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NYSPHSAA Postpones High-Risk Winter Sports to January 4

November 17, 2020 The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced that it has moved the start date for winter sports deemed high risk by NYS COVID-19 guidelines (basketball, competitive cheerleading, and volleyball) to January 4, 2021. NYS has cleared low/moderate risk sports (bowling) to play, the start date for which is […]

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Winter Sports Update/Sign Up Information

November 3, 2020 As of right now, November 30 is tentatively scheduled to be the first day of winter sports. We continue to await guidance from NYS concerning the 2020-21 winter sports season and do not yet know if sports deemed as higher-risk under NYS COVID-19 guidelines will be cleared to play. While we await […]

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Sports: Two Spectators Per Athlete

Interscholastic athletic competitions begin October 2! A reminder that, per Patroon Conference Guidelines for Spectators, only two spectators per athlete will be allowed at games/matches. You may be declined access if there is more than two per athlete. Spectators must also wear a face covering. Please take this guidance seriously! All schools in the Patroon […]

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Patroon Conference General Guidelines & Guidelines for Athletes, Coaches & Parents

(Released September 21, 2020) The districts within the Patroon Conference are dedicated to minimizing risk to our athletes, coaches, event personnel and communities. With that in mind all districts will be adhering to the following guidelines: General: All athletes and coaches traveling to another district will be screened (temperature check) prior to loading the bus(es). […]

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Patroon Conference Spectator Guidelines for Athletic Events

(Released September 21, 2020) The Patroon Conference will be following New York State Department of Health Guidance for the reopening of sports during the COVID pandemic this Fall. The priority in the conference is to keep our athletes, coaches, staff and communities healthy. We ask that all spectators adhere to the following guidelines: Prior to […]

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Fall Sports Information

(September 10, 2020) Dear grade 7-12 athletes,  I hope the start of the 2020-21 school year finds you well. On September 9, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced its decision for the Fall, 2020 interscholastic athletic season.  For all soccer, cross country, golf, and girls tennis teams, the season starts […]

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NYSPHAA Releases Guidance for 2020-21 Athletics

(September 5) The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHAA) released a Return to Interscholastic Athletic Guide for the 2020-2021 School Year. Earlier this summer, NYSPHSAA delayed the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season to September 21st, canceled the Fall 2020 Regional and State Championships, and announced it is preparing […]

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Van Tassel Named Section 2 Top Scholar-Athlete

Congratulations to the Panthers’ Thomas Van Tassel, who has been named the Top Scholar-Athlete in Section 2 Football. Thomas represented Chatham at the 2019 Capital District National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Dinner held March 2nd at the Red Lion Hotel in Albany, where he was also honored as the overall […]

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Daigle-Vellon Named Scholar-Athlete

Congratulations to the Chatham Panthers’ Veah Daigle-Vellon, who earned the Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete Award for outstanding achievement in the classroom, community, and basketball! A senior at CHS, Veah represented Chatham at the Section 2 Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete brunch held March 1 at the Albany Marriott. She is pictured at the event with her mom, Sarah. […]