Tag: Maspequa

Whitman vs. Masabeca: Two Powers Battle for the Long Island Title

The Massapequa football team has not played in a Long Island Class I championship game since 1998. Whitman’s football team did not attend the Long Island Championships. They will gather at noon on Friday to…

Ryan Heydrich proved he was up to Masabiqua’s mission

John Geller was transferring to college football in Western Connecticut after leading the Massapequa to the Nassau Conference I Championship in the spring. So after two seasons as a substitute, Ryan Heydrich was moving to…

How a one-handed TD fishing turned Whitman into a believer

Whitman football coach Ruben Rosa easily identified the moment when his program turned into a winner. “It happened in an almost impossible hunt that you had to imagine to believe,” he said. “A one-handed grab…

Gridiron Greats: Top Performers From This Week’s Conference Finals

Nicholas BotoneWhitman He completed 10 of 18 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns to lead Whitmer to their first Suffolk Division I title in 37 years with a 42-7 victory over three-time champion Floyd.…

Overtime winner Nicolette Povolino awards Massapequa the Nassau Class A field hockey title

The last thing Nicolette Povolino wanted to see was the number 10. But, there it was – in the lights, on the scoreboard that she hoped had already revealed Massapequa’s win. Having scored a two-goal…

Massapequa avenges Syosset loss and wins Nassau AA girls’ soccer title

It’s rare for a team to get a chance to avenge a championship loss in the same calendar year, but that’s the job the Massapequa girls’ soccer team has been working on since April. Massapequa…

High school week eight football preview: Floyd coach Paul Longo could make Suffolk history with win against Ward Melville

There’s more than just the playoffs standings and Homefield on the line when Ward Melville travels to Floyd for Saturday’s Suffolk Division I football game at 1:30 p.m. A Floyd victory would make coach Paul…

LI students “get their hands dirty” studying wildlife, collecting data on local rivers

Hundreds of Long Island Students are broadcasting this fall – in real groups. The annual program allows children from 35 schools to venture out into the rivers from Hempstead to Orient Point to study wildlife…

Sabor A Colombia has opened a new location in Massapequa

Attention, Massapequa: There’s a new Colombian restaurant in town. In mid-July, Sabor A Colombia opens on Carmans Road, a stone’s throw from Sunrise Mall. It’s the second Nassau County restaurant for the Lenis family, whose…

Take this house and turn it over

The home in Bethpage was the kind of property that would cause most home shoppers to have nightmares. “The roof was collapsing,” said Charles Weinrup. “The basement was filled with things from four generations.” “She…

10 Events & Things To Do This Weekend, Long Island Weekend

If you’re looking for things to do on Long Island, here are places to explore and must-attend events this season. The long island exhibition Watch jugglers, puppet shows, singers and dancers, craft shows, dogs in…