Category Archives: Sports

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 […]

KAOS wins opening tourney

By MIKE SMITH It won’t be easy for the Harrison-based Total KAOS softball team to improve upon last season’s fifth place showing at nationals, but if their performance in the first tournament of 2015 is any indication, big things are in store for the elite travel squad.  On June 13, the Total KAOS 18u team […]

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 […]

Tigers win regionals

By MIKE SMITH On June 5, the Mamaroneck Tigers punched their ticket to the state semifinals with a 5-0 win over Section IV Horseheads at John Jay High School, using the same formula that has gotten them to this point: trust in the pitching staff, defense and in the man calling the shots.  Ace Kumar […]

Tigers fall in regionals

By MIKE SMITH On June 5, Tuckahoe’s bid for a state title came to an end with the Tigers’ 8-5 loss to Southold in the Class D regional finals at Mamaroneck High School. Although the Tigers were able to win their first contest in the state title tournament, a number of errors on Saturday conspired […]

Huskies eager for 2016

By MIKE SMITH A playoff loss to rival Rye may have ended Harrison’s baseball season a few weeks ago, but as Huskies’ coach Marco DiRuocco looks back on the 2015 season, he believes that Harrison has plenty to look forward to in the future. With a solid group of returning players—a core that has now […]

Garnets fall short in finals

By MIKE SMITH On May 30, Rye’s quest to defend its section title came to an end, as the Garnets fell 4-3 to Byram Hills at Provident Bank Park in the Class A championship game. Although the Garnets had some chances early, they were ultimately doomed by miscues in the field and an impressive performance […]

Huguenots fall in playoffs

New Rochelle’s softball and baseball teams both reached the postseason this spring, only to see their hopes of playoff glory eventually dashed by higher seeds. The Huguenots’ baseball team got off to a good start in the postseason on May 21, scoring a big upset over No. 6 seed Clarkstown South thanks to a six-run […]

Panthers nab Class B crown

  By MIKE SMITH The last time Rye Neck squared off against Valhalla on the softball diamond, the Panthers had little to show for their time, falling 18-1 to the defending Class B champs. On May 30, the Panthers rewrote the script, downing the Vikings 8-2 to win their first section championship since 2002, erasing […]