Sports

July 18, 2018

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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PURCHASE, N.Y. - Whenever local powers Mahopac and Yorktown meet, it’s bound to be a competitive game as the two squared off on a chilly Thursday afternoon at SUNY Purchase. Staring into a 4-1 deficit in the third inning, the Indians stayed the course and found a 7-6 victory over the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-After a rare losing season last spring, the Mahopac High boys lacrosse team is working its way back toward being a competitive force in the section, but along the way there are bound to be some growing pains. Indians first-year coach Joe Bucello looked at Saturday’s 10-1 home loss ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y.-After coming close year after year, the 14-and-under Bedford Bears hockey team prevailed to capture their first state championship in Buffalo on Sunday, March 25. As part of the state tournament, the team arrived in town on Friday, March 23, and won their pool to reach the final ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-With a number of her senior teammates saddled with injuries, Caroline Raymond knows that the pressure is on when it comes to putting the ball in the back of the net. She has been up for the task and then some. The West Point-bound senior netted six goals and had an assist in a ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The beginning of last year was promising since Mahopac’s softball team won its first five regular season games, but ended up finishing with a losing record and an early exit from the Class AA sectionals. This season, the team is hopeful of a rebound because seven starting players ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-With key players lost to graduation and key players on the sidelines with injuries, Mahopac’s girls lacrosse team had many question marks entering the season. But the Indians passed an early test, recording a 7-4 win over host White Plains in their season opener on Saturday, March ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-Mahopac’s varsity baseball team is competitive year in and year out. Last season, the Indians reached their first Section 1 final four since 2005 and posted 15 total wins. With Chris Miller’s departure as head coach, two-year assistant for the team, Myckie Lugbauer, takes over ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The St. John’s fourth-grade CYO basketball team defeated St. Paul’s of Rockland County, 31-27, in overtime to capture the state championship. In an intense back-and-forth game, St. John’s rallied to tie the game up at 25-25, sending it into a three-minute overtime period on ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-It’s been eight years since Mahopac’s boys lacrosse team stood on top of Section 1 and first-year coach Joe Bucello is looking to get the Indians back in the conversation as a top contender for that crown. “Reaching the section final four feels like a very obtainable goal for us,” ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-Even though the Mahopac girls lacrosse team graduated 11 players from a special senior class, the Indians’ goal of reaching the Section 1 Class A finals stands firm after they fell in last year’s quarterfinal to Mamaroneck. Briana Corace, Diana Good and Kristin Maxwell have all ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-Traditionally, Mahopac athletics has succeeded against some of Section 1’s most rigorous competition. This is especially true for its baseball and boys lacrosse programs. Both teams have new coaches this spring with Myckie Lugbauer taking over in baseball while Joe Bucello leads ...

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Mahopac senior Caroline Raymond plays attack on the varsity girls lacrosse team. She also was on the soccer team. Raymond is committed to play lacrosse at West Point. How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started? I was 10 when I first started playing ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The Mahopac sixth-grade Lady Lakers defeated Somers 16-12 at the Tri-County Basketball League championships at Seven Bridges Middle School in Chappaqua on Saturday, March 10.  The team, which has been playing together since fifth grade, finished the season with a record of 11-6.

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