Pelham Examiner

Jack Dougherty, Staff Reporter

Jack Dougherty is a rising junior at Pelham Memorial High School. In addition to writing for the Pelham Examiner, he is a member of both the hockey and lacrosse varsity teams.  Additionally, he is a member of the Science Research program, as well as a member of the Environmental Science Club and the Sustainability Advisory Board and plays the baritone horn and trumpet.

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Presidential Scholar finalists in 2017. Courtesy of blog.ed.gov

PMHS student Aiden Levy nominated for national Presidential Scholars program

February 11, 2021

PMHS senior Aiden Levy was nominated by the State Education Department, as recommended by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, as one of 25 seniors from New York State for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.   The...

PMHS boys varsity soccer team quarantines after Rye player tests positive

PMHS boys varsity soccer team quarantines after Rye player tests positive

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...

PMHS varsity boys soccer goes undefeated in early games

PMHS varsity boys soccer goes undefeated in early games

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...

PMHS football (File Photo)

NY announces high risk fall sports will begin play in March

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

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

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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PMHS graduate Jack Cork to play in English National Basketball League

July 21, 2020

PMHS alumni and former varsity basketball starter Jack Cork has recently made the decision to play professional basketball in England while pursuing his Master's degree in banking and finance at Newcastle...

PMHS grad Gibson Smith receives lacrosse acclaim despite Covid-19 setbacks

PMHS grad Gibson Smith receives lacrosse acclaim despite Covid-19 setbacks

April 7, 2020

Though PMHS alumnus Gibson Smith’s junior year with Georgetown Men’s Lacrosse was put to a sudden halt, he was able to accomplish a great deal. On February 13th, PMHS alumni and current Georgetown...

Pelham Rugby loss on Arizona trip preps state champs for next season

Pelham Rugby loss on Arizona trip preps state champs for next season

March 4, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming season, the Pelham Rugby Team traveled to Tempe, Arizona, on Feb. 15.  The Pelicans, coached by Matt Persanis and led by captain Dylan Lewis, competed against Tempe, the...

Kate Douglass swimming at the University of Virginia.

PMHS alumna Douglass dominates swimming records, ACC recognition at UVA

February 5, 2020

PMHS alumna and current University of Virginia freshman Kate Douglass is having a record breaking season in her first year of collegiate swimming.  In her short time at UVA, she has already set multiple...

PMHS junior Josh Goldman named to Boys All-Section Soccer Team

PMHS junior Josh Goldman named to Boys All-Section Soccer Team

December 9, 2019

Pelham Memorial High School junior Josh Goldman was one of only eleven players to be selected to the All-Section Boys Soccer Team. Goldman was instrumental in the team's success throughout the season,...

PMHS fall sports: Best of 2019 includes league titles for field hockey and volleyball

PMHS fall sports: Best of 2019 includes league titles for field hockey and volleyball

November 14, 2019

Looking back on the season just ended, Pelham Memorial High School athletes again proved themselves to be dominant in several fall sports.  The girls volleyball team clinched the league title after...

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