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Jimmer Put Up 50
Want to hear something not very surprising? Jimmer Fredette dropped 50 points this past weekend for the Shanghai Sharks in the Chinese basketball Association. Granted, the Sharks lost the game to Sichuan, but do we care? Not really. Jimmer still leads the CBA in scoring with nearly 37 points per gam…
High School Football State Playoffs Preview
Nobody in upstate New York covers Section 2 high school football as closely or for as long as 'Big game' James Allen. Throughout the fall season Allen has been coming on Big Board Sports every Friday to deliver the latest news and projections as it relates to 518 football...
Craig Forth Joins Big Board Sports
Craig Forth is a name that Capital Region basketball fans remember well. He was an all area performer at Columbia high school before playing at Syracuse and winning a national championship alongside Carmelo Anthony in 2003. Forth stopped by Big Board Sports this week and looked back at a brilliant c…
Talor Battle, 518 Great & Penn State Legend, Stops By
Anyone who has been following the basketball-rich scene in upstate New York for a legitimate amount of time knows the name Talor Battle. Anyone who follows Big10 hoops certainly knows this name as well. While in high school at Bishop Maginn, Battle was a first team all New York State player and lead…
Zach Bye Picks His Top-5 Basketball Players From The 518
Who would be your starting five basketball players in a hypothetical pickup game containing only hoopers from the 518? First things first, this is both an impossible and unfair conversation. The concept of creation is more scientific than trying to pin down five and only five players, but Thurs…
Two Years Later
December 1, 2012. I wasn’t in the area. I didn’t need to be. I was living in Vermont. But it didn’t matter. It still hit home.
I got the news just before midnight, maybe just after, but I don’t remember. There had been a serious car crash in Clifton Park involving four high school students who were j…