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February 15, 2022

Yorktown Boys Basketball (10-10) Yorktown 63, Brewster 35 Wednesday, Feb. 9 (Yorktown High School) Billy Feeks (10 points), Justin Price (10 points), Tommy Costello (9 points), and Eddie Brucaj (8 points, 10 rebounds) led Yorktown to a 63-35 triumph against Brewster. “We have been ...

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PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – It was quite a performance by the local wrestling squads at the divisionals on Saturday, Feb. 5, topped by Yorktown’s Joe Tornambe (102 pounds) and Dillon Carter (160), who each placed first at Port Chester High School. The first-place finishes earned each Husker a trip to ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. – The combined gymnastics team from John Jay, Somers, Yorktown, Hen Hud, Peekskill, Briarcliff, and Ossining completed their perfect regular season with a perfect ending to their Section One competition. The undefeated team took both the Divisional Championship and the Section One ...

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CORTLANDT, N.Y. – The Giglio Memorial Scholarship Games are an all-day affair between the basketball teams in the Lakeland School District. For Lakeland boys basketball coach Steve Fallo, the games have a deeper meaning. “I’ve been here since the first Giglio Games, I was here for the first ...

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Yorktown Girls Basketball (11-6, 5-3) Yorktown 57, John Jay-CR 55 Tuesday, Feb. 1 (Yorktown High School) The Huskers overcame a 45-34 late third-quarter deficit to earn a 57-55 victory on their senior night. It was their sixth straight win and eighth in the last nine games. Yorktown ...

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CORTLANDT, N.Y. - The always-important Giglio Memorial Scholarship Games—which pit the Lakeland School District’s basketball squads against each other—held even greater significance for the Lakeland Hornets' varsity girls team this year. That's because host Walter Panas entered the game 16-1 and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior 152-pounder Dillon Carter has enjoyed plenty of success the last six years in the Husker wrestling program, which includes going 5-0 at the Warwick Dual Meet Tournament on Jan. 8. Carter is one the Huskers’ captains along with sophomore Joe Tornambe, another ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Ryan Shilling said he always wanted to be a high school varsity head coach, and now will get that opportunity at Lakeland. Shilling was influenced by his dad, Bob Shilling, who was the head varsity baseball coach at Carmel High School for 25 years in addition to coaching JV ...

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NEW YORK – On Jan. 23 at the New Balance Track and Field Center at the Armory in New York City, Lakeland/Panas’ girls squad celebrated what at that moment was their first Westchester County team track and field championship in its 60-year plus program history. However, by the middle of the week, ...

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Yorktown Boys Basketball (7-8) Yorktown 53, Briarcliff 36 Tuesday, Jan. 25 (Yorktown High School) Justin Price (10 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 steals), Marco Jovicevic (12 points, 4 rebounds, 5 steals), Billy Feeks (10 points), and Eddie Brucaj (10 points) led Yorktown in their 53-36 ...

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Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley Boys Swimming (6-5) Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley 91, Wappingers 72 Wednesday, Jan. 19 (Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School) Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley defeated Wappingers, 91-72, with Alexander Gorzula (200-individual medley, 2:16:33), junior captain Gabriel ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Lakeland/Panas has since lost its county title following an appeal. That story is here. NEW YORK – Lakeland/Panas' girls squad made history by winning the Westchester County team title at the Armory in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 23. “In order to win a team title, you need to ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland/Panas defeated visiting Peekskill, 51-12, on Jan. 21 at Copper Beech Middle School, clinching its second straight league title. “We are back-to-back league champions,” said Lakeland/Panas coach Dave Bergen. Matt Sanchez (112 pounds, decision), Spencer Maja (126, ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. – The combined Hen/Hud/John Jay/Ossining/Peekskill/Somers/Yorktown gymnastics team defeated Mahopac, 171.2 to 161.45, on Monday, Jan. 10, at the Eclipse Gymnastics Center in Mahopac.

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland has a tradition of its players earning the highest honors, and that continued with graduate Jess Ascencao becoming the first-ever first-team All-American in New Paltz history and current Lakeland senior Mia Smith being named third-team National Field Hockey Coaches ...

