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Somers Track Foursome All Secure Medals at States

June 20, 2017

ENDICOTT, N.Y. — Mike Sokolofsky was beaming with pride following the New York State Track Championships at Union-Endicott High School near Binghamton last weekend.

After all, Somers’ boys track coach saw four of his athletes medal by placing in the top six in their respective competitions at the state meet, which took place June 9-10.

“It feels great to have all four of ...

Somers FC Wins NY Cup Championship

HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. — As the No. 24 seed out of 25 teams, the odds were stacked against the Somers FC 16-and-under soccer squad at the New York Cup on June 10 at the HBC Soccer Complex.

The team, however, was not deterred and won the N.Y. Cup championship, going undefeated while edging East Meadow Long Island on penalty kicks in the 10th round.

Somers FC, which was led by Tusker ...

Somers' Corpolongo Drafted by MLL

SOMERS, N.Y. — It’s been a surreal past few weeks for Somers graduate Alex Corpolongo, who was selected 50th overall by the Boston Cannons in the Major League Lacrosse Draft.

“It’s definitely an honor to be drafted in the MLL,” Corpolongo said. “I’ve been playing this game my whole life and been working really hard at it for a long time. It’s a ...

Baseball Provides a Second Family for Somers Senior

Somers senior Michael Hirsch was a pitcher on the varsity baseball team.

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

I was 8 years old when I started playing baseball. I always loved playing Wiffle ball in my backyard as a kid, and one day my friend’s parents questioned why I didn’t play any sports, so I started baseball.

What has it been ...

Somers Superintendent: I Did Not Intend to Implicate Entire Yorktown Team

Editor's Note: This article has been updated with comments from Yorktown Superintendent Dr. Ralph Napolitano.

SOMERS, N.Y. – Clarifying earlier statements made about the alleged locker room incident involving the Yorktown varsity boys and Somers varsity girls lacrosse teams on May 25, Somers Superintendent Dr. Raymond Blanch on Thursday said he did not intend to implicate ...

Somers Girls Say They Were Harassed Before Lacrosse Game in Yorktown

Editor's Note: Two days after this article was posted, Somers Superintendent Dr. Raymond Blanch issued a clarifying statement, saying he did not intend to implicate the entire Yorktown boys lacrosse team. Yorktown Superintendent Dr. Ralph Napolitano added that there is "no evidence" of any harassing or intimidating behavior. View the updated article here.

SOMERS, N.Y. – ...

Fantastic Four: Somers Track Quartet Headed to States

LAGRANGEVILLE, N.Y. — The Fusco brothers—Matt and Greg—along with Michael Panzarino and Numan Maloney, have been leaders of Somers' track and field team all season.

That continued last week as the Tusker foursome all qualified for states at the state qualifier meet, which took place on June 1 at Arlington High School and June 2 at White Plains High ...

Somers' Han Wins New York State Golf Championship

ITHACA, N.Y. — With every shot the pressure grew, the New York State golf championship on the line, two players locked in a tie on top of the leaderboard after two rounds.

Forced into a sudden-death playoff that took three holes to decide, Somers sophomore Nathan Han showed little emotion as he calmly made the shots.

Of course, despite only being a sophomore, Han had been there ...

Yorktown Overwhelms Somers in Semifinals

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y.— Murphy’s Law of “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong,” applied to the first half of Somers’ boys lacrosse contest at Yorktown in the Class B semifinals.

A glance at the scoreboard saw the fifth-seeded Tuskers in a nine-goal hole which they couldn’t climb out of in a 14-6 loss to the top-seeded and eventual champion Huskers on ...

Somers Offense Stalls in Finals Setback

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y.— Just 1:09 into the Section 1 Class B championship game, Somers was on the board on a goal from Hannah Tiso.

The next 49 minutes, however, was a struggle.

Top-seeded Yorktown shut down third-seeded Somers’ offense, handing it a 9-4 loss to defeat the Tuskers for the second-straight season in the finals on May 25 at Yorktown High School.

 “On ...

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