Category Archives: Sports

Panthers gear up for 2015

By MIKE SMITH After falling one game short of a section crown in 2014, the Rye Neck Panthers are gearing up this spring with one thought on their mind: winning the Class B title. With a huge crop of returning players this year, Rye Neck’s goals, while lofty, are certainly attainable.  The Panthers return all […]

New Ro set for 2015

By MIKE SMITH Over the last few seasons, New Rochelle’s baseball program has been firmly entrenched as one of the tops in Section I, a feat they will look to continue this year.  With 11 seniors and a talented group of youngsters on the team, big things could be in store for the Huguenots this […]

Healthy Harrison eyes 2015

By MIKE SMITH After being hit by injuries last spring, the Harrison softball team is heading into this season looking to stay healthy and make a deep playoff push. With a handful of returning stars on the roster, head coach Dean Marino feels that, if everything breaks the right way, it could be a tremendous […]

Tigers eye quick start

By MIKE SMITH After starting the 2014 season with six straight losses, the Mamaroneck Tigers pulled off an improbable run, winning 10 of their last 12 games to finish the season on a high note. This season, with all but one player returning, the Tigers are hoping to build on last year’s finish and come […]

Huskies set for season

By MIKE SMITH After going 6-16 last season, the Harrison baseball team is looking to retool this spring and make waves in one of the most competitive leagues in Section I. Buoyed by a host of returning players, the Huskies are hoping to turn things around in 2015.  Harrison has 11 players coming back this […]

Knicks fall to Charge

The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA Development League affiliate of the New York Knickerbockers, took a tough loss on the road, falling 104-73 on March 17 to the Canton Charge, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ affiliate. The teams traded a pair of twos to start the game, but it was all Charge basketball after that as Canton […]

Snow presents spring problems

By MIKE SMITH With the spring sports season slated to start this week, area coaches are becoming concerned that the winter weather may have conspired to keep teams inside for much of the preseason this year. Westchester has received an abundance of snowfall this year, little of which has melted due to the below freezing […]

Rye bows out in semis

By MIKE SMITH After a solid regular season and an inspired run through the playoffs, Rye’s season came to an end on Feb. 26, when they fell 60-54 to defending Class A champion Peekskill in the sectional semifinals. Despite the loss, the Garnets appear to be in a position to remain atop the Class A […]

Tiger run ends in finals

By MIKE SMITH Tuckahoe’s basketball season came to an end on Feb. 28, when the Tigers fell 56-45 to Haldane in the Class C championship game at the Westchester County Center. Despite the loss, however, the Tigers showed plenty of heart this postseason to advance to the finals where they bowed to the two-time section […]

Titans fall to Pelham

By MIKE SMITH The magic that has propelled the Rye Town/Harrison hockey club for the playoff stretch ran out on March 1, when the Titans ran into a Pelican-shaped buzzsaw at the Suffern Sport-o-Rama, dropping the Division 2 championship game 9-1 to a surging Pelham team.  The Pelicans scored twice in the first period, but […]