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State basketball playoff schedule

Glenn huddles prior to their game against Brentwood

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Long Island will send three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams to the state tournament this weekend. Below is the full weekend schedule:

BOYS BASKETBALL (all games at Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, N.Y.)

Class AA: Brentwood vs. Green Tech, Saturday, March 15 at 2:15 p.m.

With a win, Brentwood would play the Jamestown/Union-Endicott winner in the final...

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Steven Schneider, other LIers have big day at LI Challenge

MacArthur's Steven Schneider won his match against Jericho's

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Though Sachem East walked away victorious yesterday at the Long Island Challenge there were wrestlers from the other teams that had very successful days.

Chief among them was MacArthur’s Steven Schneider. A senior, Schneider is the defending Nassau County champion at 160 pounds and finished second in New York State last season.

“I knew the Long Island Challenge was going to be a tough...

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Noteworthy performances highlight early start to boys hoops season

St. Dominic's Mark Flynn controls the ball against

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It's early in the Private, Independent and Catholic boys basketball season, but it's always good to keep an eye on who's off to a really good start.

St. Anthony’s, St. Dominic, Kellenberg, Holy Trinity, Our Savior New American, Long Island Lutheran and Lawrence Woodmere Academy are several standout teams.

All last played this past weekend and came away victorious. Lawrence Woodmere Academy...

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Harris keys Hills West in conference opener

Half Holllow Hills West's Terry Harris (no. 5)

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Senior swingman Terry Harris scored 35 points to lead Half Hollow Hills West in their League IV opener at Kings Park.

Hills West head coach Bill Mitaritonna said Harris "shot exceptionally well," and "carried" the team to victory.

The visitors took a 16-4 lead during the first quarter, thanks in large part to their defense.

"The defense set the tone,"...

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Boys and girls volleyball Long Island championship schedules

Sachem East setter Michael Barfield sets the ball

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The Long Island championship match ups are set for this weekend.

Girls Long Island championships

Class AA: No. 1 Smithtown East (17-0) vs. No. 1 Massapequa (15-0), Saturday, November 9, 6:30 pm, St. Joseph’s College

Class A: No. 1 Kings Park (20-0) vs. No. 1 Long Beach (16-1), Saturday, 11/9, 4 pm, St. Joseph’s College

Class B: No. 1 Seaford (13-2) vs. No. 1 Glenn (13-0),...

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Lauren 'Boogie' Brozoski commits to University of Michigan

Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski directs the offense

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Lauren "Boogie" Brozoski, the reigning Newsday Long Island Player of the year in Girls Basketball, has committed to play at the University of Michigan for the 2015-2016 season, she confirmed to Newsday via text.

Brozoski, a junior, led Long Island Lutheran to the state Federation Class A Championship last season while averaging nearly 20 points, six assists and two steals per game.

She...

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