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It's no secret that Allison and John Pfeffer, the married brain trust behind Bay Shore lacrosse, have ong been considered trailblazers in the sport, but Thursday, their status as Long Island icons received just the tiniest boost.
The duo, piloting a team that is now 13-1 and a favorite in Suffolk Division I, won their 300th game in a 19-4 win over Floyd Thursday. Let's hear what they have...Read more »
Andrew Lapreziosa of Smithtown West was the fastest. R.J. Foster of Riverhead leaped the highest. Thomas Reed of Deer Park leaped the farthest. Josh Devlin of West Islip was the strongest.
Those were among the highlights last Sunday at the 10th Blue Chip Prospects/Suffolk County Football Coaches Association combine held in morning and afternoon sessions at Sachem North.
The best all-around...Read more »
Just get a little better every day.
That’s been the motto for the Bellmore JFK softball team. Add up all those daily increments of improvement, and you’ll find that they are certainly a lot better than they were last season.
The Cougars went from missing the playoffs by one game last season to winning the Conference AA-II championship with a 12-2 record this season.
That...Read more »
As sure-handed as Francesca Casalino is in the circle for the Half Hollow Hills West softball team, the junior right-hander is as well spoken and professional off it.
In her third varsity season, Casalino is one of the main reasons the Colts (12-4) are right at the top of the League IV standings with Hauppauge (12-3) and Riverhead (12-4).
Entering the League IV Deer Park game May 7,...Read more »
Conference titles and playoff spots are still up for grabs in Suffolk. Here are some of the best performances in the County in the second to last series of the season. The list is full of the usual suspects and a few players who have flown under the radar this season.
Casey Baker, Connetquot
Baker hit two home runs in a 6-4 League II win over Lindenhurst on April 30 and pitched a complete...Read more »
The final week of conference play is upon us. As teams continue to jockey for playoff seeding and spots we look at the players who made a huge impact on their teams second to last series of the seasons during the week of April 29-May 5.
Alec Chiappone, Locust Valley
Chiappone keyed Locust Valley’s two wins over BC-I rival Wheatley – he scored the winning run in the top of the sixth of...Read more »
Getting tired of CHSAA finals between St. Anthony’s and Chaminade? Too bad. The two rivals will go head-to-head in a championship match in a seventh varsity sport this season on Monday, when they square off in the CHSAA tennis final at Hofstra. St. Anthony’s, the No. 1 seed led by defending CHSAA singles champion John D'Alessandro, went undefeated in league play and knocked off No. 4 Kellenberg...Read more »
Noel Lent is as versatile a player as there is on the Longwood softball team for coach Jackie Legnon. Not only does Lent hit for a high average as the starting shortstop, batting .462, with an on-base percentage of .483, a slugging percentage of .827 and an on-base plus slugging percentage of 1.310, but the senior also gets it done in the circle.
Lent is currently 5-1 and shares the pitching...Read more »
St. Anthony’s basketball star Charise Wilson verbally committed to Northeastern University today, according to Friars coach Ken Parham.
The junior helped lead St. Anthony’s to a third straight league title and another appearance in the CHSAA state tournament. Wilson, a 5-5 point guard, transferred from North Babylon during her sophomore year in 2011 and sat out the remainder of that season....Read more »
Call it “Extreme Makeover: Massapequa Softball Edition.”
Yes, things they are a changin’ in Massapequa. The batting order has been shuffled and the fielders have been shifted.
“Everyone seems to be focused on playing their part and doing the best they can in their role,” said Massapequa coach Steve Donovan. “You really need the whole team to buy into what your trying to do and...Read more »