Mahopac essentially had two seasons last year. Two very different seasons. The Indians got off to a woeful 1-4 start, then won 10 straight before finishing 12-6 “Something just clicked,” six-year coach Ross Fumusa (below with players at Tuesday’s tryout) said. “Their attitude was, “We’re not losing.’ ” But that was... Read More →
NORTH SALEM An inch here or there and Bronxville might not be such a heartbreaking word among North Salem soccer players. But for three straight years the Broncos have been the roadblock between the Tigers and their chance for a sectional title. Last year proved particularly cruel as two Tigers... Read More →
Byram Hills was one of our Tuesday girls soccer stops. The following is my story, a photo and some extra notes.—Nancy ARMONK After a great debut, the inevitable question is, ‘What are you going to do for an encore?” That’s the question second-year Byram Hills girls soccer coach Mike Martino faces after... Read More →
Vin Mercogliano here with my final practice report of the day… It’s a common theme when it comes to soccer at any level, and most coaches will tell you that the hardest thing to find is a quality striker. Goal-scoring requires skill, poise and a knack for seizing the moment,... Read More →
Mike Zacchio here again with my recap from Clarkstown South. WEST NYACK — Entering this season, there were plenty of names that Clarkstown South expected not to have on its roster this year. Olivia Szeker-Cortes’ was not one of them. The senior, who emerged as one of the area’s top... Read More →
Mike Zacchio here posting on behalf of Nancy. I stopped by North Rockland, Clarkstown South and Albertus Magnus today. Since my North Rockland piece will be in tomorrow’s paper, I’ll let Nancy post the extended version (more quotes) here once it’s on Lohud.com. In the meantime, here is my story... Read More →
Vince Mercogliano here, and I’m back for more. Here’s my report from Eastchester: Prior to the first day of practice on Monday, Eastchester senior Anna Hughes couldn’t help but feel butterflies. Aside from the usual jitters that come before the start of a new season, Hughes wondered how the Eagles... Read More →
Taboola Home/Section Front Player Vin Mercogliano checking in with my thoughts and observations from my visit with Briarcliff this morning: In a season filled with impressive victories, it was one of Briarcliff’s few losses that wound up defining its 2013 campaign in the eyes of most onlookers. The Lady... Read More →
High school girls soccer practices are already in day two. I am your new girls soccer reporter and I’ve been to Byram Hills and North Salem today and will visit Mahopac later on. Mike Zacchio is visiting Albertus Magnus, Clarkstown South and North Rockland and Vince Mercogliano is stopping at Briarcliff, Rye... Read More →
The girls soccer season might be a few months away, but I’ve got something fun and soccer related that I thought you all might be interested it. It’s one of the biggest sporting events in the world, and it’s time to show where your allegiance lies. The 2014 World Cup... Read More →
North Salem, tired of losing to Bronxville, has eye on section title
NORTH SALEM An inch here or there and Bronxville might not be such a heartbreaking word among North Salem soccer players...
Sunday’s roundups: State finals
Follow me @Lohud_DeFran for updates on the game. I’ll post the roundups as the games finish...