The season that almost never happened turned into a most memorable one for the Scarsdale girls soccer team. For the first time since the spring of 2005, the Raiders found themselves in a championships game.
After a season racing locally in small-scale meets, Scarsdale took advantage of racing in the Section 1 Southern Westchester Large Schools regional championships as both teams took first place, earning section title plaques at Milton.
In a time when athletics have often been canceled, postponed or face uncertainty, three Scarsdale athletes had much to celebrate Wednesday, Nov. 11, when they signed Letters of Intent to participate at the Division I level next school year as part of National Signing Day.
Rematches and revenge. That’s what the Section 1 regional postseason is all about for the Scarsdale boys soccer team. Well, the quarterfinals and semifinals at least.
With Mount Vernon on the final day of the regular season, the Scarsdale girls soccer team knew it had one more hurdle to clear in their quest for an undefeated league championship season, and that was rival New Rochelle just one day earlier.
After opting not to return for soccer his senior year after breaking his fibula last year, Shan Daniel was told that joining the Scarsdale cross-country team would be great for his track 800-meter training. Little did he — or anyone — know the sprinter would quickly make an impact as a dista…
Though it wasn’t the finals of the New York State Championships, it sure felt that way to Scarsdale High School senior Zoe Tucker. Winning the Section 1 Southern Westchester Large Schools doubles tournament with sophomore teammate Natalie Hu was, in this COVID-19 season, the pinnacle of success.
With the Section 1 Southern Westchester Large Schools regional tournaments kicking off next week, the Scarsdale and Edgemont boys and girls soccer teams are showing they are ready for whatever teams they get seeded to face when brackets are released Sunday.
Having run cross-country and track since seventh grade, Scarsdale senior Alexa Doyle never imagined she’d have a season where she didn’t compete for her school.
After cancellations of matches and practices piled up due to COVID-19 contact tracing and rain, the Scarsdale girls tennis team returned to the courts Monday, Nov. 2, for the third time since the competitive season kicked off. Since it was only the third match to go with zero in-season pract…
Three penalty kicks in two games against Mamaroneck and Harrison have had an impact on the Scarsdale girls soccer team’s season, but the Raiders, through six games, remain undefeated at 4-0-2.
After going two days between their first and second games, the Scarsdale field hockey Raiders went nearly two weeks before game No. 3.
For a tennis program with a history of dominance — Scarsdale’s girls won 117 straight matches from 1990-2000 — the 2019 season was one for the records books. The Raiders were 15-0, going 76-1 in regular season matches; won the Section 1 Team championship, still a relatively new endeavor; and…
There’s nothing quite like facing Mamaroneck under the lights, even if the outcome is a 2-0 loss on the opening day of the season.
With 15 minutes left to play and trailing league rival New Rochelle 1-0, the Scarsdale girls soccer team pushed Emily Yacoub up from the back and shifted Riena Parente Ribeiro higher in order to increase the team’s chance of scoring.
On Friday, Oct. 16, the Scarsdale Recreation Department notified The Scarsdale Inquirer that one day earlier it had adopted a policy that all participants in recreation programs must wear masks. Recreation programs and independent sports organizations (ISO) are being notified of the change, …
Two of Scarsdale’s top fall 2019 athletes earned high honors this month. Diver Maddie Seltzer was named a NISCA All America diver for her junior year and volleyball player Magan Chin, who won the Con Ed Scholar-Athlete weekly award as a senior, was chosen as 1 of 4 overall scholarship winner…
The spring of 2019 was a record-setting season for Scarsdale High School golf — both for the long-dominant boys and the newly crowned girls — and coaches Andy Verboys and Barney Foltman expected that to continue in 2020.
The closure of schools as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak has brought on more challenges than just adapting to new learning methods for Scarsdale high schoolers. Student-athletes have been forced to rethink their traditional ways of preparing for the spring season.
Coach Rich Clark was almost ready to pull out a second hand to count the number of legitimate potential New York State championships qualifiers from Scarsdale’s indoor track and field team this past winter. But in the end, only one advanced.
