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Bob Herzog

Bob Herzog has worked in the sports department at Newsday since 1976. He has covered baseball, football and college basketball.

He has edited and written for several award-winning Newsday special sections on baseball, football and Long Island sports history.

Herzog grew up on Long Island, graduated from Commack High School where he was co-captain of the baseball team, and received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University.

Brianna Doran helps Lindenhurst advance

Lindenhurst's Ashley Claud leaps atop a pile of

Lindenhurst's Ashley Claud leaps atop a pile of celebrating teammates after their 1-0 win over Huntington in a Suffolk Class AA girls soccer quarterfinal on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (Credit: James Escher)

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Brian Haeffner's 118 yards, two touchdowns lead Garden City

Garden City's James Sullivan (#30) runs the ball
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Garden City's James Sullivan (#30) runs the ball during a game against Mepham on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.(Credit: Enrique C. Mendez)

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Hofmann-to-Palmeri TD pass wins it for Lindenhurst

Lindenhurst's Ryan Hofmann looks to pass against Sachem
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Lindenhurst's Ryan Hofmann looks to pass against Sachem East on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.(Credit: Bob Sorensen)

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Chase Gurcan leads way as St. Anthony's clinches No. 2 seed in playoffs with win

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St. Anthony's forward Chase Gurcan is pursued by St. John the Baptist defender Aaron Klag on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.(Credit: Steven Ryan)

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Joe Marcino, started Wantagh High School football program, coached Freeport, dies at 91

Joe Marcino, 91, who started the Wantagh High

Joe Marcino, 91, who started the Wantagh High School football program and was its first varsity coach in 1954.

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