All Hail The Champs!

Lacrosse_052015AWhen Roslyn native Allison Schneider accepted a scholarship to attend Adelphi University, she knew she was signing on to one of the nation’s top girls’ lacrosse programs. Adelphi topped Lock Haven 5-4 in overtime to win the 2014-15 NCAA national championship. Adelphi advanced to the finals with a 10-6 victory over Stonehill College in a home game in Garden City. In a win over Philadelphia University, Schneider had two assists. She scored a goal in a win over Franklin Pierce and had another assist in the win over American International. Here she is pictured with the national champion trophy.

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Honors For Albertson Firemen

Firemen_04315ALast month, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilman Peter Zuckerman and Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman all honored a dozen members of the Albertson Hook and Ladder Company at their 105th annual Installation Dinner. The event was held at The Royalton in Roslyn Heights. [Read more…]

Special Passover Celebration

Sinai_04815AThis year, Temple Sinai added yet another way to embrace Passover. In this case, the event is called “Passover with Pals.” The temple hosted a seder for special needs children. Although this was the first year, it was clear that a new tradition has begun. In the words of one of the parents, “Thank you for such an engaging and interactive seder for the Chazak children. It was a great evening and the kids were really involved. The food was delicious too!” [Read more…]

Looking Back At A Great Season

BBCapCThe Roslyn Bulldogs, under head coach Craig Murphy, are quietly building a winning tradition in varsity basketball. For the second time in three years, the Bulldogs made it to the Final Four in Nassau County tournament action. The Bulldogs’ goal is to win a country title and that day keeps drawing nearer. [Read more…]

Bulldogs Fall Short In Playoffs

Keandre Augustine looks for the open man.

Keandre Augustine looks for the open man.

The Roslyn Bulldogs traveled a long way in the 2014-15 basketball season. They regrouped from last year to post winning records in both Conference A-III and overall play. Seeded number 11 in Conference A playoff action, the Bulldogs won a string of improbable victories to make it to semifinal action. However, a great season came to an end last Saturday night as Roslyn fell, 47-42 to Valley Stream South. [Read more…]

Rugby Tryouts Ongoing

RUgby_022515ARugby, one of the world’s most popular sports, has its presence on Long Island with the Long Island Colts Boys’ Rugby Club. [Read more…]

More Honors For Leahy

2015-02-04-11-08-53Alana Leahy, senior captain of the Wheatley High School soccer team was named to the All-County and All-State soccer team. [Read more…]

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…]