Mineola Tops WildFrogs, Head To Semis

Dominic Paggi, tackles Luis Costa

Dominic Paggi (left) tackles Luis Costa

Mustang quarterback James Gerstner knew round two with the Carle Place-Wheatley WildFrogs would be different. Mineola beat the WildFrogs a week earlier, 35-7 in an Mineola offensive showcase. To open the Nassau IV football quarterfinal at Hampton Stadium on Saturday, Wheatley blitzed early, but the pressure gave way to a key turnover and a Mustang run game that pounded the CP-W front seven, ending in a 28-6 Mineola victory. [Read more...]

Mayor’s Trophy Tourney

mayor_103114AThe finals of the East Hills Mayor’s Trophy Softball Tournament game were recently played at The Park At East Hills. The day started with the introduction of the two teams followed by the first pitch being thrown out by Village Trustee Brian Meyerson. [Read more...]

Bulldogs Are Conference Champs

Roslyn soccer in action

Roslyn soccer in action

The highly successful Roslyn High School soccer season is winding to an end, with both the girls’ and boys’ squads playing winning ball. The Lady Bulldogs went into the final week of the season with a 4-1-2 record. On Oct. 15, they lost an away game to Wheatley High School, 3-0, but bounced back two days later to top Great Neck South, 2-0. [Read more...]

Bulldogs Remain Undefeated

Roslyn soccer in action

Roslyn soccer in action

Soccer is the word as the Roslyn High School fall sports season heads towards the end of October.

Both the boys’ and girls’ varsity squads continued to play winning ball in Conference A-II play. The boys’ team is undefeated, while the girls’ squad has lost only one game. [Read more...]

Mineola Tops Rams, Avenges Loss

The Mineola Mustangs beat the West Hempstead Rams 15-14.

The Mineola Mustangs beat the West Hempstead Rams 15-14.

 

The Mineola Mustangs ended last year’s playoff run in a 34-6 drubbing from the West Hempstead Rams. Mineola was poised for another post season push in 2014 and it showed on Saturday, Oct. 11, with a 15-14 victory over the Rams in homecoming weekend.

With a slow start in the first half, Mineola (4-1) put their first points on the board in the second quarter with a field goal by senior Robert Lang. After a touchdown by the Rams (2-3), they headed into halftime 7-3. [Read more...]

Roslyn Alum Is Tops In NEC

Talia Schwartz in action

Talia Schwartz in action

After a stellar career at Roslyn High School, where she earned All County honors, Roslyn resident Talia Schwartz is continuing her excellence on the soccer field for Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn. At the midway point of the NCAA Division 1 women’s soccer season, Schwartz, the starting goalkeeper for Sacred Heart, is ranked as one of the top goalies in the NCAA’s Northeast Conference (NEC). [Read more...]

New Gym Opening Nearby

Noah Siegel. Photo courtesy of Siege Fitness Facebook

Noah Siegel. Photo courtesy of Siege Fitness Facebook

Noah Siegel, an East Meadow bodybuilding expert, will open Siege Athletics, a high-intensity, members-only gym at 228 E. Jericho Tpke. in Mineola. The Mineola Village Board approved his plan last week. Siegel expects to open by Nov. 1.

“We’re training people at a high level,” he said last week at a public hearing. “Everyone is welcome to come down and take a look. If they want to participate, great. But this is not for everybody. We’re not going to put people’s health in danger.” [Read more...]

Chiefs Stop Warriors

 

James Rosellon (right) during his own touchdown run

James Rosellon (right) during his own touchdown run

The nine-year-old Mineola Chiefs, whose squad contains players from Roslyn, defeated the Franklin Square Warriors 19-12 last Saturday, bringing their winning record to 2-0. [Read more...]

Kashani Stars For Farmingdale

Jacob Kashani

Jacob Kashani

Roslyn resident Jacob Kashani, currently a sophomore cross-country track star at Farmingdale State, recently competed in the Bard College Invitational.  At the meet, Kashani finished in 54th place overall and led his team to a 13th place finish. Kashani’s time was 28:56.

Freshman Megan Eiseman of Seaford led the Farmingdale State women’s cross country team to a 13th place finish at that same meet.

Jets Come Out For Charity

Muhammad Wilkerson

Muhammad Wilkerson

On Monday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., the Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success will host a Monday Night Party, with appearances by several current and former New York Jets players. The evening is a fundraiser to benefit the Roslyn Special Education Parent Teacher Association and the Quinton Coples Foundation. Coples is hosting the event. [Read more...]