Watch: Fall Sports Information Meeting
The East Greenbush Central School District hosted a Fall Sports Information Meeting on Monday, September 21 to discuss state guidelines for interscholastic sports and answer questions from parents.
Welcome Back Chicken BBQ – September 27
The Columbia All Sports Club will be hosting a Welcome Back Chicken BBQ on Sunday, September 27 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall parking lot. More Information.
Low- and Moderate-Risk Fall Sports to Start September 21; Football, Volleyball and Cheer Postponed to March 2021
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced this week that “low-risk” and “moderate-risk” fall sports practices may begin on September 21 for those schools and sections who have determined it feasible to host interscholastic athletics at this time, including Columbia High School and Section II. After reviewing all documents from the NYS Education Department and NYSPHSAA, the East Greenbush Central School District will be offering the following sports this fall:
- Boys & Girls Cross Country – Varsity and Junior Varsity
- Field Hockey – Varsity and Junior Varsity
- Boys & Girls Golf – Varsity and Junior Varsity
- Boys & Girls Soccer – Varsity and Junior Varsity
- Girls Tennis – Varsity and Junior Varsity
Football, cheer and volleyball, which are classified as “high-risk” sports have been postponed until March 1, 2021 to address membership concerns associated with high-risk fall sports. More Information.
Students interested in participating in Modified for the sports listed above should start the sign-up process on Monday, September 14. The district will continue to explore whether or not Modified level sports can be offered for the Fall 2020 season. If we have Modified, those sports would start September 29th.
Columbia Basketball Golf Scramble – September 26
The 26th annual Columbia Basketball Golf Scramble Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020. Tournament proceeds will benefit the Columbia Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Programs and the Bob Smith & Ted Romanowski Memorial Scholarships. More Information.
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
- 8 NYSPHSAA Sportsmanship Awards (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
- 18 of Columbia’s varsity athletic programs had an average GPA of 90 percent or better in 2018-19
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