Lawrence wins wrestling states, Grygas places third

DCS senior Zack Lawrence captured the New York State Wrestling Championship at 152 lbs. with an exciting 3-2 win. Charlie Grygas wrestled to a third in the 160-lb. division. The competition was held Feb. 23 at the Times Union Center in Albany. Congrats to Zack, Charlie, coaches Patrie, Burchhardt, Caulfield and Rowley, and to the …

Teams honored as Scholar-Athletes

Congratulations to the following winter varsity teams for being honored as New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Scholar-Athletes: Girls basketball Boys bowling Wrestling Boys basketball At the end of each sports season, NYSPHSAA honors teams who excel academically. To achieve Scholar-Athlete recognition, the average of a team’s Grade Point Average (GPA) for …

Amazing hoop players

The 7th grade boys modified basketball team had a great year, both on the court and beyond competition. Coach George Martin explains: “We finished the season 9-2 with a 1 point double overtime loss and a 6 point loss to Bishop Gibbons’ 8th grade team. An amazing group of kids. “We weren’t just hoop players, we became …

Wrestlers outstanding at Sectionals

Duanesburg’s wrestlers turned in outstanding performances on the mats this past weekend at the NYSPHSAA Section 2 Championship Competition at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls. DCS seniors Zack Lawrence and Charlie Grygas won their weight classes and senior Joe Boni placed fifth. Zack won the 152 pound class and Charlie won the 160 pound class; …

Wrestlers win Class D bronze, coaches honored

Congratulations to Duanesburg’s wrestlers for finishing 3rd at the Class D Wrestling Championships Feb. 2 in Warrensburg. Five DCS wrestlers qualified for the finals and three won championships. A total of seven wrestlers advanced to the Section 2 Championship competition set for the Cool Arena in Glens Falls this coming weekend. Congrats to Zack Lawrence, …

A wrestling record & senior night win

Senior wrestler Zack Lawrence set a new Duanesburg record for career pins with his 124th pin on Jan. 28, passing that of alumnus and world bronze medalist Nick Gwiazdowski. Zack now has his sights set on the NYS record for career wins (277) as the postseason approaches. Congratulations also go out to varsity wrestling team …

Expanded behavioral health services for students, families

Duanesburg Central School District has expanded its behavioral health services for students and their families through a partnership with Northern Rivers, an organization that includes the Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center. “Northern Rivers and the district worked with Schenectady County and the Office of Mental Health to locate a …

Great spelling!

It was a f-i-r-s-t time that the Joe Bena Auditorium hosted Duanesburg’s School Spelling Bee, and the Jan. 10 event was a s-u-c-c-e-s-s. Two dozen students in grades 4 through 8 participated in the bee. They spelled their way through almost 170 words before a winner was determined. Congratulations to 1st place winner Grace DeAngelis, 2nd place finisher Matthew Newvine and …

Duanesburg proud: Zack Lawrence wrestles a 1st, Charlie Grygas 2nd

Senior wrestlers Zack Lawrence and Charlie Grygas turned in outstanding performances at the Eastern States Wrestling Classic Jan. 12-13 , with Zack placing first and Charlie second in their weight classes. Zack won the 152 lb. class. Charlie took second in 160 lb. class. Tournament competitors included 575 wrestlers representing 174 high schools from nine different states.  The 17th annual …

Real-life ER learning from DVAC

Sondra Rondeau’s Life in the ER class at Duanesburg High School kicked off 2019 learning how to handle neck and head injuries from Duanesburg Volunteer Ambulance Corps (DVAC) Captain Peter Brodie and Crew Member John Mollevik. The students learned how to stabilize the neck, use emergency equipment such as neck collars, head blocks and backboards, and lift and move a …

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