Taconic Football's Devon Walker Takes Unconventional Path to Division I

PITTSFIELD — Four years ago, when Jim Ziter took over a doormat Taconic Football program, he brought along a sizable crop of underclassmen on the varsity roster.

That original roster in Ziter’s first year didn’t include the name Devon Walker. He was a freshman in the stands watching the Braves Week 1 victory over St. Joseph. On the field were a bunch of his classmates and friends, guys he grew up playing football with.

Lynsey Aldam Brings State Bowling Title to Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD — Bowling has simply always been a part of Lynsey Aldam’s life. 

On a recent Wednesday evening, she was working the front desk at Kens Bowl in Pittsfield, while her father and uncle were both playing frames as part of a league night. The 17-year-old Taconic junior grew up going to Kens and has been bowling for 11 years.

Winning a state championship, though, that’s something new.