Tuesday is always a fun night in high school basketball. One thing I learned very early in coaching, kids love taking the bus to other schools. It's fun to play at home in front of your friends and classmates but the bus rides with your teammates was even better. Another thing that I learned, score reporting is sometimes done the following day. So, be patient as we try to get you all of the scores and more game details this season.
Each year organizations in Major League Baseball draft select players from high schools and colleges from around the country to fill their minor league rosters. Often, the players that are drafted #1 come from California, Texas, Florida, Georgia and other warm weather states. Therefore, New Yorkers at the top of the MLB draft are few and far between. That is was another thing that made Rexford, NY native, Ian Anderson special being selected by the Braves as the third overall pick. The number one pick overall, that has been illusive for New Yorkers.
Do you like getting a hot coffee in a styrofoam cup? That's soon to be gone. Do you like grabbing takeout in a foam container? That's done too. What about sending something breakable through the mail with packing peanuts as a cushion....nope, forget about that too.
Most high school basketball players didn't get to play in front of their friends and family last season, some didn't get to play at all. Though wearing masks is being required at most schools, at least these seniors will be able to play with fans in the stands. Tuesday night features two of the Capital Region's better boys basketball teams meeting up. One played last year. One did not.
Christmas isn't just for kids. Our furry friends want to meet the big guy too. It's time to have your dog sit on Santa's lap or if they are too big, sit right next to him for a cute holiday photo. Here's where your dog can meet Santa Claus.
Former Bethlehem High School standout, Matt Quatraro may be the next manager for the New York Mets. Quatraro is currently the bench coach for the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mets have been looking for a manager since they fired Luis Rojas after the team's disappointing season.