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Brooke Jackman Run for Literacy Fifth Time Brings Biggest Crowd

Written by D.F. Karppi Friday, 18 June 2010 00:00

The 5th Brooke Jackman Run for Literacy had more people taking part than ever before, as well as a good number of runners from Oyster Bay High School. Brooke Jackman, who died at age 23 in the fall of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001 was a graduate of the high school. She was working for Cantor Fitzgerald the day the planes hit the buildings.

 

Lady Baymen Carry Off the LI Class ‘B’ Championship

Friday, 18 June 2010 00:00

The Lady Baymen travelled to Nanuet High School on June 8 to face off against Babylon for the Long Island Class ‘B’ Championship.

It was a hard-fought game that went into extra innings when Babylon tied the score at 5-5 in their last at bat in regulation play (7th inning).

 

OBHS Senior Maddie Howes: The No. 1 Pick in NYS

Friday, 11 June 2010 00:00

The Women in Physical Education in New York State offer the Dorothea Deitz Memorial Scholarship (DDMS) to provide financial assistance to selected women students planning to major in the field of Physical Education. This scholarship is a memorial to Dorothea Deitz, an outstanding teacher, supervisor and director of physical education for many years in Schenectady and Long Island.

 

Lady Baymen Softball Team Wins Class ‘B’ NC Championship

Friday, 11 June 2010 00:00

The weather report on Thursday, May 27 was calling for afternoon thunder and lightning. At Mitchel Field for the final game of a three game series to determine the Class ‘B’ Nassau County Softball Champions, the only thunder was from the bats of the Lady Baymen. All the lightning came from the mound as Kerry Apicella pitched a complete game shut out, racking up 12 strike outs along the way.

 

Just What Is Bay Day Anyway? A Day In the Sun Having Fun

Friday, 04 June 2010 00:00

Live Music, Great Food, Local Non-Profits and Vendors, Anything That Floats Race and Free Sails: Christeen, Sonar, Kayaking!

The WaterFront Center will host its 10th annual Bay Day Festival on Sunday, June 6, at Beekman Beach at the Western Waterfront in Oyster Bay between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. “The WaterFront Center is pleased to offer Bay Day as an exciting way to connect people to the environment and ways to responsibly enjoy the waterfront resources existing in their community” said David Waldo, executive director of the WaterFront Center.

 

Chrissy Bello Earns All-New England Honors in Softball

Friday, 04 June 2010 00:00

Chrissy Bello, of Upper Brookville, a 2008 graduate of Friends Academy in Locust Valley, and a government major at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, has been named First Team All-Conference in softball by the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).

 

Bayhawks Baseball Team in Semifinals

Friday, 28 May 2010 00:00

St. Dominic High School’s varsity baseball team, the Bayhawks, has advanced to the semifinal round in the CHSAA playoffs after beating rival team Chaminade last Saturday in a close contest. The semifinal round, versus St. John the Baptist High School from West Islip, was being played in a best of three series at SUNY Farmingdale this week. The next round, should the Bayhawks be victorious, will also be played in a best of three series beginning this Sunday, at New York Institute of Technology.

Last year’s contest in the final round garnered the team, and coach Rick Garrett, its first CHSAA Championship title.

 

Soldier’s Walk at Town of Oyster Bay Marina a Great Success

Friday, 28 May 2010 00:00

The Soldiers Walk on Armed Forces Day, May 15 at TR Memorial Park Marina was a great way to pay special tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families who also sacrifice along side of them, said Kathy Genovese, America’s VetDogs director of development. “Almost 200 people took part and we raised over $1,600,” she said.

 

3 Vs. 3 Basketball Tournament on Friday, June 4

Friday, 21 May 2010 00:00

Register Now!

Get your team together for the 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament to be held on Friday, June 4, at the Boys & Girls Clubhouse, hosted by the PACE Torch Club.

 

OBHS’s Shane Gianetti Breaks School Record in the Steeple Chase

Friday, 21 May 2010 00:00

The Steeple Chase record set by George Townsend in 2000 has finally been broken. Shane Gianetti broke the record time of 10:15.8 in the first steeple chase of his life. And for good measure, he broke it again. In his first race at Mitchell field, in the Section VIII relays, Shane ran a time of 10:13.2. “I was a little nervous about the water jump,” the senior proclaimed, “but after the first two laps, I got used to it. Getting used to the varying heights of the barriers was a more difficult adjustment, but doing hurdle workouts in practice helped a lot.”

 

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