Nationals Spoil 4th of July for Mets

Nationals Spoil 4th of July for Mets

On the Field with Bowa and Allen By Joe Rini The time at first pitch was more appropriate for brunch than for a baseball game as Jose Reyes stepped up against Nationals pitcher Joe Ross in Washington at 11:05 a.m. on the Fourth of July. Unfortunately for the Mets, despite Reyes’ leadoff homerun, the game […]

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT June 22 2017

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT June 22 2017

With Marc Maturo  Greeley’s Hawks finish with flourish; Pirates set sail On the heels of a strong drive to the postseason tournament with the Rockland Community College baseball team, Coach John Greeley of Stony Point quickly shifted gears and took the American Legion-affiliated OTB Pirates on their first road trip of the season.   “We […]

Mets Stagger but deGrom Stands Tall

Mets Stagger but deGrom Stands Tall

Mets’ ace reemerges but team staggers  BY JOE RINI How rough was the Mets weekend series against the Nationals? Well, let’s put it this way; the series started on Thursday night but the Mets didn’t take a lead until Sunday afternoon, when the Amazins salvaged one game out of four with a 5-1 victory as Jacob deGrom picked up […]

BADGES FOR BASEBALL CLINIC HOSTED BY HAVERSTRAW PAL

BADGES FOR BASEBALL CLINIC HOSTED BY HAVERSTRAW PAL

On Sunday, June 11 the Haverstraw Police Athletic League hosted the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Badges for Baseball clinic, co-sponsored by the Town of Haverstraw and SUEZ Foundation. This is a program where Town of Haverstraw police officers and other law enforcement officials are matched with local youth for a sports clinic. Using baseball and other […]

Mets Struggle but Collins Stays Hopeful

Mets Struggle but Collins Stays Hopeful

A Dugout View With Bench Coach Dick Scott By Joe Rini “It gets late out early,” so goes the Yogi Berra-ism about the perils of early-evening shadows in the outfield. Yet, one might say a similar shadow is hanging over the 24-32 Mets, who perilously trailed the first place Nationals by 11.5 games at the […]

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT, BY MARC MATURO

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT, BY MARC MATURO

Suffern HS grad Aviles making his pitch as a pro Count Suffern High School alum Robbie Aviles among those who can truthfully say they love what they are doing. “I love it; wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world,” said Aviles of his professional baseball career, which began right out of high school in 2010 […]

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