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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 »
Savanna Juengerkes helped her sister Vanessa in a big way during Islip’s League V/VI crossover softball game against Sayville on Monday at Wing Elementary School.
Already leading 2-0, courtesy of Leslie Aubel’s two-run base hit in the bottom of the second inning, Savanna delivered a grand slam in the third off junior lefthander Julia Simpson to break the game open.
A six-run lead at...Read more »
Another week, another spectacular batch of... spectacular. We present to you the Nassau girls lacrosse athletes of the week. (New song-pun title for these posts pending.)
And, as always, send any nominations or suggestions via email or @StephenHaynes4.
Caroline Finnen, Holy Trinity The junior scored a career-high nine goals and had an assist, leading the Titans in a 22-17 win over Mineola...Read more »
Smithtown High School Athletic Director Pat Smith had important news to tell Smithtown West softball coach Dave Miller early Saturday morning, prior to the Bulls' League III/IV home crossover ball game against Copiague.
"He called to inform me that there was a leak in the roof of the baseball/softball storage room," Miller said. "All my equipment was damaged and he said they...Read more »
Things have gone according to plan for 7-0 Kellenberg this season, even though the plan itself has changed almost daily. Firebirds’ boys volleyball coach John Heitner said he’s been able to “open up the playbook,” this season, thanks to his team’s talent-stacked roster that so far has lived up to high preseason expectations. “There was a lot of hype before the season, and we’re off to a fantastic...Read more »
Despite trailing by two goals with a minute left in regulation, Farmingdale pulled out a 7-6 victory in overtime on Wednesday over Hicksville — without winning any of the last three faceoffs during the comeback.
“We’ve been getting killed on faceoffs all year,” said Farmingdale boys lacrosse coach Bob Hartranft, who added that John Ragno’s injuries over the past two seasons has impacted the...Read more »
Howdy, lacrosse peoples. I’m going to be out an about covering a boys lacrosse game tomorrow (It doesn’t mean anything! You’re still my main squeeze, girls lacrosse)…so I’m getting a head start on Girls Who Run This World. That’s right: A Special Friday Night Hopped up and Coffee and Imitation Twinkies Edition (it’s a glamorous life we lead). But wait, you say. What about Saturday’s greatness?...Read more »
Catcher Angela Shuler did her damage early and first baseman Kaitlin Muhlenforth did it late in Connetquot’s 5-2 road win over Sachem North in League II play on Thursday.
Tied at 2 heading into the top of the sixth inning, second baseman Nicole Wieczorek drove in center fielder Emma O’Donnell with the go-ahead run, before pinch hitter Erin Massmann delivered a fielder’s choice, plating Wieczorek,...Read more »