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Rivertown Runners Raise Big Money for Local Causes

by W.B. King Despite being a cold, windy day, roughly 860 runners participated in this year’s Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon, which took place on Saturday March 23. Organized by the Rivertown Runners, the event has grown so much in recent years that it might soon... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Author Chronicles Amazin’ 1969 Mets in New Book

by Tom Pedulla –  Wayne Coffey was 15 years old and Shea Stadium hot dogs cost a quarter when the Amazin’ Mets went from perennial laughingstock to World Series champions in 1969. Coffey, now a best-selling author who lives in Sleepy Hollow, brings back a floo... More »

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Senior Guard Joins Exclusive 1,000-Point Club at Hackley

by Tom Pedulla –  She sings. If there is one reason to explain why senior guard Jordan Wade recently joined the 1,000-point club at Hackley, it might well be that she sings to herself whenever she makes one of her many trips to the foul line. “My team always m... More »

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Dobbs Ferry’s McCarthy Relishes Reaching 1,000-Point Mark

by Tom Pedulla –  Camryn McCarthy learned the fundamentals of basketball from a treasured and trusted source – her father. Stephen coached her when she played on a Catholic Youth Organization team in the second grade, emphasizing the basics of dribbling, passi... More »

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Annual Autism Classic in Irvington Cherished by Community

by Tom Pedulla –  When the Irvington girls’ basketball team hosts the annual Autism Classic, it attaches a smiling face to the cause. Jeff Dyer, who lacks verbal skills due to autism, is nonetheless as engaged as any fan at the games and is a beloved member of... More »

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Irvington Girls Basketball Coach Maher Notches 700th Career Win

by Tom Pedulla –  Gina Maher recently reached an extraordinary milestone when she earned her 700th victory at Irvington, an unprecedented total for a New York State Athletic Association girls basketball coach. Her remarkable resume also includes five state cha... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Senior Makes Name for Himself on Hardwood

by Tom Pedulla –  Daniel Williams is genetically blessed as the son of late heavyweight champion Carl “The Truth” Williams – and it shows. Williams, a 6-3, 200-pound senior at Sleepy Hollow High School, has established himself as one of the area’s finest baske... More »

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Local High School Basketball Teams Gear Up for Season

by Tom Pedulla –  GIRLS DOBBS FERRY Last year’s record: 12-10 Top returning players: Raquel Addona, Allison Burtt, Kayla Halvorson, Camryn McCarthy, Alexa Reith, Julia Schwabe. Key to success: Dobbs Ferry has plenty of offensive firepower. Hard work on defense... More »

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Irvington Senior is Center of Attack for Bulldogs This Season

by Tom Pedulla –  Sidney Thybulle, a center, and Colby Martins, a guard, played basketball together for so many years that they learned to anticipate each other’s moves and developed games that complemented one another. They long dreamt of helping Irvington Hi... More »

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High Energy Khan Overcomes Short Stature with Explosive Drive

by Tom Pedulla –  Football, even high school football, tends to be a big man’s game. Do not tell that to Awvise Khan of Dobbs Ferry. Although he hardly strikes an imposing figure as a fullback and defensive nose guard at 5-9, 180 pounds, he found ways to compe... More »

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Hackley Junior Quarterback Excels On and Off the Gridiron

by Tom Pedulla –  “Stay ready.” Reserve players in all sports constantly hear that from coaches. Easier said than done. When players lose a competition for a starting position, staying ready becomes as much of a mental challenge as it is physical. Opportunitie... More »