Mahopac Edges Panas on Soccer Pitch

June 27, 2017

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. — Mahopac’s soccer team opened the Lakeland Summer League with a 2-1 win over Walter Panas on Sunday, June 18, at Walter Panas High School.

The game was scoreless at halftime. Giuseppe Garofalo broke a 1-1 tie with 10 minutes remaining on a feed from Nick Estrada.

Augie Djerdjaj scored the first Indian goal with Johnny Bernardi notching the assist.

Kevin ...

Three-Sport Athlete Forms Bonds to Last a Lifetime

Mahopac junior Ryan Dugan is an attackman on the varsity lacrosse team. He also plays quarterback for the varsity football team and forward for the varsity basketball team.

How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started?

I started playing lacrosse in the second grade. It started with me and my older brother having a catch in the backyard, then I ...

DeMatteo Named Head Football Coach

MAHOPAC, N.Y. Mahopac varsity football fans are hoping that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

The Board of Education announced last week that it was naming Dominick DeMatteo, 45, to be the next head varsity football coach. He is the son of Tony DeMatteo, a Hudson Valley coaching legend who led Somers to the Class A state title last year and took Roosevelt High School in Yonkers ...

Mahopac's Hynes Drafted by MLL

MAHOPAC, N.Y. — Fulfilling his childhood dream is just what Mahopac graduate Brendan Hynes did when he was drafted 27th overall in the 2017 Major League Lacrosse Draft by the Charlotte Hounds.

Along with teammate Benny Pugh, the duo were the first two Richmond Spider players ever drafted by an MLL team.

“Ever since I was a little kid it has always been my dream to play as long ...

Mahopac Junior Has a Passion and Love for Softball

Mahopac junior Kim Astrologo plays shortstop for the varsity softball team.

How old were you when you started playing softball and how did you get started?

I was around 6 years old when I first started playing softball. I got started in MSA softball with a bunch of my friends for fun.

What do you think your strengths are as a softball player?

My strengths are my passion, love and ...

Mahopac Golfer Succeeds Despite a Late Start

Mahopac senior Zach Gamarra is a captain on the golf team.

How old were you when you started playing golf and how did you get started?

I first picked up a club when I was 13 while on a vacation. I was playing other sports at the time but golf was always something I wanted to try.

What is your favorite aspect of the sport of golf?

That it’s an individual game and only you can ...

Mahopac Reaches Semifinals for First Time Since 2005

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— It was no surprise that Mahopac’s resilient baseball team would respond after falling behind by two runs to visiting Yorktown in the second inning of the Section 1 Class AA quarterfinals on May 23.

Ninth-seeded Mahopac rallied for an 8-2 win over No. 16 Yorktown to advance the Indians to their first final four since 2005.

Not wasting any time to start the rally, ...

Mahopac Competes at Sectional Meet

WEST NYACK, N.Y.— Mahopac’s varsity track and field team headed to Clarkstown South High School for the Section 1 Class A championships on Thursday, May 25.

Hannah Teligades paced the Indians with an eighth-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 15-3 1/4.

Kayleigh Miller was 13th in the 400-meter dash (1:02.25) and 11th in the 200-meter dash preliminaries (27.50).

Alexa ...

MSA Celebrates Baseball/Softball Season with Opening Day

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Last month, the Mahopac Baseball/Softball Association hosted Opening Day at McDonough and Sycamore parks for the second consecutive year.

More than 400 players and coaches were treated to a box lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs courtesy of the baseball/softball program. The concession was managed by the 12U baseball program, which this year will play in a national ...

Rebels Too Much for Indians in Quarters

SHRUB OAK, N.Y.— It wasn’t the ending eighth-seeded Mahopac envisioned as it fell 17-8 to defending Section 1 Class A champion Lakeland/Panas in the quarterfinals on May 18.

The top-seeded Rebels took control early on, leading 4-0 after one quarter and they never looked back.

George Weiss and Ryan Dugan netted goals to cut the Rebel lead to 5-2 midway through the second quarter.

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