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The Long Beach girls took the court for the Nassau County Class AA volleyball title match knowing full well what they were up against. Yes, the Lady Marines were the top seed, and yes they had swept Massapequa in an early-season match, but they were facing a program that had captured the county title each and every year since 2000. more
The match for Nassau County Class A volleyball supremacy between the boys from Long Beach and Massapequa had a little of everything; the intensity of a championship prize fight, immeasurable drama, the thrill of victory and, of course, the agony of defeat. more
With the one and only Julius “Dr. J” Erving in the house, pro basketball returned to the Nassau Coliseum (NYCB LIVE) for the first time in 40 years on Nov. 4 when the Long Island Nets hosted the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in NBA G-League action. more
After suffering his first loss in July at the Nassau Coliseum, to undefeated Marcus Browne, professional boxer Seanie Monaghan, of Long Beach, left the Barclays Center last Saturday night with a unanimous-decision victory over Evert Bravo in a catch weight bout at 178 pounds. more
The last time Long Beach reached the semifinal round of the Nassau boys’ soccer playoffs, coach Leo Palacio joked, was before he was born. Not quite, but Palacio was trying to convey the great accomplishments made by the Marines when their breakthrough 2017 campaign came to a close. more
With a standing-room-only Homecoming crowd adding to the electricity of last Saturday’s win-and-in Conference I football matchup, East Meadow used its traditional ground attack and a strong defensive effort to extend its season while dashing Long Beach’s playoff hopes. more
Seven-time Grand Slam champion and Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe has been named as the honorary ambassador of the inaugural New York Open ATP World Tour event to be held at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, from Feb. 11-18. more
The tone for Long Beach’s breakthrough season was set in the opener, coach Leo Palacio said, after the Marines fell behind defending Nassau Class AA boys’ soccer champion Calhoun by two goals in the first half. more
A true team effort has put Long Beach girls’ soccer into position postseason run. Long Beach's unbeaten run in Conference AA-III entering the week has been aided by 18 of the team’s 22 players registering at least one goal or assist. more
It wasn’t pretty at times, but Long Beach managed to complete a season sweep of defending Nassau Class A boys’ volleyball champion Planview-JFK on Tuesday evening with a 15-12 victory in the fifth and deciding set of a back-and-forth match. more
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