Category Archives: Sports

Rye headed to semis

Another year means another trip to the Westchester County Center for the Rye girls basketball team. On Feb. 17, the Garnets bested Pearl River 54-42 to advance to the Class A semifinals for the second straight year. With the win, they have earned the right to take on Peekskill on Feb. 26 for the chance […]

Garnets fall to Huskies

By MIKE SMITH On Feb. 12, Rye’s basketball season came to an end with a 63-48 loss to rival Harrison in the opening round of the Class A sectional playoffs. But although the Garnets might be done for the winter, their play late in the season gives fans hope for the future of the program.  […]

Heffernan hits milestone

By MIKE SMITH On Feb. 6, Eastchester senior Olivia Heffernan might just have hit the biggest free throw of her basketball career. Late in the fourth quarter of a game against Pelham, Heffernan stepped to the foul line and drained the bucket, scoring her 1,000thcareer point.  The achievement overshadowed the game, which the Eagles won […]

Titans fall late

  By MIKE SMITH After a back-and-forth game between two local teams, it was a last-second breakaway goal that proved the difference giving New Rochelle a 5-4 win over the Rye Town/Harrison Titans.  With just five seconds to go in the third period of a tie game on Feb. 7, Huguenot standout forward Kenny McLean […]

Golden Dozen honors stars

By MIKE SMITH On Thursday, Jan. 29, the Westchester chapter of the National Football Foundation honored some of the area’s brightest stars at the annual Golden Dozen Awards banquet held at the Westchester Country Club in Rye.  A number of local stars were named to this year’s team, including Rye’s Andrew Livingston and Tim DeGraw, […]

Huskies fall to Garnets

By MIKE SMITH On Feb. 3, a late-season game between bitter rivals showcased the best of what both Harrison and Rye’s girls basketball teams have been capable of this year. Although the Garnets escaped a back-and-forth game with a 49-40 win over the Huskies, it would appear that both teams are hitting their strides as […]

County crowns champs

By MIKE SMITH On Jan. 25, the top wrestlers in the area took to Yonkers High School to compete in the first-ever Westchester County Championship. Although John Jay walked away with the overall team title, placing 11 wrestlers in the top six, the event served as a showcase for Westchester’s top grapplers. According to Harrison […]

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 […]