The Hastings 14U Yellow Jackets improved their overall record to 7-1 in the Greater Hudson Valley Baseball League with a pair of wins this pas…
Though unlike what anyone is accustomed to, the Westchester Swim Conference is having a season.
The Hastings 14U Yellow Jackets stretched their season-opening winning streak to five games this past week before succumbing to White Plains’ Hit-N-Run Academy, 4-1, on July 21 at White Plains High School.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced last week that it pushed the start date for high school scholastic sports to Sept. 21. Practices were scheduled to commence on Aug. 24.
There seems to be a pipeline forming between Ardsley and Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.
There will be youth sports this summer after all.
Irvington rising senior center Grace Thybulle has paved the way for a promising academic year and final season on the hardwood by committing to play collegiately at Yale University.
The Irvington High School Athletic Department brought down the curtain on the 2019-20 school year by handing out awards during the high school’s graduation event on June 20.
The 2019-20 sports season at Ardsley High School ended with a virtual awards ceremony hosted by athletic director Mike Ramponi on June 10.
For the past year, Ardsley’s Jalen Osbourne was prepping for his shot at the 100- and 200-meter dash state championships.
There are now two players from the Dobbs Ferry girls’ basketball program who committed to colleges prior to the end of their junior year.
The Ardsley boys’ lacrosse program was the most affected by the cancellation of the spring sports season.
This year’s senior class of girls’ lacrosse players in the Rivertowns may not have been large in numbers, but it was definitely high in talent and character.
There will be no third-straight trip to the girls’ state golf championships for DOBBS FERRY’s Taylor Miano this spring. No chance for her to wrap up her career with a run to a possible state crown.
Spring football practices for high school teams, while not mandatory for the players, has become an important part of building a winning program and culture.
With the cancellation of the spring high school sports season, The Rivertowns Enterprise is running a series of salutes to the seniors who did not get the chance to wrap up their careers on the field. This week will recognize the softball players.
With the cancellation of the spring high school sports season, The Rivertowns Enterprise is running a series of salutes to the seniors who did not get the chance to wrap up their careers on the playing field. This week we honor the baseball players.
Dobbs Ferry junior Julia Schwabe didn’t realize how important her decision to commit to play lacrosse at the University of Michigan was this past fall.
What seemed inevitable came to fruition on May 1 when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that schools throughout New York State would remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, thus ending any hopes for a spring scholastic sports season.
Even though the prospect of a spring high school sports season dwindles with each passing day, coaches and players continue to prepare on the off chance they are allowed to hit the playing fields in May.
After being named the Enterprise softball player of the year twice, and leading the Ardsley Panthers to a state title in her final season, Lauren Rende was looking forward to playing at the Division-1 level at Manhattan College.
The fate of the spring high school sports season will remain uncertain until April 29, at the earliest.
In the Rivertowns, in a typical year, one student-athlete might commit to play basketball at a Division 1 college. So far this year, however, one senior and two juniors have signed with D-1 schools.
Hastings High School’s gridiron GOAT (Greatest of All Time) will be among a handful of players responsible for guarding the GOAT among NFL quarterbacks, starting this fall.
Hastings junior Aidan Gemme won the Class C crown in the 1600-meter run on Feb. 10, then the Section I title in the 3200-meter run on Feb. 23, securing a spot in the state field in the event.
In her final season, Irvington senior Sarah Garcia won a sectional title in the 1,500-meter race walk, placed second at the state qualifier, and finished seventh at the state championship.
Irvington senior Adrien Pierce completed his high school swimming career by participating in four events at the state championships on March 6-7 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.
Whether he was scoring, passing, or blocking a shot, senior Lester McCarthy seemed to be at the epicenter of nearly every game-changing sequence this season for Dobbs Ferry. The defending sectional Class B champions finished with a record of 17-6 and returned to the sectional Final Four.
“Although I didn’t end the high school season how I wanted, I’m glad that there is something that I can be proud of,” Dobbs Ferry sophomore Olivia Deakins said about her second straight trip to the state ski championships.
The Rivertowns Legends finished 16-3-0 in 2017-18, then 5-13-0 in 2018-19. In 2019-20, the curve went up once more as the team won 16 of 23 games. Throughout that roller-coaster ride, Ben Birkhahn’s play was consistent.
Irvington senior Abby Conklin has a distinguishable stature and, according to her teammates, an unequaled energy.
Ardsley senior George Lebberes dominated this winter, winning 35 of his 39 matches, securing a third-straight sectional crown, and finishing third in the state tournament.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced on March 23 the cancellation of the remaining winter state championship events. The impacted contests include the boys’ and girls’ basketball regionals and state championships, as well as the ice hockey and bowling championships.
Like all youth sports organization throughout the country, the Ardsley Little League can only wait and hope that the current health crisis begins to subside.
The Irvington Bulldogs had an uncharacteristic season, losing the league title to Hastings and falling short of a sixth straight sectional title.
While in all likelihood we will never know just how far the Hastings boys’ basketball team could have gone in the state Class B tournament, one thing is certain: This was a special Yellow Jackets’ team.
Section I Sports Executive Director Todd Santabarbara placed all spring sports on hiatus on March 16, until a reevaluation of the Covid-19 pandemic at the end of this month.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced on March 12 that it was postponing the remaining winter championships — including boys’ and girls’ basketball, ice hockey, and bowling — because of concern over the coronavirus.
Inside an empty gym at Marlboro High School, Hastings rallied from a seven-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the host team, 48-45, in the first round of the state playoffs on March 11. The game was held sans spectators due to concerns about the Covid-19 coronavirus. Only a handful of me…
The only games that matter are the playoffs.
Irvington’s Sarah Garcia continued her strong outdoor track and field season with an impressive seventh-place finish in the 1500-meter race walk at the New York State championships on March 7 at the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Facility on Staten Island.
Emotions ran deep for not only the teams on the court, but for everyone in attendance at the Section 1 Class B championship match between fourth-seeded Irvington and second-seeded Putnam Valley on March 7 at the Westchester Country Center in White Plains.
They didn’t make it easy on themselves, which may be why this triumph was so satisfying for the Hastings Yellow Jackets.
Ardsley’s George Lebberes (285) ended his high school wrestling career with a third-place finish at the state championships in Albany. Meanwhile, Irvington’s Ian Schwam (145) earned All-State honors with a seventh-place effort. The two-day event was hosted at the Times-Union Arena on Feb. 28-29.