Track coach and announcer profiled: Dennis Kornfield, a seasoned track coach and announcer was the subject of a recent article published by MileSplit NY. Read it here.
NYSPHSAA Community Service Challenge: Team Up 4 Community has partnered with NYSPHSAA to encourage Youth Athletes to give back to their communities through the NYSPHSAA Community Service Challenge! Visit https://www.teamup4community.org/nysphsaa for more information and to submit your entry!
SECTION VIII FIELD HOCKEY GOES PINK
Every year, the Nassau County Field Hockey Coaches Association supports the National Foundation for Cancer Research's Play4The Cure
. During the month of October, coaches and teams show their support by participating in "PINK" games - and more - to raise funds and awareness. A photo album highlighting some of their efforts can be found on Section VIII's facebook page
Hall of Fame tickets on sale now: Join us as we induct the Class of 2019! The annual Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame dinner will be held at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Wednesday, September 25.
Buy playoff tickets online: Your tickets to Section VIII playoff events are just a click away; buy online anytime via GoFan! (5/1/19)
Hall of Fame class announced: The inductees for the Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame's class of 2019 were announced on Tuesday, April 16 during a press conference at the NYCB LIVE Nassau Colisuem. See the program to learn more about our 34 deserving inductees! (4/16/19)
Boys Basketball Championships at Nassau Coliseum: The A and AA Boys Basketball Long Island Championships will take place at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, March 10. Buy your tickets online here!
Gymnasts compete in annual meet: The 24th annual Todd Heimer Gymnastics Coaches Invitational was held on Saturday, February 9 at North Shore HS. The meet featured 200 dedicated gymnasts representing 20 Nassau County schools who participated in all four Olympic events—vaulting, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. This popular event is coordinated by Section VIII Gymnastics Coordinator Kim Rhatigan and renamed to honor Todd Heimer, former Executive Director of Section VIII Athletics, after his death in 2012. (2/11/19)
Valley Money Play: Section VIII is proud to partner with Valley Bank to launch Valley Money Play. This new program recognizes the student-athletes of Nassau County for their athletic accomplishments and so much more. Coaches and athletic directors are invited to nominate students to win a Valley Money Play via the online nomination form; a press release announcing the program can be found here. (2/1/2019)
Hall of Fame nominations due: Nominations are due by February 1, 2019 to be considered for this years' class. Nomination packets and more information on the Hall of Fame, can be found here. (12/1/18)
Buy tickets online: Your tickets to Section VIII playoff events are just a click away; buy online anytime via GoFan! (12/1/18)
Like us on Facebook! Section VIII Athletics is now on Facebook; please follow our page for news and updates! (12/1/18)