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01/05/17 7:37pm

Shoreham-Wading River has hardly been pushed during this high school girls basketball season, and Thursday was no different.

Shoreham, with all its athleticism and depth, had little trouble handling winless East Hampton, 55-13. The Wildcats ran off 32 consecutive points on the way to an insurmountable 34-2 lead as visiting East Hampton struggled to find the basket.
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12/22/16 9:58pm

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Silence is golden. It can also be a lot of fun, as fans of the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team discovered.

Mercy held its first Silent Night game Thursday night. The idea was a takeoff on a tradition observed by Taylor University, an NAIA school in Indiana. This is how it works: Fans dress in costumes and all sorts of garb, remaining absolutely silent until the home team scores its 10th point. Then it’s time for them to turn the cheering on full blast.
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12/20/16 8:22pm

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Welcome to Suffolk County League II.

Riverhead’s introduction to the league wasn’t a kind one. The Blue Waves, who played in League III last season, had their work cut out for them Tuesday in their league opener with powerful Half Hollow Hills East in town. Hills East is seen as one of the top teams in the county along with fellow League II teams Central Islip and Bay Shore.

It was easy to see why.
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12/20/16 3:00pm

 

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Throughout the day last Thursday, Ryan Condon had been looking forward to the moment when he would walk onto the mat in the Shoreham-Wading River High School gym and wrestle Westhampton Beach’s Austin Mahon. The two had been slated to face each other in the 182-pound bout.

Condon put himself into the right frame of mind as he prepared to battle.
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12/16/16 9:43pm

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All the pieces are in place. This could be a special high school boys basketball team that Greenport has.

The Porters have big bodies in the form of Julian Swann and Sam Strickland. They have the considerable skills of freshman phenom Ahkee Anderson. They have plenty of talent from others, too. Tashan Lawrence, Jordan Fonseca and Darrius Strickland, just to name a few.

The Porters have something else: unselfishness.
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