Category Archives: Sports

Rubio, Hemida win at divisionals

At the sectional qualifying tournament held at Pearl River on Feb. 8, the Mamaroneck wrestling squad was able to score a number of decisive wins to send four Tiger grapplers to the biggest stage in Section I this coming weekend. Led by a pair of heavyweights who dominated their brackets, the Tigers qualified seven wrestlers […]

Mat club hosts sectionals

While Harrison’s varsity wrestlers were doing their best to qualify for sectionals this past weekend, the future of the Huskies’ program was also in action, as the Harrison Mat Club hosted 40 teams from around the area to compete in the Youth Wrestling Section 1 Tournament, which took place on Feb. 9 at Harrison High […]

Column: A super dreary day

Well that was certainly a bust. On Feb. 2, the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos squared-off in Super Bowl XLVIII, in a long-awaited match-up that pit the two pre-season favorites against each other with the Lombardi Trophy hanging in the balance. It was Peyton and the Broncos’ historically good offense against a vaunted Seattle […]

Garnets eye playoffs

By MIKE SMITH Over the last several years, Section I hockey’s Division 2 postseason picture has usually been a two-team race, with perennial powers Pelham and Rye dominating the landscape. As this year’s postseason looms, though, a number of worthy challengers have risen to the forefront. As Rye looks to close out its season on […]

Huskies claim county title

By MIKE SMITH On Feb. 1, Harrison’s boys track team was able to put a nice cap on a terrific season as the Huskies took first place at the Westchester County Championship meet at the Armory in New York City. The county win, a first in school history, proved to be yet another milestone reached […]

Tigers eye postseason

By MIKE SMITH Just a few weeks ago, Mamaroneck hockey coach Mike Chiapparelli was waiting for his young team to turn the corner offensively in order to pose a credible threat in the Division 1 playoffs. Now, after a handful of solid games, it looks as though the Tigers are right where they want to […]

Cruz returns to the ring

By MIKE SMITH In the first round of his Dec. 4, fight against Joshua Arocho, Byrant “Pee Wee” Cruz found himself in an unfamiliar situation. Caught by a sneaky left hook, the Port Chester lightweight was on the canvas for the first time in his professional career. His ankle, which buckled underneath him on his […]

Titans down Pearl River

Behind goaltender Brian Ket-chabaw’s shutout performance on Feb. 2, the Rye Town/Harrison Titans buried a good Pearl River team 2-0 to improve to 10-6 on the year. Ian Bass and Brian Kelly provided the offense for RTH on Sunday, while Ketchabaw was perfect in net, stopping all 12 shots on goal to blank the Pirates […]

Athlete of the Week: Maggie McDermott

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Running as graceful and as fast as a gazelle, setting records in the process, Maggie McDermott has been named the latest Athlete of the Week. Maggie, a junior on Rye’s track team, is one of the fastest runners for the Garnets in the longer distance events. Her top times this year have […]

Dixon grabs gold at Nationals

By MIKE SMITH At the USA Boxing National Championships in Spokane, Wash. last week, a duo of local fighters made good, establishing themselves as two of the top amateur female fighters in the country. Krystal Dixon, fighting out of Champs Boxing Club in New Rochelle, emerged as the top 178-plus pound amateur in the country […]