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As you may well know, every week, Newsday nominates the athletes of the week for each sport and puts them on a full page in the Sunday high school section.
There's like 10 of them. It's kinda hard to get on the list. So, since it takes me forever to make the nominations and it's dead quiet at Newsday HQ (What up, Good Friday), I thought I'd spend the time giving some (web) ink to the best...Read more »
When Davelle Hooks and Te'Korey Smith attack the glass, Freeport’s tough to beat.
It hasn’t happened as often as Red Devils coach Bob DeBonis would like, but on Tuesday, Hooks and Smith were relentless in their pursuit of the basketball.
That’s the main reason Freeport handed Farmingdale its first loss of the season in the Red Devils’ 49-44 home win in Conference I.
“We’re starting...Read more »
When Heather Forster hears Lady Blue Devils coach Mike Kaplan holler the play call from the sideline, Huntington’s forward knows it’s time to get going.
In the Lady Devils Basketball Invitational championship game Saturday at Freeport High School, Kaplan more often than not called out ‘Diamond’—Forster’s favorite formation.
“I was at the top of that,” said Forster, who at 6-1, is asked...Read more »
Taylor Calabrese can sense when Taylor Miller is going for a steal.
“I know how she plays,” said Calabrese, who is teammates with Miller on the Long Island Lightning in Amateur Athletic Association (AAU) girls’ basketball. “She’s hard to compete against.”
That was the sentiment shared by Calabrese and her Division teammates during the semifinals of the Lady Devils Basketball Invitational...Read more »
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....Read more »
Freeport is reaching into its rich football heritage this weekend.
The Red Devils are celebrating the 50th anniversary of its 1963 undefeated Rutgers Cup winning team with a reunion dinner at Frank’s Steakhouse in Rockville Centre on Friday night which will be attended by Freeport’s 1963 Thorp Award winner Guy Riccardi and at least 15 of his teammates and their wives.
Those players also...Read more »