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If you haven’t heard by now, St. John the Baptist had a dramatic, steak snappin’ 2-1 win over Kellenberg on Friday. It was a playoff atmosphere and also the best played game I’ve seen so far this season, on both sides. Couldn’t fit all of the postgame reaction in the story itself, so we’ll post it here for your viewing pleasure…
KELLENBERG COACH KEN CONRADE
On the loss: “St. John’splayed...Read more »
In this week's player profile post, we present....
St. John the Baptist midfielder/attack Morgan Jaycox
The junior has helped lead her team to back-to-back CHSAA Class AA semifinals appearances and has been among Long Island’s top scorers. Last season, Jaycox racked up 106 points (55...Read more »
St. John the Baptist sure didn’t play like a fatigued team without its best player Thursday.
Without Tim Nowak (injured) and playing for the fifth time in seven days, SJB defeated host St. Mary’s, 8-2, in a CHSAA boys lacrosse game. Filling the void left by Nowak, who coach Larry Collins describes as the quarterback of the offense, Christian Turri racked up three goals and an assist.
“Turri...Read more »
St. Mary's, St. Anthony's and St. John the Baptist are the three Long Island teams in the CHSAA AA state girls basketball tournament, starting Wednesday. Semifinal games are Friday at St. John Villa at 5:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The championship game will be Saturday at Cardinal Spellman at 7 p.m.
Here are Wednesday's quarterfinal match-ups:
(1) Bishop Ford vs. (8) St. John the Baptist,...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 »
St. John the Baptist looks like it’s turning its season into one of those "worst to first" stories in the Suffolk high school hockey league. St. John won just a single game in the 2010-2011 season, and flirted with .500 last year to earn the last playoff spot in Suffolk. This season, though, the Cougars are off to a hot start at 8-1 and sit in second place behind Half Hollow Hills...Read more »
The high school football season might be in the record books, but it's not officially over until we reveal how you voted in our "Pick the LICs and CHSFL championships" gallery.
So without further ado, here are the final results (for the purposes of this chart, "Team 1" refers to the first team listed under the "Game" column, while "Team 2"...Read more »