By Linda Pagano, Bronxville School Parent
Sep. 12, 2018: Bronxville Bronco fans have so many reasons to get excited about the fall sports season. After the long, hot summer that does not seem to want to let go of its hold, the players battling the blistering heat during practices and pre-season scrimmages, we are finally going to the game.
September promises lots of action for Bronco fans to cheer about and support, including varsity teams in cross country, field hockey, football, soccer, swimming, and tennis, plus our new volleyball joint team with Mount Vernon High School. In all, a broad range of sports sure to please faithful Bronxville Bronco fans. While you are enjoying the game, do not forget to visit the concession stand. The Bronco Barn & Grill will be open serving all the usual fare, including hot dogs, chips, and an assortment of candy and refreshments.
The Athletic Council recently distributed Bronco-branded water bottles to incoming Bronxville freshman on their first day of school. It is moments like these that underscore the Bronxville Promise and signify the true meaning of school spirit, with each bottle containing a note with the expression "Broncos Together."
While you can always visit the Bronxville Athletic website at www.bronxvilleathletics.com for upcoming game dates and times, here is a snapshot of the remaining Bronxville home game schedule for September:
Varsity Cross Country
Next home meet in October
Varsity Field Hockey
September 13: Varsity Field Hockey vs. Pawling
September 15: Varsity Football vs. Putnam Valley
September 29: Varsity Football vs. Albertus Magnus
Girls' Varsity Soccer
September 12: Girls' Varsity Soccer vs. Pelham
September 17: Girls' Varsity Soccer vs. Croton-Harmon
September 21: Girls' Varsity Soccer vs. Irvington
September 22: Girls' Varsity Soccer BroncoFest Tournament
Noon: Consolation Game
4:00 pm: Championship
September 25: Girls' Varsity Soccer vs. Blind Brook
Boys' Varsity Soccer
September 15: Boys' Varsity Soccer vs. Edgemont
September 18: Boys' Varsity Soccer vs. Woodlands
September 22: Boys' Varsity Soccer BroncoFest Tournament
10:00 am Consolation Game
2:00 pm Championship
September 28: Boys' Varsity Soccer vs. Rye Neck
Girls' Varsity Swimming
September 14: Girls' Varsity Swimming vs. Sleepy Hollow
September 21: Girls' Varsity Swimming vs. Mamaroneck
September 28: Girls' Varsity Swimming vs. Pelham
Girls' Varsity Tennis
September 12: Girls' Varsity Tennis vs. Edgemont
September 17: Girls' Varsity Tennis vs. Keio Academy
September 24: Girls' Varsity Tennis vs. Blind Brook
Girls' Varsity Volleyball (joint Mount Vernon & Bronxville Girls' Varsity Volleyball)
September 12: Mount Vernon Majors vs. Hayfield Secondary School
September 17: Mount Vernon Majors vs. Wakefield HS
Additional details listed on Mount Vernon HS website: https://mountvernonsports.org.
This season's schedule is loaded with tons of fun, too. As always, the Bronxville Athletic Department, along with the student-led Athletic Council and parent-led Athletic Council, an arm of the Bronxville PTA, sponsors season highlights such as the BroncoFest Soccer Tournament on September 22 and homecoming, October 11 to 13. With its own brand of enthusiasm, the Athletic Department and Athletic Council strive for a hometown vibe and spirit to bring the community together to celebrate every weekend.
The transformation is not just isolated to the school campus this year. It is going beyond the team posters, Bronco apparel, and field flags displayed on game days. The Bronxville Chamber of Commerce is now supporting the Broncos, too. New Bronxville Homecoming Week banners will be unveiled in town this fall during Homecoming Week in an effort to get the whole community involved in the festivities.
The Broncos will be in action every weekend this September. Come on out and cheer for the home team.
Photo by Linda Pagano
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