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End Of An Era For Islanders?

End Of An Era For Islanders?

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

The 2017-18 season looked promising for the Islanders. Mathew Barzal, the team's 2015 first-round pick, has looked exceptional in his rookie year, posting a respectable 13 goals at the midseason mark. Veteran forwards Anders Lee and Josh Bailey are on pace to have career years in points, while longtime...

A Great New Addition

A Great New Addition

Zachary Velez, Junior High Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

FPM has some of the best teachers ever. And we just added another to the collection!! As the new physical education teacher and varsity football coach, Mr. Pickett is quite an interesting individual. Mr. Pickett has been a member of the Sewanhaka Central High School District for nine years. He is ...

Meet The Man Who Has Saved The Knicks

Meet The Man Who Has Saved The Knicks

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

The 2017-18 season for the New York Knicks has so far been filled with thrilling victories and crushing defeats. They have dethroned King James and the Cavaliers in Cleveland but have fallen to the lowly Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls. The team's lack of consistency has left the Knicks fighting for...

Loss At The Buzzer… Or Was It?

Loss At The Buzzer… Or Was It?

Matt Felicetti, Sports Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

Teams competing for a county championship often load up their non-league schedules with quality opponents in order to best prepare for the playoffs. Two teams that both expect to be standing when the Nassau County playoffs are finished this year are Floral Park and Garden City. The local town rivals...

Falling Just Short

Falling Just Short

Natalie Asitimbay, School News Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

Heading into the final game of the regular season, the Floral Park varsity football team knew it needed to defeat Hewlett High School to earn a playoff spot. Nassau County utilizes a complicated mathematical formula of power points to determine the final standings. But without a win, it appeared that...

Coaches vs. Cancer: An Annual Event

Coaches vs. Cancer: An Annual Event

Natalie Asitimbay, School News Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

The friendly rivalry between Floral Park and North Shore began several years ago on the basketball court. As all four varsity teams were very successful on the court, the coaches decided to schedule boys-girls doubleheaders to give the crowds an opportunity to watch two exciting, and highly competitive,...

Hooping For A Championship

Hooping For A Championship

Natalie Asitimbay, School News Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

The Floral Park boys' varsity basketball team is back and better than ever. After last year's impressive 16-5 campaign ended with a quarterfinal loss to district-rival Elmont High School, the Knights spent the offseason working hard in order to advance even further this year. A pre-season injury to...

It’s Mickey’s Clubhouse Now

It’s Mickey’s Clubhouse Now

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

Even the most diehard New York Mets will admit that the team was a tremendous disappointment last year. Heading into the 2017 season, the Mets looked primed to compete with the favored Washington Nationals for the division title. A deep and talented starting rotation coupled with a more than respectable...

No Mo Problems: Why Wilkerson Needs To Go

No Mo Problems: Why Wilkerson Needs To Go

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

Since I first started watching football, Muhammad Wilkerson has always been my favorite player. His charisma and ability to rush the passer with ease made the Jets defense must see tv. I would often make friendly bets with friends on how many sacks Mo would have in each game. “Two, no maybe, three,...

Something Seems Fishy: Stanton Joins the Evil Empire

Something Seems Fishy: Stanton Joins the Evil Empire

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

December 17, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

If I told you a few weeks ago that Giancarlo Stanton would be in pinstripes this upcoming season, you probably would have thought I was delusional. Out of my mind. No chance on Earth. Reactions would have ranged from “We have our own Giancarlo Stanton, and his name is Aaron Judge!” to “There’s...

What Does The Future Hold For The New York Giants?

What Does The Future Hold For The New York Giants?

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

December 3, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

Rest easy Giants fans, not all hope is lost, yet. This season has been a major disappointment, marred by injuries and poor coaching decisions. With a roster loaded with talent, this year was far from what many fans expected. So as the team finishes what has been a disastrous 2-10 season, what’s...

A New Hockey Fan Emerges

A New Hockey Fan Emerges

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

About a week ago, I knew almost nothing about the NHL and the sport of hockey in general. If you asked me who played in the Stanley Cup Finals just last year, I would not be able to answer correctly. Sidney Crosby, Henrik Lundqvist, and John Tavares were the only players I knew by name (positions not...