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Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Joins The College of New Rochelle to Present 4th Annual Scholarship to High School Student

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:06

From left: Dorothy Escribano, Interim President; Mariano and Clara Rivera Scholarship Recipient Camila Barrientos of the Bronx; Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera; Gwen Adolph, Chair, Board of Trustees, and New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle’s (CNR) Interim President Dorothy Escribano and New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera presented a full scholarship to a high school student from the Bronx today during a special ceremony in Leland Castle at CNR.

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Girls Soccer Player of the Week (Sept. 11): Ruby Hastie, New Rochelle

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:06

Action during a Section 1 girls soccer game between New Rochelle and Suffern at New Rochelle High School Friday, Sept. 2. (Photo: Adrian Szkolar/The Journal News)

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- If last week was any indication, whenever New Rochelle scores a goal this season, you can bank on Ruby Hastie having a hand (or rather, a foot) in it.

The senior center midfielder did it all for the Huguenots, registering five goals and four assists in three shutout wins. Hastie manufactured all nine of New Rochelle's goals for the week.

Hastie is the first lohud girls soccer player of the week this year, and is being recognized for her accomplishments on the field from Sept. 4-10.

Honor Roll

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Volleyball Player of the Week (Sept. 11): Rachel Darius, New Rochelle

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:40

New Rochelle's Rachel Darius (10) tips the ball with Ursuline's Annie Conlon (7) and Katie McLoughlin (3) at the net during Section 1 Class AA volleyball semifinals at Ursuline School in New Rochelle Nov. 2, 2016. Ursuline defeats New Rochelle with a 25-1

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle was pegged as a strong competitor in Class AA at the start of the season, but the Huguenots have now firmly established themselves as a title contender after a stellar opening week of the season.

Leading the charge was senior outside hitter Rachel Darius, who registered 38 kills, eight service aces, and 15 digs in wins against Class AA foes Arlington and North Rockland. New Rochelle also won the Scarsdale tournament on Saturday, where Darius was a force throughout the entire day.

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Stellar Defensive Effort Lifts No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer over No. 4 Eastern Florida

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:40

Stellar Defensive Effort Lifts No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer over No. 4 Eastern Florida

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- An own goal was the difference maker in an incredible defensive matchup on Thursday at City Park, as the No. 2-ranked Monroe College men's soccer team defeated No. 4 Eastern Florida State College by a score of 1-0 in a highly-anticipated battle of Top-5 opponents. The Mustangs remain perfect on the year and go to 5-0, while the Titans suffer their first setback to fall to 3-1.

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No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer Blanks RCBC to Move to 4-0

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:29

No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer Blanks RCBC to Move to 4-0

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- There was plenty of scoring to go around on Monday, as five different members of the No. 2 Monroe College men's soccer team scored in the Mustangs' 5-0 victory over Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) at City Park. The Mustangs jump to 4-0 with their first shutout of the season, while the Barons drop to 1-1.

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Blue Angels Win Five Set Match on the Road

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:26

Blue Angels Win Five Set Match on the Road

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle Women's Volleyball team played on the road Tuesday night at non-conference opponent The Mount Saint Mary College Knights in a five set thriller 22-25, 25-18, 25-23, 23-25, and 15-9. Sophomores Imani DeBose and Victoria Alomar led CNR's offensive with 13 kills each. Alomar led the team with the highest hitting percentage of the night, finishing with a .290.

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Carlos Rodriguez Fuels Big First Half in No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer’s Defeat of CCRI

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:20

Carlos Rodriguez Fuels Big First Half in No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer’s Defeat of CCRI

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY --  Carlos Rodriguez picked up his first career hat trick with three goals in the first half to help lift the No. 2 Monroe College men's soccer team to a 10-1 victory in its home opener at City Park against Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) Saturday evening.

Rodriguez led an eight-goal first half for the Mustangs with his three scores. Gabriel Machado and Lucas Nishioka each totaled four points on the evening with a goal and two assists apiece.

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Sean Kelly Banks Four Touchdowns as Monroe Football Rolls to Season-Opening Victory at Hocking

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:12

Sean Kelly Banks Four Touchdowns as Monroe Football Rolls to Season-Opening Victory at Hocking

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Sophomore quarterback Sean Kelly fueled the Mustang offense to a huge day, as the Monroe College football team rolled to a 56-20 victory on the road on Saturday against Hocking College at Boston Field to open the 2017 campaign with a win.

Kelly registered four total touchdowns in Saturday's victory. He passed for two of them after going 18-of-29 for 167 yards in the air. Kelly rushed for two more scores, and tallied 39 yards on nine carries.

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Mustang Offense Explodes as No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer Rolls Past Louisburg

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:59

Mustang Offense Explodes as No. 2 Monroe Men’s Soccer Rolls Past Louisburg

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Gabriel Machado improved his season total to five goals in just two games after his hat trick on Sunday led the No. 2 Monroe College men's soccer team rolled to a 7-1 victory over Louisburg College in the finale of the CCBC Essex Tournament. Monroe comes out of opening weekend with a 2-0 record, while Louisburg heads home at 0-2.

