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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Scarsdale’s cross-country invitational is right in the middle of the season, serving as the perfect fitness check for the host and other teams because the course at Croton Point Park is flat.

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Of the 77 possible points the Scarsdale girls tennis team could have amassed over its 11 matches this season, the Raiders won 76. For coach Jennifer Roane, that was an unprecedented feat for the undefeated league champs who are seeded No. 1 in the Section 1 team tournament.

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The scrappy Scarsdale boys volleyball team is off to its best start in the four-year history of the program. After going winless in 2016, winning three matches the next year and just one last year, the Raiders are above .500 with a 3-2 record, having defeated three different teams thus far t…

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With the exception of a camp in seventh grade, Scarsdale junior Victoria Wilson didn’t officially pick up a field hockey stick until the summer before sophomore year. A year after learning on the job with the junior varsity team, Wilson is a key starting defender for the Raiders on varsity.

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Based on last season’s success, the Scarsdale girls swim and dive team is in the top division this fall and the two-time Section 1 runner-up team is being pushed like never before by the other elite teams with a 2-2 record, losing only to teams that have multiple schools.

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The difference between the Scarsdale girls soccer team’s 3-1 loss to New Rochelle and 2-1 loss to Mamaroneck wasn’t just the score. According to coach Mindy Genovese it was the “heart.”

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Last weekend, Scarsdale cross-country coaches Rich Clark and Doug Rose took the top eight boys and girls upstate to Plattsburgh to compete on the course that will serve as host for the New York State championships. This was the only overnight trip of the season, so it was a very exciting — t…

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Sept. 11 through Sept. 24 was a rollercoaster ride for the Scarsdale boys volleyball team. Following the team’s first-ever win against a Rockland County team — the Raiders topped Clarkstown South 3-1 — Scarsdale fell 3-0 to Clarkstown North and 3-0 to Suffern before coming away with a wild v…

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Alfie Mrijaj joined the Scarsdale boys soccer team late and missed the first four games. In the three games he has played since becoming eligible, the Raiders went from 1-3-1 to 3-3-2 with wins over White Plains and Horace Greeley and a draw with New Rochelle.

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After being rained out against Horace Mann the last two years, the Scarsdale girls tennis team finally got to face off against one of the best competitors they see each fall. While the Raiders improved to 8-0 with a win, Horace Mann did something no other team had done against Scarsdale this…

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Falling in the finals of its home tournament to Mahopac last fall was disappointing for the Scarsdale girls volleyball team. With a senior-heavy team this year, losing in the finals to Eastchester was just dreadful.

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With realignment taking White Plains and Scarsdale out of the same league, there was only one regular season shot for the two teams to play each other in boys soccer this fall. Coming in with a 1-3-1 record, Scarsdale knew it needed a big win to turn its season around.

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It finally happened. The Scarsdale boys volleyball team, in its fourth year of existence, won a complete match against a team from Rockland County. Only able to defeat Eastchester four times over the past two years, the Raiders opened up this season with a historic win.

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A large rock sits outside the tennis courts at Scarsdale High School with a plaque commemorating the girls tennis team’s decade-long dominance within Section 1, a 117-match winning streak that stretched from 1990-2000.