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Well, Long Island got some good news on Tuesday.
Of New York's 20 finalists for Wendy's High School Heisman Award program, two are from Long Island.
Paul Maline of Commack and Andrew Hess of Valley Stream South are now in the running to become state winners before the program moves on to the national phase.
On Nov. 5, one male and one female finalist from New York will be announced,...Read more »
Below you'll find links to our brackets for the 2012 Long Island high school football playoffs.
You can also pick each playoff bracket and compete against other readers. Of course, you won't win any sort of prize, but you can always take a screengrab of the leaderboard at the end and make it your Twitter avatar for a few days in late November.
Keep this page bookmarked since the brackets...Read more »
Suffolk Class AA
Saturday October 27 all games 2:30 p.m.
No. 17 Huntington at No. 16 East Islip
No. 18 Kings Park at No. 15 Hauppauge
Tuesday October 30
First round, all games at 2:30 p.m.
East Islip/Huntington winner at No. 1 Brentwood
No. 9 West Islip at No. 8 Bay Shore
No. 12 Sachem North at No. 5 Newfield
No....Read more »
Erin Dougherty, Comsewogue The senior scored a career-high four goals in a 5-1 win over Floyd last Wednesday, and had the winner in a 1-0 victory over Shoreham-Wading River on Tuesday. Lauren DeSimone, Port Washington She scored all of the Vikings' goals in 2-1 wins over Friends Academy and Baldwin. Kasey Gilbride, Pierson/Bridgehampton She scored four goals in a 5-0 win over Port Jefferson on Wednesday....Read more »
You know the saying, “Good things come to those who wait”? Well, Katie Trombetta gives credence to another: Good things come sooner to those who’re great.
By her sophomore year, she already was a state champion, an All-American and a two-time Newsday All-Long Island selection. So it comes as little surprise that less than two months into her junior year, the Sachem East star has made her college...Read more »
The Nassau boys soccer playoffs schedule has been released with the brackets available at lisoccer.org. Here’s a look at how things will go down: Class AA In Class AA, the top four seeds (Elmont, Massapequa, MacArthur, Calhoun) will have first-round byes. The first round will be played on October 26 and the quarterfinals will be played October 30 at the higher seeds. The semifinals will be played...Read more »
Half Hollow Hills East quarterback R.J. Nitti, who passed for more than 1,800 yards and 16 touchdowns in seven games, will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury suffered in last weekend’s game against Lindenhurst.
Nitti, a senior, is being recruited by several colleges for a football scholarship and is hopeful of making a full recovery.
His father, John, told Newsday that R.J....Read more »
Records for this week's Long Island girls soccer rankings are through games of Oct. 21, 2012.
1. South Side (11-0-1)
2. Massapequa (10-3-1)
3. St. Anthony's (14-2-1)
4. Kellenberg (11-1-1)
5. West Islip (12-1-1)
6. Sayville (11-1-1)
7. Northport (11-1-2)
8. Farmingdale (6-1-5)
9. Ward Melville (9-3-1)
10. Hauppauge (12-0-1)...Read more »
Watch video highlights from these recent Long Island girls soccer games:
Hauppauge vs. Deer Park (embedded above)
Northport vs. Lindenhurst (in "Related" section below)
Farmingdale vs. Oceanside (in "Related" section below)...Read more »
1. Chaminade (9-3-4) 2. Massapequa (12-1) 3. Jericho (13-1-1) 4. Hicksville (11-1-2) 5. Island Trees (11-1-2) 6. Syosset (10-3-1) 7. Elmont (12-0-2) 8. Lawrence (13-0-1) 9. South Side (9-3-2) 10. Friends Academy (10-0-3)...Read more »