Category Archives: Sports

Garnets fall in semis

By MIKE SMITH On Feb. 26, the Rye girls’ basketball season came to an end at the County Center when the Garnets fell to a tough Albertus Magnus team 48-37 in the Class A semifinals. Despite the loss, and the graduation of several key seniors, head coach Dennis Hurlie believes that the Garnets are poised […]

Huskies bow in semis

By MIKE SMITH On Feb. 26, the Harrison Huskies made their first postseason appearance at the County Center in 65 years when they took on top-seeded Eastchester in the Class A semifinals. Despite entering the game as heavy underdogs, the Huskies acquitted themselves quite well in a hard-fought 56-51 loss. Although the trip to the […]

Eagles fall short

By MIKE SMITH Last week, the Eastchester Eagles took to the County Center in search of their first section title in 56 years. Unfortunately for Eagles fans, Eastchester fell short in its title bid, losing to Walter Panas in the Class A finals 64-53. Eastchester’s championship week started off on a strong note as the […]

Titans seek future success

By MIKE SMITH Under first-year head coach Pete Thomas, Rye Town-Harrison’s hockey team enjoyed quite the resurgence this year, posting a 16-7 record and making its way to the second round of the Division II playoffs. As Thomas continues to move forward with the team, he said, he expects the Titans to become a true […]

Tigers fall in finals

By MIKE SMITH Over the last few weeks, stirring comebacks and improbable rallies have been the norm for an overachieving Tuckahoe team. On Feb. 28, however, that run came to an end as the Tigers fell 51-47 in the Class C finals to a solid Haldane squad. Despite holding a lead for most of the […]

Athlete of the week: Liam Egan

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Leading his swim team in divisionals and qualifying for states, sophomore Liam Egan has been awarded this week’s honor. For the Garnets Varsity Swim and Dive team, which is combined with Blind Brook High School, Liam specializes in the short freestyle sprint events. In the team meets, Liam swims the 200 Individual […]

New Ro falls to Pride

By MIKE SMITH New Rochelle’s girls may have played their best basketball down the stretch this year, but against a dominant Ossining team in the Class AA quarterfinals, the size–and talent–of the Section I favorites proved too much to overcome. On Feb. 21, the Pride ended the Huguenots’ season, beating New Rochelle 60-48 to move […]

Garnets ready for Magnus

By MIKE SMITH Rye might not have seemed its old defensive-minded self in the early goings of a Feb. 19 quarterfinal game against Sleepy Hollow, but the Garnets were able to right the ship after some early miscues, erasing a double-digit deficit to outclass the Horsemen the rest of the way, winning 62-37 to punch […]

Huskies reach semis

By MIKE SMITH Harrison may be known as a football town but, as the last few weeks have shown, Huskies supporters will always turn out to cheer on a winner. On Feb. 19, in front of a packed home gym, Harrison’s basketball team clawed its way to the biggest win in the program’s history with […]

Tuckahoe rallies again

By MIKE SMITH When pressed about his team’s knack for pulling out improbable come-from-behind victories, Tuckahoe head coach Al Visconti said the Tigers’ resilience over the last few games has demonstrated two things about his players; their willpower and their complete lack of regard for the well-being of their coach. On Feb. 24, taking on […]