March Athletes of the Month

Caroline Matticoli Senior, Caroline Matticoli, has been working hard on her golf game during the off-season, and it shows. After the first couple of practices, her game seems to be getting stronger in the right direction. She is returning for …

April 7, 2017

York Junior Competes in Championships at Ocean Breeze

Junior, Marshall Richardson, has accomplished a feat none can recall in any recent memory of York Prep’s rich athletic history. On a very windy and cold Saturday morning in March, athletes from across the state of New York came to …

March 13, 2017

February Athletes of the Month

Nick Mancuso Senior, Nick Mancuso led the team in points, steals and assists, per game, for the season. His leadership and competitive drive helped set the tone for an undefeated regular season title. His passion continued throughout the NYSAIS Tournament, …

March 3, 2017

January Athletes of the Month

Zach Cohn As an Eighth Grader, Zach Cohn, has been a tremendous player for the Middle School Boys Basketball Team. His average of 20 points per game rivals not only his teammates but all athletes throughout York Prep. This is …

February 1, 2017

December Athletes of the Month

Gabrielle Chackman Eighth grader, Gabi Chackman, is on the Middle School Girls Basketball Team and is dedicated to learning more at each and every practice. During the very first game, she made her presence heard by rebounding and simply out …

January 8, 2017

November Athletes of the Month

Jennah DeGout, as a freshman, has helped the Girls Varsity Basketball Team achieve a 2-2 overall record in the month of November. She is no stranger to being recognized as an Athlete of the Month, as she has proven herself …

December 8, 2016

October Athletes of the Month

Mia Zurovac Mia came to York as a sophomore, which was not an easy task, but since that time she has become a major asset to the Girls Varsity Volleyball team.  Her love for the game shines through continuously while …

November 2, 2016

Athletes of the Month

Ben Kotran Senior Ben Kotran ran his first three meets in the month of September already qualifying for the ISAL Championship. The races take place at Van Cortlandt Park, a tough hilly course that is one of the most well-known …

October 5, 2016

NYSAIS Championship Track Meet

While the senior class was racing across the stage to collect their diplomas at graduation, junior Ben Kotran and sophomore Marshall Richardson were doing some running of their own representing York Prep’s track team at the NYSAIS Championship. On the morning …

May 31, 2016

Middle School Athletes Receive Their Dues Too

As per York Prep tradition, on Monday, May 23 the athletic department hosted a pizza lunch for those students who participated on Middle School athletic teams during the 2015-2016 school year. Much like the “Breakfast of Champions” held in honor of …

May 25, 2016

Varsity Baseball Knocks It Outta the Park

The York Prep Panthers claimed their first ever ISAL Varsity Baseball Playoff Championship yesterday in an 11-10 win over rival Birch Wathen Lenox. The game was a back and forth affair featuring plenty of offense from both teams. Jakob Friedman …

May 12, 2016

Athlete of the Month

 Though the month of Aril is typically known for its profuse rain showers, this year, April at York Prep was instead filled with supreme sportsmanship. With the spring athletic season underway, the hard work of student athletes was on full display. …

May 11, 2016

Breakfast of Champions

In a change from previous years, Athletic Director Mr. Peter Bianco decided to recognize York’s upper school student athletes in a new and unique way. As opposed to the lovely dinner held in honor of their hard work and successes last …

May 6, 2016

Athletes of the Month – March 2016

 Though the month of March falls directly between the end of the winter sports season and the beginning of the spring season, the hard work of student athletes never stops. Even with the two weeks away from school during Spring …

April 11, 2016

Athletes of the Month – February 2016

Basketball players Mara Hutton and Alec Kerdell are February’s Athletes of the Month! With the end of the winter sports season, all of York’s showed the true grit and determination it takes to compete and be a part of a team. …

March 3, 2016

Boys Varsity Basketball Makes NYSAIS Quarter Finals

Congratulations to the Boys’ Varsity Basketball team on their win last night! Coming into the match up as the 10th seed in the C-Division of the NYSAIS Tournament, they played hard and eventually won 63-59 against the 7th seed, Bay Ridge …

February 24, 2016

ISAL Basketball Finals

This winter has proven to be a great season for basketball at York Prep. With a number of stellar student athletes recognized by their coaches and Athletic Director Mr. Peter Bianco, York’s Middle, Junior Varsity and Varsity basketball teams, for …

