high school students cheer from the bleechers during a pep rally
Students cheer for Florida’s athletes at the annual pep rally.

Florida Union Free School District believes that participation in sports provides a wealth of opportunities and experiences that benefit students in the classroom and in life. The district offers students opportunities to participate in a wide-range of various sports across three seasons. Florida UFSD is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing as a member of Section IX and the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA).

The mission of New York State interscholastic athletic programs is to foster the quest for excellence by creating an educational and competitive experience within an atmosphere of sportsmanship. Successful programs develop individual and team potential by promoting high standards of competence, character, civility and citizenship.

Spartan News

Seward Athletics announces May Scholar-Athletes

The S.S. Seward Athletic Department is proud to announce its May scholar athletes as Brianna Milz and Christopher Rahm.

A female high school student in an Army sweatshirt
Brianna Milz

Brianna Milz

Brianna is a senior pitcher on the Seward softball team. She also plays third base when not pitching. Brianna also served as a captain on the soccer team last fall. She has played four years of varsity softball and four years of varsity soccer.
Brianna is a high honors student in the Class of 2018. Upon graduation, she plans to study mechanical engineering at Widener University, where she will also play softball.
Brianna is the daughter of Bryan and Janine Milz. Her older sister, Brittany, is a 2015 Seward graduate.

Christopher Rahm

A male high school student in a Seward jersey
Christopher Rahm

Christopher is a senior shortstop on the baseball team at Seward. Chris also played varsity soccer for the Spartans in the fall. He has played varsity soccer and baseball for the past two years.
Chris is an honor student in the Class of 2018. Upon graduation, he plans to study criminal justice at SUNY Orange.
Chris is the son of Michael and Helen Rahm. His older brother, Michael, is a 2013 Seward graduate.

Congratulations to Brianna and Christopher, and thank for representing Seward Athletics in a positive manner

Two Spartans join elite 1,000 Point Club for basketball

History was made twice during the 2017-2018 winter season, as two Spartan hoopsters joined the school’s elite 1,000 point club.
The first to join was senior guard Erika Straub. Erika hit a three-pointer from the left side against Sullivan West on Jan. 29, 2017. Erika ends her Seward career with 1,120 points.
Junior guard John Guerra joined the club just 17 days later. John also hit a three-pointer from the left side against Tuxedo on Feb. 15. John concludes his junior year with 1,041 career points.


  • Michael Hoyt:  1,722 (2003)
  • Jenny Leo:  1,663 (1987)
  • Colleen Leo:  1,646 (1988)
  • Megan Ryan:  1,349 (1993)
  • Christine Kirby:  1,328 (1998)
  • Joe Hoyt:  1,300 (2005)
  • Rena Gorish:  1,261 (1999)
  • Kathleen Folkl:  1,188 (2008)
  • Erika Straub:  1,120 (2018)
  • Scott Glowaczewski:  1,057 (2011)
  • John Guerra:  1,041 (2019)
  • Karen Costakis:  1,038 (1990)
  • David Oliver:  1,034 (2011)

Fall Sports

Girls/Boys Varsity Soccer

Girls/Boys JV Soccer

Girls/Boys Modified Soccer

Varsity Cross Country

Modified Cross Country

Girls Varsity Volleyball

Girls JV Volleyball

Girls Modified Volleyball

Girls Swimming*

Varsity Football*

JV Football*

Modified Football*

Winter Sports

Girls/Boys Varsity Basketball

Girls/Boys JV Basketball

Girls/Boys Modified Basketball

Varsity Cheerleading

Boys Swimming*

Spring Sports

Varsity Baseball

Varsity Softball

JV Baseball

JV Softball

Modified Baseball

Modified Softball

 *With Warwick Valley Central School District


Seward Soccer Complex
Edward J Lempka Drive
Florida, NY 10921

Walter Sturr Park
Walter R. Sturr Memorial Park
Bridge Street
Florida, NY 10921

The Rock Sports Park
24 Old Black Meadow Road
Chester, NY 10926

Warwick Town Park 
117 Union Corners Road
Warwick, NY 10990


S.S. Seward Institute Gymnasium
53 N Main Street
Florida, NY 10921

Golden Hill Elementary School Gymnasium
478 Round Hill Road
Florida, NY 10921