Category Archives: Sports

Garnets take Class A

By MIKE SMITH On May 31, the Rye Garnets won their first section title in 30 years with a thrilling 6-5 win over Lakeland at Provident Bank Park. For the Garnets, who won just six games in 2013, the victory was not only a measure of how talented the ball club is, but also how […]

Tigers fall in finals

By MIKE SMITH Any loss in a title game is a hard one to take, but Haldane’s 7-3 win over Tuckahoe on May 31 was an especially tough pill to swallow for Tiger fans, as a lack of offensive production coupled with some questionable officiating combined to end a promising season on a sour note. […]

Tigers fall short on prom night

By MIKE SMITH When the Tuckahoe-Bronxville softball team escaped with an 8-7 win over Yonkers-Monetssori on May 27, it was a bittersweet moment for Tiger coach John McGrath. His team had just pulled off a first-round playoff win, but the skipper knew his squad’s season was effectively over at that point. With a semifinal-round mat-chup […]

Local dojo pitches in

By VIDAL SERFATY On Saturday May 31, young martial artists from the area flocked to Rhodes’ Kajukenbo in New Rochelle as the dojo held its annual fundraiser for the St. Jude Children’s Fund. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sifu Dusty Rhodes’ students and other children participated in a wide variety of activities to raise […]

Rye Neck falls in finals

On May 31, Rye Neck’s stellar softball season came to a close at North Rockland High School as the top-seeded Panthers fell to a powerful Valhalla squad 8-0 in the Class C championship game. The Panthers fell behind in the second inning when Valhalla plated its first run of the day, but Rye Neck suffered […]

Tigers top Mahopac

By MIKE SMITH   Although the rain has wreaked havoc upon the Section I playoff schedule this spring, it hasn’t yet washed out Mamaroneck’s hopes for a Class AA crown. With a win over Mahopac in the first round on May 23, the Tigers will continue their playoff push this week when the weather allows. […]

Harrison nipped by Dutchmen

By MIKE SMITH This year may not have been Harrison’s best baseball season, but a big out-bracket win against Pelham ensured Huskies players–and fans–have plenty to look forward to next year. With a 5-16 record, Harrison entered its May 21 out-bracket game against Pelham as decided underdogs. But, nine innings later, Harrison emerged victorious with […]

Broncos bow in outbracket

The Bronxville Broncos season ended on May 21with a loss to Dobbs Ferry in a Class B outbracket game. Though the game was close early on, Dobbs Ferry was able to pull away with a convincing 8-1 win over the home team. Bronxville got on the board first, plating a run on a throwing error […]

Tigers dodge Eagles

By MIKE SMITH Tuckahoe-Bronxville’s quarterfinal game against Yonkers Montessori at the Cottle School on May 27 may have been a wild affair but, when the dust settled, the Tigers were just where they were supposed to be, headed into the Class B semis with a victory under their belts. A furious Eagles rally threatened the […]

Panthers top Hastings

By MIKE SMITH Rye Neck’s march towards a section title continued on May 23 when the Panthers easily outclassed Hastings at home with a 15-0 win to advance to the Class B quarterfinals. With a bonafide ace and a team playing its best ball of the spring, big things seem to be on the horizon […]