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  • P.C. grid Rams hit the weight room in pre-season summer buildup

    The long scholastic sports football season just got longer. And the games haven't even begun.

     Even though it's summertime and the living is supposed to be easy. Except when it isn't. And it certainly isn't for the Port Chester High School football Rams and all the other area football teams already working hard to break out of the pack as winners once the ultra-competitive large school Section One Double A season begins in September.

  • Bridget Orchard, Rye Brook Wonder Woman, works Lady Rams softball magic at Fordham
    In the era of Wonder Woman and the tremendous financial success of the film about that wondrous comic book heroine, you never know all there is to know about la donna mobile including what lurks inside a conventional female exterior that could well cloak a modern-day heroine. 
  • Shifting batting styles on way to success OK with Ostrowski siblings on the upswing

    While slugging freshman phenom Brooklyn (BK) Ostrowski, aka the Big O, has made all kinds of All-Star softball teams to date, winning a college scholarship along the way, her up-and-coming siblings Madison, the Middle O, and Tyrus, the Little O, are marching to a different kind of drummer with a different kind of cadence especially apt for a family with a military background.

  • BK Ostrowski makes softball All-Star team with sibling O's also on IRL way to stardom
    In internet shorthand the abbreviation IRL stands for In Real Life. And in real life, Blind Brook's pitcher/slugger Lucca Colangelo and Port Chester's clutch-hitting, smooth-fielding third baseman Luisbert Frias had seasons so memorable that both juniors received Honorable Mention designation on the Westchester-Putnam All-Star baseball team and still have another year left to play high school ball. 
  • A&S PCYBL championship victory over Jimmy’s Jazz the tale of two lives

    It was the day of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in more ways than one.

    It was a great day for the Port Chester Youth Baseball League (PCYBL) Minor League Championship game.

  • ProSwing hosts June 30 event benefiting Puerto Rican youth
    On Friday, June 30 from 3 to 8 p.m., ProSwing Baseball & Softball is holding a 4th of July Grand Slam Event at its Port Chester location. The free event, with entry donations encouraged, will include a variety of food, fun activities for all ages, and an auction with proceeds going to the Puerto Rican International Baseball Experience.
  • John Gioffre’s Gents beat CYP for PCYBL Majors championship
    The sign on the fence behind home plate at Lyon Park has a message that basically says: The kids playing ball here aren't professionals. Nor are their managers. And the umpires are only human. So mistakes will be made. 
  • Thanks for the memories annual salute to top graduating senior scholar athletes
    They have gone from tweens to teens to arriving on the cusp of young adulthood—and there were times when they thought those days would never end.
  • Top 10 hits during Port Chester sports season that includes many unforgettable moments
    With the school year coming to an end and the official start to summer right around the corner, albeit with autumn-like weather alternating with heat waves and unpredictable days in between, it has been a long way from September to now. 
  • PCYBL holds 15th All-Star Day at Port Chester’s Lyon Park
    Saturdays in the park during baseball season are always a great place to be, but All-Star Day is the highlight of the Port Chester Youth Baseball League spring season.
  • When it comes to high scorers academically, some of the Rams and Lady Rams top student athletes rank with the best of the best brainiacs of the 68 Port Chester High School students inducted into the National Honor Society. The Lady Rams soccer team leads the pack when it comes to the sheer numbers selected--nine in all.

  • Blind Brook High senior makes it to national crew championships

    What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, so the saying goes, but the adage doesn't go far enough because it doesn't go into the hurt that is part of the strength-building rebound.

  • New P.C. athletic director now the AD in Monticello

    When you hire a new athletic director (AD), it is good to have someone who will go to the mat for you to get what the scholastic sports teams deserve, whether it be budget appropriations, new uniforms, top refs, high-quality equipment or you name it, and if you need it, odds on he will get it for you and your team.

  • Port Chester LAX history in the making as new Middle School club teams bow
    Jennifer Reyes scored the first goal in Port Chester lacrosse history during the first half against New Rochelle Monday (June 5) at the Middle School with Nicole Novoa and Nicole Aguilar notching follow-up goals shortly thereafter. 
  • P.C. Lady Rams softball team exit interviews stress need for travel team, Rec League ball
    As exit interviews go, Lady Rams softball coach Jeanine Maiolini was about as upbeat as she could be about losing five key players to graduation while stressing to her returnees that if they wanted to be able to compete against the elite teams in ultra-competitive Section One Class AA for large schools, they had to commit to playing more off-season ball. 
  • Lewis and Novoa leap into state qualifiers with outstanding feats despite heavy rain

    And then there were two.

    Junior Jordan Lewis, league long jump champion indoors and out, and high jumper Juan (Jack) Novoa were the only two Port Chester Track & Field athletes to qualify for the New York State Qualifiers which will take place after press time Thursday (6/1) and Friday (6/2) at Arlington and White Plains respectively.

  • First PCHS Senior Athletic Awards event honors top talent from18 sports teams
    It was a Port Chester sports first—and if you had a vivid imagination the high school auditorium rocked with hard-hitting tackles, little iron balls flying, baseballs sinking into a glove that couldn't miss, tennis balls rocketing off a racquet pivoting into a smooth follow through. swimming pool waters churning, precision handoffs and rushed passes coming in the face of collective on-rushing rivals, wrestlers hitting the mat like they were drilled by a linebacker, windmill pitches cutting the corners and softballs hit off the sweet spot of the swinging bat.
  • Rams baseball coach Eddie Martinez emphasizes reads, calls, off-season play during exit interviews

    First year Rams baseball coach Eddie Martinez was channeling his inner George Bernard Shaw during exit interviews with his returning players last Friday at Port Chester High School whether the gravelly-voiced baseball lifer would ever admit it or not. His sugar-coated advice kept coming around to that Shawism: "The pity of youth is that it is wasted on the young."

  • Port Chester Youth Baseball League roundup
    With two back to back matchups of the second and third place minor league teams, it was bound to be close, and that it was. 
  • Rams and Lady Rams T&F team take aim at qualifying for States with personal bests

    When 13-1 long shot Cloud Computing edged hard-luck 3-year-old colt Classic Empire in the final strides of the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore last Saturday (5/20), with Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming fading to eighth place in his failed bid for horse-racings storied Triple Crown, it drove home the point that once the race starts, every runner has a chance, not just the odds-on favorites.

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