Keelyn Friberg has been here before. And the year before that and the year before that.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Shoreham-Wading River High School senior, competing as an independent swimmer, qualified for the Section XI Championships. That is a badge of honor for the girl who has been swimming for the Three Village Swim Club since she was a fifth-grader.
The fleet-footed Katherine Lee can cover ground on a cross-country course awfully quickly. On Friday the Shoreham-Wading River High School junior was flying. She ran the five kilometers at Sunken Meadow State Park faster than a Suffolk County girl had ever done before.
Courtney Wrigley has come far, much further than many of her younger teammates on the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls volleyball team might expect.
Back when Wrigley was an 11-year-old, one of some 80 hopefuls trying out for a middle school team, she was far from the polished player she has become. READ
The match started off downright ugly. It was sometimes hard to watch with service errors and all sorts of other mistakes by both teams. Then things took a welcomed turn to mildly interesting.
From there, however, it unexpectedly made a huge leap to absolutely captivating.
The high school football playoffs have arrived, and with them come a familiar opponent for Shoreham-Wading River.
On Friday evening, second-seeded Shoreham (6-2) will face No. 7 Hampton Bays (4-4) — the same team it played this past Friday night in the final regular-season game for both teams — in a Suffolk County Division IV quarterfinal. The only difference is this time Shoreham will play on its home field.
Playoff volleyball on Halloween. Now what is more fun than that?
East Hampton coach Kathryn McGeehan had a reply: How about playoff volleyball the day after Halloween?
Three hours before kickoff time on Saturday, Harrison Downs received the word. Riverhead High School football coach Leif Shay pulled Downs aside and told him that he was the emergency backup quarterback that day.
Downs usually plays fullback or tight end on offense, but because one of Riverhead’s two quarterbacks was academically ineligible, he was next on the depth chart should anything happen to starter Kyle Kelly.
The Shoreham-Wading River High School girls volleyball team didn’t get the result it was looking for. Then again, the Wildcats could take some good things away from their final regular-season match Thursday.
In a playoff tuneup for both teams, visiting Sayville defeated Shoreham, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19, in a Suffolk County League VI match.