Author: Mike Smith

Jason Ciardiello throws a pitch against Blind Brook on March 28. Ciardiello did not allow a run in 6 innings of work.

Garnets top Trojans

After a disappointing end to the 2018 season, the Rye baseball team has wasted little time setting a tone this spring. On March 28, the Garnets picked up their second win of the year, a 10-0 victory over visiting Blind Brook. But Rye’s veteran ballclub knows all too well that […]

Members of the 1969 Mets, from left, Ed Kranepool, Ron Swoboda, Cleon Jones and Duffy Dyer, sign memorabilia for fans on March 25 at Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers. The Miracle Mets and Stew Leonard’s are celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year.
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Miracle Mets convene at Stew Leonard’s

On March 25, local sports fans got the chance to meet some of the stars of one of New York City’s most iconic baseball teams, as members of the 1969 New York Mets made an appearance at Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their ‘miracle’ season […]

Quinn Kelly drives to the hoop against Nyack. On Feb. 23, the Garnets topped Byram Hills to advance to the Class A semifinals.

Garnets break Bobcat curse

In seven years as the head basketball coach at Rye High School, John Aguilar has never walked out of the gymnasium at Byram Hills as a winner. But on Feb. 23, the underdog Garnets gave Aguilar his first road win over the Bobcats in their biggest game of the year, […]

Danny Fitzgibbons brings the puck along the boards. Photos/Mike Smith

Rye advances to semis

A slow start wasn’t enough to slow down Rye’s hockey team on Feb. 19, as a physically relentless Garnets team was able to shake off some early rust to earn a convincing 6-2 win over Byram Hills in the Division II quarterfinal round. The victory, which puts the Garnets just […]

Jake Logan competes at the 2018 Section I championships. The New Rochelle senior claimed a state title at 182-pounds last year and has not lost a match since his sophomore year.
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Wrestlers prepare for Sectionals

The top high school wrestlers in the area will get the chance to showcase their talents at the Section I championships this weekend, as competitors hit the mat for a two-day event that will see 15 sectional champions crowned. With a number of local athletes in the mix, the competition […]