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Sleepy Hollow Football Coach Confident of Reaching Goals in 2019

by Kevin Brown –  The first two topics that come up when you review a football season are so very different nowadays from even just a few years ago. The first question is always, how are the numbers? Varsity Coach Jorge Veintimilla is enthusiastic about Sleepy... More »


Local Football Teams Optimistic for New Gridiron Season

by Tom Pedulla –  The Hudson Independent offers its annual preview of the local high school football season: DOBBS FERRY The Eagles have no choice but to respond well to dramatic change. Joe Cox, who graduated from the school in 2002 and was an assistant to Ji... More »


Sleepy Hollow Blaze Burn It Up in Soccer Tourney

by Kevin Brown –  While many kids were enjoying August weekends at the beach or pool, the Sleepy Hollow Football Club, Blaze, traveled to Hershey, Pennsylvania to take on all comers in the Hershey Cup, U-13 Girls Soccer Division. Even though Blaze has already ... More »


Interim SH High Athletic Director Looks to Revive Sports Programs

by Tom Pedulla –  Michael Gulino, who became the interim athletic director at Sleepy Hollow High School on July 1, is thinking big while admitting he has relatively little time to revive some of the school’s sagging sports programs. Gulino spoke of his desire ... More »


Sleepy Hollow Travel Baseball Squads Confident in Summer Season

by Tom Pedulla –  They’re back. Shortstop Sean McCarthy, third baseman Alec Bjorkland, righthander Gavin Ryan and catcher Matthew Bischof are back for what may well be their final season together in forming the nucleus of Sleepy Hollow’s veteran travel team. T... More »


Graduating Dobbs Ferry Sharpshooter Targeting College Career

by Tom Pedulla –  One thousand shots per day. That is the goal for Dimaunie Meredith, an aspiring Division 1 basketball player who recently signed with Westchester Community College after leading Dobbs Ferry High School to the Section 1 Class B title. The 6-4,... More »


Dobbs Ferry Senior Dynamic as Captain on Diamond and Hardwood

by Tom Pedulla –  When Dobbs Ferry High School boys’ basketball coach Scott Patrillo approached Zachary Holzman about becoming a team captain last year as a junior, it was the start of something big. Patrillo recognized in Holzman leadership abilities that wou... More »


Veteran Racer Trains Rivertowners for Triathlons

by Barrett Seaman –  Everyone knows that triathlons aren’t for sissies. The Ironman, the Big Enchilada of triathlons, demands a 2.4-mile swim followed by a 112-mile bicycle ride, rounding out with a full marathon run of 26.2 miles. You don’t do that for fun. T... More »


Sleepy Hollow High Softball Program on the Right Track to Success

by Tom Pedulla –  When Sleepy Hollow High School’s varsity recently hosted a well-attended softball clinic and pizza party for girls in grades three through six, it was arguably more significant than any game-winning hit the team will produce this season. Slee... More »


Hackley Softball Ace Enjoys Playing Mind Games with Opponents

by Tom Pedulla –  Mind games. Ace righthander Dana Van Buren loves to play them as she aims to lead Hackley’s softball team back to the Ivy League Championship game and win the title that proved elusive last year. To Van Buren, pitching is more about out-think... More »