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Larry Giustiniani felt his 2-5 Edgemont girls basketball team should be winning more games, so before sending his team off for a week of vacation following the Pelham Tournament just before the new year, he had a talk with his seniors, Ava Pizzurro, Alexis Chan, Betsy Clarke and Sharika Kaul.

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When the numbers finally dwindled to a point where there were two middle schoolers who competed in one event each in the final meet of the 2015-16 season, Edgemont High School did what many other schools had done in the 1990s and early 2000s — it cut out its varsity gymnastics program the fo…

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With a growing list of Section 1 winners, All-State wrestlers and New York State champions, the Edgemont wrestling program has a host of Panthers to put up on a pedestal. The latest Panther the coaches can use as a positive example hasn’t achieved any of that. And whether he does or doesn’t …

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From the very first meet of the indoor track and field season, a significant number of Edgemont’s athletes were already improving and hitting personal records, leading the coaches to predict a continued upward trend for the rest of the season.

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In back-to-back games, sophomore Mike Ferrante scored 19 and 12 points against EF Academy and Westlake, respectively. He’s been below 10 points in Edgemont’s five other games, with the lone game he didn’t put the ball in the basket being his first varsity game on opening day.

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It’s the same old story for the Eastchester/Tuckahoe/Bronxville/Edgemont ice hockey team: when ETBE has a full roster it can be competitive, but when missing players for various reasons, the team will struggle.

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The surprise Section 1 runner-up team from last winter is certainly going to feel the loss of elite graduated swimmer Jon Ma, but the Ardsley/Hastings/Edgemont/Dobbs Ferry/Irvington boys came back with more depth and faster times overall. This was on display in the first two blowout meets of…

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After losing its first game of the season against Briarcliff at home, the Edgemont girls basketball team headed over to Briarcliff last Thursday and Saturday for its first tournament of the season. Edgemont split the two games against Hastings and Poughkeepsie.

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Within 12 hours of moving from Germany to Edgemont in June 2018, Miles Tomlinson tore his ACL. Playing basketball in America, the one thing Tomlinson was looking forward to since his plane landed, would have to wait.

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Coming off back-to-back league titles, the Edgemont girls basketball team wants to win a third straight, but the Panthers know they have their work cut out for them in replacing graduates Bianca Ferrante, Sophie Bortstein, Heather Schneps and Rachel Weisglass.

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The New York State finals couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start for the Sleepy Hollow/Hastings/Edgemont/Irvington girls swim team with a disqualification in the very first event, the 200 medley relay. The rest of the meet, however, couldn’t have gone much better.

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Nikki Rosee is all about the long haul, whether it comes to running distances or the future. The new Edgemont cross-country coach approached the season that way and saw improved results across the board.

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With 1:20 left on the clock and Briarcliff/Hamilton on the Edgemont/Keio 3-yard line in a 22-all game, Edgemont coach Brendan Connolly made the easiest call of his coaching career. “Let them score,” he told his defense.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Since the moment she walked off the court at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center on Sept. 18, Edgemont sophomore Dani Friedman had Oct. 4 circled on her calendar. Following a 6-4, 4-6, 10-8 loss to Bronxville’s Katie Formato at third singles, Friedman was seeking redemption in t…

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Many athletes choose to run as a way to stay in shape for their main sport, but if their main sport is track and field, the best choice for the offseason is to run cross-country in the fall. Cross-country can seem very unappealing, and is even a supposed “curse word” for most sprinters, but …

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A second-week bye couldn’t stop Edgemont’s momentum. The Panthers football team has now taken down Croton-Harmon in the opening week and Briarcliff and Hastings on back-to-back weekends following the week without a game.

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With three players suffering concussions and three others dealing with various injuries, the Edgemont girls soccer team has been down five starters and a key bench player. The Panthers are doing their best to fill in the gaps, including calling up four players from junior varsity.

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The Sleepy Hollow/Hastings/Edgemont/Irvington girls swim team is resilient. After falling to fellow powerhouse Horace Greeley to open the season, SHEDI has dominated in winning its next three meets.

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Since serving one year as the junior varsity coach in anticipation of being named Edgemont’s varsity volleyball coach for last fall, Eddie Olivares has been looking at the bigger picture. He knew when certain key players were going to graduate and has planned accordingly. That’s why last yea…

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Despite seven starters returning this fall, the veterans the Edgemont field hockey team did graduate, most notably in the midfield, were a longtime presence on the field. With two seniors and a sophomore this year — there are eight juniors and eight freshmen — Edgemont is back in another one…

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Some years — like last year — when circumstances dictate, one of the great Edgemont traditions takes a hiatus. But when the tennis team has its mostly annual match at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, it’s an experience like no other.