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Some teams have one standout player. Others have two. But rarely, a trio emerges amongst a varsity squad. For Manhasset's boys swimming team, sophomore Connor Beil and juniors Sean Earley and Jeff McNeary are on their coach's radar this season.
"They all continue to improve each year," coach Matt McGrane said.
McNeary finished first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of...Read more »
Garden City, Bellmore-Merrick and Manhasset are all in the mix for the Nassau Conference I girls swimming championship this week.
For Manhasset coach Matt McGrane, the key for the future title holder is this: "How do you hold up?"
Manhasset (4-1) will find out when it hosts Garden City (5-0) Tuesday night at Great Neck North.
“When you’re in a meet like this, of this...Read more »
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...Read more »
A similar - though condensed - version of this will run in tomorrow's paper, but for the folks who are here in Cortland now or on the way and won't get the paper, you can get a preview of the preview now.
NOTE: Laura and I will be covering all the games and providing updates, stats, pictures and commentary during each. If you can't make it to Cortland - heck, even if you're there - follow...Read more »
During practices, the Manhasset boys lacrosse team is always talking about one more.
One more pass, that is, to the guy who is slightly more open and closer to the crease than the one with the ball in his stick at the time. One more instance of unselfish play on offense in an effort to produce one more win.
“It symbolizes the greater good of the team,” said captain Mike Fahey, who leads...Read more »
As it turns out, Garden City is still… Garden City.
Junior Haley O’Hanlon scored a career-high four goals, including the winner in overtime, as Garden City edged rival Manhasset, 10-9, on Thursday in Conference I girls lacrosse.
O’Hanlon’s goal with 14 seconds left in the first overtime gave the Trojans a 10-8 lead before Manhasset’s Natalie Stefan scored with 1:43 remaining in the second...Read more »
Nassau boys lacrosse top performers for the period April 2-8
1. Jake Brown, Long Beach
With his team down 4-2 at halftime last Friday against Oceanside, Brown, a defenseman, became very offensively-minded and decided to run an idea by his head coach.
“I noticed their faceoff guy was only in for that initial play and then ran off the field,” Brown said. “I knew we needed to figure...Read more »
We’re gonna try a couple new things this season to add some more flavor to the blog. One of the new additions will be the Player Profile posts. These will be Q&A style write-ups for the purpose of getting a quick glimpse at the people behind the goggles (and goalie masks).
I will readily admit that this idea was stolen from Mike Gavin’s softball blog. But, hey, since softball had it, we...Read more »