Last week, Pearl River Patch wrote about Pearl River High School rising junior heading into the Basketball Coaches' Association of New York Tournament.
The BCANY Tournament was just the latest part of a busy summer for Dgnan The 6-foot-8 forward is already fielding offers from Division I college programs even with two full seasons left to play in high school.
Degnan scored 56 points in four games to help the Hudson Valley team win the Basketball Coaches' Association of New York Tournament.
Degnan turned in his best game in Sunday's semifinals, scoring 24 points and grabbing 15 rebounds in a 78-69 victory over Mid-Hudson. Degnan played with top players from Section 1 as they faced top talent from all over New York.
(Editor's note: The pictures of Degnan attached to this report are from his sophomore season at Pearl River.)
That was just one of the the stories on Pearl River Patch this past week.
- Families packed the grounds at Veteran's Memorial Park Friday in Orangeburg for the annual . In addition to the showing of Dolphin's Tale, attractions to the event included live music, a magician, face-painting, balloon animals, food, bouncy castles, community awareness and safety with the Sparkill Fire Department.
- early Tuesday morning. The animal escaped from a nearby stable and even briefly made it onto Route 303.
- Tuesday afternoon, , which would have required schools to take family and cultural background into account in the placement of special education students. The proposed legislation had drawn heavy criticism from educators and other groups statewide.
- State officials reported that the . The toll on the TZ Bridge is currently $5, $4.75 with an E-Z Pass.
- Rockland Industrial Development Agency Chairman Eric Dranoff, Esq. and Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef held an official welcome for .
- Frank Peverly, vice president of operations for Tuesday regarding upgrades O&R has made in since the major outages caused by Tropical Storm Irene and the winter storm last October.
- Pearl River resident , a former minor league baseball player, continues his contribution to youth sports in the area with the Rockland Rampage under-11 travel team. Gorman is also the varsity baseball coach at Albertus Magnus.
- July 27 and 28 in Houston, TX.
- The returned home from the 2012 KSA Events National Football Summer 7's at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida