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Mike Dougherty

The Journal News

White Plains, NY, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

CHSAA basketball: Stepinac turns the table on Hayes to win Intersectional championship

Boogie Fland earned tournament MVP honors, scoring 22 of his 30 points in the first half for Stepinac . → Read More

Boys basketball: Valhalla's winningest season comes to an end in regional final

The Vikings only other loss this season came on Jan. 13 to Briarcliff. → Read More

Boys basketball: Vote now for the lohud Player of the Week

There are five quality finalists to pick from, all of whom earned MVP honors when their teams won Section 1 titles over the weekend. → Read More

Boys basketball: North Rockland celebrates its first-ever Section 1 Class AA championship

The Red Raiders had not won a boys basketball championship since joining Section 1 in the late 1980s. → Read More

Boys basketball: Andrew Violante takes center stage, leads Somers to Class A title game

The junior guard delivered 27 points, putting Somers within reach of the second championship in program history. The first title came in 1992. → Read More

Boys basketball: Byram Hills slams the door on Hastings and moves on to Class B final

Tyson Repa provided the offensive spark while Sean Siegel set the example on the defensive end for the Bobcats. → Read More

Westchester County Center officially re-opened for basketball and business

The last event hosted at the White Plains landmark ahead of the pandemic shutdown was the 2020 Section 1 basketball tournament. → Read More

Boys basketball: Tappan Zee senior Jack Maloney took advantage of a moment in overtime

He scored eight points in the first 32 minutes of play, then got eight more in the first 85 seconds over the overtime. → Read More

Boys basketball: Here are the 2022-23 all-section, all-conference honorees

The honorees will be celebrated by the Lower Hudson Basketball Coaches Association next month at their annual dinner. → Read More

Boys basketball: Here are the CHSAA All-League picks for the 2022-23 season

Boogie Fland led Stepinac to a share of the New York league title. A.J. Rodriguez helped Iona Prep down the Crusaders for the first time in four years. → Read More

Rye Neck tops Briarcliff in Class B quarterfinal

Rye Neck rolled to a 56-23 win over Briarcliff in a Section 1 Class B quarterfinal on Feb. 21, 2023. → Read More

High school football: Here are the scholar-athletes who made the Golden Dozen cut

The Westchester Chapter of the National Football Foundation will honor these student-athletes at a banquet where scholarships will be awarded. → Read More

Boys basketball stats: Here are the final regular-season leaders

These are the players who fill up stat sheets every single game. → Read More

Boys basketball: Iona Prep adds to hard-earned momentum with comeback win at Mount Vernon

Blaise New and A.J. Rodriguez helped the Gaels erase a 10-point deficit in the final minutes of regulation. → Read More

Section 1 approves return to County Center for boys and girls basketball championships

There are sites in place just in case the ongoing work cannot be completed before championship week is scheduled to begin. → Read More

Golf: Colin Burns leaves Winged Foot to help set a new standard at The Apogee Club

Burns spent 31 years as general manager at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, overseeing renovations and helping the club host three major championships. → Read More

High school basketball: Section 1 tournament on track for a County Center return

The Westchester County Center was reconfigured to provide potential overflow hospital beds in April 2020. It later served as a vaccination site. → Read More

Boys basketball: North Rockland grinds Fox Lane to a halt

The Foxes did not have a field goal after the final minute of the third quarter. They also had three turnovers down the stretch. → Read More

Boys basketball: Vote now for the lohud Player of the Week

We have 10 finalists to pick from for the Boys Basketball Player of the Week. See what they got done last week and vote for your favorite. → Read More

Boys basketball: Boogie Fland has a career night, leads Stepinac to an overtime win

The highly-regard junior guard also got timely help down the stretch from Hassan Koureissi and Ben Lyttle. → Read More