Written by Illustrated News Staff Thursday, 27 March 2014 00:00
The New Hyde Park Lady Jaguars emerged the victorious as first place winners of the Hofstra Jets Bubble Indoor Soccer League on Saturday March 8. The team played an intense three game sudden death series against two teams from the Albertson Soccer Club and one team from the Syosset Soccer Club.
The Lady Jags won the first game against the U12 Albertson Fury Blue team, 3-1. In the next game, the New Hyde Park took on the Albertson Fury Red team. The defense of the Lady Jaguars held this strong team to only one goal while the stellar Jaguar offense was able to put two goals into the net.
In the final game, the Lady Jaguars defeated Syosset 3-0. Goals were scored by Tesse Cash, Mary Tsahas, Alexandra Caldwell and Zoe Winston with the offensive support of Kate Conway, Nicole Orlando , Sam Coope, Aisling McGrath and Claire O’Reagan. The tough defensive team players were Jillian Fager Nora Higgins, Caitlin McDonough, Catherine Rivera and Sam Corrigan.
Goalies Linda Artuso and McDonough played strong, holding the opponent’s to two goals. Andrea and Vrisida Bouzos contributed with their skilled play during all of the games throughout the indoor season.
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James Sokol and Jake Leeds from Boy Scout Troop 298 recently completed their service projects.
Sokol and fellow Scouts replaced the backboards, rims and nets in the basketball court in Nuzzi Park. They also trimmed trees and repainted the court lines.
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The debate over New York State Common Core standards continues, with students from local school districts showing a mild resistance to the exams.
According to the New York State Allies for Public Education, 39 students in the Herricks School District opted out of the English exam, while 74 did not take the math test. For the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District, 17 students did not take the English test while 18 refused to take the math test.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:00
The Sewanhaka Indians varsity football team hosted Elmont Spartans on Saturday, Oct. 18 in its final home game of the regular season.
It certainly did not go as the Indians had hoped, falling 18-8, in a mistake filled game. Head coach George Kasimatis said the Indians had their chances, but kept digging themselves into a hole with mental mistakes on both sides of the ball.
Playing from behind, senior running back Brenton Mighty was able to break free for a long touchdown run, to put the Indians on the board.
Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:00
Sewanhaka Indians Head football coach George Kasimatis told his team to expect a dogfight in this weeks game against the New Hyde Park Gladiators, and he was right after its 35-21 victory last week.
“All the kids know each other really well, it’s always competitive when we play each other,” he said.