As the Rockland Boulders open their third season Thursday night, the team is hoping a new manager and a crop of new players will fuel the team to its most successful year yet.
The Boulders had a 48-52 record in 2012, which landed them in third place in the five-team Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball, better known as the Can-Am League. Rockland will face their league rivals,...Read more »
So what was it about Billi Godsey? Why did Iona, in hiring its new women’s basketball coach, choose someone who had no previous head coaching experience and came from a program, Virginia Tech, that won just 17 games in her two years on the staff?
Incoming athletic director Rick Cole Jr. made it clear Tuesday that her character and emphasis on academics weighed heavily.
"I think...Read more »
Here’s the good news for the Marist softball team: The Red Foxes are playing in the NCAA regionals. The bad news? They will face arguably the best team in the nation Friday night.
Marist, which won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament Saturday, is being shipped to the Norman, Okla., regional, where the Red Foxes will face No. 1 overall seed Oklahoma. Fordham and Arkansas are the...Read more »
The Marist Red Foxes are MAAC softball tournament champions and headed to the NCAA regionals.
Danielle Koltz and Nicole Cheek homered for Marist, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament's host school, to lift the third-seeded Red Foxes to a 4-1 win over Fairfield, the No. 2 seed, in Saturday's championship game.
Marist pitcher Emily Osterhaus allowed one run on three hits...Read more »
The Westchester Flames soccer team will kick off its 15th season Saturday in Pennsylvania against Reading United A.C. We take a look at the Flames and how their 2013 season is shaping up.
FLAMES 101 If you’re unfamiliar with the Flames, they were founded in 1999 and play in the United Soccer Leagues’ Premier Development League. The Flames, whose roster includes some current college players,...Read more »
Congratulations, Gary Carter.
In a poll conducted by Hudson Valley Home Stand, Carter was selected as the Hudson Valley's all-time favorite Met.
"The Kid" dominated voting from the start of the month-long poll, receiving 59 percent of the vote. Mike Piazza was a distant second place at 15 percent. Darryl Strawberry (11 percent), Howard Johnson (7 percent), and Keith Hernandez...Read more »
A familiar face in Westchester County will be drawing up X’s and O’s for the Pace University basketball team next season.
The school announced that it has hired Pat Kennedy, a former Iona and Florida State head coach.
Kennedy has spent the past 31 seasons as a head coach on the Division I level, also coaching at DePaul, Montana and Towson. He has won 487 games in his career.
Kennedy...Read more »
Jason Motte is throwing again. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the Valley Central High and Iona College product will pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals this season.
The closer’s low-intensity throwing sessions should be seen as more of a test rather than the first steps of rehabilitation from a tear in his right elbow he suffered in March. If Motte’s throwing arm responds well, he could return...Read more »
In a poll conducted by Hudson Valley Home Stand, Derek Jeter was selected as the Hudson Valley's all-time favorite Yankee. Jeter received an overwhelming plurality of votes at 31 percent, followed far behind by Mickey Mantle and Lou Gehrig, who each received 14 percent. Yogi Berra came in fourth at 13 percent and Mariano Rivera rounded out the top five at 11 percent. Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Thurman...Read more »