Mount Vernon junior center/forward Lubirdia Gordon has committed to West Virginia. Gordon becomes the fourth Mount Vernon player to commit to play basketball at West Virgina in the last five years. She will join Kevin Jones (2008), Taylor Palmer (2010), and Jabarie Hinds (2011).
In today’s paper, our very own Josh Thomson wrote a feature on long-time Rye girls basketball coach Mary Henwood, who has retired from coaching. After coaching for 25 years, Henwood has accumulated a record of 336-185 and has won 10 league championship titles. Here is a link to the story… Read More →
The New York State Sports Writers Association has posted its All-State Girls Basketball list for the 2012 season: Class AA Player of the Year: Breanna Stewart (Cicero-North Syracuse-3) Coach of the Year: Eric Smith (Cicero-North Syracuse-3) First team 01 11 G Saniya Chong (Ossining) 03 12 F Breanna Stewart (Cicero-North… Read More →
The Journal News All-Stars have been selected for the 2011-12 girls basketball season with Ossining’s Saniya Chong becoming the Westchester/Putnam Athlete of the Season for a second-straight year and Pearl River’s Christa Scognamiglio collecting her third-straight Rockland Athlete of the Season award. You can view the feature story on Saniya… Read More →
I was informed that Ossining’s Saniya Chong has been invited to compete for a roster spot on the USA Basketball U-18 National Team. Chong will participate in a three-day trial period from May 18-21 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where only 12 girls will be… Read More →
Just a heads-up for those who are interested… The Journal News Girls Basketball Player of the Year, along with the First Team, Second Team and Honorable Mention selections (for both Westchester/Putnam and Rockland County) will be published in Saturday’s paper. I will also be posting the links here on the… Read More →
Two weeks ago I tendered my resignation at The Journal News — today was my last official day on the job. I want to thank all of you (maybe I should say the vast majority of you instead) for making the past six months extremely enjoyable. I have gotten to… Read More →
By Chris Perez NEW ROCHELLE— With less than five minutes left in the second half, Ursuline’s Ariana Apostolopolous gained possession and looked to score when an inbounds pass from the other team was thrown directly to her. But instead of putting the ball in the hoop, the referees blew the… Read More →