Thursday, 12 April 2018 17:36

Local All-Star Moments

Saratoga Springs and Shen Alum Earn  Syracuse University Cheer Awards           

SYRACUSE — Syracuse University freshman cheerleaders Madison Dallas (Saratoga Springs - Class of 2017) and Brenna Hart (Shenendehowa - Class of 2017) were recently honored at the Syracuse University Cheer banquet held Sunday, April 8, at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel.    Madison won the “Rookie of the Year” award which is given to “The newcomer whose athletic ability, willingness to improve and dedication has contributed greatly to the success of Syracuse Cheerleading 2017-2018.”  Brenna received the coveted “Orange Award” given “To the athlete who has been an outstanding representative of Syracuse Cheerleading through service events, appearances, games, and an overall commitment to our team.” Both girls cheered for their respective high school during their time in the Capital District and cheered for the private cheer gym Cheer Intensity in Green Island, NY.  Madison and Brenna are planning to room together during their sophomore year at Syracuse University.

Spa Catholic Softball Team            
SARATOGA SPRINGS — On Monday, April 9, Saratoga Central Catholic played Hoosick Falls in their first game of the season and won, 8-2. Spa Catholic had one run in the first inning and seven in the second while Hoosick Falls had two runs in the sixth. For Spa Catholic: Victoria Alvord hit a double, Cassidy Hayner had the only home run of the evening, and Grace O’Reilly had 2 RBIs.

Saratoga Springs vs. Niskayuna Girls Lacrosse            
SARATOGA SPRINGS — On Tuesday, April 10, Saratoga Springs beat Niskayuna, 13-8. For Saratoga Springs: Sophia Burke had four goals; Lindsey Frank had three goals and two assists; Reilly Hogan had three goals; Katie Wendell had two goals and four assists; and Sylvie Waters had one goal and one assist.

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  • COURT Ricky Nelson, 62, of Stillwater, pleaded April 12 to five felony counts of possessing a sexual performance of a child. Sentencing scheduled for June 19. Nelson, the former mayor of Stillwater, is expected to be sentenced to a total of 5 to 15 years in state prison, as well as to be registered as a sex offender upon release, according to the Saratoga County District Attorney’s office.  Gabriel C. Hodge, 46, of Schenectady, pleaded April 13 to felony robbery, in connection with an incident in Ballston. Sentencing scheduled June 1.  Mason A. Weber, 25, of Stillwater, was sentenced April…

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  • TOWN OF BALLSTON  29 Forest Rd., $295,000. James and Nancy Gratton sold property to Ashley and Michael Yackeren.  67 Paradowski Rd., $264,000. William and Sheila Purdy sold property to Kevin Herderich and Jessica Bradley.  29 Stablegate Dr., $566,746. Barbera Homes Kelley Farms LLC sold property to Steven and Catherine Santandrea.  169 Charlton Rd., $405,000. Brett Homburger sold property to Eric and Sherri Wade.  14 Main St., $125,000. Tracy Fitzpatrick sold property to Alice Titova.  CLIFTON PARK 21 Lexington Dr., $215,000. William Shumway and Mary Uber Shumway sold property to Brendon Shaver. 7 Jarose Place, $420,000. Luis and Dianna sold property…
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