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Office of Athletics

Pearl River School District
275 East Central Avenue
Pearl River, New York 10965
(845) 620-3943
(845) 620-3868 (fax)

Stewart Hanson, Interim Director
(845) 620-3925

Chris Rudloff, Secretary
(845) 620-3944

Frank Amadio
Athletic Trainer 
(845) 620-3828


Special Athletic Events and Announcements

  • Athletic News - 1/8/19

    Boys' Basketball - The Pirates are on a 3-game winning streak (Pelham, North Rockland & Albertus Magnus).  During the win at Albertus, Denis Fleming, Brendan Tarsnane and Tim Clancy were all in double figures, with Brendan playing exceptional defense as well.

    Girls' Basketball - The Lady Pirates have improved to 7-1 on the season, with their 61-51 win at home vs Dobbs Ferry to open up play in 2019. Julia Kinnally led the Pirates with 16 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 steals.  Ashley Rilley had 14 points and 13 rebounds.  Mary Windram added 12 points off the bench while Rosie Scognamiglio chipped in 10 points.  The ladies held Dobbs Ferry’s 1000 point scorer to three shot attempts total for the game!

    Cheer - Varsity Cheerleading won 1st place at the Eastchester Competition on Saturday, January 5th.  This is their second first place finish this year!

    Girls' Track - At the Hispanic Games on January 5th, Ciara Durcan won the 1500m racewalk, with a personal best of 7:02.17. With this time, Ciara has broken the PRHS school record and currently has the #1 time in the U.S.!    At the Dendy Invitational at  RCC,  Allie Ritchie ran a personal best of 1:43.8 in the 600m and placed 1st. Catie Horan placed 3rd in the 600m, Mary Borkoski came in 2nd in the 1000m, and Mattie Donnelly placed 2nd in the triple jump.  The 4x400m relay team of Katie Capone, Catie Horan, Ciara Durcan, and Allie Ritchie came in 2nd.

    Boys' Track - The Pearl River boys' track team is off to a great start this winter season. Brian Mahoney won the 600m at the North Shore Invitational with the 6th fastest time in PRHS history. Will Mattei won the shot put at the Pearl River Holiday Festival with a toss of 43 ft.  At the Dendy Invitational, winners included Nick Malfitano in the long jump, Brian Mahoney in the 1000m, Pat McCann in the 1600m, and our 4x800m relay team of Jack Reynolds, Cliff Carty, Pat McCann, and Brian Mahoney.

    Wrestling - Pearl River Wrestling is off to a 9-5 start.  On December 21st, they defeated rival Tappan Zee 48-33. Over the winter break, the Pirates hosted the Michael O’Connell Wrestling tournament and had two champions, Jack Chesman and Vlad Sidorenko, a runner up, Dan Hogan, and three other wrestlers who placed in the top four in their respective weight classes.  Out of 17 teams, Pearl River placed 4th.   At the Murphy Guiccone Shoreline Classic at New Rochelle HS, Dan Hogan placed 6th, Dylan Urban placed 2nd and Jack Chesman placed 1st in their respective weight classes.

  • Athletic News - 12/11/18

    Bowling – Our girls and boys teams have finished their first four matches.  The Lady Pirates are 2-2.  Alexys Warner bowled a 239 game on the way to beating Tappan Zee.  While the boys have not yet secured a victory, they continue to show improvement.  Ben So bowled a 209.  

    Cheer - Has continued to attract more and more interest.  The lady Pirate Cheer Team competes in the Small School-Large Varsity category;  19 girls are performing with 5 alternates. This weekend, the Pirate Cheer Team will compete in their first competition at North Rockland.

    Boys' Basketball - Our boys have played 4 games, 2 on the road and 2 at home.  They had a tough start, losing the two home games by just one point.  Brendan Tarsnane is leading scorer.

    Girls' Basketball - Our lady Pirate Girls' Varsity is 2-2 overall and 2-0 in League Play.  This weekend, they beat a good Horace Greeley team at home.  Julia Kinnally scored 23 points and Corinne Miedreich contributed 14 points.  The Lady Pirates will be hosting their annual Holiday Tournament this Thursday and Friday, with Nyack, Clarkstown South & Monroe Woodbury.

