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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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Broadalbin-Perth returns to state girls’ volleyball tournament with heart and hustle

Broadalbin-Perth returns to state girls’ volleyball tournament with heart and hustle

BURNT HILLS — Broadalbin-Perth girls’ volleyball coach Kayla Twardzik saw something in the Patriots squad returning to the NYSPHSAA Class B Final Four this weekend. She coached the group as a JV squad in 2019, and now as the varsity coach both last spring and this fall.“This is something that we've been working towards since last spring,” Twardzik said. “With no state championships right now, but this is where we're going to start and that's…
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Images: Photos from Gloversville’s Class B Super Bowl appearance Sunday

Images: Photos from Gloversville’s Class B Super Bowl appearance Sunday

COLONIE - Gloversville came up short Sunday in the Class B Super Bowl, but the team continued to battle. Here are some images from the game, from our Stan Hudy. More: Ravena tops Gloversville football in Section II Class B Super Bowl, 11/14/21 --- Help us bring this news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe --- . . Gloversville quarterback Garrett Dooling is hit by Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk's Ryan Southworth. STAN HUDY/THE LEADER-HERALD  …
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Ravena tops Gloversville football in Section II Class B Super Bowl

Ravena tops Gloversville football in Section II Class B Super Bowl

Photo Caption: Gloversville's Giorgio Glionna runs into the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk defense during the Section II Class B Super Bowl at Christian Brothers Academy in Colonie Sunday. STAN HUDY/THE LEADER-HERALD COLONIE — The outcome of Sunday’s Section II Class B Super Bowl had not been in doubt for quite some time. That didn’t change the approach, though, of a Gloversville football program that worked so hard throughout its season to make sure it played with a championship-level…
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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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