Shoreham-Wading River freshman Katherine Lee, pictured at the state meet Nov. 15, finished fifth Saturday in the federation championship race. (Credit: Kyle Brazeil/MileSplit NY)
As an eighth-grader running in the state federation race last year, Shoreham-Wading River’s Katherine Lee learned a valuable lesson. When it comes to competing in a race loaded with talented runners, get out quick.
It’s a style of running Lee, now a freshman, has taken into all her races this season. And it proved particularly effective Saturday at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls. (more…)
Riverhead’s Edward Wills pursues Hills West running back Ray Lyte in Saturday’s loss in Dix Hills. (Credit: Garret Meade)
DIVISION II SEMIFINALS | COLTS 28, BLUE WAVES 13
A season that felt like a constant uphill climb, from Week 1′s last-second win over West Islip to a blocked field goal in the final seconds of Week 8 to defeat Bellport, came to an end Saturday.
The Riverhead Blue Waves’ quest for a third straight county championship — the first such feat for a Division II team since 1998-00 — was ultimately dealt a final blow in Dix Hills, as the Half Hollow Hills West Colts prevailed 28-13 behind the explosive running of halfback Ray Lyte. (more…)
Two accidents were reported on County Road 51 early Saturday morning. (Credit: Google Maps)
A Cutchogue woman crashed into an unoccupied Southampton Town police car early Saturday morning on a closed roadway in Manorville as police and firefighters were responding to a single-car accident that seriously injured a Manorville man, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
SWR running back Chris Rosati scores a touchdown in a Week 8 win over Port Jefferson. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
It was back in Week 2, on a Friday night in mid-September, that the Shoreham-Wading River football team picked up one of its biggest wins in years.
The Wildcats, behind a stout defense, won for the first time ever that night in Babylon and for only the second time ever in program history against the Panthers. Shoreham snapped a 25-game winning streak for Babylon, the two-time defending Class IV Long Island champions. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Emily Sopko scored the lone goal for the Wildcats in Saturday’s loss to South Side. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
CLASS A LONG ISLAND FINALS | CYCLONES 2, WILDCATS 1 (OT)
It took until a chilly night in November, in the 104th minute of a championship game, for the Shoreham-Wading River girls soccer team to feel the agony of defeat.
The Wildcats fell 2-1 to perennial champion South Side Saturday night in the Class A Long Island Championship at Dowling Sports Complex. (more…)
Riverhead running back Ryun Moore picks up a first down in the Blue Waves’ playoff win against Deer Park Saturday. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Behind a suffocating defense that forced two turnovers and bottled up Deer Park’s star running back, the Riverhead Blue Waves advanced to the semifinals of the Division II playoffs with a 23-6 win Saturday afternoon over the Falcons. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River freshman Katherine Lee, pictured last week at the state qualifier, was the top finisher in the state at Saturday’s Class B championship race in Canton, N.Y. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
After posting the top time in the county at the Section XI Division Championships Oct. 21, Shoreham-Wading River freshman Katherine Lee looked ahead to the team’s future goals.
“We want to try to get to states as a team,” Lee said at Sunken Meadow State Park that day. (more…)
Riverhead’s Raheem Brown rushes up the middle for a first down in last week’s win over Bellport. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Riverhead coach Leif Shay didn’t need to watch hours of film to get a handle on Deer Park’s offensive approach.
“They run Thompson and then they run Thompson and then after that they’ll run Thompson,” Shay said before practice Friday. (more…)