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Sofia LaSpina, 15, Makes History As First Female Varsity High School Football Player To Score A Touchdown On Long Island

NORTH BELLMORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – History was made at a varsity high school football game on Long Island over the weekend. CBS2’s Alice Gainer introduces us to the player with a first there. Number 11 on the Mepham High School team made the catch. Teammates congratulated the wide receiver in the end zone for the TD, but the player keeps the celebration relatively small, considering this wasn’t just any touchdown. “I had no idea all I thought was I got a touchdown,” said wide receiver Sofia LaSpina. (credit: CBS2) In that moment, 15-year-old LaSpina made history as the first female football player on Long Island to...
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Minigolf tourney at the Stamford Senior Center raises $9k for local programs

STAMFORD — The Stamford Senior Center’s third annual miniature golf tourney raised nearly $9,000 for programs designed to help local seniors remain active and connected to the community. In all, nearly 80 golfers challenged themselves and coworkers on the nine-hole mini-golf course, set up in the Senior Center’s covered patio...
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Blowouts Galore in Week 2: Carmel, Mahopac, Somers, Yorktown Cash In

Week 2 on the Northern Westchester/Putnam side of Section 1 football witnessed a ton of gridiron blowouts, including Class A’s Somers over Brewster, 30-6; Mahopac 35-6 over Lourdes; Yorktown’s 41-0 win over Panas and Lakeland’s 41-0 setback to John Jay CR. Class AA’s Carmel whipped Spring Valley, 49-0. In Class B, Hen Hud took it to Putnam Valley, 34-14, so no matter where you went up north, you were likely to find a one-sided affair last Friday.
SOMERS, NY
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High School Spotlight: LI's first TD by a female player and this week's top plays

Newsday's Gregg Sarra looks at Lindenhurst's comeback win over Half Hollow Hills East in football, Mepham receiver Sofia LaSpina becoming the first female player on Long Island to score a touchdown, the 400th career win for Brentwood boys soccer coach Ron Edn and the top plays of the week across LI in the latest episode of the High School Sports Spotlight. Credit: Newsday / Staff.
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Christopher Ellis on his newfound freedom: 'It feels wonderful'

More than 30 years behind bars ended Monday for a Hempstead man, Christopher Ellis, when a judge released him after finding authorities withheld exculpatory evidence during his trial in the 1990 slaying of a Hofstra University assistant football coach. Credit: Newsday / Reece T. Williams.
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Former Yankee Matsui tees off at charity event in Greenwich

With amount of international media swarming the first hole of the Tamarack Country Club in Greenwich Monday morning, you might expect a head of state to be present. It was not Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga the assembled press was waiting on but rather someone who may carry even more clout in Japan in former Yomiuri Giant and New York Yankee great Hideki Matsui.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Send Byram Hills Into the Valley

Rye Girls Varsity Soccer sent Byram Hills into the valley on Monday. The team won the away game 3-1, improving its season to 2-1-1. “Rye had a huge battle with league Rival Bryam Hills,” said Rye Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Rich Savage. “Captain Annabelle Thomas received a cross from sophomore Paige Vanneck beat two defenders to give Rye a 1 – 0. Bell Jackson was solid in the net making key saves to keep the Bobcats off the board. With only two minutes remaining in the game Bryam Hills scored the tying goal with a 35 yard shot.”