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Ten and a half years, three titles and many successful programs later, Dan Walczewski said goodbye Wednesday, Jan. 6, to the Scarsdale Department of Parks and Recreation, the only place he’s ever worked. Next week he will take over as the assistant superintendent of recreation in Yorktown.

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After 11 seasons, Scarsdale girls soccer coaches Mindy Genovese and Kiera Fox are still trying to win the big one on the field. There have been upsets, overtime games, seasons decided on penalty kicks and most recently their first appearance in a final, which, of course, went to overtime in …

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Katie Feinstein may have spent her formative years as a three-sport standout at Edgemont High School, but it was coaching tennis the last nine years at her alma mater where she truly “grew up.” Not only did she learn a lot coaching tennis for nine years, but she changed careers, got married,…

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It took until the final week of the season, but the Edgemont cross-country team finally left campus, competing in a dual meet at Scarsdale and the Section 1 Southern Westchester Large Schools regional race at Milton.

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On Friday, Nov. 20, just 10 days before low- and moderate-risk interscholastic winter sports were scheduled to begin, Section 1 announced it was moving the state-approved Nov. 30 start date to Jan. 4, 2021. That’s the same date the New York State Public High School Athletic Association propo…

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While tennis was one of the first sports allowed during New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s phased reopening in the spring, the inability to gather put the kibosh on the Scarsdale Summer Youth Tennis League season. This fall, however, tennis director Bob Harrison made sure to get kids playing…

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In a time when athletics have often been canceled, postponed or face uncertainty, three Scarsdale athletes had much to celebrate Wednesday, Nov. 11, when they signed Letters of Intent to participate at the Division I level next school year as part of National Signing Day.

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Aine Butler-Boyle watched the final game of her high school field hockey career on a livestream. Quarantined due to potential COVID-19 exposure, she wasn’t able to attend or play against North Salem, and with too many other teammates also out of commission, the Edgemont Panthers ended up not…

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With Mount Vernon on the final day of the regular season, the Scarsdale girls soccer team knew it had one more hurdle to clear in their quest for an undefeated league championship season, and that was rival New Rochelle just one day earlier.

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Not yet ready to say “uncle” when it comes to the possibility of high-risk winter sports basketball, ice hockey, wrestling and competitive cheerleading competing this winter, New York State Public High School Athletic Association Executive Director Robert Zayas announced Tuesday, Nov. 17, a …

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After opting not to return for soccer his senior year after breaking his fibula last year, Shan Daniel was told that joining the Scarsdale cross-country team would be great for his track 800-meter training. Little did he — or anyone — know the sprinter would quickly make an impact as a dista…

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The match that ended the Edgemont girls tennis season was certainly unique as junior Dani Friedman faced off against freshman Nishka Daga, a pair of teammates vying for third place in the Section 1 South Westchester Large Schools Regional singles tournament.

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Though it wasn’t the finals of the New York State Championships, it sure felt that way to Scarsdale High School senior Zoe Tucker. Winning the Section 1 Southern Westchester Large Schools doubles tournament with sophomore teammate Natalie Hu was, in this COVID-19 season, the pinnacle of success.

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With the Section 1 Southern Westchester Large Schools regional tournaments kicking off next week, the Scarsdale and Edgemont boys and girls soccer teams are showing they are ready for whatever teams they get seeded to face when brackets are released Sunday.

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After consulting with “state officials,” New York State Public High School Athletic Association Executive Director Dr. Robert Zayas tweeted Monday that “low and moderate-risk winter sports” — bowling, gymnastics, indoor track and field, skiing and swimming and diving — will be “permitted to …

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After cancellations of matches and practices piled up due to COVID-19 contact tracing and rain, the Scarsdale girls tennis team returned to the courts Monday, Nov. 2, for the third time since the competitive season kicked off. Since it was only the third match to go with zero in-season pract…

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After not scoring for about 95 minutes of play against Mamaroneck and going another almost 75 minutes scoreless against Blind Brook, the Scarsdale boys soccer team got exactly what it needed from an unexpected player.

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Finally, on Wednesday, Nov. 4, Section 1 released its postseason plan. After rejecting full normal sectional tournaments as it seemed some schools did not want to travel too far from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the section went with “regional playoffs,” not to be confused with the reg…

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Despite a 1-4-1 record midway through the season, the Edgemont girls soccer team has been competitive in its first year in Class A. With a win, a tie, two overtime games played and two losses in which they let up only three goals, the future is bright for a Panther team that has only three seniors.

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Wednesday, Oct. 21, was a difficult day for the Scarsdale girls tennis team. They didn’t quite know how to react to winning 6 of the 7 matches against Fox Lane by scores 8-0.

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The Scarsdale girls soccer team hopes the warm-up is over. The three wins they’ve had in their first four games were by a combined 17-0 score. They’re ready for another challenge like their 1-1 double overtime tie with New Rochelle.

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For a tennis program with a history of dominance — Scarsdale’s girls won 117 straight matches from 1990-2000 — the 2019 season was one for the records books. The Raiders were 15-0, going 76-1 in regular season matches; won the Section 1 Team championship, still a relatively new endeavor; and…