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SBA Now Affiliated With Little League International

Syosset Baseball Association (SBA) has announced that they will become part of Little League International, the largest Little League organization in the world, headquartered in Williamsport, PA. In a communication sent by president Rob Jolson, it stated that SBA will be entitled to register for the Little League World Series shown on national TV every August. There are tournaments for all Little League age groups.

The local district that the SBA will become a part of encompasses the surrounding towns of Hicksville, Plainview, Bethpage, Central Nassau, Levittown, East Meadow, Westbury, Bayville and others of the Long Island region. The organizers at SBA are excited for this opportunity and look forward to the local baseball community enjoying the benefits that Little League International will offer their program.

Players will wear the Little League patch on their uniforms. Little League is a registered trademark of Little League International. All the benefits of becoming part of this organization can be found by visiting www.littleleague.org.

News

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.

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.


Sports

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.

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).


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