How Is Your Basketball Knowledge: Opening Night

KHS Boys Basketball 2014-15 Team Photo


It’s opening night for  boys basketball season.  Varsity opens tonight at the Field House vs Minisink at 7:00pm.  Roster and team picture are on the Tiger Nation!

Do you know when the first basketball game was played at the field house.  Who was it against?

Coach Rienzo dug up an unbelievable article(s) giving all the details…

Click here to for the answers and a little nostalgia!

It’s Basketball Season…

Carpenter and Chambers


With tryouts just finishing up, it’s time to test the community out on basketball trivia!

Anybody know these guys?

Here is a photo of Larry Carpenter (Father of recent football/basketball player Corey Carpenter), Coach Rienzo, and Corey Chambers from the 1974-75 Team

The 74-75 team was the DCSL Champions and Section One Finalists who lost to Lincoln of Yonkers in the finals 60-58 at the Westchester County Center.
Larry Carpenter  was 1st Team All-Freeman and DCSL.
Corey Chambers was Player of the Year for Freeman and DCSL.
Coach Rienzo was Coach of the Year for Freeman and DCSL too.
Larry  Carpenter was also selected for the Section One All-Tournament Team: we believe he was the only DCSL player chosen for that honor.
41 years ago…

A Heartbreaker: The End of a Memorable Season

There are never words to describe the end of a season: especially when it was so close.  The Tiger nation was representin’ with 2 full busses of students, and many others riding with relatives, and friends.  Tiger Nation alumini were there, and our newest Tiger Nation fan, C. Williams from Highland.

It was truly an emotional, up and down game, from beginning to end.  Rather than recap the game, let’s just end it with this…

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Section 9 Champs

Boys Take Section 9 Championship
Awesome! That is all we can say. And as usual, the Tiger nation was in full effect. Props to the FDR fans…they were pretty good.  But not like the Tiger Nation.  Besides the dominant performance by the team, the student section did their “thang”: the newspapers for the intro, the Kingston chant, Shantyce Broadhead hoisted up by the cheerleaders, the guy in green (who was that?) with the fantastic dancing, the new “winning team loosing team” chant, and the famous “I believe chants.

Great stories and pictures also on
Kingston rips Roosevelt for Class AA title

Gleason: Kingston title extra sweet for coach Kelder & his mom