Sports

December 6, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac High School girls basketball team had its moments last week, but the Indians dropped their first two games, falling to Yorktown last Tuesday (Nov. 27) and Monroe-Woodbury on Thursday (Nov. 29), with both games being played at Mahopac High School. In Thursday’s 45-33 ...

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EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. - Mahopac wrestlers turned in a couple of sparkling performances last week to get the team’s 2018-19 season off to a rousing start. The Indians won six of their seven matches at Saturday’s Columbia Dual Meet Tournament at Columbia High School, near Albany. Freshman ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Without a starter returning from a team that went 10-10 last season, the Mahopac varsity boys basketball team will rely largely on defense, athleticism and basketball smarts this winter on the hardwood. And the Indians have the kind of athletes who can cause problems for ...

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WHITE PLAINS N.Y., - Mahopac High School’s ice hockey team came out of the starting gate on fire last week at the Guy Matthews Memorial Tournament at Ebersole Ice Arena in White Plains. The Indians beat Rye and Brewster/Yorktown (“Brewtown”) then upended Clarkstown in the championship game to win ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Last year’s Mahopac High School ice hockey team had a strong winter, finishing 14-7 before falling in the first round of the Division 1 playoffs to Clarkstown. The Indians return 13 players, five of whom played a major role, so second-year coach Tim Donaghy is looking for good ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— It was a historic fall season for the Mahopac High School volleyball team right up until the end, which came earlier than the Indians expected. Mahopac lost its second match of the season to Scarsdale, before embarking on a 16-match win-streak that ended with a loss to a tough ...

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WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. - Mahopac’s boys and girls cross-country teams competed at the Section 1 championships on Nov. 3 at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls. Matthew McMahon, a junior, placed 21st out of 154 runners in the Class A boys race. He clocked a time of 18:31 to lead the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Harlem Wizards will bring their basketball comedy hijinks to town on Friday, Nov. 30, to raise money for the Mahopac boys and girls basketball programs. Wizards team member John “Big J” Smith came to the school district on Monday, Oct. 29, to visit with the kids and promote ...

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MAHOPAC, NY —Mahopac’s volleyball team, already league champs, closed out its regular season Monday with a 3-1 victory over Roy C. Ketcham High School. The road win was the team’s third in five days and capped a season in which the Indians posted a 16-1 record. Mahopac posted  a 3-1 victory over ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Carmel High School scored a touchdown on its first offensive play of last week’s annual Bryan Higgins Trophy game, forcing Mahopac to chase the Rams all Friday night in what turned out to be a 34–21 loss. The host Rams scored twice early, putting Mahopac in a 13-point hole that ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac High School held its annual pep rally Sept. 28, coinciding with its Homecoming football game, in which the Indians defeated Ramapo, 42-6. Members of the fall sports teams, the marching band, and the cheerleaders got together and ignited the school spirit of the student ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Nicholas Leone was born with racing in his blood. Since he was 2 years old, he’s had the need for speed. Leone, 19, grew up in Mahopac and graduated from Lakeland High School in 2016. Coming from a “very Italian family,” Leone’s father and uncle seamlessly passed their passion ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - It was an explosive Homecoming for the Mahopac Indians on Friday, Sept. 28, complete with a fireworks display and the game ball being delivered by a skydiving parachutist. And, once the whistle blew, the football team slipped the offense into high gear, rolling to a 42-6 win over ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. There were smiles all around last month when special needs kids were paired up with general education students to play baseball and eat hotdogs together for what is known as the Smiles Program. The idea for the event came from Mahopac parent Nicole Burt about eight years ago when ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - MSA Baseball & Softball Opening Day was a great success for the Mahopac community with 38 teams kicking off the season. The weather was fantastic, and there were smiles all day long on every field at Jimmy McDonough Park.  The day included a barbecue, live music, team photos, ...

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Mahopac junior Mike Argila is teh starting goalie on the boys lacrosse team. How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started? Third grade and my aunt bought me and my two brothers lacrosse sticks then we started playing. What is your favorite part about being ...

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Mahopac senior Billy Moeller was a starting pitcher on the Indians’ varsity baseball team. How old were you when you started playing baseball and how did you get started? I was 5 years old when I started playing baseball. I first played T-ball. What was your favorite part about being a ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Not many knew what to expect out of Mahopac’s boys lacrosse team this year under new head coach Joe Bucello. Judging from a Section 1 Class A semifinal appearance before losing to Lakeland/Panas, 9-7, on Thursday, May 24, the season was quite a success for the third-seeded ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Shannon Becker has been lights out all season and Mahopac softball coach Amanda Gambacorta knew she was ready for the big stage. The freshman brought her ‘A’ game in Mahopac’s first-round Class AA playoff match against No. 11-seeded Ursuline at the high school on Friday, throwing ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— It was a close contest throughout, but third-seeded Mahopac held on for an 8-6 win over visiting No. 6 Scarsdale in the Section 1 Class A quarterfinals on Friday, May 18. “It’s about doing everything you can to survive and move on and that is exactly what we did today,” Mahopac ...

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Kennedy Catholic’s boys lacrosse team won its second New York State Catholic High School Athletic Association state title in the last four years last Thursday, and did it in dramatic fashion, upending two-time defending state champ Holy Trinity, 7-6, in a double overtime thriller. It was these ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac senior starting pitcher Billy Moeller has been waiting for his chance, and he sure nailed it in Thursday’s Class AA outbracket playoff game versus No. 18-seeded Horace Greeley in a 4-1 victory for the host Indians. Only pitching out of the bullpen last season, Moeller has ...

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To some people, juggling a bunch of things at once comes natural. Mahopac senior Ryan Dugan is certainly one of those people as he prepares to graduate and move onto Western Connecticut State University this fall. “It was a great fit for me with the business program and everything,” Dugan said.

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.—  Mahopac’s softball team produced another solid week in preparation for sectionals. The Indians thrashed host Greeley, 20-0, in five innings on Monday, May 7, as freshman phenom Shannon Becker threw yet another no-hitter with 12 strikeouts.  Beth Schum was 3 for 4 with six RBI, ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.—  Winning league titles has become a yearly occurence for Mahopac’s girls lacrosse team. The Indians continued that trend in 2018 when they earned their fourth consecutive title with wins over Wappingers and Carmel. Mahopac crushed host Wappingers 15-2 on May 12 to close out its ...

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Mahopac senior Madison DellaMedaglia plays first base for the varsity softball team. How old were you when you started playing softball and how did you get started? I started playing in-house MSA at around 6 years old and I wanted to play because I was always at both of my brothers’ baseball ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac school officials have offered a mea culpa after parents of the high school varsity softball team were angered over the cancellation of its Senior Night game last Friday.  Senior members of the squad were to have been honored before a game against non-league opponent Fox ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. — To say the least, it’s been a bounce-back season for Mahopac’s boys lacrosse team after the Indians defeated one of the section’s best in Scarsdale, 10-5, at home on Thursday, April 26. “It was a huge win for us,” Mahopac coach Joe Bucello said. “Offensively, our boys have ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. — The Mahopac softball team got its season off to a strong start last week, with the Indians winning two of three games behind the standout pitching of freshman sensation Shannon Becker. The Indians opened with a 1-0 win over Walter Panas on Monday, then dropped a 2–0 decision to ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. — Mahopac’s girls lacrosse team was on both sides of a close contest last week. The Indians picked up a road win over Fox Lane but dropped a home contest with Lakeland/Panas two days later. Trailing by a goal at halftime, Mahopac surged past the host Foxes with an 11-9 win on ...

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