A record breaking field of 349 runners and walkers crossed the finish line at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School at the 6th annual Heart & Sole 5 Kilometer Run on July 12 and Hicksville’s Liz Flahavan was once again high up on the list of the top performers.
Last year, led by teenagers Jacklyn & Mike Sullivan and Michaela Vivona, the East Meadow Soccer Club (EMSC) collected over 1,700 “gently used” pieces of soccer equipment for needy children in Iraq & Haiti. Over the past three years, the EMSC Passback program contributed 4,700 items.
The Town of Oyster Bay will host the Supervisor’s Challenge, a NCAA Division 1 College Soccer Showdown, at John J. Burns Town Park on Merrick Road in Massapequa on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. The contest, featuring NCAA powers St. John’s University and Hofstra University, will showcase some of the area’s best soccer talent. Admission is free.
On July 8, Hicksville resident Richard Greene passed away in a house fire. Faced with this tragedy, his softball team, the Underdogs, has decided to honor their late captain and friend by doing two things Richard loved: playing softball and helping others.
The match started out cloudy and overcast with a cool breeze. About half way through we had a very light rain but we were able to finish.
The scores were good and bad. We had 43 men play today and we had 12 men shoot under net par and 4 more at even par for their round. There were only 27 holes pared but there were 3 birdies; one by Andy Malone on the par 3, 150 yard, 3rd hole and one each by Ted Marukawa and Lou Neumann on the par 4, 257 yard, 5th hole.
The Hicksville Strikers Boys U16 Team were recently named champions of both the 2009 ENY State Cup and the 2009 Region 1 Premier League. They also gained entry to the Region 1 Championships in Barboursville, WV where they played in a tournament-style match-up against state champs from the region and went on to win. The win advanced the Strikers on to the National Championships against the top teams in the country July 22–26 in Lancaster, MA.
Last night I would not have bet a nickel that we would play golf today, but it was a beautiful, sunny day today and we played a Scramble tournament. This was a make-up tournament for one that was rained out in early June.
Registration for fall tennis is currently under way.
Support your community and see some of Long Island’s finest soccer players battle it out in the 2nd Annual Master Mind Unit (MMU) Cup on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Cpl. Kevin T. Kolm Memorial Field in Hicksville (located at the intersection of Old Country and South Oyster Bay roads).
The Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) is proud to announce that Hicksville resident Nicholas Tuifel is the recipient of the Modell’s Scholarship, which is named after the league sponsor and financial supporter of the LIJSL Sportsmanship Program for the past two decades.
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