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Uniondale senior captain forward Alvaro Baquendano has come a long way since his freshman season.
“When I was younger, someone would tell me something to improve on with my game and I wouldn’t listen,” Baquendano said. “I’d get mad. Now, I listen to Coach and I know that it makes me look better and it makes the team look better.”
Baquendano, a forward, is referring to Knights boys soccer...Read more »
Northport made an early statement this weekend at the Villa Bears Running Classic at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The Tigers not only won the overall race, which featured schools from all over the state, but they also topped St. Anthony's, Sacred Heart and Kellenberg in the process. "A win in the first race is always nice," coach Eric Visconti said. "St. Anthony's and Monroe Woodbury...Read more »
The first singles slot at Syosset possesses a certain cachet.
The Braves’ top girls tennis player has won either the state championship, the Nassau championship, or both, over the past three seasons, and has anchored a Syosset team that has won the last four Long Island crowns.
So when junior Katie Cirella took the court for her first match at first singles Monday, in Syosset’s season-opener...Read more »
Here’s the weekly installment of top five Long Island boys soccer performers for the period of Sept. 9 -15.
This week, the list is dedicated to players who made an impact on offense and it includes the context of the games. For example, a game-winning goal in a game featuring two top-tier teams may weigh more than a three-goal game in a lopsided victory. Next week, we will put together a list...Read more »
East Islip junior Billy Wharry entered Monday’s game against Brentwood with moderate expectations.
After all, his team’s opponent was ranked 23rd in the country and hadn’t lost to East Islip since the 2002 playoffs, according to coach Ray Lang.
“I know Brentwood is a great team so I didn’t know how well we’d actually play, to be honest,” said Wharry, a first-year varsity starter, on...Read more »
This week's high school football schedule begins Wednesday, with the bulk of the games being played on Thursday to accommodate the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur on Saturday, Sept. 14.
Here's a look at the Long Island high school football schedule for this opening week, with games on five straight days....Read more »
The newly appointed captains of the St. Anthony's boys soccer team, seniors Justin Carfora and Nick Cestaro, have had no trouble motivating the bunch for the upcoming season.
"All we have to do is remind them of last year and the terrible feeling we had walking off the field after losing," Carfora said.
Carfora and Cestaro were on last year's team, which...Read more »
Dillon Boos, Steven Ferreira and Zach Sirico set the bar extremely high for Sayville quarterbacks as all three earned Newsday All-Long Island recognition between 2008 and 2012. Based on first impressions, 14-year-old freshman Jack Coan has passed his bar exam.
Coan completed his very first varsity pass in Saturday’s fifth Breast Cancer Awareness Day scrimmage against host school Bay Shore,...Read more »