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Parting Schotts

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Three Union players, one from RPI honored by ECAC Hockey

Three Union players and one from RPI were honored by ECAC Hockey on Friday. Senior forward Daniel Ciampini was named to the All-ECACH first team. Ciampini, who was named a Hobey Baker Award top-10 finalist Thursday, was the second-leading scorer in the league with 17 goals and 10 assists in ...
Friday, March 20, 2015

Saturday's NCAA tournament schedule

Here are Saturday's third-round NCAA men's basketball games and where you can watch them. Tip Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst/Reporter 12:10 p.m. CBS Louisville I UCLA vs. UAB Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel/Allie LaForce After Conc. I CBS Louisville II Kentucky vs. Cincinnati Lundquist/ Spanarkel/LaForce 5:15 p.m. CBS Portland I Arizona vs. Ohio ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015

TWCS to televise state H.S. basketball finals

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will televise the championship games from the boys' and girls' state basketball tournament. All of the boys' finals from the Glens Falls Civic Center will be on TWCS-50/323. There are three finals on Saturday: the Class D game is 5:30 p.m., the Class C game is ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Harvard's Vesey named ECACH Media Association Player of the Year

Harvard junior forward Jimmy Vesey has been named the ECAC Hockey Media Association’s Player of the Year, while St. Lawrence freshman goalie Kyle Hayton earned two awards. Vesey led the conference in scoring with 18 goals and 16 assists. His 34 points doubled what he produced last year. He was ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Union's Ciampini named Hobey Baker finalist

Union senior forward Daniel Ciampini has been named a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, it was announced Thursday morning. Ciampini becomes the third Union player to be named a top-10 finalist, joining goalie Troy Grosenick (2012) and defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere (2014). Ciampini tied for the team lead in ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Union's Ciampini signs with Worcester

Union hockey senior right winger Daniel Ciampini has signed an amateur tryout contract with the Worcester Sharks on Wednesday. He is expected to play tonight, when the Sharks face the Hershey Bears. Ciampini had 50 points and shared the Union scoring lead this season with Mike Vecchione. The 50 points ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The 2014-15 Daily Gazette ECAC Hockey awards

My ballot is complete. After much debate and soul searching, I have finally decided on the 2014-15 Daily Gazette ECAC Hockey award winners. The winners are based on their performance during the conference regular season. Here we go. Player of the Year — Jimmy Vesey, Harvard I went back and ...
Monday, March 16, 2015

Vitale joins WTMM-FM as NCAA tourney insider

ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale will serve as an NCAA tournament insider for ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team's (WTMM-FM) "Armen and Levack" show during March Madness, the station announced late Monday afternoon. Vitale will be on the show Mondays and Thursday at 5:15 p.m. “Capital Region sports fans deserve ...
Monday, March 16, 2015

College Hockey Slap Schotts: ECACH tourney semifinals preview

And then there were four. Quinnipiac, St. Lawrence, Colgate and Harvard are on their way to Lake Placid for the ECAC Hockey tournament semifinals. We almost had an Empire State vs. Nutmeg State semifinal, but Harvard spoiled that by beating Yale in double overtime Sunday night in the deciding game ...
Monday, March 16, 2015

NCAA men's basketball TV schedule for first two rounds

UAlbany opens the NCAA men's basketball tournament against Oklahoma in the second round at 7:27 p.m. on truTV. The game will also be on FOX Sports 980 (WOFX-AM). The tournament tips off Tuesday. Here is the TV schedule for the first two rounds. First-Round Games Tuesday Tip Network Site Game ...

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