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Turnover continues to be a theme for this year's Long Island Nets. The raising of last year's G League championships banner quickly flipped to a messy game, with the Nets falling behind by 18 and giving away the ball 24 times, leading to 38 Delaware Blue Coats points. It all amounted to a 152-137 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers affiliate at Nassau Coliseum Friday night. more
In any developmental league, turnover is a given. Still, the Long Island Nets, the G League affiliate of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, may be taking “turnover” to a whole new level. more
Angel Nunez, a 6-8 forward born in the Dominican Republic and raised in The Bronx, is one of those who tried out for basketball's G League hoping to turn his dreams into NBA reality. His journey includes attending two high schools, three colleges and formerly playing overseasons before succeeding in a local tryout wih the Long Island Nets this year. more
Gas up the bus and set the GPS for Hofstra. For the first time since 1993, Valley Stream Central will play a football game on the big stage in the Nassau semifinals. more
Despite being edged out in the county championships last weekend, the Valley Stream North boys’ cross-country team still put forth a solid 2019 season with six all-county runners, including two seasoned seniors and several more up-and-coming stars. more
The newest addition to the National Lacrosse League will be calling Long Island home but for one member of the New York Riptide, coming to Long Island is more of a homecoming. Kieran McArdle grew up in Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County, about 32 miles east of Riptide’s new home at the Nassau Coliseum. more
Since opening its doors in 1929, Sewanhaka High School has had its share of excellence on its athletic fields and courts. The lacrosse program holds a national record with 91 consecutive victories that spanned nearly a decade, and Indians have gone on to have careers in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. more
Two boxes checked and one to go – and it is a pretty big box. But Carey’s unbeaten girls’ volleyball team has a chip on its shoulder just as big – a yen to chase away last year’s ghosts that has led to a title-winning 11-0 record in Conference A-2 (12-0 overall), a championship at last month’s MacArthur Tournament, and a chance to wrap a groundbreaking regular season undefeated. more
A down-and-up season for Carey football continued at last Saturday’s Homecoming when the Seahawks rolled past district rival Elmont, 34-0, on a picture-perfect fall afternoon to get back to .500 with two games remaining in the Nassau Conference II regular season. more
A year after finishing atop Nassau Conference A4 girls’ volleyball in undefeated fashion, Valley Stream North is doing more than simply holding its own against stiffer competition. more
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