Starting next academic year, the Big 10 Conference of Section II will cease to exist, as reported by James Allen of the Times Union.
The move coincides with Amsterdam's official movement into the Foothills Conference for next year. This causes the Big 10 to have difficulty in some sports, especially on the girl's side, where only five schools have sports like soccer or softball...
It's a decision that Capital Region basketball fans have been waiting to hear for the last couple of months, and according to Mark Singelais of the Times Union, we finally have the answer: former Bishop Maginn standout Taran Buie will not be admitted to Siena College.
Local basketball great Talor Battle recently talked with Mike Lindsley on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio about his playing days at Bishop Maginn and Penn State and gave details about his basketball camp in The Capital Region. Listen here:
The stage was different, but the result was the same on Friday evening for the Troy High football team.
The Flying Horses, who are ranked No. 4 in New York State, at the Class A level, played under the Friday night lights for the first time ever and defeated Bishop Maginn, 48-7.
Can Shaker bounce back after a loss to Shenendehowa and beat Burnt Hills? Can Bishop Maginn stay unbeaten against Averill Park? Can Troy continue its unbeaten ways at Glens Falls? The area high school football season enters week number four with several interesting games on tap. Thirteen teams are 3-0 while one team (Chatham) is 2-0.
Talor Battle's first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament didn't last long.
Juan Fernandez hit a game-winning shot with 0.4 seconds left giving Temple a 66-64 victory over Penn State in a West Region matchup in Tucson.
Glens Falls' Jimmer Fredette isn't the only former Section II basketball standout getting it done at the next level.
Bishop Maginn graduate Talor Battle has the Nitany Lions in a position to make their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 10 years.