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Scarsdale’s field hockey team is off to an impressive unbeaten start and the Raiders made a statement with a 3-0 shutout win over an annually strong Horace Greeley squad Monday, Sept. 20.

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The Scarsdale cross-country team had its first race of the season at Warwick Valley on Sept. 11. Coming off of a strange yet successful season last year, resulting in both the boys and girls varsity teams placing first at regionals, the team was ready to finally race at a familiar course again.

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Scarsdale girls volleyball coach Ann Marie Nee remembers losing to North Rockland in sectionals as a player. The 1994 grad also lost to North Rockland nine times as varsity coach, a position she’s held since 2008, from 2011-2019, including four times in sectionals, twice on Halloween, and in…

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Vinny Modafferi wasn’t even born when Rich Clark started coaching at Scarsdale High School in the early 1980s, but Clark’s six-year assistant track and field coach was hired to lead the cross-country program into the future starting this fall as Clark retired from teaching and coaching this …

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After running modified cross-country and spring track as an eighth grader, Jake Coleman thought he was a sprinter. By the end of freshman year that would change and his distance running would take him places he never thought imaginable at times he thought he could only dream of.

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For local teams RowAmerica Rye and Pelham Community Rowing Association (PCRA), Scarsdale rowers made their mark at nationals last month. For RowAmerica Rye, senior Arden Costello won gold in the youth four (straight four), seniors Emma Hochberg and Clara Weller silver in the youth eight-plus…

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Jay Allen was one season shy of capping one of the best golf careers Scarsdale High School has ever seen when he was robbed of his senior season by the COVID-19 pandemic. Steven Lee was on a similar path of greatness when he lost his junior season last spring. And then there was Charlie Schu…

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As the lone varsity team not permitted to compete during the 2020-21 school year, the Scarsdale cheerleaders are concerned that 2021-22 will be more of the same, so they, along with their parents and coach, have decided to get ahead of the curve and plead their case.

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The curtains have closed on the Scarsdale baseball team’s season following a first round playoff exit to No. 2 seed Ketcham on Saturday, marking not only the end of the careers for the seniors but the start of a new era for the returning players.

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All told, it wasn’t a bad season for Scarsdale softball with a 5-13 record and there is an incredibly bright future for coach Kevin Carrigan’s program. With 14 of 16 players returning next spring — 11 rising sophomores — Carrigan will have plenty of time to develop the players at the varsity level.

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After two straight runner-up finishes in 2017 and 2018, the Scarsdale girls golf team now has two straight Section 1 team championships, having won in 2019 and this spring, as there was no season in 2020 due to COVID-19.

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With a monstrous doubles tennis bracket for all leagues and conferences in Section 1, reaching the round of 16 was the equivalent of qualifying for sectionals during a typical year. Two of the three Scarsdale teams made it that far, one all the way to the quarterfinals.

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One more win would give the Scarsdale boys lacrosse team its first-ever Section 1 championship in the sport.

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Championship season began for the Scarsdale girls track team on May 20 when the Raiders hosted the League 1B championship meet. The girls, led by veteran seniors like Alexa Doyle and Yurami Van Eer, finished third of five teams, finishing sandwiched between New Rochelle and Ursuline in first…

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Following a dominant season that included league, section and state championships in 2019, it remained uncertain how the girls golf team would fare with a largely new cast beyond elite returning juniors Jackie Lu and Skye Braun.

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Though they let up more than five goals for the first time this season — six to Byram Hills in a 9-6 win — the Scarsdale boys lacrosse team continues to show it has the offensive firepower to match its already tenacious veteran defensive unit.

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After what looked like a hot start to the season with an intense win over Edgemont, the Scarsdale boys tennis team has endured some struggles against recent opponents Harrison and Mamaroneck. With only two seniors on the team, both sophomores when there was last a varsity season in 2019, gai…

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While Art Bonifati was brought in to be a short-term replacement to lead the Scarsdale girls lacrosse team two years ago, the long-term replacement was right by his side. Assistant coach Kaitlin Nolan, after the two were unable to coach last spring due to the COVID-19 shutdown, was tasked th…

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There’s no denying Maddie Seltzer is the best girls diver ever to step on the board for Scarsdale High School, consistently breaking not only personal, but school records throughout her four years on the team. The only thing missing was a Section 1 — and possibly a state — championship.

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Six games, five or fewer goals allowed, six wins. The 6-0 Scarsdale boys lacrosse team is relying on stingy veteran defense, a multitude of young players on the goals/assists sheet and a sophomore goalie to start the season off among the best in Section 1.

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With zero returning varsity hits, lacking an elite starting pitcher and not yet having a solidified defense through two games, things have been a struggle on the field for the Scarsdale softball team with a pair of losses to Eastchester, 18-4 and 15-0.

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Of the four local golf teams, the Edgemont girls find themselves most impacted by a season off for COVID-19 and largely changed roster dynamic. Coach Mitch Shapiro calls it “almost a complete rebuild” with some “promising young players.”

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With upgrades and construction scattered over the last 15 or so years, Scarsdale coach Rich Clark doesn’t remember the last time the track and field program hosted a full varsity meet at Butler Field prior to April 28 for the season opener against Mamaroneck. It was a momentous day for the R…

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Since the late 1990s, the John Jay-Cross River boys lacrosse program has been one of the best in the country, supplying Division I lacrosse teams with top talent and perennially competing for Section 1 titles. For the first time since 1997, however, Scarsdale beat the two-time defending champs.

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With wins in 3 of 4 tiebreaks, the Scarsdale boys tennis team survived its first challenge of the season, topping Edgemont 5-2. Both teams came in with uncertainty — Scarsdale returning three players and Edgemont being without 2 of their top 3 players — and both teams showed they have what i…