Vineyards Golf Club Head Pro Louis de Kerillis on the first tee box. (Credit: Joseph DeMaria)
Ladies and gentlemen, the game of golf is in need of some help. Yes, Houston, we do, indeed, have a problem.
According to the National Golf Foundation, golf has lost nearly five million players in the last decade. The number of rounds played, along with club memberships, are down at most courses. And golf courses around the country are shutting their doors. (more…)
Shannon Rosati, a 2014 Shoreham graduate, will play in a Suffolk vs. Nassau all-star game Saturday. (Credit: Bill Landon, file)
The first Long Island All-American lacrosse event will pit the top girls from Suffolk County against Nassau County this weekend. Five games will be played at Mitchell Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Alex Kuhnle recently met soccer star Alex Morgan. (Credit: Bill Landon)
In her travels across the country playing soccer, Alex Kuhnle had met big-time stars before. Mostly, though, the encounters were brief and in a group.
As a freshman at Shoreham-Wading River last year, Kuhnle made a big impact on varsity as a striker. A quick, skilled player, Kuhnle has already generated interest from Division I schools like UCLA and the University of Miami, Shoreham coach Adrian Gilmore said. (more…)
Riverhead’s starting pitcher, Zach Hamilton, pitched five scoreless innings during which he held North Fork to one hit. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
OSPREYS 3, TOMCATS 2
Like the blinding orange orb in the evening sky that descended on a slight arc toward left field at Jean W. Cochran Park, the sun is setting on the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season.
The race for the playoffs is tight, remarkably tight. Like a game of musical chairs, six contending teams are cautiously circling, eyeballing the four playoff spots. When the music stops playing, two of those teams will be left standing, and disappointed.
Given the circumstances, the value of every win is magnified. Who knows how much good the North Fork Ospreys did for themselves by pulling off the stunning escape act they executed on Tuesday night? (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River guard Caitlin Mirabell goes up for a layup against Bayport-Blue Point Monday night. (Credit: Bill Landon)
The summer league roster for Shoreham-Wading River is divided into two general camps: the softball girls and the lacrosse girls. Depending on which day of the week it is, the Shoreham girls basketball team playing in the Town of Brookhaven Basketball League can count on at least one group’s absence. (more…)
Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead notched his second NASCAR Modified feature event win of the 2014 Whelen All American Series Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway before a standing-room-only crowd. It was the 26th win in Rogers’ career. (more…)
Dan Hughes, attacking the basket during Shoreham-Wading River’s intrasquad scrimmage last Thursday night, has ball skills to go with his 6-foot 5-inch frame. (Credit: Garret Meade)
Dan Hughes is 6 feet 5 inches tall. In the world of high school boys basketball, that usually means one thing: He’s a center.
As it turns out, though, Hughes is anything but a center. (more…)
Andrew James Productions in Mattituck used a drone to capture this unique view of the Wednesday night sailboat races around Robins Island.
You may have seen the sailboats racing around Robins Island on a Wednesday evening in the past. You’ve never seen them from this vantage point.
Watch the video at northforker.com