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photo of Bethlehem football player during game

Athletic Director
Leonard Kies

Department Secretary
Melissa Appleby


(518) 439-4921
ext. 22113

(518) 475-9152

Bethlehem Central believes that participation in sports provides a wealth of opportunities and experiences that assist students in their education. Accordingly, the district offers students opportunities to participate in more than 20 sports across three seasons. The district is a member of the New York State Athletic Association, competing as a Class A school in Section II. BC's league affiliation is with the Suburban Scholastic Council, competing in the Council's south division.

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News and Announcements

Spring Scholar-Athlete Teams named

Congratulations to the following BC spring sports teams named scholar-athlete teams by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA): boys' lacrosse, girls' lacrosse, boys' tennis, girls' track & field and boys' track & field. The honor is assigned to a team with an academic average of 90 or above.

Selection/Classification information

A meeting was held April 29 at BCMS to discuss New York state's Selection/Classification program. Selective classification is a process created by the State Education Department for screening students to determine their readiness to compete in interscholastic athletic competition by evaluating their physical maturity, fitness and skill.  VIEW APRIL 29 PRESENTATION >

New Scheduling System

The Athletic Department now has a new scheduling system please click here to register.

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Bus Routes for Players who travel between the MS and HS after school

Students going from the High School to the Middle School for sports practice should ride RT 85 in Lot 1.

Students going from Middle School to High School for sports practice should ride RT 24 Slot 1 B or RT 36 Slot 1.

Athletic links

Concussion Management Policies, Protocols and Awareness Information

2013-14 Team Schedules

Fall 2014 Coaches List

Team Websites

Bethlehem Central Athletic Association

*Updated May 2014*

Directions to Games

Times Union High School Sports

NYS Links

Athletic Handbook & Code of Conduct [PDF] *Updated 2/2014*

Athletic Awards System