Rowing is said to be the ultimate team sport, and the local girls who traveled to California this week for a national competition fully understand that.
When Paolo Audino is at school in Florida, he and his father, Jim, talk before and after every game of Berne-Knox-Westerlo modified baseball.
The Guilderland softball team talked about defending its title early on in the season, but Bethlehem wasn't about to allow it.
Baseballs were flying out of Shenendehowa's ballpark last Friday during the Class AA quarterfinals, and the Dutchmen couldn't keep up.
The Voorheesville baseball team seemed destined for a third consecutive championship, but it lost on a bases-loaded walk in the Class B finals.
The Guilderland girls' lacrosse team tried to defend its title on Wednesday, but the ball bounced the other way.
The Dutchmen tennis team has been almost unstoppable over the last two years, and defended its Class AA championship last week.
Berne-Knox-Westerlo did well at Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference Championships for track-and-field at Fort Plain.
Albany Academy held Voorheesville scoreless last Friday, and it further added to the Birds' recent struggles.
Sometimes, change can be good.
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