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Pick'em: Suffolk boys lacrosse championships

Smithtown East's John Daniggelis is defended bt West

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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.


Class A

No. 3 Smithtown East vs. No. 5 West Islip

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., at Stony Brook University

About the Bulls (15-3): Goalie...

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Pick'em: Nassau boys lacrosse championships

Massapequa's Jim Byrns, left, scores as Syosset's EJ

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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.

Class A

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...

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Sayville wins Suffolk team title

Kyle Burke of Sayville tees off during the

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

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...

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Long Islanders litter women's lacrosse All-America list

Stony Brook goalkeeper Frankie Caridi

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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)


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They Made It: Girls lacrosse players of the week

Syosset goalie Kim Presuto

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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...

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CSH vs. Friends Academy - a family affair

Sisters Kate and Victoria Kotowski after 2013 Nassau

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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...

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Cold Spring Harbor's Chris Gabriele wins Nassau individual title, Syosset takes team crown

Chris Gabriele of Cold Spring Harbor tees off

(Credit: James Escher)

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,...

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Chaminade boys golf wins CHSAA team title

Ken Doyle of Chaminade tees off on Hole

(Credit: James Escher)

Chaminade is CHSAA boys golf champion again.

The Flyers completed the program's second straight unbeaten season, going 12-0 in league play and 13-0 overall. It is also the team's sixth league title in seven years.

Chaminade also captured the league postseason title with a victory in Tuesday's CHSAA championships.

"The whole team just came together and played well to take home the...

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Familiar faces win on Day 1 of county meet

Shoreham-Wading River's Ryan Udvadia places first in the

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Day 1 of the Suffolk boys Division Championships featured some familiar faces in the winner's circle, capping the county championship careers of some and continuing the legend of others.

Shoreham-Wading River’s Ryan Udvadia proved yet again that he is in a class by himself in Division III distance running. The senior won the 3,200 meters in nine minutes, 44.44 seconds Tuesday at Longwood.


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Seaford's batterymates setting the playoff tone

Seaford's Jake Doyle

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Lucas Hall and Jake Doyle are more than batterymates and junior captains.

“They’re seniors with just an extra year, a bonus year,” Seaford coach Mike Milano said. “That is what they are.”

In other words, Hall and Doyle don’t want to waste any time. They want to make this season one to remember.

As Doyle tells Hall, “Just go big, or go home,” Hall said. “You never know who is watching...

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