Sports

Carmel Hires New Football Coach


New Carmel football coach Jimmy Nguyen on the sidelines. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Nguyen. After a months-long saga that resulted in Carmel High School basically dismissing its longtime football coach, the Rams finally have a new leader. Assistan… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Mahopac Loses Sectional Football Hosting Duties


Mahopac High School has been the home of the Section 1 football championships for the better part of the last two decades, hosting the games in each class for the last four years in a row and 17 of the last 18 after a one-year break in 2015. That … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

In Wake Of National Federation Guidelines, Is High School Football In Danger?


The National Federation of State High School Associations has released a 16-page document outlining guidelines for states for a safe return to high school sports in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The Federation is the national governing bo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Analysis: Carmel Football At A Crossroads


The Carmel High School football program is at a crossroads, with just one saving grace at the moment sparing the school’s administrators and Board of Education from further scrutiny and criticism. The coronavirus. The impact of COVID-19 has clo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Will There Be Fall High School Sports?


All eyes are on August 24. That’s a date that has already been circled on the calendar for months by high school coaches and athletes, even before the coronavirus hit with all its fury back in February and eventually caused the end of the winter seas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Golfers Enjoy Links and Fresh Air at Putnam Golf Course


Golfers enjoy a spring afternoon on the Putnam Golf Course in Mahopac Falls. Photos by Eric Gross.The Putnam Golf Course on Hill Street in the Mahopac Falls section of the Town of Carmel is a busy place these days now that pleasant weather has finall… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Schools to be ‘Very Different’ in the Fall


When school resumes in September, it will be very different than it was prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, as state and local school district leaders continue to work out what must be done to educate children while keeping youngsters as well as staff sa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BOCES Culinary Students from Putnam Bring Home the Gold


Three Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Hospitality Academy students from Putnam took home first place honors in the New York Pro-Start Invitational, the state’s premier secondary school competition that focuses on restaurant management and culinary … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

St. James School Kids Miss their Teachers


A billboard has been placed outside St. James School in Carmel with photos of staff members. Photo by Eric GrossBoys and girls enrolled at St. James School in Carmel wave when passing by their ‘home away from home’ these days thanks to a billboard pl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

School Board Races Set for Next Month


School Election Day has been moved to June 9 this year and last week was the deadline for school board candidates to file nominating petitions. In Putnam, contested races will be held on the eastern side of the county while in western Putnam only inc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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