On any given night, a different player can step up to lead John Jay’s boys basketball team in scoring with multiple players usually in double figures.
John Jay junior Miranda Martin outscored Horace Greeley on her own in the first half, netting 17 of her game-high 23 points to propel the Wolves to a 56-39 blowout win over the host Quakers on Jan. 4.
What would you be willing to get out of bed for at 3:50 a.m. on a weekday before going to school?
With the game heading to overtime deadlocked at 49-49, John Jay’s boys basketball team decided to turn up the defensive intensity.
When Erin Samuelson heard that she would be starting in net for the John Jay ice hockey team, her mind was blown and the pressure was on. The program has won the section championship four times since 2012, meaning it was up to Samuelson to help continue the legacy of excellence.
With a lopsided loss to Pelham, tie with Clarkstown and one-goal win over Carmel in its first five games, John Jay’s hockey team was looking for a signature win to start its season.
It was a tough afternoon of wrestling as the John Jay varsity team traveled to Fox Lane on Dec. 16, to compete in the Section 1 dual-meet semifinals and championship round.
The merged Fox Lane/John Jay/Brewster boys’ swim team improved to 1-1 on the season with an 84.5-80.5 win over a combined New Rochelle/Bronxville squad Dec. 15 at SUNY Purchase.
A lot can happen in 20 years, and if you are a football coach, there is a lot you can miss at home during those years when you are busy on the sidelines.
It started with a bang and ended with a flourish.
All it took was one strong period and a couple of quick goals to get the John Jay ice hockey team rolling.
John Jay’s girls basketball team netted their first win of the season to improve to 1-2, rallying from a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat visiting Hendrick Hudson 59-52 on Dec. 8.
Following a blowout loss to Walter Panas in John Jay’s second game of the season, the Wolves quickly rebounded, defeating Harrison two days later then moving to 3-1 with a win over Hendrick Hudson on Dec. 7.
The pandemic was hard on all high-school athletes last year, but it was definitely harder on some more than others.
The 2020-21 campaign was a banner season for Fox Lane’s boys basketball team. The Foxes finished 14-1 and topped Mahopac in the championship game of the Putnam-Northern Westchester large school tournament.
With Tyler Wishart departing for Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire, John Jay will be without its top playmaker heading into the hockey season. Last season, as a junior, Wishart tallied 22 goals and 11 assists during a season shortened by the pandemic.
Coming off a 2-11 season, John Jay’s girls basketball team is looking to turn the ship in the right direction for the 2021-22 season.
Fox Lane coaches Steve Petrillo and Chris Dossena knew they had something special on their hands when Morgan Eigel showed up at practice over the summer, coming out for cross-country for the first time in her junior year.
It was a perfect day for a cross-country race, with warm temperatures and not a cloud in the sky as Fox Lane and John Jay runners competed in the Section 1 cross country championships at Bowdoin Park on Nov. 6.
Heading to the starting blocks for the final event of the championship meet, the John Jay girlsvarsity swim and dive team members were singing and dancing along to the music. They had earned the right to celebrate as the Wolves capped off an impressive week in the pool with a third-place ove…
After the tears were dried, long after the final whistle had blown and the reality had set in that their season had come to an end, the John Jay varsity field hockey team gathered in the corner of the field at Lakeland High School where the Wolves had just finished playing the Section 1 Clas…
It was a daunting task facing the John Jay varsity football team on Oct. 29, as the Wolves went on the road to take on undefeated Rye in the quarterfinal round of the Section 1 Class A football tournament.
The eighth-seeded John Jay Wolves volleyball team gave it their all, but lost to visiting and No. 9-seeded Pearl River in a five-set 3-2 thriller in the Section 1 Class A opening round on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Third-seeded John Jay handily defeated No. 14 Briarcliff/Byram Hills 8-0 in the opening round of the Section 1 Class B field hockey tournament on Oct. 25.
The John Jay girls soccer team knew it was in for a tough game on the road as the Wolves traveled to Pearl River for the Section1 Class A tournament on Oct. 22.
Sometimes how you start does matter and can determine how you finish.
When it comes to Section 1 field hockey, it has often come down to Lakeland — and everybody else. The same can be said for all of New York state as Lakeland has won 13 state titles and 20 Section 1 titles.
John Jay junior Getuarba Tetaj won two matches in the Section 1 girls’ tennis tournament to reach the round of 16 but fell to third-seeded Anselma Petrie of Eastchester, 6-3, 6-2, Oct. 11 at Harrison High School.
John Jay field hockey senior captain Sophia DiFalco will probably always remember this birthday.
All it takes is one play to change the momentum of a soccer game, and that was a lesson the John Jay girls’ varsity team experienced Oct. 12, as the Wolves went on the road to take on rival Somers.
Senior Max Goodman led the way for the John Jay cross-country team as he finished strong to win the boys Varsity 2 race at the Brewster Bear Cross-Country Invitational on Oct. 2. Goodman finished with a time of 16:20 to take first ahead of Brewster’s Patrick Ford, almost two seconds behind.
Local rival Somers came to town on Saturday to take on John Jay in boys soccer, and despite coming in with an undefeated record and the No. 1 ranking in the state in Class A, the visiting Tuskers knew better than to underestimate the Wolves.
The John Jay girls’ soccer squad battled Yorktown to a 1-1 overtime tie on Sept. 23. Jay took the early lead on a Maddie Slogoff goal, but the Huskers were able to tie it up and send the contest to overtime. The game was called a draw after a second lightning delay in OT.
The numbers were in their favor, and the John Jay girls’ varsity swim team took advantage of the opportunity. John Jay had the advantage in terms of depth as the Wolves hosted the combined team of Sleepy Hollow, Hastings, Edgemont, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington — SHEDI — Sept. 27 at SUNY Purcha…
Head coach Debbi Walsh wasn’t happy with the way the John Jay field hockey team was playing in the first quarter against Fox Lane on Sept. 25.
It was homecoming weekend and John Jay’s home opener when it welcomed Yorktown on Sept. 25. On top of that, it was also the first time the Wolves were permitted to have a full crowd at a home football game since the 2019 fall season.
John Jay girls’ tennis coach Mark Passman knew he had a veteran team to work with this year, so he scheduled some tough matches to try and give the girls some stiff competition.
John Jay senior captain Lily Hodor knows her role on the court for the Wolves. As the libero, she controls the backcourt digging the ball up on defense and on serve-receive. Coach Tom Rizzotti said that the passing and serve-receive from the back row was the difference on Sept. 21, as John J…
John Jay senior Tyler Paladino had just finished off an impressive night on offense with three touchdowns, but all he wanted to talk about was the John Jay defense.
John Jay kept attacking and the Wolves knew that eventually the goal would come. It might have taken longer against host Lakeland than they had hoped, but better late than never as Dugan Ellin found the back of the net with under 10 minutes to play as the Wolves pulled off a 1-0 win on Sept. 9.
One look at the scoreboard and you knew this was not your typical high school football game.
For a span of four minutes in the fourth quarter, John Jay junior forward Annabel Brennan made it look easy. Brennan scored three goals in less than four minutes, and she finished with four goals overall to lead the Wolves field hockey team to an impressive 7-0 shutout victory on the road at…
Watching the John Jay varsity football team work through its practice session, it is easy to understand what coach Jimmy Clark refers to as “the process.”