Category Archives: Sports

Green app wins best in state

    By JOHN BRANDI A little green thinking has gone a long way for a group of students at Harrison High School, as their “Green Step” mobile application has won best in state on Jan. 16 in a competition sponsored by Verizon.  The winning student team, consisting of four seniors, developed the smartphone app, […]

Defunct Elk’s Lodge auctioned off

By Alina Suriel For the first time in more than 10 years, the long abandoned Elk’s Lodge clubhouse of Washingtonville finally has an owner. The two-story building, located at 46 Madison St., was sold in an auction on Jan. 9 after a buildup of back taxes led to its foreclosure, following years of blight and […]

Huskies win Tiger Tourney

By MIKE SMITH On Jan. 17, the Harrison Huskies won the 18th annual Tiger Tourney at Mamaroneck High School with a 44-38 win over the hosts in the championship game. Though their performance in the finals might not have been their best of the year, it did showcase the Huskies’ greatest strengths including hustle and […]

Eastchester Round up

Boys Basketball 1/12 Eastchester d. Pelham 59-55 Eastchester continued its solid play last week, downing league foe Pelham by four points at home. Benny DiMirco led all scorers with 16 points. 1/15 Eastchester d. Port Chester 66-46 The Eagles benefited from a full team effort on Thursday, as they downed Port Chester by 20 points […]

Knicks fall to Bighorns

In a highly anticipated matchup between two teams meeting for the first and only time this season, the Westchester Knicks, 8-15, fell to the Reno Bighorns, 9-12, by a score of 129-119 in both team’s first showing at the 2015 NBA D-League Showcase on Jan. 16. The Knicks came out of the gate hot, hitting […]

Ice hockey comes to Tuckahoe

By CHRIS EBERHART The distinct sound of a hockey stick slapping a puck and the puck rattling against the boards echoed while six, seven and eight year olds played the first ever game in Tuckahoe’s new ice rink on Marbledale Road.  After more than a year in planning and construction, Home Ice Advantage’s ice rink […]

Panthers sting Hastings

By MIKE SMITH On Jan. 13, the Rye Neck Panthers bested Hastings 46-20 at home to win their fifth game of the year. Against the Yellow Jackets, the Panthers utilized a balanced attack—and stifling defense—to show just how dangerous this team can be when firing on all cylinders.  Kayla Pugliese led Rye Neck with 15 […]

Eastchester Round up

  Boys Basketball 12/30 Ardsley d. Tuckahoe 55-44 Taking on the Panthers in the last game before the new year, Tuckahoe struggled, falling by 11 points to a solid Ardsley team. The visitors were led by a terrific showing by Dave Falcone, who netted 22 points in the win, but it was a spark off […]

Rye Round up

Boys Basketball 1/6 Pelham d. Rye 49-43 Playing against the Pelicans on Tuesday, the Garnets were dealt another hard-luck loss as their league rivals were able to come away with a six-point win in Rye’s own gym. Pelham’s Brendan Roche was the difference-maker, scoring the lion’s share of his team’s buckets and tallying 31 points […]

Huskies top Croton

By MIKE SMITH Over the last two weeks, Harrison’s basketball team has been riding a hot streak. With a win at the County Center on Dec. 27, the Huskies ensured that they would head into the new year on a positive track.  Participating in the annual Slam Dunk Tournament Challenge game against Croton-Harmon, the Huskies […]