Hudson Valley Home Stand
The state title hopes for Arlington and John Jay-Cross River died in their respective semifinals Saturday in Binghamton.
In Class AA, Arlington was eliminated by Clarence 5-2, while John Jay was ousted from the Class A playoffs after losing to Williamsville South 2-1.
Clarence pitcher Mark Armstrong, who was drafted in the third round by the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, struck out nine...Read more »
John Jay, Arlington two wins away from state baseball titles; Tappan Zee, Marlboro eye softball championships
When John Jay-Cross River started its season with a 3-4 record, the Indians didn't exactly look like a state championship-caliber team.
But John Jay turned things around and now finds itself just two wins away from capturing a state title.
Weather permitting, the Indians (18-8) will play Williamsville South (18-2) at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Class A semifinals in Binghamton. The winner...Read more »
One key member of Army’s baseball team won’t be present when the Black Knights face Virginia in the NCAA regionals Friday.
Lt. Col. Dave Borowicz, an assistant coach and a former standout pitcher at Army, was deployed to Afghanistan earlier this month.
The team has used his departure as a rallying point, going 6-0 and winning the Patriot League tournament championship without him.
“There’s...Read more »
Army will head to a familiar destination and face a familiar foe in the NCAA baseball regionals.
For the second consecutive year, the Black Knights were sent to the Charlottesville, Va., regional, where they will play Virginia. Army (29-21) is the four-team regional’s fourth seed; Virginia (47-10) is the No. 1 seed. The Cavaliers are ranked fifth in the Baseball America poll and sixth in the...Read more »
For the second straight season, the Army baseball team is the Patriot League tournament champion and is headed to the NCAA regionals.
The Black Knights swept Sunday’s doubleheader against Holy Cross in the first two games of the conference's best-of-three championship series in Worcester, Mass.
Army will learn its NCAA regional destination and opponent May 27. The Black Knights are appearing...Read more »
Joe Nathan, the Texas Rangers’ closer and a Pine Bush High School graduate, joined an exclusive club Monday night, earning his 300th major league save -- but the milestone came with some controversy.
Nathan struck out Tampa Bay's Ben Zobrist looking to seal a 5-4 victory in Arlington, Texas. But the final strike appeared to be low and outside, sending Rays manager Joe Maddon storming out of...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 »
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 »