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Joe Werkmeister

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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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06/10/16 9:00am

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Last week, Bill Groth approached the podium toward the end of Riverhead High School’s varsity sports awards ceremony to deliver his final remarks. As usual, he planned to say that no matter where Riverhead teams travel, there are as many Blue Waves supporters filling the bleachers as there are for the home team.  READ

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05/28/16 1:15pm
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Kevin Callejas, left, pictured with his brother, Aymer. (Credit: Facebook photo)

In his final Instagram post, Kevin Callejas wrapped his left arm around his aunt as the pair flashed wide smiles for the camera. In a caption, he wrote: “Our family is a circle of strength and love. With every birth and union it grows and every crises faced makes the circle stronger.” READ