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Farmingdale Moms Run Half Marathon

Friday, 12 November 2010 00:00

On Sunday, Oct. 3 twelve ‘Farmingdale Moms’ completed The Long Island Diva Half Marathon that took place in Eisenhower Park. Their training began 17 weeks earlier on the track at Farmingdale High School. For most of the twelve racers, it was the very first time they laced up their sneakers for this type of activity. These ‘Moms’ trained three times a week in order to raise their endurance from struggling to complete a 60 second run to completing the 13.1-mile race.

The Farmingdale Moms dubbed themselves ‘Divas in Training’ and all sported ‘Diva in Training’ shirts celebrating their achievement. The night before the race they enjoyed a one-mile family fun run with their children followed by a pasta dinner celebration. On race day the 12 women cheered one another on as they each crossed the finish line in less than three hours. The Farmingdale Moms were rewarded with tiaras, a rose, a glass of champagne, a beautiful racing medal, a sense of pride and proof that age is just a number.

 

 

Dalers Narrowly Beat MacArthur

Written by Phil D'Abbraccio Friday, 12 November 2010 00:00

Temperatures were low, but the intensity of the playoff atmosphere ran high throughout Farmingdale High School on Friday, Nov. 5. The Dalers, third seed in Nassau County’s Conference I, hosted the sixth seeded MacArthur Generals in the opening round of postseason play. In the previous meeting between these two teams, back in September, Farmingdale prevailed (31-26).

 

Romano On Par With Nation’s Best

Friday, 05 November 2010 00:00

Manhattan College golfer Thomas Romano maybe most easily recognized on the hardwood as an assistant for the men’s basketball team but it’s on the golf course where the senior’s talent really shines.

 

Gardner Scores Third in Autism Run

Friday, 05 November 2010 00:00

Farmingdale speedster Colleen Gardner scored second place among the women in the Athena 140-159 pound weight division in the third annual Grillo Associates Blazing Trails 4 Autism 4 Mile run on Sunday, Oct. 24.

 

Howitt Wins Over Plainedge

Friday, 29 October 2010 00:00
Farmingdale’s Howitt team won their fourth straight game (31-6) with a win over Plainedge on Monday, Oct. 25. Styvenson Hogarth opened up the scoring with a 50-yard run to put the Dalers up 6-0 a lead they would never relinquish. Nick Campo also provided the offensive spark the Dalers needed to keep their squad undefeated for the season. The Daler defense stepped up limiting the Plainedge offense to six points thanks in part to an interception by Scott DePalma. The Dalers take their 4-0 record to Seaford on Friday, Oct. 29 to face a tough Viking club.
 

Lady Dalers Swimming Season Under Way

Written by B.Blair-Reade and V. Boccio Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00
Farmingdale High School’s Girls Varsity Swimming and Diving Team opened their season in September. Despite losing 12 seniors and being unable to practice due to the unavailability of the pool, the team has gone on to a 3-3 record.
 

Schall Named All-American Second Time

Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

Max Schall of Howitt Middle School has been named Offense-Defense Youth All-American for the second time. Schall is playing for his sixth season with the Farmingdale Hawks. He will join dozens of players in an East meets West clash that is part of a week long series of events leading up to the nationally-televised, Fifth Annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, an All-Star football game showcasing 80 of the top high school seniors in the country. Schall was selected from a group of young athletes numbering in the thousands across the country to participate in this one-of-a-kind game, which will be held in Myrtle Beach, SC on Saturday, Jan. 1.

 

Tuttle Recognized As ‘Offensive Player of the Week’

Friday, 15 October 2010 00:00

Sal Tuttle of Farmingdale High School was recently honored as “Offensive Player of the Week” by the high school sports network, MSG Varsity.

 

Farmingdale High School Awarded School of Distinction

Friday, 08 October 2010 00:00
Farmingdale High School was awarded the School of Distinction award by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) for its excellence in sports and in the classroom. Each of the school’s 26 varsity teams earned the Scholar Team Distinction by achieving a 90 average or higher within the classrooms, while performing exceptionally well in their sport.  
 

Islanders Host 3rd Annual Charity Golf Outing

Friday, 08 October 2010 00:00

On Monday, Sept. 27, New York Islanders fans had the opportunity to play 18 holes with Islanders players, coaches and alumni on the Red Course at the Bethpage State Park Golf Course. Tee-off for the shamble-style tournament started at 1 p.m.

 

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