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Senior swingman Terry Harris scored 35 points to lead Half Hollow Hills West in their League IV opener at Kings Park.
Hills West head coach Bill Mitaritonna said Harris "shot exceptionally well," and "carried" the team to victory.
The visitors took a 16-4 lead during the first quarter, thanks in large part to their defense.
"The defense set the tone,"...Read more »
Syosset guard Dan Albernas knew expectations were low.
“I think that, really, just our coach and our players gave us a chance heading into this game,” the 5-11 junior said.
After failing to win a game against a conference opponent last season, few predicted the Braves would upset Uniondale, which last year made it to the Nassau County final, on Thursday in the AA-I opener for both teams.
But...Read more »
Sachem North's boys swimming team graduated seven seniors, but their squad remains strong, coach Larry Saposnick said.
"The talent is spread out this year," Saposnick said." "I have a strong core and a handful of strong swimmers."
In their most recent meet, Sachem North defeated Lindenhurst 63-37.
Senior Derek Avila placed second in the 100-yard butterfly...Read more »
Some teams have one standout player. Others have two. But rarely, a trio emerges amongst a varsity squad. For Manhasset's boys swimming team, sophomore Connor Beil and juniors Sean Earley and Jeff McNeary are on their coach's radar this season.
"They all continue to improve each year," coach Matt McGrane said.
McNeary finished first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of...Read more »
It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.
That’s the approach coach Jeff Stelmok is preaching to his St. Anthony's hockey club this early in the season.
St. Anthony’s (2-2-1), the four-time defending CHSHL ‘A’ Division champions, isn’t off to the best of starts. Yet, Stelmok doesn’t want anyone to be discouraged.
“It’s a matter of us sticking to our game plan, running it, and...Read more »
There’s a small chance MiKing Richardson will score more than 20 points per game this season.
The Baldwin guard/forward has the potential to score 30 in any given game, said head coach Darius Burton, but there’s a better chance he won’t approach those totals.
When it was recently brought to Burton’s attention that Baldwin seems to have yearly success without one player averaging more...Read more »
Due to the inclement weather, the All-Long Island team photo shoots scheduled for Tuesday for Fall sports teams have been postponed.
The photo shoots for all non-football teams are rescheduled for Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Newsday on 235 Pinelawn Road in Melville.
The football All-Long Island photo shoot remains scheduled for Thursday.
If you have any questions, please contact...Read more »
Northport took its legs out west this weekend, running in the Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday at Portland Meadows Race Track in Oregon.
The Tigers finished 11th in the team competition, scoring 299 points. Junior Mike Brannigan was their highest individual finisher, running the 5K course in 15:40 – good for 44th. Tim McGowan was 50th in 15:46. Nick Termine finished 87th in 16:07. Jack McGowan...Read more »
Carle Place forward Dylan Klein and St. Anthony’s midfielder Justin Carfora were named All-Americans on Monday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. They were the only two players from Long Island selected.
Carfora’s overall play helped St. Anthony’s win a CHSAA state championship, the boys soccer program’s first since 2008.
“At this point in his playing career, he is...Read more »
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 »