Category Archives: Sports

Karl Family Farms gets Down to Earth

By NICOLE REED Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market is a weekly gathering every Sunday of farmers and food makers from the New York area. It’s a straightforward idea to bring vendors together to sell directly to shoppers, yet a vital activity runs through the market’s simple structure; we’re supporting small, local food businesses. Tent […]

Resurrection league a hit

By MIKE SMITH Rye Resurrection’s Summer Intramural Basketball League kicked off its inaugural season in June and, so far, the competition has been fierce as scores of local youths take the court twice a week to battle for hardwood supremacy. With roughly 50 players aged 14 to 17 on four teams, the league has been […]

KAOS headed to nationals

By MIKE SMITH It hasn’t been the easiest summer for the Total KAOS 16U squad, but as the team heads down to the USSSA National Championships on July 26, it would appear they’re getting hot–and healthy–at the right time. On July 20, the Harrison-based KAOS squad won three games in one day to win the […]

Feigenbaum chooses STAC

By MIKE SMITH Rising Eagles’ senior Katie Feigenbaum has committed to play for St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, N.Y., after she graduates from Eastchester High School in June 2015. Over the last three years, Feigenbaum has emerged as one of the premier goalies in the area and hopes to continue her career with the […]

Column: Oh captain, my captain!

I’m not a doctor, but I’m pretty sure I’m suffering from an acute case of Jeterian fatigue. Don’t get me wrong. I’m a Red Sox fan, but I’ve admired and respected Derek Jeter since he came up to the big leagues. He’s been an all-time great, a truly dedicated competitor and, for 20 years, he’s […]

Harrison wins District 20

By MIKE SMITH On June 25, Harrison’s 11/12-year-old softball squad won the District 20 title, beating a game Eastchester club in extra-innings. With the 5-4 win, Harrison moved on to represent District 20 in the first round of Sectionals, which kicked off on June 29. After six innings, Eastchester and Harrison were knotted at three […]

Sarachelli wins big in Bronx

By MIKE SMITH On June 28, local fighter Paul Sarachelli ended a lengthy layoff and returned to the ring in impressive fashion, earning a first-round TKO at the Tri-State Battle of the Bronx event held at Gaelic Park in the Bronx. Though the New Rochellean known by his fans as “Thunder” hadn’t fought in roughly […]

Locals medal at USTA event

By MIKE SMITH Taking part in the United States Tennis Association Section Championship for the second time in Schenectady last month, the Rye Raquet Club 12U Intermediate team had a strong showing, placing second in a field that included teams from all over the tri-state area. Last year, in the club’s first venture into section […]

Column: Waiting on August

The end of any school year is undoubtedly a joyous time for all involved. From the students, who welcome two months of freedom from quizzes, tests, report cards and essays with unfettered celebration, to the teachers, whose own relief is just as palpable, there are few tears shed when schools close their doors for summer […]

Huskies look to 2015

By MIKE SMITH Harrison’s softball squad might have faced its fair share of adversity this year, but that didn’t stop the Huskies, who battled to a 12-10 mark and got a thrilling playoff win under their belts. As the team begins to look ahead to next year, good health–and pitching–could put the Huskies right back […]