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Entries for December, 2012

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Holiday assessment

With a foot of snow on the ground and travel rather difficult, maybe it's a good chance to take stock of where we are as 2013 looms. A couple of games played in Albany before the break were quite instructive. Bishop Ludden reinforced its status as the Class A pace-setter ...

Joining the conversation

Now winter sports is fully underway. The last holdouts was indoor track, but last Wednesday and Friday the Jack Morse Relays kicked off the winter full of activity at SRC Arena. Much like Manley Field House in the old days, OCC is now the go-to venue, which likely saved a ...

First dribbles

Only a total junkie would consider this schedule - two basketball games Thursday night, one on Friday night, four on Saturday, four on Sunday. Consider me hooked. There's now been enough hoops, with just about everyone underway, to start make some preliminary observations on the 2012-13 scene, knowing full well ...

The Hornets' seventh heaven

Yeah, they were starting winter sports, with varied amounts of basketball, hockey, wrestling and volleyball to chew over. Yet this was all early-in-the-regular-season trivia compared to the history taking place about 2,400 miles away in Portland, as the Fayetteville-Manlius girls cross country made it seven national championships in a row ...