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Patrick Straub eludes a tackle.
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Dobbs Ferry Quarterback Embraces School’s Rich Tradition

by Tom Pedulla –  Patrick Straub, in his third year as quarterback at Dobbs Ferry, could not have had a more appropriate word on the back of the blue shirt he wore during a recent practice: Tradition. Straub, aiming to lead the Eagles to the Section 1 Class C ... More »

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TCBL Basketball Tryouts Announced for Fall Travel Basketball

TNT Basketball presents TCBL (Tri-County Basketball League) for boys and girls with more advanced basketball skills.  Based on try-outs and numbers, TCBL could field up to six teams for Boys and Girls in Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8. Fourth graders can try-out for a 5... More »

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Kids’ Club of Tarrytown – And the Winner is….

And the Winner is….Everyone!: Kids’ Club of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow was honored on Saturday, September 8 to receive a generous donation from Tarry Crest Swimming & Tennis Club from funds raised at their Ladies’ Member/Guest tennis tournament. Despite some ... More »

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Local Football Squads Optimistic at Start of Season

by Tom Pedulla –  Local high school football teams are gearing up for the upcoming season. The following is a preview of the area squads on the gridiron. Dobbs Ferry The Eagles, after finishing 7-3 and reaching the Section 1 Class C finals last year, will look... More »

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Irvington Soccer Standout Excited About Starting Career at Brown

by Tom Pedulla –  Zoe Maxwell serves as a prime example of the profound impact sports can have on the development of a girl or boy. She described herself as shy and a bit unsure in her early years before her father, Max, encouraged her to play soccer when she ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Football Club Captures Five Division Titles

by Michael Weitzen, SHFC Vice President –  Building on close to 40 years of an AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) recreational soccer tradition in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, a new era in local youth soccer began with the formation of the Sleepy Hollow... More »

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Summer League Helps Irvington Hoops Players Hone Their Skills

by Tom Pedulla – As the sun sets over the glistening Hudson River, enthusiastic young players develop their skills before appreciative fans without the pressure of winning. A better setting than the O’Hara Summer Basketball League at Scenic Hudson Park in Irvi... More »

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Switch-Hitting SH Shortstop Selected for Top Tier Americans Squad

by Tom Pedulla –  Julian Guzman of Sleepy Hollow is 10 years old. He stands 4-foot-9 and weighs 85 pounds. He is not afraid to dream big. When Guzman speaks of his desire to play in the major leagues someday, the thought does not seem far-fetched. Already he i... More »

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Irvington Pitcher Overcoming Setback to Pursue His Dream

by Tom Pedulla – Right-hander Jake Weintraub of Irvington seemed to have everything going for him in his pursuit of a college baseball scholarship. With a mid-80’s fastball, he had the arm strength to accompany his imposing 6-foot-7, 195-pound presence on the ... More »

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Running Takes Sleepy Hollow Junior to Record Heights

by Tom Pedulla – Max Cover began competing in track at Sleepy Hollow High School to improve his endurance as a soccer midfielder. He never imagined that running would take him to record heights. Cover broke two school records this year as a junior, demolishing... More »