    Ice Hockey -  Our Pirate Ice Hockey Team has 24 varsity and 16 modified players.  Varsity is 2-2 and 2-0 in League play; they beat the Ice Hawks 2-1 at the Palisades Mall Ice Rink.

    Boys' Indoor Track – The Pirate Boys' Track team will begin competing this week.  On Thursday, freshman and sophomores will be competing at RCC.  The first varsity meet will take place in NYC at the 168th Street Armory.  Our boys' track team totals 72 boys in all grades.

    Girls' Indoor Track - At the kick-off meet, Niamh Durcan placed 4th in the 1500m, running a 5:02 and anchored the 4x800m to a 5th place finish.  Also on the relay was Ciara Durcan, Catie Horan and Kelly Gilligan.  Matteson Donnelly placed 6th in the 55 Hurdles, running a 9.68 in the finals.

    Wrestling - The Pirate Wrestling Team took 2nd place at the Dragon Dual Wrestling Tournament at Cornwall High School. Congratulations to Jack Chesman, who now holds the record for the most wins as a Pearl River Pirate.  Jack won all 4 matches at Cornwall, making his total victories 157, breaking Phil Donnelly’s long standing record of 155 wins.

    CONGRATULATIONS!  Eight of our Fall athletic teams have been recognized as Scholar Athlete teams: Girls' Tennis, Girls' Soccer, Girls' Swim, Volleyball, Boys' Cross Country, Girls' Cross Country, Cheer, and Field Hockey


Athletic Calendar Highlights

  • HS Varsity/JV Spring Sports Registration Opens - Family ID

  • MS/HS Modified Spring Sports Registration Opens - Family ID

  • HS Varsity/JV Spring Sports Practices Begin

  • MS/HS Modified Spring Sports Practices Begin

  • PR Elks Club

    HS Pearl River Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    For more information, visit the PR Sports Hall of Fame Website 

  • HS Pirate Relays

  • HS Pirate Relays (Raindate)

  • PR Elks Club

    Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame Induction

    For more information, visit the Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame Website

  • HS Reservation Deadline for Senior Varsity Athletic Awards Dinner

    If you are in need of an awards dinner form, please visit the Athletics Department webpage.

  • Pearl River Elks Club

    HS Senior Varsity Athletic Awards Dinner, PR Elks Club

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PRHS Sports Hall of Fame

Established in 1997 To Honor Pirate Greats Pearl River Sports Hall of Fame Committee 

Check out the NEW Pearl River Sports Hall of Fame website:   Pearl River Sports Hall of Fame

Induction Class of 2019: The 2019 Pearl River Sports Hall of Fame Induction will be held on Saturday, March 30th, 6 p.m., at the Pearl River Elks Club. 

Tom O’Brien: Class of 1958: 3-sport athlete, All-County Basketball & Football, RC Sports HOF, Rockland County sports official
Lorraine Moylan: Class of 1976: Teacher and Coach, 536 Career Wins, NYS Basketball HOF
Emily Dempsey: Class of 1999: 3x All-State, All-Section, All-County & All-League Soccer, RJN Scholar Athlete Award
Brianna Kenna, Class of 2001: All-State 2nd Team, 2x All-Section & 3x All-League Volleyball, RJN Scholar Athlete Award
Brendan McManus: Class of 2005: RC All-Time Scorer, 3x All-County, 2x RC Player of the Year, 2x All-State Basketball
2000 Girls Volleyball Team: (Coach Arlene Kramer) League, Sectional, Regional Champs, State final 4 participant, Record 24-3
2005 Boys XC Team: (Coach Jim Guerci) State, Sectional, County, League Champs, Undefeated Dual Meet record
JJ Donnelly: Tom & Priscilla Lanks Community Service Award

Doug D'Agostino - President
Lorraine Moylan - Vice President
Todd Santabarbara - Treasurer
Chris Woolgar - Secretary

If anyone is interested in joining the Pearl River Sports Hall of Fame Committee,  please contact the Director of Athletics, Todd Santabarbara.

The Pearl River Hall of Fame Committee is always accepting nominations for future consideration.    PRHS Sports Hall of Fame Nomination Form