Sports

February 21, 2019

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac wrestling team enjoyed one of its strongest seasons in recent memory, compiling a 31-5 dual meet record, winning the team’s first league title in five years, and closing the season with eight Indians earning All-Section recognition. The Indians made the season a ...

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Things weren’t looking good for the fifth-seeded Mahopac hockey team entering the third period of Monday night’s Division 1 quarterfinal playoff game against No. 4 Rye Town-Harrison at Playland, with the Indians trailing 5-4 and facing elimination. But the Indians got a clutch performance from ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac High boys basketball team clinched at least a share of a league title last week for the first time in six years, with victories over Carmel and John Jay of East Fishkill. The Indians closed their regular season at 12–8, the team’s best record since the arrival of head ...

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BREWSTER, N.Y. - The Mahopac High School hockey team scored the first four goals of the game, using the big period to build a lead they would never relinquish as they rode the momentum to an 8-5 victory over Brewster/Yorktown at the Brewster Ice Arena.  Mahopac’s T.J.McKee opened the scoring ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - As the Mahopac girls basketball squad prepared to take on Ketcham earlier this week, they were well aware of how they’ve struggled against them in previous years.  “We hadn’t beaten Ketcham in three of four years,” said Natalie Scanlon. But a second straight victory over 10-4 RCK ...

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MAHOPAC SCHOOL DISTRICT, N.Y. - Award-winning author Glenn Sapir grew up loving nature—hunting, fishing, birding, hiking, he couldn’t get enough. And that’s a bit strange when one considers he spent the first 11 years of his life in Manhattan, a jungle of the concrete variety. “I lived in ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - With a 52-21 dual meet win over Brewster Monday, Jan. 7, Indians Coach Dennis DiSanto made Section 1 history by earning his 422nd career victory. Until then, the record of 421 victories was held by former Arlington coach Fred Perry, followed by Fox Lane’s now retired Joe Amuso, with ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - With a 52-21 dual meet win over Brewster Jan. 7, Indians Coach Dennis DiSanto became the winningest coach in Section 1 history, with 422 career victories. Until then, the record of 421 victories was held by Arlington coach Fred Perry. Fox Lane’s Joe Amuso was next with 406. Both are ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac boys basketball team turned up the defensive intensity in a strong second quarter against Lourdes Friday Dec. 21, and held on for a 65-52 victory in a game played at Mahopac High School. The teams played to a 17-17 tie after one, but the Indians held the Warriors to 8 ...

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BREWSTER, N.Y. - Mahopac High school’s ice hockey team played crosstown rival Carmel close for the second time in a week Dec. 22  at the Brewster Ice Arena, but also for the second time in a week, the Indians came away with the win, this time denying the Rams, 8-6. The win lifted the Indians to ...

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WEST NYACK, N.Y. - The Mahopac wrestling team dominated Clarkstown South in a dual meet Wednesday, Dec. 19, earning a 65-21 victory to improve to 19-4 on the season. “It was actually a pretty quick match,” Mahopac coach Dennis DiSanto said. “Clarkstown South is a good program, but our guys ...

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LAKELAND, N.Y. - The Mahopac varsity boys basketball team picked up its first win of the season Saturday (Dec. 8), defeating Brewster, 62–60, in the consolation round of the Walter Panas tournament. Reahl Allen had 17 points and Matt McMahon added 15 to lead the Indians. Mahopac (1-2) hoped ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac ice hockey team continued its early season onslaught last week, easily defeating Cortlandt and twice crushing New Rochelle to improve to 6–0 overall. Sunday night at the Brewster Ice Arena, the Indians, helped by an early major penalty by Cortlandt, steamrolled the ...

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LAKELAND, N.Y. - Mahopac girls picked up their first victory of the basketball season last Thursday, Dec. 6,  beating Beacon, 66–34, in the first round of the Panas tournament. Unable to finish the deal, however, the Indians fell to the hosting Panthers, 44-38, in Saturday’s tournament ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Continuing to perform well last week, the Mahopac High School wrestling team placed second at Saturday’s Yorktown Dual Meet Tournament after winning four of its five matches. Mahopac, now 13-2 in dual meets this season, defeated Lakeland/Panas, Clarkstown North, Our Lady of ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Harlem Wizards came to town Nov. 30 for a fundraising game against Mahopac school faculty. The Wizards brought their unique brand of basketball comedy to MHS to help raise money for the school’s boys and girls basketball programs. The Wizards took time after the game to pose for ...

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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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