By Joanie Berkery and Linda Pagano, Members, Bronxville PTA Athletic Council
Oct. 2, 2019: The Bronxville School Athletic Department and PTA Athletic Council are proud to bring you Homecoming 2019. Bronxville PTA Athletic Council’s 2019-2020 initiative, “Onward Broncos,” echoes the Bronxville fight song. "Onward Broncos, Onward into Victory!"
All Broncos, fans, faculty, and alumni are invited to celebrate our athletes on the field, in the pool, around the track, and on the courts. Just this past week, Broncos branding has been installed in the gym and on Chambers and Hayes Fields, continuing the Bronxville PTA Athletic Council’s branding initiative with spectacular effect.
And thanks to the continued assistance of Mayor Mary Marvin and the generous support of the Bronxville Chamber of Commerce, our homecoming banners will be displayed throughout the village in our vibrant Bronxville business district. From the Bronxville feather flags and game night lights to the varsity parade of athletes and bonfire to the community pep rally and the countless volunteers that make this week a huge success, we celebrate our school and we celebrate our community.
Homecoming banner. Photo by Daryl Schnepp.
Broncos wall. Photo by Denise Finley.
The Bronxville School is pleased to announce that the new track will be named the James Owen Mitchell Track. We honor “Mitch” in light of his 41 years of coaching the girls' track teams. Please join the Bronxville community in a dedication ceremony during halftime of the varsity football game scheduled for Saturday, October 12, at 6:00 pm.
Don’t miss Food Truck Night, Thursday, October 10, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm in the Meadow Avenue parking lot featuring the Walter’s Hot Dog Truck, Road Grub Mobile, Abeetza Pizza, Jimmy’s Soft Serve Ice Cream Truck, and the Crazy Taco Mex Truck. Also open during the games is the Broncos Barn & Grill with specialty foods for the Friday and Saturday night games, generously donated by local Broncos supporters Lange’s Delicatessen, Mini’s Prime Meats & Specialties, Nutmeg Cafe, Park Place Bagels, Scalini Osteria, and Bronxville’s Doukas family-owned Eastchester Odyssey Diner. We would also like to thank Gino's Pizzeria and Pete's Park Place Tavern, who have also made contributions, and the PTA Athletic Council extends its sincerest thanks to all of its wonderful donors!
Broncos Barn & Grill. Photo by Tricia Reilly.
Broncos apparel will be available at the PTA Biannual Apparel Sale with opportunities to purchase your blue and gray gear all week long beginning Tuesday, October 8, on the front lawn from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (rain location is the school atrium at Meadow Avenue). A special selection of gear will be available for purchase near the Broncos Barn & Grill on Friday from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday from 12:30 to 8:30 pm.
A full schedule of Homecoming Week’s events including game times is posted on the Athletic website: www.bronxvilleathletics.com
See below for dates, times, and locations.
Monday, October 7
Girls' JV Tennis vs. Blind Brook @ 4:15 pm, Village Courts
Girls'/Boys' Varsity Cross Country League Championship @ 4:30 pm, Van Cortlandt Park
Tuesday, October 8
Girls' Varsity Volleyball vs. Ursuline @ 4:30 pm, Mount Vernon HS
Thursday, October 10
Girls' Varsity Tennis vs. Hastings @ 4:15 pm, Village Courts (Senior Introductions at 4:00 pm)
JV Field Hockey vs. Albertus Magnus HS @ 5:15 pm, Chambers Field
Varsity Field Hockey vs. Albertus Magnus HS @ 7:00 pm, Chambers Field
Varsity player and parent introductions at 6:45 pm
Food Truck Night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Meadow Avenue parking lot
Friday, October 11
Girls' Varsity Swim & Dive vs. Westlake HS @ 4:30 pm, Sarah Lawrence (Girls' Varsity Swim & Dive Senior Introductions at 4:10 pm)
Boys' Varsity Soccer vs. Edgemont HS @ 5:15 pm, Chambers Field (Varsity Player and Parent Introductions at 5:00 pm)
Girls' Varsity Soccer vs. Edgemont HS @ 7:15 pm, Chambers Field (Varsity Player and Parent Introductions at 7:00 pm)
Halftime Community Pep Rally, All BXV Varsity Teams
Saturday, October 12
All Day: Girls'/Boys' Varsity Cross Country Manhattan College Invitational @ Van Cortlandt Park
Girls' JV Soccer vs. Edgemont HS @12:30 pm, Chambers Field
Boys' JV Soccer vs. Edgemont HS @ 2:30 pm, Chambers Field
Varsity Football vs. Westlake HS @ 6:00 pm, Chambers Field
Varsity Player and Parent Introductions at 5:30 pm
Jim Mitchell Track Dedication Ceremony at halftime
Catch Homecoming Week fever! We invite you to join in the fun and excitement by coming to a homecoming game or event as this spirited village tradition continues.
Pictured at top: Food Truck.
Photo by Anthony Vaglica
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