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Men's Lacrosse: Yorktown, Lakeland Grads Excel at Mercy and Pace

June 4, 2020

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lakeland graduate Joe Cortese, at Mercy College, and Yorktown graduate Louis Ragusa, at Pace University, didn’t get to fulfill their destinies this spring, but they each made the most out of their opportunities.

“It feels great, being ranked No. 8 and having a 5-1 record, and only losing to (No. 1) Le Moyne,” ...

Playlist: Varsity Athletes Pick Workout Songs

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - Are you struggling to motivate yourself and go that extra mile? 

Student-athletes in Halston Media’s coverage area—John Jay, Lakeland, Mahopac, North Salem, Somers and Yorktown—have created a playlist of songs to pump you up.

We reached out to dozens of student-athletes, who each shared a song that gives them extra inspiration either during a ...

Athlete Spotlight: Jason Green, Lakeland Baseball/Football

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Jason Green plays baseball and football at Lakeland High School, having earned All-League and All-Section honors in the latter sport. He was also a captain on the gridiron, leading the Hornets to a Section 1 Class A playoff appearance this year and a win over cross-town rival, Walter Panas.

Green, a defensive stalwart, will continue his football career at Ithaca ...

Field Hockey: Lakeland's Kim Earns Back-to-Back All-American Honors

GENESEO, N.Y. – Julia Kim enjoyed earning All-American honors so much in 2018, that she decided to do it again this year.

The Lakeland 2016 graduate and SUNY Geneseo senior defender was named second team Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-American, after being named to the third team the previous season.

The first Geneseo player to earn ...

Lakeland Student-Athletes Make College Picks

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – More than a dozen Lakeland High School senior student-athletes announced their college commitments during a virtual signing day last week:

GIRLS SOCCER

Caley Doell, SUNY Plattsburgh
Veronica Lage, Manhattanville College
Alessia Muccitelli, SUNY Maritime College

BOYS SOCCER

Genti Gashi, Alfred State

TRACK AND FIELD

Nicolas DeSantis, Trine ...

Hockey: Former Lakeland Skater, Christian Jimenez, Sets Sights on NHL

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Christian Jimenez is just 18 years old, but hockey has already taken him many places.

The Yorktown resident starred for Lakeland/Panas as a freshman in 2017, helping the Rebels reach the section playoffs following back-to-back winless seasons. He attracted offers from boarding schools, playing his sophomore and junior seasons at the Taft School in Watertown, ...

Baseball: Lakeland's Evan Berta Looking Forward to Fairfield

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Evan Berta’s high-school career may have ended prematurely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but he will continue playing next year at Fairfield University.

Berta, Lakeland’s co-ace with Joe Vetrano, chose Fairfield because it felt like a great fit both academically and athletically.

“I wanted a school that had an outstanding business program, but I ...

Lakeland’s Sharon Sarsen Inducted into New York State Hall of Fame

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland’s Sharon Sarsen, the winningest varsity field hockey coach in New York State history, will be inducted into the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame this summer.

Sarsen’s coaching excellence is not confined to just one sport. She is also the second-winningest varsity girls lacrosse coach in the state.

Sarsen ...

Swishing and Dishing: DeGennaro’s Court Vision on Display at WNE

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Nick DeGennaro, one of Yorktown High School’s greatest shooters, has spent the last four years at Western New England University, where he reinvented himself and became one of the best passers in Division III basketball.

As a Husker, DeGennaro was twice named All-League and once named All-Conference. He left high school in 2016 as Yorktown’s all-time ...

Athlete Spotlight: Krystal Badillo, Lakeland Softball

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland High School senior Krystal Badillo has been a varsity softball starter since eighth grade. She was named All-League as a freshman; All-Section, All-League, and Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore; and All-Section and All-League her junior year, when she also served as captain.

How are you getting through this period of social distancing? What are you ...

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Virtual Presentation: Planning For Pandemics and Beyond at Somers Library

May 27, 2020

Join us for an informative webinar for top lessons learned around proactive strategies to take, and key documents to have in place for life's expected - and unexpected events.

Speakers:
Lauren Enea, Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorney, Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
Judi McAnaw, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

June 2, 2020 12:30 – 2:00 PM The Somers Library To register ...