It hasn't been an easy sell. Because the question is how do you sell teenaged student-athletes from Port Chester on the idea of getting up at the stroke of dawn every school day, rain, snow, wind or shine, so they can swim for maybe an hour tops before barely having time to shower afterwards so they can make it to class on time.
Port Chester's head bowling team coach Jeanine Maiolini is back after a year away because of back surgery and the Rams and Lady Rams bowling teams are ready to roll with the number of tryouts up after being down last year.
The tape he places on his helmet and across his always aching wrist before every game he plays helps explain why Blind Brook's Seth Low has been recruited to play D-3 college lacrosse for Muhlenberg in Allentown, Pa.
The Port Chester soccer Rams’ high-scoring senior Ramaul Morgan made the All-Section team announced by the Section One Coaches Association Monday (11/20), while Blind Brook saw a record 29 student-athletes making the various All-Section, All-Conference and All-League teams.
In what is almost certainly a first in Blind Brook soccer history, two former Trojan captains who also happen to be the best of friends started for the nationally-ranked Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team that made it into the second round of the NCAA Tournament's post-season championships this past Saturday in Lancaster, Pa.
The winter sports teams are the same: Rams and Lady Rams basketball, bowling, wrestling, Rams swimming and cheerleading. But the coaching staff has changed so there is a blend of the old and the new, accent on the nouveau.