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Second Annual Off The Water 5K Walk/Run

CrewRace_041114FOn March 30 the Manhasset High School Crew team held its second annual Off The Water 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Flower Hill Park. Despite the rain, hundreds of participants came out to race or stroll through the course, while raising funds for two great causes.

Proceeds from the event will fund additional equipment for the expanding MHS crew team. In addition, 10 percent of monies raised will be donated to the De Rosa Foundation, a fund raising awareness for colon cancer and the promotion of research to advance the prevention and early treatment of this disease.

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Lacrosse Day For Heroes

IMG_6987Lead The Way Lacrosse Day for Heroes “Regs Rock” Event will take place on Saturday, April 12 at Manhasset High School. Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

In addition to the highly anticipated match-up between the Manhasset Indians and the Chaminade Flyers boys varsity lacrosse teams, the boys junior varsity teams will face off and both the junior varsity and varsity Manhasset girls lacrosse teams will play.

It’s going to be a great afternoon and evening of lacrosse in honor of Sgt. James J. Regan and in support of our U.S. Army Rangers and their families. For more info go to [Read more...]

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7th-Grade Laxers Undefeated

laxOn Saturday, March 22, a team of Manhasset 7th graders lead by coaches, Jimmy Kenny, Chris Connor and Josh Mulholland went undefeated in the Glastonbury Connecticut Round Robin Lacrosse Tournament.

Playing against teams from Connecticut and Massachusetts, the Manhasset squad outscored their opponents by an overall margin of 12 goals to 2, beating Glastonbury 5 to 1, New Fairfield 3 to 0 and Duxbury, MA 4 to 1. The boys played great with every player contributing. [Read more...]

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Off The Water 5K Run

runnerFriends of Manhasset Crew will be hosting their second annual “Off The Water” 5K run on Sunday, March 30.

As has been their commitment to give back to other charities and in recognition that March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, 10 percent of the proceeds raised from the run, will be donated back to The DeRosa Foundation.

Friends of Manhasset Crew, Inc. is an all volunteer, not-for-profit 501 C (3) organization, established to support financially and otherwise the Manhasset High School Rowing Team. Friends of Manhasset Crew has touched the lives of hundreds of young men and women and has evolved through the years. The organizations helps the team to expand in size and scope, while simultaneously maintaining its commitment and mission to promoting the sport of rowing, integrity, discipline and the value of teamwork to the students of Manhasset High School. [Read more...]

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Manhasset Ready To Defend Title

manhassetlaxTo some teams, winning a county championship is a reward for hard work and perseverance. For Manhasset girls lacrosse, being named Nassau County champs is as routine as the academic year coming to a close.

The Indians are coming off another successful year, 16-4, that saw them defeat Garden City 14-8 to win their sixth county title under Head Coach Danielle Gallagher. They went on to defeat Eastport-South Manor 11-7 to claim the Long Island Championship. They moved on to the NYS tournament, but had their run end in the semifinals to Brighton in a 9-8 thriller. The victory over Garden City was especially rewarding because they had not only lost the 2012 county finals to the Trojans, but also suffered a 10-9 regular season defeat in double OT to them on April 11.

The team will be without four of their key players from last year, and 10 seniors in total, but Gallagher is “very confident in the current group of upper classmen”. The team will be returning three All-Americans from last year’s squad; Julia Glynn, Natalie Stefan and Lindsey Ronbeck. All three players will be counted on to lead the Indians back to the top. [Read more...]

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Golf Indoors at Sands Point

indoorgolfSleet? Slush? Ice?  It’s perfect for golf.

The Village Club of Sands Point has constructed a new, indoor practice facility at their historic 200-acre facility that was once the estate of Daniel Guggenheim. Located in the top floor of the unique pro-shop (which was once the dairy barn!), PGA certified golf instructor, Karl Obermeyer and his professional staff are already working with many golf-starved individuals.

