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Lynbrook resident Ed “Formerly Fast Eddie” Parry was drenched in sweat and breathing heavily as he stood in the center of the ring at the Westbury Boxing Club. He was frantically throwing punches as his trainer, Billy Strigaro, shouted words of encouragement. 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
When sophomore Caitlin Buchala crossed the finish line at last Saturday’s state qualifying meet at Bethpage State Park against the county’s fastest runners, having completed the 5-kilometer race at 19 minutes and 57 seconds – a personal best and the fourth fastest time in Lynbrook girls’ cross-country history – it was easy to see why coach Joe Beyrer is so excited for his team’s future. 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
What happens when 80 minutes of soccer isn’t enough to decide a winner? In the Nassau County girls’ playoffs, it means a minimum of 20 additional minutes regardless of how many goals are scored. more
“It’s become a richer experience for the community,” said Superintendent Lisa Ruiz about Homecoming. “Aside from the football game and the cheerleading, there were other activities that were available for some of the younger kids.” The activities included face painting, pumpkin painting and sand art, Ruiz added. more
When the 2017 volleyball season commenced, first-year Lynbrook coach Allison Glass wasn’t sure what to expect. The Lady Owls were coming off a difficult season in the very tough Nassau Conference A1, and there were plenty of unknowns. more
Daniel Jacobs will face Luis Arias on his Matchroom Boxing debut at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Nov. 11. The middleweight clash will be televised live on HBO. more
Four top 20 ATP World Tour tennis players, John Isner (No. 17), Kei Nishikori (No. 14), and Bob and Mike Bryan (No. 6 doubles), are the first commitments in the player field for the inaugural New York Open at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which takes place Feb. 11-18. more
To go along with his legacy of being “Mr. Lynbrook,” there is now a new way to describe the late Dr. Santo Barbarino — hall of famer. Barbarino, who once served as the athletic director, … more
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