02/11/16 12:22am

Standing at the starting line, Katherine Lee looked uneasy and unsure of herself, as if it was the first time she had ever stepped on a track. The truth is, the Shoreham-Wading River High School sophomore is an accomplished track and field athlete. Perhaps one of the reasons for that is she doesn’t take anything for granted.

“I get so nervous,” she said. “You never know what other people are going to do. Track is like one of those things where if someone’s got a good day, they can put everything out there and do it.”

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02/03/16 8:00pm

Southold boys basketball coach Phil Reed 020216

I’m really not good at goodbyes, but I’ll try my best.

The first time I saw Phil Reed — I don’t know how many years ago — he was a face in the background, a big, tough-looking football coach, one of several assistant coaches for the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team, toiling on a hot late-summer day during a preseason practice. READ