Articles by Brian Cremo


7th grader Brit Douglas is using his sport to raise awareness of military veterans and support the Wounded Warrior project. Photo by Susan Douglas
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7th Grade BSpa Lacrosse Player Backs Wounded Warriors

Ballston Spa 7th grader Brit Douglas is making a difference by combining the two things he loves: lacrosse and community service. The 13-year-old has teamed up with former professional lacrosse midfielder Josh Porcell and owner of King Dyes Matt Hickman to launch his idea, and the sale of 100 custom-dyed lacrosse heads to raise awareness and money…

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Nick VanLiew goes through drills, during practice at Wood Road Elementary, Monday. VanLiew will most likely be the No. 1 starter for the Scotties in 2013. Photo by Brian Cremo
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Sectional Appearance Sparks Scotties’ Expectations

Last year, the Scotties varsity baseball squad overcame a lengthy sectional appearance drought with a .500 record and a first round win against LaSalle Institute. This year, head coach Kevin Sheremeta and his team expect more. “It’s a great group,” Sheremeta said. “I think having some sort of success, making it to sectionals in the…

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The Ballston Journal: The Scotties practice game situations at Wood Road Elementary, Monday. Ballston Spa scrimmages Glens Falls this Friday before the first regular season face-off against Saratoga next week. Photo by Brian Cremo
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Scotties Lacrosse Showing High Skill Level

As Joe Pollicino enters his fourth season as head coach of Ballston Spa lacrosse, the 2013 Scotties may have more promise than any year before. “Coming into this year I knew we had a lot of talent,” Pollicino said. “The guys who are helping me out are Ballston Spa alums and they said this is…

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Scotties’ Murello to Lead Retooled Staff

Newly appointed head football coach Dave Murello has big shoes to fill, replacing the man who showed the Scotties how to win in the playoffs: John Bowen. In February, Bowen ended an 11-year stint that included a .626 winning percentage (57-35) to take over at Schuylerville, opening the door for the 32-year-old Murello. But Murello…

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Ballston Spa Introduces First Hall of Fame

2013 will officially be the first year of the Ballston Spa Hall of Fame. The inaugural class of nine individuals and two teams ranges from the man for whom the Scotties are named to the 2012 Ballston Spa Girls Alpine Ski Team. “I think it means that there’s a tradition here that people need to…

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Ballston Spa’s Borgolini Continues Collegiate Success

Briana Borgolini just broke Brown University’s record for fastest time in the women’s 200 breaststroke. The athlete she passed: Briana Borgolini. At the 37th Women’s Swimming and Diving Ivy League Championships, Borgolini’s time of 2:13.97 broke the mark she set herself two years ago as a freshman (2:15.51) at the league meet. The time also…

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Sunkes Leading Ballston Spa Sports

Dave Sunkes is now heading into the final season of his first year as the Scotties’ athletic director. But being part of Ballston Spa athletics is nothing new for him. Physical education teacher, varsity basketball coach, varsity football coach, modified basketball coach—these are some of the positions the AD has been involved in throughout his…

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