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Locals Score In Blue Ribbon Run

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 00:00

Hicksville’s Mary-Jo Depaoli, and Nao Joe scored with awards on Sunday, November 17 in the 5th annual Blue Ribbon Run for Prostate Cancer, a 5 Kilometer road race that started and finished at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park.

Depaoli crossed the finish line with a time of 23:01, earning her second place honors in the women’s 35-39 age group, and Joe finished the race with a time of 28:36, to earn third place in the women’s 30-34 age group, A record breaking total of 414 runners and walkers crossed the finish line.

The race was held by the Town of Oyster Bay and raised money to help in the fight against prostate cancer. Free prostate cancer screenings were offered on-site, as well as informative urology and men’s health exhibits, refreshments and prizes for participants.

 

OLM Hoops Starts Strong

Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00

The third grade Our Lady of Mercy Boys Basketball Team got off to a strong start Sunday, Nov. 17, in front of a packed house at the OLM Gym in Hicksville.

The boys took on a tough Saint Killians squad from Farmingdale. Johnny Sullivan led the way on offense, scoring six points for Mercy. Liam Toner did an outstanding job running the offense, and scoring four points of his own. RJ Ivers was tough to defend as he also dropped four points. Nicholas Soliman played great on both sides of the court scoring two points of his own. Evan Glusic hit a clutch freethrow. Joe Sayers played his usual tenacious defense, and hustled on every play. Danny W. was a force on defense, and Lucas Spector, and Tyler B. were also playing great on both sides of the court. It was a great game that ended in a 17-17 tie.This was the boys first ever CYO game, they have been playing in the Our Lady of Mercy Basketball Clinics since kindergarten.

 

Holy Family CYO Excels At Track Meet

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 00:00

Holy Family CYO’s third grade girls track team participated in a Nassau Suffolk Fall track meet recently at Mitchel Athletic Field in Garden City. The one day fall meet was for all CYO schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Led by Coach Leena Mathew, the Holy Family girls placed in every event they participated in. Congratulations to team members Emma Schumacher, Yasmine Mathew, Sarah Schumacher, Generosa Kubanick, and Madeline Winter for a job well done.

 

Michael Magro Foundation Lacrosse Fundraiser

Thursday, 14 November 2013 00:00

It's almost Thanksgiving and that means soon it will be time for turkey, pumpkin pie and yes, lacrosse! The Michael Magro Foundation will be holding their second annual “Thanksgiving Lacrosse Alumni Game" on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Hicksville High School turf field. Last year’s event drew nearly 70 alumni participants and many other Hicksville residents. Organizers are hoping for an even better turn out this year and are also encouraging all women alumni to participate. The event, which is sponsored by MDP Lacrosse, is a charity lacrosse game for Hicksville Alumni who are in town for the holiday weekend and want to get together to generate donations for a worthy cause.

 

Comets Win 1-0 Against Calhoun

Written by Tim Ahmed, hicksville@antonnews.com Thursday, 07 November 2013 00:00

Boys Soccer Advances To Semi-Finals

One goal. 

 

That's all it took for the Hicksville High School boys soccer team to advance to the semi finals last Wednesday, as Hicksville’s Matt Sloan delivered a clear-cut pass to TJ Kilmetis, who knocked in the game-winning goal with just minutes remaining in the hotly contested match against Calhoun.

 

Athletes Score In Supervisor’s 5K

Written by Hicksville Illustrated News, hicksville@antonnews.com Thursday, 31 October 2013 00:00

Congratulations to Hicksville athletes Mary-Jo DePaoli and Kevin Kremler who both took home awards from the the Oyster Bay Town Supervisor’s 5 Kilometer Run.

DePaoli crossed the finish line in 22 minutes, 47 seconds, to earn second place honors in the women’s 35-39 age group, and Kremler earned the 5th place award in the 60-64 age group with a finishing time of 23:25.

The 5 Kilometer Oyster Bay course is a classic one through the heart of Oyster Bay hamlet, starting on South Street by the Firehouse, with a long uphill on Berry Hill Road, a steep downhill on Sandy Hill Road, and a stretch down East Main Street to the last turn into the Townsend Square parking field to the finish line.

 

Michael Magro Foundation Lacrosse Fundraiser

Thursday, 31 October 2013 00:00

It's almost Thanksgiving and that means soon it will be time for turkey, pumpkin pie and yes, lacrosse! The Michael Magro Foundation will be holding their second annual “Thanksgiving Lacrosse Alumni Game" on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Hicksville High School turf field. Last year’s event drew nearly 70 alumni participants and many other Hicksville residents. Organizers are hoping for an even better turn out this year and are also encouraging all women alumni to participate. The event, which is sponsored by MDP Lacrosse, is a charity lacrosse game for Hicksville Alumni who are in town for the holiday weekend and want to get together to generate donations for a worthy cause.

 

Hicksville Comets' Upcoming Games

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 10:20

Hicksville is full of young, talented athletes. Come support your Hicksville Comets at one of these upcoming games!

Wednesday, Oct. 23

4:15 p.m. Junior Varsity Girls Soccer — Hicksville  (home) vs. Plainview

4:30 p.m. Varsity Boys Volleyball— Uniondale (home) vs. Hicksville

Thursday, Oct. 24

5 p.m. Junior Varsity Girls — Volleyball Farmingdale (home) vs. Hicksville

5 p.m. Varsity Girls Swim — Hicksville vs. West Hempstead, at Hewitt

 

Sports Equipment Drive

Thursday, 24 October 2013 00:00

Nassau County is currently holding a Sports Equipment Drive, to collect gently used sports equipment, until November 15. Equipment collected will benefit ACLD with over 20 group homes in Nassau County and a youth program for those with developmental and learning disabilities.  The month long drive will also benefit children from various programs throughout the County.  Everyone is encouraged to donate their gently used and new golf clubs, baseball mitts, tennis racquets, skates, balls and any sports related items at the following locations:

 

Comets Spiked By Port Washington

Written by Vinny Messana, hicksville@antonnews.com Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:00

The Comets volleyball team was defeated by a very tough and talented Port Washington squad in all three sets. Despite the loss, Head Coach Danielle Sekasan does not want her team to be discouraged.

“They have a very good team,” said Sekasan. “They are pretty much intact from last season. They have strong players and they play on club teams. It is very hard to compete with players that play year round,” she added.

 

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