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Outlaws Defeat Lynbrook/East Rockaway United

Written by Randy Vogt Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Two goals by John Rojas and one by Nick Pepi gave the Hicksville Outlaws all the goals they needed to win the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association’s Boys-Under-13 Arch Capital Group Cup. Hicksville defeated another Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) team, Lynbrook/East Rockaway United, 3-1, in the championship game on June 8 at the Peter Collins Soccer Park in Plainview.

“We were very aggressive, very hungry and we have a great defense,” said Hicksville coach Mario Cirigliano.

Lynbrook/East Rockaway received the Howard Rubenstein Sportsmanship Award as selected by the game officials. Now retired, the remarkable Rubenstein was seemingly involved in every facet of New York soccer for decades and is a member of the Halls of Fame of Eastern New York, the US Amateur Soccer Association and the Long Island Junior Soccer League.

 

Town Honors Military With Baseball Showdown

Written by Steve Mosco, smosco@antonnews.com Thursday, 20 June 2013 00:00

America’s pastime gets the local treatment as Town of Oyster Bay officials announced Massapequa’s John J. Burns Town Park will host a special baseball game between the U.S. Military All-Stars and the Long Island Force High School All-Star team on Tuesday, June 25 at 8 p.m.

The teams will play for the 2013 Supervisor’s Trophy and honor the sacrifices made by men and women in uniform to protect the country.

 

Wildcats Triumphant In State Cup Tournament

Thursday, 20 June 2013 00:00

The Girls U10 Wildcats soccer team prevailed on June 2 in the Eastern New York Upper 90 State Cup Tournament.  The tournament commenced on Mother’s Day, with the Wildcats traveling to White Plains and culminated in an early morning finals played at Stringham Park, upstate, in LaGrange.

In the final game, the Wildcats held the lead through both halves and emerged victorious in the month long tournament. The Wildcats would like to thank their coaches for all of their hard work and dedication. Follow the Levittown Wildcats on Facebook.

 

Hicksville Runners Score In Belmont Run

Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00

Award winners Jill Loveland and Anne Broderick led a large contingent of runners from Hicksville who successfully completed the 2nd annual Belmont Stakes Blue Ribbon 5K Run for Prostate Cancer on June 2.

Loveland was the first woman in the 25-29 age group to cross the finish line with a time of 23 minutes, 19 seconds. Broderick scored in 26:15 to earn the first place award in the women’s 45-49 age group.

 

Get The Team Back Together

Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00

The Annual Jones Beach Volleyball Tournament has returned. This tournament consists of a six-player division and a four-player division. All six-player division games will take place on Saturday, July 13 and all four-player division games will take place on Sunday, July 14.

Registration is free and is running now through July 12, or until registration is full. For information, requirements and rules, call the Regional Recreation Department at 631-321-3510 or Jones Beach State Park at 516-785-1600.

 

Hicksville Runners Score In RunNassau Race

Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:00

Congratulations to Hicksville runners Jill Loveland and Mary-Jo DePaoli, both taking home awards from the Jonas Chiropractic RunNassau Series Race # 4 at Eisenhower Park recently.

DePaoli took first place honors in the women’s 35-39 age group, crossing the finish line of this four-mile run in 30:30, a pace of 7:38 per mile. Loveland scored in second place in the women’s 25-29 group with a time of 29:51.

 

Athletes, Celebrities Golf For Good

Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00

The Second Annual Big Daddy Celebrity Golf Classic Honorees’ Evening Cocktail Party will be held on Monday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Oheka Castle in Huntington, hosted by Richard “Big Daddy” Salgado of New Hyde Park. This year’s honorees are Scott Rechler, chairman and CEO of RXR Realty and Michael Strahan, FOX NFL Sunday and co-host of Live with Kelly and Michael. Proceeds of the golf outing and gala will benefit the Long Island Children’s Museum and North Shore Long Island Jewish Brain Aneurysm Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute in Manhasset, and will also include silent and live auctions. Salgado is the founder and president of Coastal Advisors, LLC, insurance consulting with many professional athletes and television personalities as clients. Visit www.bigdaddygolfclassic.com for information, tickets to the gala, or to make a donation.

 

Tommy O Memorial 5k Run

Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00

On Saturday, June 15, the FDNY is sponsoring the fifth annual Tommy O Memorial 5k run/ walk. This event honors the memory of Tommy Orlando, a NYC firefighter, who died tragically on Dec. 4, 2008. Tommy was a community activist and very involved in youth sports in Hicksville. He was a Holy Family CYO coach and board member.

The race will be held at Wantagh Park, rain or shine. On site registration begins at 10 am and the race will start at 10:30 a.m. The fee is $30 for adults and $10 for children 16 and under. Make checks payable to Engine 65 and in the memo line show Tommy O.

 

For The Love Of Tennis

Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00

Hicksville residents honored by tennis association

The U.S. Tennis Association Long Island Region has recognized several Hicksville residents for their tennis playing or volunteering achievements. The group was honored at the USTA Long Island Region’s 23rd Annual Awards Dinner, which recognizes superior efforts both on and off the tennis court.

Terry Fontana received the Vitas Gerulaitis for the Love of Tennis award. She has been a longtime fixture in the Hicksville tennis community and is the driving force behind the Hicksville Community Tennis Association (CTA), which, since 1995, has been promoting the development of tennis as a means of healthy recreation and physical fitness and to create a community resource for physical activity throughout the area.

 

Lady Comets Honor Departing Seniors

Written by Patty Servidio, Hicksville@AntonNews.com Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00

It was a cold season for softball this year, colder than usual. Anyone who knows the sport recognizes that the weather can be changeable, but this softball season was fraught with snow, pouring rain, cancelled games, frigid temperatures, and blowing winds that would cause any team to crave the warmth of indoors.

That wasn’t the case with the Hicksville High School Lady Comets Varsity Softball team. They played through it all like champions, and endured the rough weather like superstars.

 

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