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Ken McMillan

Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 34 years. He reports on college sports, including Army and Marist College. 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.

KEN McMILLAN: Magarity savored good stories, good eats with Rollie Massimino

The knock on his hotel room door came at 1 in the morning. Dave Magarity was stirred from his sleep to find Pete Gillen begging his friend to watch some game film with Rollie Massimino. “Dave, Dave, Rollie wants you to come down to the room,’’ Gillen said excitedly. It didn’t seem to matter that [...]

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SUNYAC academic awards

SUNYAC Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll Student-athletes with 3.30 GPA or better Section 9 graduates SUNY Brockport Whitman Oehler-Marx (New Paltz), Sr., track and field, chemistry Dylan Serfis (West Hurley), Soph., men’s soccer, business administration Therez Young (Middletown), Sr., track and field, psychology Buffalo State Blaine Billings (Newburgh), Fr., track and field, undecided Victoria Colotti (New [...]

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Marist grad takes over at S.F. State

Marist graduate Kristina Danella was named women’s basketball head coach at San Francisco State University on Monday. She went 18-10 at Urbana in 2013-14, and 65-25 in the last three seasons at Caldwell. She was 25-6 this season, guiding Caldwell to its first NCAA Div. II tourney appearance and was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate [...]

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Marist football announces home schedule

Marist football fans had better keep pocket schedules handy because the Red Foxes are playing games with at least four different start times this season. The home schedule was announced on Monday with start times of noon, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. There’s road starts at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The Red [...]

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Region XV baseball tournament schedule

The spring rains that have wreaked havoc on college sports schedules continue to do so, prompting a change in format and schedule for the Mid-Hudson Conference/Region XV Div. II tournament. SUNY Orange and SUNY Ulster did not make the tournament. Here is the schedule: Thursday, May 11 Game 1 – No. 4 SUNY Rockland at [...]

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Cornwall’s Mike White a Marist football captain

Cornwall graduate Mike White was named as one of four team captains at Marist College for the 2017 season. Joining the quarterback are running back Marcellus Calhoun, linebacker Ruben Avalos III and safety Wesley Beans. White will be a red-shirt junior, having started the past two seasons. He has thrown for 5,495 yards and 35 [...]

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Fighting Army falls to No. 5 Oregon in season, Allen’s head coaching debut

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record Jimmy Allen didn’t get a victory in his debut as Army men’s basketball coach but he discovered a fighting spirit with his young and inexperienced club. The Black Knights gave No. 5 Oregon a bit of a scare late in the second half before dropping a 91-77 decision to the [...]

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Ulster wrestling opens with Nov. 5 scrimmage

The SUNY Ulster wrestling program, with first-year head coach Justin Signorelli, opens with a preseason home scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 5. That should be a good prep for the following weekend when the school hosts the SUNY Ulster Duals. The Senators’ roster Sophomores (0) Freshmen (11) – Patrick Carroll, 157 (Kingston); Javier Cortez, 174 (Ellenville); [...]

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Ulster men’s basketball starts next week

The SUNY Ulster men’s basketball season gets underway next Tuesday at SUNY Sullivan. Justin Maxswell starts his second season as coach. There are players from seven Ulster County high schools and one from Orange County. The Senators’ schedule: November Tues. 1 – at SUNY Sullivan*, 7 p.m.; Thur. 3 – at SUNY Dutchess*, 7 p.m.; [...]

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Hammer coach McGrath proud of his Olympic student

Local hammer throwing coach Paddy McGrath said he can’t believe it’s been 16 years since he competed at the 2000 Sydney Olympics for Ireland, and yet it still feels like it was yesterday, he said. “I know what it’s like. I know the pressure,’’ said McGrath, who lives in Ossining and coaches track and field [...]

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