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    Panthers geared up for semifinal game

    After weather-related delays, Hoosick boys ready for Ravena
    03/05/2015 08:31 PM EST
    HOOSICK, N.Y. >> A sturdy roof and some clear weather means the Hoosick Falls Central School boys basketball team can finally get in its game against Ravena in the Section II, Class B tournament, and the Panthers couldn't be more excited to finally play their semifinal contest. "We get more shots up during the week, so we get to critique it and get our gameplan down," Hoosick senior Austin 
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    BBA aiming to install turf field
    03/05/2015 08:31 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> The existing grass field in front of Burr and Burton Academy that has hosted numerous athletic events throughout the years may soon become a thing of the past. According to the school's headmaster, Mark Tashjian, BBA is currently in the middle of a capital campaign to construct a turf field, which is expected to cost somewhere between $1 and $1. Full Story

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    BOSTON -- According to media reports, the Boston Red Sox have outbid several Major League Baseball teams for the services of a talented Cuban teenager. Full Story
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    BOSTON >> Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he "would love to" give the truck he got for winning his third Super Bowl MVP to defensive back Malcolm Butler. Full Story
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    BOSTON (AP) -- Brad Stevens didn't think the first play would work. The second one turned out perfectly. Full Story




     
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    Panthers geared up for semifinal game

    After weather-related delays, Hoosick boys ready for Ravena
    03/05/2015 08:31 PM EST
    HOOSICK, N.Y. >> A sturdy roof and some clear weather means the Hoosick Falls Central School boys basketball team can finally get in its game against Ravena in the Section II, Class B tournament, and the Panthers couldn't be more excited to finally play their semifinal contest. "We get more shots up during the week, so we get to critique it and get our gameplan down," Hoosick senior Austin 
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    BBA aiming to install turf field
    03/05/2015 08:31 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> The existing grass field in front of Burr and Burton Academy that has hosted numerous athletic events throughout the years may soon become a thing of the past. According to the school's headmaster, Mark Tashjian, BBA is currently in the middle of a capital campaign to construct a turf field, which is expected to cost somewhere between $1 and $1. Full Story

    Panthers roll into Class B championship game
    03/04/2015 11:39 PM EST - AVERILL PARK, N.Y. >> On paper, it looked like the No. 5 Ichabod Crane Riders would give the No. 1 Hoosick Falls Central School inside presence — a strength all year long for the Panthers and coach Eamonn DeGraaf — trouble with players at 6-foot-2, 6-foot and 5-foot-10. But the aggressiveness was the difference as Hoosick Falls outscored Ichabod Crane in every quarter of a 55-35 Full Story

    Glens Falls Civic Center collapses, forces boys basketball playoffs to move
    03/04/2015 09:23 PM EST - GLENS FALLS >> After a portion of the Glens Falls Civic Center collapsed on Tuesday night, the arena has been closed indefinitely. With the damage to the Civic Center, Section II has moved the upcoming boys basketball sectional games from the arena. The Class A and remaining Class D semifinals are all taking place Thursday night. Full Story

    Bruins legend Ray Bourque to play in North Adams on Friday
    03/04/2015 09:23 PM EST - NORTH ADAMS >> A big week for hockey in Berkshire County reaches its peak in Friday's opening round of the Bay State Winter Games masters ice hockey tournament. Boston Bruins legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Ray Bourque will take to the ice with the Berkshire Shamrocks team at 7 p.m. Friday, playing with the 50-plus division locals against the Center Ice squad from Fall River. Full Story

    Spencer garners swim honor
    03/04/2015 09:22 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> On March 1, the Berkshire Swim league announced its annual award winners, and several Mount Anthony swimmers were honored. For the girls, Phebe Hall and Paige Marion were selected as All-Berkshire members for the 200 medley relay team, with Hall earning a spot in the breaststroke position, while Paige Marion was given the spot for the freestyle. Full Story

    BBA boys, girls alpine teams take second at States
    03/04/2015 09:22 PM EST - PERU/LUDLOW >> Behind Sanderson Kemp, the Burr and Burton Academy girls alpine ski team took second place at the Vermont State Championships for the second consecutive year. Kemp became the state champion in the slalom event finishing with a two-run combined time of 1:15.93 held at Bromley on Monday and followed that up with a second place finish in the giant slalom at Okemo on Tuesday with Full Story

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    Hans Zimmer on scoring TV boxing show; playing with Pharrell

    NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer is known for powerful scores for such films as "Inception," ''Gladiator" and "The Dark Night. Full Story
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    Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after plane crash

    The “Star Wars” actor broke his arm and pelvis Thursday when he crash-landed his small plane on a golf course near the Santa Monica Airport.