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Bulls win second SCHSHL championship behind co-MVPs

The Smithtown-Hauppauge boys hockey team celebrates its SCHSHL

(Credit: Vincent Granice)

Tom DeRosa knows the feeling of getting to the finals and not winning it all. It happened last season for the Smithtown-Hauppauge goaltender.

So when it was time to get ready for his senior season this year, DeRosa decided to take on more of a leadership role and help the younger guys.

“You don’t realize how long of a season it is,” said DeRosa, who was named an assistant captain. “If...

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Girls Lacrosse State Tournamnet Preview

Manhasset's Kathryn Hallet celebrates with teammate Natalie Stefan.

(Credit: Steven Ryan)

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...

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Sayville's Burke places third in State Championship

Since he joined the golf team as a seventh-grader, Sayville junior Kyle Burke would set a goal for himself at the beginning of every year. It started with looking to qualify for the county tournament then grew to qualifying for the state tournament, and now before this season he aimed to win the state championship.

Burke may not have achieved his goal for this year but he came very close,...

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Long Island baseball championship schedule

Wheatley's Matt Rothstein delivers a pitch during a

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

We’re down to one team remaining from each classification in each county. There will be six games Monday and Tuesday that will decide which teams move on in the state tournament. The winners of Monday’s ‘B’ and ‘C’ games will have to win a second game on Tuesday to advance to the state semis. The winners of the ‘A’ and ‘AA’ games on Tuesday move into the state semifinals in Binghamton on Saturday.

Monday,...

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