Farewell 2017 as Mets Look to 2018

Farewell 2017 as Mets Look to 2018

Collins Expected to Retire at Season’s End By Joe Rini Mercifully, the Mets 2017 season ends this Sunday in Philadelphia against the Phillies. In between the high hopes of spring training and these last two months of games that resembled spring training in personnel and lack of drama, it was too often a season of […]

Pearl River puts best foot forward in Orange Bowl

Pearl River puts best foot forward in Orange Bowl

BY MARC MATURO Proving once again—not that any proof is needed—that games are played on the field and not on paper, the Pearl River High School football team took the measure of rival Tappan Zee, 21-14, in the annual Orange Bowl, held this year at the victor’s confines on an unusually hot and humid afternoon. […]

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT by Marc Maturo

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT by Marc Maturo

Midnight Madness to usher in a new era at RCC The administration at Rockland Community College apparently is making a new commitment to its men’s and women’s basketball programs, with new coaches having been appointed and by introducing something that has been commonplace at the Division I level across the nation. In other words, “Midnight […]

Opportunity Knocks for Young Mets

Opportunity Knocks for Young Mets

RCT Interviews Matt Reynolds BY JOE RINI For nearly everyone, trading players like Jay Bruce and Curtis Granderson since the end of July has signaled the raising of the white flag on the 2017 postseason hopes for the Mets and the start of a long slow slog through September. However, for infielder Matt Reynolds, it’s […]

OPENING DAY! North Rockland Youth Soccer Season Kicks Off

OPENING DAY! North Rockland Youth Soccer Season Kicks Off

STORY AND PHOTOS BY TOM WALSH Hundreds of North Rockland residents gathered at the Nardi Soccer Complex in Thiells last Saturday to kick-off the North Rockland Soccer Association’s 2017-2018 season. Children of all ages took advantage of the sunny skies and sprawling facilities to enjoy a day filled with all things soccer, along with music, refreshments […]

Sports Spotlight 9/7/17

Sports Spotlight 9/7/17

Red Raiders hope to gain ground despite challenges The North Rockland High School football team, which is down a coach but not down on itself, is hoping that its second-half showing against Clarkstown North in a season-opening setback on the road will carry over into Saturday’s home opener against Scarsdale, which began its season in […]