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CNR Volleyball Finishes Opening Weekend 1-2

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:35

CNR Volleyball Finishes Opening Weekend 1-2

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The volleyball team opened up the season with three matches this past weekend. The Blue Angels captured the win in their first match of the weekend against Sarah Lawrence College holding the control from the beginning. The three set sweep finished with scores of 25-15, 25-11, and 25-18. The team finished with 32 kills. The leaders were sophomores Imani DeBose with 7 kills and Cristal Michelle Liciaga had 6 kills. Senior Fabiola Angeli Padilla Rios had perfect night attacking finishing with 4 kills off four attempts.

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Men's Soccer Drops Season Opener

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:26

CNR Claims Regular Season Crown with Win Over Vaughn

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- York scored one goal in each half to seal the victory over the CNR men's soccer team by a 2-0 score Saturday at Flowers Park.

IN SHORT

York (1-0) def. CNR (0-1), 2-0

KEY MOMENTS

Cesar Rodriguez led the Blue Angels with 3 shots on goal, Ricardo Casimir followed with 2 shots on goal while David Corredor and Xavier Cruzata each tallied one shot on goal.  York goalkeeper Nigel Sampson finished the match with 7 saves.  York committed 13 fouls compared to 5 for CNR.  CNR had 8 corner kick attempts while York only recieved 1 attempt.

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Men's Cross Country Second, Women Tenth in USTFCCCA Preseason Regional Rankings

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:06

Men's Cross Country Second, Women Tenth in USTFCCCA Preseason Regional Rankings

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- With the opening weekend of competition upcoming this weekend for the Iona College cross country program, it was announced on Monday by the USTFCCCA that the men's team was ranked second in Preseason Regional Rankings while the women's group was slotted 10th in the Northeast Region.

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Iona Men's Cross Country Ranked Eighth in USTFCCCA National Poll

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:02

Iona Men's Cross Country Ranked Eighth in USTFCCCA National Poll

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A day after being ranked second in the region, the Iona College men's cross country team has been slotted eighth in the NCAA Division I Men's Cross Country Preseason National Coaches' Poll according to the USTFCCCA. 

Northern Arizona received seven first place votes to earn the top spot in the preseason poll, ahead of Stanford and three first place votes. Syracuse and Colorado were honored with the final two first place votes, ranking third and fifth with Arkansas checking in at four.

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Iona Volleyball Drops 3-0 Final to LSU

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:59

Iona Volleyball Drops 3-0 Final to LSU

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In the final match of the Dog Pound Invitational hosted by the University of Connecticut, the Iona College volleyball team dropped a three-set (17-25, 12-25, 19-25) match to LSU.

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Both Cross Country Squads Earn Second Place at Marist Invitational

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:50

Both Cross Country Squads Earn Second Place at Marist Invitational

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College cross country program opened up the 2017 season this morning as both the men's and women's teams earned second place finishes that included senior Daniele Martino taking first place overall to lead the women's effort.

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Binghamton Sinks Iona at Mazzella Field, 2-0

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:46

Binghamton Sinks Iona at Mazzella Field, 2-0

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A pair of Binghamton goals within 43 seconds of each other in the first half put Iona behind the eight-ball as the Bearcats hung on for a 2-0 victory over the Maroon & Gold.  Senior goaltender Tiffany Martinez made eight saves in the defeat.

Bearcat freshman Dora Hayes scored her first collegiate goal at 14:13 from just outside the eighteen-yard box.  Just moments later at 14:56, redshirt junior Kayla Saager netted her fourth goal of the season from 30 yards out.

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Water Polo Drops Two in Navy Open

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:40

Water Polo Drops Two in Navy Open

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona men's water polo team were defeated in both contests in day two of the Navy Open. The Gaels fell 6-4 in a defensive battle against Gannon, and were defeated 9-8 in a hotly contested battle against the host Navy minutemen.

Game 1 – Iona 4, Gannon 6

Iona was unable to upend Gannon in the morning contest, falling 6-4. Marc Stauble scored two goals, and Patrick Hudak and Andrew Judge each tallied a goal. Sebastian Van Reeken started in net, making 15 saves and collecting six steals.

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Iona Men's Soccer Draws No. 20 Old Dominion

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:19

Iona Men's Soccer Draws No. 20 Old Dominion

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- For the second straight game, the Iona college men's soccer program went into overtime against a nationally ranked opponent.  After 110', the Maroon & Gold and No. 20 Old Dominion knotted at 1-1 with freshman Josh Plimpton netting his second score of the season for the Gaels in the 77th minute.

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New Rochelle Embracing High Expectations

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:36

First day of high school football practice at New Rochelle High School Aug. 14, 2017, which is the defending Section 1 Class AA champions. (Photo: Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal New)

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- All summer, Lou DiRienzo tweaked his practices and workouts to foster more competition. There were one-on-one drills and they all came with a carrot: The winner skipped pushups or running laps and got to delight in watching a teammate sweat.

With so much talent back and so much success within his team's reach, DiRienzo wanted the players to know that winning won't be easy.

He'll be the one to make sure of it.

"We need to learn how to compete," the New Rochelle coach said. "I don't think we knew how to compete last year."

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New Rochelle Tops Lohud's Preseason Rankings

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 08:43

City School District of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Preseason lohud football rankings

1. New Rochelle: The Huguenots are fast, physical and experienced. They may be so good they find their best competition from one another at practice. The senior class is loaded and junior Khairi Manns could be a breakout star. Next up: vs. Mamaroneck, Sat., 1:30 p.m.

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