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02/23/18 6:13pm

It’s up for debate whether Mattituck and Bishop McGann-Mercy share a girls basketball rivalry. Is it a full-fledged rivalry or merely case of familiarity breeding contempt?

Asked how she would you describe the playing relationship between the two teams, Mattituck’s Liz Dwyer answered: “Nasty. We both just really want to win so we go out there and give it our all and sometimes it gets a little messy.” READ

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02/19/18 7:17pm

This defense didn’t rest — not until Bishop McGann-Mercy became a county champion.

Mercy’s girls basketball team won its first Suffolk County championship since 2004 Monday, and the Monarchs can thank their defense and a tremendous performance from Melina Santacroce for it. READ

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02/14/18 9:20pm

A lot was going on Wednesday, especially at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School. Not only was it Ash Wednesday for Christians, but it was also Valentine’s Day and, oh yes, a long-awaited return to the playoffs for the school’s boys basketball team.

Kevin O’Halloran, in his second season as Mercy’s coach, was told it was Mercy’s first playoff game since 2008. All the more reason why the Monarchs would want to make it a memorable experience, which they did. READ

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02/12/18 11:23pm

Kian Martelli was hurting — and evidently feeling great at the same time.

The Riverhead High School junior had his share of physical issues. His right knee was bothering him as were both shins. And then there was a hand injury.

“Everything hurts,” he said. READ

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02/12/18 10:15pm

Katherine Lee said goodbye to the track at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood in characteristic fashion — as a winner.

In her final meet as a high school athlete on the 200-meter unbanked track, the Shoreham-Wading River senior blazed to victory in the 1,000 meters in the Section XI Championships Monday night. READ