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For West Hempstead teenager Jessica Lee, the game of soccer is more than scoring goals. She believes that the pitch is a place for inclusiveness, and that the sport can also create opportunities to … more
“How could you not be inspired by what these schools do?” SIBSPlace Director Suzanne Kornblatt said. “It shows how impactful an act of kindness can be.” The West Hempstead High School … more
The Hofstra women’s basketball program ushered in a new era with a familiar face this year. Hofstra Athletic Director Rick Cole. Jr. tapped Danielle Santos Atkinson as the Pride’s new head coach in April after she earned valuable experiences on coaching staffs at Pittsburgh, Florida State and Kentucky the past six seasons. more
Hofstra’s push for the school’s first NCAA men’s basketball tournament bid in nearly two decades is not slowing down following the graduation of the nation’s second-leading scorer. more
Turnover continues to be a theme for this year's Long Island Nets. The raising of last year's G League championships banner quickly flipped to a messy game, with the Nets falling behind by 18 and giving away the ball 24 times, leading to 38 Delaware Blue Coats points. It all amounted to a 152-137 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers affiliate at Nassau Coliseum Friday night. more
In any developmental league, turnover is a given. Still, the Long Island Nets, the G League affiliate of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, may be taking “turnover” to a whole new level. more
Angel Nunez, a 6-8 forward born in the Dominican Republic and raised in The Bronx, is one of those who tried out for basketball's G League hoping to turn his dreams into NBA reality. His journey includes attending two high schools, three colleges and formerly playing overseasons before succeeding in a local tryout wih the Long Island Nets this year. more
The newest addition to the National Lacrosse League will be calling Long Island home but for one member of the New York Riptide, coming to Long Island is more of a homecoming. Kieran McArdle grew up in Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County, about 32 miles east of Riptide’s new home at the Nassau Coliseum. more
West Hempstead had an outstanding regular season on the boys’ soccer pitch, including an eight-game stretch of seven wins and a draw. However, the Rams didn’t exactly steamroll into the Nassau Class A playoffs having suffered back-to-back 1-0 losses to close the Conference AB4 campaign. more
Two teams got their licks in early, while there was still a chance – but since West Hempstead’s girls’ volleyball squad welcomed sophomore Sanaia Estime to its roster three matches into the season, the Lady Rams have been on a 12-0 run that’s kept the rest of Conference AA/B/C-3 on the ropes. more
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