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They are the definition of dominance. In Suffolk girls track over the last two decades, it doesn’t get any better than Bay Shore. Steve Borbet’s bunch has won 23 consecutive league championships and 12 of the last 13 Suffolk large school titles.
Last season was no different. Bay Shore won the League II title, topping Connetquot 123-85. A week later, the Marauders nearly doubled up the second-place...Read more »
Anthony Parlato recorded eight assists, eight steals, four points and four rebounds to lead Center Moriches over Mattituck, 74-56, at a tournament honoring his late father on Friday night.
Clarence Trent scored a career-high 17 points and added four rebounds and four steals in the first Anthony Parlato HST Memorial Classic. Tyrik Rountree recorded 15 points, six rebounds and five steals. Tyrell...Read more »
Taylor Calabrese can sense when Taylor Miller is going for a steal.
“I know how she plays,” said Calabrese, who is teammates with Miller on the Long Island Lightning in Amateur Athletic Association (AAU) girls’ basketball. “She’s hard to compete against.”
That was the sentiment shared by Calabrese and her Division teammates during the semifinals of the Lady Devils Basketball Invitational...Read more »
Once the presents were opened and the Christmas dinner was polished off, it was time to get back to work. And, in the Long Island track and field world, work meant running at the North Shore Invitational Thursday at the Armory in Manhattan.
Syosset came up huge on the boys side. The Braves took the first three places in the 1,600. Senior Simon Nwana won in four minutes, 27.92 seconds. Ryan...Read more »
The wait is over for Sachem North’s Melissa Michels. The Flaming Arrows sprinter has committed to run at Northeastern University next fall, the school has announced.
Michels holds Sachem North records in the 55, 60, 100, and 200 meter dashes. Last season, she placed fourth in the high school 55 at the Millrose Games in 7.27 seconds, a school record at the time. She was the first Sachem sprinter...Read more »
The race for the League II title was tight last year was and if the early results this season are a harbinger of things to come, the Connetquot Thunderbirds will be neck-and-neck with Sachem North once again.
The Thunderbirds graduated three all-county wrestlers (including 145-pound champion and fourth-place New York State finisher Brendan Dent) but return a strong core that has been competing...Read more »
It's early in the Private, Independent and Catholic boys basketball season, but it's always good to keep an eye on who's off to a really good start.
St. Anthony’s, St. Dominic, Kellenberg, Holy Trinity, Our Savior New American, Long Island Lutheran and Lawrence Woodmere Academy are several standout teams.
All last played this past weekend and came away victorious. Lawrence Woodmere Academy...Read more »
It begins and ends with the defense for the Portledge girls’ ice hockey team. “We are first and foremost a defensive team,” Portledge coach Phil Hills said. “The girls get that. Everybody has to help out in the defensive zone.” When everyone helps out, it makes life so much easier for goalkeeper Emily Appenzeller, who has allowed only five goals in seven games. The terrific play of the Melville...Read more »
When St. Anthony’s faced Paul VI Catholic on Sunday, coach Ken Parham hadn’t told his team much about its opponent. The Friars, going in, weren’t made aware that they were facing a team ranked fifth in the country; a Virginia girls basketball powerhouse that boasts players committed to Division I colleges.
“We were down 16-11 after the first quarter, and then down 12 at the half,” Parham said....Read more »
Drum roll, please!
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association named its All-Americans on Monday and this, likely, will come as no surprise: Katie Trombetta was selected. Again.
The Sachem East star received first-team All-American honors for a second straight year, a day after being named Newsday's Long Island Player of the Year, also for a second consecutive year.
"I just...Read more »