Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

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06/16/16 12:00pm

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In January, as Jesse Patriss lay in a hospital bed recovering from his fourth surgery in just a year, he took a moment to think about the future. By April, he thought, he’d finally be feeling better and on a path back to a normal life.

His medical condition had already wiped out a year of college, derailed his baseball career and ruined his appetite. READ

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06/13/16 10:08pm

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The process began in earnest after his sophomore season, when as a two-way force for Shoreham-Wading River he helped lead the football team to its first Long Island title. Since then, Ethan Wiederkehr has been one of the most sought after players on Long Island for the Class of 2017.

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06/11/16 4:40pm

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Mike O’Reilly, a 2012 Shoreham-Wading River graduate, was drafted in the 27th Round of the Major League Baseball Draft Saturday by the St. Louis Cardinals. He was followed shortly afterward by former Riverhead pitcher Matt Crohan, who was taken in the 32nd Round by the Cincinnati Reds.

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