Pearl River Re-hires Fired Baseball/Football Coach

The Pearl River Varsity football and baseball coach who was inexplicably fired last month has been rehired by the district. Students and parents were mobilized after Mike Oliva was let go with no explanation following Pearl River’s first baseball sectional championship in decades.

North Rockland NYFD Chief to be Honored by Mets

Michael Fahy, the North Rockland NYFD fire chief who died last September after an explosion in the Bronx, will be honored before tonight’s Mets game. His children are going to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, thanks to the group “Answer the Call” which aids the families of city firefighters and other first responders killed in the line of duty. His son threw out the first pitch at a Mets game last October, and again during spring training in Florida earlier this year.

South Nyack Sportscasting legend, Bob Wolff, Dies at 96

South Nyack resident and sportscasting legend Bob Wolff, best known for being the voice of the New York Knicks’ championships in the 70s and Yankees pitcher Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series, died Saturday at the age of 96. Wolff is listed with Guinness World Records as the longest-running TV and radio sportscaster – he was on the airwaves for 78 years.

North Rockland Sports: Boys Bowling / Girls Track

(Audio) Congratulations to the North Rockland boys bowling team and the girls track team that won the states. Supervisor Howard Phillips says the teams were honored in a parade last week, and he’s super-proud…

Audio clip: Howard Phillips

Boulders Off Last Night Jackals This Morning

The Rockland Boulders were off last night – this morning they meet the New Jersey Jackals at Palisades Credit Union Park. Game starts at 11am.

Boulders 8, Capitales 1

The Rockland Boulders rolled out to a 6-0 lead after 1 ½ innings of play and went on to an 8-1 win over the Quebec Capitales. Tonight Rockland is at Trois-Rivières – the game starts at 7:05 p.m.

Capitales 6, Boulders 4

Scoring in five of the eight innings, the Capitales held off the Boulders for a 6-4 win in Quebec on Wednesday. Tonight the Boulders are at Quebec one more time. Game starts at 7:05pm

Capitales 6, Boulders 3

The Quebec Capitales took an early lead and never trailed on their way to a 6-3 win against the Rockland Boulders. Tonight the Boulder are at Quebec. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

Boulders 14, Aigles 3

The Rockland Boulders turned a three-run lead into a 10-run with a seven-run seventh inning and went to top the Trois-Rivieres Aigles 14-3. Seven different Boulders combined for 14 hits in the game including 3B Mike Fransoso who went 3-for-4 and RF Mike Montville, who had a monster game at the plate. Montville went 2-for-4 and both of his hits were home runs – he hit a two-run shot in the fourth and a grand slam in the pivotal seventh. 1B Jared Schlehuber, who went 2-for-5 with three RBI, hit a two-run double earlier in the seventh. For the Aigles, C Kyle Lafrenz went 2-for-3 with two RBI. Tonight the Boulders are in Quebec – game starts at 7:05 p.m.  (reprint: http://canamleague.com/)

Boulders 6 Miners 3

The Rockland Boulders out hit Sussex County 13-6 en route to their 6-3 win over the Miners. SS Junior Arrojo had an excellent night going 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI to lead the offense. Starter Richard Salazar improved to 5-2 throwing seven innings, allowing three earned runs while striking out nine. For Sussex County, LF Carl Thomore  went 3-for-5 with three runs scored.  Tonight it’s Boulders & the Trois Riveres at Palisades Credit Union Park. Game starts 7 p.m.  (reprint: http://canamleague.com/)

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

Please click on the image below to view all snow closings for Rockland County.