Up-to-date physicals required for all athletes for 2021-22 school year

*UPDATED PHYSICALS, WITHIN ONE YEAR, ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ATHLETES FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR* Any athlete grades 7-12 wishing to participate in sports for the 2021-2022 school year will need to have an updated physical on file with the nurse’s office.    An updated physical is one that is current within one year of …

Five Queensbury teams earn NYSPHSAA scholar-athlete status for fall II season

On Friday, May 21, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced its fall II 2021 scholar-athlete teams and individuals. To receive scholar-athlete team recognition with a certificate, the team’s average GPA for 75% of the roster must be greater than or equal to 90. The following Queensbury teams achieved this status: …

Spartans fall season wrap-up

The Foothills Council approved competition play for low risk athletics this fall. The following teams were able to compete: Boys cross country Girls cross country Boys golf Girls golf Girls tennis A “fall 2” season with a tentative start date of March 7 would allow the remaining fall sports to be played, pending approval from …

QHS varsity field hockey team mentality extends off the field; students collect donations for Salvation Army

When the Queensbury varsity field hockey team received the news that there would not be a field hockey season this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the students brainstormed other ways to use their team’s bond and strong work ethic. Food insecurity is a critical issue within the COVID-19 pandemic, with millions of people …

Physicals for winter sports

The official start date for the winter sports season is still being determined by NYSPHSAA. However, the earliest start date would be Nov. 30 for any sport. Please be aware that NYSPHSAA is not extending sports physicals through the winter season. All sports physicals are valid for 12 months from the date of the exam. …

Fall athletics updates and information from Athletic Director Keys

Dear 7-12 parents/guardians, On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Foothills Council announced their decision to play low-risk fall (season 1) athletics at the varsity level, with a Sept. 21 start date. There will be no junior varsity (JV) or modified athletics this fall. The fall season 1 will end on Nov. 21. Sports classified as moderate …

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