Here are the stories from yesterday’s Rivalry tournament at New Rochelle High—the host Huguenots’ big win over Mount Vernon; and the two early games: Unbeaten Poughkeepsie’s victory over Peekskill; and Rye’s win against arch-rival Harrison. You can read those stories for reactions from the games. Also, here is the roundup… Read More →
Just underway. End of first quarter: New Ro leads 19-15, after a three-pointer by A.J. Burton before the buzzer. Jabarie Hinds had Mount Vernon’s first 9 points. New Ro led by 6-0 and 8-2, Mount Vernon came back for a 10-9 lead. Halftime score: Mount Vernon 35, New Rochelle 31. Hinds… Read More →
Just about set for tipoff. Poughkeepsie, which will play in AA and reached the sectional final last year, is 11-0 coming in. Peekskill is the five-time defending A champ. End of first quarter: Peekskill 16, Poughkeepsie 15. Brickhouse with six for the Red Devils; Gause with seven for the Pioneers…. Read More →
Hey, it’s Rick Carpiniello filling in for Josh (probably going to be doing this a lot this coming week). I’m at New Rochelle High for the rivalry triple-header. I’ll be providing periodic updates—won’t be able to do it for every score, obviously. Should be a good afternoon. First game starts… Read More →
OK, a huge day tomorrow at New Rochelle. Get there early and get ready for some quality basketball. Here’s a look at the three games: RYE (7-7) vs. HARRISON (10-5), 12 p.m. — The Huskies dealt their fiercest rival a loss last month at the Slam Dunk but the calendar… Read More →
Remember to watch Pleasantville take on Port Chester tonight at Pace LIVE on LoHud. You can find the game here on LoHud.com/VCSports1.
First of all, I have to start with some unfortunate news. I’m headed out tomorrow morning on a ski trip to Utah that was planned months and months ago and I won’t be around for a week. Some start, huh? I know. I know. Trust me, I want to be… Read More →
Tonight at Westchester Country Club, 12 football players from Westchester and Putnam were honored as the 2009 “Golden Dozen” Scholar-Athlete Team. They are: Golden Dozen — • Anthony Cardon, White Plains • P.J. DeMercurio, Mahopac • Matt Fedro, Yorktown • Andrew Madigan, Somers • Cole McCormack, Rye • Jack Miller,... Read More →
OK, I have hopefully locked down how the participants for next week’s Rockland County Championship will be determined in the event of a tie: 1. Head to head 2. Overall record 3. Common opponents This will become a factor if Tappan Zee can beat Spring Valley on Monday because it… Read More →
During my initial tour of websites this morning, I didn’t expect to find much worth reading. I was dead wrong. Quite a bit to devour this morning, including: • Edgemont held off a fierce rally from Ardsley, beating the Panthers 67-63 behind four points in the final 22.3 seconds by… Read More →
Hillhouse of New Haven hosted Mount Vernon tonight at the New Haven Athletic Center and beat the Knights 61-52. Senior Brandon White had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Mount Vernon. Junior Jabarie Hinds was held to just 11 points — well below his season average of 25.5 PPG. The… Read More →
OK, not quite now but very soon. You can log on around at 7:30 and watch the show, which you can see at LoHud.com/VCLive. As always, your questions and comments for Antoine and I are much appreciated. The show begins at 7 with the girls portion, which will include an… Read More →
A big day on Saturday at New Rochelle High School has already generated quite a bit of discussion. Now it’s time to tally the votes. I added a poll question to the right that asks: Who will win Saturday’s main events? All four possible combos are there. Vote now. Vote… Read More →
Below are the criteria for qualifying for the playoffs, as well as how points will be awarded to teams to rank them for seeding purposes. Clearly, several more teams will qualify for the playoffs under the new qualifying standards, which will ask teams in some leagues to win as few… Read More →
A quick note: Port Chester-Pleasantville will be shown on Friday at 7 from Pace. You can watch the game at LoHud.com/VCSports1, a.k.a. the place Will Bouton made famous. I’ll announce next week’s broadcast schedule in the coming days.