Thunder Grey 9’s Continue To Roll

Sunday October 9th was a damp, cool fall afternoon and a perfect day for Thunder Football. The Garden City Thunder Grey 9’s took on the Elmont Cardinals in a game that kept the fans on the edge of their seats and ended with a 14 to 13 Thunder victory. As the game got under way it looked to be a […]

Thunder Dethrone Uniondale Knights (14-0)

The GC Thunder Team White 8s were at home this weekend and dethroned the Uniondale Knights on Stewart School Field amassing 220 yards of total offense with some intense team defensive play. The field was in extremely good shape given the 4″ of rain received the night before. Game day captains, Chris Larkin, Jay McNamara, and Joseph Morreale greeted the […]

A Soaking Wet Win

The Boys U10 Blazers endured soaking rain, muddy fields, and a two hour delay before facing and ultimately dominating Windsor Locks at the annual Windsor, Conn. Columbus Day Tournament. Despite less-than-perfect conditions, the boys enjoyed the experience of a large field and a 10 vs. 10 competition. With great goal-tending by Patrick Mohan and goals from Matthew Kelly, Zachary Miner […]

Maroon 11’s Beat Long Beach

On Sunday, October 9, 2005, Garden City’s Thunder 11-year old Maroon team defeated the Long Beach Bulldogs by a score of 27-12. Under the capable direction of head coach John Ernenwein and his assistant coaches Gene Berkery, Charlie Comiskey and Bob Defliese, the Thunder Maroon team improved its record to 3-1 for the season. The team roster consists of the […]

Thunder Gray Beats Mineola 18-7

The Thunder eleven year old football team faced a tough Mineola team for first place last Sunday. Running back John Derdak got Garden City on the board with an impressive forty yard run in the first quarter. Great blocking by John Wein, Chris Harder, Pat Lyons, Patrick Murphy, Keith Blazer and Patrick Tully helped Thunder control the ball on offense […]

U-10 Demons Tie In Windsor

The U-10 Garden City Demons traveled north last weekend to participate in the annual Columbus Day soccer tournament in Windsor, Connecticut. This year’s event was abbreviated due to severe weather conditions. However, the Demons did get to play one match against the Shelton Sharks. The two sides went at it in a steady downpour and it was a most impressive […]

Thunder 10A’s Scalp Bellmore

The McDaid 10A Boys of Thunder traveled to Newbridge Road Park this past Sunday to take on a very spirited Bellmore Brave team. Both teams entered the contest with identical three and one records on this cool and damp October day. The Thunder boys opened up the game with three successive first downs, but fell inches short on a fourth […]

Goalbusters Participate In Columbus Day Tournament

The Goalbusters, a GU-13 travel soccer team traveled in the pouring torrential rain on Saturday, October 8 to participate in the Paul Cody Soccer Tournament in Windsor, Connecticut for an 11:00 game against the Colchester Cyclones. Unfortunately, the field conditions were a challenge, with deep puddles in the center of the field as well as in front of both goal […]

Almost A Complete Wash-Out:Scorpions At Windsor Tournament

All the planning in the world can’t plan the weather. The annual 3-day Paul R. Cody Soccer Tournament in Windsor, CT this past Columbus Day weekend was all but a total wash-out for more than 25 Garden City Centennial travel teams, who made the trip to the Hartford area, just to be met by unrelenting downpours and flooded fields. Most […]

Astro’s Win Central League Championship

On June 18th 2005 the 10 year-old GCAA Central League Astro’s (sponsored by Neptune Camera) capped an amazing season by completing a miraculous come from behind 7 to 6 victory over the American Division winner Orioles. During the regular season the Astro’s finished the regular season with the best won-lost record in the Central League going 11 wins and 1 […]