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Legendary college basketball coach Bob Knight, expressing his disdain for the media, once said most people learn how to read and write in the third grade, then find something better to do. Will Sammon hasn't. A Queens native, Will joined Newsday as a sports web intern in 2012. A couple of months after his internship concluded, he joined the high school sports team.
Will has a diverse background in journalism, with experience covering education, politics -- yes, he was trusted with that -- minor league baseball and high school sports.
If James Sullivan is even half as good at racking up points as he is at taking faceoffs, Garden City might be in for another special season.
Actually, considering Sullivan’s mark of nearly 75 percent at the faceoff “X” last season, a shooting percentage of less than half of that would be fine, he said.
The junior, who has served as the team’s faceoff specialist since eighth grade, is...Read more »