Two of Scarsdale’s top fall 2019 athletes earned high honors this month. Diver Maddie Seltzer was named a NISCA All America diver for her juni…
While the opening of schools in New York State essentially comes down to three options — in-person, distance learning or a hybrid — the possibilities for interscholastic athletics are much more complex. If there are sports at all, athletic departments will be scrambling no matter what.
July 6 is the target date for some youth sports to return to the Mid-Hudson Region as part of the New York Forward rollout. While “lower risk” sports as defined by the state like tennis and golf are already permitted, “moderate risk” sports will be permitted now that the region is in phase 3.
The spring of 2019 was a record-setting season for Scarsdale High School golf — both for the long-dominant boys and the newly crowned girls — and coaches Andy Verboys and Barney Foltman expected that to continue in 2020.
The closure of schools as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak has brought on more challenges than just adapting to new learning methods for Scarsdale high schoolers. Student-athletes have been forced to rethink their traditional ways of preparing for the spring season.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Long Island went ahead of the curve on Tuesday, as Suffolk and Nassau counties, sections 11 and 8, respectively, canceled the spring sports season.
At the Ivy League women’s swimming championships, Yale senior Bebe Thompson (Scarsdale ’16) took 15th in the 200 butterfly in 2:01.26, 18th in the 200 individual medley in 2:03.55 and 15th in the 400 individual medley in 4:22.55. Yale was 8-1 and third in the Ivy League.
Coach Rich Clark was almost ready to pull out a second hand to count the number of legitimate potential New York State championships qualifiers from Scarsdale’s indoor track and field team this past winter. But in the end, only one advanced.
Results are important, but when you get to the New York State championships, it’s the experience that matters more, especially for the young swimmers.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday, April 9, that golf courses are non-essential and will close.
Like the rest of the world, Evan Moretti is at the mercy of COVID-19.
The familiar thud of a lacrosse ball bouncing off an outside wall of the gym. The sound of a disc whirling through the air at the turf field. Running shoes pounding the oval track.
Hayden Claussen doesn’t remember the early days of his skiing career — he was on skis so young that it’s just always been part of his life.
“The puck stops here” was Eastchester/Tuckahoe/Bronxville/Edgemont goalie J.P. Rosabella’s modus operandi during the first three games and nearly two periods of the finals of sectionals. He’d allowed six goals in the first three wins, but in the finals it wasn’t that he couldn’t stop the puc…
War and tennis.
Some teams have a rich history of Westchester County Center appearances and Gold Balls, or even the occasional cameo in the semifinals. The Edgemont girls basketball team has three league titles and two quarterfinals appearances over the last three years.
With a 40-35 Suffern lead over Scarsdale with 6:08 left in the opening round of the Section 1 Class AA boys basketball tournament, it was anyone’s game as the Raiders chipped their way back from a 39-28 deficit to start the fourth quarter.
Making a team believe isn’t an easy thing for a coach to do, especially after a difficult season on and off the court. But when the Scarsdale girls basketball team, the No. 13 seed, went up 18-11 on No. 4 Albertus Magnus in the first round of the Section 1 Class AA tournament, no one believe…
For a winter with very little snow locally, the Scarsdale and Edgemont ski teams sure got plenty of practices and competitions in for the regular season. That paid off for the Section 1 championships at Hunter Mountain.
Eastchester/Tuckahoe/Bronxville/Edgemont entered the Section 1 Division 1 tournament against Cortlandt expecting to win. But what happened was shocking.
Dean Mancini’s four-year wrestling career was a marathon, not a sprint. That’s the message coach Jeremy Szerlip hopes his young wrestlers take away from what they saw Mancini achieve last weekend.
Scarsdale has the top male and female 600-meter runners in Section 1 Class A. At the Feb. 23 state qualifier, they hope to prove they are the best among all classes in those two events and others.
With five freshmen on the roster for opening day and two more being added late in the season, the Scarsdale ice hockey team’s future has arrived. However, with the playoffs looming this weekend, the Raiders are focusing on the present.
Dylan Johns didn’t start playing ice hockey until he was a freshman in high school. He joined the modified team that year, but took last year to play travel hockey, returning to the high school level with the Eastchester/Tuckahoe/Bronxville/Edgemont varsity team this winter. The Edgemont jun…
Within a span of about 5.5 minutes, a 10-9 Scarsdale lead turned into a 27-13 Scarsdale lead and the host Raiders never looked back en route to a 67-50 win over John Jay East-Fishkill in a Section 1 Class AA outbracket game.
Being part of Team USA is a tremendous honor at any level of athletics. For sisters Erin and Taylor Olender, it was an honor they got to share together last month.
Scarsdale gymnastics coach Jennifer Roane enjoys having Charlotte Bonanno on her team. Based on her outward appearance, you can’t tell if Bonanno is having her best day (32.85 in the regular) or her worst (29.475 at sectionals).
Track meets can easily last anywhere from four to six hours, and that doesn’t even include travel time. Then the time spent at the meet is largely composed of waiting for an event, followed by an intense period of actually competing, and then repeating this cycle.
When Alexis Chan was an eighth-grader in her first year on the Edgemont varsity girls basketball team, her coaches decided that since nothing else was working, they’d try something new. For two years, Edgemont ran a variation on Grinnell College’s “The System,” where offense was king and the…
The Scarsdale bowling season has officially drawn to a close, ending another successful year for the girls, while the boys used this year as a transition period to develop their newly established core of players.
More competitions, more practices.
Following an 8-3 loss to Suffern on Feb. 7, Scarsdale ice hockey coach James Synowiez talked to his team about playing a full 45-minute game. Despite having an 8-7 record following the game, the Raiders had yet to do that against the truly competitive teams.
The Eastchester/Tuckahoe/Bronxville/Edgemont ice hockey team was 7-12-1 and lost 9-1 to Rye Town/Harrison in their return to sectionals last winter. With four games left this season, ETBE is 6-9 and lost 10-7 to RT/H in the team’s fourth game in five days.
After standing tall in tight games in a competitive league, traveling to San Diego for four intense games and playing in a Slam Dunk Challenge showcase game at the Westchester County Center, the 5-15 Scarsdale boys basketball team is ready for anything that comes its way this postseason.
Scarsdale isn’t known for having a large ninja population, but that could start trending upward if Quaker Ridge Elementary School fifth-grader Taylor Anfang has anything to say about it. The 10-year-old gymnast-turned-ninja warrior hopes to show her grit when she competes in the National Nin…
After four years of volleyball and three seasons each of indoor and outdoor track, Jordy Love decided to make a change for the winter of her senior year. While she will return to the track and field team in the spring, Love spent this winter with the Scarsdale gymnastics team.