Cross country teams run away with WAC championship, silver
Oct. 23, 2014
The Duanesburg boys cross country team won their second consecutive WAC Championship Meet on Oct. 21, placing five runners in the top 15, and the girls modified and varsity cross country teams each finished in 2nd place. READ MORE
Go Duanesburg Volleyball!
Oct. 20, 2014
Here are some photos from the current school year. Enjoy!
Oct. 15, 2014
DCS seeks coaches for girls modified and JV basketball for 2014-15 and girls modified softball. Contact Penny Hardenstine at email@example.com
Boys cross country team runs away with title
Oct. 13, 2014
Congratulations to the boys cross country team on winning their second consecutive dual meet title, as they defeated Saratoga Central Catholic and Schoharie Oct. 12 at Schoharie. READ MORE
Girls cross country teams run strong at BH Invitational
Oct. 11, 2014
The girls cross country teams had another impressive showing at the Burnt Hills Invitational on Oct. 11. READ MORE
Double win for boys XC team
Oct. 9, 2014
The boys cross country team continued its winning ways with a double win against Mayfield and Berne-Knox-Westerlo on Oct. 6 at the elementary school. Pat Murphy again won the varsity race with Devin Van Vlack, Boone Lynch, Brendon Van Vlack and Alex Fiorini all in the top ten. The boys dual meet record is 6-0.
In the boys modified race, Sal Gallo, George Atanasov, and Paul Munson placed 1-2-3 as the boys defeated Mayfield and Berne. Zac Gamache and Dave Nicolella were the other scorers, and Brian Mallory, Logan Coolidge and Connor Skiff finished in the top ten.
Great showing by girls cross country
Oct. 6, 2014
Duanesburg's girls cross country (XC) team had a great showing at the Grout Run in Schenectady Oct. 4. The modified team placed 2nd out of nine teams. The team was led by Jen Skeeter, 8th place, and Hannah Avery, 10th place. Astrid Marz - 22nd, Rylie Lohret - 33rd and Olivia Faucett - 36th rounded out the scoring.
The freshman and varsity did not have complete teams this weekend, but the girls made an impressive showing as individuals. Elaine Atanasova placed 2nd, Emily Schaeffer placed 15th, Alice Cole placed 27th and Eleanor Felton placed 47th in the field of 90 runners. Katie Gregory, Olivia Munson and Bridgett VanValen all had personal bests in the varsity race.
Both the boys and girls XC teams will be in action Oct. 7 at the elementary school, with the modified race starting at approximately 4:15 p.m. followed by the varsity race. Come out and cheer on the teams as they take on Berne Knox and Mayfield in their only home meet of the year.
Great job Schoburg football
Sept. 29, 2014
Schoburg football took on Cairo-Durham for an exciting gridiron match on Saturday, Sept. 27. Final score was Cairo-Durham 18, Schoburg 13.
Girls XC teams run strong, place in top 3rd at Invitational
Sept. 29, 2014
DCS girls varsity cross country (xc) team placed in the top third - 7th out of 22 teams- at the E.J. Herrmann Invitational in Utica on Saturday, Sept. 27. The team was led by 8th grader Elaine Atanasova, who placed 23rd in a field of 186 runners. Olivia Munson - 38th, Katie Gregory - 54th, Emily Schaeffer - 76th and Alice Cole - 81st, all scored for Duanesburg. Eleanor Felton and Bridget VanValen (45 seconds faster than last year) rounded out the team.
The girls modified xc team also had a successful meet in Utica, placing 5th out of 15 teams in their first invitational. The team was led by Jen Skeeter, who placed 20th in a field of 141 runners. Rylie Lohret - 48th, Bethany Baza - 52nd, Olivia Faucett - 54th, and Hanna Avery - 59th, all scored for Duanesburg. Emma Helfrich, McKenna Todd and Astrid Marz rounded out the team.
Both teams will travel to Galway Sept. 30 for a dual meet.
Boys XC team has multiple wins
Sept. 29, 2014
With its five runners in the top six places, Duanesburg's boys cross country team defeated both Fort Plain/Canjo and Cherry Valley/Springfield Sept. 23. Pat Murphy won the race, while Boone Lynch, Devin Van Vlack, Brendon Van Vlack and Alex Fiorini placed 3rd through 6th.
In the boys modified race, the DCS boys were the only complete team, winning two meets, again versus Fort Plain/Canjo and CV-S. George Atanasov led the way in 2nd place, followed by Sal Gallo (5th), Paul Munson (6th), Zac Gamache (7th), and David Nicolella (11th). Also in the race were Logan Coolidge, Brian Mallory, and Connor Skiff.
Way to go golfers!
The golf team has been making program history lately. On Friday, Sept. 12 the eagles defeated Schoharie 13 1/2 to 1 1/2. Angela Sorrentino became the first Duanesburg female golfer to be low medalist in a league dual meet. That means she beat all the boys from both teams at Cobleskill Country Club. Ang shot a 50 followed by Pat McGarry, Nick Loukides and Tom Cassale all shooting 54 Dylan Carlson 64 and Jeff Schmitt 66.
On Sept. 15, Pat McGarry became the first Duanesburg golfer ever to qualify for sectionals 3 years in a row. Pat shot a 41 against Northville/Mayfield who defeated the eagles 13-2. In the N/M match Tom Cassale 52 Angela Sorrentino 52 Nick Loukides 53 and Jeff Schmitt 56 rounded out the scoring.
Varsity golfers tee off to a great start
August 21, 2014
The varsity golf team open its season with a 14 1/2 to 1/2 victory over BKW. The team was led by captains Nick Loukides 48 and Pat McGarry 49. Tom Cassale had a 57 and Angela Sorrentino had a 58. Jeff Schmitt had a 60 and Connor McGrath had a 77 to round out the final scores.
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About DCS athletics
The Duanesburg Central School District offers students numerous opportunities to develop and recognize their talents in sports. More than 10 different sports programs are available across three seasons, including baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball and wrestling.
The district is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing as a Class D school in Section II. League affiliation is with the Western Athletic Conference.
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Booster club plays a vital role
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Concussion information for parents
A concussion is a reaction by the brain to a jolt or force
that can be transmitted to the head by an impact or blow occurring anywhere on
the body. Essentially a concussion results from the brain moving back and forth
or twisting rapidly inside the skull.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has prepared a “Fact Sheet for Parents and Caregivers.” Click to download.
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