Category Archives: Sports

Knicks fall to Bighorns

In a highly anticipated matchup between two teams meeting for the first and only time this season, the Westchester Knicks, 8-15, fell to the Reno Bighorns, 9-12, by a score of 129-119 in both team’s first showing at the 2015 NBA D-League Showcase on Jan. 16. The Knicks came out of the gate hot, hitting […]

Ice hockey comes to Tuckahoe

By CHRIS EBERHART The distinct sound of a hockey stick slapping a puck and the puck rattling against the boards echoed while six, seven and eight year olds played the first ever game in Tuckahoe’s new ice rink on Marbledale Road.  After more than a year in planning and construction, Home Ice Advantage’s ice rink […]

Panthers sting Hastings

By MIKE SMITH On Jan. 13, the Rye Neck Panthers bested Hastings 46-20 at home to win their fifth game of the year. Against the Yellow Jackets, the Panthers utilized a balanced attack—and stifling defense—to show just how dangerous this team can be when firing on all cylinders.  Kayla Pugliese led Rye Neck with 15 […]

Eastchester Round up

  Boys Basketball 12/30 Ardsley d. Tuckahoe 55-44 Taking on the Panthers in the last game before the new year, Tuckahoe struggled, falling by 11 points to a solid Ardsley team. The visitors were led by a terrific showing by Dave Falcone, who netted 22 points in the win, but it was a spark off […]

Rye Round up

Boys Basketball 1/6 Pelham d. Rye 49-43 Playing against the Pelicans on Tuesday, the Garnets were dealt another hard-luck loss as their league rivals were able to come away with a six-point win in Rye’s own gym. Pelham’s Brendan Roche was the difference-maker, scoring the lion’s share of his team’s buckets and tallying 31 points […]

Huskies top Croton

By MIKE SMITH Over the last two weeks, Harrison’s basketball team has been riding a hot streak. With a win at the County Center on Dec. 27, the Huskies ensured that they would head into the new year on a positive track.  Participating in the annual Slam Dunk Tournament Challenge game against Croton-Harmon, the Huskies […]

Tigers win at Shoreline

By MIKE SMITH Competing at the prestigious Shoreline Classic at New Rochelle High School on Jan. 3, the Mamaroneck wrestling team squared off against 23 of the top squads in Section I and beyond. Despite the team’s 11th place finish, a number of Tigers acquitted themselves well, as Mamaroneck sent four individuals to the podiums […]

Garnets fall in Clinton finale

After beating Putnam Valley in the opening game of the annual Cliff Clinton Classic on Dec. 12, a young Rye team was sunk by Pleasantville in the finals the following night, falling 67-55 to a hot-shooting Panther squad. Despite the loss, however, head coach John Aguilar said he has been pleased with his team’s performance […]

Bronxville wins tourney

By MIKE SMITH  The Bronxville girls basketball team opened the season on a high note last week, winning its first three games—and the annual Bill Green Holiday Tournament—as they look to establish the squad as one of the top in Class C this year.  On Dec. 13, the Broncos beat previously undefeated Rye Neck 46-35 […]

Huskies split to start

By MIKE SMITH Just two games into the new season, the Harrison basketball team is proving its success in recent years hasn’t been a fluke. With a tightly contested loss against Class A power Tappan Zee and a resounding bounce-back win over Tuckahoe, the Huskies seem poised to make another run at a County Center […]