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Ken McMillan

Sports editor Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 35 years. He reports on local college and high school. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, having worked in local cable television and radio in the past. He is a best-selling author.

NCAA baseball: Army press conference quotes

NCAA Division I Baseball Championships Raleigh Regional Army Practice Day Press Conference Quotes Head Coach Jim Foster Opening Statement: “We got here by beating Navy twice last week, best-of-three. The week before that was Bucknell, best-of-three. We’ve come a long way this year, we played a challenging early season schedule and that helped us a [...]

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Former Army associate hoops coach Colleen Mullen takes over at Albany

(From the University of Athletics sports communications office) ALBANY — The University at Albany has announced Monday, May 14, the hiring of Colleen Mullen as the 12th women’s basketball coach in program history. Mullen joins the Great Danes from Army West Point, where she spent the past seven seasons, including the last six as Associate [...]

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Baseball: Army earns two major Patriot League awards

Patriot League No. 2 playoff seed Army secured two major postseason awards. Senior catcher Jon Rosoff was named the player of the year and freshman third baseman Anthony Giachin was named the rookie of the year. Rosoff ranks third in league batting (.337) and second in RBIs (42). He is a three-time all-league selection. Giachin [...]

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Marist football to bring in 29 freshmen for fall 2018

(release from Marist Athletics) POUGHKEEPSIE – The Marist football program has announced the addition of 29 newcomers for the 2018 season. The class includes student-athletes from nine different states plus the District of Columbia: New Jersey (nine), New York (five), Georgia (three), Florida (three), Connecticut (two), Maryland (2), Pennsylvania (2), Massachusetts (1), Virginia (1), and [...]

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SUNY New Paltz alumni day is Saturday

SUNY New Paltz athletics is conducting an alumni day celebration, sure to feature dozens of returning athletes. A schedule of events: 9:30 a.m. – Welcome tent opens (South Lawn of AWC) 10 a.m. – Field hockey alumnae game (North Turf field) 10:30 a.m. – Women’s volleyball alumnae game (Hawk Center) 10:30 a.m. – Women’s soccer [...]

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Men’s lacrosse: Army misses postseason; Patriot League bracket set

(From the Patriot League) CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — The Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Championship field of six is set as the Patriot League schedule came to a close on Friday, April 20. With a win over Army West Point, Loyola Maryland will serve as the top seed and host for the semifinals and championship later [...]

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Men’s lacrosse: Patriot League playoff scenarios; Army in trouble

(from the Patriot League) Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Tournament Seeding Scenarios Navy (6-1 PL): If Navy wins against Army West Point (Navy’s last League game) and Loyola Maryland and Bucknell both lose on Saturday the Mids to secure the No. 1 seed and regular-season championships. In the three-way scenario (at the end of the season) [...]

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Basketball (w/video): Marist women set to face St. John’s in WNIT

The Marist College women’s basketball team will face St. John’s in the opening round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) at 7 p.m. Thursday night in Queens. Here’s a video previewing the postseason playoff game. (Video courtesy of Marist Athletics)

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College wrestling: EIWA championship preview (from EIWA communications)

By John Aadland EIWA Director of Sports Information The nation’s oldest college wrestling tournament convenes for the first time at Hofstra University. The team title and the individual weight classes are at stake; awards for outstanding wrestler, most career points, and best pinner will be presented; the coaches will vote for the best amongst themselves [...]

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Swimming: Army results at Patriot League championships

Patriot League championships (at Navy, Feb. 14-16, 2018) Men Team: 1. Navy 720.5 points; 2. Army 540.5; 3. Bucknell 283; 4. Boston 281.5; 5. Loyola (Md.) 213.5; 6. Lehigh 182.5; 7. Colgate 129.5; 8. American 100; 9. Lafayette 88; 10. Holy Cross 83. Army results 200-yard medley relay: 2. Army (Josh Sembrano, Sr.; Brady Almand, [...]

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