For those keeping score at home, the number of ice baths Shoreham-Wading River football coach Matt Millheiser has been doused with after a game this season stands at two.
The first came after a road win in Babylon, only the second in program history for the Wildcats against the Panthers. The second came Friday afternoon, after the Wildcats rolled past Port Jefferson, 35-0, to put the finishing touches on the program’s first 8-0 season. (more…)
Jason Tang leaves the Times/Review office in Mattituck on his way to Glen Head last Thursday. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Cycling through the pounding rain and gusting wind of a nor’easter was just one of the hazards Jason Tang signed up for when he embarked on an unprecedented journey to round the globe on two wheels. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Emily Blunnie heads the ball in Tuesday’s playoff win over Comsewogue. Blunnie scored once in the win. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
CLASS A QUARTERFINALS | WILDCATS 2, WARRIORS 0
The ball had barely crossed the goal line before Emily Blunnie screamed out loud: “Yesss!”
The Shoreham-Wading River senior, positioned perfectly in front of the goal, knocked in a pass by Megan Kelly from her left to break a scoreless tie in the 56th minute Tuesday afternoon against Comsewogue in the Class A quarterfinals. (more…)
Dayna Young scored both of Mercy’s goals in Saturday’s playoff loss at Mattituck. (Credit: Garret Meade)
CLASS B PLAYOFFS | TUCKERS 3, MONARCHS 2
Mattituck coach Malynda Nichol presented freshman Jane DiGregorio two options early this season.
One would be to stay on the junior varsity, where as a quick, talented forward, she would undoubtedly score plenty of goals. The second option was to join the varsity, where her playing time would be limited, but she could experience the big club. (more…)
McGann-Mercy students celebrated with the players on the field following Friday night’s playoff-clinching win. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
MONARCHS 28, WARRIORS 6
The bleachers were empty and most the McGann-Mercy football players were on their way to the locker room. Near the north end zone, where moments earlier the players chanted “playoffs! playoffs!” with classmates who stormed the field, Reggie Archer and some his fellow seniors remained.
The joy of the moment gave way to a bittersweet reality: they had likely just played their final home game at McGann-Mercy High School.