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Chaminade standout midfielder Sam Bonafede was asked Friday afternoon, the day before the season opener against Ward Melville, who the Flyers' starting goalie would be.
He didn’t know for sure.
“It could be one of four guys,” Bonafede said. “But that’s because they’re all pretty good.”
Matt Isnardi proved how good he is on Saturday. The senior goalie, who was behind Dan Fowler...Read more »
Pat McCormick likes to call Brian Lang the “X-factor.”
"That's the best way to describe him," McCormick said of his new Hicksville lacrosse teammate. "He could do a lot on the field. That's why he's going to Ohio State. He could be one of the best middies in the conference this season, if not the county."
Several coaches from top teams in Nassau have said the same.
And Lang didn’t...Read more »
Brian Cannon wants to be remembered after this season as one of the best lacrosse players to graduate from Northport.
And there’s a specific way the senior attacker would like to achieve that.
“Northport has not won a county championship in a while,” Cannon said. “It’s all about helping the team get to that goal. And by doing well as a team, I think after that, my own individual success...Read more »
If James Sullivan is even half as good at racking up points as he is at taking faceoffs, Garden City might be in for another special season.
Actually, considering Sullivan’s mark of nearly 75 percent at the faceoff “X” last season, a shooting percentage of less than half of that would be fine, he said.
The junior, who has served as the team’s faceoff specialist since eighth grade, is...Read more »
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...Read more »
Things are a lot different now for Sachem North’s Katie Michta. Last year, the senior was sitting on the sideline, nursing a heel injury that wiped out most of her winter season. This year, she’s made up for that lost time in a big way.
Two weeks after winning the New York State 1,500 meter race walk championship, Michta finished second in the one mile race walk at the New Balance Indoor Nationals,...Read more »
Long Island will send three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams to the state tournament this weekend. Below is the full weekend schedule:
BOYS BASKETBALL (all games at Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, N.Y.)
Class AA: Brentwood vs. Green Tech, Saturday, March 15 at 2:15 p.m.
With a win, Brentwood would play the Jamestown/Union-Endicott winner in the final...Read more »
The announcement came a little prematurely. After word of Matt Brisson's intent to retire after this season hit the Internet and spread quickly Friday morning, the coach discussed it with his team.
After 30 years of teaching health and physical education at Sachem East, and a sparkling decade of coaching its girls basketball team, Brisson had decided to call it a career.
The timing of...Read more »
Introducing the newest member of the Lady Dalers…
As the lacrosse season begins and Farmingdale looks to defend its state championship, the Dalers last Friday added to their roster a courageous young dynamo.
It matters not that Cailin is only in the sixth grade. Or that she has cerebral palsy.
“She’ll be welcomed as a member of the team,” defender Samantha...Read more »
Long Island's top senior fencers donned their masks and armor, picked up their weapons, and fenced for the final times in their high school careers on Wednesday night.
The Suffolk boys defeated the Nassau boys, 23-4, and the Suffolk girls won, 19-8, at the Exceptional Seniors Meet at Half Hollow Hills East, but for the participants, the results were ancillary to the opportunity to bond with...Read more »