| By Chris Colesanti
The South Side Cyclones Girls Varsity Tennis Team from Rockville Centre, N.Y. are returning their entire starting lineup this year which is heavily laden with seniors and four-year starters. The last three seasons, South Side has been a playoff team and a contender for the Conference Championship...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
The Saturday morning girls high school tennis showdown between Syosset High School and Port Washington High School, the two schools that have won each of the last three Long Island Championships was a close one the entire way and truly lived up to expectations. Syosset has been gearing up all year...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In last year’s Long Island Girl’s Tennis County Championship, Syosset High School defeated Half Hollow Hills West 5-2 to win the 2009 Long Island Championship. This year, a majority of the Syosset High School girl’s roster returns and they look to again raise the championship. Individual players to...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
After Mother Nature interfered with Syosset High School’s opener in Roslyn on Thursday, the team took the courts Monday afternoon against Friends Academy for the first time since their Long Island Championship title last year. With the reigning champs the heavy favorite, both coaches came into the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
2009 Long Island Championship Long Island Champion—Syosset High School Long Island Championship Match Syosset 5–Half Hollow Hills West 2 2009 Nassau County Girls High School Standings Conference I Conference I Champion: Syosset Playoffs Semifinals Syosset 7-Port Washington 0 Jericho 4-Roslyn 3...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
If at first you don’t succeed, try again. I think a lot of us are familiar with that expression, but it is also one of those statements that is easier said than done. Setbacks in tennis and/or life are not always easy to handle, especially when you are in high school, but 16-year-old Amanda Hyman...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
When we last left off with the story of 12-year-old Mia Vecchio in the September/October 2009 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine, she was preparing herself for tryouts for the Herricks High School varsity tennis team. Going in as a 7th grader, the odds were against her to make the squad, but...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
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine recently had the opportunity to chat with Jenna Poczic and Jennifer Colton of the 8 th grade girls tennis team from Thompson Middle School in Syosset, N.Y. Jenna and Jennifer shared their insights on the sport of tennis and took a look forward to their future in the...Read more