North Salem Returns Six Seniors in Pursuit of Girls Lax Title

March 22, 2018

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-On paper, everything appears to be in place for North Salem’s girls lacrosse team to produce stellar numbers in 2018.

Returning nine starters along with three impactful goal-scorers certainly helps out, as the Tigers look to build a little bit more on a league championship, a section semifinal appearance and a 16-2 overall record.

“We’re returning most of ...

North Salem Athlete Spotlight: Nate Carminucci

North Salem senior Nate Carminucci plays catcher on the varsity baseball team. The Tigers have won the last two Class C state championships but move up to Class B this season.

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

I started when I was 5 years old playing tee-ball in the local elementary school league.

What is your favorite part about being a part ...

North Salem Athlete Spotlight: Alina DiMella

North Salem senior Alina DiMella was a team captain and guard on the varsity basketball team. She also serves as a captain on the softball team.

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

I started playing basketball in third grade through the rec program. I got started because I wanted to play basketball. My mom played in college, so she was excited ...

North Salem/John Jay Skis to Silver at States

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-North Salem/John Jay’s boys ski team brought home the silver medal at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27 at Bristol Mountain in Canandaigua.

Section 1 champion North Salem/John Jay totaled 84 points, second only to Section 5’s Pittsford, which won the state title by tallying 92 points.

“There ...

North Salem Athlete Spotlight: Christian Kappes

North Salem senior Christian Kappes was a team captain for the North Salem/John Jay ski team. He also was on the North Salem cross-country squad and competes in spring track and field.

How old were you when you started skiing and how did you get started?

I started skiing when I was about 3 years old. My dad has skied for a long time, so he brought me and my siblings skiing at a young age. I ...

North Salem Routed By Briarcliff in Boys Hoops

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Kendrick Tchoua averaged 36 points and 18 rebounds over their previous six games, but the North Salem Tigers sure missed him in Wednesday evening’s 80-34 defeat at the hands of third-seeded Briarcliff in the Section 1 Class B quarterfinals.

Tchoua, a 6-foot-6 center, moved back to his home state of Maryland on Sunday, Feb. 18, leaving sixth-seeded North Salem undersized ...

North Salem High's Relay Team Shines at State Qualifiers

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-In winter track and field, all of the teams are combined into one division at states so the largest schools are competing against the smallest of schools.

This is a disadvantage for a small school like North Salem but the Tigers still thrived at the state qualifiers despite coming up short of sending anyone to states.

The boys 4x400-meter relay finished fifth in a time of ...

North Salem Athlete Spotlight: Mark Ribaudo

North Salem senior Mark Ribaudo is a team captain and member of the winter track and field team. He was also on the boys soccer squad.

How old were you when you started competing in track and field?

When I first started track I was in seventh grade.

What is your favorite part about being a part of the track team at North Salem?

The meets—you get to spend all day with your team ...

North Salem Girls Come Up Short in Opening Hoops Tourney

NORT SALEM, N.Y.-No. 11-seeded North Salem lost to No. 6 Edgemont 47-43 on the road in the opening round of the Section 1 Class B girls basketball tournament on Thursday, Feb. 15.

The Tigers, who defeated Edgemont early in the regular season back in December, trailed 34-29 heading into the fourth quarter but took a 36-35 lead with just 4:50 remaining.

North Salem finished the season with a ...

North Salem Relay Team Takes Home Section 1 Title

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-North Salem’s 4x400-meter relay placed first in the Section 1 Class C championships on Monday, Feb. 12, at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York City.

The team, which was comprised of Evgeniy Batuyev, Mark Ribaudo, Lucas Colletes and Ben Leicht, finished in a season best time of 3:36.62.

“All four members of the relay have been working very hard and are ...

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