Sports

May 21, 2020

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Non-perishable food and other essential items were collected last week by North Salem’s Athletic Department and Booster Club to distribute to the community’s most vulnerable populations. The drop-off event ran from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 11, at the North Salem Ambulance ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem senior Cole Jeffery has played for four years on the varsity lacrosse team, the last two as captain. The senior leader is keeping his spirits high despite the canceled season. “I’m happy to say this is the first season that North Salem lacrosse has gone ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Dave Dubbioso’s involvement in youth sports began like many other parents. One of his two daughters picked up softball at a young age; he coached her through her little league years; traveled with her to clinics; and watched her play in high school. “I got hooked on it ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Amanda Marano’s primary sports are basketball (winter) and softball (spring), but the North Salem senior has played four different fall sports: soccer, field hockey, tennis and volleyball. A leader on any playing surface, Marano has captained her field-hockey, basketball and ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Michael Puletz has played on the North Salem varsity baseball team for four years. As a freshman, he was part of the starting lineup for the 2017 state championship team. He was named All-Section as a junior. He is one of the three senior captains for the 2020 team. How are ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Athletes are taught to play until they hear a whistle. Faced with insurmountable odds, many senior high-school students have remained optimistic about their chances of getting on the field at least one more time. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally blew the whistle on Friday ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Senior Kayla DeModna is a member of the North Salem field hockey and girls lacrosse teams. She played soccer until her sophomore year, when she developed a newfound love for field hockey, which was sparked by her younger sisters, Krista and Kaitlyn, her parents, and her coach, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Soccer standout Ellie Molina is also the captain of the North Salem girls lacrosse team. During her soccer career at North Salem, Molina earned All-League honors twice, was an All-Section selection in 2019, and was named Most Valuable Player in 2019. She is committed to play ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Jenna Shaughnessy is a senior captain on the North Salem girls lacrosse team. She was named All-League twice (2019, 2018) and All-League Honorable Mention (2017). She is committed to play lacrosse next year at Randolph Macon College (Ashland, Va.). Shaughnessy also played ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem senior Katie Mogg is a three-season athlete who plays soccer in the fall and runs track in the winter and spring. In soccer, she has earned All-League Honorable Mention. In track, she holds the school record in the 55-meter dash. She also runs on the distance medley ...

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SEE ALSO: Athletes at Home: What Shows Are You Binging? Athletes at Home: How Confident Are You About Playing This Season? Athletes at Home: What Is Your Favorite Sports Book? Athletes at Home: How Can Student-Athletes Continue to Train? Juliette Intrieri (Senior, North Salem ...

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SEE ALSO: Athletes at Home: What Shows Are You Binging? Athletes at Home: How Confident Are You About Playing This Season? Athletes at Home: What Is Your Favorite Sports Book? Juliette Intrieri (North Salem Track) I’ve been switching between running on the track and dirt roads to ...

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SEE ALSO: Athletes at Home: What Shows Are You Binging? Athletes at Home: How Confident Are You About Playing This Season? Kyle Singer (North Salem Baseball) My favorite sports book is “Eight Men Out.” It is the story of the eight men banned from baseball for throwing the 1919 World ...

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SEE ALSO: Athletes at Home: What Shows Are You Binging? HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - The fate of spring sports seasons are being left in the hands of sections and individual school districts, said Dr. Robert Zayas, executive director of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The ...

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HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - We checked in with athletes and coaches from John Jay, Lakeland, Mahopac, North Salem, Somers and Yorktown to see how they're handing this period of social distancing. Juliette Intriteri (North Salem Track) I’m currently rewatching “Schitt’s Creek.” It’s such a funny ...

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HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. – The spring sports season will not start on time. That much is certain. But what happens beyond that is anybody’s guess. “I’m very anxious to get underway,” said Bob Middlestadt, North Salem softball coach. “This virus has really put any short-term projections in a real ...

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – This week was supposed to be the realization of a lifelong dream for Penn State’s Taylor Nussbaum, whose team was expected to earn its first trip to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in nearly a decade. Instead, Nussbaum is home in South Salem while the sports world ...

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – North Salem junior Ava Jolley ran a personal record time of 10:03.57 in the 3,000-meter to take sixth among public-school runners at the New York State Championships, held March 7 at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Jolley finished eighth in Federation (public and private ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – The North Salem Youth Basketball League held consolation and championships games on Saturday, March 7, for grades 3/4 and 5/6 at Pequenakonck Elementary School and the middle school/high school.

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HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. – With a few exceptions, coaches and student-athletes are carrying on with preparations for the spring sports season despite mounting concerns over COVID-19. The disease, more commonly referred to as the coronavirus, originated in late December in Wuhan, the capital city of ...

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DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – North Salem’s 13-game winning streak, and their season, came to an end with a 57-45 loss to Dobbs Ferry in the second round of the Section 1 Class B boys basketball tournament. Down 36-32 after three quarters, the sixth-seeded Tigers kept it close at No. 3 Dobbs ...

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PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – No 27-point loss can be pinned on one play, but last week’s playoff game between No. 11 North Salem and No. 6 Pleasantville comes close. After heading into halftime down 25-22, the visiting Tigers were holding their own against the Panthers mid-way through the third quarter ...

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – North Salem’s Ava Jolley qualified for the New York State indoor track championships with a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter qualifying race, held Sunday at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York City. The junior runner finished in 10:19.71, about 30 seconds behind ...

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PALISADES, N.Y. – The inaugural season for the combined Brewster-Yorktown-Somers-North Salem hockey team has ended with a first-round exit in the Section 1 Division 1 tournament. Down two goals, the No. 10 BYSNS almost rallied back against No. 7 Clarkstown, but fell to the host, 4-3. Trailing ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Thursday's Section 1 Class B tournament opener was a microcosm of the season for North Salem boys basketball. After beginning the year 2-6, the Tigers looked unstoppable the rest of the way, using their length and inside-out play to win 12 games in a row and outscore ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Junior Ava Jolley and senior Juliette Intrieri did North Salem proud at the Section 1 Class C championships, finishing in first and second place, respectively, in the 3,000-meter run. On Feb. 10 at the Armory in New York City, Jolley, who has established herself as one of the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem’s girls and boys basketball teams celebrated their seniors on successive nights last week. First up on Monday, Feb. 10, was the senior-laden girls squad, which will graduate seven of its nine players: Julia DeSanto, Liz Squire, Joan Herlihy, Hannah Carminucci, ...

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HUNTER, N.Y. – Girls skiers from John Jay/North Salem won seven of nine possible medals at the Section 1 championships held Monday, Feb. 10, at Hunter Mountain. North Salem’s Ashley Binette took first in giant slalom and third in slalom, and John Jay’s Samantha Spieler took second in both in ...

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NEW YORK – For young athletes, practicing less may be the key to long-term success. Specialization, where athletes exclusively train in one sport year-round, can lead to more injuries and a lack of passion, particularly in athletes aged 13 or younger, said Dr. Eric Small, clinical assistant ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Plans are underway for the building of a new turf field at the middle school/high school campus in North Salem. On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the district’s design team, construction manager, architectural team and financial adviser presented the master plan for the Athletic Fields ...

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