My next endeavor, Local Live, and the future of local sports media

Everything happens for a reason. I said that on Twitter on Dec. 27, two days before I was officially let go by News 12 Varsity. And I believed it. I believed that whatever was going to be next would be presented to me, I’d immediately recognize the potential and I’d seize the opportunity. I’d get…

Big Apple Classic 7 on 7 set for Saturday at Briarcliff HS

The 10th annual “Big Apple Shootout” 7 on 7 football event is set for Saturday, June 9 at Briarcliff High School. Stepinac, the reigning Catholic state champions, headline the field of 20 teams vying for the tournament title. The complete list of teams entered: Stepinac Briarcliff Rye Neck Canarsie Tuckahoe Spring Valley Clarkstown North Rye…

Tuckahoe honors its six college-bound senior athletes

Tom Itri paused during his final tribute speech on Tuesday afternoon, leaning up against the podium on the stage of Tuckahoe High School’s auditorium and glancing down at the six athletes seated in front of the room. “I’ve spoken about these guys so much and this is actually very bittersweet,” the Tigers’ football coach said,…

Busy weekend for local footbal recruits with visits, The Opening

The final weekend of spring break and Sunday’s annual combine “The Opening” made for a busy couple of days for top local football underclassmen. A couple of Stepinac offensive linemen were fortunate to be a part of both. James Prince, the Crusaders’ highly sought-after tackle, made his next stop at the University of Maryland, while…

Section 1 Football: 2018 Class AA, A and B schedules, league alignments

The Section 1 football schedules are out. The league alignments for Class AA and A conferences were approved this week by the section’s athletic directors. The alignments schedules for Class C and D, as well as the schools opting to play an Independent schedule, were revealed here two weeks ago. Check them out here: Football:…

Football: 2018 Class C, D and Independent Schedules

Football in the Hudson Valley will undergo a significant facelift for the 2018 season. Section 1 will only have 3 teams in Class C, 2 in Class D and 7 Class B programs will playing an independent schedule. While the three largest classes continue to map out their alignments and structure for this fall, those…

Signing Day: Seven Iona Prep players headed to college level

An overcrowded table is never a bad thing when it’s on National Signing Day. That’s what Iona Prep had on Thursday afternoon. Eight seniors from the football team huddled together for a photo, all donning hats and shirts of their future college programs, after a signing ceremony at the school on Thursday. And the Gaels…

National Signing Day: Section 1 Football

The second official National Signing Day for college-bound football recruits is today and a handful of players from around the region made their commitments official. Stars like Stepinac’s Trill Williams (Syracuse), New Rochelle RB Romeo Holden (Monmouth), Iona Prep DB Malkelm Morrison (Army) and Harrison’s Zef Djursavic (Wagner) all were part of the early signing…

Tyler Winston commits to Albany, more Stepinac signings

Stepinac wide receiver Tyler Winston announced on Twitter on Tuesday he committed to play at The University of Albany. Winston, an All-State selection for the CHSFL AAA and Catholic state champion Crusaders, had an offer from Sacred Heart and growing interest from Delaware, Rhode Island and Buffalo. “Opportunities come in different forms,” Winston wrote, “take…