Football Team Shows Grit Against Schuylerville

November 3, 2010

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The Albany Academy football team (6-2, 3-1) came close to losing more than a few times on Saturday.  But in the end they made the biggest plays when it mattered most.  Senior linebacker Dimitrius Thomas intercepted a Schuylerville...

Fans and Athletes — More Different Than You Might Think

Ellory Smith

October 18, 2010

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I found myself considering the differences between fans and athletes on the Saturday afternoon following the Homecoming football game (unfortunately, the Cadets lost). Sports fans love his or her sport/team as an athlete might,...

New Year, New Hope

Ian Tolmie

October 3, 2010

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The Albany Academy Cross Country team embarked on its 2010 season with high hopes for success under the leadership of the three-year veteran, captain Tom Alston. Although the team lost several seniors to graduation, including...

Football Team Continues to Shine Despite McCarthy’s Injury

Nick Pappas

October 3, 2010

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The Academy Football team (4-0) took apart one of the worst defenses in Section II last week in their first game without junior quarterback Hunter McCarthy who will miss the rest of the season with multiple knee injuries. As...

Academy Golf Extends Streak as the Cadets Squeak by Voorheesville

Nick Cardona

September 20, 2010

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Pure jubilation was the scene at Colonie Country Club as Junior Justin Brock was labeled a hero by senior captain Matt Devito following Friday’s match against a hungry Voorheesville team. Brock shot a one-over-par 37 in the...

AAG Soccer is 3-0

Emily Lloyd

September 20, 2010

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After a long 2009 season for the Academy Bears, the team is now on a successful 3-0 run.  A 2-1 victory over Lansingburgh, the home team, set the tone for the Bears' season.  Freshmen Taila Rockmore registered her first goal...

AAG Soccer Season Outlook

Emily Downie

September 16, 2010

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The AAG Varsity Soccer team has had its ups and downs. In 2007, the team went undefeated in the CHVL, becoming the first ever AAG Soccer team to do so. The following year, the team was forced to move into the more competitive...

Football Team Cruises in Opener; Looks to Improve on Disappointing ’09 Season

Nick Cardona

September 10, 2010

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“We need to make the focus of pre-season to get into the best possible shape to compete.” That’s what Albany Academy head football coach Tony Fruscio believes will put the Cadets over the top this season in the very competitive...

Academy Golf Team Looks to Continue Dominance in Colonial Council

Nick Cardona

September 7, 2010

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Can Academy keep its eight-year streak of undefeated Colonial Council dual matches and championships alive? How are the Cadets going to compete with Class A powerhouses Bethlehem and Shenendehowa? These are among the top questions...

Girls Academy Lacrosse Starts Out Strong

Emily Downie

April 5, 2010

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After last year's huge success, the AAG Lacrosse team wondered what the 2010 season would hold. The team is only two games into their season, but the future already looks promising. The girl's Lacrosse team opened their season...

Halfway Through the Games, USA is on Top

Emily Downie

February 22, 2010

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We all expected Lindsey Vonn, Apolo Ohno, and Shaun White to win Olympic medals. However, no one expected US men's figure skater Evan Lysacek, women's alpine skier Julia Mancuso, or women's moguls competitor Shannon Bahkre to...

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