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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.

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Though they didn’t get the Section 1 title they had hoped for over the winter, three Scarsdale ice hockey players got the next best thing. Seniors Ben Schwartz, Jack Brosgol and David Umansky helped the South Westchester Blackhawks under-18 team win the Tier 3 New York State Amateur Hockey A…

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For the second straight year, the Golf Performance Center of Ridgefield, Connecticut, and a former local head golf club pro who is now exclusively a putting instructor, played a pivotal role in putting the two-man team together that would win the 48th Wilson Cup tournament at Scarsdale Golf Club.

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Ten sectional qualifiers, six finalists, one state alternate and four state qualifiers — it was a record week for the Scarsdale boys golf team. And the scary part is this: “All four of them have a shot at winning it,” coach Andy Verboys said of the New York State Championships this weekend.

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Girls golf made its debut at Scarsdale High School in 2007. No longer would girls play on the boys’ team. That year the Raiders were 3-7 and sent then-freshman Rachel Whitney to the New York State Championships.

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Thanks to senior Nikolay Sahakyan and freshman Jason Shuler, Scarsdale boys tennis coach Jennifer Roane headed back to the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center this week.

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With a decisive victory at Crossway Field two Sundays ago, the Scarsdale Youth Soccer Club PSG 12-and-under boys advanced to the New York State Cup finals for the second year in a row. With strong community support from the sidelines, coach Cole Penny, executive director of SYSC, had the boy…

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With 85 degree temperatures at the start of the junior varsity Westchester County Championship meet, followed by a downpour by the end, this bipolar weather signified that it was officially a “spring track” meet. Unfortunately, for the Edgemont Panthers it was also the last for most of the team.