Category Archives: Sports

Huskies looking to gel in 2014

By MIKE SMITH In 2013, the Harrison girls soccer team took a while to gel, but came together toward the end of the season to finish with a 9-8-1 record and a second-round playoff appearance under its belt. This year, with a roster full of returning players, the Huskies are poised to build upon last […]

Huguenots prepare for 2014

By MIKE SMITH After a down year in 2013, the New Rochelle Huguenots are looking to bounce back this season with a host of players returning to the pitch. But even with his team gearing up for the regular season, second-year head coach Francesco Notaristefano is working hard on laying the foundation for continued success […]

Panthers set for title defense

  By MIKE SMITH Replacing a team that made it to the state championship game just one year ago might be a tough act to follow, but this year’s Rye Neck Panthers have just one goal on their mind as the season begins; getting back in the win column after a heartbreaking loss in Syracuse. […]

Tigers retool for 2014

By MIKE SMITH The numbers might be low for Tuckahoe this year, but the expectations, unsurprisingly, aren’t. As a shorthanded and understaffed Tigers team prepares for the 2014 football season, it will be relying on a battle-tested senior class looking to capture yet another Class D championship for the school’s trophy case. With 11 seniors […]

Huskies eye Panas opener

By MIKE SMITH With a first-year head coach and quite a bit to prove, the Harrison Huskies find themselves heading into 2014 playing an unfamiliar role, underdogs. But with a talented group of returners—and a sizeable chip on their shoulders—the Huskies are eager to show they belong with the top teams in Class A. According to […]

WFAN All-Stars hit home run

On Aug. 13, Flower Park in New Rochelle played host to the third annual WFAN Celebrity Softball Game, hosted by New Rochelle grad and current WFAN radio host Craig Carton. Carton’s team, including his co-host, Jets great Boomer Esiason, former Mets closer John Franco and retired Yankees like Jim Leyritz, Willie Randolph and Cecil Fielder, […]

Cruz remains undefeated

    By MIKE SMITH On Aug. 13, Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz kept his perfect record intact, winning a majority decision over wild slugger Jose Morales at B.B. Kings in New York City. With the win, Cruz improved to 12-0 in his professional boxing career. Although the fight was one of Cruz’s toughest to date, […]

Mustangs ready for opener

By MIKE SMITH The Monroe Mustangs kicked off their preseason last week, inviting members of the media to catch a glimpse of the local football team before the regular season kicks off in earnest in 2014. Now in just its third year of existence, the Mustangs, led by head coach Terry Karg, have seemingly turned […]

KAOS fifth at nationals

By MIKE SMITH The Total KAOS 16U softball team proved its mettle in Marlyand last week, battling against tough competition at the USSSA national tournament to secure a fifth-place finish, the best-ever showing for KAOS in the vaunted ‘A’ division. The Total KAOS program previously finished second in the “B” division, but, according to head […]

LMLL enjoying great summer

By MIKE SMITH It’s been quite a summer for the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Little League 10U softball team. After capturing the District 20 crown last month and playing against some of the top teams in New York, the travel squad has continued to play at a high level, dominating the ranks of the Westchester Baseball Association as […]