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Hofstra’s baseball team is looking to reach new heights this spring with the return of veteran hitters. The Pride went 15-37 in 2016, but bring back position players who combined for 29 home runs and 136 RBIs. more
After a rare down season for Hofstra softball, the Pride is geared for a turnaround spring thanks to some talented additions. Despite posting its 27th straight winning season, Hofstra missed out on qualifying for the Colonial Athletic Association for the first time in program history with an 8-10 record. more
On a day where offense wasn’t easy to come by, one hot hand made all the difference in the world for Southampton in Sunday’s Long Island Class A boys’ basketball championship game. more
For the first time in a quarter century, the Elmont Lady Spartans are Long Island basketball champions. Led by its vaunted defense and a balanced offensive attack, Elmont took a big lead and then staved off a Mount Sinai comeback to take the Long Island Class A title with a 58-51 victory. more
A new 90-second shot clock was introduced in college women’s lacrosse for the 2017 season providing further impetus for Hofstra to electrify its offense. On the heels of a disappointing three-win 2016 campaign, fifth-year head coach Shannon Smith looked to implement a more up-tempo style this spring. more
With one huge defensive stand in the closing seconds of last Saturday’s Nassau Class A girls’ basketball championship game, No. 1 Elmont erased nightmares of recent playoff defeats to capture its first county title since the 2003-04 campaign with a 50-49 victory over second-seeded North Shore before a crowd of 1,500 at Hofstra. more
For a second season in a row, Elmont and South Side were separated by the slimmest of margins in the Nassau’s Class A boys’ basketball championship game. more
The Hofstra men’s lacrosse team entered the 2017 campaign fueled to capture a Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) title after falling in the conference semifinals to Fairfield last season. more
When Elmont’s backcourt leader, junior Victor Olawoye, went down with a twisted ankle early in the second quarter of Wednesday’s Nassau Class A boys’ basketball semifinal against Valley Stream North, there was no panic in the defending state champions. more
Top-seeded Elmont was in a rare predicament early in last Saturday’s Nassau Class A girls’ basketball semifinal at LIU Post after No. 4 Seaford came out flying and scored eight of the first 10 points, forcing Lady Spartans head coach Tom Magno to burn a quick timeout. more
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