Category Archives: Sports

Eagles hit milestones

By MIKE SMITH Over the past week, a duo of Eastchester players reached significant milestones, as goalie Katie Feigenbaum notched her 600th career save and just six days later teammate Jordyn DiCostanzo became the first 200-goal scorer in the program’s history.  On April 24, DiCostanzo scored five goals in a 17-12 loss to Edgemont to […]

Rugby a hit at Rye

By MIKE SMITH Varsity rugby might be relatively new at Rye, but so far, the sport has been embraced by the student body. With dozens of athletes currently participating in the program—and with all three of Rye’s teams having early success, it appears that rugby could be here to stay.  The rugby program, which was […]

Huskies host memorial game

On May 2, the Harrison baseball team will host the inaugural Andrew Gurgitano Memorial Game when it hosts the rival Rye Garnets at Silver Lake Park in West Harrison. Gurgitano, a pitcher on the Huskies’ baseball team, died suddenly last November. He was a diligent student and an outstanding role model. His passions in life […]

Huskies streak ends at 10

By MIKE SMITH Coming into the year with a relatively young team hasn’t slowed down Harrison’s lacrosse squad one bit, as the Huskies won their 10th straight game with a hard-fought 8-6 win over Scarsdale on April 24. Matt McLaughlin and Owen Van Tongeren each had three goals in the comeback win for the Huskies […]

Tigers win sixth straight

By MIKE SMITH With an 11-7 victory over Ursuline on April 28, the Mamaroneck Tigers improved to 10-1 on the year and pushed their latest win streak to six consecutive games. Everything seems to be coming together for the Tigers who are closing in on a league title and will likely enter the Class A […]

Tigers outlast New Ro

By MIKE SMITH A highly anticipated pitcher’s duel lived up to expectations on April 21, when Mamaroneck and New Rochelle’s aces went head-to-head in the first matchup of the season between the league foes. In the end, it was Mamaroneck—and southpaw Kumar Nambiar—who walked away with a 2-1 extra innings win, as the Tigers outlasted […]

Rye Athlete of the week: George Kirby

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With a 90 mph fastball and a nasty curve, junior George Kirby was lights out, pitching a shutout against Tappan Zee in the Garnets’ season opener.  Kirby finished the inning game with 10 strikeouts and no walks while allowing only three hits.  He followed that up by holding hard-hitting John Jay to […]

Castagna to leave Rye

By MIKE SMITH On April 15, Rye Athletic Director Rob Castagna announced that he will leave his post at the end of the school year to pursue an opportunity in the Byram Hills School District. Castagna, who has been a part of Rye’s athletic community for 21 years, said that although he may be moving […]

Eagles fall to Garnets

By MIKE SMITH On April 9, the Eastchester Eagles dropped their first game of the season, falling 7-1 to a solid Rye team at home. But despite the loss, head coach Steve Lennon is confident that with more games against top-flight competition this year, his Eagles are on their way to becoming a formidable postseason […]

DeGraw no-hits Huskies

By MIKE SMITH Since its run to the Section I title last year, Rye has been known as a team built on the strength of its pitching and defense. And early on this season, it appears the Garnets have no deficiencies in either area.  On April 14, senior hurler Tim DeGraw turned in Rye’s latest […]