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Important state meetings this week

The central committee of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association will be holding its summer meeting in Lake Placid from Tuesday through Thursday. Among the items for consideration are raising the number of allowable basketball games to 20 in time for the 2015-16 season; approval of the weight throw for the indoor [...]

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NFA girls’ basketball is Chillin’ 4 Charity

Remember the Harlem Shake? Well, the latest viral video craze is all for a good cause. The Newburgh Free Academy girls’ basketball team recently made a Chillin’ 4 Charity video. Check it out in the player above. University of Arizona head coach Niya Butts got the ball rolling when she challenged her Pac 12 counterparts [...]

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Mid-Hudson BCANY girls’ basketball roster: 2014

Here is the roster for the Mid-Hudson BCANY girls’ basketball team, which will compete at a statewide Summer Hoops Fest tournament in Johnson City on August 1-3. Name, School, Height, Grade (2014-15 school year) Simone Ayers, Chester, 5-10, Sr. Sydney Hendershot, Port Jervis, 5-11, Sr. Sarah Kean, Port Jervis, 5-2, Sr. Taylor Orszewski, Marlboro, 5-11, [...]

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BCANY boys’ basketball team selected

The story about the Miami Heat reportedly concocting a plan to make a run at Carmelo Anthony this summer to form a super squad created quite a buzz this week. Meanwhile, in Section 9, our very own “Dream Team” was formed on Friday. Coach Sal Mineo announced the boys’ basketball team that will represent the [...]

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BCANY Summer Hoops Fest boys’ basketball tryouts set for June 10 and 12

Tryouts for the Mid-Hudson boys’ team that will represent Section 9 in the Basketball Coaches Association of New York Summer Hoops Festival are set for 6-30 to 9 p.m. on June 10 and 12 at Monroe-Woodbury High School. There will be nine regions representing the state: New York City, Long Island, Buffalo, Rochester, Central, Hudson [...]

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All-State girls’ basketball teams: Classes AA and A

The New York State Sportswriters Association released the All-State girls’ basketball teams for Classes AA and A this morning. For the full list, follow this link. I’ll list the Section 9 players here. Class AA Fifth team Kerry McHugh, Monroe-Woodbury, Sr. Ninth team Lyric Blanch, Kingston, Sr. 11th team Shana Crespo, Monroe-Woodbury, Jr. 12th team [...]

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All-State girls’ basketball team announced: Classes B, C and D

The New York State Sportswriters Association has released its All-State girls’ basketball teams for Classes B, C and D. Classes AA and A will be released later this week. For the full list, follow this link. Here are the Section 9 players that made the cut. Class B Fifth team Shannon Ward, Highland Sixth team [...]

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Burke Catholic principal John Dolan blasts report accusing boys’ basketball team of recruiting

John S. Burke Catholic principal John Dolan called the recruiting allegations made against the school’s boys’ basketball team “inaccurate, unfounded and based on layers of third party hearsay” in a letter written to parents on Wednesday. Dolan has declined several Times Herald-Record interview requests since the charges against Burke Catholic came to light last week. [...]

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Section 9 basketball Hall of Fame looking for nominees

The Basketball Coaches Association of New York chapter from Section 9 is starting a high school basketball Hall of Fame. The committee is seeking nominations for the first class and they’re looking for players, coaches, officials and/or contributors to the sport. For the application form, follow this link: http://www.scribd.com/doc/222394317/Section-9-BCANY-Basketball-Hall-of-Fame-application – Any ideas off the top of [...]

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Coleman Catholic’s Dino Celadon named first-team Class D all-state

The New York State Sportswriters Association announced its all-state boys’ basketball teams on Thursday. Leading the way for Section 9 was John A. Coleman Catholic senior forward Dino Celadon, who was named first-team in Class D. He led Coleman Catholic to the Class D state championship game. Newburgh point guard Donovan Fields, the Varsity845 Player [...]

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