April 6, 2015 - 12:19am
The sophomore's nearly-perfect night in the face-off circle helps SU pull away in the second half.

Ben Williams’ dominance at the face-off X propelled Syracuse to a win over in-state rival Albany in a matchup tightly contested for much of Thursday evening at the Carrier Dome. 

Williams won 24 of 27 face-offs for the No. 2 Orange (8-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast) against Albany (7-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast) before being pulled in the middle of the fourth quarter as SU emerged victorious, 17-12.   

February 19, 2012 - 7:06pm
Syracuse men's lacrosse team uses 10 straight goals to pull away from Albany in the season opener.

In front of a modest 5,805-person crowd at the Carrier Dome on Sunday, the No. 8 Orange (1-0) easily took care of Albany (0-1) 12-7 behind a strong offensive performance and solid goal keeping.

“We’re obviously very happy to come in and get a win in the first game of the year,” head coach John Desko said. “Albany is a pretty explosive offensive team, so it was good that we were able to keep the goals down on our defensive end of the field, too.”

November 16, 2011 - 1:03am
The Syracuse men's basketball team knocks off Albany, 98-74, to advance to the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Kris Joseph led the No. 5 Syracuse to a 98-74 rout of the Albany Great Danes (1-2) Tuesday at the Carrier Dome. Joseph led the Orange (3-0) with 19 points in a game featuring a high-powered and determined Syracuse offense. With the win, the team moves on to the semifinals of Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden.

April 3, 2010 - 10:19pm
Stephen Keogh reaches his 100th career point and helps lead his team to a 15-8 victory against the Albany Great Danes.

It was a gorgeous, sunny, record-setting day at the Carrier Dome, but things were not so great for the Danes. Syracuse (6-1) brought in the heat from outside, and dominated Albany (2-6) 15-8. Today's game marked the No. 2 Syracuse Orange as the second team ever to reach 800 wins in Division-I lacrosse. Their all-time record is now 800-309-16 since 1916. 

November 10, 2009 - 2:05am
SU head basketball coach Jim Boeheim reached a coaching milestone with Syracuse's 75-43 victory over Albany Monday night.

Jim Boeheim’s key to success all these years can be attributed to a rare tool he utilizes: the 2-3 zone defense.

October 1, 2009 - 6:33pm
If you want to create a music "scene" for yourself in Syracuse, you need to expand your horizons (specifically south to Ithaca and west to Buffalo). Luckily, October is a pretty robust month.

Fellow blogger Jett Wells did a good job of highlighting the premier show to catch this month (indie darling St.

April 27, 2009 - 10:43pm
Syracuse University senior Eric Ouellette is an active member of the Oran Mor Pipe Band, teaching aspiring players in his free time and aspiring to be a member of the best pipe band in the world.

Nearly every Sunday, Syracuse University senior Eric Ouellette makes the familiar trip to Albany. Since 2005, the biomedical engineering major has been trekking over two hours to New York’s capital for practice. Except, this isn’t your average activity. Ouellette’s honing his skills as a bagpipe player.