PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Sports fans in Peekskill had plenty to talk about in the past 12 months, from hometown heroes to deep playoff runs. Here are the top sports stories from Peekskill in 2012 :
Red Devils Shocked At The County Center
The Peekskill High School boys’ basketball team reached the semifinals of the Section 1 Class A tournament in March. Unfortunately, Poughkeepsie pulled off a stunning upset of Peekskill, 56-55, to prematurely end the Red Devils’ season.
NBA Player Returns Home
Former Peekskill High School basketball player and current Dallas Maverick Elton Brand returned home in August to lead a basketball clinic at his old school. Brand led his annual clinic alongside Peekskill head coach Lou Panzanaro.