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Articles by Daniel Ynfante

Softball’s Shutout Streak Reaches Four

April 5, 2017

There’s an old adage in baseball that says you can never have too much pitching. But what if you actually can? For Tom Pardalis, head coach of the Manhattan College softball team, too much pitching is a problem he is content with having. The [...]

Crunch Time for the Jaspers

February 8, 2017

It’s an adage, Steve Masiello has repeated frequently in his six-year tenure as head coach of Manhattan College’s men’s basketball team. “It’s February, it’s time for Manhattan to be Manhattan,” Masiello said on Saturday after a 68-67 [...]

Jaspers Drop Rivalry Game to Iona

January 18, 2017

Few things changed when Manhattan and Iona faced off on Tuesday night. There was still the customary packed Draddy Gymnasium. There was an electric crowd with some fans wearing hard hats, others wearing their Manhattan gear and there were two teams [...]

Jaspers Drop Home Opener to Winthrop

November 15, 2016

Perhaps it was the 8:45 a.m. start. Maybe the early season rust. But the Jaspers struggled, and they did so on both ends of the court against the Winthrop Eagles. The Jaspers shot 40 percent from the field and committed 16 turnovers in their 94-81 [...]

The Perils of the NCAA Tournament

November 9, 2016

On March 20, 2014, the Manhattan College men’s basketball team stood on the hardwood floor of the Amway Center in Orlando. Some players cried, others lowered their heads. The Jaspers had just been defeated 71-64 in the second round of the NCAA [...]