Archives for June 2017

Monthly Archives: June 2017

Castleton Metro News

Firework tent collapse sends four to hospital in Schodack

On Rt. 9 in South Schodack, a fireworks tent collapsed trapping multiple people inside. 2 have been taken to the hospital with injuries. ...
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Columns National

Melo problem is new general manager’s first task

Embed from Getty Images In the wake of Phil Jackson’s dismissal as the Knicks president of basketball operations, Carmelo Anthony will be working ...
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College Local

Former Catholic Central standout ends career with NE10 golf honors

MANSFIELD, MA — Saint Rose senior Corey Purcell (Clifton Park, N.Y./Catholic Central) has added another line to his impressive collegiate resume by garnering ...
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Local Summer baseball

‘Cats deleted twice in doubleheader at Tigers

NORWICH, CT — The Tri-City ValleyCats (3-6) were outlasted twice on Wednesday, falling to the Connecticut Tigers by a combined score of 13-4 in ...
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Columns National

Greatest feat by Jackson was stealing Dolan’s money

Now that was a Woj bomb for the ages. In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted out that ...
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College Local

Siena commit to represent team Canada at FIBA U19 tournament

LOUDONVILLE — Incoming Siena Basketball freshman Prince Oduro will represent his native Canada at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017 in Cairo, ...
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Phil Jackson is finally done with Knicks

Phil Jackson is finally done with Knicks

NEW YORK — After three absolutely terrible years of stupid decisions and alienating one of the league’s most loyal fan bases, Phil Jackson ...
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College Local

RPI names Bryan Vines interim women’s ice hockey coach

TROY, NY — Days after firing women’s head ice hockey coach John Burke in an “annual evaluation” of its program, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) ...
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College Local

Former Union Hockey standout to sign with pro team

CALGARY — Former Union College men’s hockey forward Spencer Foo has committed to the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL), the ...
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Horse Racing Local

NYRA announces 2017 Saratoga giveaway schedule

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York State Racing Association (NYRA) announced Tuesday the promotions schedule for the upcoming summer racing season at Saratoga ...
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College Local

Former Saint Rose standout inducted into ECC hall of fame

BRIDGEPORT, CT — Former Saint Rose women’s basketball National Player of the Year Kristiana Kandere (’97) is one of six individuals who make ...
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Local Summer baseball

ValleyCats outlast Lake Monsters and rain, end home stance with win

TROY — It took four hours and 30 minutes, including a 46-minute rain delay, for the Tri-City ValleyCats to outlast the Vermont Lake ...
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Adirondack Thunder Local Media Buzz

Thunder play-by-play man named ECHL broadcaster of the year

PRINCETON, NJ – The ECHL announced on Friday that Cameron Close of the Adirondack Thunder is the 2016-17 recipient of the ECHL Broadcaster ...
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College Local

Burke fired as RPI women’s hockey coach

TROY — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women’s ice hockey coach, John Burke has been fired after 14 years with the Engineers, The school’s ...
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College Local

Pair of Union Hockey freshmen selected in NHL Draft

CHICAGO — Union College men’s hockey incoming freshmen Parker Foo (Edmonton, Alberta) and Jack Adams (Boxford, Mass.) were both selected on the second ...
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National

Ice Cub’s Big 3 puts a new twist on basketball

The game of basketball has been forever changed. Rapper-actor Ice Cube has created a basketball league full of retired NBA players, NBA stars ...
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Shero lays his reputation on Hischier

Shero lays his reputation on Hischier

Hockey aficionados and hockey fanatics will debate whether the Devils got it right drafting Nico Hischier in the 2017 draft. That’s the way ...
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Leon’s big day helps Red Sox start off homestand with win

Leon’s big day helps Red Sox start off homestand with win

Following a 4-4 road trip with series’ against the Phillies, Astros, and Royals, the Red Sox looked to start the home stand on ...
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Can Porzingis and Ntilikina make this work?

Can Porzingis and Ntilikina make this work?

It wasn’t the Knicks draft pick that made news Thursday. It was holding on to Kristaps Porzingis after rumors swirling about potential trades ...
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NBA DRAFT: Analyzing the good, bad and ugly

NBA DRAFT: Analyzing the good, bad and ugly

Well that is a wrap. The 2017 NBA draft is finally over and it completely lived up to expectation. Some teams traded up ...
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Media Buzz

Capital Region losing a great sportscaster

Great, a word used so much these days that it lacks impact, doesn’t fully do justice describing the job WTEN Sportscaster Josh Rultenberg ...
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Local Summer baseball

ValleyCats add three MLB Draft picks to active roster

TROY, NY — The Tri-City ValleyCats of the New York-Penn League’s Stedler Division announced Thursday that three recent MLB Draft picks were added ...
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8th pick does not get Knicks excited

8th pick does not get Knicks excited

Philadelphia can look at this year’s NBA Draft as the dawn of a new era. Not only the Sixers have Ben Simmons, last ...
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Local Summer baseball

‘Cats get walk-off win on opening night

.@ValleyCats win 5-4 with two runs in ninth on this error by Lowell SS on Andy Pineda’s grounder: pic.twitter.com/7oLDONO7Kv — Mark Singelais (@MarkSingelais) ...
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Local Summer baseball

It’s opening night at “The Joe”

TROY — A night after dropping their first game of the season in a 9-0 shutout against the Connecticut Tigers, the Tri-City ValleyCats will ...
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