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07/26/15 2:07pm

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More than 225 athletes competed in PBMC Health’s first-ever triathlon in Jamesport Sunday morning, completing a 500-meter swim, 25 kilometer bike course and 5K run in what they called ideal conditions.

Billy Holl, 29, of Bayport finished first overall with a time of 1:10:25, nearly two minutes ahead of the next closest finisher. READ

07/09/15 8:20am

 

Denise Lucas served as grand marshal of the Jamesport Fire Department parade Wednesday. (Credit: Maggie Bokinz)

Denise Lucas served as grand marshal of the Jamesport Fire Department parade Wednesday. (Credit: Maggie Bokinz)

Despite dark skies and the threat of rain, plenty of people still lined the street and walked the parade route in Jamesport last night at the Annual Jamesport Fire Department Parade.

The event is part of the annual bazaar hosted by the volunteer crew — this year will be the department’s 60th — and runs from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. through Friday and 4 p.m. to midnight on Saturday.

Denise Lucas of Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter served as grand marshal.

Check out photos from Wednesday night’s parade. (more…)

05/26/15 8:04pm
Shoreham-Wading River eighth-grader Nickey Ness looks to make a throw. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Shoreham-Wading River eighth-grader Nickey Ness looks to make a throw. (Credit: Bill Landon)

CLASS A TOURNAMENT  |  BUCCANEERS 8, WILDCATS 5

Shoreham-Wading River’s success in the postseason before Tuesday came in large part to some terrific defense. The Wildcats relied on several key defensive plays to pull out wins over Comsewogue and Sayville, sending them into a matchup at home against Islip.  (more…)

05/20/15 10:41pm
Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Sophia Triandafils led the Wildcats with four goals in Wednesday's Class C playoff game. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Sophia Triandafils led the Wildcats with four goals in Wednesday’s Class C playoff game. (Credit: Bill Landon)

CLASS C SEMIFINALS  |  PHANTOMS 11, WILDCATS 7

Shoreham-Wading River closed to within three goals late, but could never get any closer in a season-ending playoff loss at Bayport-Blue Point Wednesday afternoon.

The third-seeded Wildcats never led in an 11-7 loss to the defending champion Phantoms in the Class C semifinal.  (more…)

05/15/15 9:24pm
Riverhead's Mark Andrejack tries to elude the Ward Melville defender in Friday's playoff game. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Riverhead’s Mark Andrejack tries to elude the Ward Melville defender in Friday’s playoff game. (Credit: Bill Landon)

CLASS A PLAYOFFS  |  PATRIOTS 12, BLUE WAVES 4

In only their second postseason appearance in program history, the 13th-seeded Riverhead Blue Waves had their hands full with No. 4 Ward Melville on the road Friday afternoon.

Few outside the Blue Waves locker room might have imagined the game’s start. After two quarters, Ward Melville — a program whose championship pedigree dates back to the 1970s — was left clinging to a one-goal lead against the Blue Waves.  (more…)

12/15/14 8:00am
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Neverson Funn goes up for a shot in Saturday’s alumni basketball game in Riverhead. (Credit: Bill Landon)

It had been 11 years since the last time Chris Harris stepped onto the court at Riverhead High School. A lot has changed since then. But the competitive juices remain.

“Coach got some of us old guys out here,” said Harris, a 2002 Riverhead graduate.  (more…)

11/15/14 6:38pm
Shoreham-Wading River quarterback Danny Hughes carries the ball in Saturday's win over Babylon. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Shoreham-Wading River quarterback Danny Hughes carries the ball in Saturday’s win over Babylon. (Credit: Bill Landon)

DIVISION IV SEMIFINALS  |  WILDCATS 56, PANTHERS 0

Shoreham Wading River has emerged as a force to be reckoned with thanks to a crushing defense and ground and pound offensive attack.

The Wildcats made short work of two-time defending Class IV Long Island champion Babylon Saturday with a 56-0 shellacking to advance to their first county title game in program history.  (more…)