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Thank you to everyone that supported our
Columbia Boys’ Basketball program
“Coaches vs Cancer” fundraiser.
We raised $2,929.00 for the American Cancer Society because of your generous donations.

Student-Athletes from the East Greenbush Central SchoolIMG_0981
District this year delivered gifts for 11 families and 10
senior citizens to Rensselaer County Department of
Social Services.  We would like to thank the athletic
families, students and community for their generous
donation and support.





Columbia is a member of the New York State Public
High School Athletic Association, competing inFootball2
Class AA/A in Section II. Columbia offers nearly
70 levels (varsity, junior varsity, freshman and
modified) of interscholastic athletic opportunities
for boys and girls.



Program Highlights

  • 37 Sectional Titles and 6 State Championships
  • Received state sportsmanship award from NYSPHSAA in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 out of nearly 800 member schools
  • All of Columbia’s 28 varsity athletic programs have an average GPA of 90 percent or better

Athletic Schedules



Varsity Wrestling team at Hope 7 Food Pantry
               November 22, 2016

Food Pantry 1

Coach Servidone, Dylan Dubuque, John Devine,
Kane Malone, Adam Riley and Jake Edwards





   Food Pantry 6


 Kane Malone, Adam Riley and Jake Edwards





Girls Freshman Indoor Track @Union College 1-28-17

Girls Indoor Track @Utica Invitational – 1-27-17

Girls Indoor Track @TCITL – 12/28/16

Girls Indoor Track @Dartmouth – 1/6&7/17

Boys and Girls Cross Country @HMRRC

Girls Cross Country @HVCC – 12/3/2016

Boys Cross Country @HVCC – 12/3/2016

Modified Wrestling – 12/21/2016


Joanne Taylor, BOE Member, Michael Leonard, Athletic Director and Jeffrey Simons, Superintendent

Columbia receives state sportsmanship award at NYSPHSAA Recognition Luncheon. (L to R): BOE Member JoAnn Taylor, Athletic Director Michael Leonard and Superintendent Jeffrey Simons.

2016-17 Sport Start Dates

Fall Sports
Monday, August 15, 2016  – Varsity/JV/Freshmen Sports
Thursday, August 25, 2016 – Modified Football
Thursday, September 1, 2016 – Modified Sports
Winter Sports
Monday, November 7, 2016 – Varsity/JV/Freshmen Sports
Monday, November 14, 2016 – Modified Sports
Spring Sports
Monday, March 6, 2017 – Varsity/JV Sports
Monday, March 13, 2017 – Freshmen/Modified Sports


Columbia Girls Basketball Faces Shen in Sectional Semifinals

- Columbia girls basketball will play Shenendehowa in the Section II Semifinals on Monday, February 27 at 6 p.m. at Guilderland.

Columbia Students Win Leadership Award for Health and Physical Education

- Columbia High School students Joseph Blackburn and Caroline Hirt received the 2017 Leadership Award for the NYS Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Modified wrestling

Modified Wrestlers Honor Teachers

- Columbia modified wrestlers thanked their teachers at Howard L. Goff Middle School as part of the team’s 3rd annual Teacher Appreciation Day.



Michael Leonard
Athletic Director
962 Luther Rd., East Greenbush, NY 12061