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When the Tewaaraton Award watch list was paired down to 25 last week, Duke attack Kerrin Maurer was stunned to see her name.
“It was a dream just to play in college, but I never thought I would make that list, let alone in my sophomore year,” the former St. Anthony’s star said of being a candidate for the award given to the NCAA lacrosse players of the year. “It’s a huge honor, but definitely...Read more »
Getting tired of CHSAA finals between St. Anthony’s and Chaminade? Too bad. The two rivals will go head-to-head in a championship match in a seventh varsity sport this season on Monday, when they square off in the CHSAA tennis final at Hofstra. St. Anthony’s, the No. 1 seed led by defending CHSAA singles champion John D'Alessandro, went undefeated in league play and knocked off No. 4 Kellenberg...Read more »
Dinner at the Fehrenbach house may have been a little awkward on Thursday night.
Earlier that day, father and daughter became three-hitter and the opposing manager trying to get her out. Daddy’s little girl came out victorious as Kayla Fehrenbach helped lead the Bethpage softball team to a 9-4 win over MacArthur, which is coached by her father Bobby Fehrenbach.
The two have played against...Read more »
Noel Lent is as versatile a player as there is on the Longwood softball team for coach Jackie Legnon. Not only does Lent hit for a high average as the starting shortstop, batting .462, with an on-base percentage of .483, a slugging percentage of .827 and an on-base plus slugging percentage of 1.310, but the senior also gets it done in the circle.
Lent is currently 5-1 and shares the pitching...Read more »
Welcome to another installment of Around the Diamond. Each week we’ll sit down with a local high school softball player and ask her a series of questions…some that relate to softball, some that don’t, and some that may even be slightly embarrassing.
If you'd like to be featured, e-mail me at email@example.com, or message me on Twitter at @mgavinjr, or just come talk to me at...Read more »
North Babylon clinched the League IV title for the second consecutvie season with its 5-2 win over Brentwood on Wednesday, earning back-to-back league championships in boys tennis for the first time in school history.
Zane Sidiqui, Lynus Fortaleza and Tyree Grimsley won the top three singles slots, respectively, as Fortaleza and Grimsley remained undefeated in league play for the second year...Read more »
Francesca Casalino, Half Hollow Hills West – Suffolk Player of the Week: The returning second-team All-Long Island pitcher (pictured) went 5-for-5 with three RBIs, while striking out 15 in a three-hitter during the Colts’ 11-1 win over Newfield. She then tied a career-high with 17 strikeouts, while allowing one run in a two-hitter in a 9-1 win over North Babylon.
Carina Zupa, Glen...Read more »
Yes, I went throwback with the Destiny's Child "Say My Name" for the title. Got a request for another Beyonce-themed subject line on this, so we'll rock with it for another week. As always, suggestions and nominations are welcome. Shoot me an email or tweet at @StephenHaynes4.
And here are the girls who made us, well, write their names.
Nadine Hadnagy, Farmingdale She had five...Read more »
1. Garden City (9-0)
2. Manhasset (8-2)
3. Farmingdale (8-1)
4. Wantagh (7-4)
5. Cold Spring Harbor (9-2)
6. Massapequa (5-4)
7. Long Beach (4-6)
8. Plainedge (5-5)
9. South Side (9-2)
10. Sacred Heart (5-7) On the fringe: Kellenberg (4-2), North Shore (5-7), Hicksville (8-2) and Locust Valley (7-4)...Read more »
THERE ARE THREE WEEKS LEFT TO THE REGULAR SEASON!
Sorry. Was I shouting? I was shouting. What I’m trying to say is that this season went blazing fast and I feel like I’ve gotten to write about 1/27thof the teams I wanted to see this year. Bosses willing, Stephen and I will be going on a glax tear in the coming days, so don’t be shy about coming up and saying hey. I’m the brunette...Read more »