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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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Track and field: Army results at Patriot League championships

Patriot League championships (at Bucknell University, Feb. 17-18, 2018) Top eight places earn team points  (10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1) Men Team: 1. Navy 240 points; 2. Army 197; 3. Bucknell 117; 4. Lehigh 81.5; 5. Boston 62; 6. American 41; 7. Lafayette 23; 8. Holy Cross 11.5; 9. Colgate 6. Army results 60-meter dash: 2. Tyler Davis (Sr.) [...]

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Army hockey: A chat with coach Brian Riley ahead of the rivalry RMC game

Army and Royal Military College of Canada resume the longest-standing college hockey rivalry on Saturday, January 20, in Kingston, Ontario. Army has won the last six matchups but the latest confrontations have been close battles. We talked to Army coach Brian Riley about the rivalry game and the Black Knights’ recent play. THR: What do [...]

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SUNY Ulster wrestling program on the rise

There are a lot of positive additions to the second-year SUNY Ulster wrestling program. A new weight room awaits a roster of 17 athletes, nearly twice the size of the first-year squad. Ulster features the addition of state high school Division I finalist Mike Fekishazy of Wallkill at 184 pounds. The season opener is November 10 [...]

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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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    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 ... Read Full
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