All posts by Rich Corozine

Matt Spireng: a poetic epiphany

Matt Spireng: a poetic epiphany

“It (poetry) just hits me, an image or a phrase, and it starts to write itself. Most of my ideas come just when I’m going off to sleep, when my conscious-mind, my analytical and logical mind, is dozing off and sleep brings things, other things, out, brings things to a head, the unconscious, and I write them down…”

New Paltz softball wins first-ever MHAL title

New Paltz softball wins first-ever MHAL title

It took 16 innings of high-pressure softball — a regulation seven to dispose of FDR 2-1 and another extra inning-nine to beat Ellenville 3-0 — but New Paltz softball, with a brand new coach and a starting lineup with five freshmen, rode the brilliant performances of junior righthander Jill Harrison to win its first-ever MHAL championship.