Friday, 05 October 2012 08:39
Skills clinics, drills and lots of practices are paying off for the three Syosset Cyclones teams in the Travel Division of SYAC Girls Softball.
The U10 Cyclones came up big in competition against the Bellmore Blue Fire, with 12-2 and 19-1 victories on Sunday, Sept. 30. The Cyclones had their hitting shoes on as they pounded out big home runs and were speedy on the basepaths. The team is 6-0 for the season and leading the U10 division of the East Meadow Fall Classic.
The U9 squad lost a close one to the Long Island Hellcats in Oyster Bay. The Cyclones out-hit their competition and made the game exciting, as the girls showed improvement in both pitching and batting. The team is 2-2 in the Rocky Pacent League.
The U12 squad, which is 4-2 for the season, had a bye this past week. In addition to the travel program, SYAC Girls Softball hosts a spring community softball program for girls. For more information: www.SYACGS.org.
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 00:00
A Syosset surgeon has become the first in the United States to present findings from a clinical trial on a combined bariatric approach to enhance weight loss that involves implanting a Lap Band and performing surgery on the stomach.
Plication, or surgery to fold the outer curve of the stomach into a pleat, is new in its application to bariatric surgeries. For decades, the procedure was used to treat perforated ulcers or stomach trauma.
Saturday, 07 December 2013 00:00
On Nov. 7, more than 150 supporters gathered for MercyFirst’s Annual Harvest Ball held at The Garden City Hotel, raising more than $100,000 to help fund MercyFirst’s programs.
This year, the 2013 MercyFirst Community Partner Honoree Awards went to three Syosset-Woodbury families: The Millers, The Cliffords and The Majoys.
Thursday, 05 December 2013 00:00
Fourteen student-athletes from Syosset High School have committed to play at a college or university next year.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
Jericho Celeste Taub, 13, showed that she could run with the big girls (and the big boys!) on Sunday, Nov. 17, as she scored a decisive victory in the Women’s Division of the 5th annual Blue Ribbon Run for Prostate Cancer, a 5-kilometer road race that started and finished at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park.
Taub finished the Run in 20 minutes, 17 seconds, 53 seconds in front of 36-year-old runner-up Kelly Bregou of New York City.