As I said earlier this week, we published a special report in today’s paper on the dangerous and misconceptions around concussions, which, experts say, are widely mistreated and de-emphasized in high school football. The package is divided into several different stories. Those stories, along with other resources, links, videos and… Read More →
Ten trips are booked to Mahopac. (Well, one team’s isn’t so far.) So here are the matchups for next week’s Section 1 championship games: Saturday — At Mahopac High School: Class D: No. 1 Tuckahoe vs. No. 2 Haldane, 2 p.m. Class A: No. 2N Horace Greeley vs. No. 2S… Read More →
New Rochelle’s Malcolm Allen, left, and Chris Schwarz celebrate after beating Yorktown 21-16 in a Section 1 Class AA football semifinal at New Rochelle. See more photos of Yorktown at New Rochelle football
I have to run out to Iona Prep for today’s game, so I’ll make this quick. There are a ton of big games today at 1:30, and I’ll have updates one way or another from just about every one with playoff implications. For scores, follow me on Twitter at Twitter.com/LoHudInsider…. Read More →
Mahopac’s Ryan Hill breaks up the pass to Clarkstown North’s Charles Maurasse in the final seconds of a Section 1 Class AA semifinal in Mahopac. View a more photos from the game between Clarktown North and Mahopac here at Lohud.com.
The semifinal round gets started today, but Clarkstown North and Mahopac take the stage first and take it by themselves. The teams meet tonight in a rematch at Mahopac High School and it should produce another high-quality, tightly-contested game. I’ll be on hand providing updates via Twitter. You can follow… Read More →
I focused on two teams riding big winning streaks in today’s paper. • First, I wrote a feature about Iona Prep, which rides a six game winning streak into tomorrow’s game with St. Anthony’s for the top spot in the CHSFL. The Gaels enter the game with a real chance…. Read More →
Big weekend. Let’s get to it… THE BIG 10 (OK, just 9) Friday Class AA semifinals No. 5 Clarkstown North at No. 4 Mahopac, 7 p.m.: Well, if it’s anything like the last game, I expect to glance at my watch at some point around 9 tonight and see that… Read More →
Readers, I think (and hope you do to) that you’re in for a treat this weekend. First, the coverage will kick off Friday morning with a feature about what’s changed for Iona Prep, which enters Saturday’s showdown for No. 1 in the CHSFL with St. Anthony’s riding a six-game winning… Read More →
I’m going on the air momentarily with Horace Greeley’s Joe Magardino and Nick Yager, so join us by going to LoHud.com/VCLive.
Horace Greeley linemen Joe Magardino and Nick Weber will be my guests tomorrow night at 7 p.m. on Varsity Insider Chat. The show starts at 7 p.m. LIVE here on LoHud.com and we have plenty to discuss: Eight Section 1 playoff games and other contests of note, including St. Anthony’s… Read More →
OK, the Section 1 championship schedule has not been finalized yet. Only the dates (next Saturday and Sunday), the times (2, 5 and 8 on Sat.; 1 and 5 on Sun.) and the location (Mahopac High School) are in place. I just spoke to Sleepy Hollow AD Chuck Scarpulla, Section… Read More →
Thanks to Rockland County legend Tom Doherty for alerting me to this weekend’s other playoff games — the alternative league teams in Classes A and C. Obviously, TZ and Pawling enter as the favorites based on their regular season successes, although Pearl River gave TZ a scare on Sept. 11… Read More →
It’s Tuesday and we still have three days before the first Section 1 semifinal. But here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll tell this weekend: 1. Who is the Class A favorite? This was a discussion on tonight’s show. A listener asked if Greeley beat John Jay and… Read More →
Honorable mention: — Nick Manfredi, Clarkstown South: 104 yards rushing, two touchcowns, two sacks — Steve Ricciardi, Tanner Knox, Harrison: Both exceeded 100 yards rushing in 17-13 win over John Jay 10. Spring Valley’s Shaquille Gould: The senior QB went 19 for 28 for 277 yards and threw three touchdowns… Read More →