Sports

Skills High, Tolerance Low for Putnam Valley Star Eva DeChent


She can, and will continue to, train during every available moment she has. Putnam Valley High School girls’ basketball star Eva DeChent, a 5-foot-10 highly regarded point guard, is arguably one of the top five players in the Hudson Valley and one of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Winter HS Sports On The Precipice: All Winter State Tournaments Canceled; High-Risk Sports Suspended Indefinitely


Winter high school sports appear to be on the precipice of not taking place this season. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) on Friday announced it was canceling 2021 state championship tournaments in all sports, whi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Virus – No, Not That One – Plagues Hunting Season

The virus has caused what will likely be an extremely low population of deer taken during this 2020 hunting season, which has just one special season left until Monday, Dec. 21, for muzzleloaders and bow. No, not THAT virus. If anything, the coronavi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Perspective: Army-Navy Returns to Sacred Ground

Above left, a cadet, Coach Jeff Monken, a state trooper and players enter the field ahead of kickoff. Top right, Cadets in formation on the field at Michie Stadium.This has to be because I’m getting old(er). Yep, that’s my story and I’m sticking to i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

High-Risk Winter HS Sports Remain In Limbo


The chances that ‘high-risk’ winter high school sports will be played starting next month remain perilously low. This after any decision to be made by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office was basically placed on hold last week. During a conference call with th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID Places Hold on Oscar Gonzalez Safe Swim Program


Edie Flood instructed young people about the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of swimming at her Wings Over Water swim school in Southeast a year ago when the Oscar Gonzalez Safe Swim Initiative began. Photo by Eric Gross.The tragic drowning of Oscar Gonzalez in th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Girls’ Soccer Had Season to Remember


It was a memorable season for the Mahopac High School girls soccer team, in more ways than one. The Indians finished 8-3-2 and won a share of the Putnam/Northern Westchester Large School Championship Tournament, as the title game against Somers ended… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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