Tony Griffo

A Nutley, NJ native, Tony is Seton Hall University graduate currently in his 20th year as a history teacher. Has coached a variety of sports at the high school level and is a fan of the Mets, Knicks, Giants and Rangers, Seton Hall and Notre Dame. Tony will be covering mostly the New York Rangers and Seton Hall Athletics for DoubleGSports.com.

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By Tony Griffo On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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NY Ranger Prospects Close out Traverse City Tourney with a 6-3 loss to Minnesota

The 2014 Traverse City Prospect Tournament has come to a close for the NY Rangers, as they drop their last game to the Minnesota Wild prospects by a score of 6-3.  They finish with 1 win, 1 loss and 2 OT loses. The More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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SHU Lady Pirates Tie Columbia 0-0

For the 3rd straight match, the Seton Hall Lady Pirates soccer team went to OT, this time a 0-0 draw with the Lady Lions of Columbia. The Lady Pirates unscored upon streak is now up to 361 minutes, thanks mostly More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Ranger Prospects go to OT for third straight night at Traverse City Tourney

For the third straight game at the Traverse City Prospect Tournament, the Ranger prospects went into OT.  This time they lost again, as Alex Nedeljkovic scored on a deflected shot that evaded Brandon Halverson More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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NY Ranger Training Camp Opens on Thursday 9/18

Training Camp for the NY Rangers will open this Thursday at the MSG Training Center.  All players invited will undergo a physical and there will be no ice time for anyone. HC Alain Vigneault will speak to the press More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Manosalvas Named Big East Offensive Player of the Week

Seton Hall redshirt senior midfielder Victory Manosalvas scored three goals in two games last week to win for the first time in his career, the Big East Offensive Player of the Week award. He is also the first More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Illissa Blackshear Named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll

(Via SHUPirates.com) With two straight Double OT shutouts (Princeton and Army) Seton Hall University goalkeeper Illissa Blackshear is selected to the Big East Women’s Soccer Weekly Honor Roll. Illissa now More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Saint John, Blackshear lead Lady Pirates over Army in Double OT

Another Double OT game for the Lady Pirates, BUT this time they emerge victorious, thanks mainly to a freshman and a sophomore. The freshman is Jackie Saint John, who scored her first career goal in the 104th minute More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Ranger Prospects Defeat Sabres Prospects 2-1 in OT

The NY Ranger prospects faced off in their second game in the Traverse City Prospect Tournament against the Buffalo Sabres prospects and for the second time went to OT. But this time, the Rangers scored while skating More...

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By Tony Griffo On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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SHU Women’s Volleyball win 2 out of 3 in West Virginia

Senior Stacey Manthorpe logged three consecutive Double-doubles, as the Lady Pirates go two for three over the weekend in Morgantown. In a sweep over Montana (25-13, 25-15, 25-18) Stacey tallied 11 kills and a match More...

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By Tony Griffo On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Seton Hall Freshman Katie Kim wins Singles Championship at Quinnipiac

(Via SHUPirates.com) SHU Ladies Tennis is in good hands for the next four years, as two freshmen made it all the way to the B flight Singles Final at the Quinnipiac Invitational this weekend. Both Katie Kim and More...

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By Tony Griffo On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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SH Men’s Soccer: Pirates lose, as Tigers net Game Winner with 28 seconds Left

(Via SHUPirates.com) In the highest scoring game of the season, the Pirates lose to Princeton, as Julian Griggs scores with 28 seconds remaining on the clock.  The stunning loss took away from two goals scored More...

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By Tony Griffo On Saturday, September 13th, 2014
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Seton Hall Lady Pirates off to a Very Quick Start at Quinnipiac

All seven of the Lady Pirates playing in the Quinnipiac Invitational advanced to at least the Quarterfinal Round after completion of play on Friday. Juniors Hannah Liljekvist and Julia Keenan won their two double More...