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Nassau boys soccer postseason opening matchups

Massapequa's Brandon Merklin, left, heads a ball away

(Credit: James Escher)

Four outbracket games kicked off the 2013 Nassau boys' soccer postseason Thursday, featuring Class A wins by Sewanhaka, Lynbrook, Floral Park and Clarke.

All opening round Class A games take place on Oct. 25, as top-seeded Wantagh hosts No. 16 Clarke at 2:30 p.m.

Bethpage, the fifth seed, will host No. 12 Island Trees at 3:30 p.m. Sewanhaka, at No. 13, heads to No. 4 Southside at 7 p.m....

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Port Washington's Jamel Ramsay named Jets high school coach of the week

Port Washington running back Michael Gennusa runs the

(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Port Washington football coach Jamel Ramsay earned the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week Award on Tuesday after the Vikings improved to 6-0 with a 21-7 win over Nassau Conference V rival Roslyn last Saturday.

The award, in its 18th year, is presented each week to a coach in the tri-state area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound fundamentals, the...

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Port Washington wins tennis county championship

Port Washington's Lauren Livingston during her match against

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

The Port Washington girls tennis team won the Nassau County Championship Friday afternoon, defeating Manhasset, 4-3.

Emma Rosenberg and Syd Levy defeated Caitlin Gleason and Liz Arenare, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, in second doubles to clinch the title.

Port Washington (11-4) advanced to the Long Island Championship (opponent, time and date yet to be determined) for the first time since 2008. Manhasset...

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Florez, Friends finding offense in time

Friends Academy's Alexa Landow

(Credit: James Escher)

When Juliane Florez exploded for five goals on Wednesday, it was difficult to determine who was more excited about the accomplishment: Florez, who more than doubled her previous best output? Or the Friends Academy field hockey team, which was simply happy to see a large number on the scoreboard?

Florez, a junior, had a career high in goals and led Friends to a 7-2 win over host Port Washington....

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Port Washington's Unity Day

Port Washington field hockey team (Oct. 9, 2013)

(Credit: Stephen Haynes)

Athletes in orange high socks and the field hockey players with orange hair ribbons, and even orange programs were distributed at Port Washington on Wednesday.

Orange is not the Vikings’ usual team color.

But it was yesterday. Schreiber High School was among the seven institutes in the Port Washington district to participate in “Unity Day,” a nationwide campaign that seeks to raise awareness...

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