Lakeland/Panas Swim to Third at Divisionals

Matt Keane swims breaststroke race for Rebels. Credits: Vic McGee

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.— The combined boys swim team of Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley placed third at divisionals out of 10 teams with 300 points in the Conference 2 Championships on Jan. 28 at White Plains High School.

The team won the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 1:44.62 with a squad of Ryan Nikolic, Evan Nikolic, Matt Keane and Matthew Gallinger.

They also won the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:35.38) with a squad of Keane, Gallinger, Evan Attinger and Robert Hutton.

Sign Up for E-News

Keane won the 100-yard breastroke (1:02.43) and was third in the 200-yard IM (2:06.09), qualifying for sectionals in both events.

Ryan Nikolic and Hutton made sectionals with third (51.50) and fourth place (51.65) finishes, respectively, in the 100-yard freestyle. Hutton also made sectionals in the 50-yard freestyle (23.71), where he took fourth.

Evan Nikolic was third in the 100 butterfly (57.11) and made sectionals.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Here's What You Missed Last Week

Last week, the Daily News ran a headline, “When is our father coming home?” This dealt with a person here illegally, married to an American woman with a family, who was arrested at an Army base while delivering pizza. You are supposed to think that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), under Trump, is tearing families apart. As usual, it was a crock of cow pies. It was ...

Remembering Bobby Kennedy

I’m not the type of person who is prone to hero worship. Witnessing people screaming hysterically during rock concerts never sat well with me. Yes, I did see many a great group (the Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, the Who, the Doors), yet my demeanor was always one reflecting inner peace rather than extreme exuberance.

I was offered tickets to Woodstock (yes, originally you needed ...

Competing—Against Yourself

This is the time of year when students are recognized at public ceremonies for notable achievements in their studies, their sports and in their extracurricular pursuits.

Where we live, there are awards in various sports that are named for our son, who also is memorialized by town ballfield Harrison Apar Field of Dreams and a charitable foundation of the same name.

Due to a rare dwarfism, ...

I Come from the Land Down Under

I know this is a family column, so I’m going to put this in as delicate terms as possible.

This morning I woke up and I knew, as sure as the sun shines over Bora Bora, that something was very, very wrong in that place in my body where the Bora Bora sun doesn’t shine.

It’s that place I used to refer to my daughter as her hoo-hoo. But it certainly wasn’t a happy ...

Andy’s at It Again

June 13, 2018

A couple of years ago, I wrote to question why Andy wasn’t citing his sources when he flings dirt at any Democrat he wants to malign.

Well, he’s at it again. In the latest iteration, he tells us that Obama was responsible for putting a spy in the Trump campaign. He then repeats himself three more times to emphasize his point, but gives no proof or evidence to back up the ...

Yorktown Youth Soccer Club Results

June 15, 2018

Sunday, June 10  - The Yorktown Crew clinched the Westchester Youth Soccer League JV-1 Division with a 4-3 win over Rivertown FC on Sunday. The team has been on a remarkable run for the past 2 seasons with a team record of 16-1-1. Sunday’s matchup vs Rivertown had a championship like atmosphere as Rivertown trailed Yorktown by 1 point in the standings. The Crew worked hard all week in ...