February 17, 2016

It’s Time for #PantherPride

Celebrating 53 years of Wizardry, the Harlem Wizards put a different spin on show basketball. The Wizards, who deliver wildly successful events for schools and nonprofits (last season alone playing in over 400 communities across the USA), put that different …

February 4, 2016

Athletes of the Month — January 2016

Basketball player Maya Finard and track runner Marshall Richardson are January’s Athletes of the Month!With the winter sports season coming close to an end, York’s basketball and track teams have continued to impress . Two contributing factors to the success of girls varsity basketball  and indoor track at York …

February 2, 2016

Get To The Game!

This week has been pretty big for basketball at York. The girls varsity basketball team is taking on Churchill today at 4:00 p.m. and Dwight tomorrow at 5:15 p.m. down in the Pantherdome.  The Boys Junior Varsity team plays tomorrow …

January 13, 2016

Athletes of the Month — December 2015

Basketball players Lilly Recht and Isaiah Khalil are December’s Athletes of the Month! With the winter sports season well underway, York’s four basketball teams continue to perform well. Two contributors to the success of girls varsity and middle school basketball at York are our latest athletes of the month. …

January 10, 2016

Athletes of the Month — November 2015

Basketball players Sahai Stevens and Ian O’Connor are November’s Athletes of the Month! Only a few weeks into the winter sports season, York’s four basketball teams are already doing very well. Two contributors to the success of girls varsity and boys …

December 7, 2015

Boys Varsity Soccer Takes ISAL Championship

After the end of sixth period on Thursday, October 29, the York Prep Panthers boarded a bus headed for Red Hook just like any other match. However that afternoon was the final match in the ISAL playoffs and by that evening the …

November 4, 2015

Athletes of the Month — October 2015

Soccer player Lena Washington and track runner Michael Lee are October’s Athletes of the Month! The two have dedicated their time and energy to the fall athletic season, helping to build a sense of community in the school and boost spirit for their respective teams. These athletes …

November 2, 2015

Athletes of the Month — September 2015

Volleyball player Jennah Degout and soccer player AJ Levene are September’s Athletes of the Month!                   The two have gotten the fall athletic season off to the right start, helping to build …

October 14, 2015

Middle Schooler Shows What It Takes To Be The MVP

The fall athletic season is underway and amidst the long hours of practice and competitive matches, York Prep’s young student athletes are honing their skill sets and developing their teamwork. For York Prep middle schooler Jennah DeGout, this level of …

October 5, 2015

Mini Camps Get Students in Shape for School

This 2015-2016 school year is off and running, literally. With the guidance of track coach and math teacher, Erwin Bernal, York Prep offered a four day preseason summer workout open to all students. Beginning on Monday, August 17, the school …

August 20, 2015

Varsity Athlete Leads Camp for Middle Schoolers

Going to school in the summer is not something most students look forward to after final exams, but rising senior Charles Stevens is not your average high school student.  Having attended York since the eighth grade, Stevens has made a name …

July 15, 2015

York Prep’s 30th Annual Sports Banquet

York Prep is extremely pleased and takes enormous pride in its athletics program. Throughout the year, both the athletes and coaches have shown their commitment, passion and desire not only to win but compete at the highest level possible. On …

May 28, 2015

A Good Season for York Boys Volleyball

Though they started off their season with two wins this spring, the boys volleyball team was forced to share first place in the PSAA with Staten Island Academy after a rough loss on April 6. That being said, the boys …

May 27, 2015

Middle School Basketball Wins Championship

On the afternoon of Thursday, February 12th, the York Prep Middle School basketball team laid claim to the ISAL championship title. This group of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders worked diligently all season long in preparation for this win. The …

February 14, 2015

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team in ISAL Finals

On the afternoon of Tuesday, February 10, the York Prep Panthers boarded a bus for Pace University and by that evening they found that they would be playing in Thursday’s ISAL Championship Game. The young men of this varsity basketball …

February 11, 2015

School Spirit Boosted by Pep Rally

There was a spotlight circling the Pantherdome as students streamed in on the afternoon of Thursday, January 29, for the first pep rally of 2015. Music played loudly over the speakers while the members of the Student Government Organization (SGO) …

