Turf Fields Put To Work

Thomas Davis goes for a touchdown in the 2014 Homecoming game against Great Neck North.

Thomas Davis goes for a touchdown in the 2014 Homecoming game against Great Neck North.

The issue of installing turf fields at public school facilities is an ongoing one all around Long Island. Roslyn High School, as often is the case, is ahead of the curve. In October 2007, the Bulldog football squad played their first game on the artificial turf installed on high school grounds. [Read more…]

Gjonlekaj Scores A Big Year

Mark_022515AWhile his old team, Roslyn High School, is busy making its way through the highly-competitive Conference A-II playoffs, former Bulldog star Mark Gjonlekaj, now a sophomore for the Old Westbury Panthers, said farewell to the 2014-15 regular season with a monster game of his own. [Read more…]

Cardiac Kids Advance To Semis

Keandre Augustine

Keandre Augustine

Maybe playing on the road isn’t such a bad thing for the Roslyn Bulldogs. Last Friday, the 11th seed Bulldogs won their second straight heart-stopping Conference A playoff game, stunning number three-seeded Roosevelt, 62-61 to advance to the conference semifinals. [Read more…]

Kafri Organizes Cycling Event

Yariv Kafri

Yariv Kafri

Equinox of Roslyn recently hosted a successful Cycle For Survival, an all-day event designed to raise funds for people with rare forms of cancer. Now, Roslyn Heights resident Yariv Kafri is involved in a similar cycling event. The founder of Supportersize, Kafri, along with CYCLElogy, is hosting a cycling event for people living with cancer. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. at Equinox Woodbury.  [Read more…]

Kaplan To Kick For Tulane

Pictured standing behind Jeremy  Kaplan are Roslyn High School  Principal Andrew Scott, Jeremy’s mother Elayna Kaplan, Michael Corcoran, Athletic Director Peter Melore, and Jeremy’s father, David Kaplan.

Pictured standing behind Jeremy
Kaplan are Roslyn High School
Principal Andrew Scott, Jeremy’s mother Elayna Kaplan, Michael Corcoran, Athletic Director Peter Melore, and Jeremy’s father, David Kaplan.

Roslyn High School Senior Jeremy Kaplan has committed to play football for Tulane University, New Orleans. Kaplan, a kicker, was offered a preferred walk-on position by the Tulane football program, guaranteeing him a roster spot on the team. He will report to training camp on Aug. 2.  [Read more…]

Track Star Headed To Johns Hopkins

Scott Pourshalchi

Scott Pourshalchi

Emily Lipari isn’t the only recent Roslyn High School athlete to enjoy great success on the track field. Scott Pourshalchi, who is graduating this spring, has been a star athlete for the Bulldog track team throughout his time at the high school. [Read more…]

More Honors For Roslyn Alums

George Beamon

George Beamon

Roslyn resident Mark Gjonlekaj, a sophomore forward at The SUNY College at Old Westbury has been named Men’s Basketball Divisions II-III Honorable Mention for games played in early January. The honor came right after Gjonlekaj was named the Skyline Conference Co-Player of the Week after leading the Panthers to a pair of conference wins. [Read more…]

Top Finishes For Wheatley Track

Members of the Wheatley High School Boys’ and Girls’ Winter Track teams, which include athletes from the Roslyn area, finished outstanding seasons with a second place finish for the boys squad and a third place finish for the girls’ squad at the Conference Championships. [Read more…]

Anand Is A Scholar Athlete

Roslyn’s Athletic Director Peter Melore and Roslyn High School Principal Dr. Scott Andrews congratulate Sahil Anand.

Roslyn’s Athletic Director Peter Melore and Roslyn High School Principal Dr. Scott Andrews congratulate Sahil Anand.

Roslyn High School senior Sahil Anand has been named a News 12 Scholar Athlete and was featured on the air during a recent program.  [Read more…]

Gjonlekaj Keys Panthers Wins

Mark Gjonlekaj

Mark Gjonlekaj

While Roslyn High School is off to another fast start in the 2014-2015 season, Bulldog alumni, Mark Gjonlekaj continues to make strides in his second season at SUNY-Old Westbury. [Read more…]