Results are important, but when you get to the New York State championships, it’s the experience that matters more, especially for the young swimmers.
The familiar thud of a lacrosse ball bouncing off an outside wall of the gym. The sound of a disc whirling through the air at the turf field. Running shoes pounding the oval track.
Hayden Claussen doesn’t remember the early days of his skiing career — he was on skis so young that it’s just always been part of his life.
With a 40-35 Suffern lead over Scarsdale with 6:08 left in the opening round of the Section 1 Class AA boys basketball tournament, it was anyone’s game as the Raiders chipped their way back from a 39-28 deficit to start the fourth quarter.
Making a team believe isn’t an easy thing for a coach to do, especially after a difficult season on and off the court. But when the Scarsdale girls basketball team, the No. 13 seed, went up 18-11 on No. 4 Albertus Magnus in the first round of the Section 1 Class AA tournament, no one believe…
For a winter with very little snow locally, the Scarsdale and Edgemont ski teams sure got plenty of practices and competitions in for the regular season. That paid off for the Section 1 championships at Hunter Mountain.
Dean Mancini’s four-year wrestling career was a marathon, not a sprint. That’s the message coach Jeremy Szerlip hopes his young wrestlers take away from what they saw Mancini achieve last weekend.
Scarsdale has the top male and female 600-meter runners in Section 1 Class A. At the Feb. 23 state qualifier, they hope to prove they are the best among all classes in those two events and others.
With five freshmen on the roster for opening day and two more being added late in the season, the Scarsdale ice hockey team’s future has arrived. However, with the playoffs looming this weekend, the Raiders are focusing on the present.
Within a span of about 5.5 minutes, a 10-9 Scarsdale lead turned into a 27-13 Scarsdale lead and the host Raiders never looked back en route to a 67-50 win over John Jay East-Fishkill in a Section 1 Class AA outbracket game.
Scarsdale gymnastics coach Jennifer Roane enjoys having Charlotte Bonanno on her team. Based on her outward appearance, you can’t tell if Bonanno is having her best day (32.85 in the regular) or her worst (29.475 at sectionals).
The Scarsdale bowling season has officially drawn to a close, ending another successful year for the girls, while the boys used this year as a transition period to develop their newly established core of players.
Following an 8-3 loss to Suffern on Feb. 7, Scarsdale ice hockey coach James Synowiez talked to his team about playing a full 45-minute game. Despite having an 8-7 record following the game, the Raiders had yet to do that against the truly competitive teams.
After standing tall in tight games in a competitive league, traveling to San Diego for four intense games and playing in a Slam Dunk Challenge showcase game at the Westchester County Center, the 5-15 Scarsdale boys basketball team is ready for anything that comes its way this postseason.
After four years of volleyball and three seasons each of indoor and outdoor track, Jordy Love decided to make a change for the winter of her senior year. While she will return to the track and field team in the spring, Love spent this winter with the Scarsdale gymnastics team.
The Raider bowlers are fast approaching the end of their season, having played a busy schedule with three matches against White Plains, Yonkers and Harrison from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5. The boys could only manage to muster three points out of a possible 21 this past week, falling to a record of 2…
Though it was a jam-packed season over the last few weeks, the Scarsdale skiers were given eight chances to compete between giant slalom races, slalom and league races. Following the final Southern League A race Monday and the final League B race Tuesday, the Raiders finally had their list o…
Injuries were the Scarsdale Raiders wrestling team’s worst enemy again this past weekend at the Bernie Miller Dual Tournament hosted by Rye High School. There were many key wrestlers out for the Raiders in their final tournament before postseason as illnesses and injuries added up.
In postseason swim meets, 40 points are awarded to the winner of each relay, 34 to the runner-up. Had the Ardsley/Hastings/Edgemont/Dobbs Ferry/Irvington boys won any of the three relays, they would have beaten Horace Greeley for the second time this season.