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Raymond Jones called Roosevelt’s offensive line the foundation of his team, and during Monday morning’s practice, the senior tight end discussed the importance of being able to win the game in the trenches.
"That’s how we look at it," said Jones, who has verbally committed to play at Stony Brook next season. "We have to have the mindset that we are going to dominate. If you...Read more »
Suddenly, Bobby Boos is quite literally the center of attention.
That’s what happens when you shift from right guard to center on the offensive line and take over what Sayville football coach Rob Hoss calls the team’s most important position.
“I’ve never snapped the ball before so I’m going to have to learn how to do that,” Boos said at practice Thursday. “It’s definitely a learnable...Read more »
In 2010, when Sachem North rolled up 421 points in 11 games, coach Dave Falco often referred to his backfield as “our three-headed monster.” For 2013, you can add one more.
This year’s Flaming Arrows, the No. 2 seed in Suffolk Division I behind defending Long Island champion Floyd, features a quartet of outstanding backs.
“Now, it’s really a four-headed monster,” Falco said of quarterback...Read more »
It was only the second day of football tryouts at Kellenberg on Tuesday, but coach Kevin Hanifan had already defined the key to his team’s success — and it’s a line that you’ve heard before.
Football, as they say, is a game won in the trenches, and the Firebirds have a whole new brigade of soldiers fighting for them on the frontline this season.
Kellenberg graduated all five of its starting...Read more »
Raymond Jones, a senior tight end/defensive end for Roosevelt, has made a verbal commitment to play college football at Stony Brook University, according to coach Joe Vito.
Jones, a first-team All-Nassau selection last season at defensive line, made 68 tackles and had 11 sacks for the Rough Riders, who won the county championship before losing to Babylon in the Class IV Long Island Championship.
Roosevelt...Read more »
St. Anthony’s junior Kalifa Davy recently gave a verbal commitment to play basketball at Mount St. Mary’s University, according to her coach, Ken Parham.
Davy will begin her senior year this fall. She was the third St. Anthony’s girls basketball player to commit to a Division-I school in recent months, joining teammates Charise Wilson (Northeastern) and Chastity Taylor (Delaware).
Davy,...Read more »
Bruce Haller, the 2013 Newsday Suffolk coach of the year in girls basketball with Commack, was hired by St. John the Baptist for the same position, SJB Athletic Director Lorraine Bouklas announced in a press release, Wednesday.
Haller, who had coached five years at Commack and previously spent 11 years as a boys coach at Valley Stream North, replaces Ted Oberg, who had been the coach at SJB...Read more »
The Kellenberg 4x800-meter relay team showed that you don’t necessarily have to run every weekend to turn in great times at big moments.
After racing a more scattered schedule this spring, the senior quartet of Jim McQuade, Randall Turner, James Malebranche and Dylan Murphy returned to form in the 4x800-relay at the New Balance Nationals, held this weekend at North Carolina A&T University...Read more »
What: United Health Care Empire Challenge, an all-star football game featuring the best high school seniors from Long Island against the best from New York City. Proceeds from the 18th annual game benefit the Boomer Esiason Foundation, the Gunnar H. Esiason Scholarship Fund at Hofstra University, and local youth football programs.
When: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.
Where:...Read more »
The RTC Grand Slam All-Star Challenge has again been postponed because of rain.
The eighth annual game featuring top seniors from Nassau against their counterparts from Suffolk now will be played at 7 p.m. next Monday, June 17, at Farmingdale State.
The game is played in memory of former Diamond Award winner Ryan Caulfield, an outstanding catcher at Bethpage and New York Tech. Caulfield,...Read more »