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Athlete Spotlight: Omar Tabanjeh

March 13, 2019

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown senior captain Omar Tabanjeh, who was in his first year competing in winter track but has competed in spring track all during high school, took first place at the Section 1 Class A championships at the Armory in New York City, clearing 6 feet. Tabanjeh was also a kicker for the Yorktown football team this past fall.

How old were you when you started running track and ...

Photos: Runners Bundle up for ‘Freezer 5 Miler’ at FDR Park

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Despite the dreary winter weather, dozens of runners participated in a 5-mile race at FDR Park in Yorktown on Sunday, Feb. 24.

The Freezer 5 Miler was hosted by the Taconic Road Runners, which will return to the Crompond Road state park on Sunday, March 17, for two St. Patrick’s Day races (a 2-mile race and a 10K race).

Learn more at runner.org.

Basketball Roundup: Lakeland Boys and Girls Win Out-Bracket

Led by Augie Karaqi (22 points), Jack Kruse (21 points) and Rob Nardelli (16 points), No. 15 Lakeland won its Section 1 Class A Boys Basketball Tournament out-bracket contest with a 75-64 victory against visiting No. 18 Lincoln on Feb. 16.

“I thought Jack, Augie and Rob Nardelli really played well for us offensively,” Lakeland coach Steve Fallo said.

Lakeland extended its 42-38 ...

Yorktown Girls Hoops: Severino and Cole Reach 1,000 Points

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - For one town to have a 1,000-point scorer is a rare feat.

For a town to see two players achieve that prestigious career milestone in three days is almost unheard of but that’s what happened in Yorktown last week.

Yorktown’s Kat Severino and Lakeland’s Alexa Cole, both senior captains for their respective girls basketball squads, did just that, each ...

Yorktown-Somers Boys Swimming Enjoys Historic Season

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown and Somers maybe rivals in most sports but in the pool have combined for an historic season.

"We had a great group of returning athletes who were on the team last year," Yorktown-Somers boys swimming coach Brittney Pisano said. "They began the season eager and willing to commit to the athletic season and it showed with great results. These swimmers ...

Athlete Spotlight: Sarah Carroll

LAKELAND, NY. - Lakeland girls basketball guard Sarah Carroll is in her third year on the varsity and is a team captain this season. 

How old were you when you started playing basketball and what got you started? 
I started playing basketball in the third grade. My dad signed me up for SOAC and I immediately fell in love with the sport.

What is your favorite thing about ...

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