Sports

Cuomo Still Unsure About High School Sports


It’s the governor’s call. And he’s still undecided. After the New York State Public High School Athletic Association said studentathletes could resume offseason workouts on their respective school grounds once Phase 4 kicked in, Gov. Andrew Cuo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

With Road Races Canceled, Runners Still Find Their Way


Saturday, July 4, would have been another momentous day for the running community in the area. That would have been the day that the 43rd consecutive running of the Putnam County Classic kicked off from Mahopac High School on an eight-mile course. Bu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Batter Up for Minor League Baseball



For the first time in a generation, our area could be without minor league baseball. The 27th season of Hudson Valley Renegades, the shortseason Class A franchise of the Tampa Bay Rays, should have kicked off on June 18 and the first home game at … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Youth Sports Can Return on July 6


While Major League Baseball hashes out a return to play, and other pro sports slowly try to restart their respective seasons, some good news on the athletic front in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reiterated that youth sports, including soccer,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Renegades Baseball Looks Doubtful As League Suspends Start to Season


After months of speculation, the talk over whether there will be a season for the Hudson Valley Renegades minor league baseball team has gone from optimism to doubtful. The New York-Penn League on Friday announced it was suspending the start of the s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel AD Susan Dullea Departs For Rye


Susan Dullea, one of the most respected athletic administrators in Section 1 and in New York State, is leaving her post as the athletic director at Carmel High School to take a similar position at Rye as the school’s Director of Health, Physical Educ… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Softball Star Shannon Becker Named Gatorade New York Player of the Year


There wasn’t a high school softball season this spring due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but that didn’t stop Mahopac star Shannon Becker from continuing to rack up the awards. The right-handed pitcher has been named the Gatorade New… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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.

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.


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