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 […]

Marc My Words!

Marc My Words!

Sports columnist Marc Maturo’s official column Haverstraw all-stars enjoy ride to the finish It was a great season, and a great season to celebrate despite two losses on Long Island in a bid for the state championship. “They didn’t win the state (title), but they had a fantastic run. We were there (Long Island), we followed them […]

Marc My Words!

Marc My Words!

Sports columnist Marc Maturo’s official column Step aside Father Time, these guys won’t be denied  Youth must be served, except when it comes to pickup basketball or “hoops.” There are many Over-30 basketball leagues throughout the county, half-court games for those so inclined, and other organized leagues but pickup or “open” hoops still manages to […]

Marc My Words!

Marc My Words!

Sports columnist Marc Maturo’s official column BASEBALL LIFER KEEPS HIS HAND AND MIND IN THE GAME John Verwoert of New City, a self-described “baseball lifer,” is not just blowing smoke into the wind. The retired New York City policeman, who was the assistant baseball coach at John Jay College of Criminal Justice for 22 years, […]

COLLEGE SPORTS NOTEBOOK 4/4/13

COLLEGE SPORTS NOTEBOOK 4/4/13

The College Sports Notebook is compiled by veteran sports writer and columnist Marc Maturo, a lifetime member of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA). The notebook will be published every Thursday. Please send items of interest [email protected] Baerga has big day at plate as Spartans sparkle It was not an April Fool’s Day joke […]