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Getting tired of CHSAA finals between St. Anthony’s and Chaminade? Too bad. The two rivals will go head-to-head in a championship match in a seventh varsity sport this season on Monday, when they square off in the CHSAA tennis final at Hofstra. St. Anthony’s, the No. 1 seed led by defending CHSAA singles champion John D'Alessandro, went undefeated in league play and knocked off No. 4 Kellenberg...Read more »
The success of any hockey team starts with the goaltender, and for St. Anthony's this season, Daniel Peterson was no exception.
Just try telling that to him.
The senior netminder went 10-1-1 allowing just 13 goals in 12 regular season games with four shutouts, and continued to shut teams down throughout the CHSHL playoffs as he led the Friars to a second consecutive league championship.
But...Read more »
High school hockey fans, the rumors are true.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, Long Island public high school hockey will have a true No. 1 team.
On March 23, the recently crowned Suffolk champs Connetquot-Sayville will cross the county boarder westward to take on Nassau’s Michelino champs East Williston-Jericho for a Long Island championship game hosted by the Town of Oyster Bay...Read more »
For Connetquot-Sayville, the third time was the charm.
Having finished second in the Suffolk County High School Hockey League in each of the last two seasons, the T-Birds finally came through in the championship series and earned a league title, shutting out Smithtown-Hauppauge at the Rinx in Hauppauge, 3-0, on Wednesday to sweep the best-of-three series.
“For three years we’ve been...Read more »
In a rematch of last season's Suffolk County High School Hockey League finals, No. 1 Connetquot-Sayville took the first step toward avenging last year's defeat, beating No. 2 Smithtown-Hauppauge, 5-2, in Game 1 of the best-of-three championship series, Monday at the RInx in Hauppauge.
Brandon Gennarelli scored two goals as the T-Birds never trailed. Connetquot-Sayville led 2-0 after the first...Read more »
It was a crazy Sunday in Nassau hockey.
In the one-game elimination semifinal round, No. 3 Massapequa shocked No. 2 Long Beach, 3-2, to reach the Michelino Division final, while No. 3 Oceanside upset No. 2 Levittown-Island Trees, 5-4, to advance to the Liberty Division final.
Both top seeds in Michelino and Liberty also advanced, as No. 1 East Williston-Jericho shutout No. 4 Bellmore-Merrick,...Read more »
Connetquot-Sayville and Smithtown-Hauppauge are usually rivals on the ice, but Monday some of their best players joined forces to help lead the Suffolk all-stars over the Hudson Valley all-stars in a come-from-behind 3-1 victory in Newburgh.
With the game tied at one early in the third period, Connetquot-Sayville’s P.J. Dimartino scored off assists from Smithtown-Hauppauge’s Daniel Nelson...Read more »
And just like that, the Bulls rushed to the top.
Smithtown-Hauppauge hockey, which is near the end of a grueling stretch of six games in 11 days to open the second half of the season, jumped from fourth place to first in Suffolk by winning the first five of those games—including four victories over the three teams that were ahead of them in the standings.
The Bulls (28 points) beat then...Read more »
Smithtown-Hauppauge hockey doesn't have much time to ease into the New Year as it tries to repeat as league champion, but the Bulls are poised to make a midseason charge.
Smithtown-Hauppauge, which sits fourth in the Suffolk standings, opens the second half of the season with six games in the next 11 days, beginning Sunday night against first-place Half Hollow Hills. After that, the Bulls...Read more »
“The accolades and awards will continue to be heaped upon superstar Katie Trombetta, and she deserves them all.” – Stephen J. Haynes
In news that will surprise few – few who? – Katie Trombetta today was named an All-American for the second time by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. The Sachem East midfielder was among 16 girls from around the country bestowed first-team honors.
The...Read more »