The office of Dr. James Grossane, principal of Massapequa High School – Main Campus, was bursting with pride on Feb. 4 when two highly recruited student-athletes sat down to sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day.
It’s a hole-in-one for golfers as the Oyster Bay Town Board voted, for the second consecutive year, to hold the line on memberships and fees at the Town Golf Course, according to Councilman Joe Muscarella.
The Massapequa High School girls’ basketball squad saw its winning season come to an end recently when they fell to second seed Baldwin, 50-38 in a Conference AA-I semifinal away game played on Feb. 24.
After a successful trip to the Cooperstown summer tournament and winning their league championships in both the summer and the fall of 2009, the SW Yankees are preparing for the 2010 season and looking for players.
The basketball playoff season is under way and the Massapequa High School girls’ team is off to a flying start.
The playoffs have begun and the Massapequa High School boys’ basketball squad is off to a solid start, as they won an away game against Carey High School, 53-44 in Class AA play.
Runners of all ages and levels of ability are invited to join in the fun at the annual Runner’s Edge Winter Fun Run on Sunday morning, Feb. 28. The run is being co-hosted by the Runner’s Edge and the Greater Long Island Running Club, with Runner’s Edge CEO Bob Cook and GLIRC Fun Run Chair Sam Zinn sharing the event director’s chores.
Local runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes of all ages and levels of ability are cordially invited to the H.B. Mattlin Middle School in Plainview on Saturday, March 27 for the 33rd annual Nationwide Insurance 10 Kilometer Run for ASPIRE, Long Island’s oldest continuously held 10 K run.
In recent years, the Sachem Cherokees set the gold standard for sportsmanship among girls soccer teams as the Cherokees won seven LIJSL Sportsmanship Awards. They were coached by Leon Chetuck, who is now coaching the Sachem Eagles, competing in Boys-Under-19, Division 1.
A new millennium and now a new decade has produced another girls team known for its sporting play. The Massapequa Lil Spirit have won four consecutive LIJSL Sportsmanship Awards and also received three silver chevrons and one bronze chevron. The Lil Spirit is not so Lil anymore as they are now Girls-Under-16, Division 2 and are in their seventh year of LIJSL play. Nice girls finish first as they have won three LIJSL division titles and have been crowned tournament champions in East Meadow, Cape May and in the Lehigh Valley.
Youngsters and their parents took advantage of the beautiful weekend last week and ice skated at the Marjorie R. Post Community Park, at the corner of Unqua Road and Merrick Road in Massapequa.
The skate house has a wood burning fireplace, rest area and snack bar. Ice skates can be rented and there are three two-hour sessions daily supervised by skating town employees.
Throughout the year the park offers a number of recreational venues for tennis, swimming, basketball, lawn parties, a community center for meetings and a softball field and more.
The park is named for the late Marjorie R. Post, a Massapequa resident and the first Town of Oyster Bay Councilwoman.
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