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02/19/18 7:17pm
02/19/2018 7:17 PM

This defense didn’t rest — not until Bishop McGann-Mercy became a county champion.

Mercy’s girls basketball team won its first Suffolk County championship since 2004 Monday, and the Monarchs can thank their defense and a tremendous performance from Melina Santacroce for it. READ

02/17/18 7:36pm
02/17/2018 7:36 PM

In her final game as a high school basketball player on Saturday, