Category Archives: Sports

Tuckahoe bows in semis

By MIKE SMITH Tuckahoe’s impressive postseason came to an end on Nov. 19 when the Tigers fell 32-0 to Ticonderoga in the state semifinals at Dietz Stadium. Beset by six turnovers, Tuckahoe’s offense simply couldn’t find its footing as the Sentinels capitalized on their chances to punch their ticket to Syracuse.  Tuckahoe’s ball control struggles […]

Garnets eye turnaround

By MIKE SMITH With a host of returning players and a newfound commitment to the weight room, Rye’s basketball team certainly seems poised for big things this winter. But even though head coach John Aguilar expects his team to contend for a section crown this year, he knows full well that many obstacles—including a difficult […]

Tigers fare well at states

By MIKE SMITH Over the course of a long fall season, a handful of Mamaroneck cross-country runners were able to put themselves on the map with signature performances at some of the season’s biggest meets. Lauren Chapey, Sam Morton and Will Young all participated in the state championship meet on Nov. 14, with Chapey placing […]

New Ro survives scare

By MIKE SMITH Nobody said getting to Syracuse was going to be easy.  For roughly three quarters on Saturday, it appeared as though New Rochelle was going to stroll into the state semifinals with a lopsided win over Section IX Newburgh. But a late Goldbacks’ rally tested the Huguenots’ resolve, as the Section I champs […]

Tigers rough up Roscoe

By MIKE SMITH Tuckahoe may have been idle for 14 days following its Section I title win over Haldane, but when the Tigers took the field against Roscoe on Nov. 14, they didn’t wait too long to pick up right where they left off. With a dominant 35-21 win over the Eagles on Saturday, the […]

Tigers claim state crown

By MIKE SMITH Brigid Knowles might not be the biggest name on the Mamaroneck field hockey team, but on Nov. 15, the freshman came up with the biggest play of the Tigers’ season. Burying a rebound chance against Ward Melville,  Knowles broke a scoreless tie in double overtime, giving Mamaroneck its second straight state title. […]

Newman sets swim mark

    By MIKE SMITH On Nov. 7, Mamaroneck’s Steve Newman helped set a master’s world swimming record.  Newman and his Sarasota YMCA Sharks teammates, Jack Groselle, Kevin McCormack and Rick Walker, set a new benchmark in the 240-279 Short Course Meter 800-meter freestyle relay with a blistering time of 8:52.73. The Sharks’ pace was […]

McCarthy signs with Elon

By MIKE SMITH On Nov. 13, Harrison pitcher Dean McCarthy put pen to paper and made it official, signing his national letter of intent to attend Division I Elon University next fall. Although the senior is eager to take his game to the next level, he is still committed to leading the Huskies to victory […]

Column: Fantasy wars

I’ll be honest. As much as I love managing my pretend football teams, I’ve never delved into the world of daily fantasy sports, and given the last few weeks that daily fantasy has had in the press—and the courts—I don’t really feel like I’m missing out. Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched […]

Broncos dropped in regionals

By MIKE SMITH On Nov. 7, Bronxville’s field hockey season came to an end with a 6-0 loss to Section IV Whitney Point in the regional finals. But despite the disappointing end to the year, the Broncos’ young, talented roster appears to be poised for big things in the years to come. Whitney Point came […]