Friday, 06 April 2012 00:00
The SUNY College at Old Westbury sophomore outfielder John Angelino was recently named Skyline Conference Baseball Co-Player of the Week. Angelino closed out the week by producing four consecutive multiple hit games (10 for 15, a home run, six RBI, seven runs and four stolen bases).
In a 4-2 week for Old Westbury, Angelino hit .500 (10 for 20) including three doubles, one triple and one homer to go with six RBI, 10 runs scored and five stolen bases. He generated a 1.125 slugging percentage.
Against Purchase, he went 6-for-6 with four runs scored, two RBI and three runs scored as Old Westbury split the doubleheader. He closed out the week with a 4-for-9 series sweep against Mount Saint Vincent, including three runs scored, four RBI, two doubles and a two-run homer. He scored the game-winning run in Old Westbury’s 11-10 game two victory, clubbing a one out double in the ninth, followed by stealing third and scoring off a walk-off single by Brian Walsh.
On the season, the Shirley, NY native is hitting .397 (27-68) with 26 runs scored, 17 RBI and 12 stolen bases while slugging .632 (nine doubles, two triples, one home run). He ranks among the team leaders in runs scored (tied for first), home runs (tied for first), doubles (tied for first), triples (second), RBI (third), hits (fourth) and stolen bases (fourth).
Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00
Westbury High School students are teaching younger children from Park Avenue Elementary School valuable life lessons about money and business skills through the High School Heroes program.
In this program, high school students that are taking Renate Johnson’s Junior Achievement class will go into first grade classrooms to teach 45-minute lessons.
“It is a program that gives high school and younger students confidence and teaches them about business and financial literacy,” said Johnson.
Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:00
The Westbury Historical Society will host Dr. Natalie Naylor, professor emerita at Hofstra University and author of Women in Long Island’s Past: Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives at their next meeting on March 9.
Naylor’s presentation will focus on the place of women in Long Island’s history, including several prominent women from Westbury’s past.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray.
The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Congratulations to Westbury athletes Michael Esposito, Eileen Harris, Brett Harris, and Michael Going, each of whom won awards in Race # 1 of the Jonas Chiropractic Run Nassau Series co-hosted by Nassau County and the Greater Long Island Running Club.
Michael Esposito, age 15, took home the second place award in the 15-19 age group with a time of 23 minutes, 6 seconds. Eileen Harris, age 42, earned the first place award in the women’s 40-44 age group. She completed the race with her 45 year old husband, Brett Harris, who was the third place award winner in the men’s 45-49 age group. Michael Going, age 41, scored third place honors in the 40-44 age group with a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds.