Sports

Cuomo Gives His OK To High-Risk HS Sports; Schools Still Need County Health Officials And Superintendents To Sign Off


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he will allow high-risk high school sports to begin play on Monday, February 1, a decision met with optimism by local student-athletes and coaches but also with skepticism over the stipulation that local health … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Mahopac Boys’ Lax Star Harney Signs With Army


At right, Mike Harney on the field. Photo providedThis might sound completely off the wall but perhaps it was the pandemic that led Mahopac High School boys’ lacrosse star Mike Harney – an Under Armour All-American, signifying his place as one of the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

DeMatteo’s Advocacy Group Gaining Political Traction on Reinstating ‘High-Risk’ Sports


In less than three weeks, Mahopac High School football coach Dom DeMatteo’s loose group to advocate for high-risk sports to be played has accomplished its major objective – get politicians involved and put pressure on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ap… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sodano Continues to Kick and Wait – and Improve


 When last we left Nick Sodano, the placekicker for the Carmel High School football team had a routine of kicking and waiting, kicking and waiting, kicking and waiting. He was working out by himself, including kicking field goals on the Carmel t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tommy Lasorda Bled Dodgers Blue


Tommy Lasorda chats with Courier Senior Reporter Eric Gross at Dodgers Stadium in 1986.I remember like it was yesterday—the year was 1986 when my family and I took our first summer excursion to California…first visiting friends in San Diego before ve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Haldane’s Virgadamo, McConville Feel For Players


Joe Virgadamo has the perspective covered from almost every angle. When it comes to the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty of whether the Haldane High School boys’ basketball coach will be patrolling the sidelines for his 15th year as head coac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Here’s What to Expect as Winter HS Sports Begin


High school winter sports began in Section 1 on Monday, January 4, almost six weeks after it normally would have started and with plenty more notable additions to safety protocols in the face of the coronavirus. And some notable subtractions. Boys’ b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel’s Coach Loughran on Staying Optimistic


Above, a recent Saturday practice session led by Carmel Coach James Loughran. Photo Provided. Coach James Loughran has a basic attitude about COVID-19. Kick butt. Loughran, the assistant varsity boys’ basketball coach at Carmel High School a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac’s DeMatteo Starts Advocacy Group to Save HS Football


Mahopac coach Dom DeMatteo on the field. He’s starting an effort to try to save the HS football season. Photo/Chris Cornell Saying he was ‘hit like a ton of bricks’ over the prospect of not having high school football come March 1, Mahopac coach D… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Mahopac Girls’ LAX Star Przymylski Chooses College


 When Mahopac High School girls’ lacrosse standout Avery Przymylski was looking at colleges that were recruiting her, she had her own personal goals – play at a Division I program; play at a school with a warmer climate than New York; and play a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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