Category Archives: Basketball

Quick thoughts: Pine Bush-Middletown hoops

Pine Bush coach Steve Distefano said his team didn’t play its best game of the seasson in a 69-62 win over Middletown Wednesday but the Bushmen will certainly take the victory. Pine Bush became the first team since Kingston on Feb. 12, 2014 to beat Middletown on its home floor and stayed undefeated (12-0). One [...]

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State girls basketball poll, as of Jan. 3

The updated New York State Sportswriters Association girls basketball poll will be released on Tuesday, Jan. 10, but here’s a look at the Jan. 3 version. Class AA: 1. Long Island Lutheran (AIS) 5-1; 2. South Shore (PSAL) 7-2; 3. Christ the King (CHSAA) 6-3; 4. Cardinal O’Hara (CHSAA) 5-2; 5. Baldwin (8) 5-0; 10. [...]

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Warwick to host bone marrow registry benefit on Friday

GOSHEN — John S. Burke Catholic boys basketball head coach John Kelly has a plea for college students home on break looking for something to do on Friday night. Come catch a basketball game and maybe save a life. The Be The Hero For A Hero Foundation is hosting a bone marrow registry swab party [...]

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Minisink Valley to retire Dolson’s number on Dec. 21

Minisink Valley will celebrate the career of 2010 grad Stefanie Dolson before a Dec. 21 game against Kingston. Dolson, who is Minisink Valley’s all-time leading scorer, went on to win two national championships at Connecticut and was drafted as the No. 6 pick in the 2014 WNBA draft. The ceremony will take place between the [...]

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Dozen postponements dot Monday high school schedule

There are 12 postponements and cancellations of high school sports action today due to the overnight snowstorm. Boys basketball Roosevelt at Monroe-Woodbury, 6:30 p.m. Warwick at Middletown, 7 p.m. Seward at Cornwall, 7 p.m. Onteora at Spackenkill, PPD. New Paltz at Rondout Valley, PPD. Red Hook at Burke Catholic, PPD. Fallsburg at Livingston Manor, PPD. [...]

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Local high school basketball scrimmages

The high school basketball season will soon be upon us. In the meantime, there are a number of scrimmages happening all over Section 9 in the next few days. Boys basketball Tuesday Cornwall at Minisink Valley, 4 p.m. Goshen at Clarkstown South, 4:30 p.m. Pine Bush at Red Hook, 5 p.m. Pine Plains at S.S. [...]

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BCANY coaches seminar at Marist on Oct. 16

The Basketball Coaches Association of New York is offering a coaching seminar at Marist College on Oct. 16. Marist women’s head coach Brian Giorgis will wear a microphone as he runs through a practice when the event begins at 11 a.m. Mike Maker, Marist’s men’s head coach, will follow with a tutorial on his Princeton [...]

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Top-60 boys basketball showcase at SUNY Sullivan on Sunday

The Mid-Hudson chapter of the BCANY is hosting its seventh annual Top 60 showcase exposure event at SUNY Sullivan on Sunday, Sept. 25. Last year, all 60 spots were filled and over 30 college coaches were in attendance. Player registration forms are available on or through high school coaches. Day-of registration is also an [...]

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Pine Bush wins Newburgh Armory summer league title

The Newburgh Armory boys basketball summer league played its championship games on Thursday night. Pine Bush defeated Beacon 58-44 for the varsity title. Brian Powell scored 30 points and was named MVP. Newburgh Free Academy beat Pine Bush 50-45 in the jayvee title game. Kemet Sudan scored 17 points and was named MVP. – I [...]

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BCANY Summer Hoops Fest Mid-Hudson girls roster

The BCANY Summer Hoops Festival will take place in Johnson City on August 5-7. The tournament takes the place of the former Empire State Games tourney and features teams from all corners of the state. A provisional roster for team Mid-Hudson has been announced. player, 2016-17 year, school Melisa Alifano, Soph., Monroe-Woodbury Isabelle Herrera, Fr., [...]

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