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Lamarre Leaps into ECAC’s

 

Senior Alix Lamarre of North Bellmore, won the Long Jump with an ECAC qualifying jump of 6.72m at the Collegiate Track Conference Championships on Saturday, Feb. 8. Alix completely dominated the competition as all six of his jumps would have won the event.

 

The 4x200m Relay team of sophomore James D’onofrio, senior Steven Renteria, junior Joseph Papa and sophomore Ray Austin placed 3rd with a time of 1:34.75. James also placed 7th in the 60m Dash with a time of (7.23 trials) 7.28 in the final. Steve also placed

5th in the High Jump with a jump of 5’ 10”.

 

The men’s team placed 8th with 40.5 points and the women’s team placed 14th with 4 points.

 

Additional scorers and personal bests:

 

Men’s 60m Hurdles - Jonathan Gortman (9.03 trials) 9.02 final,  6th place; Donte McArthur  (9.13 trials) 9.46 final, 8th place, new personal best and improves all-time list performance

 

Men’s 4X800m Relay - Jacob Kashani, Dan Barrett, Patrick DiMaria, Wagner Cepeda Aquino, 9:34.65, 6th place

 

Men’s Pole Vault - Karl Nilsen, 3.95m (12’ 11 1/2”), 4th place; Jordan Kohlman, 3.80m (12’ 5 1/2”), 7th place

 

Men’s Triple Jump - Daquan Grant, 13.13m (43’ 1”), 4th place

 

Men’s 60m - Ray Austin, 7.43 moves to no. 7 on all-time list

 

Women’s Pole Vault - Erin Donovan, 2.40m (7’ 10 1/2”), new personal best, moves to no. 3 on the FSC All-Time list

 

Women’s 20 Lb. Weight Throw - Maia Cadle-Hinton, 11.58m (38’), new personal best and improves alll time list performance

 

— Submitted by the Farmingdale State College Athletics Department 

News

At a recent meeting of the Farmingdale Board of Education, school district superintendent John Lorentz discussed New York State’s proposal to invest $2 billion into districts statewide

through the Smart Schools Bond Act.

 

If approved by voters in the upcoming general elections, the act would allow the state to borrow $2 billion in the form of a capital bond to provide students with access to classroom

technology and high-speed internet connectivity, with the goal of equalizing opportunities for children to learn, adding classroom space, expanding pre-kindergarten programs, replacing classroom trailers with permanent instructional space and installing high-tech security features in schools. 

Over the weekend, thousands of Long Island residents flocked to the Village of Farmingdale for its 26th annual Columbus Day Weekend Fair and Fireman’s carnival. Running from Oct. 9

to 13, the five-day affair featured live music from Farmingdale’s own Electric Dudes and Long Island party band Superbad, a Fire Department barbecue, food vendors, a street fair, fireworks, carnival rides, games for kids of all ages and, of course, the Columbus Day parade. 


Sports

Last week, officials with the St. Kilian Saints baseball team inducted John Lombardi and Aaron Powell into their Hall of Fame. 

 

—Submitted by Farmingdale PAL and St. Kilian Baseball 


The 2014 Reilly Cup finals featured the two most successful OTHG teams over the last 9 years. Sal’s Place and Singleton’s have had 11 finals appearances and 7 championships between them during this period of time. They split 2 games during the regular season and Singleton’s became the winner’s bracket representative in the 2014 Cup by beating Sal’s deep in the tournament.

 

Sal’s took the first game 14-7. The game was close until the 8th inning when Sal’s broke it open with some timely hits and taking advantage of a Singleton’s miscue or two.  Sal’s held

Singleton’s to 7 runs with outstanding all-around defense, which was particularly impressive given that some of their significant contributors were visibly fighting through late-season injuries. 


Calendar

Homecoming - October 24

Autumn Fair - October 25

St. Kilian Blood Drive - October 26


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