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Oyster Bay and Great Neck South are no strangers to one another.
The two teams have met in the last three Nassau County boys fencing championships, with each match coming down to the final bout.
While Thursday’s match was not as close, it was still a competitive one, as Oyster Bay won 15-12.
Clinging to a 10-8 lead entering the third round, the Baymen (6-1) swept the final three...Read more »
57 wrestlers from Long Island will be heading to the campus of SUNY Sullivan in Loch Sheldrake for the prestigious Eastern States Classic this weekend. According to Section IX wrestling, wrestlers from six different states will be coming together to prove who the elite wrestlers in the country are.
Long Island will be represented by four returning state champions -- Corey Rasheed at 160 pounds,...Read more »
(A coherent lede, that was not.)
You'll have to excuse the writing, because Thursday night's rival match pitting defending champion Bethpage against always-almost-champion Plainview was a stunner.
We're talking .05 point differential. We're talking it coming down to a freshman and an injured captain, and we're also talking about the girls who are going to be right up...Read more »
Alec Ludwig scored his 1,000th career point Thursday night during the first quarter of Great Neck North's 59-51 win over Plainedge.
Ludwig is the fourth player in Great Neck North boys basketball history to reach the milestone and the first since Steve Gibson in 1984, according to coach Mike Holleran, who has guided the team for 22 years. Gibson is the all-time scoring leader for GNN, Holleran...Read more »
Farmingdale needed a big play and Amanda Hausmann delivered one in the clutch.
Hausmann’s three-point play with 22 seconds left was the big basket in the Dalers’ 38-35 home win over Hempstead in a Nassau Conference AA-I girls basketball game.
Hausmann had good positioning in the low post when she took the feed from Lauren Hill, before converting the tough layup as she was being fouled.
The...Read more »
The list of basketball players nominated to play in the annual McDonald's All-American games was announced on Tuesday. Of the 984 nominees, 12 hail from Long Island.
The final rosters of 24 boys and 24 girls will be announced during a selection show on ESPNU at 6 p.m. on January 29.
The games will be held on April 2 at the United Center in Chicago and televised live on ESPNU.
The...Read more »
When the South Side Holiday Tournament rolls around, Ryan Durney can’t wait to step on the hardwood because he gets a chance to return to his hometown and play against his former teammates.
That’s what makes the annual high school basketball classic a memorable one for Durney, Kellenberg’s senior guard, who was named MVP of this year’s event.
“I know how they all play because I grew...Read more »
As one of Jericho’s top fencers nears graduation, two others are just getting their careers started.
Senior Marc Siegel leads the team and is joined by eighth-graders Matthew Gavieta and Bennett Cohen.
Siegel had a strong season last year in sabre, and will be tasked with providing veteran leadership for a young Jericho squad.
“Marc has been an invaluable asset to the team,” Jericho...Read more »
The entire Thursday slate of high school sporting events has been cancelled for public schools in Suffolk and Nassau and CHSAA schools throughout Long Island due to inclement weather, according to the governing bodies for each section.
More information will be posted as it becomes available....Read more »
Though Sachem East walked away victorious yesterday at the Long Island Challenge there were wrestlers from the other teams that had very successful days.
Chief among them was MacArthur’s Steven Schneider. A senior, Schneider is the defending Nassau County champion at 160 pounds and finished second in New York State last season.
“I knew the Long Island Challenge was going to be a tough...Read more »