Category Archives: Sports

Tigers set to defend crown

By MIKE SMITH After staking its claim to the state title last year, the Mamaroneck field hockey team comes into the fall season with a sizeable target on its back—and the talent, it would appear, to take  on all-comers. Last season, the Tigers established themselves as one of the best teams in the nation. This […]

Eagles eye 2015 success

By MIKE SMITH After a season in which they scored a first-round playoff win, the Eastchester Eagles are looking to reach the postseason again as they gear up for 2015. With many position battles still to be decided, however, Eastchester hopes to use the next few weeks to solidify its roster for the upcoming campaign.  […]

Westchester hosts concussion conference

By MIKE SMITH On Aug. 20, area parents, coaches and players gathered at the Westchester County Center for the Safer Sports Conference on Concussions, a series of talks designed to raise awareness about the causes and effects of sports-related head injuries.  More than 200 people turned out to hear medical experts give their take on […]

Lake Isle takes county title

By MIKE SMITH On Aug. 6, the Lake Isle Swim and Dive team took the title at the 90th annual Westchester County Swim Championships, holding off a late charge by Wykagyl Country Club to outpoint the second place finisher 301-253. The victory—Lake Isle’s first since 2012—may also mark the end of the long-running swim meet, […]

New Ro team heads to states

By MIKE SMITH On July 30, the New Rochelle 10u baseball team’s season came to an end with a tough loss to Guilderland in Rochester, N.Y. Despite the defeat, however, the summer was a magical one for the New Rochelle youths, who went undefeated in district and sectional play to reach the New York State […]

Teams hit gridiron at New Ro

By MIKE SMITH For many area football teams, the final day of New Rochelle’s Champions Camp serves as one of the last chances to suit up and step on the field before two-a-days. July 31 was no different, as a number of squads, including New Rochelle, Harrison and Eastchester, competed in full-team scrimmages on McKenna […]

Swimmers shine at Playland

By Mike Smith On Aug. 3, local swimmers hit the pool at Rye Playland as they competed in the first day of the swimming competition at the Westchester County Swim Championships. Although the competition will officially end on Aug. 6, after press time, the swim team from Lake Isle holds a substantial lead in the […]

Tigers hone their skills

By MIKE SMITH The high school preseason will not start until the middle of August, but the Mamaroneck field hockey team is not wasting any time as it gears up to defend its 2014 state title.  This week, roughly 35 Tigers took the field at Flint Park in Larchmont for the annual Tiger World Camp, […]

Divers compete at counties

By MIKE SMITH Local competitors made waves on July 27 as the diving competition for the 10 to 13 age group signaled the kickoff for the 90th annual Westchester County Swimming and Diving Championships. Despite some stiff competition in the girls’ division, Rye Golf Club’s Kathryn Laverty came away in first place at the historic […]

Rye summer league grows

By MIKE SMITH In its second year of existence, the Rye Resurrection Basketball League continues to grow, providing local youths the chance to hit the hardwood with their friends twice a week during the dog days of summer.  In its inaugural season in 2014, the league boasted 48 players, aged 14 to 17, on four […]