HP JV Bball vs Cooperstown

HP lost 72-71 in overtime to Cooperstown. Eric played much of the game; scoring 4 points by making 2 free throws and a floater in the lane.

HP JV Bball @ Herkimer

Eric made two free throws in the HP JV Basketball game; making it a two possession game with 10 seconds to play. His only points as HP wins 57 -50 in their season opener.

Ponds, Canoe Camping, Garden, Tendonitis

To celebrate graduation from middle school Eric hosted a small party with 8 or nine of his buddies. After much waffling about the possibility of rain and alternative rain dates we went ahead and had the party on Friday night with a bonfire and pizza. We had a lot of fire wood from cleaning out […]

Early June Roundup

On Memorial Day Weekend Mark & Danielle hosted a Hay / Muller picnic. We drove to the Hays and dropped off Eric and then picked up Barb and Joe in Albany getting back to the Hays at 12:30. Barbara really enjoyed getting out among family and the weather was perfect for a picnic.

Eric […]

Mohawk Valley Elite Shootout

MVE played in three games this past weekend; losing by 2 points to a 9th grade/JV team from Waterville with 8 seconds left; losing by 6 points to Rome Select in a game that had MVE trailing, but threatening the entire game and finally to Amsterdam when the team missed many, many easy shots.


Madness on The Mohawk Basketball Tournament

For the second weekend in a row, Eric played in an AAU basketball tournament as part of his Mohawk Valley Elite team.

vs Amsterdam Select at St. Gabriels Gym in Rotterdam vs Goddard Riverside at the Duanesburg YMCA vs Galway at Amsterdam High School

The score was tied 28-28 vs Amsterdam Select and then MVE […]

Rising Stars Tournament

Eric’s Mohawk Valley Elite team entered the ‘B’ pool of the local Rising Stars Tournament sponsored by D Squad. They lost overwhelmingly to Central Western (Green) (from Weedsport) and narrowly beat the Midstate Wolfpack (from Sherburne Earlville) on Saturday. Sunday morning they beat Midstate Wolfpack 46-21 and then lost narrowly to Central Western.


2017 HP 8th Grade Basketball Season

Eric and his teammates had an undefeated season playing 9 games vs Remsen, Old Forge, ADK, West Canada Valley and Little Falls. Eric was on the starting unit primarily playing as a 2 guard. The team followed a A / B format meaning the starting unit usually played quarters 1 & 3 and the 2nd […]

HP 8th Grade Basketball vs Remsen

It has been a rough week for the HP Middle School. Eric’s 1st 8th grade basketball game, scheduled for last weekend, was canceled by Little Falls due to threat of snow or missing school bus or something. This Thursday he had a 2 hour delay, but managed to play their 1st game vs Remsen and […]

Eric’s 14th Birthday

Eric turned 14 on Saturday January 7th. Eric and I went to an SU game vs Pittsburgh. SU basketball has been a roller coaster this early season, with proclamations by Coach Boeheim of the talent and depth of the team; early blowouts vs non-conference foes and losses against good teams (South Carolina and Wisconsin) and […]