Sports

September 7, 2018

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – The Lakeland school board has awarded a $20,000 annual contract to livestream sporting events, concerts and other special events. The three-year contract was awarded to LocalLive, a Stamford, Conn. company, at the board’s Aug. 16 meeting. The company streams varsity games on ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland forward Julianna Cappello’s hat trick in last year’s State Final game helped propel the Hornets to their ninth consecutive state title. As her final season at Lakeland looms, Cappello is looking forward to a memorable year before moving on to playing field hockey in ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland graduate Joe Janavey was an attackman on the Lakeland/Panas boys lacrosse team. How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started? I started playing organized lacrosse in third grade but I was going to camps and had a lacrosse stick in ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— Yorktown’s softball squad enjoyed a dream season, winning its second consecutive Section 1 Class AA title but unfortunately for the Huskers, their campaign came to an end in the Class AA regional semifinals at Union-Endicott High School near Binghamton on May 31. With the game ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. —  Lakeland/Panas’ Michael Nardelli qualified for states by winning the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 14.83 seconds at the Section 1 state qualifier meet, which took place May 31 and June 1 at Arlington and White Plains High Schools. He will also compete at states in the ...

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LAKELAND, N.Y.— Joe Vetrano’s dominant pitching performance in the Class A regional championship game would have been all for naught if Lakeland was unable to push a run across home plate. Matt Schenck had his back. The senior captain delivered a bases-clearing triple in the top of the ...

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LAKELAND, N.Y.— It was quite a run for the Lakeland/Panas boys lacrosse squad as it started out as the No. 7 seed but made it to the Section 1 Class A finals, where it hosted top-seeded Mamaroneck in the championship game on May 30. For the Rebels, they were looking for their fourth title in the ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y.— Top-seeded John Jay-Cross River defeated No. 2 Yorktown 10-8 in the Section 1 Class B sectional championship game, which gave the Indians their first sectional title since 2010 and ended the Huskers’ streak of seven straight sectional crowns. “We’ve been working hard all year,” ...

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LAKELAND, N.Y.— Second-seeded Ardsley shut out No. 3 Lakeland 6-0 in the Section 1 Class A semifinals on Wednesday, May 23. The Panthers scored four runs in the first inning. They added a run in both the third and sixth innings. Stella Bale and Sabrina Reichelt each had two hits for the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— With one out and the game-winning run on second base for John Jay-East Fishkill, Yorktown’s softball team was in dire straits in the seventh inning of the Section 1 Class AA championship game. But the Huskers thrive in big moments when the game is on the line. Senior second ...

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LAKELAND, N.Y.— Many people feel that the New York Yankees, for all their offensive prowess, need to acquire another starting pitcher, maybe even two, if they want to seriously contend for a World Series championship this fall. If that’s the case, they should call Lakeland baseball coach Bill ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— Top-seeded Yorktown’s girls lacrosse squad’s attempt to win three straight sectional titles came to an end when it lost to No. 2 John Jay-Cross River 8-6 in the Section 1 Class B championship game at Torne Valley in Rockland County on May 24. “Our team didn’t play the best that I ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— Seventh-seeded Lakeland/Panas’ boys lacrosse squad traveled to No. 3 Mahopac on May 24 for a Section 1 Class A semifinal with the Rebels coming up with a sweet 9-7 triumph. “It means a lot to be able to move on and advance,” Lakeland/Panas senior captain Joe Janavey said. “This ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— Lakeland/Panas Michael Nardelli placed first in the 110-meter hurdles (14.62 seconds) and was second in the 400 hurdles (55.81) at the Westchester County Track and Field Championships on May 20 at Harrison High School. Ryan Casey was first in the 1,500 meters in 4:41.95 and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— Megan’s Mucci’s goal with just nine seconds remaining gave third-seeded Lakeland/Panas’ girls lacrosse squad a thrilling 10-9 victory against visiting No. 6 Suffern in the quarterfinals of the Section 1 Class B girls lacrosse tournament on May 19. Lakeland/Panas set up the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— No. 12-seeded Lakeland’s baseball squad had to travel for its opening round Section 1 Class A playoff game against a tough fifth-seeded Harrison squad on May 21. Luckily for the Hornets, they had one of the best big-game pitchers in the section, sophomore Joe Vetrano, on the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.— Second-seeded Yorktown hosted No. 10 Clarkstown North in the Section 1 Class B boys lacrosse quarterfinals on May 21 on its senior night and celebrated with a 22-1 victory. “It was a step in the right direction regarding the playoffs,” Yorktown senior Brett Makar said. “The ...

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Yorktown senior Jamison Embury is an attackman on the varsity boys lacrosse team. Embury will play with his twin brother Hunter at Marist College next year. How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started? I don’t remember exactly when but it was around first ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. — Lakeland’s softball squad may have gotten off to a slow start this season, losing its first four games. However, to its credit, Lakeland has more than made up for that, as it won its 16th game in a row after that losing streak with an 8-1 triumph at Somers on May 11 to clinch the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - On Sunday, May 6, the Yorktown Youth Soccer Club’s Girls U10 Yorktown Breakers competed in the quarterfinals of the New York Club Soccer League Cup at the lower BOCES field in Yorktown against the Long Island Jericho Gold U10 team. It was a tough battle as players from both ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. — No matter how many times they play it, the annual Murphy Cup game which takes place between the Yorktown and Lakeland/Panas boys lacrosse squads in honor of the Huskers’ program benefactor Charlie Murphy, is always special. Yorktown senior captain Brett Makar showed how much it ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. — Lakeland hosted Somers in an April 26 affair that pitted two of the better softball teams in Section 1 Class A against each other. For a while it was a close contest, with the Hornets up 2-0 after four innings but the defending Class A champions busted open the game with seven ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown Athletic Club (YAC) officially opened the 2018 baseball season April 14 with its annual ceremony at Harrison Apar Field of Dreams in Yorktown Heights. Despite a rare dwarfism that capped his height at 3 feet and enduring three heart surgeries, Harrison played and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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