Albany Cup tickets go on sale Friday morning

Albany Cup tickets go on sale Friday morning

ALBANY – Tickets for the 2022 Albany Cup men’s basketball game between Siena and UAlbany go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at MVP Arena. The series, which began in 2001, is resuming for the first time in five years, after the schools announced a three-year agreement to renew the series in January. This year’s game will be considered neutral site, UAlbany will host the Albany Cup at SEFCU Arena in 2023 and the 2024 Albany Cup will serve as a true home game for…
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High schools: Scotia field hockey shuts out Gloversville

High schools: Scotia field hockey shuts out Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE - Autumn Kramer and Maddie Darling both collected three goals, and Scotia-Glenville defeated Gloversville 10-0 in a Foothills Council field hockey game Thursday. Annabelle Wheeler, Maddy Horan, Sam Baccari and Morgan Westbrook also connected for the Tartans, and Maya Westbrook totaled three saves. Three of the Tartans’ goals came on penalty strokes. Felix Clo made 14 saves for Gloversville. Ava Barker scored two goals in the first quarter and completed a hat trick in the third frame in leading Johnstown past Glens Falls 7-0 in another Foothills Council matchup. Cole Krempa and Emily Pertell both had two goals for…
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Federal judge halts key parts of New York’s new gun law

Federal judge halts key parts of New York’s new gun law

ALBANY (AP) — A federal judge halted key provisions Thursday of New York's latest attempt to restrict who can carry a handgun in public and where firearms can be brought, saying multiple parts of a law the state passed this year are unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Glenn Suddaby focused on multiple parts of the law, saying licensing requirements — like a rule requiring applicants to turn over information about their social media accounts — went too far. “Simply stated, instead of moving toward becoming a shall-issue jurisdiction, New York State has further entrenched itself as a shall-not-issue jurisdiction. And, by…
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High schools: Gloversville boys’ soccer falls to Amsterdam

High schools: Gloversville boys’ soccer falls to Amsterdam

HIGH SCHOOLS - Amsterdam scored three goals in quick succession in the second half and defeated Gloversville 3-1 in a Foothills Council boys’ soccer game Wednesday. Aundray Fowler scored 60:30 into the contest, Nate Covey tallied at the 61-minute mark, and Marco Bottisti completed the Amsterdam scoring at the 62:20 mark. Alex Jablonski made five saves for Amsterdam. Sayer Pierce scored for Gloversville soon after Amsterdam’s three-goal outburst. Scotia-Glenville defeated Johnstown 16-2 in another Foothills Council game, with Kofi Jack totaling six goals and an assist and Xavier DeLuca gaining four goals and four assists for the Tartans. Jack boosted…
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DOWN TO BUSINESS: Heating, electric costs among latest expenses to increase

DOWN TO BUSINESS: Heating, electric costs among latest expenses to increase

DOWN TO BUSINESS - If you’re like me, now is the time of year you play the Thermostat Game, or seeing how far into October you can get before turning the heat on. I’ll confess to succumbing this week, after days of layering up as if headed to a Friday night football game rather than to my laptop in a shivering-cold home office. National Grid has been warning it will be a tough 2022-23 winter heating season, with the average upstate customer paying about $263 more than last year over the November-March period for natural gas and about $116 more for electricity.…
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Racing Around: Sheppard on a roll during career season

Racing Around: Sheppard on a roll during career season

There is no denying that Matt Sheppard is having a career season with 34 feature wins in 79 starts.Tuesday night, the 40-year-old modified pilot out of Savanna passed Rocky Warner for the lead and led the final 25 laps of the 50-lap modified feature for a record 12th win of the season at Utica-Rome Speedway.Sheppard, who also won the Fonda 200 last month, is looking to parlay the victory into his third big block modified feature win in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Sunday during the 50th anniversary edition of Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway.“We have been on a…
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