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September 28, 2021

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - Traditional powers Yorktown and host John Jay-Cross River played a highly competitive game, with John Jay holding to win its homecoming contest 27-25 on Saturday, Sept. 25 “A really hard-fought game on both sides,” said Yorktown coach Pantelis Ypsilantis. “To win in Class A, ...

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Lakeland Field Hockey (8-0) Lakeland 8, Walter Panas 0 Wednesday, Sept. 22 (Lakeland High School) Jaden Ray (3G), Mia Smith (2G, 1A), and Gabby Santini (2G) led Lakeland in their 8-0 senior-night win against sister school Walter Panas. “We were successful because we all connected on the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - It’s the final event of the meet: The 400-yard freestyle relay. As the first swimmers from each relay team get ready to streamline into the first 25-yard lap, the meet official announces, “Current standing: Ardsley-Dobbs Ferry 42; Yorktown-Somers 42. The team that wins this relay ...

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Yorktown Boys Soccer (4-0-1) Yorktown 2, Arlington B 2 Tuesday, Sept. 14 (Yorktown High School) Yorktown tied Arlington B 2-2 but won the penalty kicks 5-4 to advance in the opening round of the Yorktown Tournament. George Popovic scored on a free kick in the first half with Derek ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The girls soccer contest between Yorktown and Lakeland on Saturday, Sept. 18, was an unforgettable one. The two crosstown rivals battled hard, tied at 1-1 through 80 minutes of regulation, tied at 2-2 after two 10-minute overtime sessions, before the Huskers outscored the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – After losing their opener against Brewster, Yorktown knew that they had to respond in their first road contest of the year at Walter Panas on Friday, Sept. 17, and they did just that. Yorktown (1-1) got off to a 7-0 first-quarter lead before exploding for 20 second-quarter ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown 5-foot-11, 205-pound senior Vincent Cappelli is going into his second season as captain of the varsity football squad and is in his third season overall on the gridiron. Cappelli, who was an All-Conference and All-League selection a season ago, plays linebacker and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The first rule of training for a marathon? Be “all in.” That advice comes from John Iavarone, a stand-up comedian and Yorktown resident who discovered his love of running as he neared his fifth decade. The 54-year-old practices what he preaches. These days, Iavarone sports a new ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland senior Mia Smith, an All-State player a year ago, is in her fourth season on the Hornets’ varsity field hockey squad. Smith was pulled up post-season of her freshman season in 2018, when Lakeland went to the state Class B finals before winning its 10th state title in ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – A team would be hard-pressed to have a better start to its season than Lakeland did on Friday, Sept. 10. Playing fall football for the first time since 2019, the Hornets of Shrub Oak opened their 2021 campaign with a 32-14 win over their sister school, Walter Panas. Lakeland ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown opened its spanking new remodeled gym by hosting last year’s Putnam Northern Westchester Small School Champion, Walter Panas, on Monday, Sept. 13. The two local powers played an exciting match, with Panas prevailing 3-1 (25-16, 29-27, 24-26, 25-16). While the match ...

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Yorktown Football (0-1) Brewster 33, Yorktown 20 Friday, Sept. 10 (Yorktown High School) Yorktown scored two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter before Brewster held on for a 33-20 win, in the opener for both teams. Dillon Carter (11 carries, 152, yards, 2 TD) and Justin Meyreles ...

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Yorktown Boys Soccer (1-0) Yorktown 2, Eastchester 1 Thursday, Sept. 2 (Yorktown High School) Senior Peter Tinaj scored twice, including the game-winner with 4:26 remaining in the first half, in leading Yorktown to a huge 2-1 victory against Eastchester in the Huskers’ opener. “We were ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – When Lakeland goes into its opener against sister school, visiting Walter Panas, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, it will be led familiar person. That person is 2005 Lakeland graduate Mike Meadows, who enters his 13th season as a coach for Lakeland, his fifth as a head coach, after ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – After last season’s abbreviated 3-2 campaign, Yorktown will open this season by hosting Brewster at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10. There are plenty of local highlights to Yorktown’s return to a full schedule as well, including hosting rival Somers at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. It will ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – After a very successful 18-year run under coach Ed Polchinski, which included a 10-1-1 season and League II-D title last year and a Section 1 Class AA championship in 2017, the Zoran Milojevic era for Yorktown begins at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, against visiting ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Last season Lakeland finished 13-1, which included winning its 24th straight league title and as the No. 1 seed, defeated visiting No. 2 North Salem, 6-0, in the Putnam-Northern Westchester Small School Regional Tournament Championship game. With the state championships being ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown’s boy and girls varsity lacrosse teams are both in the market for new head coaches following the departures of Sean Carney and Lauren McAulay. Carney served as head coach of the boys for five years before deciding to step down. “The privilege of coaching lacrosse at ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Basketball coaches like to see that their players are working hard during the summer in preparation for the winter high-school season. Yorktown rising senior forward Artesa Gashi has definitely put the work in this summer and, in addition to that, got to enjoy the experience of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Lakeland 2018 graduate Caroline Cahill was an All-State player and four-time Class B state champion for the Hornets. She has continued her outstanding play at the next level by being named to the U.S. Women’s National Development Team Selection Camp Squad. Cahill said that ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown dive team continued its dominance this summer by going undefeated in dual meets. The summer season ran from June 21 to July 31. Coached by Beth Kear since 1991, the team has won 136 meets to just 14 losses. The team has won division championships in 1994, 1995, ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Lakeland graduate Mark Cummins was on the Lakeland/Panas varsity boys lacrosse squad for three years. Cummins, who will play lacrosse at Division 1 Siena College, was a close defense/long-stick-middie for the Rebels. He also played three varsity seasons as a wide receiver for ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown rising senior Maya Servedio, a second-team Class A All-State selection, had plenty of choices when choosing where she wanted to pitch in college. In the end, the school that was the best for her was Division 1 Colgate University, from the highly competitive and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – An injury in his first football game this spring may have ended his high-school playing days but that didn’t prevent Yorktown graduate Keith Boyer from earning his well-deserved honors. Boyer, who will play lacrosse at Duke University, was selected to the Under Armour ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown pitcher Kevin Weitman enjoyed a dream season on the mound for the Huskers’ baseball squad this past spring as a senior captain. Weitman went 8-0, struck out 52, walked just 9 with a 1.02 ERA and a .982 WHIP in 55 innings pitched. For his efforts, Weitman was named ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – As the world watched the international athletic spectacle that was the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, a Shrub Oak Special Olympian was preparing for his grand stage in 2022. Michael Bub is a 12-time consecutive Special Olympics New York State Champion, and he has the medals to ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – After not having it in the summer and holding it in the winter at Mamaroneck High School last year because of the pandemic, the fourth annual Hudson Valley College ID Camp returned home July 9-11 to Lakeland High School. A total of 32 college coaches, which included a ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - Senior Citizens outscored the House Team, 5-1, in the first half, en route to a 10-2 victory in the open division of the Hudson Valley Summer Field Hockey League at Lakeland High School on July 26. The win allowed Senior Citizens to win the open-division title based on their ...

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MONTICELLO, N.Y. – The title of G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All-Time) is sometimes bestowed on people too hastily, but that’s not the case with Lakeland field hockey coach Sharon Sarsen, who also coached Lakeland/Panas girls lacrosse. Sarsen’s undeniable accomplishments were recognized last week with ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – The 10th annual Future Stars Soccer Camp took place at Lakeland High School from June 28 to July 1. Running the camp was Lakeland boys’ soccer coach, Tim Hourahan, who has done so for the Shrub Oak Athletic Club since the camp’s inception in 2011, except for last year because ...

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