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About Columbia Athletics

Columbia is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing in 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.

  • 42 Sectional Titles and 6 State Championships
  • 7 NYSPHSAA Sportsmanship Awards (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • 18 of Columbia’s varsity athletic programs had an average GPA of 90 percent or better in 2018-19


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


Columbia boys' cross country runners Eight Columbia Teams Receive Scholar/Athlete Awards - Eight Columbia High School varsity fall teams received the Scholar/Athlete Team Award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association last week.
Athletics logo James Hosley Named Section 2 Boys’ Volleyball Coach of the Year - Columbia Boys' Volleyball Coach James Hosley has been named Section 2 Boys' Volleyball Coach of the Year by the New York State Volleyball Coaches Association. Congratulations!
Schuyler Lorette with golf coach Jim Obermayer Seven Blue Devils Named Times Union All Stars - Seven student athletes from Columbia High School fall sports were honored as Times Union All Stars. Congratulations!

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