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Massapequa girls volleyball is back in a familiar place.
Undefeated in Conference I and the No. 1 seed in Class AA once again, the Chiefs begin their quest for a 14th straight Nassau County championship today against East Meadow.
After graduating seven seniors each of the last two years the Chiefs had to rely on many new faces this year. The results were constant.
“Expectations...Read more »
Five Long Island high school seniors are among 20 state finalists in New York for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, which is given annually to one male and one female student for excellence in athletics, academics and community leadership. Carolyn Carrera from Riverhead High School, Erin Neville (Commack), Kathleen Ford (South Side), Darren Davy (West Hempstead) and Brian Keohane (Mepham) are...Read more »
Huntington boys soccer coach John Pagano called it one of the biggest wins in the program's history.
Ricky Velasquez, a junior forward, scored the winner unassisted with 15 minutes left from about 25 yards out as No. 15 Huntington upset No. 2 Half Hollow Hills West Tuesday afternoon, 1-0, in a Suffolk Class AA first-round playoff game. Lee Reiver had 11 saves in the shutout, including a few...Read more »
It’s likely the biggest surprise of the season in Suffolk high school boys soccer, and the Central Islip team is hopeful the revelation continues beyond Tuesday afternoon.
For the first time since 1994, according to head coach Johnny Velez, Central Islip won a league title when it clinched the top spot in League II earlier this month. The Musketeers (12-2), a team that hadn’t made the playoffs...Read more »
Half Hollow Hills, Connetquot and Harborfields know the team to beat in Suffolk girls swimming year after year is Ward Melville, winner of the past 21 county titles.
As each team prepares for its respective league championship meet this week, Half Hollow Hills, Connetquot and Harborfields have put together quality seasons.
Half Hollow Hills (6-1) placed second in League I behind Ward...Read more »
Bethpage head coach Chrissy Bennett knew she had a talented group of sophomores two seasons ago.
Blending in with four seniors, Greg Gerber, Stephen DiSalvo, Dennis Costa and Tommy Fraher helped lead Bethpage to an 8-7 record and a playoff berth.
Graduation left a large hole in the lineup and resulted in Bethpage finishing 1-11 last season. But through it all Bennett never wavered in...Read more »
Every Ward Melville team goal comes together when the girls meet their individual goals. That’s how coach Chris Gordon simplifies things for his Patriots swimming program year after year and it continues to work. Ward Melville (5-0 League I, 7-0 overall) returns to the postseason in search of its 22nd consecutive county title, as it prepares for the League I championship meet, held at 4:30 p.m....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 »
With goals from six different players Wednesday afternoon, Brentwood defeated Floyd, 6-0, to capture the League I title in the last game of the regular season.
It’s Brentwood’s eighth League I title since 2003, but "this one in particular was really special because we were so young and we didn't know if we had enough," longtime coach Ron Eden said.
Having a talented young team...Read more »
Comsewogue junior James Thristino broke the school's record for most goals scored in a single season last night when he scored his 27th in the first half of a League V game at home against Harborfields.
Yet because Comsewogue (9-3) lost, 2-1, Thristino was left with an awkward feeling.
"It's really great to have the record, but I wish we could have won but Harborfields played very...Read more »