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When Are Sports Coming Back?

How are sports leagues around the world coming back?

Ben Spitalny

June 11, 2020

As parts of the country and the world begin to reopen, different sports leagues are also coming back.  Sports have recently returned to South Korea, where the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) has just started a new season. South Korea, a country with only around 11,000 coronavirus cases despite a p...

Sophomore Sedna Gandhi and Her Passion For Fencing

Sophomore Sedna Gandhi prepares for a competition. She started fencing during the summer of 2014, but wasn't instantly hooked.

Sydney Piccoli

March 24, 2020

Sedna Gandhi, a Sophomore at SHS, started fencing during the summer of 2014 because she had an extra week of summer with no plans and her brother wanted to do a fencing day camp. “In the beginning, I did not enjoy fencing because I was still playing tennis, and had trouble choosing. But I kept with it an...

Student Spotlight – Jayshen Saigal

Jayshen Saigal '20 to play basketball at Lehigh University

Sydney Piccoli, Feature Editor

March 13, 2020

Jayshen Saigal, a Senior at SHS, recently committed to Lehigh University to play Basketball. Jayshen began playing basketball when he was five and has loved the sport ever since. “When I was younger, I always watched and played basketball with my family and that’s how I came to love it. I like p...

SHS Ski Team Shreds Their Way to Sectionals

On February 10, Scarsdale High School’s ski team made its way over to Hunter Mountain to attend sectionals.

Sydney Piccoli

February 15, 2020

On February 10, Scarsdale High School’s ski team made its way over to Hunter Mountain to attend sectionals during the school day. Out of the roughly thirty-nine students on the ski team, only eleven qualified for sectionals based on their races during the winter season. The qualifiers included six gir...

2019 NFL Season Takeaways

2019 NFL Season Takeaways

Jack Lazarus

February 10, 2020

The Mahomes/Reid Dynasty Has Started   If the Super Bowl is any indication, Patrick Mahomes will be leading the Chiefs to more championships in the future. Down in every game in the playoffs, he showed the resilience that resembles many of the game’s all-time best. He did throw two interceptions in the big ga...

New York Giants Fans Wave Goodbye to a Football Legend

After 16 seasons in the NFL, Eli Manning has announced his retirement.

Sam Siegel

February 3, 2020

This past week, New York Giants fans paid a heartfelt farewell to beloved franchise quarterback Eli Manning, who officially announced his long-anticipated retirement. Manning spent 16 stellar seasons with the organization and lost his role as starting quarterback this season to rookie Daniel Jones. A...

A Complete Breakdown of the MLB Cheating Scandal

A Cheating Scandal broke involving two MLB teams: The Astros and the Red Sox

Jack Margolin and Jack Spitalny

January 28, 2020

Despite the fact that it’s the off-season, baseball has been in the headlines for weeks due to the cheating scandal that cannot escape people’s minds. The Houston Astros, Boston Red Sox, and multiple other teams have been linked to a devious method to improve their club. The Astros and Red Sox, all...

NFL Playoffs Preview and Predictions

At Levi’s and Arrowhead Stadium, the remaining four NFL teams face off Sunday for spots in Superbowl LIV.

Jack Lazarus

January 18, 2020

At Levi’s and Arrowhead Stadium, the remaining four NFL teams face off Sunday for spots in Superbowl LIV. Here are my predictions for the two matchups. AFC Championship Game  Tennessee Titans vs. Kansas City Chiefs 3:05 PM EST The Titans’ Cinderella bus rolls into Kansas City for a ...

‘Ders Basketball Season Tips Off with Key Tournaments

The Scarsdale Varsity Basketball team’s season is underway with their recent participation in two highly competitive basketball tournaments: the Scarsdale Maroon and White Tournament and the Harrison Tournament.

Sam Siegel

January 12, 2020

The Scarsdale Varsity Basketball team’s season is underway with their recent participation in two highly competitive basketball tournaments: the Scarsdale Maroon and White Tournament and the Harrison Tournament. The Raiders finished third in the Maroon and White Tournament and fourth in the Harrison Tour...

Synagogue Basketball League “Jew Ball” Begins

Kol-Ami and Westchester Reform Temple play against each other in a basketball game within the Temple Basketball League.

Jack Spitalny and Michael Furgang

December 1, 2019

Every year in the fall, a group of temples in the Westchester area come together to make a temple basketball league, often called "Jewball." The league begins in 5th grade and goes up to senior year of high school. The association organizes one or two games a week, with a game on Sunday and occasional...

Concussion Culture

Maroon explores how often and why student-athletes at SHS understate their sports-related injuries.

Jake Lubin

November 15, 2019

The brain is the most important organ in the body. It produces and controls our memories, emotions, actions, and reactions. It enables us to think, to feel, and to understand. The brain is what makes us human. Each of us is equipped with our own, unique, individual brain that determines all the things ...

Nationals with a Surprising World Series Win

Photo Credit: Maroon Staff

Leah Breakstone

November 10, 2019

Although the Astros were the overall stronger team with a record of 107-55 and strong pitching staff, while the Nationals had a record of 93-69, Anthony Rendon, Juan Soto, and Howie Kendrick somehow led the Nationals to the championship.  Named most valuable player, Nationals pitcher Steven Strausberg had an ext...

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