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Charlie Parent, Assistant Managing Editor/Sports

Charlie is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. He has played sports at Pelham throughout high school. Charlie also takes part in the young Democrats club, Spanish club and military history club. Charlie has a great interest in journalism and is very excited to work with the Examiner!

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PMHS girls soccer celebrates senior night

PMHS boys and girls soccer playoff matchups announced

October 20, 2021

The Section 1 Class A playoff brackets have been released for both PMHS soccer teams. Each will play in the out-bracket rounds, with the boys starting Wednesday and girls Thursday. The boys, coming...

Chris Herren

Ex-NBA star gives PMHS talk on substance abuse that is ‘not what anyone in the audience expected’

October 6, 2021

When he was in high school, Chris Herren didn't want to sit in gyms while others told stories about substance abuse. He tried to convince his mom to let him stay home, grab some extra rest and time away...

Bronze medalist Kate Douglass (r.) leaves the pool with University of Virginia teammate Alex Walsh, who took silver.


July 28, 2021

PMHS graduate Kate Douglass, in her first-ever Olympic Games, won bronze Tuesday night in the 200 individual medley with a personal best time of 2:09.04. After winning her first two qualifying heats,...

Kate Douglass leads the heat in the last lap

Kate Douglass advances to 200 IM final after winning second straight Olympic heat

July 27, 2021

PMHS alum Kate Douglass won her second consecutive heat Monday night in the women's 200 individual medley, sending her to the medal race Tuesday. Douglass posted a time of 2:09.21, beating Great Britain's...

Kate Douglass swimming at the University of Virginia.

Kate Douglass officially qualifies for Olympics

June 20, 2021

After a thrilling race Wednesday night in which PMHS alumna Kate Douglass came in second, her fate is now official. She is on the U.S. Olympic team. Douglass made a triumphant comeback in Wednesday...

Kate Douglass placed second in the 200-meter medley trials.

Douglass advances to 200-meter medley final, misses Olympic qualification in 100-meter butterfly

June 16, 2021

University of Virginia swimmer and PMHS alumna Kate Douglass is progressing on one front at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. Douglass placed second in the 200-meter medley semifinals Tuesday night...

Eric Soderberg practices putting at the Pelham Country Club

PMHS golfer Eric Soderberg ties for seventh in Section 1 playoffs

June 10, 2021

PMHS junior Eric Soderberg tied for seventh place in the Section 1 playoffs on Tuesday. The top 36 boys, determined by the regular-season scoring average, qualified for the section tournament. Soderberg's...

Will Dunhill makes pass at Glover Field

PMHS boys lacrosse upsets Sleepy Hollow in second round of sectional playoffs

June 8, 2021

The PMHS boys lacrosse team won Monday night against Sleepy Hollow in the second round of the Section 1 playoffs, a major upset for head coach James Rodgers and his program. Coming into the game, Pelham...

Section One of NYSPHSAA (File Photo)

Section 1 announces playoff matchups for PMHS teams

June 4, 2021

Section 1 of the New York Public High School Athletic Association announced the playoff brackets for three sports on Thursday. Pelham Memorial High School will send its varsity girls lacrosse team, boys...

PMHS football (File Photo)

Six PMHS football players named to Section 1 all-league team

May 14, 2021

Section 1 announced their all-league, all-conference, and all-section players from the previous spring football season on Thursday night. Six Pelican players won all-league, two of those six won all-conference,...

PMHS football (File Photo)

Pelham varsity football team quarantined; season canceled

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 football (File Photo)

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

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...

Return to full in-school: Safety concerns for students

Return to full in-school: Safety concerns for students

March 22, 2021

As a student, PMHS’ decision to return to full in-person learning comes with several safety concerns. I personally have concerns about the safety of myself and peers in the building. The use of hallways...

Picture House welcomes 160 over weekend in first screenings since pandemics start

Picture House welcomes 160 over weekend in first screenings since pandemic’s start

March 9, 2021

The Picture House reopened on Friday after a nearly full-year closure during the pandemic. The first weekend for the non-profit theater resulted in approximately 160 tickets sold from Friday to Sunday. Customers...

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SAM Party will continue to run candidates despite federal appeals court setback

March 8, 2021

The Serve America Movement Party will continue to endorse candidates for the 2021 New York City mayoral race and the 2022 New York gubernatorial race despite a U.S. Court of Appeals judge's rejection of...

Report on reforming Westchester County police calls for office of accountability

February 12, 2021

Westchester's 38-member task force for police reform released a report calling for the creation of a new office of police accountability and other steps to improve the Westchester County Department of...

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

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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