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Sports Briefs

LWLL Baseball Winter Camp

The Levittown West Little League’s winter baseball camps will be held on Jan. 5, 12, 19 and Feb. 2. Sessions for kids ages 8-10 will run from 9 - 10:30 a.m. Sessions for kids ages 11-14 will run from 11-12:30 p.m.

Winter camps cost $40 per session or $130 for all four dates. Registration forms are available online at Levittownwestlittleleague.com.

 

Senior High Scorers From South Levittown Lanes

Monday Seniors Top Scorers: Michael Sala 225,615, Richie Coyer 215, Bob Haskin 212, Jack Mateer 212, Sal White 202, Richard Mennona 199.

 

Wednesday Swingtime Seniors Top Scorers: Cappy Caporusso 226,605, George Kinkel 198, John Barrett 194, George Nauss 187, Bob Archer 182, Jim Bresnahan 181, Bob Mielinis 181, Linda Kelly 203, Barbara Gaffney 199.

 

Wednesday Young at Heart Seniors Top Scorers: Pete Thomasefsky 245,235,671, Richie Coyer 225,215,632, Gene Gould 220,201,604, Bob Haskin 213, Charlie Stumpf 203, Bob Sandkuhl 195, Joe Cagna 189, John Ray 189, Marguerite Burt 170.

 

— Submitted by the South Levittown Lanes

News

More than 475 runners from all across Long Island, came together on Aug. 30, for the tenth annual Companions in Courage one-mile run.

 

For Andrea Kopatka, 49, of Levittown, this was her first race in three years. 

 

“I wanted to run this race before I turned 50,” she said. “It was on my bucket list.” 

Over the summer, 13-year-old Zachary Martin of Levittown was named an All-American athlete for his performance on the gridiron, earning him an invitation to the ninth annual Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla.

 

Martin, a defensive lineman for the Wisdom Lane Middle School Wildcats, said he was selected among a group of young athletes after attending a rigorous five-day football camp at LIU Post.  


Sports

The National Brain Tumor Society hosts its Long Island Brain Tumor Walk on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Jones Beach State Park, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. Programs and activities run from 8 a.m. to noon.

Michelle Duffy of Levittown was recently named head coach for the Blue Angels’ cross country program at the College of New Rochelle. 

 

“We are very pleased to have a coach with Michelle’s pedigree take the reins of our cross country program,” said Athletics Director Harold Crocker. “Her success athletically and academically, as well as her ability to mentor and guide young women, makes her the ideal coach for the Blue Angels.”


Calendar

Levittown Board of Ed - September 10

Patriot Day - September 11

Annual Country Fair  - September 13


Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com