Category Archives: Sports

Tigers outlast New Ro

By MIKE SMITH A highly anticipated pitcher’s duel lived up to expectations on April 21, when Mamaroneck and New Rochelle’s aces went head-to-head in the first matchup of the season between the league foes. In the end, it was Mamaroneck—and southpaw Kumar Nambiar—who walked away with a 2-1 extra innings win, as the Tigers outlasted […]

Rye Athlete of the week: George Kirby

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With a 90 mph fastball and a nasty curve, junior George Kirby was lights out, pitching a shutout against Tappan Zee in the Garnets’ season opener.  Kirby finished the inning game with 10 strikeouts and no walks while allowing only three hits.  He followed that up by holding hard-hitting John Jay to […]

Castagna to leave Rye

By MIKE SMITH On April 15, Rye Athletic Director Rob Castagna announced that he will leave his post at the end of the school year to pursue an opportunity in the Byram Hills School District. Castagna, who has been a part of Rye’s athletic community for 21 years, said that although he may be moving […]

Eagles fall to Garnets

By MIKE SMITH On April 9, the Eastchester Eagles dropped their first game of the season, falling 7-1 to a solid Rye team at home. But despite the loss, head coach Steve Lennon is confident that with more games against top-flight competition this year, his Eagles are on their way to becoming a formidable postseason […]

DeGraw no-hits Huskies

By MIKE SMITH Since its run to the Section I title last year, Rye has been known as a team built on the strength of its pitching and defense. And early on this season, it appears the Garnets have no deficiencies in either area.  On April 14, senior hurler Tim DeGraw turned in Rye’s latest […]

Huskies host triangular meet

By MIKE SMITH On April 12, the Harrison Huskies hosted Port Chester and Rye in a meet that featured several individual track and field events. Although the triangular was did not take team scores into account, Harrison coach Dom Zanot said that the event gave all three teams a chance to record baseline performances for […]

Tigers top White Plains

By MIKE SMITH After suffering its first loss of the season on April 11, the Mamaroneck Tigers came back in a big way with an 8-7 win over White Plains on Monday afternoon. As the team continues to gel, first-year head coach Racquel Lividini believes they can be a force within the section. The visiting […]

Rye Athlete of the week: Pat Condon

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Rugby may not be the most popular sport in the area, but its influence is gaining ground in Rye.  This, year senior Pat Condon is leading the Garnets squad in its first-ever foray into varsity competition.   Conlon’s all-around athletic ability allows him to play the position of scrum half, an important […]

New Ro falls to Pirates

By MIKE SMITH On April 7, the New Rochelle Huguenots nearly came away with their first win of the season, dropping a tough game to Pearl River 10-9 in what may have been their best performance of the season so far. Despite the loss, however, New Rochelle coach Brian Violante is starting to see signs […]

Eagles fall to Dutchmen

By MIKE SMITH After a tough winter limited their time on the field, the Eastchester Eagles dropped their home opener to Tappan Zee on April 6, falling to a good Dutchmen team 9-2. According to Eastchester coach Chris Walpole, the young Eastchester squad will look to bounce back from the loss and hopes to hit […]