Bouncing Back: Mahopac Tops John Jay-EF

October 20, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac’s volleyball team suffered its first league loss last week when it fell to host Arlington, but the Indians didn’t take long to respond, bouncing back with a five-set league win over visiting John Jay-East Fishkill.

The Indians dropped the first set to the Patriots, 25-20, but rebounded by winning the second and third sets; 25-19, 25-12. They fell 26-24 ...

Confidence Booster: Mahopac Handles Hornets

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Sometimes one big win at the right time can do wonders for a team’s confidence.

With the Class AA sectionals slated to start this week, Mahopac’s boys soccer team found that confidence-boosting victory with a 4-1 win over Lakeland on Oct. 16.

“This win is huge for us,” Mahopac senior Augie Djerdjaj said. “It’s a big confidence booster ...

Mahopac Field Hockey Falls at John Jay-EF

EAST FISHKILL, N.Y.— Mahopac’s field hockey team lost to host John Jay-East Fishkill 2-0 on Saturday, Oct. 14.

The Indians were scheduled to host Somers on Oct. 17, welcome rival Carmel for their senior night Oct. 18 and travel to Arlington for a 4:15 p.m. game today to close out the regular season.

Mahopac Runs Out of Steam vs. North Rockland

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— It’s been an encouraging season to say the least for Mahopac football, but the Indians suffered a 27-10 loss in the Class AA qualifying round contest to visiting North Rockland on Friday, Oct. 12.

“I have to give all the credit in the world to North Rockland,” Mahopac coach Dominick DeMatteo said. “They had a great plan tonight. We were there in the ...

Spirit of Jenna Nolan Lives On

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— A packed home crowd engulfed the bleachers at Mahopac High School on Oct. 12 not only to watch their Indians take on league rival Arlington, but to remember a former friend.

Mahopac’s current seniors remember ever so clearly when they lost dear friend and teammate, Jenna Nolan, who drowned swimming in Lake Mahopac.

The special night on the turf was dedicated to ...

Versatile Senior Leads Mahopac on Court

Mahopac senior Julia Dodd is a captain and outside hitter on the varsity volleyball team.

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

I was 11 when I first started. My sister played so when asked if I’d be interested in playing for a club team I said yes.

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

I can play front row and I ...

Mahopac Climbs Back to .500 on Pitch

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac’s boys soccer team returned to the .500 mark last week, with the Indians picking up three wins in four games, improving their record to 6-6-1 overall and 3-3-1 in league play.

Mahopac shut out North Rockland, 3–0, Saturday, Oct. 7, at home, after dropping a tough, 1-0, decision to John Jay-East Fishkill on the road Friday night. The Indians had their ...

Mahopac Torches League Rival John Jay-EF

EAST FISHKILL, N.Y.— Mahopac’s girls soccer team has gotten used to winning by some large margins this season, but the Indians found themselves on both sides of the spectrum last week.

It blasted host John Jay-East Fishkill, 8-0, last Thursday, Oct. 5. Claiming the middle of the field and expanding it for the entire game, the Indians busted open a 3-0 halftime edge.

“One ...

Tough Week for Mahopac Field Hockey Team

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac’s field hockey team was showing positive signs after picking up wins over John Jay-East Fishkill and Yorktown two weeks ago, but the Indians didn’t continue that surge, losing four straight games last week.

They fell to North Salem (5-0, Oct. 2), Suffern (5-0, Oct. 3), Arlington (2-0, Oct. 4) and Roy C. Ketcham (4-1, Oct. 6).

Shannon Barry made nine ...

Turnaround Season: Mahopac Tops Ketcham

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y.— Just one year ago, Mahopac’s football team stumbled to a 2-4 regular season record in what was a forgettable campaign.

The program has drastically changed for the better in 2017, starting with the acquisition of coach Dominick DeMatteo. The Indians concluded the regular season with a 4-2 record after a 20-7 victory over host Roy C. Ketcham on Friday, Oct.

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