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While Scarsdale boys volleyball’s starting lineup may not be as dominant as last year’s, the Raiders have more depth at every position and plenty of room to improve on some weaker areas before postseason. They believe they could be even better than last year’s Section 1 championship team — a…

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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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With the goals to play without any COVID-19 stoppages and to go as deep in the season as they could, the Scarsdale girls volleyball team certainly reached that destination. Though in the end they would have liked just one more set. And they came awful close to achieving that.

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The Scarsdale boys volleyball players and coaches thought they were playing for the Section 1 title against Suffern, but they might have been playing for the title against Clarkstown North in the next match. Either way it doesn’t matter because the Raiders dominated by sweeping both matches …

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Approaching the end of a unique regular season of cohorting squads for the varsity team, Scarsdale’s girls volleyball coaching staff got together and started doing some mixing and reshuffling to find even more balance as the postseason approached.

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Using four different lineups in a 3-1 Section 1 Division 1 semifinals win over No. 4 East Ramapo, the No. 1 Scarsdale boys volleyball team showed its depth in advancing to the finals against Suffern for the second straight year.

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It may have been the second time Scarsdale and Edgemont girls volleyball were going head-to-head this season, but with Scarsdale bringing a different cohort this time around — the Panthers won 3-1 the first time — it was like an entirely different matchup. In a sort of rematch, the Raiders w…

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As the season goes on, dissecting the decision to have separate competing cohorts on one team has become fascinating to Scarsdale girls volleyball coach Ann Marie Nee. And seeing the boys team have to quarantine for 10 days made her even more confident with the decision to adapt during a sea…

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Heading into the vacation with a 7-0 record and rival Suffern up next on Tuesday, April 6, the Scarsdale boys volleyball team was firing on all cylinders and looking forward to what they hope will be a preview of the Section 1 finals later this month. Then COVID-19 struck.

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Learning from high-risk winter sports, the Scarsdale volleyball program went in a unique direction for the high-risk fall 2 season. The Raiders, hoping to avoid season-halting quarantines, combined the 26 potential varsity and varsity B players to make one large roster, then split the roster…

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The defending Section 1 Division 1 runner-up Scarsdale boys volleyball team came out looking like absolute fire against East Ramapo on opening day Monday. And while it wasn’t a perfectly clean match, it was a great starting point as Scarsdale, despite graduating six key players, has reloaded…

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Coming off their best performance of the year at the VolleyHall Classic or Tournament of Champions, the Scarsdale girls volleyball team had high hopes for the final match of the regular season against Ursuline, with a chance to share the league title, improve its seed and head into the posts…

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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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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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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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Julia Strong may not be a hashtag (#JuliaStrong), but her name very well could be as the term is often used to denote someone or something that has or vows to overcome adversity.

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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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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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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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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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They may never be the subject of a trivia answer, but just in case, Jack Mintzer, David Peng, Dylan Wasserberger and Ethan Gates are the first four-year boys volleyball players at Scarsdale. The Mintzer-proclaimed “core four” spent a year on junior varsity as freshmen and are now seniors on …

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For two years, Jordy Love’s volleyball career didn’t seem to be headed anywhere. As an underclassman she was trying to balance track and field in the winter and spring with club volleyball in order to be able to make an impact in the fall.