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MLB Scouts See Castleton Pitcher Do Something Incredibly Special
MLB Scouts See Castleton Pitcher Do Something Incredibly Special
For a pitcher, throwing a no-hitter is very difficult. So many factors have to go your way. These pitching gems are rare in Major League baseball, a little more frequent in the college ranks and even more in high school. That said, no-hitters don't happen often and are very tough to accomplish. When you throw 3 no-hitters in a row, at any level, well, no that's something to talk about.
Eyes On Section 2 Hoops Divisions Start to Take Focus
Eyes On Section 2 Hoops Divisions Start to Take Focus
As high school basketball heads into the last weekend of January, coaches, players and fans begin to focus in on who may be in their school's way of a championship. This is the time of year when coaches try to make sure their best players aren't getting too worn down, while winning every game possible. Let's check out the top teams in each division in Section 2.
New York Sets COVID Rules for High School Hoops Championships
New York Sets COVID Rules for High School Hoops Championships
Last year, high school seniors in New York State played their final basketball games in mostly empty gyms with masks covering two thirds of their friends and coaches faces. The mask part won't be much different for now but full gyms are expected and even encouraged in 2022. That is a good thing for everyone involved, even if you still can't see the smile.
Berne-Knox, Tamarac & Stillwater Heat Up Wednesday Hoops
Berne-Knox, Tamarac & Stillwater Heat Up Wednesday Hoops
It was a cold Wednesday night in the Capital Region but some high school basketball teams brought their own heat to the Section II scoreboard. There were 10 match-ups in boys basketball on the schedule and 14 more for the girls. A big congratulations goes out to Tom Galvin the girls basketball coach at Bishop Maginn. Tom won his 400th game as a head coach on Tuesday with their decisive win over Loudonville Christian.
Holiday Light Shines on Tuesday of 518 High School Basketball
Holiday Light Shines on Tuesday of 518 High School Basketball
As holiday shoppers were navigating for that perfect parking space, local boys and girls high school hoops teams were on the hardwood courts Tuesday. It is certainly an unsettling time for these young student-athletes, as they observe major league sports pausing games. Many of these high school players remember their older classmates competing in empty gyms, while others didn't play at all. Memories that we'd all like to forget. On Tuesday, it was great opportunity to get out there and enjoy some holiday season hoops.
High School Hoops Coach Raises $10k at Hudson Valley CC Tourney
High School Hoops Coach Raises $10k at Hudson Valley CC Tourney
Tamarac High School boys basketball coach Eric Medved ran an 18 game weekend basketball tournament like he coaches, to win. Medved got his win this weekend, on the court and off. The Tamarac coach's weekend effort, besides two basketball games for his team, was running a Coaches vs. Cancer high school tournament at Hudson Valley Community College. How did it go? Well, we'll get to the basketball in a second but the tournament raised over $10,785 so far!
Let’s Scout Section II HS Football Champs Opponents – Part I
Let’s Scout Section II HS Football Champs Opponents – Part I
There are 5 Section II high school football champions playing this Friday and Saturday on their road to the Carrier Dome in Syracuse to play for a New York State Public High School Championship. That was the goal for each of these programs to start the season. They are the only 5 teams left from Section II. So, what do we know about the teams they are facing? We'll start with the A & AA matchups.
NY County Rule Would Hammer Some Section II Football Coaches
NY County Rule Would Hammer Some Section II Football Coaches
Nassau County on Long Island is full of powerful high school football programs. Section VIII features some programs that are way better than others. High school athletic directors in the area got together to do something about lopsided victories and the potential of coaches running up the score on teams. What if those same rules were applied to Section II games this year? How many Capital Region high school coaches would face discipline?