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Last year, the Garden City boys swimming team won the Nassau championship. They're looking to repeat that accomplishment this year.
"We want a repeat," coach Anne Sullivan said. "I graduated three top boys who were contributing members throughout last season. However, my base has greatly improved from last year."
The Trojans are seeded No. 1 this year and have competed...Read more »
Last year, superstorm Sandy severely affected Long Beach. This year, the town has been rebuilding and many residents are back in their homes that were once stockpiled with sand and water.
For Long Beach's swimming team, they're looking forward to a new season in their beloved neighborhood.
Long Beach dominated during the first meet of the season against Syosset on Friday.
"We're...Read more »
When the shot left Alex Spinelli’s hands, Smithtown East coach Lou Gambeski knew it was good.
With the game on the line, Spinelli knocked down a 16-foot jumper from the top of the key that gave the Bulls’ a 65-63 home win over Comsewogue in the opening round of the Dellecave Invitational Tournament.
It was a Brian Willets tap out that gave Spinelli the opportunity to deliver in the clutch....Read more »
Senior Tamara Simpson led Portledge to victory in the final of the Columbia Prep Tip-Off Tournament with a strong performance against Hunter College High School.
Simpson scored 26 points to go along with 17 rebounds, four assists and eight steals, and was named tournament MVP.
Portledge coach Skip Amadio praised Simpson for both "[leading] the team from beginning to end," and...Read more »
The plan was to fool Paige Salmon into thinking she was going to the CHSAA girls soccer championship game to collect a plaque for Kellenberg’s regular season league title. Little did she know she'd actually be receiving the player of the year award.
Problem was, competitor that she is, she didn’t want to go to the game.
“I was pretty upset, she said, “because I wasn’t playing in...Read more »
HBO Sports begins a new series produced by Peter Berg (who did TV's "Friday Night Lights") called "State of Play."
Its aim is to look at the complex themes of sports and their relationship to society as a whole.
The first episode debuts Dec. 4 (9 p.m. ET) and is called "Trophy Kids." It focuses on four parents and five children and examines how the two interact...Read more »
Records fell like autumn leaves in Friday’s Long Island Class IV championship game, won by Babylon, 27-26.
Here’s the scorecard:
-- Babylon broke the Suffolk County single-season scoring record of 500 points set by St. Anthony’s in 2003 on Jake Carlock’s 10-yard TD reception with 5:37 left in the third quarter. They finished with 510 points in 12 games.
-- With 10 receptions, Babylon’s...Read more »
The right corner of the Hofstra press box has, for years, been known as Norm Murray Corner, replete with a street sign that hangs from a pillar bearing those exact words in gold on a blue background – the Hofstra school colors.
Murray , the long-time voice of Hofstra football and lacrosse, Nassau Community College football and lacrosse, Nassau high school playoff football and lacrosse and...Read more »
The Valley Stream school district will be without its boys and girls bowling teams this season due to budget cuts, Nassau bowling coordinator Eileen Shultis confirmed Wednesday. The district's three high schools -- Valley Stream North, South and Central -- announced this fall the elimination of the varsity sport. The Nassau bowling season begins Dec. 2 and the cuts have left All-Long Islander Maria...Read more »
Erik Molina, a senior midfielder on the Brentwood boys soccer team, is one of six high school national finalists for Futbol Mundial’s Best of the Best contest for the 2013 season.
Futbol Mundial, a soccer-related magazine, recognizes 10 players (six in high school, four in college) of Hispanic descent who display leadership and “significant mental and physical strength and fortitude to overcome...Read more »