“Thanks to our new, FlightScope technology, we get instant readings on all facets of a golf swing including ball trajectory, swing planes, and head speed which are displayed on large screen monitors,” Karl proudly explained. “Unlike older swing analyzers, you don’t have to wear any special gear to get the feedback.” [Read more...]

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Hockey Team Wins State Title

manhassetstatechampsThe Manhasset Varsity hockey team won the New York State Championship with a hard fought 6-3 win over the favored Lynbrook Owls.

Lynbrook had just won the Nassau County Championship and was primed to take the State title, but Manhasset caught some momentum and became the “team of destiny” in a drama filled weekend that climaxed with the big win. Several milestones were reached for the program that competed in the Open division of the New York State Club hockey league.

Manhasset qualified for States for the first time in the history of the team and gained their first win on Friday, Feb. 28 with 5-2 victory over City Honors High School from outside Buffalo. Manhasset’s goalie, Lance Tennenbaum, made several sensational saves that prevented City Honors from scoring. Michael Brzozowski and Matt Cecchini led the scoring attack and solid defense by Nolan Behringer kept the City Honors at bay as they tried to mount a comeback. [Read more...]

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Boys Swim Team Peaks

manhassetOn Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8 the Manhasset Boys Swim Team competed in Nassau County’s overall team championships. At Friday’s preliminaries, the Indians swam well enough to qualify most of their entrants and all three relays for Saturday’s finals.

Saturday’s county finals began with the 1-meter diving championships that were rescheduled due to weather. Manhasset diver, junior Chris Carrozzo , finished 6th, earning All-Conference honors.

At Saturday’s swim finals, in the days opening event, the 200yd medley team consisting of Conor Beil, Sean Earley, Jeff McNeary and Mike Perulli finished 7th in a season best time of 1:48.17. Throughout the meet, Manhasset swimmers posted many personal best times and set three new additional team records. [Read more...]

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Swim Team Places At Divisions

swimOn Saturday, Feb. 1, the Manhasset boys swim team competed in Nassau County’s Division A Championships. On Wednesday, Jan. 29, Manhasset’s diver Chris Carrozzo competed at the Division A Diving Championships. His personal best score of 378.30 earned him a second place finish and a spot at next week’s County Championship.

This year’s divisional opponents include Garden City, Wantagh, Sewanhaka, Cold Spring Harbor, Freeport, Herricks and Levittown.

Saturday’s divisional swim meet was a highlight reel of season and personal best swims for the Manhasset team. Their strong showing paved the way for a second place finish in Division B. This is the team’s third consecutive runner-up finish, which is a team record. Earning All-Division honors are Conor Beil, Chris Carrozzo, Sean Earley, Jeff McNeary and Mike Perulli. [Read more...]

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Swim Team Victorious On Sr Night

teamOn Friday, Jan. 17, the Boys Varsity swim team competed against conference 1 rival Sewanhaka. On this night, the team recognized outgoing seniors Connor Lee, Robert Godfried, Maxwell Hu, Stephen Tranchina, Chris Harragan, Kevin Beil and Bran Mo. A total team effort would be required to be competitive against a talented Sewanhaka team that features several of the top swimmers in Nassau. The MHS team would have to be patient and resilient, using their team depth to outscore their opponent.

After a quick start by Sewanhaka, the Indians bounced back by winning two closely contested races. Jeffrey McNeary won the 200yd Individual Medley and Sean Earley the 50 yd Freestyle. As the meet progressed, Manhasset continued to place all three individual swimmers in the top five (top five places score team points) of each event. In the evening’s 10th event, swimmers Conor Beil, Mike Perulli and Nick Magliulo finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd to open up an 83-63 lead. The 400 Free Relay Team consisting of Jeff McNeary, Sean Earley, Mike Perulli and Conor Beil finished first to seal the win for Manhasset. The victory is the third of the season for the boys. [Read more...]

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