Hudson Valley Home Stand
Jabarie Hinds, the former Mount Vernon High School basketball star, is leaving West Virginia University.
Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins announced Monday that Hinds was among three players who will transfer from the program. Hinds’ next destination was not immediately clear.
“I just want to say thank you to my teammates & the fans for the all the love and support I received,” Hinds...Read more »
As Major League Baseball's 2013 season gets under way, several teams are looking toward some Hudson Valley-bred talent to come through big for them. Here are five questions facing players -- and one manager -- from our area:
Can Walt Weiss lead a Colorado Rockies turnaround? The first-year manager and Suffern native is taking over a team that finished with a franchise-worst record of 64-98...Read more »
The Army Black Knights come into the 2013 Patriot League season as co-favorites to win the conference after a dominant 2012 campaign.
Army finished 2012 with an overall record of 41-15, including an 18-2 mark in conference play, finishing in first place in the Patriot League and winning the conference tournament against 2013 co-favorite Holy Cross. The 2012 regular season title was Army’s...Read more »
When discussing spring practices, Army coach Rich Ellerson on Thursday sounded like someone who has spent plenty of time at a military academy.
“We did some things internally to facilitate a more combative internal reaction,” he said during a spring wrap-up media call.
Huh? Translation please?
Ellerson was describing how the team participated in more contact drills than in previous...Read more »
Sure, you're probably well aware that Florida Gulf Coast is in the Sweet 16. But did you know Ray Rice is there, too?
The Baltimore Ravens' Pro Bowl running back and former New Rochelle High School star has advanced to the Sweet 16 in the online voting to determine who will don the cover of the Madden 25 video game when it is released in August.
In the first round, Rice cruised past...Read more »
The Irvington High School girls basketball team added to its dynasty Sunday, beating Catholic state champ Cardinal O’Hara 65-48 in the State Federation Tournament of Champions’ Class B title game in Albany.
The Bulldogs (24-2) have won the title three of the past four seasons. On March 16, Irvington captured its fourth consecutive New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship...Read more »
Iona's season might have ended in ugly fashion Friday night, as the 15th-seeded Gaels were routed by No. 2 seed Ohio State, 95-70, in their NCAA Tournament opener. There are plenty of reasons, however, to believe the Gaels could experience March Madness for a third-straight year in 2014.
Iona will lose a colossal piece of its puzzle, with MAAC Player of the Year Lamont “Momo” Jones graduating....Read more »
The Marist Red Foxes baseball team is poised for a run at the MAAC championship this season, led by preseason All-Conference shortstop senior Zach Shank and senior infielder Mike Orefice, a Wappingers Falls native.
The talent-laden Red Foxes are picked to finish fourth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in a poll of the conference's nine managers, slightly behind Rider, Canisius and...Read more »
Hoping to buck low expectations from the preseason pollsters, the Iona Gaels baseball team will begin Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play Saturday. The Gaels are picked to finish dead last in the MAAC, according to a preseason poll of the nine conference coaches.
Iona has had a tough out-of-conference start to the season, going 2-17, in a road swing that took them to Maryland, Virginia,...Read more »
Not only are the Marist Red Foxes no strangers to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, they also have an impressive track record in the Big Dance for a mid-major program.
Marist is making its eighth consecutive appearance in the tournament, having advanced beyond the first round four times during that span, including winning its opener each of the past two seasons. The Red Foxes, the 12th...Read more »