Category Archives: Sports

Basso tourney a hit

By MIKE SMITH Harrison might not have won a game in the Dave Basso Memorial Tournament this past weekend, but that didn’t stop head coach Marco DiRuocco from classifying the annual tourney as a runaway success. For the third straight year, the Harrison baseball program was able to raise money for the Dave Basso Memorial […]

Athlete of the week: James Reid

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With a powerful serve and strong backhand, senior James Reid is this week’s Athlete of the Week. One of the captains on the Rye Garnets tennis team, Reid led his team to victory over Blind Brook. In his match, playing second singles, James won his two sets by scores of 6-1 and […]

Huskies best Briarcliff

By MIKE SMITH Splitting a pair of games early in the week, the Harrison softball squad put its strengths—and occasional weaknesses—on display. As the team gears up for a grueling second half of the season, however; head coach Dean Marino is confident the team will begin to play to its ability and become a true […]

Broncos bury Tigers

By MIKE SMITH Heading into halftime with the score knotted at three, the April 21 showdown between Bronxville and Mamaroneck looked like it was destined to be another epic battle between the two Section I powers. But Bronxville was able to find another gear in the second half, going on a 12-0 run, which put […]

Panthers off and running

By MIKE SMITH On April 19, the Rye Neck baseball team continued its stellar play, beating Mahopac 9-2 to stay undefeated in the early goings of the 2014 campaign. With a veteran-laden team buoyed by good pitching, the Panthers seem to be poised to win their league and give a good account of themselves in […]

Harrison hosts tourney

On Friday, April 25, the Harrison Huskies baseball program will kick off the third annual Dave Basso Memorial Tournament, a four-team invitational established in the memory of the late Harrison Central School District employee who died in 2012. Harrison will play host to White Plains in the tournament opener on Friday afternoon, while Westlake and […]

Local fighters win big

By MIKE SMITH It was a banner week for New Rochelle’s Champs Boxing Club, as two of the gym’s brightest stars—one male, one female—scored big victories in the ring. On April 10, at B.B. Kings in Manhattan, Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz continued his march through the pro ranks, stopping Minnesota-native Willshaun Boxley in the third […]

Column: A bloodless feud

On Thursday night, during the fifth inning of the Yankees’ first game against the Red Sox this year, a beer vendor stopped by my seats in section 207, just beyond the right field foul pole, to have a chat with my friends and I. I’d seen the man before in my trips to the stadium; […]

Tigers ride streak

By MIKE SMITH After opening the season with two tough losses, the Mamaroneck lacrosse team has been on a tear, winning its last five contests. On April 11, the Tigers continued their winning ways, beating New Rochelle 13-3 to improve to 5-2 on the season. Junior Reed Malas scored five goals and notched two assists […]

Huskies best Rye

By MIKE SMITH On April 10, the Harrison tennis team hosted its rivals from Rye, downing the Garnets in the first of two meetings between the squads this year. Harrison’s 4-3 win over its league foe was a signature win for the Huskies early in the 2014 season and serves as proof this talented bunch […]