Last week’s practice proved to be very interesting for the 10-year-old Hicksville Crusaders because they had to prepare for a team that they have never seen before and knew very little about. Not knowing whether the Syosset Braves used primarily a running game or a passing game made it challenging for Hicksville’s defense and meant the offense had to be prepared for a number of different defenses.
The 10-year-old Hicksville Crusaders learned a great lesson the morning of Sept. 20: all of the hard work that they have put in over the past month has paid off.
With temperatures in the mid-70s and a sea of orange and black circling John Walker Field, the Elmont Cardinals arrived to battle the Hicksville Crusaders.
On Sept. 20, Hicksville’s offensive line controlled the game as the 8-year-old Crusaders defeated the Baldwin Bombers at Coes Neck Park by a score of 19-0.
The 8-year-old Hicksville Crusaders opened their season the evening of Sept. 12 with a 13-6 win over the Floral Park Titans.
If the 10-year-old Hicksville Crusaders continue to generate as much excitement throughout the season as they did in their first game, it will make following the exploits of these young warriors extremely exhilarating.
This was real golf weather. A little cool, but not cold and no wind to speak of. The scores were generally good too. We had 41 men play today. There were 13 men under net par and 7 more at even par. There was a total of 51 pars and Jerry Skaee got 4 of them. We also had two birdies today, both on the par 4, 272 yard, 6th hole, one by Joe Sander and the other by John Pellegrino.
Hicksville PAL will hold registration for fall sports on Monday, Sept. 14 and Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PAL office trailer, which is located in the west parking field of KeySpan Energy (entrance gate off Old Country Road opposite Park Avenue).
The 10-year-old Hicksville Crusaders are on the brink of a new season.
The Society for Marketing Professional Services – Long Island and the U.S. Green Building Council, LI Chapter will hold the 2009 Golf Classic on Thursday, Sept. 17 at Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club in Smithtown.
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.
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