RCC Sports Hall of Fame to Enshrine Four New Members

RCC Sports Hall of Fame to Enshrine Four New Members

Induction set for January 21, 2017 at Nyack Seaport PRESS RELEASE – An ice hockey standout, a baseball star, and a stalwart soccer coach and player highlight this year’s class of inductees into the Rockland Community College Sports Hall of Fame . RAMAPO, NY – An ice hockey standout, a baseball star, and a stalwart […]

6-year-old Suffern girl part of POP Tennis exhibition at US nationals, Flushing Meadows

Olivia Gravagna, a 6-year-old Suffern resident, was one of four youths to take part in a POP Tennis exhibition Dec. 31 at the US tennis nationals held in Flushing Meadows. Olivia, daughter of RCC tennis coach Joe Gravagna, impressed the crowd by keeping pace with exhibitioners twice her age. POP Tennis VP Mitch Kutner told the Rockland County Times that with […]

Combatting Concussions in Youth Sports

Combatting Concussions in Youth Sports

(Family Features) With athletes of all ages taking to fields and courts, there are important steps to take in keeping young athletes safe during practice and games. Data from U.S. Youth Soccer shows that the number of kids playing increased nearly 90 percent – with nearly 3 million children ages 7-17 playing each year – […]

ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES FEATURED SPORTS COVERAGE: NY KNICKS 2016/2017 SEASON

ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES FEATURED SPORTS COVERAGE: NY KNICKS 2016/2017 SEASON

BY JEREMY MOONEYHAM MSG, NYC – 12/7/2016 – New York Knicks (12-9) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (14-5) The New York Knicks entered Wednesday night’s home game against the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers on a four-game winning streak, winning the night before on the road 114-103 versus the Miami Heat. The Knicks entered Wednesday’s contest winners of […]

Scholastic Spotlight 11/17/16

Scholastic Spotlight 11/17/16

Suffern girls basketball team boasts guards galore         It would be easy for Coach Rich Burger to cry “Wait till next year” after losing eight players to graduation from last season’s highly competitive club that split 18 ballgames. But the fourth-year Suffern High School girls basketball mentor, who played the sport four years at Pearl […]

Cubs Win World Series and Break Curse

Cubs Win World Series and Break Curse

BY DYLAN BESTLER “The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions:” the phrase sports fans thought they would never hear. The Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night 8-7 in the 10th inning of game seven to win the World Series and break the 108-year drought. The Cubs last World Series appearance was in 1945 and their last […]

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