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 Winter Athletes Recognized

Friday, 12 April 2013 00:00

Athletes were honored at Glen Cove High School during the Booster Club awards night for winter sports on March 13. Seven winter athletic teams distributed varsity, junior varsity and special awards, including the Booster Club Award, Most Valuable Player and Superintendent’s Award.

 

Dr. Michael Israel, the district’s assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and technology, presented the Superintendent’s Award to two players for the first time ever: varsity wrestler Robert Krisch and varsity cheerleader Emily Anderson. Varsity basketball player Michael Accera and kickline member Yaqarah LeTellier were also nominated for the prestigious award, which recognizes outstanding senior scholar-athletes.

 

Annual Spring Beach Clean-Up

Friday, 05 April 2013 00:00

The Striper Surf Club (SSC) will celebrate Earth Day at its 12th Annual Spring Beach Clean-up on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to noon. Members of the Striper Surf club and local volunteers will pitch-in to remove debris and trash from the beach and dock areas located in the Jones Beach West End Construction Dock.  

Anyone interested in lending support to this year’s Striper Surf Club beach clean-up should meet at the Jones Beach Construction Dock located near the West End beaches (turn left at U.S. Coast Guard Station). Entry fee to the West End will be waived for volunteers. Simply inform the attendant that you are participating in the clean-up. Info: Chris Sippel at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 

Long Island Marathon Weekend May 3-5

Friday, 05 April 2013 00:00

The Long Island Marathon Weekend will be held May 3-5. The event has grown to include a full and half marathon, 10K, 5K, 1-mile run, and Kids Fun Run.  The festivities begin on Friday, May 3 at 3: p.m. with a vendor expo at Mitchel Athletic Complex, followed by the Main Event “Carbohydration” Pasta Party at 6:30 p.m. courtesy of the Main Event Restaurant and Sports Bar. The races begin on Saturday, May 4, with the 1-mile run starting at 8 a.m.  Shortly thereafter, the 5K will commence at 8:30 a.m. Both the 1-mile and the 5K races start on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. and finish at Mitchel Athletic Complex.  The last race of the day, The Kids Fun Run, will begin at 10:30 a.m. on the Mitchel track. On Sunday, May 5th, the marathon, half marathon and 10K will take place. All participants will assemble at the starting line on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. for an 8 a.m. start.

Advanced registration is available by mail until April 15 or online until April 28.   Costs are as follows:  Full Marathon $67; Half Marathon $57; 10K $37; 5K $32; 1-mile $19. Late registration will be accepted on May 3 and 4 during the Marathon Expo for an additional fee.  For any additional information or to register, visit www.thelimarathon.com, or call 986-5537.


 

Rugby Players Wanted

Friday, 29 March 2013 00:00

Glen Cove youth rugby is inviting new local athletes to try rugby. Practices are Sundays at 12 p.m. at Robert Finley Middle school; call head coach John Royal at 491-3761 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for schedule and details. Students from grades 5 through to 12 are invited to try a practice each Sunday at noon. Rugby is similar to football, with all two-way players. There is no blocking or tackling above the shoulders. All athletes are coached on correct tackling technique, which will transfer over and improve football players. In addition to tackling, players will learn to lateral pass and punt in general play.


 

Big Win For Cheerleaders

Friday, 29 March 2013 00:00

On Sunday, March 17, the Glen Cove High School Varsity Cheerleaders took third place at Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 

 

Sports Squirts And Tennis

Friday, 22 March 2013 00:00

The City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Dept., in partnership with US Sports Institute, is offering two exciting spring programs for local youth.

  Total Sports Squirts, for children ages 3-5, is a fun way to introduce children to a variety of sports such as soccer, tee-ball, basketball, lacrosse and hockey, as well as fun playground games.  The 2013 Total Sports Squirts program will be offered as an after-school program on Friday afternoons from April 19 through May 31 (seven sessions).  Total Sports Squirts will be held at John Maccarone Memorial (City) Stadium from 4– 5 p.m. The fee is $105 per child.

 

A Splash For Kids

Friday, 22 March 2013 00:00
Swimmers of all ages are invited to enjoy a fun-filled morning while raising funds for a worthy cause at Winthrop-University Hospital’s Twelfth Annual Swim-a-Thon on Sunday, April 21 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at Hofstra University’s Swim Center. The event will raise vital funds for the Hospital’s Child Life Program through which certified specialists utilize play and education to improve children’s understanding of medical procedures, teach relaxation techniques and provide emotional support for the entire family. Participants will enjoy swim coaching, massage therapy, live music by the Mineola High School jazz band and Central Beat rock band, crafts, yoga, raffles, prizes and more. Registration for adults is $20, $10 for children ages four to 18 and students with a valid school ID. Info;  www.winthrop.org/events or call 663-4423. 

 

Sports Squirts And Tennis

Friday, 15 March 2013 00:00

The City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Dept., in partnership with US Sports Institute, is offering two exciting spring programs for local youth.

Total Sports Squirts, for children ages 3-5, is a fun way to introduce children to a variety of sports such as soccer, tee-ball, basketball, lacrosse and hockey, as well as fun playground games.  The 2013 Total Sports Squirts program will be offered as an after-school program on Friday afternoons from April 19 through May 31 (seven sessions).

 

Viking Finishes Career At States

Friday, 15 March 2013 00:00

North Shore senior Dan Grabher finished his high school wrestling career far from his home mats and wearing an unfamiliar green singlet instead of the Maroon and White one that he’s worn in over 200 matches for the last six years. Representing Nassau County in the 170 lb Division 1 weight class, he donned the green “Section 8” singlet that only ten other North Shore wrestlers have worn in the last 45 years at the New York State Championships. This year, the Times Union Center in Albany hosted the tournament on Feb. 22 and 23. 

 

Win For Dragons Soccer

Friday, 08 March 2013 00:00

The Glen Cove Dragons soccer team won the President Week Tournament – Boys U9 on Friday, Feb. 22, at Mitchell Field Athletic Complex. The Dragons took home first place medals.

According to coach Luis Carmona, the Glen Cove Dragons U9 players showed amazing teamwork, speed and agility. In the first game of the tournament, Glen Cove Dragons played against LI Rough Riders Select U9. The Dragons started off strong against a very good and talented team, and the game ended with a tied 1-1. 

The second game of the tournament Dragons won 3-1 against another strong, talented and well-coached team, LI Rough Riders U8. The final game of the soccer tournament was against Bellmore soccer team; the Dragons won 1-0 and took first place in the President Week Tournament.


 

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