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When St. Anthony’s faced Paul VI Catholic on Sunday, coach Ken Parham hadn’t told his team much about its opponent. The Friars, going in, weren’t made aware that they were facing a team ranked fifth in the country; a Virginia girls basketball powerhouse that boasts players committed to Division I colleges.
“We were down 16-11 after the first quarter, and then down 12 at the half,” Parham said....Read more »
It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.
That’s the approach coach Jeff Stelmok is preaching to his St. Anthony's hockey club this early in the season.
St. Anthony’s (2-2-1), the four-time defending CHSHL ‘A’ Division champions, isn’t off to the best of starts. Yet, Stelmok doesn’t want anyone to be discouraged.
“It’s a matter of us sticking to our game plan, running it, and...Read more »
Carle Place forward Dylan Klein and St. Anthony’s midfielder Justin Carfora were named All-Americans on Monday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. They were the only two players from Long Island selected.
Carfora’s overall play helped St. Anthony’s win a CHSAA state championship, the boys soccer program’s first since 2008.
“At this point in his playing career, he is...Read more »
Yet to drop a game to a league opponent all season, St. Anthony’s girls volleyball found itself trailing 15-7 to Kellenberg on Tuesday evening in the first game of the CHSAA championship match.
Coach Donna Newman called timeout, hoping to stem the momentum. It worked, as St. Anthony’s (16-0) rallied in the game and completed a 3-0 sweep to advance to the state championship on Saturday at St....Read more »
Melissa Bischoff, Kylie Danin, Aileen Fitzpatrick and LeeAnn Santore don't take it for granted that each is a member of the St. Anthony's girls swimming program.
"They know how special it is to be on this team," Friars coach Dan McBride said. "Not everyone gets a chance to wear the black and gold."
Bischoff, Danin, Fitzpatrick and Santore are wearing those colors...Read more »
Two doubles pairs from Long Island placed at the CHSAA individual tennis championships last weekend to qualify for the state championships, which will be held in Latham from Nov. 2-4.
Cate Soccodato and Tori Courtney of Our Lady of Mercy, and Britany Coscio and Asia Taylor of St. Anthony’s occupied the first and second doubles slots, respectively. The rest of the results are listed below.
First...Read more »
The magnitude of the moment was combined with the age of the player involved to develop a new nickname.
'It’s an honor to be called that," Skylar Vitiello said with a laugh.
That was the nickname teammates bestowed upon Vitiello, the only sophomore on the Massapequa girls soccer team, after she scored the winning goal in Massapequa's 1-0 win over St. Anthony’s...Read more »
Northport made an early statement this weekend at the Villa Bears Running Classic at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The Tigers not only won the overall race, which featured schools from all over the state, but they also topped St. Anthony's, Sacred Heart and Kellenberg in the process. "A win in the first race is always nice," coach Eric Visconti said. "St. Anthony's and Monroe Woodbury...Read more »
The newly appointed captains of the St. Anthony's boys soccer team, seniors Justin Carfora and Nick Cestaro, have had no trouble motivating the bunch for the upcoming season.
"All we have to do is remind them of last year and the terrible feeling we had walking off the field after losing," Carfora said.
Carfora and Cestaro were on last year's team, which...Read more »
Don’t bother telling St. John the Baptist football players that their aspirations are too high. No one will even pretend to hear you.
Reaching the CHSFL AA title game last season was a significant accomplishment for the Cougars, given the team had been competing at the A level since before Keith Schweers took over as head coach seven seasons ago, and while progressing, still hadn’t been to...Read more »