Nancy Haggerty, The Journal News

Nancy Haggerty

The Journal News

Somers, NY, United States

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  • The Journal News
Past:
  • Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Enquirer
  • USA TODAY
  • Rochester D and C
  • USA TODAY HSS
  • North Jersey News
  • MMAjunkie

Recent articles by Nancy:

How a local teacher's aide and track official became a world champion

Lisa Edwards, a Mamaroneck School District teacher's aide and a local track official, won a world masters track championship. → Read More

Chatting away, Arlington's Ethan Green breaks course record at Brewster Bear XC Classic

Talking with the competition while running in full stride, Ethan Green won his race while breaking the course record at the Brewster Bear Classic. → Read More

Football: Clarkstown South's Holder goes to the air as Vikings remain undefeated

Clarkstown South's Michael Holder threw for four touchdowns as the Vikings defeated Brewster on their homecoming to remain unbeaten. → Read More

Cross-country: Record-breaker Doherty, Ginsberg, Mayclim are Gressler Memorial winners

Matt Doherty, Bobby Mayclim and Sophie Ginsberg won their races at the Gressler Run. Mamaroneck White Plains, Scarsdale and Greeley took team titles. → Read More

Football: How a backup running back powered Mamaroneck to a big win over White Plains

Jack Ramsay ran for 195 yards and 3 TDs and quarterback Jason Cox also had three rushing touchdowns n Mamaroneck's 42-14 win over White Plains. → Read More

Players driving vans, mismatched uniforms, unpaid coaches: Life before Title IX

Today with Title IX, girls can fully play multiple sports. But veteran and retired area coaches recall when girls sports took a big backseat to boys. → Read More

Field hockey: Stout defense fuels Greeley victory over Fox Lane to remain undefeated

A third-quarter goal by Florence Moraes stood up as the Horace Greeley field hockey team edged Fox Lane 1-0. → Read More

Cross-country: Suffern, Somers, North Rockland are team champs at Bear Mountain meet

Suffern, Somers and North Rockland won team titles and Pennachio and Eigel won individual titles at the 36th annual Suffern cross-country meet. → Read More

After two COVID cancelations, the Yonkers Marathon finally turns 95

The second oldest marathon in the country, Yonkers, will return Sunday after two years lost to COVID. A half-marathon and 5K will also be run. → Read More

Field hockey: Rye, which had been down 2-0, ties Lakeland 2-2 in last 21 seconds

Rye came back with 21 seconds left to tie Lakeland in top-10 field hockey battle. → Read More

Field hockey: Clarkstown South's Jordan Turner notches Rockland record-setting 200th win

With Clarkstown South's 9-2 win over Pearl River September 6, Jordan Turner became the first Rockland high school field hockey coach to win 200 games. → Read More

Field hockey schedule and game recaps for Sept. 5-10: Mamaroneck shuts out Rye

Field hockey schedule and recaps for games played September 5-10: Mamaroneck defeated Rye 3-0 September 5 to start the 2022 season 2-0. → Read More

Hot Boulders win playoff spot and homefield advantage via 12-game winning streak

A 12-game win streak has lifted the Boulders to the Frontier League playoffs. They'll host Ottawa in a wildcard game Wednesday at 7 p.m. → Read More

Field hockey: Familiar coaches to guide Clarkstown South, Mamaroneck in 2022

After 23 years as assistant field hockey coach, Trish Miller takes over the Mamaroneck program. At Clarkstown South, Jordan Turner nears 200 wins. → Read More

From FBI interpreter to Valhalla and international track coach

Richard O'Riley has had success coaching Valhalla track. But the ex-FBI translator has succeeded internationally, coaching clinics and athletes. → Read More

Impact of NY outdoor smoking ban on Hudson Valley golf courses expected to be limited

A new state law bans smoking on public recreation land, but Hudson Valley golf courses say the impact on them will be be limited. → Read More

Back from injury and illness, Rai Benjamin is second at worlds, beating favored Warholm

Rai Benjamin, who has battled illness and injury in 2022, ran a season-best 46.89 to finish second in the 400 hurdles at the world championships. → Read More

Track: Fordham Prep's Hogan Nike U.S. 2-mile champ, Iona Prep's Milillo Adidas hammer champ

Hastings' Myles Hogan, in his last Fordham Prep race, won the 2-mile title at Nike Nationals. Iona Prep's Chris Milillo won hammer at Adidas Nationals → Read More

Ice hockey: Michael Cambria to replace Ed Witz as head coach of state champ Pelham

Michael Cambria, who played hockey for Iona Prep and NYU and was an assistant coach at Pelham High for seven years, replaces Ed Witz as head coach. → Read More

A six-time national champ from Scarsdale is now Division III women's athlete of the year

Scarsdale's Erin Nicholas, who won six national titles between field hockey and lacrosse at Middlebury, was named Division III athlete of the year → Read More