Keith “Mr. Massapequa” Piro, a longtime Massapequa resident, has been selected to be one of the boxers for the Seventh Annual Long Island Fight For Charity, which will be held November 23 at the Long Island Hilton in Melville.
This action-packed event is one of the Island’s leading charity fundraising and networking events. The event is expected to have an attendance of more than 1,200 people and to raise over $150,000 for local charities.
Congratulations to veteran Massapequa runner Glenn Morse, who scored as the first finisher in the 60-64 age group in the Sands Point Preserve 5 Kilometer Sprint for the Feinstein Institute, held on the grounds of the Sands Point preserve on Saturday morning, August 15. A total of 350 runners successfully completed the 5 Kilometer (3.107 Miles) course.
Congratulations to Massapequa boys, Joseph Swenson and Oliver Roberts, on being selected to the U.S. Soccer’s National Pool. The National Player Pool is composed of the best soccer players in the country. The boys’ journey to become national players began with the N Y State Olympic Development Program. They were chosen to participate in the NY State ODP Tournament, at which time they were ID’d by regional coaches. They were then invited to attend the Regional ID Camp where National coaches selected them for the National Player Pool. Congratulations to both the boys.
Last spring, the Massapequa Chiefs won their fourth straight Nassau County Class AA title. In June, Plainedge High School alumni and SUNY-Old Westbury pitching star, Robert Whitenack, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball summer draft. Whitenack was the first player from Old Westbury to ever be drafted by a big league squad. He was also the first Division III player to be taken in the draft.
The Baldinger brothers weren’t the only professional athletes to give pointers to local youth this summer. On July 14, local campers at the Marjorie Post Park Summer Recreation Program had the opportunity to meet New York Islanders defenseman Freddy Meyer.
As a part of the Islanders I.C.E. Tour, which is an interactive NHL theme park geared toward the younger fan, Meyer spent the morning signing autographs and hanging out with the campers.
The 12-0-1 Long Island Fury was well represented in the Women’s Premier Soccer League Eastern Conference Team of the Year.
Coach Paul Riley was named as the Eastern Conference Coach of the Year.
Many of the fastest women runners from all over the New York Metropolitan area joined with lots of runners from Long Island of all ages and abilities for the 26th annual Arrow Exterminating Company Long Island Women’s 5 Kilometer Run, held on the roads of Farmingdale on Saturday morning, July 18 — and all of them enjoyed the picture perfect weather that highlighted an almost picture perfect event.
A record breaking field of 349 runners and walkers crossed the finish line at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School at the 6th annual Heart & Sole 5 Kilometer Run on Sunday morning, July 12, and athletes from the Massapequas were once again among the top finishers in the older age groups.
Greg Karl of Massapequa Park finished in 20 minutes, 55 seconds to earn the first-place award in the 60-64 age group, Glenn Morse of Massapequa finished second in that same age group in 21:40, Sherry Bellovin of North Massapequa earned the second-place award in the women’s 60-64 age group in 33:08, and Howard Kestenbaum of Massapequa Park earned the third place award in the 75-79 age group in 38:27.
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