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Records set in Long Island Class IV championship

Babylon quarterback Nick Santorelli attempts a pass downfield.

(Credit: Steven Ryan)

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...

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Norm Murray remembered at LICs

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...

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Budget cuts eliminate Valley Stream bowling

Valley Stream North's Maria Lucente.

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

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...

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Brentwood's Molina up for Futbol Mundial award

Brentwood's Eric Molina, right, avoids the slide tackle

(Credit: Adrian Kraus)

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...

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St. Dom bowling already on a roll behind freshman Joe Migliano

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...

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MSG Varsity to air high school football on Thanksgiving

Commack's Andrew Caccamo (36) cheers as head coach

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

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....

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Shelby Fredericks' moment in goal

Babylon's Shelby Fredericks dribbles the ball into the

(Credit: George A. Faella)

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...

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Boys and girls volleyball Long Island championship schedules

Sachem East setter Michael Barfield sets the ball

(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

The Long Island championship match ups are set for this weekend.

Girls Long Island championships

Class AA: No. 1 Smithtown East (17-0) vs. No. 1 Massapequa (15-0), Saturday, November 9, 6:30 pm, St. Joseph’s College

Class A: No. 1 Kings Park (20-0) vs. No. 1 Long Beach (16-1), Saturday, 11/9, 4 pm, St. Joseph’s College

Class B: No. 1 Seaford (13-2) vs. No. 1 Glenn (13-0),...

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Massapequa wins Nassau Class AA girls volleyball title

Massapequa's Justine Abbate goes for the spike during

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Ahead two games to none in the third game of Tuesday's Nassau Class AA girls volleyball championship, Massapequa (15-0) was looking to sweep its way to its 14th consecutive County title. But Baldwin would not go away.

Behind the serving of Jessica Pullis the Bruins jumped out to a 10-1 lead in the third game. Massapequa, sporting a young roster without the championship pedigree of its previous...

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Which high school football teams will advance in the playoffs?

Connetquot running back Marcus Gutierrez looks to get

(Credit: George A. Faella)

The high school football regular season is in the books, which can mean only one thing -- playoffs! (It's OK if you said that in the classic Jim Mora voice . . . we did, too.)

The high school football postseason kicks off this Friday night, and by the end of the weekend 37 games featuring 70 Long Island teams will have been played.

We at Newsday want to know which teams you think will...

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