Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

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12/06/16 8:36pm

Shoreham-Wading River runner Katherine Lee 112816

Cross country runners in New York can expect to compete in any combination of difficult conditions. Katherine Lee of Shoreham-Wading River has raced through rain, frigid temperatures and wind.

But she had never quite experienced what awaited last weekend in Oregon at the Nike Cross Nationals. READ

Featured Story
12/05/16 11:33pm

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In early October, as the Shoreham-Wading River football team boarded the bus at Connetquot High School following a four-point loss to John Glenn, thoughts of the Rutgers Trophy couldn’t have been further from the minds of players. The Wildcats were 3-2, fighting through injuries and searching for a groove. READ

11/23/16 5:55am

Gilmore Girls

I’ve always looked forward to Thanksgiving weekend. In high school, it signaled the start of basketball season. In my early 20s, I’d get together with friends every Black Friday to attend a concert in the city. As a reporter, I’ve covered the Long Island Championships in football nearly every year, which is the pinnacle of high school sports in Suffolk County.

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