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Trustees voted unanimously on Feb. 23 to change the name of the football field at the Crossway Athletic Complex to the Richard “Rippy” Philipps Field at Crossway after more than 100 residents wrote to the board supporting the name be changed in honor of Philipps, a Scarsdale High School grad…

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As a follow-up to its guidelines on high-risk interscholastic athletics, the Westchester County Department of Health released documents pertaining to recreation and club sports Thursday, Feb. 11.

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If you want to make 1981 Scarsdale High School graduate Rippy Philipps speechless — a rarity even he will admit — mention the fact that friends, neighbors and more are petitioning the village of Scarsdale to name part of the Crossway Field complex after him.

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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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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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July 6 is the target date for some youth sports to return to the Mid-Hudson Region as part of the New York Forward rollout. While “lower risk” sports as defined by the state like tennis and golf are already permitted, “moderate risk” sports will be permitted now that the region is in phase 3.

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While local parks and trails have been open and golf courses were open, then closed, then open again, the Scarsdale Parks and Recreation Department was finally able to open up one of its own facilities Friday, May 22.

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Inga DeNunzio worried the Scarsdale Town Pool team would have a short stay in its return to Division 1 of the Westchester County Swim Conference this summer. Jackie Cordero thought this might be the year that sent the Greenburgh Swim Team down to Division 2.

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The Scarsdale Town Pool swim and dive team hosted the first day of the Westchester County Swim Conference championships Monday, Aug. 5. The host team had placed fifth in Westchester County the previous week, while Greenburgh Swim Team was fourth overall. Conferences continue this week at dif…

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On a Monday morning during one of the hottest weeks of the year, most people stayed inside to keep cool with the air conditioning. On the tennis courts at Scarsdale High School, however, groups of adults and some children braved the heat for their regularly scheduled tennis lessons. Their in…

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For the Greenburgh Swim Team, morning practices are a peaceful time at the Anthony F. Veteran Park pool complex just before campers arrive and before the public gets to use the pool. New this year are afternoon practices in two lanes that have given coach Jackie Cordero’s team a little boost…

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Aging out of the Scarsdale summer swim and dive program can be an emotional thing, especially for those who were born to be there.

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Summer swim meets go by stroke and by age group, from freestyle youngest to oldest to backstroke to breaststroke to butterfly with diving and relays sandwiched around those individual swimming events.

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On Saturday, June 15, the Scarsdale baseball community gathered at the Crossway fields to celebrate Super Saturday, a fun-filled day of activities centered around Scarsdale Little League. The day featured championship games in three divisions: The Raptors won the Atlantic Division (mostly fi…

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With a decisive victory at Crossway Field two Sundays ago, the Scarsdale Youth Soccer Club PSG 12-and-under boys advanced to the New York State Cup finals for the second year in a row. With strong community support from the sidelines, coach Cole Penny, executive director of SYSC, had the boy…

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When Cole Penny started working with the Scarsdale Real (2006) boys from the Scarsdale Youth Soccer Club in the fall of 2016, he knew the team had a lot of growing up to do on and off the soccer field. Four seasons later the team, now under-12, won both the Westchester Youth Soccer League Di…