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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
The Freeport girls’ soccer team fought back from disappointment of missing the playoffs to end the season on a positive note. 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
Saying Freeport has been dominant on the football field this fall would be a huge understatement. It entered last Friday night’s game at Farmingdale having outscored its opponents 227-46, and the Red Devils’ defense had yielded just one score in the opening half of the first five games, and that touchdown came after the team had jumped out to a 35-0 lead. more
It is not every day that a Division I college hockey program plays at a National Hockey League venue seating more than 14,000 people. It is even rarer for a program only three matches into its history. more
If you had told 19-year-old Huntington Bay native Grace Dima a year ago that she would be playing at the Nassau Coliseum in front of family and friends as a member of Long Island’s first Division I college hockey team, she might have called you crazy. more
Freeport High School Red Devils dominated the field and defeated the Baldwin Bruins 54-13 on Oct. 12 during this year’s homecoming game. The festivities kicked off with the district’s homecoming … more
Boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday night after he was knocked out and suffered a traumatic brain injury on Oct. 12 in the 10th round of his U.S. Boxing Association super welterweight title fight … more
The Freeport girls’ soccer team is looking to finish a season full of heartbreak on an uplifting note. A 3-3 draw with Westbury where Freeport surrendered two goals in the final two minutes including the tying tally with 10 seconds left Oct. 10 put playoff hopes on ice. more
Freeport pro boxer Patrick Day, 27, was fighting for his life at press time after he was knocked out and suffered a traumatic brain injury last Saturday in the 10th round of his U.S. Boxing Association super welterweight title fight against Charles Conwell at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. more
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