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The National Field Hockey Coaches’ Association released their list of All-American teams, and four girls from the area are listed. Lakeland’s Dana Bozek and Mamaroneck’s Ellie Seid both made the first team, while Lakeland’s Alex Halpin and Ellie’s twin sister, Karen, made the third team. The Seid twins are both... Read More →
Lakeland senior goalkeeper Alex Halpin won this week’s Con-Ed Athlete of the Week award. She is the third field hockey player to win it this year, following Mamaroneck’s Karen Seid and Heather Gardiner. Read Mike Zacchio’s interview with her here.
Mamaroneck’s Heather Gardiner won this week’s Con Ed Student-Athlete of the Week award. She is the second player from Mamaroneck to win it this season, with Karen Seid winning it earlier. Mike Zacchio’s interview with her can be read here.
In Pearl River’s Class B sectional semifinal game against Rye on Nov. 4, the best player from Rockland County came up big for the Pirates yet again. Early in the first half, Courtney Ocasal managed to find the ball just inside the shooting circle off a corner. She blasted a... Read More →
Karen and Ellie Seid are always busy. The twin sisters are A-students at Mamaroneck High School already set to go to Ivy League schools, and they also are high-level musicians; Ellie is an area all-state violinist and Karen is an all-state alternate at flute. They also happen to be two... Read More →
Just wanted to give a quick note on the fan-voted all-star teams: I will be taking votes until November 30th. After that, the poll will close. In case you missed my post last week, The Journal News/Lohud is doing something new this year. We will release our usual all-star teams... Read More →
Lakeland’s dynasty continued with a 3-1 over Garden City on Sunday. The Hornets have now won the state title for six straight years. My game story can be read below. — Sunday afternoon’s Class B championship game was a familiar scene for Lakeland. The opposition, Section 8’s Garden... Read More →
Mamaroneck has dominated its opposition all season, and today’s game against Section 11’s Sachem East was the exact same. It didn’t matter that the Flaming Arrows beat them last year in the regionals, or that they were ranked eighth in the nation according to MAX field hockey, the Tigers controlled... Read More →
Bronxville’s excellent season came to an end tonight with a 2-0 loss to a very talented Whitney Point squad that features a couple D-I caliber players. My game story can be read below. — While Bronxville’s 2-0 loss to Section 4 powerhouse Whitney Point on Saturday wasn’t a storybook... Read More →
Lakeland may have defeated Vestal 4-0 in today’s Class B semifinal match, but don’t let the score fool you: the Golden Bears were a much-improved team from last year’s squad that was deer-in-the-headlights playing against the Hornets. Below is my game story. — Going into Saturday’s state semifinal... Read More →