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Jack Anderson, Staff Reporter

Jack Anderson is a junior at Pelham Memorial High School. He is a two-sport varsity athlete and a member of Science Research. Jack is very interested in writing at the Examiner!

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PMHS shot putter Shelton wins Con Edison Athlete of the Week, heads to states

PMHS shot putter Shelton wins Con Edison Athlete of the Week, heads to states

March 4, 2022

PMHS senior Thomas Shelton won the Con Edison Athlete of the Week award for his performance in the shot put. Shelton has had a dominant season, sweeping every meet that he has participated in. Last...

PMHS basketball home court

PMHS boys basketball wins Irvington tournament

December 7, 2021

The Varsity boys basketball team had a strong start last weekend. They went 2-0 in the Irvington tournament, earning themselves some early-season hardware. After a shortened 2020 season, the team is back...

Fans pack the Ice Hutch for PMHS ice hockeys first game of the year

PMHS boys ice hockey blasts Carmel 14-4 in season opener

December 1, 2021

PMHS ice hockey came out with a bang in their first game of the season Tuesday with a 14-4 win over Carmel. After going 8-1 in scrimmages, the Pelicans, led by seniors Jordan Hurd, Henry Smith, Ben...

Pelham forward Eileen Mazzaro returned to play during the second quarter for the first time since being injured Oct. 14.

PMHS field hockey battles Greeley to 0-0 in regular time of sectional quarters, loses in sudden death

October 28, 2021

After winning the league championship and making a strong playoff run, the Pelham field hockey team fell short Wednesday night in an overtime thriller at Glover Field. Following four scoreless quarters,...

PMHS field hockey team celebrates first round win

PMHS field hockey advances to Class B section quarterfinals

October 26, 2021

The PMHS field hockey team fought past Somers Monday to advance to the Section A quarterfinals, winning 1-0 off a goal scored by sophomore Olivia Polsky with only four minutes left in the game. The...

Eileen Mazzaro

Three PMHS seniors commit to college athletic careers 

September 29, 2021

Three PMHS seniors have already finished the college process now occupying their classmates: They’ve committed to sports at the college level. Eileen Mazzaro, Kathryn Alexander and Tessa Loria have...

Kate Douglass comes in second in the womens second semi-final

Kate Douglass advances to 100-meter butterfly final in U.S. Olympic qualifiers

June 14, 2021

The 2021 U.S. Olympic trials are currently taking place in Omaha, Nebraska, where PMHS alumna Kate Douglass is competing for a spot in the women's 100-meter butterfly. After finishing fourth overall...

Girls lacrosse team after winning League F title.

PMHS girls lacrosse team wins league title, overcoming slow start

June 4, 2021

The Pelham high school varsity girls lacrosse team secured the League F title following a dominant 19-5 win over New Rochelle on Wednesday night. After starting off 0-5, the girls never lost hope in...

Pelham schools increase spectators allowed at outdoor sports to 500 people

Pelham schools increase spectators allowed at outdoor sports to 500 people

May 14, 2021

Pelham Athletic Director Christian Hodge announced that Pelham would be increasing the number of fans that are allowed at outdoor home athletic events to 500 in a recent email sent to Pelham families.  This...

Newcastle Knights basketball. Credit -  Burley Sekem Apparel

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

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...

Virginia wins its first NCAA womens swimming and diving title.

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

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....

Section One of NYSPHSAA (File Photo)

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

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...

Pelham journalist Jeanne Pinder creates website to make health-care costs transparent

February 24, 2021

Pelham journalist Jeanne Pinder wanted to do something to inform people about the price of health care because of the high and variable cost of getting treatment in the United States. Pinder decided...

OLPH closing brings possibility of influx of new students to Pelham public schools

OLPH closing brings possibility of influx of new students to Pelham public schools

August 27, 2020

With Our Lady of Perpetual Help School closing for the year, the Pelham Union Free School District says it is prepared for the possibility of as many as 140 new students entering Pelham's public school...

State high school athletics group delays fall season, cancels championships for school sports

July 20, 2020

Officers of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA)  voted on many changes to the upcoming sports seasons to combat the spread of COVID - 19 on Thursday. In their report,...

Kate Douglass swimming at the University of Virginia.

PMHS alumna Kate Douglass continues dominant swimming métier

April 17, 2020

By all accounts, PMHS alumna Kate Douglass has had a continuously excellent swimming career. She represented the United States at the Youth Olympics in 2018, and set numerous records throughout her high...

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Covid-19 brings mass cancellation of remaining high school winter sports, postponing of spring seasons

March 27, 2020

For many PMHS students, the Spring season is the highlight of the year. Athletes spend the off-season training for spring sports like lacrosse, golf, baseball, and tennis. However, to the dismay of many...

The PMHS 2017 state championship ice hockey team, with Benjamin Hurd dead center with the medal around his neck.

Pelham varsity hockey ranked at #7 in New York State Sports Writer Association weekly NYS DII rankings

January 13, 2020

The perennially dominant boys varsity hockey team has had a promising start to their season, with a mid-season league record of 5-4-2. Their success helped them rise to #7 in this week’s NYSSWA DII rankings....

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