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Manhasset salvages Plainedge series with Game 3 win

David Spampinato was getting frustrated with his at-bats. He said he was seeing the ball well all day, he just wasn’t able to put it in play.

When Spampinato finally did put it in play Thursday, it turned out to be the biggest hit for Manhasset in its 6-3 home win over Plainedge in League A-II.

Spampinato’s two-run single in the bottom of the sixth helped the Indians regain the lead...

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Manhasset brings home first state hockey championship

The Manhasset boys hockey team poses after winning

(Credit: Paul Becker)

It was a goal Matthew Cecchini will never forget -- ever.

After all, it put Manhasset in position to win its first state hockey title in the Mixed Open/Division.

“I was able to get a shot on net from the top of the circle, and to see it go in was an amazing feeling,'' said Cecchini, who scored 30 seconds into overtime to give the Indians  a 7-6 state semifinal victory over Jamestown...

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Talented trio leads Manhasset swimming

Some teams have one standout player. Others have two. But rarely, a trio emerges amongst a varsity squad. For Manhasset's boys swimming team, sophomore Connor Beil and juniors Sean Earley and Jeff McNeary are on their coach's radar this season.

"They all continue to improve each year," coach Matt McGrane said.

McNeary finished first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of...

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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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Port Washington wins tennis county championship

Port Washington's Lauren Livingston during her match against

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

The Port Washington girls tennis team won the Nassau County Championship Friday afternoon, defeating Manhasset, 4-3.

Emma Rosenberg and Syd Levy defeated Caitlin Gleason and Liz Arenare, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, in second doubles to clinch the title.

Port Washington (11-4) advanced to the Long Island Championship (opponent, time and date yet to be determined) for the first time since 2008. Manhasset...

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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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