Port Athletics reaches out to the community Basketball and Crew donate time, money, and shoes to organizations

Dan Miranda and Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor and Staff Writer

Last year, varsity baseball and softball teams established their own “Strike Out Cancer” fundraisers. Members of the softball team helped to sell snacks and wall placards, with all of the proceeds going toward cancer research.

Freshman Max Miranda “dunks his kicks” in a designated bin during the varsity boy’s basketball loss to the Hicksville Comets, 57-35.

Port Rowing teamed up with the Port Washington community to complete their second annual ergathon. Rowers raised money for Long Beach Athletics after they lost most of their equipment and usuage of facilities due to Hurricane Sandy back in late October. The ergathon raised $10,000.