Hudson Valley Home Stand
Last season's Army-Navy football game proved to be an instant classic. It might also be worthy of an award.
CBS' coverage of the game, the 113th installment of the rivalry, has been nominated for a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports Special. The Army-Navy showdown is up against the Indianapolis 500, the World Series, the Masters and Super Bowl XLVI for the award.
The winner will...Read more »
Since 1985, when the NCAA began seeding its annual men’s basketball tournament, 108 teams have drawn No. 15 seeds. Only six have won in the first round.
Although a pessimist might assume this means Iona, the 15th seed in the West region, is doomed against Ohio State on Friday, an optimist might borrow a quote from Jim Carrey in “Dumb and Dumber”: “So you’re telling me there’s a chance!”
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Students on Iona's campus were beaming with optimism Monday about the Gaels' chances in the NCAA Tournament. Iona, the 15th seed in the West regional, will play second-seeded Ohio State at 7:15 p.m. Friday in Dayton, Ohio.
The team's supporters told Newsday that this year's Iona squad has two things going for it that it did not have when it reached the Big Dance last year: momentum and track...Read more »
The Hudson Valley will be well-represented at the NCAA Tournament.
Not only are the Iona Gales making their second consecutive appearance at March Madness, nine homegrown players -- that we are aware of, anyway -- are also going to The Big Dance.
Here’s a quick look at them:
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati The former White Plains High star is the most accomplished of our locally...Read more »