Thursday, 19 December 2013 00:00
The Mineola Mustangs shocked the bowling community as the team defeated Sewanhaka for the first time since Coach Helms Bohringer took over the program.
Sewanhaka is always among the top Nassau County teams and has won the conference the last seven years in a row.
Although the Mustangs lost the first game they rebounded to win the final two. They rolled an 800 team score in game and followed that up with a 760 in the third to seal the victory.
Senior captain John Lusardi started the season off strong with 588 series, just missing 200 average in the three-game set. Sophomore Tony Macchietto, who was All-County last season, rolled a 599 with a high game of 217. Freshman Ryan Sellinger , Juniors William
Andrade and Danny Ferreriera help the Mustangs achieve the much needed victory. Ferreriera had the overall high game of 222.
The Mustangs started slow again on the second day, but bounced back to win the last two games. Leading the way were the Freshmen Ryan Sellinger and Macchietto. Sellinger had a 472 series (high game 175) while Macchietto had a 532 series.
Mineola will face Oyster Bay at Sheridan Lanes on Jericho Turnpike on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00
After two terms on the Mineola School Board and six years of service to the district, trustee William Hornberger will not seek re-election in May, he confirmed last week.
“After six years of volunteering, I believe the district is on solid ground financially and moving in the right direction educationally,” he said. “I think it’s time for other members of the community to bring their ideas and vision to the board of education. It’s time to move onto the next chapter.”
Hornberger was first elected to the board in 2008 and re-elected in 2011, serving as board president and vice president in that span. The Williston Park resident oversaw the reconfiguration of the district which included the closing of the Cross Street and Willis
Avenue schools, one of the more challenging times in the district’s history. Those two schools have since been leased out to Solomon Schechter Day School and Harbor Child Care, respectively.
Saturday, 19 April 2014 00:00
Nassau County Robbery Squad detectives arrested two men in connection with a bank robbery that occurred on April 7 at 2:17 p.m. in Mineola.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 00:00
The BU10 FC Mineola opened league play with 3-0 win over the Hewlett Lawrence Blue Sonic on April 3. Mineola was led by Liam Going (two goals and an assist). The first goal came off a beautiful cross from Liam Russelman that Going sent to the back of the net. Fifteen minutes later the Liam to Liam connection struck again when Russelman found Going open at the top of the box for another shot and score by the talented Mineola player.
Mineola’s final goal came midway through the second half as Gregory Kenney redirected a good cross past the Hewlett goalie. The back line of Peter Murphy, Luke Sommese and Brent Muessig controlled the defensive end of the field limiting the number of shots Hewlett took on goal and the few that made it through were gobbled up by keeper Andrew Pizzardi. Brian Heckelman, Phil Macchietto and James Teadore all contributed with stellar play at the midfield position.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 00:00
Senior Captain Marissa Cotroneo excelled at the Paul Limmer Invitation on Saturday, April 5, held at Mepham High School. Cotroneo placed first overall in the 1500 meters in one of the most exciting, come from behind victories of the season.