#Great Danes


Villanova slogs past Albany, 17-10

Weather can be a great equalizer. Rainy and windy conditions made it difficult for both the Cats and the Dogs in Albany on Saturday afternoon - leading to a sloppy 17-10 win for #6/5 Villanova (5-1 Overall, 3-0 CAA) over UAlbany (0-6, 0-4). Each team turned the ball over three times. A 15-yard return of a blocked punt by TD Ayo-Durojaiye with only thirty seconds remaining in the first half proved to be the difference-maker.
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Volleyball Drops Hard-Fought Match to UAlbany

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — The Hartford volleyball team was unable to hold on to an early lead, as it dropped a 3-1 decision to visiting UAlbany on Sunday. Freshman Camryn Luginbuhl posted her third double-double in as many matches to pace the Hawks, who saw late comeback bids come up short in the second and fourth sets.
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Great Danes fall to #5 Villanova in the rain

Albany, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The University at Albany football team fought top-five ranked Villanova to the end in the pouring rain, but eventually fell to the Wildcats, 10-17. Downpours started just before the end of the first quarter after both teams found the end zone once, bringing scoring for the rest of the game to […]

Strong Defense Leads Wildcats to 17-10 Win At Albany

Despite a sloppy performance in rainy conditions, Villanova football survived at Albany 17-10 on Saturday afternoon to improve to 5-1 overall, 3-0 in CAA play. In its first matchup with Albany since 2017, the Wildcats were able to come out on top despite a late offensive push from the winless Great Danes, who fell to 0-6 on the season.
Daily Gazette

UAlbany basketball teams conduct intrasquad scrimmages

ALBANY — Addressing the fans in attendance before the start of Saturday’s intrasquad scrimmage at SEFCU Arena, first-year UAlbany men’s basketball head coach Dwayne Killings labeled that day’s action as the Great Danes’ “first chance . . . to make a first impression.”. For several Great Danes, and especially De’Vondre...

National Mammography Day: Take steps now to help prepare

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — Halfway through Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 15 marks National Mammography Day. Health experts say that getting screened regularly with a mammogram is one of the most reliable ways for early detection of breast cancer, which now affects about one in every eight women in the U.S. A mammogram is an […]

Dogs who died in transport were drugged according to owners

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The controversial and often convoluted story of two Great Danes that died while being transported is now a little clearer. According to Bill Ervin, the owner of the dogs who hired a Topeka company to transport his two dogs during a move from Michigan to California said the dogs were drugged. Ervin […]

Duck, Duck, Dog, Cat and More; A Neighborhood Waddle About

It all began with a duck. Bonnie Waitzkin, who summers next door, called late one afternoon to ask if I knew anyone who had a pet duck. The duck was in her backyard. She feared for its safety as a dog was expected at her house shortly. I asked how she knew it was a pet duck.
Union Leader

Granite Status: A bill that will give you the warm fuzzies

IN A CAMPAIGN AGAINST an incumbent legislator, it’s not uncommon to say every bill your opponent has sponsored, every vote they’ve taken, is wrong, bad and maybe downright diabolical. Your columnist double-dog-dares anyone to try that line against a bill called the “Puppy Protection Act.”. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie...

Great Danes Smell Homecoming Upset

The UAlbany Football team competes week in and week out. This week will be a tough matchup with the Villanova Wildcats but the Great Danes have dealt with their share of tough performances this season. They have faced an FBS Syracuse Team and 3 top 10 FCS teams in North Dakota State, Rhode Island and Delaware. Nova will just as tough but some home cooking on Homecoming weekend could be the right recipe for their first win of the season. Listen to head coach Greg Gattuso above and read the snippet of what he is saying below:

Great Danes excited about Reddish’s potential

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — While Shenendehowa’s Kevin Huerter stole the show for the Atlanta Hawks in their surprise run to the Eastern Conference Finals this summer, his teammate Cam Reddish impressed as well. UAlbany men’s hoops is hoping his younger brother, Aaron, can do the same this winter. The younger Reddish has impressed with his […]