Category Archives: Basketball

State basketball HOF ticket info

On March 22, Roscoe’s Becky Ahart will join her husband, Fred in the state basketball hall of fame during a ceremony in Glens Falls. For more on Ahart’s career at Roscoe, check out this story I wrote when news broke about her selection in November. The induction ceremony will start at 10 a.m. in Heritage [...]

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Top 10 boys’ basketball rankings: January 21 edition

1. Middletown (9-1): Too. Much. Depth. Period. Middletown hasn’t lost to a Section 9 opponent all year – as one proud administrator proudly predicted before the season. 2. Pine Bush (6-4): Tough match-up against visiting Valley Central on Thursday. Justin Powell vs. Isaiah Boissard battling inside worth the price of admission. 3. Burke Catholic (6-3): [...]

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Girls’ basketball state rankings: Jan. 20, 2015

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly girls’ basketball state rankings on Tuesday. I’ll list the top three in each class as well as any Section 9 teams that made the cut. For the full list, click here.   Records are through games of January 18. Class AA 1. Ossining (Section 1, 10-2) [...]

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A look ahead at the rest of the girls’ basketball season

We’re over the halfway point in the 2014-15 girls’ basketball season, so I thought it’d be a good time to take a look at how things are shaping up for the Section 9 tournament. First, here are the standings through today’s games. OCIAA Division, Overall Division I Kingston 3-1, 7-3 Newburgh 3-1, 8-3 Monroe-Woodbury 2-1, [...]

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Officials vs. Cancer showcase set to kick off next week

The Officials vs. Cancer boys’ basketball event has become one of the top showcases in Section 9. And, perhaps, more importantly it supports a great cause. The International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Board 114, which officiates games in Ulster and Dutchess counties, puts on the tournament. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. [...]

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Girls’ basketball state rankings: Jan. 13, 2015

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly girls’ basketball state rankings today. The records are accurate through games of Jan. 11. For the full list, click here. I’ll list the top three teams in each class as well as any Section 9 teams that made the cut. Class AA 1. Ossining (Section 1, [...]

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Burke Catholic update: Investigator’s findings are in, but could be rejected

Attorney John T. McCann, hired to lead the investigation into alleged recruiting by John S. Burke Catholic’s boys’ basketball team, presented Section 9 with his final report on Tuesday. But McCann’s findings, which came after a six-month probe, can be dismissed. Section 9 executive director Bob Thabet would not comment on McCann’s report. However, Thabet [...]

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Girls’ basketball state rankings: Jan. 6, 2015

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly state rankings today. Records are through games of Jan. 4. I’ll list the top three teams in each class as well as any Section 9 teams to make the cut. For the full list, click here. Class AA 1. Ossining (Section 1, 6-2) 2. Archbishop Molloy [...]

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Update: Decision on Burke Catholic boys’ basketball to be pushed back two months

Results of the investigation into alleged recruiting by the John S. Burke Catholic boys’ basketball program have been delayed again and aren’t expected to be released until after the Section 9 tournament in March. Section 9’s probe began over the summer and was expected to conclude on Nov. 25. According to Section 9 executive director [...]

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Probe into alleged recruiting by Burke Catholic could conclude on Tuesday

Update (3:30 p.m.): Section 9 executive director Bob Thabet told the Times Herald-Record on Monday afternoon that results of the investigation into alleged recruiting by Burke Catholic will not be released on Tuesday. Stay tuned for more later on V845.com. Results of the investigation into alleged recruiting by the John S. Burke Catholic boys’ basketball [...]

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