Category Archives: Sports

Tigers retool for 2014

By MIKE SMITH The numbers might be low for Tuckahoe this year, but the expectations, unsurprisingly, aren’t. As a shorthanded and understaffed Tigers team prepares for the 2014 football season, it will be relying on a battle-tested senior class looking to capture yet another Class D championship for the school’s trophy case. With 11 seniors […]

Huskies eye Panas opener

By MIKE SMITH With a first-year head coach and quite a bit to prove, the Harrison Huskies find themselves heading into 2014 playing an unfamiliar role, underdogs. But with a talented group of returners—and a sizeable chip on their shoulders—the Huskies are eager to show they belong with the top teams in Class A. According to […]

WFAN All-Stars hit home run

On Aug. 13, Flower Park in New Rochelle played host to the third annual WFAN Celebrity Softball Game, hosted by New Rochelle grad and current WFAN radio host Craig Carton. Carton’s team, including his co-host, Jets great Boomer Esiason, former Mets closer John Franco and retired Yankees like Jim Leyritz, Willie Randolph and Cecil Fielder, […]

Cruz remains undefeated

    By MIKE SMITH On Aug. 13, Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz kept his perfect record intact, winning a majority decision over wild slugger Jose Morales at B.B. Kings in New York City. With the win, Cruz improved to 12-0 in his professional boxing career. Although the fight was one of Cruz’s toughest to date, […]

Mustangs ready for opener

By MIKE SMITH The Monroe Mustangs kicked off their preseason last week, inviting members of the media to catch a glimpse of the local football team before the regular season kicks off in earnest in 2014. Now in just its third year of existence, the Mustangs, led by head coach Terry Karg, have seemingly turned […]

KAOS fifth at nationals

By MIKE SMITH The Total KAOS 16U softball team proved its mettle in Marlyand last week, battling against tough competition at the USSSA national tournament to secure a fifth-place finish, the best-ever showing for KAOS in the vaunted ‘A’ division. The Total KAOS program previously finished second in the “B” division, but, according to head […]

LMLL enjoying great summer

By MIKE SMITH It’s been quite a summer for the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Little League 10U softball team. After capturing the District 20 crown last month and playing against some of the top teams in New York, the travel squad has continued to play at a high level, dominating the ranks of the Westchester Baseball Association as […]

Eagle committed to Jaspers

By MIKE SMITH Eastchester’s lacrosse program has been on the upswing the past several years, and, for the first time in the school’s history, its female lacrosse players are beginning to get noticed by collegiate coaches. Eagles co-captain Jordyn DiCostanzo recently became the first Eastchester girls lacrosse player in the program’s history to commit to […]

Karl Family Farms gets Down to Earth

By NICOLE REED Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market is a weekly gathering every Sunday of farmers and food makers from the New York area. It’s a straightforward idea to bring vendors together to sell directly to shoppers, yet a vital activity runs through the market’s simple structure; we’re supporting small, local food businesses. Tent […]

Resurrection league a hit

By MIKE SMITH Rye Resurrection’s Summer Intramural Basketball League kicked off its inaugural season in June and, so far, the competition has been fierce as scores of local youths take the court twice a week to battle for hardwood supremacy. With roughly 50 players aged 14 to 17 on four teams, the league has been […]