2014 Section 1 football playoff primer and predictions

The Section 1 football playoffs begin this weekend and will continue through the championship games on Nov. 1 and 8 at Mahopac High School. Here’s a breakdown of the teams, players and coaches you need to know, plus this week’s complete schedule: CLASS AA The favorite: New Rochelle. The Huguenots… Read More → The post […]

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Week 7 Top 10 and class-by-class rankings: Mamaroneck, Arlington continue to rise

TOP 10 1. Stepinac (6-0). Another week, another game where the Crusaders left nothing about the outcome in doubt. I think they are better than St. Anthony’s, no matter who plays. But playing the Friars on Long Island really adds to the challenge. 2. New Rochelle (6-0). The health of… Read More → The post […]

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Weekend recap: New Ro earns revenge in matchup of unbeatens; North Rockland clinches; Harrison stays alive; more…

NEW ROCHELLE 27, SCARSDALE 0 In a matchup of 5-0 teams, New Rochelle started and finished in control, beating Scarsdale 27-0. The Huguenots earned a measure of revenge after losing to Scarsdale last year, but they also lost Jonathan Forrest to a knee injury. Freshman Jared Baron, a future star,… Read More → The post […]

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A history of Section 1 football giants: New Rochelle vs. North Rockland

New Rochelle and North Rockland High Schools first met as Section 1 foes in 1984. Until 2000, North Rockland completely dominated the series, winning 11 of 12 games, with New Rochelle winning for the first (and to that point, only) time in 1990. Control of the series shifted beginning in… Read More → The post […]

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Week 3 football schedule

We have a nice set of games to look forward to this week, especially on Friday. John Jay-New Rochelle, Harrison-Somers and Lakeland-Panas headline a very strong Friday slate. That also includes a pair of 2-0 teams, Clarkstown South and Mamaroneck, meeting at Mamaroneck HS, both trying to prove it is… Read More → The post […]

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