Rays of sunlight pierced through the clouds overhead during sporadic rain. Someone suggested that perhaps that was an encouraging sign that the Riverhead High School boys soccer team has a bright future ahead of it.
“I think so,” coach Evan Philcox said. “There’s some symbolism there.” READ
They’re Ryan and Ryan.
No, it’s not a law firm, just Riverhead High School’s top two cross-country runners. READ
Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School’s closing this past June didn’t mean the end of the playing careers for a number of former Monarchs. Three of them didn’t have to go far to find new football homes.
Seniors Austin Beyrodt and Liam Egan and junior Ethan Aube all say they have made the adjustment, trading in their Mercy green and gold for Riverhead blue. READ
It was a championship 20 years in the making.
For the first time since 1998, the Riverhead High School girls cross-country team has been crowned a league champion. The Blue Waves capped a perfect 5-0 dual-meet season Tuesday with a 17-43 League III win over Northport at Sunken Meadow State Park. READ
Dashan Briggs had that smile. It was one of the more memorable features that his former Riverhead football coaches recalled about him. Head coach Leif Shay said that when Briggs’ chiseled jawline broke into a smile “the whole world would smile with him.”
It was a smile that could brighten a football field. READ
They’re young and undersized, but the Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats are also soccer savvy and headed to the playoffs.
For a high school boys soccer team to lose 11 players (about half of whom were starters) from last year and return with only four seniors, that can be a worrisome thing for a coach. Russ Mitchinson was concerned, and he had good cause to be.
Or at least he thought he did. READ
After the post-national anthem fireworks, Ka’Shaun went kaboom!
Bellport quarterback Ka’Shaun Parrish showed his explosiveness time and time again Saturday, and Riverhead got burned. READ
“FEAR THE FIN.”
So advised the back of the Eastport-South Manor Sharks’ warmup shirts. But Shoreham-Wading River didn’t show fear in the showdown between two of Suffolk County Division II’s top girls soccer teams Wednesday. On the contrary, SWR attacked, attacked — and then attacked some more. READ