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He said this: Top sports quotes from October 2021

Every month this year, The Daily Gazette’s sports department has been compiling 10 quotes from our interview topics that stuck out to us the most, based on how they made us think or laugh — or some combination of the two.

Selected quotes come from both reporting stories in The Daily Gazette and interviews involving episodes of “The Parting Scots Podcast”. Not all citations used were previously published.

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“There’s more to my life than hockey, and I hope I’m lucky to have a life that gives me more to live, I guess, than just hockey – and if it’s going to happen next year.” come, so be it. But if I have [pro hockey] Opportunity, for which I am fully capable and I sincerely hope it will happen, great, let’s do it. “

– Former union men’s hockey goalkeeper Darien Hanson, on October 6, playing his final season of NCAA eligibility at UConn.

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“We were a really gullible family. I committed to Sangh without noticing it. It’s a place that, quite honestly, has changed my life. I have fond memories of Sangh. Whatever I do I give a lot of that to the Sangh. I have to keep these feelings under control.

— Chris Mayotte, Colorado College men’s hockey coach and former union goalkeeper, on his return to union campus for games against the Dutchmen on October 15-16 in the October 14 edition of “The Parting Scots Podcast.”

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“We really work for what we have. We put in a ton of effort. It’s like our little ragtag group, and we pulled it off.

– Burnt Hills-Bolston Lake field hockey player Grace Todd, on October 15, after the Spartans – who represent one of the smallest schools in their league – won the suburban council regular season title.

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“Everyone says, ‘Of course not; no, you’re kidding.’ That’s always the first reaction, and then you have to say, ‘No, he really did.’ Then, after that it’s ‘Whoa’.”

—Niscayuna boys’ soccer senior Matthew Stiles, on October 22, about his twin brother and teammate Andrew, who scored 1,600 on the SATs. Mathew scored 1,520 runs.

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“You’ve seen the scores of the games. It’s not hard to see that if a couple plays goes our way, this season’s different and everyone is smiling and laughing.”

– Ulbani football was trailing Karl Mofor on 23 October, when the Great Danes went on to lose to Maine 19–16, 0–7 on aggregate and 0–5 in the CAA this season. All five Conference losses came in seven points or less. UAlbany also lost the following week.

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“It has to be at the right time, in the right condition of the field. It can be disastrous if you don’t run it properly.”

– Fonda-Fultonville football coach Sean Thompson described the circumstances surrounding trick play on October 26 as the team drew against Mechanicville on October 22, with senior left tackle Derek Duvall throwing a touchdown pass to quarterback Conor Weaver.

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“They’re so cute. I was looking up and throwing a little smile every once in a while. It’s fun to watch, for sure.”

– Mohanasen senior Lauren Cuomo won the fourth section of the girls’ tennis individual championship on 26 October, while eighth grade Jeevika Benky and seventh grader Olivia Dartwan of Niscuna won the doubles championship on an adjacent court.

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“I was looking at my teammates, and I was like, ‘What the heck?'”

— Gianna Visucci of Charlotte Girls football on her reaction after scoring her third goal in the last seven minutes of the Sabers’ 29 October victory in the Section II Class B championship game. Visucci’s late goal converted the 1-1 draw into a 4-1 win.

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“You can see how calm and calm he appears on the mound. I tell people, ‘It’s his job. As you and I go to work, he does it on the big stage and he knows what he has to do there.’ So far he has done very well.”

– Bob Anderson, on October 29, before his son Ian Anderson pitched in the World Series. Ian Anderson, a former star of Shenandoah High School, finished five no-hits in his first inning of his World Series. Earlier this week, Ian Anderson and the Braves won the World Series.

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“We were doing it this year for our team and last year for the seniors who didn’t get a chance to play in our last game.”

— Georgia Green of Shenandoah Girls’ Football, on October 30, after plainsmen win this year’s Section II Class AA championship. There was no field championship in girls’ football last year due to the pandemic, and the 2020 suburban council championship game in Shendehowa was called off minutes before the start due to COVID-19 protocols.

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