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The Hofstra women’s basketball program ushered in a new era with a familiar face this year. Hofstra Athletic Director Rick Cole. Jr. tapped Danielle Santos Atkinson as the Pride’s new head coach in April after she earned valuable experiences on coaching staffs at Pittsburgh, Florida State and Kentucky the past six seasons. more
Hofstra’s push for the school’s first NCAA men’s basketball tournament bid in nearly two decades is not slowing down following the graduation of the nation’s second-leading scorer. more
It had been a relatively long time since the Marines last won a county title. But, the drought has come to an end. Top-seeded Long Beach was dominant last Friday night and swept No. 2 Bethpage 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 to capture the Nassau Class B boys’ volleyball championship on the campus of Farmingdale State College. more
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
Days after clinching the B1 conference championship, Long Beach boys’ volleyball earned its spot in the Class B quarterfinals last Friday following a hard-fought three-set victory over a previously undefeated Clarke team. 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
Of the 24 teams vying for the Nassau Class A boys’ soccer title, only Clarke was seeded below Long Beach. The Marines didn’t get one of Conference A1’s four automatic bids, but qualified for the playoffs by virtue of a .500-or-better record (3-3-4) and entered the tournament with a nothing-to-lose attitude. more
Ranked at the bottom of Nassau Conference 2 entering the campaign, Long Beach finished the regular season with a record of 5-2 and closed on a positive note last Friday in a win over Lynbrook. more
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