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Cantiague Senior Men’s Golf League: July 31, 2014

Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its fourth tournament on Thursday, July 17. We had 34 golfers and only three who scored under 40. Low overall score was won by Charlie Hong with an impressive 34. Joe Sander scored a solid 49 and won low overall net with a 31.

Competition on the nine-hole course is divided into two divisions. Flight A is for players with a handicap of 13 or lower. Flight B is for players with a handicap of 14 or more. The league is a 100% handicap league. Any man 55 years or older is eligible for membership. We have many openings for this year, and you can sign up anytime throughout the the season. The league meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m., but the formal tournament dates are only the first and third Thursday of the month through late October. We will have a final luncheon with prizes on our last meeting.

If you are interested in joining our league for this year, please call John Bosco at 516-512-0050 for more information.  We have recognition of a yearly overall club champion by awarding points throughout the year in various weekly categories. There are numerous opportunities for cash prizes for individual achievement utilizing your handicap in every tournament.

Match play has begun, and we are approaching the semi-finals in August. Point leaders for the Club Championship are Charlie Hong with 26 and Dave Malle with 18.

Low Actual Score: Bruce Danen  (36)

Low Overall Net: Bob Powers  (28)

Low Flight A: Charlie Hong (29)

2nd Low Flight: A Andy Malone (30)

Longest Drive: Bill Golden

Closest to the Pin: Kent Schreiber

Low Flight B — Jim Murphy (30)

2nd Low Flight (B) Joe Sander (31)

Name Score - Handicap- Net Score - Points

Charlie Acerra 41-9-32-1

John Agnoli 58-22-36-4

John Bosco 46-14-32-10

Bruce Danen 36-7-29-15

John Dilavore 46-14-32-8

Frank DeBello 50-15-35-4

Bob Evans 41-7-34-9

Pete Fiorillo 55-3-42-1

Bill Golden 40-10-30-6

Pete Guerra 41-9-32-8  

Mike Guerriero 43-13-30-8

Charles Hong 34-5-29-26

Ed Hughes 40-3-37-1

Ken Hymes DNP - 10-1

Joe Iavaroni DNP -18-2

Pete Kerr 51-13-38-10

Pat Lehane 48-8-40-2

Tony Macaluso 57-19-38-9

Dave Malle 41-6-35-18

Andrew Malone 43-13-30-11

Jim Murphy 46-16-30-5

Jim O’Brien 48-10-38 -13  

Tom Parker DNP-10-6

Rudy Pekarek 43-11-32-7

Walter Pietsch 53-15-38-8

Al Poggioli 49-15-34-8

Bob Powers 40-12-28-15  

Jack Prunty 47-16-31-5  

Bob Ross 42-7-35-6

Frank Salamone DNP

Joe Sander 49-18-31-10

Kent Schreiber 50-18-32-14

Jerry Skaee 39-8-31-2

Don Sterling 53-19-34-6

Bob Thornton 40-3-37-1

John Valsecchi 55-14-41-9

Dom Vissicchio 48-14-34-8

Sheldon Weinburg DNP-3-1

News

Old classmates reignited friendships and shared memories of their teenage years as the Hicksville High School Class of 1964 came together recently to celebrate their 50th reunion at the Holiday Inn in Plainview.

Among the attendees was Bob Cheeseman who met his wife, Lorraine (Kirwan) in middle school. They were serious throughout high school and married soon after. Bob said, “I enlisted in high school and went into the Air Force. I did 30 years active Air Force and another 15 after that. I retired in 2010 as a Brigadier General. After I retired, my wife received a certificate from the Governor of Texas and was designated a Yellow Rose of Texas.”

The Common Core results are in and overall the district performed reasonably well according to Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction, Marianne Litzman at Sept. 17's school board meeting.

“The students in grades 3-8 performed wonderfully in some areas but there were also some challenges,” said Litzman. “Overall as a district we performed above average for the County and State levels.”


Sports

It seemed to happen in an instant.

Hicksville forward Michael Osmundsen was touching the ball past Kellenburg goalkeeper Jack Abuin to slot the ball into an empty net to score the lone goal in the non-league 1-0 victory over the Firebirds.

It’s nothing short of what Comets boys soccer head coach Scott Starkey would expect. He described his forward as “very explosive, fast and he’s not just fast — he’s tenacious.”

This November, Hicksville resident Marlo Signoracci will head to Florida for Ironman, a demanding, long-distance triathlon that includes biking, running and swimming. Here, she shares her story as she prepares for one of the most physically challenging athletic events out there.

 

If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you! 


Calendar

Community Council Meeting

October 2

Indoor Garage Sale

October 5

Movie: God’s Not Dead

October 5



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