Ashley Purdy

Sports Editor


178 Articles


Commentary: Anabolic steroids undermine the value we find in sports

The idea that anabolic steroid use is detrimental to sports is far from new. We were raised with forefingers waggled in our noses, the cry ‘Drugs are bad!’ ringing in our ears. ...


Baseball swept by Maine over weekend, falls to last place in conference standings

The Binghamton baseball team rebounded from last weekend’s series sweep with a 6-5 walk-off win over Siena on Tuesday, only to be swept again over the weekend by America East-rival Maine at ...


Men's basketball signs two recruits at guard, remains short on height

As multiple Division I men’s basketball coaches have remarked this season, recruiting has turned into a year-round job. For Binghamton’s coaching staff, the trend is no different. ...


Seniors Blanden, Thomas, four-year starters in baseball's outfield, push each other to new heights

Last week, Zach Blanden topped out the America East in four offensive categories. He was first in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and runs scored. Right behind him was fellow senior ...


BU honors student-athletes at awards banquet, 13 distinguished for success, contributions

At the awards banquet, select standouts from the more than 400 student-athletes at Binghamton were honored for athletic, academic and career achievement as well as individual perseverance and community service involvement. ...


Baseball's head coach Sinicki earns 500th career win with victories over NYIT

Head coach Tim Sinicki was just two shy of his 500th career win entering the weekend. With his team emerging victorious, 2-1, out of its three-game series at NYIT, Binghamton’s longest-tenured coach ...


Former WNBA star Rebecca Lobo delivers keynote address at 10th-annual CWA Luncheon

The event, which boasted Lobo as its featured speaker, drew a record-setting attendance this year with over 550 attendees. Since its inception in 2006, the luncheon has also raised over $250,000 for ...


On women's lacrosse, Kiviat, seniors to play in final game of 2015 with an eye on the future

Win or lose, the Binghamton women’s lacrosse team’s 2015 campaign ends Saturday. ...


Albany delivers in the clutch, takes two of three from BU baseball team

In its second home outing of 2014-15, the Binghamton baseball team narrowly lost a series with Albany this weekend, 2-1. ...


After two seasons shortened by injury, Madray set to transfer from Binghamton

Sophomore forward Nick Madray is transferring from Binghamton University, the athletics department announced in an email on Tuesday. ...