high school basketball

8 Capital Region Teams In New York State HS Hoops Final Fours
8 Capital Region Teams In New York State HS Hoops Final Fours
No offense to the fine people of Binghamton but the New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys basketball championship is back where it belongs, Glens Falls. The championship left the north country for the southern tier in 2017. A few years and a pandemic later, the boys are back home at the Cool Insuring Arena. The girls basketball championships continue to enjoy the awesome facilities at Hudson Valley Community College. Let's take a look at which Section II teams are playing this weekend.
HS Students Banned From Upstate New York Girls Hoops Game
HS Students Banned From Upstate New York Girls Hoops Game
Part of the fun of participating in high school sports is when your friends can come and see you play in the games. Unfortunately, incidents and accusations involving racist behavior is prohibiting student-athlete from having their classmates at games. Several times in the past few weeks incidents involving New York based high schools were involved in such events.
New York Sets COVID Rules for High School Hoops Championships
New York Sets COVID Rules for High School Hoops Championships
Last year, high school seniors in New York State played their final basketball games in mostly empty gyms with masks covering two thirds of their friends and coaches faces. The mask part won't be much different for now but full gyms are expected and even encouraged in 2022. That is a good thing for everyone involved, even if you still can't see the smile.
Police Called and Stop Upstate High School Hoops Game
Police Called and Stop Upstate High School Hoops Game
Tuesday night, Syracuse police were called to break up a fight on the basketball court of Henninger High School. Henninger was playing Syracuse Academy of Science in basketball. When police are called to high schools, it is never a good thing. When they are called to high school basketball games to break up a fight, you scratch your head to try to understand. As in many cases, the fight on the court that resulted in a call to police, allegedly did not involve any players in the game.