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September 24, 2022

KATONAH, N.Y. - The boys on Harvey’s coed cross-country team, the reigning Housatonic Valley Athletic League (HVAL) champions, won their first meet of the new season Wednesday, Sept. 21, and they did it at home, racing against league rivals Forman and Williams.  Harvey’s boys finished first with ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - On Monday, September 12, John Jay took to Contest Field and hoped to begin a winning streak against Byram Hills. Controlling the play in the first half, the Wolves were unable to grab a lead. So the Bobcats did the honors and jumped out to a 1-0 advantage moments after ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - An 0-2 start to a football season means week three can either salvage it or send it off the rails. So after quickly sending Clarkstown North to the bench on possession one, John Jay gave the ball back on their first play and doubt took a front row seat.  But the miscue was ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - After starting the season with a five-set loss, John Jay traveled to Panas for another slugfest. This time the match only lasted four sets, but unfortunately for the Wolves, they went home with a loss.  At the outset, the match appeared it would be a one-sided affair. Panas ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - After a crushing week one loss, the schedule gave no reprieve in week two. Traveling to Somers to face the state finalist, the manner in which the Wolves went toe-to-toe with the Tuskers still impressed the head coach.  “I’m super proud of the way our kids battled,” said Joe ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - “Reigning Champions of the Housatonic Valley Athletic League (HVAL)” has a nice ring to it and Harvey’s coed cross-country runners are working hard this preseason to retain their crown with a run at a second consecutive league championship in the 2022 fall season. Head coach ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - In his first year at the helm of John Jay Tennis, Coach Richard Finn feels good about his lineup. “I like the depth,” he said. “We are strong from number one singles all the way down to the fourth doubles.”  A proud boast, his girls have definitely backed up the words. At ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - School not starting yet, John Jay still broke out the books on Thursday, September 1 to start the field hockey season. The Wolves took on Carmel and there was no lull to getting out of the blocks, according to Coach Debbi Walsh. “This was a very competitive game for our ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - On Friday, September 2 at Contest Field, John Jay hosted Yorktown and both fan bases endured a heart-stopping roller coaster ride. The Wolves never wavered, according to Coach Joe Candarelli. “Their heart, desire and effort is never in question,” he boasted. But in the ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - Last October, John Jay played the perennial sectional champs in Lakeland to a 1-0 lead in the finals and were a controversial call away from a 2-0 lead. The whistle didn’t sound the Wolves’ way though, and pragmatics is the only way Head Coach Debbi Walsh could view the ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - Richard Finn, coming up a notch from JV, is entering his first year as varsity tennis coach, and inheriting a team that went 13-3 last year.  “I’m excited for the girls and the season,” Finn said, having every reason to expect more good things in 2022. With four returning ...

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ORLANDO, F.L. - With persistence, determination and dedicated training, Michael Bub has maintained an impressive record as a competitive swimmer for quite a long time. For well over a decade, the Shrub Oak resident and 2009 Walter Panas High School graduate has excelled in the sport, and has ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - Registration is open until September 2 for the new John Jay Youth Cheer, open to children between grades 1-6.  Local moms Dana Guzzo, Nicole Ruotolo, Barbara Accetta, and Amanda Kringas are voluntarily spearheading the program in association with John Jay Youth Football, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Westchester Female Flag Football (WFFF) concluded their inaugural summer season at Somers High School last Thursday with a championship bout and a slate of consolation games. Looking to Score coasted to the summer league title, capping off their dominant playoff run with a 42-24 win ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - Joe Candarelli has some big shoes to fill in the wake of Jimmy Clark’s retirement last spring, and the new head coach knows it better than most.  “The man is a legend, and I was really privileged to be able to work under him for six years,” said Candarelli.  But while ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - Last year, John Jay volleyball finished 10-7 on the season and went out in the first round of the sectionals. Even so, coach Tom Rizzotti felt the culture of the program took great strides, and going into September, an important tweak took place that is now paying off. “We ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The opening rounds of The Westchester Female Flag Football (WFFF) league playoffs concluded last Thursday evening at Somers High School. In the first round, Back That Pass Up defeated TNT 30-6. Looking to Score made quick work of Cosmic Charlie’s Angels 30-6. The game of the night ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Growing up, Brad Goldman always had a basketball in his hand.  Goldman played AAU through grade school and excelled for three years on the John Jay varsity team. By senior year, Brad had fun in ways that 18-year-olds typically do. Unfortunately, alcohol quickly revealed ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Kicking off 30 minutes later than usual due to a heat delay, the Westchester Female Flag Football league (WFFF) took to the field at Somers High School for the final week of the regular season last Thursday evening.  Completing their first summer season, WFFF is an adult ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Kicking off 30 minutes later than usual due to a heat delay, the Westchester Female Flag Football league (WFFF) took to the field at Somers High School for the final week of the regular season last Thursday evening.  Completing their first summer season, WFFF is an adult football ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Westchester Female Flag Football Youth Summer League season is underway every Tuesday evening at Somers High School.  Elementary-aged girls from Somers and nearby towns get a chance to familiarize themselves with the sport, and potentially prepare for high school flag ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The years of arduous work and sacrifice have finally paid off for Kennedy Catholic’s Gary Gill-Hill, who was selected in the sixth round by the Tampa Bay Rays in this year’s MLB Draft.  Gill-Hill lead Kennedy his senior season to a 16-2 record as the team’s ace. He went 6-2 with a ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Over 70 boys from John Jay, Somers, Mt. Kisco, North Salem, and Mahopac attended the 2nd Annual BodyArmor SCC All-State Football Training Camp at Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School between July 19-22.  The camp, run by Sports Center Counseling, helps prepare its athletes for ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - Jose Vasquez, a rising senior at the Harvey School, has given his verbal commitment to attend Rice University and play baseball for the NCAA Division I Owls following his high school graduation in June 2023. A junior transfer to Harvey from Norwalk’s Brien McMahon High School, ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Last winter, the Westchester Female Flag Football (WFFF) league began their inaugural season at Somers Sport Arena thanks to the efforts of Somers natives Katie DiChiaro and Jenn Kisslinger. Powered by Gridiron Partners Inc., the league has expanded in both size and reputation ...

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PHILADELPHIA – Sloan Wasserman completed her first varsity season by taking third place in the 3,000-meter state qualifier meet. Not making the state tournament, the eighth-grader still welcomed the respite. “I was very tired after the season,” she said. But taking a breather really isn’t her ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – Andrew Minard’s father grew up playing lacrosse, competed at a high level in college and introduced the game to his son. In turn, the Ithaca-bound senior began playing in kindergarten, took up goalie by third grade, and the graduating senior was just named an All-American. So, ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – On the John Jay fields of play, if Mia Puccio isn’t moving, she’s probably not having fun. So, sitting still in the classroom must be a challenge. But the sedentary change in venue doesn’t detract from putting all that kinetic energy to good use. “I like working hard,” said ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - Caroline Panzirer began playing lacrosse as a young girl, and the immersion served as a pretty good life curriculum.  “The game taught me how to deal with adversity, how to handle myself in pressure situations, and just generally how to be a good person,” said the graduating ...

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LEWISBORO, N.Y. - The Lewisboro Lightning 13U baseball team continued its strong 2022 campaign earlier this month, winning the Hudson Valley Baseball League D3 Championship title with a 6-3 victory over Mahopac. After the final out, players did what they do when big games are logged into the record ...

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