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Chaminade is CHSAA boys golf champion again.
The Flyers completed the program's second straight unbeaten season, going 12-0 in league play and 13-0 overall. It is also the team's sixth league title in seven years.
Chaminade also captured the league postseason title with a victory in Tuesday's CHSAA championships.
"The whole team just came together and played well to take home the...Read more »
Both the Long Island and state championship boys lacrosse will stream live on MSG Varsity's website and app this year. Several of the county championships will, too.
Games will also be available on Channel 614 as well after their completion. Replays of select games will air on Channel 414.
Tuesday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. Nassau Class C semifinal #1
Tuesday, May 20 at 8 p.m. Nassau...Read more »
Chaminade standout midfielder Sam Bonafede was asked Friday afternoon, the day before the season opener against Ward Melville, who the Flyers' starting goalie would be.
He didn’t know for sure.
“It could be one of four guys,” Bonafede said. “But that’s because they’re all pretty good.”
Matt Isnardi proved how good he is on Saturday. The senior goalie, who was behind Dan Fowler...Read more »
When the Friars had their backs against the wall, that was when they were at their best.
Down a game in the postseason, just bounce back and win the next two.
That’s how the St. Anthony’s hockey team captured its fifth consecutive CHSAA championship when it beat Monsignor Farrell, 4-1, in Game 3 of its best-of-three series.
“We put ourselves in a situation where we had no...Read more »
After closing out the season 7-1 and placing second in the CHSAA championship meet, Chaminade swimming coach Angelo Pellicone is looking forward to bringing his group up to the state championship meet in Webster.
One word applies to Chaminade’s swimming squad: depth.
“Depth is critical for a team’s success because in a meet you can out score an opponent without any first place finishes,”...Read more »
Chaminade’s Connor Watson entered the season motivated by his loss in the 2013 CHSAA state finals.
Kellenberg’s Jason Javier entered the season with high aspirations but less experience on the big stage.
Both reached their goal on Sunday as the best of the best convened at Chaminade for the CHSAA state championship.
“It’s really all about mental toughness because a lot of these...Read more »
It’s been a grand season of boys basketball for St. John the Baptist, as both of the Cougars’ top players – Tavon Ginyard and Kyle Williams -- crossed the 1,000-point barrier.
Ginyard, a 5-9 junior guard, achieved the milestone on Feb. 7 in a victory over Chaminade. Ginyard wears No. 3 and that’s appropriate as he is Long Island’s top three-point shooter this season with 74. He also leads...Read more »
CHSAA League Tournament -- At Holy Trinity
99 – Brian Kelly (SA) pinned Anthony Bartolotta (K), 1:05.
106 – Jason Javier (K) dec. Andrew Hotton (C), 15-4.
113 – John Twomey (SA) dec. Jonathan Krumholz (SJB), tf, 16-0.
120 – Benjamin Lamantia (SA) dec. Josh Newman (K), tf, 18-2.
126 – Joe Russ (SA) dec. Christian Briody (C), 9-1.
132 – Kevin Jackson (SA) dec. Marshall...Read more »
Earlier this season, Kellenberg boys basketball coach Jack McCutcheon asked Long Beach coach T.J. Burke how his team was doing.
The reason McCutcheon was reaching out to Burke was because the Marines had been through a lot with superstorm Sandy.
“I told him we got the gym back at Long Beach and we got new uniforms,” Burke said. “But that was about it.”
McCutcheon and the Firebirds...Read more »
When St. John the Baptist and Smithtown-Hauppauge take the ice, the game plan is to play fast. There’s no in-between.
And it’s worked.
The Cougars are in first place at 14-2-1-1 with 30 points and Smithtown-Hauppauge is right behind them in second place (14-3-0-1) with 29 points in the Suffolk County High School Hockey League.
“Smithtown is going to give us our biggest challenge...Read more »