Thursday, 10 October 2013 00:00
The Manhasset High School Crew Team opened its season at the Tail of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, New York on Saturday, Sept. 28. Eighty-three Manhasset athletes competed. A total of 291 boats from different high schools representing 22 teams from four states participated. The Manhasset team entered a total of 17 boats and earned 12 medals in these 3200 meter head races: 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 6 Bronze.
Head Coach Hugo Guardado-Henriquez was proud of the team’s performance and expressed a sincere “Thank you to all the kids and coaches for the amazing job this weekend.”
Competitors and honors earned were as follows:
Varsity Girls 4+(A): BRONZE
Maddie Diskin, Alexa Postiglione, Chloe Murphy, MC Gillis, Angelica Cramer (coxswain)
Varsity Girls 4+(B): BRONZE
Kelly Kenlon, Julie Alonso, Laila Lapins, Irene Karantzios, Hannah Press (coxswain)
Varsity Girls 4+(C): GOLD
Erin Lyons, Sylvanna Schiefele, Elisa DeSousa, Courtny Marino, Emma Hanley (coxswain)
Varsity Girls 8+(A): 5th overall
Kelly Kenlon, Julie Alonso, Laila Lapins, Irene Karantzios, Chloe Murphy, Alexa Postiglione, Maddie Diskin, MC Gillis, Emma Hanley (coxswain)
JV Girls 8+(A): BRONZE
Mary Kate Scrobe, Erin Lyons, Victoria Radman, Sylvanna Schiefele, Annie Mills, Kayla Keriazes, Elisa De Sousa, Courtney Marino, Kalli Kapetanos (coxswain)
JV Girls 8+(B) Novice: BRONZE
Jordan Winn, Ashley Fanning, Sara Wong, Caitlin O’Connor, Katerina Base, Jessica Siconolfi, Michelle Loree, Emma Gillis, Katie Gross (coxswain)
Novice Girls 8+(A): 7th of 10
Madeline Conner, Ashley Fanning, Shveta Vatsia, Kenar Haratunian, Sophia D’Angelo, Kayla Keriazes, Michelle Loree, Emma Gillis, Amanda Kelly (coxswain)
Novice Girls 8+(B): BRONZE
Jordan Winn, Katie Gross, Fallon Walsh, Caitlin O’Connor, Katerina Base, Jessica Siconolfi, Sara Wong, Caitlin Mirrione, Lauren Moschitta (coxswain)
Boys Varsity 4+(A): 7th Overall
John Petrakis, James Messina, William Delaney, Tom Panetta, Daniel Erb (coxswain)
Boys Varsity 4+(B): SILVER
John Knox, Harry Tsou, Mark Andriotis, Connor Lee, John Amorosana (coxswain)
Boys Varsity 4+(C): GOLD
Michael Kennedy, Marc Soyak, Stasi Thermos, Declan DePietro, Jon Nikolaidis (coxswain)
Boys Varsity 8+: 5th overall
Owen Gahan, John Luke Mantikas, Owen Ferris, Marc Soyak, Mark Andriotis, Alex Donovan, John Knox, Declan De Pietro, Daniel Erb (coxswain)
Boys JV 8+(A): SILVER
John Petrakis, Ryan Lee, Austin Yung, James Messina, Michael Kennedy, Tom Panetta, William Morea, Stasi Thermos, John Amorosana (coxswain)
Boys JV 8+(B): SILVER
Anthony Raimondi, George Thatos, George Theodosopoulas, Bart Voto, Mark Baker, Harry Tsou, William Delaney, Connor Lee, Vincent Caliendo (coxswain)
Boys JV 8+(C): 11th overall
Dan Rubio, James Ficano, Lazarus Ziozis, James Delaney, John Shefcik, Doug Dreyer, James Bellucci, Dylan Carroll, Buddy Vetrone (coxswain)
Boys Novice 8+(A): BRONZE
John Psyllos, Alex Crewe, Lazarus Ziozis, James Bellucci, Mark Baker, Jake Delaney, George Theodosopoulas, George Thatos, Buddy Vetrone (coxswain)
Boys Novice 8+(B): SILVER
Christopher Papadopoulos, James Ficano, Angelo Kalapodis, Doug Dreyer, John Shefcik, Christian Andriotis, Spencer Fenuka, Dylan Carroll, Jake Winchester (coxswain)
Next on the team’s fall calendar is the Textile River Regatta in Massachusetts.
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
A new Child Care Centerfor children ages eight weeks through Pre-K—opened at Farmingdale State College this week, which will be open to the community and the college campus.
“The College owes a great deal of thanks to everyone involved in this project,” said Farmingdale State College President Hubert Keen. “This center provides a safe and nurturing environment for the children of our students, faculty and staff.
Especially for our students, the availability of quality child care can determine whether or not they are able to complete their education.”
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:48
Preparations are underway for the Annual Christmas Tree lighting to be held this Friday, Dec. 6 at Mary Jane Davies Park on Plandome Road. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m.
Workers have been busy decorating the gazebo with garland and lights to make the this year’s celebration the best yet. Sponsored by the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, The Town of North Hempstead and the Manhasset Park District, the event will feature holiday music performed by the Manhasset High School Brass Choir.
The program will begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and the blessing offered by Rev. Dr. Steven D. Pierce of the Community Reformed Church. The winners of the poster contest will be announced during the ceremony followed by the anticipated lighting of the Manhasset Christmas tree. The Manhasset Parks Department will be dispensing hot chocolate and treats, too.Santa Claus will make a ‘surprise’ appearance on Manhasset-Lakeville’s Fire truck and volunteer firefighters will be handing out candy canes to girls and boys. Come on down and celebrate the beginning of the season.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
On Saturday, November 9, the MHS Girls Swim Team competed in the Nassau County Team Championships. After a strong preliminary performance on Friday, the girls had their sights set on swimming even faster on Saturday at the finals. On Friday, Manhasset qualified 14 individual swims in the top 10 and all three relays. The team also had an additional 7 swims in the consolation finals (places 11-20). On Saturday, the top 20 individuals and relays compete in each event, all finishers scoring points towards their team total.
In the championship’s opening event, the 200 yd. medley relay team from Manhasset set the tone for what turned out to be a historic day in Manhasset Girls Swimming. The relay team of Grace Kenlon, Allegra Sodi, Megan Smith and Meredith Johnson finished third and set a new school record time of 1:51.96, also qualifying for the New York State Championships.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
The Indians' regular season came to a close recently, but not before the boys locked up several more post-season honors to complete a highly successful campaign that brought an undefeated season as well as Division and Conference Championships. Manhasset headed into the post-season with high aspirations and battled it out with rival Wantagh High School for two weekends in a row—at both the Class Country Championships and the State Qualification race—coming up just short on both occasions, but achieving many milestones along the way.