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The Tebow Trade: Fans Weigh In

Written by Joe Scotchie: jscotchie@antonnews.com Friday, 30 March 2012 00:00

Pros and cons of acquiring the former Heisman winner

Last week, the New York Jets stunned the sports world with its sudden pickup in a trade of Tim Tebow.

Following the earlier and equally stunning news that future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning would sign as a free agent with the Denver Broncos, Tebow, a Heisman Trophy winner, found himself on the trade block. The Jets swooped in and acquired the lefty, while surrendering two mid-round draft picks. So, what’s the early verdict?

 

Danielle Cecco Finishes 14th In NCAA Diving Event

Friday, 23 March 2012 00:00

Performance earned UConn team points at championships

University of Connecticut junior Danielle Cecco (Hicksville) finished in 14th place in the three-meter diving event on Friday at the NCAA Championships at Auburn University in Alabama.

Cecco scored a 303.75 in the preliminaries to earn her way into the “B” finals. She then came back with a 308.60 in the finals to give UConn three points in the team standings.

 

Cecco Wins NCAA Zone Diving Title

Friday, 16 March 2012 00:00

Nationals This Weekend

University of Connecticut junior diver Danielle Cecco of Hicksville won the NCAA Zone Diving championship in the three-meter event on Saturday, March 10. Cecco, who finished third in the one-meter the day before, earned a spot in both events at the NCAA National Championship, which is being held this weekend in Auburn, Ala.

 

OLM Holy Society to Hold Golf Classic on May 29

Friday, 16 March 2012 00:00

Our Lady of Mercy Holy Name Society (Hicksville) Golf Classic will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at the Town of Oyster Bay Course in Woodbury. Registration: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. start. Golf, lunch, cocktail hour, prizes and dinner. For information call 516-405-0467.

 

Crusader Youth Football & Cheerleading 10th Anniversary Kickoff

Friday, 09 March 2012 00:00
Hicksville Crusader Youth Football & Cheerleading’s 10th year Anniversary plans are underway. Registration is officially set to “kickoff” in April, so visit the website (www.hicksvillecrusaders.com) if you wish to get on the mailing list, email directly or call for any information ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 384-3657, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).
 

Town of Oyster Bay’s Hicksville Athletic Center Hosts ‘Fitness Frenzy’

Friday, 09 March 2012 00:00

The Town of Oyster Bay hosted a “Fitness Frenzy” day on Saturday, March 3 at the Hicksville Athletic Center, located at 167 Broadway in Hicksville. Open to all Town residents age 18 and over, the event showcased various exercise programs to be available for 10-week sessions this spring. Demonstration sessions were available throughout the day, and fitness instructors were on hand to answer questions and provide information about each program.

 

Hicksville PAL Wrestlers Excel at Bethpage Tournament

Friday, 02 March 2012 00:00

Members of the Hicksville PAL wrestling team participated in the Bethpage Youth Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 25. Curtis Lee, Freddy Aguilar and Carl Petrucelli, Jr. coached the young athletes.

 

Tickets for Barclays 2012 Playoffs on Sale Now at Bethpage State Park

Friday, 02 March 2012 00:00

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that tickets for The Barclays 2012 Playoffs are on sale now at Bethpage State Park.

Golf enthusiasts have the opportunity to purchase a weekly grounds ticket package directly at Bethpage State Park Clubhouse for $150. Ticket purchases made at the Clubhouse for this event will directly support the care and maintenance of Bethpage golf courses for future generations. Purchase your weekly grounds ticket package and watch as the world’s greatest golfers compete on your golf course.

 

Senior Men’s Golf Season Begins March 1

Friday, 24 February 2012 00:00

The Senior Men’s Golf League of Cantiague Park will hold their first meeting on March 1 at 9 a.m. at the Cantiague Park Clubhouse. If weather permits, a round of golf will be played, with a match play fee of $5.

“We will discuss rule changes, best ball tournament, match play tournament, trophies, handicaps and anything else that you may want to bring up,” said club representative John Bosco.

 

New York Islanders to Salute American Red Cross Month on March 4

Friday, 24 February 2012 00:00

March 4 discounted tickets to help raise funds for disaster relief

To help raise awareness and funds for the Red Cross, the New York Islanders will salute American Red Cross Month in March by offering discounted tickets when the team takes on the New Jersey Devils, Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the disaster relief and lifesaving services of the nonprofit.

 

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