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The Edgemont cross-country Panthers kicked off the season with a meet on their home turf Sept. 10. Having already run through the full course three times during practice, two of which were time trials, the Panthers felt well prepared and confident entering the meet against Pelham and Ardsley.

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They may never be the subject of a trivia answer, but just in case, Jack Mintzer, David Peng, Dylan Wasserberger and Ethan Gates are the first four-year boys volleyball players at Scarsdale. The Mintzer-proclaimed “core four” spent a year on junior varsity as freshmen and are now seniors on …

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Katie Feinstein didn’t hesitate to take three seventh-graders on the varsity tennis team at Edgemont. In 2014, Feinstein’s third year of coaching at her alma mater, she knew they’d be just fine. After all, the 1999 graduate and state doubles qualifier was also a six-year varsity tennis playe…

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After being diagnosed with juvenile arthritis when he was 6 years old, recent Scarsdale High School graduate Brian Lilly finally took control of his athletic life sophomore year and has been full throttle ever since.

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Nikki Rosee started last spring as an assistant coach for the Edgemont track and field team. Following the sudden retirement of 30-year veteran J.C. Periac on the first day of preseason in March, Rosee soon found herself as Periac’s replacement as the spring girls head coach and this fall sh…

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Richard Presser Park on Central Avenue in Hartsdale has become a bastion of hope for the local cricket community. Up until June, when the town of Greenburgh carved out a 22-yard pitch for residents to practice the sport they are passionate about, the only sound these players heard when they …

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James Nicholas emerging as the top golfer in the Ivy League for his senior year at Yale wasn’t much of a surprise after he gave up football prior to his sophomore year at Yale. His younger brother, Stephen Jr., becoming one of the better golfers in the Centennial Conference for Franklin &…

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Inga DeNunzio worried the Scarsdale Town Pool team would have a short stay in its return to Division 1 of the Westchester County Swim Conference this summer. Jackie Cordero thought this might be the year that sent the Greenburgh Swim Team down to Division 2.

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The Scarsdale Town Pool swim and dive team hosted the first day of the Westchester County Swim Conference championships Monday, Aug. 5. The host team had placed fifth in Westchester County the previous week, while Greenburgh Swim Team was fourth overall. Conferences continue this week at dif…

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On a Monday morning during one of the hottest weeks of the year, most people stayed inside to keep cool with the air conditioning. On the tennis courts at Scarsdale High School, however, groups of adults and some children braved the heat for their regularly scheduled tennis lessons. Their in…

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While Mihir Barlinge may not have won a medal at the 2018 USA Taekwondo National Championships, he walked away with something much greater — the determination to come back the following year and win one. Earlier this month, the rising Scarsdale High School freshman achieved his goal by takin…

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The Sleepy Hollow/Hastings/Edgemont/Irvington girls swim team got the best offseason news possible last week as the 200 freestyle relay from last fall was named All-American with the 62nd ranked high school time in the country.

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Gus Thompson had two goals heading to Mexico City for the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games: 1) To experience a new culture and 2) to win gold. The recent Scarsdale High School graduate returned to Scarsdale earlier this week having achieved both.

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Marcos Monteagudo thought he had a home with Blind Brook boys soccer, until the Scarsdale job opened up this spring with the stepping down of five-year coach Paul Brooks. The opportunity to coach a competitive program in Class AA doesn’t come up often and Monteagudo didn’t want to regret not…

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For the Greenburgh Swim Team, morning practices are a peaceful time at the Anthony F. Veteran Park pool complex just before campers arrive and before the public gets to use the pool. New this year are afternoon practices in two lanes that have given coach Jackie Cordero’s team a little boost…

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From a Scarsdale perspective, the lacrosse coaching sidelines at John Jay High School have a familiar look to them. Scarsdale teachers and former coaches Stacey Wierl, Jeremy Guski and Sean O’Rourke helped lead the John Jay girls and boys to the New York State finals this spring.

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On Saturday, June 15, the Scarsdale baseball community gathered at the Crossway fields to celebrate Super Saturday, a fun-filled day of activities centered around Scarsdale Little League. The day featured championship games in three divisions: The Raptors won the Atlantic Division (mostly fi…

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In the town of Delmar, New York, a suburb of Albany, the Scarsdale Hellfish competed in the 2019 New York High School Ultimate Championship. Ultimate is a fast-paced sport in which a disc is thrown down a field until it is caught in an opponent’s end zone.

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With the Section 1 team title already well in hand at Fenway Golf Club, the Scarsdale Raiders had one more mission ahead of them to cap off their perfect season. David Umansky, the final golfer to come in, needed to shoot at most a 40 in order to set a school record for best 9-hole round.

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Nico Bernard had an important job as the anchor of Scarsdale’s 4x800-meter relay in the winter and spring. His goal was to cross the finish line before the opposing anchors, but despite being the team’s fastest leg, he could only achieve his objective if everyone on the team stepped up.