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A year after Justify capped an undefeated run to the Triple Crown with a thrilling wire-to-wire effort in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, becoming the 13th thoroughbred immortal, a wacky 2019 series commences this Saturday on Big Sandy. more
A few years back, referring to the West Hempstead girls track & field team as a program would have been a great exaggeration. more
Turning a fair to middling athletic program into a preeminent one is a difficult task for any coach in any sport. Doing so in what some refer to as a non-core sport like track and field is even more daunting. more
Twelve years ago, Malverne native Kylie Pearse reluctantly joined the Kellenberg Memorial High School track team as a long-distance runner, after being cut from the soccer team. Pearse’s coach, … more
West Hempstead’s softball season could not have gotten off to a more inauspicious start when the team took the field for the first time back in March. more
Playing in the Nassau Countywide Conference provides relief for struggling programs and enables teams to play competitive baseball while trying to build toward respectability. And, that is exactly what West Hempstead is doing in 2019. more
There is a lot happening in the new season for the Long Island Ducks. more
St. Mary’s High School junior Shane Ahlers, of West Hempstead, was one of the key players on their hockey team who helped them find success on the ice. St. Mary’s Gaels finished their 2018 season … more
With ongoing construction of the school’s athletic complex forcing them to play all of their games away from the friendly confines of their home diamond, the West Hempstead girls are making a bit of noise on softball fields around the county in 2019. more
Former Malverne High School varsity football coach and special education teacher Dr. Ken Leistner spent most of his life making others the best they could be. When Leistner spoke to the Herald in the … more
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