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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

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


Columbia High School aerial Columbia Outdoor Basketball Courts Closed for Maintenance - The outdoor basketball courts at Columbia High School are temporarily closed for scheduled maintenance. Because all school buildings, including sports fields and playgrounds are currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, the district decided to take advantage of this time to replace all of the hoops, repaint all of the backboards, reseal the court surface and repaint lines.
Columbia logo Six Blue Devils Named Times Union All Stars - Six student athletes from Columbia High School winter sports were honored as Times Union All Stars. Congratulations!
Columbia logo Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame Celebration Rescheduled to November 6 - The Columbia High School Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration, originally scheduled for May 2, has been rescheduled to November 6 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets can be requested through Columbia High School’s Athletic Department at 518-207-2085.