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Joe and Joan Solimine at Glover field.

Joe Solimine Sr., set to enter NY Baseball Hall of Fame, recalls the color line in baseball—and boycotts

By Jack Howard, Senior Editor
March 1, 2021

Joe Solimine Sr. received an unexpected phone call. The man on the other end of the line, Lou Santos, is both a friend and fellow board member of Monsignor Scanlan High School. “Hey, do you have 10 minutes...

Current and former PMHS varsity basketball players Carlo Volpe, Stefano Grammatica, Kevin Coleman and James Carey.

High-risk high school sports get green-light from county executive

By Charlie Parent, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2021

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said high-risk high school sports including basketball, ice hockey and cheer may go ahead on Feb. 1, but delegated the final decision to county executives. Westchester County Executive...

Note: Photo from 2019.
Gian-Carlo Riehl, Daniel Johnston, Stephen Liaskos, Christopher Hartigan, Emma Van Praagh, Lydia Whalen, Giovanna Vitale.
Photographer: File photo.

Pelham girls cross country wins league title as the boys place third in the section

By Noah Breskin, Sports Editor
November 23, 2020

The Pelham Memorial High School cross country teams ended their seasons with a bang as both the boys and girls recorded top three finishes in the Southern Westchester Large School Division. The girls...

Section 1 low-risk winter sports season delayed to Jan. 4

Section 1 low-risk winter sports season delayed to Jan. 4

By Tommy Roche, Managing Editor/News
November 21, 2020

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced that the Section 1 season for low and moderate-risk winter sports has been delayed from Nov. 30 to Jan. 4. NYSPHSAA previously delayed...

Pelham girls soccer beats Mamaroneck 1-0 in quarterfinals upset

Pelham girls soccer beats Mamaroneck 1-0 in quarterfinals upset

By Noah Breskin, Sports Editor
November 20, 2020

The Pelicans upset the Mamaroneck Tigers Thursday with a stunning goal from freshman Laura Shelton off of an Amelia Koff assist in the quarterfinals of the varsity girls soccer playoffs. Captain Catie...

Pelham field hockey wins division title with victory over Mamaroneck

Pelham field hockey wins division title with victory over Mamaroneck

By Tommy Roche, Managing Editor/News
November 18, 2020

Pelham Memorial High School's varsity field hockey team beat Mamaroneck 3-1 to clinch the Large School Southern Westchester Division on Wednesday.

PMHS boys varsity soccer team quarantines after Rye player tests positive

PMHS boys varsity soccer team quarantines after Rye player tests positive

By Jack Dougherty, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2020

The Pelham boys varsity soccer team must quarantine for one week after a member of the Rye soccer team tested positive for Covid-19. Pelham played Rye on Nov. 3, and it was announced Monday that the Pelham...

Section 1 announces shift from traditional high school playoff format

Section 1 announces shift from traditional high school playoff format

By Noah Breskin, Sports Editor
November 9, 2020

Section 1 of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) recently announced an altered format for the upcoming Fall sports postseason, with travel limits for all schools involved...

PMHS varsity boys soccer goes undefeated in early games

PMHS varsity boys soccer goes undefeated in early games

By Jack Dougherty, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2020

Pelham Memorial High School's boys varsity soccer team has shown that they are a force to be reckoned with.  Captained by Cole Keough, Benjy Schneider, and Josh Goldman, the team has remained undefeated...

NY announces high risk fall sports will begin play in March

NY announces high risk fall sports will begin play in March

By Jack Dougherty, Staff Reporter
September 16, 2020

On Sept. 9, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced that high risk sports including football, volleyball and competitive cheerleading will be moved to the spring...

Section One Executive Committee delays start date of fall athletics to Sept. 29

Section One Executive Committee delays start date of fall athletics to Sept. 29

By Jack Dougherty, Staff Reporter
September 4, 2020

The Section One Executive Committee of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) decided that low risk sports including cross country, field hockey, soccer and girl’s tennis...

New York State Council of Superintendents calls for postponement of fall sports

New York State Council of Superintendents calls for postponement of fall sports

By Jack Dougherty, Staff Reporter
September 1, 2020

The New York State Council of Superintendents sent Governor Andrew Cuomo a letter Aug. 26 urging him to reconsider allowing any school sports in the fall.  The letter said "authorizing school athletics...

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