Tag Archives: Boys Basketball

Stepinac conquers the city, claims CHSAA championship (video)

Tom Konchalski emerged from a stairwell in the entry corridor of the Rose Hill Gym at Fordham University late Sunday afternoon, the lingering sounds of Stepinac’s celebration on the court echoing in the background. “First time since 1960,” marveled Konchalski, the Tri-State area’s most respected basketball talent evaluator and historian. “It’s incredible.” It takes a lot in basketball to astound

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Briarcliff is Binghamton-bound with near-flawless effort (video)

Tracking down information on upcoming opponents in the state tournament is never easy. But in one of his late-night searches online this week, Briarcliff coach Cody Moffett discovered an important attribute of Center Moriches simply by matching up boxscores. “It seemed like every game they’d come out and go up 21-5 or 25-7 in the first quarter,” Moffett said. “They’d

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Blauner outscores New Paltz, Ardsley reaches state final four

In scouting New Paltz entering Friday’s NYSPHSAA Regional Final, Ardsley coach Sean Cappiello identified two areas he felt his team could exploit: the athleticism of Zeke Blauner and the effectiveness of their zone. Blauner had the game of his season. New Paltz didn’t score a single point in the fourth quarter. And Ardsley is headed to the state final four.

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Breakdown, KDJ picks for state basketball regional finals

Four boys and two girls basketball teams from Section 1 are a win away from a berth in the state final four. Five of those six games are scheduled for Pace University this weekend, starting with tonight’s Class AA boys and girls doubleheader. Road to a State Title: NYSPHSAA Tournament Results and Schedule of how each team advanced to this point

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Redemption for Stepinac: Crusaders beat Molloy in CHSAA semis

Three hundred and sixty-six days. Pat Massaroni reminded his players on just before tip-off on Thursday night it was that long since the last time they were in this exact position — same floor, same game and, fittingly, same opponent. The Stepinac coach implored his players only final time that, as gut-wrenching as those 366 days were could all be

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Suspensions of Nicodemo, DiCintio gaining widespread media attention

The recent suspension of Saunders basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo and Somers coach Chris DiCintio over their involvement in a LGBT charity game has received national media attention this week. ABC News Ch. 7 and USA Today, as well as numerous Gay and Lesbian publications, are among the outlets to report on the suspension. Nicodemo, who is openly gay, has been

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2018: A Video Tribute to the Section 1 Playoffs

The Gold Balls were handed out. The MVPs were named. The champions have moved on to the state tournament. The legends were made. After a tumultous regular season in Section 1 boys and girls basketball, the playoffs delivered some of the most dramatic, exciting and even ‘miraculous’ moments in the tournament’s history. Enjoy the video tribute to the 2018 playoffs,

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Knights are Gold again, begin state title quest (video)

Cinderella showed up late Pace University on Saturday afternoon. And Mount Vernon showed her a quick exit. Ramapo, the highest seed to ever play for a Section 1 championship at No. 18, had travel restrictions bus following Friday’s storm, preventing them from driving over the Tappan Zee Bridge. The team bus instead had to go over the Bear Mountain Bridge,

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Stepinac’s Griffin clears mind, makes commitment to Illinois

The recruiting process for a talent like Alan Griffin is never without its share of stress. And that’s the last thing the Stepinac guard wanted entering the biggest game — and, hopefully for the Crusaders, stretch of games — of his life on Sunday. Griffin got a considerable weight off his shoulders on Friday afternoon when he announced on Twitter

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