Mike Dougherty, The Journal News

Mike Dougherty

The Journal News

White Plains, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • The Journal News
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • TCPalm
  • North Jersey News
  • Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Rochester D and C

Recent articles by Mike:

Football: Mahopac flirts with upset until Somers pushes into the end zone in final seconds

Matt Fitzsimons kept his teammates calm and made critical plays down the stretch to set up the winning score with nine seconds to play. → Read More

Boys soccer: The goal is always to go undefeated, but Scarsdale might have a chance

The Raiders have six games to play in the regular season, including another showdown against New Rochelle. → Read More

Boys soccer: Somers beginning to understand what it means to be a defending champion

After getting shutout againt four quality opponents earlier in the season, the Tuskers got aggressive, netting three goals against the Hornets. → Read More

Boys soccer: Tappan Zee a favorite to go undefeated after dramatic win over Eastchester

Jack Kryger scored twice, including the winner with 19.5 seconds left, as Tappan Zee defeated Eastchester, 2-1. → Read More

Football: What has to happen before Arlington is considered a Section 1 contender?

The Admirals did not start well, but got organized late in the first half and began to pull away when the Red Raiders began to make untimely mistakes. → Read More

Football: Rye creates more late-game drama to stay unbeaten

A.J. Miller found his favorite receiver when the Garnets desperately needed a big play to silence the home crowd. → Read More

Boys soccer: Vote now for lohud Player of the Week

See what some of the top players in the region got done last week and vote for player of the week. → Read More

Boys soccer: Yorktown lives up to hype in a win over Rye

Yorktown was struggling to keep up at the beginning, but knotted the score against Rye before the break and cruised to a 4-1 win. → Read More

Football: Tuckahoe stands up for Class C and D programs with a statement win at Westlake

Tuckahoe quarterback Michael Annunziata and running back Jason Smith helped the Tigers build a 28-6 lead before halftime. → Read More

Section 1 boys soccer: Here's what you need to know ahead of the 2022 season

In case you need to make plans, these are the important dates, marquee matchups, and new league alignments for the 2022 Section 1 boys soccer season. → Read More

15-year-old Nicholas Gross is youngest player to advance to U.S. Amateur quarterfinals since 2007

For the record, Nicholas Gross did shave before the start of match play. He’s good for the rest of the week. → Read More

U.S. Amateur: Ricky Castillo scrambles to avoid upset in the Round of 64

Josh Gliege came back for an unexpected win; Mark Costanza failed to get in via an early morning playoff. → Read More

U.S. Amateur: Michael Thorbjornsen makes mess of 18th hole, but still finishes as co-medalist in stroke play

An ill-timed double bogey resulted in Fred Biondi, Luke Gutschewski and Hugo Townsend sharing the honor. → Read More

Will Cameron Young remain on PGA Tour? Source reveals his intention

The former Westchester resident and rising golf star has been linked to the Saudi-backed upstart LIV Golf tour, but isn't likely to join it. → Read More

Where others see limitations, amputee golfer Doug Shirakura recognizes possibility

The 20-year-old is studying aerospace engineering and seeing where golf might take him after finishing tied for ninth at the U.S. Adaptive Open. → Read More

High school basketball: Locals prepping for BCANY Summer Hoops Festival

Teams get no more than four days on the court together before heading to the Binghamton area to compete against teams from around the state. → Read More

Boys lacrosse: Here are the local all-state picks from the 2022 season

Four locals were picked first-team, all-state - Caden Whaling, Colby Baldwin, Jack Ricciardi and Sean Siegel. → Read More

Golf: Christian Cavaliere stitching a side hustle into a promising career

The former Boston College golfer and Katonah resident founded Tremont Sporting Co., which produces distinctive handmade leather golf accessories. → Read More

Boys soccer: Hudson Valley ID camp providing another path to the next level

With college coaches watching, the 80 players attending the fifth annual Hudson Valley Soccer ID camp all had a chance to increase their exposure. → Read More

Golf: Cameron Young jokes about journey to St. Andrew's from the streets of the New York

Along with smashing drives 316.5 yards, the PGA Tour rookie is sneaky funny and set the record straight about his origins → Read More