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Yorktown's Fusco Continues an All-American Family Tradition

June 20, 2017

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. — There are many families where sports are passed down from generation to generation.

However, there are few families that could match the excellence of the Fusco family when it comes to lacrosse.

Yorktown senior girls lacrosse standout and captain Rilea Fusco, who is Syracuse University-bound, continued the family tradition in fine style this spring as she was ...

Victor Shuts Down Yorktown in State Final

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Yorktown’s boys lacrosse squad was looking for its second state title in four years and eighth in its legendary history when it took on Section 5 champion Victor on June 10 at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford, an eastern suburb of Rochester, in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B championship game.

Victor was seeking its third ...

Garden City Tops Yorktown in Mager's Final Game

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Yorktown’s girls lacrosse squad fell 19-8 to Section 8 champion and Long Island power Garden City in the Class B New York State Public High School Athletic Association semifinals at SUNY Cortland on June 9, ending the legendary coaching career of Husker coach Ellen Mager.

“It was amazing to reach the final four this year,” Mager said. “This team ...

Lakeland/Panas Falls to Ward Melville

ALBANY, N.Y. — Lakeland/Panas’ boys lacrosse squad was ready to go when it played in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class A semifinals against Section 11 champion Ward Melville at the University at Albany’s John Fallon Field on June 7.

Rebel senior Tim Fallo was especially game, registering a team-high three goals to go along with an assist but ...

Superintendent: ‘No Evidence’ Yorktown Boys Harassed Somers Girls

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

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown Superintendent Dr. Ralph Napolitano said Thursday that the district has found “no evidence” that members of the Yorktown varsity boys lacrosse team engaged in “harassment or intimidation” of the Somers varsity girls ...

Cioffi Sends Yorktown Past Garden City in Double OT

ALBANY, N.Y. — Yorktown boys lacrosse senior captain Dom Cioffi scored, off an assist from Hunter Embury (1G, 1A), with 2:41 to go in the second overtime, giving the Huskers a thrilling 5-4 triumph against Section 8's Garden City in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B semifinals at the University at Albany’s John Fallon Field on ...

Yorktown Investigates Possible Harassment Incident

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.

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Yorktown’s Wei Places Second at States in Tennis

FLUSHING, N.Y. — Yorktown senior Sean Wei finished an outstanding spring by participating in the boys state championships at the United States Tennis Association Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, June 1-3, where he reached the state finals.

“I just played well and played my game,” Wei said. “It was such a great experience. I loved hanging out with all ...

Lakeland/Panas' Nardelli, Luctamar Going to States

LAGRANGEVILLE, N.Y. — The Section 1 track and field state qualifiers were held on June 1 at Arlington and June 2 at White Plains, with Lakeland/Panas juniors Michael Nardelli (400-meter hurdles, 55.95) and Josias Luctamar (long jump, 22-7, school record) both placing first in their respective events.

Those performances earned them a berth at the New York State Public High School Athletic ...

Yorktown Boys Lax Edges Niskayuna in Regional Final

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Yorktown’s boys lacrosse squad edged Section 2's Niskayuna 12-11 on June 3 in the Class B regional championship game at Mohonasen High School, giving the Huskers their fourth-straight berth to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Final Four.

“It's huge for us to be going back to the final four because we're one step closer ...

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