The Edgemont boys basketball team had the program’s best season in over two decades this winter, earning a 16-4 regular season record, two postseason wins, made the Section 1 Class B semifinals for the first time in 16 years and came close to the finals in an overtime loss, all good for an 1…
When Rye Neck and Edgemont boys basketball met in the second game of the season in December, senior Ben Landes came off the bench to deliver a game-winning shot for Edgemont. In the rematch in the Section 1 Class B quarterfinals, Landes made his mark on the game in the second half, but after…
For a team that hadn’t won a game all season, drew the No. 14 seed and was missing three starters, a 63-40 loss in the Section 1 opening round was a solid showing for the Edgemont girls basketball team.
You could tell the senior starters wanted it. No. 4 Edgemont’s big four posted 66 points between them in the opening round of the Section 1 Class B opening round against No. 13 Woodlands en route to a 78-60 victory.
While the Edgemont girls basketball team isn’t celebrating its 0-20 regular season, the Panthers are finding other victories to hang their hats on, including having tremendous character to battle every game, continuing working hard in practice every day, improving and being a cohesive team o…
Scarsdale and Edgemont will both begin their quests for a gold ball this weekend as the Raiders enter the Class AA sectionals with Edgemont competing in the Class B playoffs.
It’s been a memorable season for Edgemont’s boys basketball team, to say the least. The Panthers have posted double-digit wins and will be one of the top seeds in the Class B sectionals, which begin next week.
After winning three straight league titles, the Edgemont girls basketball team has struggled to put enough points on the board the last two years, going 1-11 in the COVID-shortened 2021 season and 0-10 thus far in the 2021-22 season.
With an aggressive and commanding third quarter performance in a comeback 61-47 win against Tuckahoe, the Edgemont boys basketball team not only improved to 8-2, but stayed away from its first losing streak of the season, having come off a loss to Bronxville.
The winter of 2004-05 was the last time the Edgemont boys basketball team made the Section 1 Final Four. The Panthers of 2021-22 are hoping to not just match the mark, but do it one better and make the finals.
Edgemont girls basketball isn’t afraid of a challenge. After having all three preseason scrimmages canceled for various reasons and opening up against Pleasantville with a 44-32 loss, the Panthers headed into Scarsdale’s tournament as the underdog.
The Scarsdale and Edgemont girls basketball teams met up for the first time in a decade last week. Both programs have changed tremendously since that time.
When Asher Krohn, now a Scarsdale sophomore, used to watch older brother Caleb play basketball for the Raiders, he didn’t quite understand the level and intensity involved in a varsity basketball. This year he learned first-hand.
During Edgemont’s 0-5 stretch to open the season, senior Sam Feldman and junior Mike Ferrante proved to be a major force offensively for the boys basketball team. While that has continued over the last four games, other teams have been keying on the duo, making way for teammates to step up t…
Between the pandemic, two key eligible players missing from the roster this year and five straight losses without a practice, the Edgemont boys basketball team has a lot of reasons to be down this winter. But the Panthers remain upbeat as they head into the second half of the season.
When you talk about eighth graders playing varsity girls basketball at Edgemont over the last 15 years there’s been Brittni Lai, Alexis Chan, Rachel Bortstein, Sammi Ackerman and Sarah Hu.
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.
Rye Neck was the higher seed by five spots, but Edgemont had won the two regular season meetings between the two teams. It all came down to the Section 1 Class B outbracket game on Feb. 15.
When Alexis Chan was an eighth-grader in her first year on the Edgemont varsity girls basketball team, her coaches decided that since nothing else was working, they’d try something new. For two years, Edgemont ran a variation on Grinnell College’s “The System,” where offense was king and the…
In a season full of more downs than the 5-15 Edgemont boys basketball team would like to recall, the most memorable moment came from the unlikeliest of Panthers.
With a 1-8 record, Edgemont boys basketball needed a spark.
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.
December vacation was always vacation for the Edgemont girls basketball team. There was even a year where February was vacation and the team didn’t enter sectionals. That’s all in the past for the Panthers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many coaches hope their players become “a family” as the season progresses. There are two players in particular Edgemont girls basketball coach Larry Giustiniani does not have to encourage.
The Edgemont boys basketball team sought to start off the second half with a bang. The Panthers did just that.
Whether he’s giving instructions to his players or getting in the head of a deserving rival coach during postseason, Larry Giustiniani is loud and animated on the basketball court. And, this year, he’s in charge.
Craig Moses feels like he hit the lottery when he was hired to teach physical education at Edgemont Junior/Senior High School for the 2016-17 school year. There was also an opening for junior varsity boys basketball coach and the gymrat/basketball junkie jumped at the opportunity.
Mike Tracy was destined for a wonderful life outside of Edgemont. Instead he had a wonderful life in Edgemont.
With 20 days separating games between the Edgemont and Blind Brook boys basketball teams, the athletic directors from both schools had plenty of time to figure out what to do for the rematch after an altercation between parents in the stands cut the first game short.
A handful of people in the PantherDome for Saturday’s Kintzing Classic actually knew Dave Kintzing. Two of them, however, had a remarkable connection to the event’s namesake, who was a teacher, coach and athletic director at Edgemont over a span of three decades.