Worship Ser vices



Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WORSHIP” in the subject line. ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 225 East Lake Blvd, Mahopac 845-628-2006 Saturday Vigil Mass. 5:30pm, 8pm – Mass in Spanish – OLQA, Sunday: 7:30, 8:45, 10:45am, 12 Noon & 5:30pm, 10:15am – Mass in Polish – OLQA, Weekdays: 6:35, 9am, 12 noon, 7:30pm – […]

Carmel Girls Plan to Step Up Defense

Rams will be tested early, often

CARMEL—Carmel High girls basketball coach Dan O’Hare is hoping his team learned some valuable lessons last season – especially at the end, when the Rams lost in the sectional quarterfinals, closing the winter with a 15-7 slate. That’s because O’Hare welcomes back his entire starting lineup, and has a deep and talented bench to complement the starting group. O’Hare believes […]

Bears Loaded, in the Hunt Again

Brewster girls hungry for return to County Center

BREWSTER—After a solid season last winter ended with the Bears playing in the Westchester County Center, the Brewster high girls basketball team has one major goal in mind for the 2009-2010 season: take it one step farther. The Bears, under veteran coach Doris Schukin, shared the League II-A championship with Lakeland, drew the No. 6 seed in the playoffs, and […]

Carmel Matmen Hope to Stay in Thick of League Race

Rams look to fill some big holes

CARMEL—After a solid 2008-2009 season that saw the Carmel High wrestling team finish fifth at sectionals, the Rams are hoping they have enough talent left on the roster to retain their status as one of the big kids on the block. The Rams lost Section 1 champion Michael Rose, as well as All-Section selections Alex Othmer, Marty Lorenz and Andrew […]

Hardened Brewster Grapplers Return to the Mats



BREWSTER—With virtually the entire starting lineup returning from a team that went 27-8 in dual meets last year, the Brewster High wrestling team is looking for a strong season on the mats this winter. Coach Tom Looby, entering his sixth season with the Bears, saw his team finish third in League II-A last winter, and feels his team can improve […]

Brewster Winter Track Team Gears Up for a Strong Season



PUTNAM VALLEY—The Brewster High boys and girls track teams look strong again this year. That’s saying a lot coming off a year that saw the boys win the indoor and outdoor league championships. They came in second at the county championships. The girls were strong as well, taking the league outdoor crown and adding a runner-up trophy indoors. The boys […]

Kennedy Boys Basketball Look to Return to Playoffs



SOMERS—After a first-round exit —compliments of Pelham—from the sectional tournament last winter, the Kennedy Catholic High School boys basketball team is itching for a return to the post-season tournament. Kennedy finished at 13-7 last year, and will be without standouts Steve Feeney (All-League guard, No. 1 scorer) and Anthony Spinola, both gone to graduation. But first-year coach Frank Kelly believes […]

Mahopac Boys Hoops Team Gets Younger, Expects Success



MAHOPAC—One year after recording a 17-5 record and making it to the sectional quarterfinals, the Mahopac High boys basketball team is experiencing a bit of a youth movement after losing 10 players from last year’s squad. While that would be a reason for most coaches to fret, Indians coach Kevin Downes doesn’t seem to be worried about this year’s team. […]

Kennedy Girls Basketball Eyes Turnaround



SOMERS—In his first year as coach, Al Morales and the Kennedy Catholic Gaels girls basketball team finished with just two wins and 12 losses. But with eight seniors returning – including all five starters – he has high expectations. “Last year was my first year coaching, so it was a new system,” said Morales. “Them getting used to me, me […]

Mahopac Grapplers Look to Continue Program’s Success



MAHOPAC—Despite having a new coach and a young roster, the Mahopac High School wrestling team is still aiming high. New coach Juan Torres said in an interview this week that his team, which consists of 32 wrestlers, simply wants to be the best in the league and Section 1. Success of that magnitude is not new to Mahopac wrestling, though. […]