Sports

June 28, 2018

SOMERS, N.Y. - Olympic athletes aren’t spotted every day, nor are they interactive with the public on a consistent basis.  American pentathlete Eli Bremer will be giving the Somers community the opportunity to gain valuable insight on how to live a healthy lifestyle and about his breathtaking ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.— North Salem sent four athletes to the Section 1 state qualifer meet, which took place on May 31 and June 1 at Arlington High School for the first day and White Plains High School for day two. Ava Jolley was second in the Division 2  3,000 meters in a clocking of 10:51.31, ...

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North Salem junior Kasey Harmon plays catcher on the varsity softball team. How old were you when you started playing softball and how did you get started? When I was 4 I started playing T-ball. But in first grade I started to play softball. What is your favorite part about being a part of ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Fourtheenth-seeded North Salem fell to sixth-seeded Westlake 7-1 in the Section 1 Class B baseball quarterfinals on Monday, May 21. The Tigers, who won the previous two state titles in Class C, finished the season with a 9-12 record.

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HARRISON, N.Y.—  It was Ben Leicht and Ava Jolley sparking North Salem’s track and field team again at the Westchester County Championships on Sunday, May 20, at Harrison High School. Leicht, a junior, was third in the 800 meters in a clocking of 1:57.67. Horace Greeley’s Jeremiah LaDuca was ...

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North Salem junior Ben Leicht is a member of the spring and winter track and field teams. He also runs on the cross-country squad. How old were you when you started running competitively and how did you get started? I started when I was 12 years old with then modified cross-country team after ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— North Salem’s softball team fell 9-0 to second-seeded Westlake in the Section 1 Class B opening round on Friday, May 18 at Westlake High School. “They were just too strong,” North Salem coach Bob Mittelstadt said of Westlake. “They’ve got some great hitters and we didn’t match ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— After working all the way back from a 10-goal deficit in the second half to force overtime, North Salem was on the verge of capping off a comeback for the ages. No. 3-seeded Pleasantville, however, had other ideas. Grace Capko’s goal in OT gave the host Panthers a 16-15 win ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— There aren’t many winnable baseball games when your team doesn’t register a single hit, but North Salem pulled it off in a 1-0 playoff victory at third-seeded Keio Academy in the Section 1 Class B opening round on Friday, May 18. Junior starting pitcher Rian Balbino ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Doing what he loves didn’t have to be at the Olympic level, but North Salem senior Matthew Needle made the commitment to perfecting his craft at table tennis and hasn’t looked back since. “I really loved it from the beginning,” Needle said. “It’s something that I always had a ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Shane Cotter laced a walk-off double to propel North Salem’s baseball team to a 6-5 win over visiting Hastings on Saturday, May 12, at Salem Fest. Kyle Singer went 3 for 4 with two RBI to pace the Tigers. North Salem 10, Pawling 0 Rian Balbino tossed six shutout innings, ...

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PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y.— Riding high on a four-game winning streak into its road game against league-rival Putnam Valley on Friday, North Salem fell too far behind in the first half in a 15-6 loss. In a fast paced and physical affair from the opening face-off, visiting North Salem trailed 4-2 after ...

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North Salem senior Katie Wagner is a midfielder on the varsity girls lacrosse team. How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started? I was in third grade when I was asked if I would be interested in playing on the new girls lacrosse team in North Salem. What ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — After taking a six-goal lead in the first half, it appeared that North Salem’s girls lacrosse team was going to run away with a win over Irvington on April 26. The Bulldogs, however, used their athleticism and prowess on draws to get back into the game and force ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — The best things in life are worth waiting for, and 33-year head softball coach Bob Mittelstadt has produced winning season after winning season to reach his latest feat of notching 400 career victories at North Salem. Mittelstadt’s Tigers held on to defeat visiting Alexander ...

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BARDONIA, N.Y. - It was a tie game between North Salem and Albertus Magnus late in the second half with the clock winding down. The Tigers were looking for the game winner, but it was the Falcons who found it. Magnus scored with just one second on the clock to defeat visiting North Salem, ...

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North Salem senior Claire Bonzani plays third base for the Tigers’ softball team. How old were you when you started playing softball and how did you get started? I first started playing when I was 5 and I got started after playing Wiffle Ball with my brother. What is your favorite part ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Everybody expected this year’s North Salem girls lacrosse team to light the net up with goals and the Tigers did just that in game No. 1. North Salem outlasted host Horace Greeley, 19-15, in a shootout from the opening whistle on March 29. North Salem blitzed to a 12-5 ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-North Salem’s baseball team opened the season with a 9-0 loss to host Briarcliff on Saturday, March 31. Quinten Coolen shut down the Tigers, allowing just one hit over 5 1/3 innings. John Gross paced them at the plate with four RBI. Rian Balbino got the start on the hill for ...

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North Salem senior Amira Flayhan is a midfielder on the girls lacrosse team. How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started? I started playing lacrosse as a second-grader because there was a clinic at the school and I wanted to try it out. What is your ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Entering his 33rd year as head coach of North Salem’s varsity softball program, Bob Mittelstadt knows when his team has the stamina to have a memorable season. Dropping to a sub .500 record in 2017, one would think the Tigers’ odds are worse in their first year back playing in ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-North Salem baseball coach Rob Gilchrist got right to the point when asked if his Tigers were ready for Class B after winning the last two Class C state championships. “We’re looking forward to the challenge,” he said. With the loss of ace pitcher Connor Mahoney, who was the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-His former varsity baseball head coach Rob Gilchrist knew he would go far, but catcher Phil Capra has made serious progress since arriving at Wagner College. The starting junior played most of last season as the primary catcher and is off to a hot start in 2018. He was ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-It may be his first year as head coach, but Jared Knowlton knows all about North Salem’s boys lacrosse program. An assistant to the team in 2016, the North Salem native coached last season at Nichols College as a graduate student. Already familiar with most of the juniors ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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