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NS Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Friday, 27 November 2009 00:00

Director of Athletics Don Lang recently announced that three North Shore High School senior athletes recently signed National Letters of Intent (NLI). A Letter of Intent is a binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete and an institution.

 

Roslyn Senior Signs Letter of Intent

Friday, 27 November 2009 00:00
Roslyn High School senior Perry Naviasky recently signed a letter of intent for Adelphi University where he will be playing lacrosse.  Pictured, left to right, standing behind Perry are Director of Athletics Joanna Commander, Guidance Counselor Gail Kennedy and Coach Jesse Sorensen.
 

JCC Hoopsters Meet Pat Summitt

Friday, 20 November 2009 00:00
Coach Michael Wimmer of Woodmere, Paige Kriftcher of Port Washington, Taylor Kruter of Bellmore, Morgan Roessler of Massapequa and Allison Keller of Merrick, all surround Pat Summit, head women’s basketball coach at the University of Tennessee, while attending the Annual Salute to Women in Sports event on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in New York City. The girls were all part of Sid Jacobson JCC’s gold medal-winning basketball team, competing during the August 2009 JCC Maccabi Games in Westchester County and attended this event as an acknowledgment for their volunteerism. Each year, Sid Jacobson JCC sends a delegation of 40+ athletes between the ages 13 and 16 participating in boy’s and girl’s basketball, soccer, swimming and tennis. The JCC Maccabi Games are a weeklong tournament with other Jewish athletes from the U.S. and around the world. This year the Sid Jacobson JCC will be traveling to Omaha, Nebraska from August 1- 6. For more information and tryout dates for the 2010 Maccabi Games, contact Sarah Schmitt at 484-1545 ext. 143, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 

High School Sports: The Roslyn Story

Written by Joe Scotchie Friday, 20 November 2009 00:00

Glory Teams from the 1920s to Present Times

Recently, The Roslyn News featured a book about Long Island sports by Mineola native Irving Long.

An Ode to Long Island Sports contains numerous references to the key events in Roslyn High School’s athletic story. It includes the most recent achievement, the 2008-2009 championship basketball squad, but the book also details events from the 1920s to the present.  

Key dates in Roslyn’s sports history are, according to Mr. Long, 1924, 1925, 1954, 1955, 1978, and the big events of last year.

 

Roslyn Students Win Wendy’s High School Heisman

Written by Donna Duffy Friday, 13 November 2009 00:00

Roslyn High School is extending a special congratulations to Samantha Labib and Spencer Schwartz, who were named School Winners for the prestigious Wendy’s High School Heisman Award.  To be eligible for this award, students must display academic aptitude, athletic talent and community leadership.

The Wendy’s High School Heisman program, awarded in conjunction with the collegiate Heisman, celebrates the achievements of the nation’s top high school seniors both in and out of the classroom.  The award encourages future leadership by recognizing well-balanced lifestyles at an early age.

 

 

Roslyn Teens Shoot Hoops to Save Lives

Friday, 13 November 2009 00:00

On Sunday, Nov. 1, Temple Sinai of Roslyn’s senior youth group, SORTY (Seniors of Roslyn Temple Youth), in conjunction with the Sid Jacobson JCC, successfully ran a basketball tournament to benefit the “Nothing But Nets” charity.

The teens and parent volunteers who were a part of this great event raised $500 to purchase anti-malarial bed nets to send to refugee camps in Africa.

Temple Sinai of Roslyn is located at 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights.  For further information on this program call Alison Schulman.  For information on all Temple Sinai programs, call Ethel Liebeskind at 621-6800.

 

 

Muttontown Preserve Presents Guided Autumn Hike on November 15

Friday, 06 November 2009 00:00

The Muttontown Preserve will host a guided “Autumn Hike” on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The hike will cover woodland trails, meadows, upland woods and wetlands.

 

Former Newsday Reporter Writes Book on Long Island Sports

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 06 November 2009 00:00

Irving Long Alludes to Mineola in His New Book

You can take the journalist out of Mineola, but you can’t take Mineola out of the journalist.

Former Newsday political reporter is retired and now runs his family’s farm in North Carolina, but he recently spent some time in Mineola, where he used to live, to work on a book about Long Island sports history.

 

Doubles Partners Complete Historic Run

Friday, 30 October 2009 00:00

For the past three years, Samantha Richman and Marissa Bernstein have been doubles partners for the girls’ varsity tennis squad at Roslyn High School.

 

Roslyn Fencer Sarah Pak Wins National Acclaim

Friday, 30 October 2009 00:00

Sarah Pak, a resident of Roslyn, holds a number of national fencing titles. She is national champion 2009 for the Junior Sabre team, and winner of the 2009 North American Cup under 17, bronze medalist of Cadet World Cup in Poland, 2009. Sarah is ranked number 3 in U.S.

 

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