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Lakeland/Panas Wrestling (7-7) Lakeland/Panas 51, Putnam Valley 22 Tuesday, Jan. 11 (Lakeland High School) Lakeland/Panas defeated Putnam Valley, 51-22, led by Matt Sanchez (110 pounds, forfeit), Alex Russo (118, pin), Spencer Maja (138, forfeit), Stephen Carroll (145, pin), Cooper Schmidt ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Yorktown earned their biggest win of the season so far, by defeating visiting Brewster, 43-40, on Jan. 14. The game-winning points came when the Huskers broke a 40-40 tie on a three-pointer by Olivia Lucas with just 6.7 seconds left in the contest. “The play wasn’t ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – One big reason for Lakeland’s success so far is its ability to work as a team, thus it was appropriate it improved to 10-0 with an 81-32 triumph against visiting Poughkeepsie on Friday, Jan. 14. “It was a good team win,” said Lakeland coach Miranda Mangan. The Hornets set ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland/Panas’ 189-pounder Connor McGannon is one of the four senior captains for the Rebels’ wrestling squad, along with Spencer Maja, Hunter Dagnino, and Kevin Hickey. McGannon is coming off an All-League campaign as a junior, one that saw the Rebels win the league title. He ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown showed a lot of fight, almost wiping out a 16-point deficit, getting to within two points of the lead, before falling to visiting rival Somers, 57-51, on Saturday, Jan. 8. It was appropriate that the Huskers showed as much a fight as they did, considering the ...

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Lakeland Bowling Cortlandt Lanes, Thursday, Jan. 6 Boys (5-2) Lakeland 7, Briarcliff 0 Lakeland defeated Briarcliff 7-0, led by Mike Antonucci (251, 604), Austin Kara (235, 559), Chris Closi (206, 559), JT Maccarrone (164, 267), and  Joe Maskiell (132, 262). “Today we had a positive ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – When two rivals get together like Somers and host Yorktown did on Saturday, Jan. 8, a game isn’t over until it’s over. That was the case as Somers entered the fourth quarter with a 16-point lead before the Huskers made a frantic comeback attempt, cutting that lead to two, but ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior captain Melissa Severino, who plays guard, is a four-year varsity player for this year’s Huskers’ girls basketball squad. Severino has averaged 15.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per game, both team highs, and 2.6 steals a contest, second on the team, through ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown graduate Brett Makar was a two-time All-American when he played with the Huskers and he has continued to rack up the accolades at the University of Maryland. His latest accolade was being named as one of the USA Lacrosse Magazine’s 2022 Division 1 Men’s First Team ...

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GLEN COVE, N.Y. - Yorktown enjoyed plenty of success at the Charles McCullough Tournament at Glen Cove High School on Long Island, finishing third out of 10 teams on Tuesday, Dec. 28. “It means we are headed in the right direction but by no means where we need to be,” said Yorktown coach Dr.

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BREWSTER, N.Y. – The Lakeland/Panas Rebels won their second game against the rival BYSNS (Brewster/Yorktown/Somers/North Salem), getting off to a 3-0 first-period lead in a 7-3 triumph on Sunday, Jan. 2, at the Brewster Ice Arena. Lakeland/Panas won the first game by defeating the BYSNS, 5-3, on ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland senior guard Tyler Hormazabal is one of the Hornets’ two senior co-captains, along with Hannah Devane. This is her fifth year on the Lakeland girls varsity basketball squad, as she made the team as an eighth-grader. Hormazabal has ignited the Hornets to their 8-0 ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Covid-19 pandemic continued to affect high-school sports in 2021, but the games went on and the local teams provided plenty of thrills for their fans. Lakeland wins softball classic for A1 title No. 1 Lakeland (18-2) hosted and defeated visiting No. 2 Yorktown (17-4), ...

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Lakeland Girls Basketball (8-0) Lakeland 57, Pleasantville 32 Tuesday, Dec. 21 (Pleasantville High School) Lakeland went into the Christmas break with a dominant performance, defeating Pleasantville, 57-32. “We actually had a slow start tonight,” said Lakeland coach Miranda Mangan.

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior Kayla Howell took a visit to Wesleyan University in Connecticut with her family and, after speaking to its women’s golf coach, Jon Wilson, immediately fell in love with the school, where she has chosen to spend the next four years golfing. “I met with one of the ...

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