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  • Saturday, August 11, 2018

    Weekly Legislative Update

    The Legion’s New York Legislative Committee provides an update on issues and what the Legion urges NY State to act on. See the Aug. 10th update here.

  • Friday, August 03, 2018

    42nd Infantry Band Performs Across New York State

    The U.S. Army’s 42nd Infantry Division Band is playing free concerts across New York State in August.

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  • Wednesday, August 01, 2018

    Rockland Pirates Are the New York American Legion Baseball Champions

    Rockland Pirates

    Rockland Pirates show their excitement at winning the state baseball title.

    The players of District 9 Champ Rockland County Pirates Post 130 are the New York American Legion Baseball Champions. This is the third consecutive year Rockland claimed the state title.

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  • Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    Rayson-Miller Takes 2 Wins to Advance in State Tournament

    UTICA — District 7 Champ Rayson-Miller Post 899 won both games Tuesday and advances to Wednesday’s final round against undefeated District 9 Champ Rockland Pirates Post 130 in the New York State American Legion Baseball Championships.

    In game 12, Rayson-Miller defeated District 4 Champ Clinton County Mariners Post 1619, 12 to 3; then overcame District 8 Champ Depew Post 1528, 6 to 3, in the nighttime game 13.

    The championship round(s) begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday. If Rockland loses, then they will face off one more time at 12:30 p.m. to see who can claim the state championship title.

    The tournament takes place at Murnane Field’s Donovan Stadium.

  • Field of Play Narrows with 2 Games to Go Before Wednesday’s Final Round

    UTICA — The field of play in the New York State American Legion Baseball Championships has narrowed to four teams.

    In game 12 scheduled for 4 p.m. today, District 4 Champ Clinton County Mariners Post 1619, squares off against District 7 Champ Rayson-Miller Post 899. Both teams have won two of their three tournament games.

    The winner of that contest faces District 8 Champ Depew Post 1528 in game 13 scheduled for 7 tonight. Depew also has won two of its three games.

    The championship round(s) takes place Wednesday, with District 9 Champ Rockland Pirates Post 130, undefeated in the tournament, squaring off against the winner of game 13 at 10 a.m.. And then, if needed to claim the title, the winner of game 14 faces the loser of game 14.

    The tournament takes place at Murnane Field’s Donovan Stadium.

  • Monday, July 30, 2018

    Rockland Grabs 3rd Win; Clinton County, Rayson-Miller Score 2nd Wins on 3rd Day of Tournament

    UTICA (Murnane Field, Donovan Stadium) — Clinton County Mariners Post 1619 scored its second win in game 9 of the American Legion State Baseball Championships Monday afternoon against Schenectady County Indians, 4 to 3. That leaves Clinton with 2 wins and 1 loss, and Schenectady with 1 win and 2 losses.

    Rayson-Miller Post 899 downed Utica Post 229, 5 to 1, in game 10, picking up a second win and leaving Utica with one win and two losses.

    In nightime game 11, Rockland Pirates Post 130 grabbed its third win in three days, beating Depew Post 1528, 9 to 5. Depew has two wins and one loss.