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Last season was a difficult one for Hofstra’s women’s basketball program in terms of wins and losses, but there’s plenty of reasons for second-year head coach Danielle Santos Atkinson to be optimistic about the future. more
Island Park's Anthony Bitetto grew up a fan of the New York Rangers and will realize a childhood dream when his next NHL game will be as a member of the blueshirts. more
Hofstra is coming off a special men’s basketball season that saw a bittersweet ending. For the first time since 2001, the Pride qualified for the NCAA Tournament. However, two days after Hofstra defeated Northeastern, 70-61, to capture the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Tournament on March 12, NCAA President Mark Emmert announced the cancellation of March Madness due to Covid-19. more
Just like every sports organization at every level, 2020 brought unprecedented challenges for POPS 40 & Over Softball, which recently completed its 22nd year of operation on the South Shore of Nassau County. more
The New York Islanders are surging in the Eastern Conference Finals, and on the heels of a big win over Tampa Bay on Friday night, the team gave back to the fans with an exclusive "I ❤ NY" Islanders t-shirt across the tri-state area. more
Nassau County High School student-athletes will have to wait until 2021 to compete in sports. more
Lower-risk high school fall sports, such as soccer, field hockey, tennis, swimming and cross-country, were given the green light to begin practice and play Sept. 21 in all regions of New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during his daily briefing on Monday morning. more
Eliminating scrimmages and one round of playoffs are the only changes so far in place for Nassau County football, which moved 2020 season kickoff plans to Saturday, Oct. 3 after the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced a monthlong delay for fall sports on July 16. more
As the New York Islanders gear up for the National Hockey League playoffs starting Aug. 1, the name of their future home at Belmont Park was made official Wednesday, when UBS announced its exclusive … more
Hofstra University’s Department of Athletics is suspending intercollegiate athletics competition for the fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the University's mission to care for the health, safety, and welfare of its student-athletes, coaches, and staff. more
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