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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 »
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 »
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 »
Dear Hannah Burnett, <Hi-five> That is all. Sincerely, Newsday High School Sports (Can you guess the leading item in Girls Who Runs This World?) Hannah Burnett, Huntington – The numbers…oh, the numbers. Burnett had five goals and seven assists against Bellport, six goals and two assists against Kings Park and five goals and two assists against...Read more »
Ok, it wasn't that much of an upset, considering we're dealing with the Suffolk Class B champs, here. But you have to admit ESM's prospects weren't looking good after this past month. Want proof?
March 22: Sayville beats Class A powerhouse Ward Melville. The entire girls lacrosse collective goes, 'oh, snap.'
April 13: Sayville manhandles Class C state champion Shoreham-Wading River,...Read more »
Some shakeup in our rankings this week after Ward Melville belted Smithtown West on Monday, 13-4. West Islip isn’t done yet, either, as its 7-6 comeback victory over previously unbeaten Northport demonstrated. Sayville also suffered its first loss last week and has a big game at Comswewogue on Thursday night.
Zog's Top 10
1. Ward Melville (7-0)
2. Smithtown West (7-1)
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Howdy, lacrosse peoples. I’m going to be out an about covering a boys lacrosse game tomorrow (It doesn’t mean anything! You’re still my main squeeze, girls lacrosse)…so I’m getting a head start on Girls Who Run This World. That’s right: A Special Friday Night Hopped up and Coffee and Imitation Twinkies Edition (it’s a glamorous life we lead). But wait, you say. What about Saturday’s greatness?...Read more »
Bellport baseball coach Bill Batewell has been a winner wherever he’s gone. Between the 30 years he spent at Sachem and the last six at the helm at Bellport, Batewell has now won 500 career games after the Clippers beat West Babylon, 6-1, Thursday, making Batewell the sixth baseball coach in Suffolk history to reach the 500-win mark. But Batewell feels he still has more winning to do. “At Sachem...Read more »
You can’t put a price on earning the respect of your opponents and piers. Hauppauge’s Julie Williams and Herricks’ Alison Ricchiuti were happy to learn that this season. Section XI coaches named Williams its Suffolk player of the year and Section VIII coaches declared Ricchiuti its Nassau player of the year, earning both senior girls basketball stars the highest honor either county has to offer....Read more »