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The honors roll in for Western New York's boys basketball talents as the New York State Sportswriters announced its all-state teams for Classes B, C and D. Willard Anderson of East was named co-state Player of the Year in Class D along with Moriah's Dylan Trombley. Anderson led the Panthers past Moriah in the state championship game – snapping the Vikings' 45-game wi…

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BINGHAMTON – If longtime baseball play-by-play-voice John Sterling had been at the mic to wrap up the conclusion of Saturday night's East Panthers triumph, the words escaping his lips might have sounded a little bit like this. New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association boys' basketball tournament: over. Moriah's 45-game winning streak: over. The East …

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BINGHAMTON – East didn't need to rely on another strong fourth quarter to pull out a victory Friday morning. The Panthers had victory in hand long before the start of the final period of the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association Class D boys basketball semifinal. OK. East pretty much had the triumph wrapped up by halftime as the clash at Floyd L. Maine…

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Starling Bryant has never been to Binghamton. He hears Floyd L. Maines Arena is a fine place for a boys basketball game. Of course, if one happens to be a coach of a high school team that is just two wins away from winning a New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association championship it doesn't really matter where the games are being played so long as your team…

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The fourth quarter has been East's time to shine all season. With a berth to the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association boys basketball semifinals on the line, the Panthers did just that once again in the final eight minutes. East (18-6) turned a close game into a rout by crafting another big finish as the Section VI champions defeated Section V coun…

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Willard Anderson was a freshman role player the last time East won a Section VI boys basketball title. The Panthers secured the Class B-2 three-peat in 2015 at Buffalo State and haven’t been back to the Championship Week venue since. Due to drops in classification to C the last two years and D this season, East’s championship road has had to go through Jamestown Communit…

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Ty Parker knows there’s a learning process for players new to the varsity game, especially when it comes to his young Health Sciences boys basketball team. There are three freshmen, two sophomores, three juniors and two seniors in the Falcons’ rotation, and in Parker’s eyes, the only way they’re going to get up to speed is by playing against the best teams the area has …