Category Archives: Sports

Tigers host spring session

By MIKE SMITH Although the 2015 football season is still months away from its official start date, this week saw a flurry of activity on the gridiron, as local squads took to the field to get some much-needed work in.  Camps at White Plains, Mamaroneck and 7-on-7 tournaments, like the one hosted by Fordham High […]

KAOS wins beach blast

On June 21, the Harrison-based Total KAOS softball team won its second tournament of the summer, placing first at the Beach Blast in Ocean City, N.J., with a stellar performance. Although the Sunday championships were rained out, KAOS ran through pool play on June 20, outscoring its opponents 27-0 en route to claiming the top […]

Eastchester takes District 20

By MIKE SMITH On July 2, the Eastchester 11/12 girls softball team completed an undefeated run through District 20, beating Harrison 14-4 to claim the district crown.  Eastchester won all four of its tournament games, outscoring its opponents 51-5 in that time. The championship game was Eastchester’s second win over Harrison in the tournament. According […]

Local teams hit gridiron

By MIKE SMITH Although the 2015 football season is still months away from its official start date, this week saw a flurry of activity on the gridiron, as local squads took to the field to get some much-needed work in.  Camps at White Plains, Mamaroneck and 7-on-7 tournaments, like the one hosted by Fordham High […]

Dixon eyes Olympic bid

By MIKE SMITH Late last month, New Rochelle boxer Krystal Dixon took her first step towards qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games, as she competed at the pre-Olympic trials in Colorado Springs, Colo. The road hasn’t been an easy one for the highly-decorated amateur champ, but if her bid to make the USA Olympic team […]

Rye hires interim athletic director

By CHRIS EBERHART Rod Mergardt will take over as the interim athletic director for the Rye School District as school officials continue their search for a permanent replacement for Rob Castagna, who just left Rye at the end of the school year to join the Byram Hills school district.  The announcement was made during the […]

Tigers raise money for rings

By MIKE SMITH The high school baseball season might be over, but the Mamaroneck Tigers are still enjoying their time in the spotlight. After cruising to a state title on June 13, the Tigers are still the talk of the town, and made a fundraising appearance at a local eatery on June 22 to raise […]

Dixon eyes Olympic bid

By MIKE SMITH Later this week, New Rochelle boxer Krystal Dixon will take her first step towards qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games, as she gets set to compete at the pre-Olympic trials in Colorado Springs, Colo. The road hasn’t been an easy one for the highly-decorated amateur champ, but if her bid to make […]

Tigers win states

By MIKE SMITH Even before the 2015 season started, Mamaroneck coach Mike Chiapparelli knew that he had a group of players that, under the right circumstances, could contend for a Section I crown. After two wins on June 13, Chiapparelli’s Tigers proved to be even greater, winning the school’s first state title since 2009.  Behind […]

Panthers fall to Marlboro

A disputed call proved to be a backbreaker for Rye Neck on June 4, when a called ball on an 0-2 pitch ended up resulting in a two-out, three-run rally for Marlboro High School. It was exactly what the Iron Dukes would need to pull out a 4-3 win over the Panthers in the Class […]