Scholastic Spotlight 2/16/17

Scholastic Spotlight 2/16/17

Tappan Zee, Spring Valley roll into the postseason Lynch & Co. unstoppable force; Therneus & Tigers roaring As they have done all season and did again to punctuate a once-beaten regular season with a resounding victory over R.C. Ketcham, a sparkling cast of senior standouts anchors the Tappan Zee High School boys basketball team.        […]

SCHOLASTIC SPOTLIGHT: North Rockland sends two to Hall; Nyack another

SCHOLASTIC SPOTLIGHT: North Rockland sends two to Hall; Nyack another

Coaches Korn, Roff, Gray joining legendary list of luminaries BY MARC MATURO The roll call of coaches is instantly recognizable, with many legendary names known even to those who are not basketball fans. Roll out names such as Lou Carnesecca, Joe Lapchick and Frank McGuire of St. John’s University fame (McGurie also was acclaimed at […]

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 […]

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