Hill Wildcats finally broke through when Garrett Axtmann poked in a rebound during a scramble in the box following a free kick. Mayfield answered tw ...]]>
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