Come join Long Island’s only all-female Roller Derby team, the Long Island Roller Rebels, at their 2010 season opener as they take on the Jersey Shore Roller Girls on Saturday, March 13 at Skate Safe America, 182 Bethpage Sweet Hollow Road in Old Bethpage. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the whistle blows at 8 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance; $15 at the door, under 8 free. For information, contact Skate Safe America at 249-1717 or visit www.LongIslandRollerRebels.com.
The East Meadow Soccer Club will hold its 32nd Annual East Meadow Soccer Tournament, sponsored by Covanta, on Aug. 28 and Aug. 29. The tournament is one of the largest in the northeast and offers an excellent opportunity to get your team ready for the fall season. Yearly more then 400 teams compete in this tournament, which is held at over 17 locations on some of the finest fields located throughout Nassau County. Applications are being accepted online only at https://www.gotsport.com//forms/app/Default.aspx?eventid=9240.
Runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes of all ages and levels of ability are invited to the H.B. Mattlin Middle School in Plainview on Saturday, March 27 for the 33rd Annual Nationwide Insurance 10 Kilometer Run for ASPIRE, Long Island’s oldest continuously held 10K run.
In celebration of youth hockey, the New York Islanders recently hosted the 2010 Lighthouse International Tournament as peewee hockey teams (ages 11-13) from Finland, China, Japan and the United States converged on the Nassau Coliseum ice.
Team Nassau made it to the semifinals, but was taken out by Team China, with a score of 8-2. Team China then went on to a championship game against Team Suffolk, where they fell, losing 6-2. Suffolk County was named the Tournament gold medal winner. Immediately after the game, there was a medal ceremony with special presenters, Islanders General Manager Garth Snow and Team President Chris Dey.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is currently seeking community volunteers to help organize and participate in its Relay for Life event being planned for June 12.
Relay for Life is an overnight community celebration where groups of friends, families, neighbors and coworkers form teams to walk around a track, to raise spirits, awareness and funds to fight cancer through research, education, advocacy and patient and family services.
Following her sixth Skyline Conference Rookie of the Week honor, SUNY College at Old Westbury freshman Krystina Agard was named to the D3Hoops.com National Team of the Week for the first time this season after capturing her sixth Skyline Conference Rookie of the Week honor. The accolade is for games played from Jan. 11-17. The Team of the Week is D3hoops.com’s weekly honor roll, in its 13th season of recognizing the top performances at each of the five positions from the previous week.
Agard averaged 32.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists while firing away at 59.3 percent (19-of-32) from the field and 83.3 percent (20-of-24) from the free throw line. She scored 30 points (9-of-16 FG) and grabbed nine boards against Farmingdale State and followed with 34 points (shooting 10-of-16) in addition to four assists, two blocked shots and a pair of steals against Sage.
Entering the week, Agard is ranked third in the nation in scoring with 23.4 points (ranks 2nd in Skyline Conference) per game and averages 4.67 assists (ranked 2nd in Skyline Conference), 4.27 steals (ranked 3rd in Skyline Conference) and 1.73 blocked shots (ranked 3rd in Skyline Conference). Agard is also shooting 86.5 percent from the free throw line (ranked 2nd in Skyline Conference) and 43.6 percent from the field (ranked 5th in Skyline Conference).
Members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University are trading in their hats, scarves and gloves for bathing suits, goggles and towels on Sunday, Feb. 7 when they join the Long Beach Polar Bears in their annual Super Bowl Splash to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York.
The cold-weather swim in the Atlantic Ocean will be held at Riverside Beach at Riverside Boulevard and Broadway at 1 p.m. The C.W. Post SAAC hopes to raise $1,000 in support of the charity that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Registration for the Westbury Amateur Baseball Association’s (WABA) Spring 2010 Little League will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Westbury Recreation Center, 360 Post Avenue, from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration fees are $50 for players ages 5 to 7; $85 for players ages 8 to 12; and $105 for players 13 and older. For more information on additional registration dates and times, visit www.westburybaseball.com or call 333-5358.
The New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation has promoted William Dunn to the role of head men’s lacrosse coach. Dunn has served as assistant coach, defensive coordinator, and strength and conditioning coach for the team for the past 10 seasons. The Bears kick off the 2010 season against Limestone College in the Face Off For A Cure Tournament in Orlando, FL,on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 1 p.m.
“It is truly an honor being selected as the next head coach at NYIT,” said Dunn. “Following in Jack Kaley’s footsteps is a major endeavor, and my staff and I look forward to this challenge. We have a very impressive group of players this year, and plan on many successful seasons to come.”
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