Scholar Athlete of the Month: Irvington’s Marcus Canton Leads On and Off the Football Field

River Journal caught up with Irvington High School senior Marcus Canton, a standout athlete on the varsity football, basketball and track teams, who was selected as a nominee for the […] Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: Ossining’s Anthony Lofaro has the Heart of a Giant

River Journal caught up with Ossining High School senior Anthony Lofaro, a standout athlete on both the varsity wrestling and football teams, who was selected as a nominee for the […] Read more »

Student Athlete of the Month: Gwen McManus

Gwen McManus has been a soccer player nearly her entire life. But as much as soccer has been a part of her upbringing, she’s never let academics get pushed aside […] Read more »

Scholar-Athlete of the Month: Nyiah Smith

Peekskill High School  Grade:12  Major: Nursing  College: To be decided Parents: Jasmin Rodriguez, Norman Smith  Sport(s): Peekskill High School softball, first base and outfield; Hudson Valley Tournament Champions 2021 and […] Read more »

Scholar Athlete: For Cooper Taylor it’s All About the Process

Senior Sleepy Hollow High School athlete Cooper Taylor has developed an edge to help him succeed on and off the field: He learned that “to be successful in life, you […] Read more »

Scholar-Athlete of the Month: Cassidy Croce’s Athleticism Is All in the Family

For Croton-Harmon High School senior Cassidy Croce, athletic achievement literally is in her bones. Mom Colleen played varsity soccer and volleyball at the same school, continuing with soccer at SUNY […] Read more »

Scholar Athlete: This Cat Excels on the Court and in the Classroom 

Briarcliff High School senior, Catherine “Cat” Carrafiello thrives in both on the court and in the classroom while also staying involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities. She is […] Read more »

Briarcliff’s Karina Bridger Named Field Hockey First-Team All-American

Briarcliff Manor native and University of Rochester field hockey senior Karina Bridger, was named a National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) First-Team All-American, as announced by the NFHCA today. Karina graduated from […] Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: Cortlandt’s Duke of Diving Ready for New Chapter at Duke

Yannis Schattman's diving dreams came true when some of the world’s premier universities showed interest in bringing him on to compete at the next level. Read more »

Scholar-Athlete of the Month: Lenin Zhingri-Chamba Is Early to Rise and Quick to Learn

'Lenin is the perfect example of what our younger student-athletes should aspire to be.' -- Peekskill City Schools Athletic Director Austin Goldberg Read more »