Archives for December 2016

Monthly Archives: December 2016

What the Signing of Chapman Means for Yankees

What the Signing of Chapman Means for Yankees

Aroldis Chapman, probably the hardest-throwing pitcher in the history of baseball, is back in pinstripes. The closer, who started the season in New ...
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College

UAlbany gets Bounce Back Win with Victory over Marist

Going into UAlbany’s Wednesday night matchup with Marist, UAlbany needed a victory. The Danes were coming off back-to-back losses. Two losses where they ...
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Castleton Features Metro News

Student bridges gap between Scouts and Athletics

Schodack, NY — The boy scout motto states that scouts should “Do a Good Turn Daily!,” but one Castleton scout went above that ...
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National

Bold predictions for the MLB Offseason

MLB’s annual winter weekend is almost upon us and it marks the beginning of an even more rampant free agency and trade frenzy. The ...
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Aidan Joly’s bracketology: 12/7

Aidan Joly’s bracketology: 12/7

Can you believe it? Selection Sunday is already less than 100 days away, and conference play is right around the corner. Here’s this ...
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High School

Tuesday’s 518 High School Hoops rundown

It was the first “BIG Tuesday” around Section II, and that meant a boatload of games. Here are the highlights: BOYS Shaker- 64, ...
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High School

Decker leads Wildcats in win over Indians

Castleton, NY — The Maple Hill boys basketball team punched out their first win of the season Tuesday in a 51-44 victory over ...
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National

Breaking: Chris Sale traded to the Boston Red Sox

BREAKING: Sale to #RedSox. Moncada, Kopech and two other prospects to #WhiteSox. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 6, 2016 In what’s has been ...
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College

Saints come up short at Rider

Lawrenceville, NJ — The Siena men’s basketball team dropped their sixth road game of the season Monday, in a hard fought 71-69 loss at Rider ...
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PODCAST- Monday’s 518 Roundtable

On a busy day in the sports world, our all-star team sat down to talk about everything from college football to summer baseball, ...
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High School

Monday’s 518 High School Hoops roundup

It was a quiet night across Section II gymnasiums Monday, but there still was enough action to wet any hardcore fans’ whistle -well on ...
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College

Union Men’s Hockey cracks National Polls

Schenectady, NY — After completing their third ECAC sweep of the season over the weekend, the Union College men’s ice hockey team has ...
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College

RPI’s Sauve named Swimmer of the Week

TROY, N.Y. – Following three individual event victories and three top two finishes in relays at the Liberty League Championship Meet, Rensselaer Polytechnic ...
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College

Saints set for Rider

Hot off Saturday night’s 90-73 victory over Fairfield, the Siena College men’s basketball team is set for a Monday evening showdown at Rider. Clareth leads Siena ...
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College

RPI men’s basketball wins weekend tournament

Northfield, VT — The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s basketball team posted a 65-48 win over Norwich University to claim the Ed Hockenbury ...
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National

MUST WATCH: Marquette King earns penalty for celebrating with flag thrown for roughing the kicker

In Sunday’s win over the Bills, Marquette King made a statement almost against the NFL even tho he was poking fun at the very ...
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High School

High School Hockey: BHBS earns weekend split in Saranac Lake Tourney

In the Saranac Lake Memorial Tournament, the BHBS hockey team was able to earn their second-straight second place finish over the weekend. The ...
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High School

Saturday’s local high school boys basketball roundup

Averill Park- 75, South Glens Falls- 53 As chronicled by Sam Blum of the Troy Record, Saturday’s AP home opener was an emotional ...
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College

Clareth leads Siena to Victory over Fairfield

Albany, NY — Siena sophomore guard Nico Clareth was practically unstoppable on Saturday night. The Baltimore, Maryland native had the hot hand against Fairfield ...
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Big second half propels Yale to victory over UAlbany

New Haven, CT — An impressive second half by the Yale Bulldogs gave themselves a comeback victory over the visiting UAlbany Great Danes ...
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College

Saints set for Saturday night showdown with Fairfield

Albany, NY — The last time the Fairfield men’s basketball team took the hardwood at the Times Union Center during a regular season ...
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Metro News

Bomb threat sends Rensselaer High School students home early

Rensselaer, NY —  Students and staff at Rensselaer Jr/Sr High School were dismissed early Thursday in the wake of an apparent bomb threat directed ...
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College

Danes can’t Win Defensive Slugfest, lose to Holy Cross

It was an ugly game, to say the least. There were multiple scoring droughts. 27 turnovers. Neither team scored more than 55 points. ...
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