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Honoring the guy who made soccer fields possible

It’s not every day kids get to meet the hero who enables playing their sport possible. But soccer youngsters, their parents and coaches received that gift on Sunday, as former Islip deputy …

Last week, the Sayville girls varsity lacrosse team used their leverage of home-field advantage while hosting Harborfields.  Erin Schaeffer christened the Sayville offense by scoring very …

Last week in varsity boys lacrosse Suffolk Division II, the Bayport-Blue Point Phantoms hosted the Port Jefferson Royals for a Friday matinee. The Phantoms came into the contest with a record of 3-1 …

Connetquot High School girls varsity lacrosse coach Sal Piscitelli spoke to his players after their recent 5-4 loss to William Floyd HS. The message was pretty straightforward: “You are better …

Barre – the popular form of group exercise which utilizes a ballet barre – has been a passion of Sara Kuhar’s. Now, she’s bringing that passion to Bay Shore. Bayport’s Pure Barre …

Former Major League Baseball infielder Tony Graffanino grew up in East Islip and was part of the 1990 graduating class. Graffanino spent 13 seasons in the big leagues as a member of the Atlanta …

Sayville and Westhampton Beach faced off on the gridiron for a rematch from two weeks prior at the same venue last Friday night for the Suffolk County Conference III Championship game. Because of …

Sayville varsity football ended the pandemic-shortened regular season in a smimilar fashion to how it began last Friday on Senior Night at Timothy J. Henck Field. It was another offensive power surge …

Kevin Baez, former New York Mets shortstop in 1990, 1992 and 1993, was drafted by the Mets in 1988. Baez played for the Long Island Ducks from 2002 to 2005 and was a member of the Ducks’ 2004 …

On a crisp mid-March evening in Sayville, the Golden Flashes shined as bright as the sun radiated on the South Shore earlier that afternoon. In the Varsity football match at Timothy J. Henck field, …

To give you an idea of the times, in 1961, John F. Kennedy was President. The East Germans put up the Berlin Wall, cutting off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany. United States-backed …

Sayville history buff Mark Smith is always on the lookout for memorabilia or artifacts of Sayville. He trolls the internet and sometimes nabs an item at the last second of an auction, like his …

Ramps, steps, rails and approximately 7,000 square feet of space to skate. It’ll all be part of the new skate park coming to Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, according to Islip Town …

During the Nov. 17 board of education meeting for the Bayport-Blue Point school district, vice president Brian Johnson brought forth a proposal to use surplus money in the school budget towards …

Neither lacrosse softwall rebounders nor brick walls are really that adequate for wall ball exercises. Laxworx, a Patchogue-based company, recently released its Lacrosse Hardwall Rebounder 2.0, which …

When the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announcedon Sept. 10 that the fall sports season would be postponed until March 2021, student athletes in the 800 high schools were …

Getting a gold medal in bench press is not an easy task. But Daniel Fletcher, 32, from East Moriches, has won a gold medal as first in his weight class for bench press in the Special Olympics …

In mid-July, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced that for the 2020-2021 season there would be no regional or state competition and that fall sports would start …

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