Dismissed field hockey coach Marq Mellor (Photo: The Journal News)

Former Olympian turned N.Y. field hockey coach fired, blames overzealous parents' unrealistic expectations

A New York field hockey coach and former Olympian has attributed his in-season dismissal to an aggressive set of parents and their own outsized...

Boys soccer: State semifinal previews

Previews for the four NYSPHSAA boys soccer semifinals featuring New Rochelle, Somers, Hastings and North Salem.

Somers football coach Tony DeMatteo delivered an epic pregame speech (Photo: Journal News)

Legendary N.Y. football coach gives inspirational speech citing Wyatt Earp, Winston Churchill

Somers (N.Y.) football coach Tony DeMatteo is a throwback leader. Perhaps that's why his pregame locker room speeches tend to be pockmarked with historic...

Mercogliano: Section 1 soccer seeks statewide respect

For the first time since 2008, Section 1 boys soccer went 4 for 4 in regional finals and will send four teams to states....

Big second half from Maher gives Somers regional title

Senior Jack Maher scored twice in the second half to give Somers a 2-0 win over Goshen in the Class A regional final.