Friday, 08 March 2013 00:00
The Notre Dame fifth grade boys basketball team participated in the CYO tournament, hosted by St. Vincent de Paul in Elmont, capturing the championship, beating St. Aidan’s 30-9. Notre Dame scored victories over St Vincent de Paul, in the opening round of the tournament, followed by St. Aidan’s in the second and third round. Notre Dame took an early first quarter lead of 11-0 and never looked back. The final score was 30-9, giving the team the championship. The boys, under the coaching of Rob Kuzler, Joe Muratore, Al Puya and Rob Booth, had a solid season. They worked hard and worked together as a team. Defense and offensive ball movement were the catalysts to the team’s success.
The team was led by point guards Paul DePaulis, Joseph Muratore, shooting guards William Regan, Vincent Gambino and Declan Griffin, small forwards Justin Kuzler, Daniel Bateman and Brian Lendino-Nieves, power forwards Christian Ugolini and Michael Keller, and centers Robbie Booth and Abidin Dauti.
Last Updated (Monday, 29 November 1999 19:00) Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:00
For those that are fans of the Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters that are seen on their television screens, Nassau County residents now have the chance to train like them. Starting on June 15, the first ever east coast location for the brand-extended UFC gym opened at 2020 Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park.
UFC Gyms operate under the slogan “Train Different,” which is some of the best training that people come to this type of gym to get, according to Operations Manager Suzanne Silver.
Last Updated (Monday, 29 November 1999 19:00) Saturday, 15 June 2013 00:00
This year, as in years past, the jockeys from Belmont Park, including Sam the Bugler, visited the families and volunteers at Ronald McDonald House of Long Island (RMH-LI) as part of an annual partnership with the New York Racing Association (NYRA).
“This is a great event for our children and their families,” said Matt Campo, RMH-LI executive director. “It is a fun day that everyone looks forward to.”
Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00
Major League Baseball has selected Tori Parente from New Hyde Park Little League as The Sectional All-Around Champion. Parente outperformed all other sectional champs in the region. She will move on to MLB Team Championship held at Citi Field on June 15.
Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:00
The New Hyde Park Knights played at another Special Olympics Basketball Tournament held at Great Neck North High School’s gym on Saturday, May 11. The Knights came ready to play with smiles on their faces as they waited for the opening ceremonies. Two Great Neck Spirit torchbearers lead the way as the ceremonies started. Alan Someck, of the Spirit, managed the event.