| By Gary Simeone
First singles player, Josh Levine of Cold Spring Harbor thought he would be getting a little more competition from his match against Roslyn at Garden City High School on Thursday. “I was ready to play Austin (Blau) but they told me he had gotten sick and wouldn’t be available. So I ended up playing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This past weekend, the best boys high school players in Nassau County came together at Oceanside High School for the Individual Championships. They were battling for County supremacy, as well as a trip to the State Championships (beginning June 3). The weather cooperated this past weekend, allowing...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
It all came down to one, single set: Syosset High School’s Stephen Peng against Great Neck North High School’s Brandon Thomas. One set to determine who would advance in the playoffs and earn a trip to the semifinals to take on Roslyn. Syosset and Great Neck North split their regular season matchups...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Suffolk County Boys Division I Individual Tennis Championships were held yesterday at Sachem East High School. Congratulations to all of the players on another successful season of boy's high school tennis ... Singles Championship Nolan Gelman (1) of Half Hollow Hills West defeated Scott...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
To Cold Spring Harbor and Syosset, the prospect of facing off against the opposing school was overshadowed by the daunting task of beating the brutal wind that ripped through the tarp-less fences surrounding the courts. It was clear before the match that neither club was as prepared for the battle...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
As the bus for Cold Spring Harbor rolled into Syosset’s parking lot on Monday, the entire team was looking forward for another chance to prove themselves as the elite team on long island. Led by eight ranked members, Cold Spring Harbor was ready to stake their claim to an undefeated season. Morale...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
2009 season recap Last year, Cold Spring Harbor was crowned winners of the 2009 Nassau County Championship, while in Suffolk, Commack High School was the winner of the 2009 Suffolk County Championship. Cold Spring Harbor went on to defeat Commack 5-2 in the Long Island Championship to capture the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nassau County (Section VIII) Tennis Boys Varsity 2009 Final Records Conference 1 1. Syosset 5-8 2. Jericho 9-5 3. Roslyn 10-4 4. Hewlett 1-13 5. Great Neck South 5-8 6. Great Neck North 3-11 7. Long Beach 9-5 8. Cold Spring Harbor 13-1 Conference 2A 1. Bellmore J.F.K. 4-10 2. Wheatley 12-2 3...Read more
  | By Alan Fleishman
“Hey, coach.” I remember the first time I heard it. It sounded strangely ominous. I was a Social Studies teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, N.Y. My first few years there, I would go out and hit with the team; coaching was a whole new world. I had been playing tennis since I was in...Read more
  | By Barry Kubit
Should I play on my high school varsity tennis team? Should I play USTA Regional, Sectional and National tournaments? Should I try to do both? If I only play in tournaments and not for my high school, am I eligible to play in the County Tournament or qualify for the states? Which sounds better …...Read more