January 30, 2015

1000 Points Scored for Lady Panther

A natural born athlete with outstanding skills, Phoebe Wade started playing soccer as a youth with the hopes to continue on to the collegiate level. In her time at York Prep, Phoebe has proven herself to be a major contributor to not …

December 13, 2014

Boys’ JV Basketball Takes I.S.A.L. Title

The 2013-2014 Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball Team enjoyed an amazing winter, emerging I.S.A.L. champions! The season began with York Prep’s annual scrimmage against Morris High School, whom the JV Panthers had never conquered. Their 49-46 victory against Morris raised the …

March 10, 2014

Girls’ Varsity B-ball Tops I.S.A.L. Conference

The York Prep Girls’ Varsity Basketball team finished number one in the I.S.A.L. Conference for the third year in a row! The squad of ten played hard for 17 games this winter, earning a record of 16-1. Junior Phoebe Wade led …

March 3, 2014

2013 Fall Season Team Tryout Schedule

Here is the schedule for the 2013 Fall Season Team Tryouts.

August 18, 2013

Accolades for York Prep Basketball Player

Congratulations to Shane Richards, Class of 2012, on being the only student from a Manhattan private school to be offered a placement at a Division I school for the fall of 2012. In addition, he made the starting five in …

April 18, 2012

Intergenerational V-Ball in the Pantherdome

Heated competition and high spirits filled the York Prep Gymnasium during the Parent-Student Volleyball Game on April 10. The fun-filled contest attracted 40 parents and students. “It was really great because I got to mingle with students in other grades,” …

April 16, 2012

Varsity B-Ball Teams Make State Tourney

In a historic day for York Prep Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity Basketball, both teams swept the I.S.A.L. playoffs on Thursday, February 16, and advanced to the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) Tournament. In a nail-biter to the …

February 21, 2012

Two York Teams Bound for I.S.A.L. Finals

The Girls’ Varsity Basketball team defeated #4 seed Lyçée Français 60-43 in the I.S.A.L. Semi-Final game on Tuesday, February 14, to move on to the Championship Final against #2 seed Birch Wathen Lenox. The girls currently hold a league record of 12-1. The team …

February 15, 2012

Second Consecutive Title for Boys’ V-Ball

It was another great season for York Prep’s Boys Varsity Volleyball, with the Panthers winning the regular season title for the second year in a row. The players’ superior talent was on full display in the thrilling five-set finals in …

June 1, 2011

Varsity Golf Celebrates Winning Season

In a triumphant return of golf at the varsity level, York Prep swept the field to win the Big Apple Championship. York golfers had the low gross scores throughout the season, including victories over Churchill, Dwight, Winston, Lycée Français, and …

May 25, 2011

Triumphant Season for Girls’ Varsity Softball

Overcoming challenging rainy conditions throughout the spring, York Prep’s Girls’ Varsity Softball team went undefeated for the second consecutive year and triumphed in the championship game 9-8 against Garden School. York so overwhelmed most of its opponents that five of …

May 25, 2011

Boys’ Varsity Basketball I.S.A.L. Champions!

Congratulations to the York Prep Boys’ Varsity Basketball team! The players defeated Trevor Day on Wednesday, February 23, in the Big Apple Tournament. The win earned them a spot in the League championship game on Friday, February 25, where they …

February 27, 2011

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Wins Championship

Congratulations to our Girls’ Varsity Basketball team on winning the 20010-2011 G.I.S.A.L. Championship! Yesterday the team beat LREI 51-42, claiming the title.   GO YORK! 

February 16, 2011

Girls JV Volleyball: 2010 Undefeated Champions

Our Girls’ Junior Varsity Volleyball Team had a sensational season. In only their second year, the girls won the Big Apple Conference Regular Season Championship and the Big Apple Conference Tournament Championship. The squad ended the campaign with a perfect …

November 15, 2010

Impressive Season for Girls’ Varsity Volleyball

Update 10/28/2010: The York Prep Girls’ Varsity Volleyball team defeated Columbia Grammar & Prep 2-0, capturing its second consecutive G.I.S.A.L. title. York goes on to the State tournament on Wednesday, November 3, against Holy Child in Rye. Go Panthers! ________________________________ …

October 28, 2010