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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown boys basketball senior captain Ben Schumer is in his second year of playing on the varsity, playing both forward and guard for the Huskers.  How old were you when you started playing basketball and what got you started? I started playing basketball when I was about 8 ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - For David Byrnes, there couldn’t be a more appropriate nickname than “Diesel,” the sobriquet he’s acquired as Yorktown High School’s athletic trainer. Simply put, given how many games he attends, all the pregame work he puts in and everything else he does during the day, Byrnes’ ...

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CORTLANDT, N.Y. – A long-standing drainage issue that has caused flooding at Lakeland High School’s athletic fields got what the school board called a $5 million-plus permanent fix last week. Voting just two days after Dr. George Stone, superintendent of Lakeland schools, explained the project’s ...

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