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Glen Cover Scores In 30th Annual Women’s 5K Glen Cover Scores In 30th Annual Women’s 5K

Thursday, 08 August 2013 00:00

Congratulations to Glen Cove runner Stephanie Hoffmann who was an award winner in the 30th annual Runner’s Edge Long Island Women’s Run on July 13.   


Hoffmann crossed the finish line at Farmingdale High School in a time of 22 minutes, 44 seconds to earn the fourth place plaque in the 40-44 age group.  She was 50th overall in a field of 439 runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes crossed the finish line on the track at Farmingdale High School. 


North Shore’s Dan Grabher Named ‘All American’

Thursday, 08 August 2013 00:00

In addition to celebrating their 40th season as a varsity program and advancing to the Nassau County semi final round playoff game, North Shore’s 2013 men’s lacrosse team celebrated a big first. At the Nassau County Coaches Association end of the year dinner held June 12, senior Dan Grabher was named  “All American” as well as Nassau County

“Midfielder of the Year.” He is the first North Shore player ever to receive these awards. 


Fishing Clinic For The Kids

Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

On Tuesday, July 9, Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi was invited to the Angler’s Club to greet the young men and woman from the Glen Cove Youth Board summer program. The Angler’s presented a clinic on fishing and then gave each child a new fishing pole and reel set. Great job Angler’s and great job Youth Board.


Glen Cove Junior Baseball & Softball

Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

Rob Kormoski League

The Glen Cove Jr. Baseball & Softball – Rob Kormoski League completed its season last month. The Midget Champions were the Hotrods, sponsored by Stop & Shop; the Midget Runner-Up was the Bees, sponsored by Delicious Pizzeria; the Intermediate Champions were the Cardinals, sponsored by Caprarella Landscaping and the Intermediate Runner-Up was the Dodgers, sponsored by Telstar. The Giants were the Junior Champions, sponsored by Sorenson Lumber, and the Junior Runner-Up team was the Yankees, sponsored by Action Motors.


‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’

Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

YMCA of Long Island stresses importance of learning to swim at early age 

Hundreds of youngsters across Long Island made a big splash last month -- jumping in at six YMCA locations for 30 minutes of swimming and safety instruction taking part in “The World’s Largest Swim Lesson.”


The YMCA of Long Island hosted the simultaneous swimming lesson, in coordination with the nationwide “World’s Largest Swim Lesson,” to stress the life-saving importance of teaching children to swim at an early age and to provide water safety tips and techniques. YMCA facilities in Bay Shore, Glen Cove, Patchogue, Brookhaven, Huntington and East Hampton took part in the World’s Largest Swim Lesson, which attracted an estimated 35,000 youngsters across the country.


The Games Must Go On

Written by Gary Simeone Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00

Since 1985 Nassau County’s Mitchel Field in Uniondale has hosted the Empire State games for the Physically Challenged. The games have provided Olympic style competition for thousands of athletes from all over New York State. In December of 2010 the games were cancelled due to budget constraints facing the county.


Jacqueline Gow Wins Coach Of The Year

Saturday, 06 July 2013 00:00

Congratulations to Glen Cove High School varsity girls lacrosse coach Jacqueline Gow, who has been named the 2013 Coach of the Year from the Girls Lacrosse Coaches Association. Coach Gow is being honored for her outstanding body of work through the years and her team’s hard work and persistence through a challenging year. Coach Gow has served as the Big Red girls lacrosse coach since 1999, when she won her first Nassau County Coach of the Year award, followed by honors in 2000, 2001 and 2011. She was inducted into the Glen Cove Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Metropolitan Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2000.

Since 1995, Coach Gow has served as the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Coordinator for Girls Lacrosse. In 1998, she launched the Glen Cove girls lacrosse program, serving as JV girls lacrosse coach her first year and leading the team to a 10-1-1 record. Coach Gow also coached PAL teams locally, won championships as the Friends Academy varsity lacrosse coach in the early 1990s and also served as Hofstra womens lacrosse head coach. She is seen here with the 2013 Glen Cove High School varsity girls lacrosse team.


Adult Kickball: The New Kick In Town

Written by Jane Lawrence, Thursday, 11 July 2013 00:00

Despite the high heat and humidity that lingered long into the evening of June 24, an atmosphere of contagious enthusiasm was evident as the 130 members of LI-Kick gathered at the upper fields of Glen Cove’s John Maccarone Memorial Stadium to compete in the playoff games of Long Island’s first and undoubtedly most successful adult kickball league.

LI-Kick is the brainchild of 27-year-old Sal Farruggia who recently moved to Glen Cove and was looking for a way to meet new people in his new community.


Glen Cove Sports Briefs - July 12, 2013

Thursday, 11 July 2013 00:00
25th Annual Hall Of Fame Golf Tournament

On Monday, July 22 at 7:30 a.m., the 25th Annual John Maccarone Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held at the Glen Cove Golf Course. All the money raised from this tournament goes to the John Maccarone Scholarship Fund, which was set up in honor of the city’s late recreation supervisor and founder of the Glen Cove Hall of Fame. To date approximately $80,000 has been awarded to outstanding academic-athlete students. This year, as a result of the 2012 golf tournament revenues, six $1,000 scholarships were awarded to outstanding seniors from the Class of 2013.


We’re Having A Field Day!

Thursday, 04 July 2013 00:00

Hooray! One of the best signs the school year is coming to a close is Field Day, and last month the fields at Friends Academy were swarming with Red, White and Blue as the Middle Schoolers romped through some friendly intramural competition.

Red won the day, but that didn’t dampen the fun for White or Blue. “This is way more fun than sitting inside,” said sixth-grader Nico Santiago. “I’m so pumped. No homework for three months!”


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