Category Archives: Sports

Huskies down John Jay

By Mike Smith After an eight-day layoff, Harrison’s boys basketball team wasted little time picking up where it left off, dropping John Jay 60-48 in the first round of the Class A playoffs on Feb. 16. With the win, Harrison advances to the second round on Feb. 19 as it looks to continue its march […]

Tigers fall to New Ro

By Mike Smith On Feb. 16, a solid season for Mamaroneck came to a close as the Tigers fell in the first round of the Class AA playoffs to a surging New Rochelle squad, 43-35. The ninth-seeded Huguenots were able to avenge a Jan. 22 loss to the Tigers, advancing to play Mount Vernon in […]

Panthers bury Trojans

By Mike Smith Chris Cascione might not have had the best night from the field on Feb. 18, but with the Panthers’ season on the line and time running out, the senior showed little fear—and even less hesitation—sinking a game-winning three-pointer with just 10 seconds left to play to send his Rye Neck squad to […]

Hemida wins section

By Mike Smith On Feb. 16, junior Youssif Hemida became the first-ever Mamaroneck wrestler to win a Section I title as he defeated second-seeded Ryan Delanty from Mahopac 7-3 in the section championships at Clarkstown South High School. Hemida’s first-place finish was not the only bright spot for Mamaroneck in sectionals, though, as teammates Louis […]

Sports mergers approved

By Mike Smith A couple of local sports teams will have a decidedly different flavor this spring as the Tuckahoe school board approved two athletic mergers for the 2014 season at a meeting on Feb. 10. As a result, Tuckahoe’s girls will join forces with Eastchester’s lacrosse program and take on softball players from Bronxville […]

First round scoreboard

Boys basketball 2/16 Eastchester  d. Rye 84-51 The top-seeded Eagles put together an impressive first-round performance against Rye on Sunday, burying the Eagles with a barrage of points to send the Garnets packing. Eastchester was led by a scoring outburst from Nick Campana, who tallied 23 points in the win, but Campana was hardly alone […]

Garnets, Titans advance

In the first round of the Division 2 hockey playoffs on Feb. 18, Rye rode a strong third period to a decisive win over Hen Hud, downing the Sailors 5-2 at the Brewster Ice Arena. With six minutes left and the score tied at two, Connor Hatch found the net to break the stalemate, propelling […]

Athlete of the Week: Drew Abate

By LAUREN DEMPSEY As the Garnets varsity boys basketball team’s top rebounder and one of its leading scorers, Drew Abate has earned himself this week’s honor. A starter since his sophomore season, Abate has had the rare honor of being named a Captain as a junior. He fought off injury and illness this season to […]

Five qualify for sectionals

On Feb. 8, Harrison High School played host to one leg of the sectional wrestling qualifiers with grapplers from nine area high schools looking to earn their ticket to Arlington High School for next week’s tournament. Of the three local squads in attendance, New Rochelle fared the best, getting 10 wrestlers qualified for sectionals, while […]

Harrison sends four to sectionals

By MIKE SMITH On Feb. 8, Harrison High School played host to one leg of the sectional wrestling qualifiers with grapplers from nine area high schools looking to earn their ticket to Arlington High School for next week’s tournament. When the dust had settled, four wrestlers from the hosting Huskies advanced to next weekend’s tournament […]