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In the biggest pressure situation of the season, Scarsdale junior Matthew Choe took his coach’s advice on his first drive and then took over with precision and nerves of steel to qualify for the New York State championships on a playoff hole.

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When Peter Riverso made sectionals for the Edgemont boys golf team in 2017, little did coach George DiChiara know he wouldn’t have a golfer back to that level for five seasons. Junior Ben Tran finally broke that trend this spring, and fell one stroke shy of becoming the first player since Do…

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Despite limping around the court for two hours in the Section 1 finals, Scarsdale senior Jason Shuler nearly forced a third set against defending and 2022 champion Emil Grantcharov of New Rochelle, falling 6-2, 7-6 (3).

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For the Edgemont Panthers girls lacrosse team, they couldn’t have asked for a better season. Fresh off of winning their first league title in nearly 20 years, which saw sophomore star midfielder Illiana Dimopolous score her 100th career goal, the Panthers were riding high heading into the fi…

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Playing a ‘Friday night lights game’ is a special opportunity for sports teams to take advantage of the amplified audience and inspiration, and last Friday, May 13, the Scarsdale girls flag football team soaked up their spotlight during their senior game. While there was worry about the seni…

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In the fourth quarter with time running out in a playoff game with the score all tied up, it all comes down to who will make the big plays to win the game, and there were a lot of big plays made by a lot of players for Edgemont as the Panthers hosted Nanuet in the first round of the Section …

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Heading into a league, county or class meet, track and field coaches and teams often have a sense of where they’ll fall amongst the competition. A meet like the Joe Wynne Somers Lions Club Invitational with dozens of teams of all shapes and sizes is more about competing well and preparing fo…

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Tuesday afternoon was a special one for families of seniors on Scarsdale’s varsity baseball team. Before its matchup against New Rochelle, the team recognized the seniors during the Senior Day ceremony on May 10.

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It was a very physical game. Sticks were checked, players were shoved down and both teams showed frustration trying to score on offense. But in the end, the Edgemont Panthers came out on top, defeating the Dobbs Ferry Eagles 12-10, in a very hard fought game Tuesday, May 10.

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For seven seasons of field hockey and lacrosse over four years — the lone exception being the spring of 2020 when there was no lax season — Angela Hoey has been Scarsdale’s starting goalie and pretty much finished every game she started. Monday, May 9, was different.

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The frustration is over for Joshua Dalal. After missing last baseball season due to a torn labrum in his throwing arm and surgery, he’s back on the field almost better than ever as a junior, joined by his sophomore brother Ryan Dalal. If it hadn’t been for the injury, both of them would have…

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The Edgemont Panthers girls lacrosse team is on quite the roll of late. After easily handling Keio Academy 15-0 last Saturday, April 30, the Panthers won a huge rematch at home over Rye Neck in dreary weather conditions, 15-7, on Monday, May 2, to avenge a 14-13 loss to Rye Neck earlier in t…

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After a bunch of close losses, the Edgemont boys’ varsity lacrosse team was looking to turn it around and the Panthers responded with a pair of victories over Eastchester and Yonkers to give them hope for a big finish.

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Seniors Jake Feuerstein, Patrick Kantor and Jack Lazarus and sophomore Tyler Pierro all played varsity football together last fall for Scarsdale High School. This spring, their family members are playing girls flag football together, while several others are following in their brothers’ path…

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Eva Gibney and Avery Bensche each placed first to lead Scarsdale at the Red Raider Relays, which took place at North Rockland High School on April 22 and 23. Bensche won the long jump with a leap of 16-10 while Gibney took first in the pole vault with an 8-0.

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It was a dreary Tuesday afternoon. Constant storm clouds loomed, the seats were soaking wet, and the rain came down in short spurts. But for the Edgemont Panthers girl lacrosse team, the weather never seemed to slow them down, as they comfortably won on April 26 over the Blind Brook Trojans,…

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Possibly for the first time in school history — certainly for the first time this century — David slayed Goliath in boys tennis when Edgemont, trailing 3-1, won the final three matches to defeat Scarsdale 4-3.

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Though they are only three matches into the season, the two-time defending Section 1 champion and defending New York State champion (from 2019) Scarsdale girls golfers are off to an incredible start after reloading the lineup with four freshmen. The 3-0 Raiders have shot 219, 214 and 220 in …

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Improvement has been made and there have been plenty of glimpses of potential, but it comes down to consistently putting together a full 50-minute game for Scarsdale’s girls lacrosse squad.

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When Ethan Rifkin was a freshman, he watched Dorji Phuntsho dominate as a thrower for the Scarsdale spring track and field team. Now as a senior, Rifkin, despite not having a 2020 season and having a shortened 2021 season due to COVID-19, is peaking with his senior year performances.

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The windy weather started to take shape Monday, April 18, in the middle of a baseball game at Edgemont. The weather was a factor, as many routine plays seemed difficult for the Panthers to make, as they lost both games at home on Monday to the Dobbs Ferry Eagles in a doubleheader. The Eagles…

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Each coming off a post-vacation win Monday, April 18, the Scarsdale and Edgemont softball teams were set to play the next day until overnight rain took Supply Field out of commission. The Raiders will host the Panthers on April 25 instead, as both teams will have a packed scheduled in the fi…

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A 7-1 halftime lead against North Salem was encouraging for the Edgemont boys lacrosse team. An 8-5 final score after North Salem won the second half 4-1 was not.

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The upside of having a junior varsity program for the first time in many years is that the Edgemont girls lacrosse program will have a feeder program gaining valuable experience before heading to the varsity level. The downside is a much shorter bench for both teams.

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Errors in the third inning and walks in the seventh inning proved costly as an 8-1 Scarsdale softball lead turned into a 10-9 walk-off win for host Ossining on Wednesday, April 13.

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Following a 6-1 win over New Rochelle to open the season and a 6-1 loss to Mamaroneck, Edgemont senior boys tennis captains Alex Lee and Will Mellis stepped up for their teams in a big way. Each player had the clinching win — Lee in a 4-3 victory over Scarsdale B, Mellis in a 4-3 victory ove…

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Scarsdale’s track and field team started the spring season in style with some notable results at the Section 1 Duals at the JFK Sports Complex on Sunday, March 27. The Raiders competed against Mamaroneck and Port Chester in the tri-meet.

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One thing Scarsdale baseball coach Jeff Weigel knew coming into the season was he would be relying heavily on catcher Ryan Cahaly. The senior, who has been captain of three teams this year, has lived up to the hype by handling a still young pitching staff — everyone on last year’s team was a…