Adam Shinder

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Broadalbin-Perth girls’ volleyball takes fourth in Class B at states

Broadalbin-Perth girls’ volleyball takes fourth in Class B at states

Photo Caption: Broadalbin-Perth's Sophia Rogers (6) blocks the ball as teammate Shelby Fenton, right, looks on during Class B pool play against Marcellus at the NYSPHSAA girls' volleyball championships on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls. ADAM SHINDER/THE LEADER-HERALD GLENS FALLS — Saturday didn’t go the way Broadalbin-Perth coach Kayla Twardzik would’ve hoped, but there were no regrets when looking at the team’s season as a whole. Broadalbin-Perth had a tough…
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Schuylerville football beats Fonda-Fultonville in Section II Class C Super Bowl

Schuylerville football beats Fonda-Fultonville in Section II Class C Super Bowl

TROY — Fonda-Fultonville coach Sean Thompson could feel the momentum turning.His Braves team had stuck around with Schuylerville throughout Friday’s Section II Class C Super Bowl at Lansingburgh High School, and trailed by just four points nearing the midway point of the fourth quarter.One stop could change anything.Then, Schuylerville quarterback Owen Sherman launched a deep pass over the middle. Receiver Ryan Dow came down with it 41 yards downfield in traffic at the Fonda-Fultonville 30-yard…
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Impact of Gloversville’s 1987 championship football team still felt today

Impact of Gloversville’s 1987 championship football team still felt today

GLOVERSVILLE — Saturday afternoon, the Gloversville football team, led by coach Jim Robare, will head to Christian Brothers Academy in Colonie to face Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in the Section II Class B Super Bowl.A few hours later, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football team, coached by Matt Shell, will play for the Class A championship against Queensbury at Shenendehowa High School.What connects the two? Robare and Shell were teammates in 1987, on Gloversville’s last football team to win…
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Tough task stands between Fonda-Fultonville, Section II Class C football title

Tough task stands between Fonda-Fultonville, Section II Class C football title

FONDA — It seems simple, but the task ahead for the Fonda-Fultonville Braves is a mighty one.Want to be Section II Class C football champions? Just win one game — against a team that hasn’t lost to an area opponent in more than two years.That’s what stands in front of Fonda-Fultonville coach Sean Thompson’s team Friday night at 7 p.m. against Schuylerville in the Section II Class C Super Bowl at Lansingburgh High School.The Black…
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Gloversville football makes big plays late to beat Schalmont, reach Class B Super Bowl

Gloversville football makes big plays late to beat Schalmont, reach Class B Super Bowl

ROTTERDAM — As soon as Gloversville wide receiver Dominic Dorman cradled the 11-yard touchdown pass to his body with 14.7 seconds left in the fourth quarter of Friday’s Section II Class B semifinal against Schalmont, Huskies football coach Jim Robare had already decided to go for a 2-point conversion and the lead.A Schalmont timeout gave Robare a chance to reevaluate. He put the decision in the hands of his seniors.“There was no doubt [we were…
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Abdella, Mayfield boys claim top Class D prizes at Section II Cross Country Championships

Abdella, Mayfield boys claim top Class D prizes at Section II Cross Country Championships

SARATOGA SPRINGS — As he geared down to cross the finish line in victory Friday afternoon, Mayfield cross country runner Cameron Abdella let out a celebratory whoop.It was just the start of the celebration for the Panthers.Not only did Abdella score the individual victory in the boys’ Class D race during Friday’s Section II Cross Country Championships at Saratoga Spa State Park, becoming Mayfield’s first male Section II champion since Nick Munson in 2000, but…
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