One-by-one, the top runners from across the nation were introduced to the crowd at Balboa Park in San Diego before the start of the Foot Locker Nationals. In a sport where races can feature hundreds of athletes, it was a rare moment for the individuals to be recognized like the starting lineups before a basketball game. READ
Katherine Lee’s 2016-17 winter track season didn’t go the way she would have liked, and it really had nothing to do with how she performed. Lee’s undefeated indoor season was cut short when she was cleated on her left ankle from behind by another runner while running the 1,500 meters in the Millrose Games. READ
Sal Loverde, coach of the Riverhead High School boys winter track team, has a message to deliver: Look out for the Blue Waves.
“The story of this year’s team is we are a youthful program that is going to be on the rise, without question,” he said. READ
Neither Mattituck nor Riverhead needed to consult their advanced scouting reports ahead of Wednesday night’s dual meet. After all, the teams had just wrestled each other four days earlier. READ
Riverhead played well, just not well enough to win.
Victory seemed to be in Riverhead’s grasp, only to be tantalizingly plucked away in the final minutes. READ
Oh, the joy.
Carolyn Carrera can find it just about anywhere. READ
It’s always going to be an interesting matchup when Southold/Greenport’s Grace Syron and Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Melina Santacroce face each other on a basketball court. The big difference Monday night, though, was Santacroce had more of a supporting cast to work with.
For the second straight year Shoreham-Wading River High School senior Katherine Lee has qualified to run in a national cross-country meet. This time around, though, she will run in a different meet in a different setting. READ