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Charise Wilson’s breakout season continues and a milestone was reached along the way.
The St. Anthony’s senior has assumed a leadership role, upped her scoring average by six points and, earlier this season, notched her 1,000th career point against rival St. Mary’s.
“She put a lot of time into it and worked hard to improve, so the accomplishment is very much deserved,” Friars coach Ken...Read more »
Amanda Lewis has established herself as one of the top foil fencers in Suffolk County and will be looking to cap both a strong season and strong career at Saturday’s county championships.
Lewis came into the day with a 34-4 record (winning 89% of her bouts), went undefeated in nine different meets and won gold in foil at December’s Jeff Wolfe Holiday Tournament at Brentwood. The senior has...Read more »
Friends Academy had its best season in program history last year, capturing its first Long Island championship. And the team, this season, is 14-2 overall.
But within that record is five wins in which the Quakers had to come from behind, four games decided by four or fewer points, and in that, a reason for this group to believe it's more prepared than before for the postseason.
"We've...Read more »
Calhoun's Kayla Cappuzzo was named Gatorade New York girls soccer player of the year, the sports drink company announced Thursday.
The Northeastern-bound senior, Newsday's Nassau Player of the Year, finished with six goals and seven assists and helped lead Calhoun to the Class AA county championship game.
Cappuzzo is eligible for the Gatorade national girls soccer player of the year...Read more »
Teammates rushed onto the court with balloons. The home crowd made a commotion. Alex Cantwell, teary eyed, leaped into her arms.
Caroline Robertson had just drained a buzzer-beating three, creating a quick frenzy at North Shore on Tuesday.
And Robertson’s reaction, with a bemused expression, was “What’s going on?”
After all, it was only the first quarter. But the basket had given...Read more »
Expectations are high at Brentwood heading into the Suffolk County Fencing Championships, and the Indians boys will be one of the leading teams looking to end Ward Melville’s stranglehold on the county.
“I expect good things,” said Brentwood coach Mike Corona, looking ahead to the county tournament his school will host on Saturday. Corona said he anticipates at least a top-three finish for...Read more »
Joe Quinn is the type who doesn’t speak very much. The left wing lets his actions do the talking.
But it doesn’t go unnoticed by his teammates and Levittown-Hicksville coach Tom Carroll.
“We joke and say we have to put quarters in to make him talk,” Carroll said. “‘Where’s the slot?’ we ask him. He looks up and smiles at you.”
Quinn doesn’t take it personally and he’s been smiling...Read more »
Garden City, Long Beach and Jericho came in first place in their respective swimming divisions at the Nassau County Division Championships last Saturday.
In Division A, Garden City took home the crown.
Connor Brown finished first for Garden City in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle, and was among the winners in the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays.
Garden City finished the season...Read more »
The longstanding rivalry between two perennially strong programs Brentwood and Longwood added another chapter when the rivals squared off last Wednesday.
The Indians Jamie Rivas picked up a dramatic sudden victory pin over Longwood’s James Barton that clinched a 34-27 win that moved Brentwood to 5-1 in League I.
The rivalry has seen its fair share of historic wrestlers over the...Read more »
The Nassau gymnastics state qualifier, slated to be held today in Hicksville at 5 p.m., has been moved to tomorrow, Tuesday, same flippy place, same flippy hour.
Now that we've gotten that bit of housekeeping out of the way, here's a quick primer of what to expect when (if) the snow makes the roads passable on Tuesday.
As always, Bethpage and Plainview will likely have their fair share...Read more »