Category Archives: Sports

Broncos net another title

On May 23, the Bronxville Broncos won their fourth-straight Section I title, beating the Pleasantville Panthers 9-7 at White Plains High School. Despite coming into the game as the heavy favorites, the Broncos fell behind to a methodical Pleasantville attack. Slowing down the pace of the game, the Panthers were able to head into the […]

Walk-off for Franks, Panthers

On May 27, Rye Neck escaped a first-round thriller with Dobbs Ferry, as the top-seeded Class B team was able to nip the Eagles after a big hit by senior Matt Franks. With the score knotted at 1-1 with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Franks singled, driving in Thomas Pipolo for the […]

Athlete of the Week: Jack Maresca

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Powerful long drives, consistent chipping and clutch putts have helped golfer Jack Maresca not only set personal records this season, but also have greatly contributed to winning matches for his team. Against a highly competitive Fox Lane team, Jack, a junior, shot a two-under-par 34 at Rye Golf Club, the Garnets home […]

Column: Playing in the now

As a sports fan, sometimes I think my biggest gripe is there’s never enough time to gloat over a big win. Last week, after trailing the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the New York Rangers pulled out an improbable upset, winning three straight games to send the Pens packing and advance to […]

Huguenots win league

By MIKE SMITH With an extra-inning win over Mamaroneck on May 8, the New Rochelle Huguenots secured sole possession of the 2014 league II-B championship. As the Huguenots prepare for the sectional playoffs, they hope the pitching—and camaraderie—that carried the team all season long will continue to be a strength. Against the Tigers, New Rochelle […]

Huskies clip Eagles

By MIKE SMITH The Eastchester lacrosse season may have come to an end on May 16, but second-year coach Steve Lennon said the Eagles’ success in 2014 is proof the program is headed in the right direction. Eastchester’s strong play this year earned the team a home game in the first round of the Class […]

Eagles bow to Foxes

By VIDAL SERFATY The Eastchester Eagles lacrosse team hosted the Fox Lane Foxes in the first round of the Section I girls lacrosse playoffs on May 15 at Tuckahoe High School. Fox Lane topped the Eagles 19-5, putting an end to a terrific bounce-back season that saw Eastchester capture a league title. The Foxes started […]

Huskies reach semis

By MIKE SMITH Through the first two rounds of the Class A lacrosse playoffs, Harrison hasn’t exactly played to the level of a traditional 13-seed. With two straight decisive wins over higher-seeds though, a now-healthy Huskies squad is showing it might be better than its regular season record suggests. With a 9-4 win over Eastchester on […]

Cruz remains perfect

On May 16, lightweight boxer Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz kept his perfect record intact with a unanimous decision win over Osnel Charles at Foxwoods Resort Casino, improving his professional mark to 11-0. Although Cruz wasn’t perfect against the hard-charging Charles (10-8-1), his trainer, Ryan O’Leary, said the one-sided decision was a testament to his charge’s […]

Garnets bounced from playoffs

After playing their way into the Class B semifinals, the Garnets season came to an end on May 20 when they fell to a powerful Yorktown team 14-5 on the Huskers home turf. The Huskers were able to spread the scoring around, as Sydney Stern led her squad with three goals and an assist. Stern’s […]