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Scheduling Change: All Columbia Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball games scheduled for Friday, December 6 have been canceled due to Niskayuna canceling all its after school activities.

Columbia Athletic Highlights

  • Six Columbia students made this year’s Capital District Jets hockey team – Anthony Ferrara, Collin Dougherty, Deaglan Baltzel, Carson Kehmna, John Ely and Joshua McKinney. Their first game is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at the Schenectady Co. Recreational Facility against The Storm (Guilderland/Mohanasen/Scotia/Schalmont/Voorheesville). Their first home game is Friday, December 13 at 7:45 p.m. against Oswego at the Albany Co. Hockey Facility. Please come out and support your Hockey team!
  • Schuyler Lorette and Logan Plowinske were named to the Times Union First Team All Stars for Girls’ Golf.
  • Congratulations to Shea Fajen and Abigail Moxon for being on the Footlocker All Northeast Team medaling in their age group!

Alumni News

  • Amanda Lobban, a sophomore defender for SUNY Cortland, was chosen to the 2019 United Soccer Coaches Division III Women’s Soccer All-East Third Team. Cortland won the SUNYAC postseason title this season and clinched an NCAA berth. Congratulations!
  • Kyle Gronostaj won the 72nd annual Troy Turkey Trot 5K! He set a new course record with a time of 14:24. Congratulations!

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)
  • 20 of Columbia’s varsity athletic programs had an average GPA of 90 percent or better in 2017-18


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


Athletics logo Columbia Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Games Canceled - All Columbia Boys' and Girls' Basketball games scheduled for Friday, December 6 have been canceled due to Niskayuna canceling all its after school activities.
Marie McBride receives CASDA award Marie McBride Receives CASDA Friend of Education Award - Marie McBride was honored for her volunteer service to the East Greenbush Central School District when she received the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Friend of Education Award last month in Albany.
Columbia student athletes with their parents at signing ceremony Three Columbia Blue Devils Make College Commitments - Chesney Romer, Hannah Scarano and Owen Stefanko made their college commitments at a press conference on Thursday afternoon in the school auditorium. Congratulations!

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