The Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School boys track and field team has a lot more than two future college athletes in Alex Frabizio and Dale Kelly. That duo also serves as de facto assistant coaches and recruiters.
Even more impressive yet may be the words their coach had to say about them.
Ten Bishop McGann-Mercy students, representing multiple sports from football to crew, will continue their athletic careers in college next year. READ
Luke Coulter’s storybook season took one more incredible turn Saturday. READ
Call it a tune-up for next week’s state championships. READ
Standing at the starting line, Katherine Lee looked uneasy and unsure of herself, as if it was the first time she had ever stepped on a track. READ
The winter track season is often viewed as a gradual climb. Athletes take the early part of the season to try different events, get their legs under them, and work on improving week by week. READ
Shoreham-Wading River’s Matt Gladysz hands off the baton to Connor McAlary in the 4 x 800 relay Friday. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Reflecting back on his running career, Shoreham-Wading River coach Bob Syzmanski described the steeplechase as the “toughest event I’ve ever done.”
Considering the length of the race (3,000 meters), and obstacles (a water pit included!), it’s no surprise Shoreham senior Keith Steinbrecher agrees with his coach on that assessment. (more…)