Yorktown's Makar Selected for Lacrosse All-America Game

April 21, 2018

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. — Yorktown senior Brett Makar has accomplished a lot in his decorative athletic career as a Husker, but his recent honor may top them all.

Makar was one of the first 11 players, and the only one from New York, chosen to participate in the 13th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on June 30 at Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood Field in Baltimore at ...

Vetrano, Berta Lead Lakeland Baseball Past John Jay

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. — Led by a complete-game effort from Joe Vetrano, who struck out 12, Lakeland’s baseball squad defeated host John Jay-Cross River 3-2 on April 11.

“I felt great today before the game,” Vetrano said. “I had a good feel for all of my pitches before stepping on the mound and I think that impacted my performance.”

Evan Berta, who went 2 ...

Yorktown Falls to John Jay for First Time Since 2010

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. — It was better than anyone could ask for as the two best teams in Section 1 boys lacrosse met at John Jay High School on April 6 and went down to the wire.

Trailing 7-6 with just 10 seconds left, Yorktown’s Hunter Embury drove hard to the goal to attempt to tie the game but John Jay’s Thor Adamec was there to shut him down.

The crucial stop sealed a 7-6 ...

Lakeland/Panas Girls Lacrosse Wins Thriller Over Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - yorLakeland/Panas’ girls lacrosse squad may be young but is filled with talent and on April 7 it showed that despite its youth, it can handle pressure situations as well as anyone.

The Rebels traveled to rival Mahopac and played the Indians in a thrilling back and forth contest, which was tied 4-4 at halftime.

The squads continued to battle each other tough in the ...

Funds Raised for Charity at John Jay-Yorktown Lax Game

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – It was about more than just the game when rivals John Jay-Cross River and Yorktown met up on the lacrosse field on Friday night.

The teams came together to bring awareness and raised over $3,500 for Kindness over Muscular Dystrophy. Conner Curran is a 7-year-old from Ridgefield, Conn., who’s fighting Duchenne muscular dystrophy. His parents, Chris and Jessica ...

Yorktown Boys Lax Beats St. Anthony's for First Time Since 2009

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. — Yorktown’s boys lacrosse squad recorded a significant victory when it won its home opener against St. Anthony’s 10-5 on March 27.

The win was the Huskers’ first against St. Anthony’s since 2009 when it beat the Friars at Yorktown 14-10, before St. Anthony’s reeled off six straight wins against the Huskers.

“This win ...

Twins Thrive on Lacrosse Fields at Yorktown and John Jay

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. — There’s nothing like playing with your brother and two local sets of twins are doing just that at a high level.

Yorktown seniors Hunter and Jamison Embury are keys cogs of the Huskers’ vaunted boys lacrosse squad and will be playing with each other next season at Marist College.

Jamison said that it means the world to him to have a twin brother and ...

Yorktown Softball Squad Has Talent to Repeat Championship Performance

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Yorktown’s softball squad is coming off a sensational season last spring when it finished 20-6 and as the No. 2 seed in the Section 1 Class AA tournament, won the Class AA title, the school’s first sectional championship since 2008, before losing in the regional title game to Section 4 champion Binghamton 5-3.

With the talent the Huskers have returning, it gives them ...

Lakeland Baseball Team Looks to Build on Last Year’s Success

SHRUB OAK, N.Y.-Lakeland’s baseball squad will look to build on a solid campaign from a year ago where it accomplished a lot.

The Hornets finished 16-7 and with a 6-2 league record to earn the League C title in 2017. They garnered the No. 5 seed in the Section 1 Class A tournament, lost at No. 1 Pearl River 9-3 in semifinals after beating rival No. 13 Walter Panas 4-3 in the ...

Yorktown Baseball Squad Has High Expectations for Spring Campaign

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Yorktown’s baseball squad played a tough regular-season schedule last spring and it paid off big time come the sectionals.

The Huskers finished 9-13-1 and as the No. 16 seed lost at No. 8 Mahopac 8-2 in the Section 1 Class AA quarterfinals after beating No. 1, host North Rockland, 7-5, in the opening round and visiting No. 17 Ossining 6-1 in an outbracket game.

Yorktown ...

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