Friday, 06 April 2012 00:00
Hobart College junior Bruce Grant of Syosset was selected the Liberty League Men’s Tennis Performer of the Week after posting a perfect 4-0 record in singles and 2-2 mark in doubles during one week in March.
Grant played at No. 1 singles and paired up with first-year Michael Fields at No. 1 doubles in all four of the Statesmen’s matches on their spring break trip to Hilton Head, S.C. Grant started the trip defeating his St. Thomas opponent 6-2, 7-6 (7-3), and earned his second win of the day with an 8-3 doubles victory. He rallied to top St. Olaf’s John Wight 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 10-4. Against Centre, he notched a 6-4, 7-5 triumph in singles and posted a 9-8 (7-2) doubles win. Grant also recorded a 6-3, 6-0 win over Carleton’s Avery Rux.
Grant improved to 6-4 at No. 1 singles this season. He is now 4-2 at No. 1 doubles with Fields.
Hobart edged St. Thomas 5-4 on Monday, defeated St. Olaf 6-3 on Tuesday and topped Centre 7-2 on Wednesday. The Statesmen fell to Carleton 6-3 on Thursday to finish their spring break trip to Hilton Head, S.C. Hobart is now 8-3 overall.
Thursday, 16 January 2014 09:41
Eight students from Jericho High School, the largest number of students from any school on Long Island this year, are among the 300 semifinalists picked from 1,800 entrants nationally and overseas in the annual Intel Science Talent Search.
Friday, 17 January 2014 00:00
Brookville’s Green Vale School students were featured in the September/October 2013 issue of Sport Rocketry, the official journal of the National Association of Rocketry.
The seventh-grade students competed nationally at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) last May in Virginia and were the youngest rocket scientists competing. They were also the only team from Long Island that qualified to enter the competition and one of only two teams from New York State.
Thursday, 16 January 2014 11:44
The Syosset Braves 11-year-old football team recently won the Superbowl Championship Game against the Rosedale Jets with a final score of 13 to 0.
Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:19
The Farrell & Schmidt Ho Ho Ho 5-Kilometer Run started and finished at the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on Dec. 21. The top local finisher was Tim Mahony of Syosset, who scored in 11th place overall and third in the 15 to 19 age group.
Other locals winning awards in this year’s Ho Ho Ho Run were Gina Ferraro of Syosset (2nd woman, 35-39 age group), Patty Santella of Syosset (3rd woman, 45-49 age group), Kim Solomine of Syosset (2nd woman, 55-59 age group).