Fresh off his third state championship, and a state-record fifth one for Fort Ann, Dane Clark has decided to retire as baseball coach of Fort Ann.

Fort Ann senior pitcher/shortstop Tyler Mattison has been named the Player of the Year on the Adirondack League Baseball All-Star Team.

Bolton-Schroon Lake softball pitcher Abi Belrose was recently chosen as Most Valuable Player of the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference's South Division.

ROTTERDAM — Hayden Stalter thought this was the year. Greenwich was in its fourth consecutive state quarterfinal, looking for its first trip to the final four and the senior attacker thought this would be it.

Greenwich and Glens Falls will be in boys lacrosse state quarterfinals against Section I opponents Saturday at Mohonasen High School. The Witches face Westlake at 5:30 p.m. in a Class D contest, while Glens Falls takes on Pleasantville in a Class C game at 3.

ROTTERDAM — It could have been any number of things that gave Niskayuna a one-goal win over Queensbury on Thursday at Mohonasen — an opportunistic ground ball leading to a goal, a great save, possession of the ball during a crucial moment.

Sabrena Quintois-McKinney doesn’t even own javelin shoes. The South Glens Falls senior had only done the event twice before Friday’s New Balance National Outdoor Track and Field Championship. And the girls she was throwing against were talking about throwing at all their meets.

ENDICIOTT — Karlee Strong’s phone was blowing up Thursday afternoon. She heard from most of her Hudson Falls teammates wishing her luck at the state track meet. And that was before anyone knew she had made the podium.

CLIFTON PARK — The “yeah” Ian Luhmann let out as he crossed the finish line was almost as much grunt as it was a yell. The Schuylerville senior was part of a relay at the state track championship two years ago, but now he was going as an individual.

CORINTH — Coach Chris Doody got a text from a friend around 6:30 a.m. Friday, with a video clip from ESPN SportCenter’s Top 10 and the question, “Is this your team?”