Winter Sports Highlights

Long Beach High School celebrated a successful season for its varsity athletes on March 7, when students, coaches, district leaders and parents gathered for Winter Varsity Sports Award Night.  

Members of the boys and girls basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics, ice hockey, boys and girls track and wrestling teams were recognized at the event. Each team was introduced and coaches summarized the winter season’s highlights. Individual student accomplishments were also shared. 

The wrestling team was ranked No. 1 in New York State and achieved Nassau County and New York State Dual Meet Champions titles. The gymnastics team was named an All American Team, members of the ice hockey team were named Nassau County Champions and the boys swim team achieved Division “C” Champions distinction. 

This year brought changes to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Scholar Athlete program, with a greater emphasis on recognizing individual students and significantly higher standards for overall teams to achieve the honor. Long Beach High School congratulated more than 100 Scholar Athlete students.