Columbia High School was announced as the winner of the Winter 2021 Community Service Challenge on Tuesday by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). Columbia was chosen as the winning school by the NYSPHSAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), which is comprised of two current student-athletes from each of the 11 member sections.
Columbia Athletics is starting registration for Spring sports on Monday, March 29, 2021. These sports include Baseball, Boys’ Lacrosse, Girls’ Lacrosse, Boys’ Outdoor Track, Girls’ Outdoor Track, Softball and Boys’ Tennis.
Seven Columbia High School varsity teams that competed this winter received Scholar/Athlete Team Awards from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. Congratulations!
The Columbia girls’ basketball games for both varsity and JV, which were scheduled for Saturday, February 27, have been postponed. No make-up date has been determined. Both teams will have practice instead.
The East Greenbush Central School District began COVID-19 surveillance testing for student athletes on February 17 and has found zero positive cases out of more than 100 tests. The new testing program is not required for high school sports, but the district is taking a proactive approach to reduce the risk of any potential community spread.
The Columbia boys’ and girls’ bowling teams both won Section 2 Class A Championships on Friday during virtual events, capping undefeated seasons. Congratulations!