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Bob Herzog has worked in the sports department at Newsday since 1976. He has covered baseball, football and college basketball.
He has edited and written for several award-winning Newsday special sections on baseball, football and Long Island sports history.
Herzog grew up on Long Island, graduated from Commack High School where he was co-captain of the baseball team, and received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University.
It’s that time again. The buses are on their way now to Cortland for the girls lacrosse state tournament, and Long Island will be represented by West Islip, Manhasset and Cold Spring Harbor.
Follow me @StephenHaynes4. I’ll be providing updates throughout the games, along with photos, commentary, retweets of commentary, and stuff. If you don’t already follow me, you’re just doing Twitter wrong,...Read more »
There’s been a lot of time this week for Griffin Sullivan to take in what some of his predecessors have been saying.
As Massapequa prepares to take on West Islip in the Long Island Class AA Championship, Sullivan really liked what he heard from Matt Prokopowicz.
The former All-American at Hofstra, who starred at third base for the Chiefs’ undefeated state championship team in 2006, told...Read more »
St. Anthony's junior Kyle Cunningham headlined a trio of top-ten finishers from Long Island at this week's NYSCHSAA boys golf tournament.
Cunningham shot a 1-over 72 at James Baird State Park on Friday to finish in second in the state.
The junior finished one stroke behind the state's top player, Fordham Prep junior Cameron Young.
Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA champion Chris Lambrou, a...Read more »
The Suffolk Class C boys lacrosse championship will be decided Tuesday. The Suffolk championship games in Class A and Class B are Wednesday. Below is a quick look at each game. Below that, you can vote on who will win each game.
No. 3 Smithtown East vs. No. 5 West Islip
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., at Stony Brook University
About the Bulls (15-3): Goalie...Read more »
This season's Nassau county boys lacrosse champions will be decided Tuesday in each class. Below is a quick look at each game. Below that, you can vote on who will win each game.
No. 1 Massapequa vs. No. 2 Syosset
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., at Hofstra
About the Chiefs (15-2): With offensive playmakers like Craig Berge, Ian Kirby and James Byrns, the defense on this...Read more »
While they may have been playing an individual sport, the players on Sayville’s boys golf team gave a total team effort this week.
Sayville captured the Suffolk County team championship Thursday at Rock Hill Golf Club, with a score of 805, edging Ward Melville (824) and Huntington (834).
Senior Ryan O’Mara and sophomore Michael Nadeau helped lead the way, qualifying for the individual...Read more »
Nine former Long Island high school stars were named Division I All-Americans, and five received first-team honors, as the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association announced its honorees this week.
Alyssa Murray, Syracuse, Sr., Attack (West Babylon)
Shannon Gilroy, Florida, Jr., Midfield (Northport)
Kelly McPartland, Maryland, Jr., Midfield (Farmingdale)
Mikaela...Read more »
Grace Beshlian, Wantagh: She made 14 saves, helping the Warriors stifle second-seeded Garden City in a 7-5 upset in the Nassau Class B semifinals. Wantagh will face Manhasset in the final on Wednesday, 3:30 at Adelphi.
Nicole Hauser, Oyster Bay: She scored the winner as the Lady Baymen rallied late to beat Clarke, 13-12, earning Oyster Bay's first playoff victory. The Lady Baymen will face...Read more »
That awkward moment when you’re trying desperately to beat an opponent and advance in the playoffs, then you look across and see your sister…
There likely will be a couple of those compromising instances for the Kotowskis this afternoon when Cold Spring Harbor faces Friends Academy in a Nassau Class C girls lacrosse semifinal.
Kate Kotowski is a freshman midfielder for the Seahawks...Read more »
Chris Gabriele played his final county golf tournament Wednesday and finished it the best way possible.
The Cold Spring Harbor senior shot an even-par 142 over two rounds at Bethpage to claim the Nassau County individual title.
Gabriele shot a 72 on Tuesday at Bethpage Blue and a 70 Wednesday at Bethpage Red.
For Gabriele, it is the latest success of a decorated high school career,...Read more »