Best Yet To Come From Bulldogs

Keandre Augustine

Keandre Augustine

The Roslyn High School boys’ varsity team is headed to the home stretch of the 2014-15 season with a winning record and hopes for a big winning streak that can give them momentum into the playoff season. [Read more...]

Roslyn Basketball On Top Of The Heap

Roslyn BulldogThe Holiday season is over and the Roslyn High School boys’ basketball team continues to play winning basketball. After the two-week layoff, the Bulldogs, on Jan. 6, defeated Glen Cove in a 78-71road win. Three days later, Roslyn traveled to Levittown to top Division High School, 77-56. [Read more...]

Scholar Athlete Team Champions

The field hockey team

The field hockey team

For the 2014-15 fall sports season Wheatley High School’s varsity field hockey team’s average unweighted GPA of 97.56 is the highest GPA in the sport of field hockey. This is the second consecutive year that the team has achieved this number one rating in New York State and has been recognized by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) for academic excellence. [Read more...]

Roslyn Horse Breeder Dies

nyra-logo-largeDonald Newman of Roslyn, a longtime thoroughbred owner and breeder in New York State, died on Tuesday, Dec. 23 after a brief illness. He was 85.

Newman was a sportswear manufacturer who purchased his first racehorse in 1974. He went on to campaign a number of stakes horses, including Mucchina, winner of the 1978 Ashland at Keeneland Race Course, First and Only, who took the 1993 Longfellow at Monmouth Park, and So N So, winner of the 2009 Lucy Scribner at Saratoga Race Course. [Read more...]

Aesthetics To Athletics Opens

From left: Chuck Lavine, Skye Ostreicher, Spencer Scalzitti, Wayne Wink, Vito Di Trapanai, Anna Kaplan, Meri Frischman and Peter Zuckerman

From left: Chuck Lavine, Skye Ostreicher, Spencer Scalzitti, Wayne Wink, Vito Di Trapanai, Anna Kaplan, Meri Frischman and Peter Zuckerman

Roslyn’s newest business establishment is Aesthetics to Athletics (A2A), located at 1500 Old Northern Blvd. Among those attending the recent ribbon-cutting ceremony was Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, Town of North Hempstead Clerk Wayne Wink, Vito Di Trapanai of the Roslyn Chamber of Commerce, and Town of North Hempstead Councilmembers Anna Kaplan and Peter Zuckerman. [Read more...]

Roslyn Sports Gear Up

Homecoming_091914AIt’s a new world for Roslyn High School basketball this year, as the Bulldogs are playing teams that they haven’t seen on their schedules before.

On Dec. 12, the Bulldogs defeated archrival Jericho, 76-73 in an exciting overtime win to keep them undefeated in the 2014-15 season. Four days later, Roslyn suffered its first loss of the season, falling 66-53 in an away game at Massapequa. Keandre Augustine and Noah Nardone were the two Bulldogs scoring in double digits, while Thomas Davis added nine points. [Read more...]

Kashani Shines In Track Invitational

Jacob Kashani

Jacob Kashani

The Farmingdale State men’s and women’s indoor track teams competed at the Manhattan College “Brother Jasper” Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 13 and placed in 13 different events. The men were led by sophomore Jacob Kashani of Roslyn who placed third in the one-mile in 4:58.75, while freshman Konrad Rogowski of Massapequa took fifth in 5:08.61. [Read more...]

Coaches Of The Year

Andy Demakopoulos

Andy Demakopoulos

Juan Mejia

Juan Mejia

A terrific Roslyn High School fall sports season was capped off with honors for two coaches. Boys Soccer Coach Juan Mejia and Roslyn girls’ Soccer coach, Andy Demakopoulos both earned Soccer Coach of the Year honors for Nassau County.

Coach Lettera Honored

Joe Lettera

Joe Lettera

Former Roslyn High school boys’ basketball coach and teacher Joe Lettera was honored at the Dec. 18 school board meeting. Lettera coached from 1958 to 1989 amassing 405 total victories and an impressive 28 out of 30 winning seasons as the varsity coach. He also captured seven division titles and two trips to the Nassau County titles, including a county championship in 1980. Lettera was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame earlier this year. [Read more...]

Fitness Expert Knows His Trade

Noah Siegel

Noah Siegel

Noah Siegel believes in one thing: dedication. The East Meadow resident expects nothing less from himself or others who walk into Siege Athletics on East Jericho Turnpike in Mineola. The training facility opened just before Thanksgiving.

What drives Siegel to help members at Siege is strength training, speed and conditioning. The core aspect of that regimen, Siegel says, is focusing on the minutiae of exercise. [Read more...]