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What A “Knight”

What A “Knight”

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

December 16, 2018


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The boys' varsity basketball team enjoys a great experience playing at the Nassau Coliseum

Welcome To The MLB Winter Meetings

Welcome To The MLB Winter Meetings

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

December 11, 2018


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Rumors of a New York to New York trade set up an off-season to remember

Knights Start Season With A Bang

Knights Start Season With A Bang

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2018


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Dominating third quarter lifts the boys' varsity basketball team to an impressive season-opening victory over Roslyn

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Three

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Three

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 29, 2018


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The Shield's editor in chief discusses the offseason wish lists for the Mets and Yankees

The Future of Sports is in Vegas

The Future of Sports is in Vegas

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 24, 2018


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With the Golden Knights established and the Raiders on the way, Vegas looks to become the next sports hub of America

Big Maple To The Big Apple

Big Maple To The Big Apple

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 20, 2018


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Yankees make blockbuster deal with Mariners to acquire starting pitcher James Paxton

Girls’ Soccer Team Spoils Carle Place Senior Day

Girls’ Soccer Team Spoils Carle Place Senior Day

November 19, 2018


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Lady Knights upset Carle Place 5-4 for best win of the season

Pre-Season All Star Appearance For Knights’ Hoops Player

Pre-Season All Star Appearance For Knights’ Hoops Player

November 18, 2018


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Delgado impresses in Nassau-Suffolk basketball game

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Two

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Two

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 18, 2018


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After hearing the positive responses to the first installment of my podcast, I decided to record a second one. This week, I sat down with fellow Floral Park Memorial student, and writer for The Shield, Zach Velez, to discuss the current crop of NBA rookies. Zach and I both agree that this class is an e...

2019 NBA Predictions

2019 NBA Predictions

Zachary Velez, Sports Editor

November 18, 2018


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Junior high writer makes his bold predictions for end-of-season individual awards in the NBA

An Interview With Mitchell Kozak

An Interview With Mitchell Kozak

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 18, 2018


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Recently, I was able to sit down with multi-sport varsity athlete Mitchell Kozak. Mitch is a senior at FPM who is the football team’s quarterback and on the first line for lacrosse. He is currently committed to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County for lacrosse. After finally maneuvering aroun...

New York Yankees Offseason Preview

New York Yankees Offseason Preview

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 9, 2018


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Being eliminated by the eventual World Series Champions for the past two seasons does not sit well with The Shield's Editor in Chief