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Daniel Asher didn’t want to end his high school cross-country career at the Section 1 Class A championship meet. With his team expected to be in the top five, but likely a longshot to beat North Rockland, the senior pushed himself as hard as he could to qualify for the New York State Championships.

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After winning Section 1 with 294 points last year and falling three points shy of the New York State title, the Sleepy Hollow/Hastings/Edgemont/Irvington girls swim team scored 328.5 points in repeating as section champs. This weekend the team finds out how it stacks up against the rest of t…

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The fall of 2019 was a season of firsts for the fourth-year Scarsdale boys volleyball program. The Raiders beat a team from Rockland County for the first time, had a winning record for the first time, won a postseason game for the first time, played in the Section 1 finals for the first time…

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Some tennis players have a rap for bad attitudes and on-court shenanigans, often unable to find the joy in the sport. The four girls who represented Scarsdale and Edgemont at the New York State doubles tennis championships last weekend are just the opposite. Win or lose, they found a way to …

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Last Tuesday, the Scarsdale cross-country team had its league meet at Van Cortlandt Park, where the boys were trying to defend their title and the girls were looking to beat Ursuline.

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After suffering its first loss of the season in week 7, the Edgemont football team defeated Haldane 22-16 last weekend to improve to 7-1. It was a nice bounce back win for the Panthers before their bowl game against Briarcliff on Saturday.

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The fall cross-country season always speeds by in the short two-and-a-half months that the Edgemont Panthers spend together. During this time, the team gets to enjoy the pleasant weather and charming change in scenery, but as the season approaches its end, the team has to say goodbye to thei…

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It took an up and down regular season, but the Edgemont volleyball team played its best match of the season in the opening round of the Section 1 Class B tournament, a tight 3-0 sweep by No. 8 Westlake.

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In the first half against Albertus Magnus, the Edgemont boys soccer team thought it had the go-ahead goal. The officials ruled the ball had not fully crossed the goal line and play resumed. While Edgemont was still soaking in and disputing the call, Magnus quickly put the ball in the net for…

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Taking 23 players on varsity this year was no accident for girls soccer coaches Mindy Genovese and Kiera Fox. Having graduated 11 players last year and knowing nine more would be on their way out after this season, Scarsdale didn’t want to be left with an inexperienced program going forward.

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Last fall the Scarsdale boys cross-country team was dominant, winning six meets, including leagues and counties, but just falling one point short behind Arlington at sectionals. While this year’s team, having graduated five top 10 runners, wasn’t quite the same force, the Raiders won back-to…

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The Scarsdale boys volleyball team was able to turn around what seemed a gloomy week for the team into ending on a positive note. The Raiders lost to Eastchester to begin the stretch in a tough match, had two matches postponed and rebounded from their setback with a strong, united win agains…

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It took two years to replace Sydney Vleck, but Megan Lee, Anya Pabby and Joy Jiang now have a fourth leg for their elite relays. Fellow junior Danielle Eforo joined the fold and for the second time in three years, the Scarsdale girls swim and dive team is sending all three relays to states.

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It’s hard to believe the Edgemont High School football team, rooted in a winning tradition from the late 1990s into the early 2000s, had not won a league title since 2006. On Friday, that drought ended.

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This past weekend, the Scarsdale cross-country team raced at the Section 1 Coaches Invitational at Bowdoin Park. Bowdoin is a very important course because it is where the state qualifier and Federation meets take place later this season, and this was Scarsdale’s last chance to race there in…

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With Ali Gaviser injured early in the season and Daphne Ballas likely not to play in sectionals, Edgemont girls soccer’s top two scoring options will be spectators for postseason. But like they have done all season, the Panthers will aim to be the hardest working team on the field and pull o…

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Coming off back-to-back overtime losses, the back-to-back 7-0 wins that followed for the Scarsdale girls soccer team offered a boost heading into postseason.

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When Notre Dame rugby coach Sean O’Leary told Nick Civetta — after Civetta’s first week playing the sport as a freshman — that he could one day be an “Eagle,” Civetta had no idea what that meant. He had to go home and look it up.

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Between the Section 1 Conference I and III tournaments and the first day of the Section 1 tournament on Wednesday, there’s been a lot of excitement for Scarsdale and Edgemont.

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If four-year player Zach Stern has learned anything about the postseason it’s to not look too far ahead. That’s something he and his Edgemont boys soccer teammates are vowing to do this fall.

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With two losses going to third set tiebreakers and another at 7-5, 6-4, the Edgemont girls tennis team gave Harrison a run for its money in the Section 1 team tournament quarterfinals. In the end, however, Harrison won 4-1, with two matches unfinished with the match clinched.

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Josh Strassberg has one chance to get it right for the Scarsdale boys soccer team. This is the senior’s first — and only — year on varsity and he knows what’s at stake for him and his team.

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Andie Novenstein sent the ball to Liz Scarcella. Scarcella passed to Sophie Carroll. Carroll whacked the ball into the board of the goal at Scarsdale High School. With 3:02 left in the game, the three seniors gave the Raiders a 1-0 lead over rival Mamaroneck.

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After a 76-1 regular season match record and a pair of sweeps in the first two rounds of the Section 1 team tournament, the Scarsdale girls tennis team was finally challenged by Harrison and Byram Hills in the semifinals and finals, respectively. On Sunday, the Raiders won the final two roun…

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After serving as head coach of the Edgemont boys soccer team for three years, Dave Villalobos knew it was time for a change. He went to then-athletic director Jim San Marco and suggested he lure Mike Cozza, who, after five years coaching girls and boys soccer at Edgemont had gone over to Eas…

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This past week has been a tempestuous one for the Scarsdale boys volleyball team. What started as a promising week with a challenging win against Clarkstown South turned into a tough, but competitive set of losses to Suffern and Clarkstown North.