Month: December 2016

Athlete of the Week: Michael Carty
Sports

Athlete of the Week: Michael Carty

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Michael Carty, a senior captain and point guard for the boys’ varsity basketball team. The Garnets have gotten off to an exceptional 3-0 start, and a large part of their success is due to Carty’s leadership and play. Head coach John Aguilar thinks […]

Garnets fall late to Wildcats
Sports

Garnets fall late to Wildcats

Although the start to the season has been an easy one for the Rye girls’ basketball team, the squad is showing signs of life lately, as they are still searching for their first win of the season. On Dec. 16, in the first round of the Rye Rotary Holiday Classic, […]

Lennon takes over Rye lax
Sports

Lennon takes over Rye lax

For the first time in more than a decade, the Rye boys’ lacrosse team will have a new face as the head of the program, as Steve Lennon was formally approved as the incoming varsity head coach at the Rye City Board of Education meeting on Dec. 13. Lennon, who […]

Protecting the shield
Opinion Sports

Protecting the shield

If I’ve had one problem with the NFL this year, it’s been all the inconsistency. But I’m not talking about the New York Giants’ hide-and-seek offense, or inconsistency in the quality of play—after all, the Thursday night games have been consistently terrible. I’m talking about the decisions made by officials—both […]

To live or die trying
Opinion

To live or die trying

A few years ago, a firefighter in Sacramento, California, Mike DeBartoli, noticed his hands cramping up. He figured it was a symptom of the job. But when the cramps got worse, he went to his doctor and heard the three letters no one wants to hear: ALS. DeBartoli has Lou […]