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Athletics

Department of Health, Physical Education and Athletics

Albany High School

700 Washington Ave.

Albany, NY 12203

Phone: 475-6310

Fax: 475-6311

 

Kathleen Ryan, Director
E-mail: kathy.ryan@albany.k12.ny.us

Rachel Shatney, Certified Athletic Trainer/Athletics Assistant
E-mail: rshatney@albany.k12.ny.us

Phone: 475-6312

Brenda Mangan, Secretary

E-mail: bmangan@albany.k12.ny.us

 

Winter scholar-athletes earn recognition

Forty-five students that competed on eight Albany High School varsity winter sports teams have received scholar-athlete recognition from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

 

Each achieved a grade-point average of 90 or higher for the second-quarter marking period and will receive a lapel pin. (MORE)

 

'Dream job' for new Albany High football coach

The last time Albany High School had a championshp football season, Mike Ware was excited to see it end.

 

Ware was a freshman on the Yonkers Roosevelt team that beat the Falcons 34-27 in the 1996 state quarterfinals, the last time Albany High won the Section II title. Ware didn’t get into that game, but he played a part in helping Roosevelt, the eventual state champion, prep for the high-scoring Falcons.

 

Twenty-one years later, Ware is now in charge on the other side of the field and hoping to build on the resurgence the Albany High program has enjoyed the past two years. Please visit our Athletics News section to read more.

 

Albany High student-athletes participate in regional leadership event

Twenty Albany High School student-athletes participated in the first-ever Suburban Council Leadership Conference in Troy on March 13. The day-long event brought together student leaders from each conference school to discuss a wide range of topics that included sportsmanship and the commitment necessary to be a student-athlete in high school. Please visit our Athletics News section to read more.

 

Seven represent Albany High at state indoor meet

Seven student-athletes represented Albany High School at the New York state indoor track and field championships March 4 at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.

 

Eileen Bequette competed in two individual events (600 meters and high jump) and Syeed Holtzclaw competed in the 300 meters and the 4x200-meter relay with teammates Jarrell Chaney, Kevin Mitchell, Blaise Umuhuza and alternates Felix Correa and Rafael Cabahug. Please visit our Athletics News section to read about their performances.

 

Jones collects milestone wrestling win

Congratulations to Albany High School senior Tyson Jones, who has become the fourth wrestler in school history to record 100 career wins. Jones collected the milestone win in the semifinals of the Big 10 Wrestling Tournament at Albany High on Jan. 28. He went on to win the tournament championship in the 220-pound weight class for victory No. 101 (he’s 101-32 during his varsity career). Please visit our Athletics News section to read more.

 

Annual Alumni Soccer Games June 10, 2017

Albany High School will host the second Alumni Soccer Games on Saturday, June 10, 2017, on the school's athletic field.

 

The women's game will be at 1 p.m., followed by the men's game at 3 p.m. All former Albany High soccer players, including current seniors who completed their high-school careers last fall, are invited to participate. Please contact Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics Kathy Ryan at 475-6310 for details.

 

Show your Falcon pride with Falcon apparel

You can wear your Falcon pride on your sleeve (and other places) thanks to a range of other apparel that's available online or at the school store, Falcon Rock. Click here or on the box in the upper right-hand corner of the page to shop online.

 

Director's Memo: Sports are a time commitment
Updated for the spring 2017 sports season
Sports are a time commitment.

If you are participating in a varsity, JV or modified (grades7-8) sport, please keep in mind that you are making a commitment to your team and that sport. To be fair, each player must make the commitment to be present at each practice and contest throughout the season before tryouts begin. This weighs heavily on the decisions made by coaches when they determine their rosters. A schedule is given at the beginning of each team’s season and is also available before tryouts upon request. (MORE)

 

Student-Athlete Code of Conduct

Click here to read the City School District of Albany's Student-Athlete Code of Conduct.

 

Athletic offerings

The City School District of Albany offers students an opportunity for athletic competition in grades 7-12 at Hackett Middle School, Myers Middle School, North Albany Academy, West Hill Middle School and Albany High School.

 

The district's athletic teams compete in the Suburban Council. The district is also a member of the Tri-County Indoor Track League. 


The district offers 12 female sports activities on 27 teams at varying levels of competition, and 12 male sports activities on 30 teams at varying levels of competition. Each year more than 1,000 athletes go through the district's program coached by certified athletic coaches.

 

Girls' Athletic Teams
KEY: V=Varsity; JV= Junior Varsity; F=Freshman

Sport

Level

Season

Basketball

V, JV & F

Winter

Cheerleading

V

Fall & Winter

Cross Country

V

Fall

Indoor track

V

Winter

Lacrosse V & JV Spring

Outdoor track

V

Spring

Soccer

V & JV

Fall

Tennis

V

Fall

Volleyball

V & JV

Fall

Softball

V & JV

Spring

Swimming/Diving

V

Fall

 

Boys' Athletic Teams

Sport

Level

Season

Baseball

V & JV

Spring

Basketball

V, JV & F

Winter

Bowling

V

Winter

Football

V & F

Fall

Cross Country

V

Fall

Indoor track

V

Winter

Lacrosse V & JV Spring

Outdoor track

V

Spring

Soccer

V & JV

Fall

Swimming/Diving

V

Winter

Tennis

V

Spring

Wrestling

V & JV

Winter

 

Modified Athletic Teams
For those students in grades 7-8, there is interscholastic modified program. It includes the following sports:

KEY: Site = practice location

Fall Sports

Boys

Girls

Site

Cross Country

X

X

Albany High

Soccer

X

(2 district-wide teams)

X

Myers Middle School

Football

X

 

Albany High

Volleyball

 

X

Myers Middle School

Winter Sports

   

Basketball

X

(2 teams -- 1 at Hackett, 1 at Myers)

X

(2 teams -- 1 at Hackett, 1 at Myers)

Hackett and Myers middle schools

Swimming/Diving

X

(co-ed)

X

(co-ed)

Myers Middle School

Wrestling

X

 

Albany High

Spring Sports

   

Outdoor Track

X

X

Albany High

Baseball

X

 

Myers Middle School

Softball

 

X

Myers Middle School

Lacrosse

X

X

Albany High/Myers Middle School

 

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