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Nassau boys soccer postseason opening matchups

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

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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

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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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Three-way race for conference swimming title

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...

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Lauren 'Boogie' Brozoski commits to University of Michigan

Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski directs the offense

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Lauren "Boogie" Brozoski, the reigning Newsday Long Island Player of the year in Girls Basketball, has committed to play at the University of Michigan for the 2015-2016 season, she confirmed to Newsday via text.

Brozoski, a junior, led Long Island Lutheran to the state Federation Class A Championship last season while averaging nearly 20 points, six assists and two steals per game.

She...

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Big Win Alert: Locust Valley tops CSH

Locust Valley's Lindsay Bleistein during practice.

(Credit: Sandy Jozefowski)

Happy Birthday, Lindsay Bleistein!

She celebrated her 16th birthday on Tuesday by scoring the winner in overtime as Locust Valley upset Cold Spring Harbor, 1-0, in Nassau Conference I field hockey.

The Falcons have had a few impressive victories in recent years, but this one, given the teams' history, might take the cake.

“We had beaten them a couple times when I first started...

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