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PMHS graduate Jack Cork makes team of week playing in England’s NBL Division I

By Jack Anderson, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2021

Jack Cork, a 2016 PMHS graduate and Haverford College basketball standout, moved to England last year to play professional ball for the Newcastle Knights while getting his MBA. He immediately faced a Covid-19...

PMHS football (File Photo)

Pelham varsity football team quarantined; season canceled

By Charlie Parent, Sports Editor
April 23, 2021

Some members of the Pelham varsity football team were exposed to Covid-19, and the team's season is over.  Pelham was slated to play Lakeland last Saturday and to have a matchup with a team that had...

PMHS girls varsity volleyball team celebrates victory over Eastchester.

PMHS girls varsity volleyball team quarantined; playoff games cancelled

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

The remainder of the PMHS girls varsity volleyball season has been cancelled after members of the team were exposed to Covid-19. Holding a 12-1 record before the abrupt end to their season, the quarantine...

PMHS girls varsity volleyball team celebrates victory over Eastchester.

PMHS girls varsity volleyball wins league championship with victory over Rye

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2021

The Pelham girls varsity volleyball team clinched the Conference 2-League D regular-season championship Friday night. The Pelicans took their league record to 6-0 (9-0 overall) with a 3-1 victory over...

PMHS football (File Photo)

PMHS football team gets first win of season, beating Sleepy Hollow 35-21

By Charlie Parent, Sports Editor
April 12, 2021

The PMHS varsity football team picked up their first win Saturday with a 35-21 victory over Sleepy Hollow. The team is now fourth in the league standings. Senior quarterback Carlo Volpe led the charge...

Virginia wins its first NCAA women's swimming and diving title.

Pelham alumnae Kate Douglass, Jennifer Bell help Virginia win its first NCAA swimming and diving title

By Jack Anderson, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2021

Pelham Memorial High School alumna Kate Douglass has continued to find success in her swimming career. After being named 2019-2020 ACC Freshman of the year, her season was cut short due to Covid-19....

PMHS girls varsity volleyball team celebrates victory over Eastchester.

PMHS girls varsity volleyball team remains undefeated in current season

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
March 26, 2021

With a 3-2 win in their fourth game of the season, Pelham Memorial High School's girls varsity volleyball team remains undefeated this year. Now holding two victories against longtime rival Eastchester...

Zachary Heese (File Photo)

PMHS alumnus in qualifying rounds to row in Summer Olympics

By Tobias D'Amore, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2021

Rower and former Pelham resident Zachary Heese is in the qualifying rounds for the Summer Olympic Games.  A Pelham Memorial High School alumnus, Heese is a world-class rower. He rowed for the Pelham...

The PMHS boys varsity basketball team.

Winter sports persist in the midst of the pandemic; unique season brings teams closer together

By Patrick Gardner, Staff Reporter
March 18, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic presented an entirely new series of challenges to athletes in high-risk winter sports this year. In addition to having to decide whether to risk exposing themselves to the virus by...

Section One of NYSPHSAA (File Photo)

Section One to allow limited spectators at home and away winter sports

By Jack Anderson, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2021

The Section One executive committee voted to change its fan policy to allow schools to have fans at winter contests on March 9. With this rule change, schools will have the option to allow 2 fans per...

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...

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