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Syosset, winless in conference last year, upsets Uniondale

Syosset guard Dan Albernas knew expectations were low.

“I think that, really, just our coach and our players gave us a chance heading into this game,” the 5-11 junior said.

After failing to win a game against a conference opponent last season, few predicted the Braves would upset Uniondale, which last year made it to the Nassau County final, on Thursday in the AA-I opener for both teams.

But...

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Massapequa wins Nassau Class AA girls volleyball title

Massapequa's Justine Abbate goes for the spike during

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Ahead two games to none in the third game of Tuesday's Nassau Class AA girls volleyball championship, Massapequa (15-0) was looking to sweep its way to its 14th consecutive County title. But Baldwin would not go away.

Behind the serving of Jessica Pullis the Bruins jumped out to a 10-1 lead in the third game. Massapequa, sporting a young roster without the championship pedigree of its previous...

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Which high school football teams will advance in the playoffs?

Connetquot running back Marcus Gutierrez looks to get

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The high school football regular season is in the books, which can mean only one thing -- playoffs! (It's OK if you said that in the classic Jim Mora voice . . . we did, too.)

The high school football postseason kicks off this Friday night, and by the end of the weekend 37 games featuring 70 Long Island teams will have been played.

We at Newsday want to know which teams you think will...

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LIers advance at state tennis tournament

Herricks' Taylor Cosme hits a backhand return during

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Three singles players and two doubles pairs from Long Island won their first two matches at the Girls Tennis State Championships in Latham on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals.

In singles, Nassau champion Taylor Cosme of Herricks and Suffolk champion Aimee Manfredo of Shoreham-Wading River will face each other in the quarterfinal on Sunday after both players cruised in their early-round...

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MacArthur boys soccer banking on aggression

Kevin Mayer has the rallying cry down pat for the MacArthur boys soccer team.

"We’re all in,” said Mayer, the Generals’ senior goalkeeper who finished second in the county this season with 10 shutouts behind Carle Place’s John Guzzo (12). “Believe the whole hype. Our main team goal is to get to the county finals.”

Mayer, a co-captain, will be one of the key components for MacArthur...

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Port Washington's Jamel Ramsay named Jets high school coach of the week

Port Washington running back Michael Gennusa runs the

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Port Washington football coach Jamel Ramsay earned the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week Award on Tuesday after the Vikings improved to 6-0 with a 21-7 win over Nassau Conference V rival Roslyn last Saturday.

The award, in its 18th year, is presented each week to a coach in the tri-state area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound fundamentals, the...

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