Bonnies picked ninth at Media Day; Stockard named to second team

Bonnies picked ninth at Media Day; Stockard named to second team

By CHUCKIE MAGGIO Before heading to Brooklyn for Atlantic 10 Media Day on Thursday, St. Bonaventure men’s basketball coach Mark Schmidt was prepared for a low ranking in the league’s preseason poll. “And rightfully so. We’re not gonna be picked in the top half,” Schmidt remarked during SBU’s on-campus media availability on Wednesday. The 12th-year […]

Column: Bonnies keep constructing “Putnam Pipeline”

Column: Bonnies keep constructing “Putnam Pipeline”

A Bonaventure commitment announcement, before social media and before the Bonnies were a relevant basketball team again, used to be an understated affair. The school would issue a press release to announce the new recruit, the local newspaper would acknowledge the news with a few paragraphs and most fans wouldn’t see or think about the player until November…

Pineda earns victory as Wings and Sox split doubleheader

Pineda earns victory as Wings and Sox split doubleheader

Pineda, who signed with the Minnesota Twins in December and is making a comeback from July 2017 Tommy John surgery, will not be rushed into major league action by a non-contending Twins club. His rehab starts for sub-.500 Rochester don’t carry any postseason implications, either. The only goal for the 29-year-old is to continue returning to form, like the eight wins he picked up in 12 decisions as a Yankee before being sidelined last year…

Bonnies basketball August notebook

Bonnies basketball August notebook

The dog days of summer will keep the Bonnies waiting, but the NCAA did shorten the lull by approving an earlier start to the college season. SBU’s current season countdowns stand as follows: 46 days until the first day of practice (Sept. 24), 84 days until the exhibition game against Alfred (Nov. 2) and 89 days until opening night against Bucknell (Nov. 7)…