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Main Street Mile Set For Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, 15 August 2013 00:00

The ninth annual “Main Street Mile” will take place on Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 9 a.m. (kid’s fun run at 8:30 a.m.) on Main Street in Farmingdale. The event is held in memory of a long-time fixture at Long Island road races — John McManus. Families and recreational runners are encouraged to join elite participants in the event that will benefit Pat LaFontaine’s Companions in Courage Foundation (www.CiC16.org).

LaFontaine said, “This is a great way for families to kick off the Labor Day weekend. I am looking forward to seeing Long Island come together for such a great cause.” The hockey hall-of-famer’s foundation builds interactive game rooms in children’s hospitals. Their most recent room opened at Cohen Children’s Hospital at North Shore-LIJ in April.

 

Farmingdale Baseball Seniors Honored

Thursday, 15 August 2013 08:41

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Nassau County Legislators Rose Walker and Michael Venditto attended the Farmingdale Dalers Annual Baseball Dinner where they honored graduating team seniors for their hard work and dedication. The Farmingdale Dalers’ Head Coach, Frank Tassielli and Assistant Coaches Michael Marchitto and George Graf also spoke of the teams many accomplishments.

 

Farmingdale Devils Win 911 Tournament

Thursday, 08 August 2013 00:00

The Farmingdale U9 travel baseball team won the championship of Farmingdale Baseball League’s 911 Memorial Tournament.  The team went 4-0 in pool play with wins over the Seaford Vikings , Wantagh Hawks and two over the East Meadow Mustangs. In the playoff round they met the Plainedge Red Devils and dispatched them with a 10-0 victory.

 

Huge Comeback Crowns St. Kilian’s CYO Champions

Thursday, 08 August 2013 00:00

The St. Kilian Saints looking to three-peat as the CYO High Division Champions faced the St. Ignatius Cardinals at Howitt Middle School.The Cardinals pitching kept the Saints bats in check for most of the game, heading into the bottom of the 7th inning trailing 4-1 the Saints bats came alive. Consecutive singles by Chris Stewart, Brett Davies, Brandon Carbanaro, Mike Anzalone, and a huge two-run double by Andrew Streppone tied the game at 4. With the bases loaded and no outs Ryan Goldberg singled through the drawn infield to drive home Mike Anzelone to win the game and  the championship. St. Kilian 5—St. Ignatius 4.

 

Lady Champions Set To Host Lax Tourny In September

Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

Lacrosse teams from across the region are invited to a major fall tournament sponsored by the 2013 New York State Girls Lacrosse Champions, Farmingdale’s Lady Dalers.

The event, scheduled for September 29 at Farmingdale High School, is open to any and all teams ranging from grades three through 12. The all-day event runs from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

 

Over the Hill Gang Report: August 1, 2013

Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

The Over the Hill Gang Softball league is holding its annual Charity Night on Friday, Aug. 2 at Allen Park on Motor Avenue in Farmingdale. Proceeds from this year’s event will go to a sweet baby named ElieAnna. She was born with a rare liver disease. She has already undergone several surgeries including a liver transplant and is being treated for a serious post operative condition. EllieAnna’s mom grew up in Farmingdale and her dad is a U.S. Marine. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. and will include music, refreshments and raffles.

In game action last  Friday, Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology picked up a much-needed win with a 27-7 victory over McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home. M&T played with only three outfielders, which helped ZP find some open spaces,  but ZP’s bats were hot regardless. The team banged out 30 hits. Jerry Mazza had four.

 

Lady Champions Set to Host Lax Tourny In September

Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

Lacrosse teams from across the region are invited to a major fall tournament sponsored by the 2013 New York State Girls Lacrosse Champions, Farmingdale’s Lady Dalers.

The event, scheduled for September 29 at Farmingdale High School, is open to any and all teams ranging from grades three through 12. The all-day event runs from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

 

Make Room For the Big Boys

Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

Dek Hockey is back in town and in full swing at the Bethpage Multi-Sport Complex.  

 

The 2013 Summer Season began on Sunday June 23. The league play consists of 10 league games plus playoffs for teams that qualify. The game has two 16 minute stop time halves, carry over off-sides and 5-5 play, plus goalies. Each team must have a minimum of 11 players on the roster to participate. The league has four divisions and each is based on the level of play. Game days are Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings and teams must provide at least two nights of availability.

 

Farmingdale Lacrosse Alumna Is A Champion

Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00

As the saying goes, you can only win a first-ever championship once, but in Lauren Maksym’s case, that is not entirely true. She has now done it twice. As a Farmingdale High School senior (2009), Maksym, a high school All-American and Long Island player of the Year, helped lead her Farmingdale Lady Daler’s to an undefeated season and their first-ever state championship.

 

On May 26, the University of North Carolina women’s lacrosse team made history by defeating the University of Maryland, in triple overtime, in what would be the longest NCAA Division 1 Championship game ever played in the sport. Giving UNC their first-ever national championship title in program history. The Tar Heels progressed to the championship game by previously defeating reigning National Champion Northwestern in a semi-final game. Maksym (2013), a goalie, on the UNC team, helped lead the Tar Heels to an 18-3 season. 

 

Farmingdale Devils Battle In Plainedge

Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00

 The Farmingdale Devils U9 travel baseball team continued its summer campaign with four wins this week. The team is presently 5-0 in the Plainedge Tournament and 3-2 in the A-division of the East Meadow Tournament. This week the boys had their hitting shoes on with solid wins over East Meadow 13-2, Whitestone 14-2 and 11-2. The team is also competing in the 3rd Annual Farmingdale Baseball 9-11 Memorial Tournament.

 

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