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.
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.
In what has been another successful season in the independent league, the Edgemont football team suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday at Tuckahoe.
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.
The Edgemont football team defeated Irvington on the road Saturday to improve to 4-0 for the first time in over a decade. The Panthers were led by junior Kirk Gialleonardo’s 4 touchdowns — two passing, two rushing — and two interceptions, junior Jake Rosen’s touchdown and 119 receiving yards…
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.
In the first game of the 2019 football season, Edgemont took down Croton-Harmon on the road, 26-14. The Panthers were led by Ryan Gordon’s three touchdowns, Kirk Gialleonardo’s two touchdowns and Dexter Seeley’s monster defensive effort.
For the past two seasons, the Edgemont football team, struggling with numbers and often hit hard by graduation, joined forces with Keio Academy, a school for Japanese students located on the campus of Manhattanville College. While Keio’s numbers haven’t been overwhelming the Panthers and Uni…
Editor’s note: While Brendan Connolly did in fact take over for his father, the school district ended up allowing Brian Connolly to remain on staff as an assistant this fall.
Football players Noah Glantz and Frankie Sayegh responded to their post-surgery senior football seasons the same way — by having their best performances and earning All-State honors.