Athletes of the Month–October

 Shane Fisher Shane Fisher led the Middle School soccer team with ten goals in seven games, including four games where he found the back of the net multiple times. In addition to his knack for scoring Shane provided invaluable leadership. …

October 31, 2018

York Prep Student in Fencing World Cup Win

  Congratulation to sophomore Ethan Kushnernik as he traveled this past weekend to represent Team USA during the fencing Cadet World Cup in Klagenfurt, Austria. Out of a team of four, Ethan has the distinction of being the youngest member …

October 29, 2018

Students at York Prep enjoy a day at Tibbet’s Park

The York Prep community came together to celebrate the start of another great year with our annual Fall Field Day at Tibbetts Brook Park. Thanks to the great planning and enthusiasm of the faculty and students, the day was a …

September 28, 2018

Tennis Star Meets Her Hero

Some dreams do come true! Especially for one York Prep student, Summer Chandler, who was lucky enough to meet her idol, tennis champion Serena Williams, at an event for Nike. Williams was speaking to dozens of young women from New …

August 31, 2018

Victory for York’s Fencing Champion

York Prep would like to congratulate rising Sophomore Ethan Kushnerik on his win during the 2018 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge held in St. Louis during June 28-July 7. Ethan won the National Championship in his age group, …

July 11, 2018

May Athletes of the Month

Male: Chris Rupp Freshman, Chris Rupp, is a very skillful 1st singles player on the Boys Varsity tennis team. His confidence, commitment, knowledge, work ethic, power and strategic mindset, is what makes him one of the top tennis players in …

June 1, 2018

April Athletes of the Month

As the school year reaches towards it’s end and the spring sports season picks up steam, all of our York athletes are playing hard and doing their best. Two of these talented student athletes have done a particularly good job …

May 7, 2018

Thirty-Third Annual Athletic Banquet

On Friday, April 27, the York Prep Athletic Department celebrated York Prep’s 33rd annual sports awards event. Called the “Breakfast of Champions” the event included a catered meal fit to start of any day. With plates full of pancakes, sausage, …

April 27, 2018

March Athlete of the Month

Here is the March Athlete of the Month. Though we only have one due to the liminted number of school days and contests in March, Andrew Shaz more than makes up for it! Seventh Grader, Andrew Shaz is a member …

April 6, 2018

February Athletes of the Month

Male: Benny Mermelstein Eighth grader, Benny Mermelstein, was instrumental in the success of the Middle School Basketball team this season. He led the team in steals, rebounds, and points. He also matured over the course of the season with his …

March 2, 2018

Girls Varsity Basketball Undefeated ISAL Champs

The 2017-2018 Girls Varsity Basketball Team has had an undefeated season. With every practice and game, the girls brought their talent, enthusiasm, hard work, and dedication to the court. Coaches Turcio and Fazio, as well as senior captains Maya Finard …

February 15, 2018

January Athletes of the Month

Another month has gone by and another two students have proven themselves to be above the pack in both athleticism and sportsmanship. Our January athletes of the month are: Male: Marshall Richardson As a senior, Marshall continues to build and …

February 6, 2018

December Athletes of the Month

It may be a new year but we’ve still got a bit of unfinished business from the last one, namely, our announcement of the December Student Athletes of the Month. Male: Shane Fisher Seventh grader, Shane Fisher, has been instrumental …

January 23, 2018

Pep Rally Recognizes Student Athletes and Lifts School Spirit

To recognize fall sports teams and their accomplishments in the last season, the York Prep SGO hosted another one of its spirited school-wide pep rallys.  With the secondary purpose of encouraging students to come to the basketball game that same …

December 14, 2017

November’s Athlete of the Month

As the end of the year draws near and the winter season picks up, we would like to congratulate our singular athlete of the Month for November! Megan Igoe Senior, Megan Igoe, has been leading the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team …

December 12, 2017

York Prep Freshman Aims to Fence at the World Championships

On the weekend of November 17-19, York Prep High School freshman Ethan Kushnerik represented the USA at the Cadet World Cup in Espoo, Finland. Over 280 top athletes from more than 25 countries attended the event. USA sent 20 of …

November 27, 2017

Students Recognized as October Athlete of the Month

Dylan Freidman Eighth grader, Dylan Freidman, came ready to participate every single day. He is willing to better himself and the each of the players around him on the Middle School Soccer team. With his lightning fast speed, Dylan was …

November 9, 2017

Athletes of the Month – September

  Male: Michael Tamir New to York Prep, this sophomore has created havoc for the opposing teams. In the month of September, Michael has scored 5 goals in 3 games as a member of the Boys’ Varsity Soccer Team. His …

October 6, 2017

Junior Marshall Richardson Competing in Championship Track Meet

On Friday and Saturday June 9th and 10th, thousands will gather at Union-Endicott HS to see the High School Championship Track and Field Meet. Schools from all over the state whether Public, Private, Catholic or Independent, will be competing. Their …

June 6, 2017

May Athlete of the Month

For the month of May one student athlete stood out above all the rest. That student was Junior Marshall Richardson of the York Track and Field team. Marshall Richardson has scorched the opposition this spring. Marshall elevates the competition for his …

May 31, 2017

Varsity Boys Volleyball Make State Tournament

After a remarkable regular season, the Varsity Boys Volleyball team advanced to compete in the State Tournament on Friday, May 19. It was a very special season for York Boys’ Varsity Volleyball. The team finished with an incredible record of …

May 22, 2017

Freshman Athlete Wins Bronze at Cheerleading Worlds

Balancing school and athletics is something many York students have in common, but freshman Sway Dolan is the only one who has participated in a Cheerleading Worlds championship. Competitive cheerleader Sway Dolan has trained with the Central Jersey All-stars for years …

May 8, 2017

April Athletes of the Month

The April athletes of the month are sure to impress! Sophomore, Sam Lowe, had to step up and become a major player this month on the Varsity Boys Volleyball team. Jumping into a starting role, and often covering in the …

May 2, 2017

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