While a junior varsity girls soccer game was being played at Blanford Field in Edgemont, the varsity team headed to Rye Neck to officially kic…
Hey, you. Yeah, you. All of you. We haven’t really spoken in a while. At least not in a sports section. Man, a lot’s changed for sure. Late last month I started covering a generation of athletes whose faces I may never recognize unless at some point soon we’re no longer wearing masks everywh…
On Friday, Oct. 16, the Scarsdale Recreation Department notified The Scarsdale Inquirer that one day earlier it had adopted a policy that all participants in recreation programs must wear masks. Recreation programs and independent sports organizations (ISO) are being notified of the change, …
Jennifer Wandle made it through four days of practice as the new Edgemont girls lacrosse coach last spring when the beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic closed down schools, which did not reopen until last month. If all goes well on Tuesday, Oct. 13, Wandle will have made it through the entir…
On an afternoon with a 70% forecast of thunder and lightning, Edgemont athletic director Anthony DeRosa was glued to a tracking app on his cellphone. With the last known lightning strikes hundreds of miles away, he decided to permit four teams to practice, with girls tennis following typical…
Tuesday, Sept. 29, will be a monumental day for Section 1 athletics as practices will be permitted for the first time since March, when most schools shut down during the first week of spring preseason.
The announcement Sept. 9 by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association was a bombshell that took the athletic community by surprise.
Brandon Wu has earned a trip home, and this homecoming is a special one.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the green light Monday, Aug. 24, for the majority of high school fall “low and moderate risk” sports to begin practicing Sept. 21.
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 junior year and volleyball player Magan Chin, who won the Con Ed Scholar-Athlete weekly award as a senior, was chosen as 1 of 4 overall scholarship winner…
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).