April 8, 2010 RSS feed / Sports

Rams Have Holes to Fill, Depth to Compete

CARMEL—The Carmel High baseball team lost some major talent to graduation last spring, but veteran manager Bob Shilling believes he has the depth—and the right pieces—to keep the Rams in the playoff picture. More...

Courier Sports Section Named One of the Best in NY State

The PUTNAM COUNTY COURIER’s sports section has again been named as among the best in New York State by the New York Press Association at the organization’s recent annual spring convention honoring outstanding newspapers. More...

Kennedy Softball Team Looks to Rebuild

SOMERS—Two years ago the John F. Kennedy softball team lost in the section finals to Albertus Magnus, and last year they were knocked off one game before the section finals. More...

Bears Hope ‘D’ Can Learn on the Fly

BREWSTER—With four new players on the defensive end of the field, the Brewster High boys lacrosse team will be looking to get on-the-job experience, while relying heavily on midfield and attack players. More...

Bears Offense Comes Up Short

BREWSTER—After spending the offseason working on offense, the Brewster High softball team was unable to get on the scoreboard Monday against non-league opponent Arlington. More...

The Putnam Sportsman

How high can a wallaby jump mate, how high can a wallaby jump? How much does a beagle named Scout, love a leg of lamb bone cooked on the grill? A lot! More...

JFK Holds for 1-0 Thriller over ’Pac

Flanagan drives in game-winning run; JFK escapes bases-loaded, no out jam in seventh

MAHOPAC—In a game that featured solid pitching and strong defense, it was the Gaels of Kennedy Catholic who broke through first—scoring a run in the top of the sixth—and then escaping a huge jam in the bottom of the seventh to walk More...

Mahopac Softball Opens with Win

MAHOPAC—The John F. Kennedy Catholic High softball team may have been suffering from opening-day jitters, and Mahopac took advantage by jumping all over the Gaels and earning a 12-4 win at the Mahopac Falls field on Monday. More...

Rams Offense Works Overtime in Two Wins

Carmel scores 25 runs on 23 hits in first two wins

CARMEL—If anyone had any questions about the Carmel High baseball team’s offense, the Rams attempted to answer them during opening week, as the team pounded out 25 runs on 23 hits in picking up wins over Saunders and New Rochelle. More...

Mahopac Falls to Mercer Island

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac High boys lacrosse team opened its season with two losses to non-league opponents. Saturday’s 14-13 loss to East Islip followed Wednesday’s season-opening, 7-3 loss against Washington’s Mercer Island. More...

Bears Pound Pioneers in Season Opener, 15-3

BREWSTER—Chris Byrnes went the distance and picked up a win for the Brewster High baseball team Monday, as the Bears rocked Poughkeepsie, 15- 3, in a non-league game played on the Pioneers’ home field. More...

Bears Overwhelmed by Indians in Season Opener

BREWSTER—It was an eye-opening season opener for the Brewster High boys lacrosse team last Thursday, as the Bears dropped an 18-8 decision to John Jay in a game played in Cross River. More...

Put Valley Gets Going Late, Falls Short, 5-4

PUTNAM VALLEY—The Putnam Valley high softball team traveled to Dover Monday to open its season, and the Tigers went scoreless for the first six innings, but finally woke their bats up in the seventh. More...

Three Bears Bring Home Post-Season Honors

Cirocco named All-Conference; Blumberg, Trainor take All-League accolades

BREWSTER—Three members of the Brewster High boys basketball team received post-season honors recently, for a Bears team that closed the season at 14-5 and as League 2-B champions. More...

Mahopac Girls Lacrosse Gets Good Start

ARLINGTON—The Mahopac High girls lacrosse team got its season off to a strong start last Wednesday by defeating Arlington on the road in the season opener, 11-6. More...

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