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Angel Nunez, a 6-8 forward born in the Dominican Republic and raised in The Bronx, is one of those whose 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
Gas up the bus and set the GPS for Hofstra. For the first time since 1993, Valley Stream Central will play a football game on the big stage in the Nassau semifinals. more
Despite being edged out in the county championships last weekend, the Valley Stream North boys’ cross-country team still put forth a solid 2019 season with six all-county runners, including two seasoned seniors and several more up-and-coming stars. 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
Attempting to defend a championship in any sport is typically a challenge. Doing so while dealing with a slew of unforeseen adversity can make it a downright chore. more
Three times this month, the bus for Central High School’s cross-country team never came, causing the athletes to miss meets. Two other times, the team was late for meets, its bus failing to arrive … more
A year after finishing atop Nassau Conference A4 girls’ volleyball in undefeated fashion, Valley Stream North is doing more than simply holding its own against stiffer competition. more
It is not every day that a Division I college hockey program plays at a National Hockey League venue seating more than 14,000 people. It is even rarer for a program only three matches into its history. more
If you had told 19-year-old Huntington Bay native Grace Dima a year ago that she would be playing at the Nassau Coliseum in front of family and friends as a member of Long Island’s first Division I college hockey team, she might have called you crazy. more
Despite committing five turnovers and failing to make key defensive stops in the first half, Valley Stream Central was alive until the final play of last Saturday’s Nassau Conference II game against Manhasset — a desperation heave towards the end zone — fell incomplete. more
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