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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 »
Let's just go ahead and call this one a good sign of things to come. After being knocked out of the first round of the playoffs last year, St. Dominic kicked off its season in style, with freshman Joe Migliano shooting over 600 in his first varsity match. His 621 (he had a 213 in Game 1) was second only to stalwart Nick Bonomo's 623. Bonomo, a senior, shot a 217 in Game 3, while sophomore Vinny...Read more »
Maybe you're in the mood for a different brand of football this Thanksgiving.
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. MSG Varsity will air a special replay of the Nassau Conference I finals and Suffolk Division I finals.
Viewers can tune in on Optimum channel 414....Read more »
As one of Long Island’s top scorers, Shelby Fredericks is used to being around the goal. But not in goal.
Yet that’s exactly where she found herself last week…for the first time in her life…during the biggest moment of the season.
Despite the fact that she had never played goalkeeper before, she moved into the frame for the championship-deciding penalty kicks in the Suffolk County final...Read more »