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High-risk high school sports in New York State such as basketball, football, wrestling, hockey, volleyball and competitive cheer will be permitted to proceed beginning Feb. 1 as long as county health departments approve competitive play within its jurisdiction, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday afternoon. more
In the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, Calhoun, Kennedy and Mepham High Schools combine their students to form teams in bowling and boys’ swimming, while each has its own boys’ and girls’ track teams. more
Nassau County high school football, slated to begin practice March 1 of 2021, announced it will play six regular-season games, down from the standard eight, and also eliminate scrimmages and one round of playoffs. more
Molloy College women’s basketball enjoyed one of the best seasons in program history in 2019-2020, going 22-9 overall and reaching the East Coast Conference title game. more
Despite losing its all-time leading scorer, Molloy College’s men’s basketball program is aiming to rebound from a 12-17 season, including a 7-9 mark against East Coast Conference foes. more
Last season was a difficult one for Hofstra’s women’s basketball program in terms of wins and losses, but there’s plenty of reasons for second-year head coach Danielle Santos Atkinson to be optimistic about the future. more
Hofstra is coming off a special men’s basketball season that saw a bittersweet ending. For the first time since 2001, the Pride qualified for the NCAA Tournament. However, two days after Hofstra defeated Northeastern, 70-61, to capture the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Tournament on March 12, NCAA President Mark Emmert announced the cancellation of March Madness due to Covid-19. more
More than a year after it clinched its district and section championships, Merrick Bellmore Little League’s 10U, or, “10 and under,” softball team was finally recognized in the form … more
Just like every sports organization at every level, 2020 brought unprecedented challenges for POPS 40 & Over Softball, which recently completed its 22nd year of operation on the South Shore of Nassau County. more
He may have faced a recent misstep, but Merrick resident Dennis Buzukja is determined to make it to an Ultimate Fighting Championship ring. more
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