Category Archives: Sports

Broncos triumph in OT

By MIKE SMITH All season long, Bronxville coach Jacquelyn Frawley has praised her team’s ability to raise its game at crucial moments. On Nov. 3, the Broncos proved that on Section I’s biggest stage, topping Pawling 2-1 with less than a minute to go in double overtime to win the Class C championship. With 35 […]

Eagles crush Indians

By MIKE SMITH In a season that has seen undefeated Eastchester soar to unbelievable heights on the offensive side of the ball, the Eagles’ performance in the Class A quarterfinals might be their finest to date. On Oct. 24, Eastchester piled on the points early against No. 7 seed John Jay, capturing a 51-27 victory. […]

Rye Athlete of the Week: Caroline Howard

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Caroline Howard has utilized her many years of dance training to lead this year’s Rye High School cheerleading team. Howard, a senior, is now participating on the varsity squad for her fourth year and second year as a team captain. The team starts practices during the summer and does more than just […]

Huguenots outlast Tigers

By MIKE SMITH On Oct. 24, New Rochelle escaped what may have been its toughest test to date, earning a 28-20 win over No. 12 seed Mamaroneck in the Class AA quarterfinals.  At 8-0 on the season, the Huguenots remain the favorites to take a section title, but 1-7 Mamaroneck has been able to give […]

Huguenots win Class AA title

by MIKE SMITH If any early-season questions lingered about New Rochelle’s offensive prowess, the Huguenots answered them last weekend. On Saturday, Nov. 7, New Rochelle claimed the Class AA title with a 44-25 victory over John Jay, in a game that showed just how scary the Huguenots can be when they are clicking. Keelan Thomas […]

Mamaroneck Roundup

  Football 10/24 Woodlands d. Rye Neck 14-6 Despite a much-improved performance against a Woodlands team that earned a double-digit victory over the Panthers last time, Rye Neck fell to the Falcons in the Class C semifinals in a truly defensive struggle. Woodlands quarterback Amiri Bilal accounted for both touchdowns, rushing for 175 yards and a […]

Huskies on to semis

By MIKE SMITH If Harrison’s postseason has been something of an adventure so far, it seems to be one that the Huskies are well prepared for. On Oct. 27, Harrison won its second straight nailbiter, topping Ursuline 1-0 to advance to the Class A semifinals.  Karina Brachlow netted the game-winner 10 minutes into the second […]

Harrison hangs on

By MIKE SMITH Harrison’s field hockey squad got off to a quick postseason start on Oct. 27, scoring early and hanging on to top Pelham 2-1 in a Class B first round game. But as the No. 5 Huskies prepare for a long playoff run, they know they’ll have to hold off more than a […]

Eastchester upsets Garnets

By MIKE SMITH Sometimes a game can come down to one unlucky break. The Rye Garnets found that out firsthand on Oct. 23 when they saw a stellar 2015 campaign end with an overtime loss to Eastchester in the Class A first round.  The No. 12 seed Eagles broke a scoreless tie in overtime, when […]

Huskies nab No. 4 seed

    By MIKE SMITH With a 3-0 win over Port Chester on Oct. 19, the Harrison Huskies appear to be hitting their stride with the postseason on the horizon. With a 10-5-1 record and having secured one of the top seeds in the Class A playoffs, Harrison will now turn its attention to making […]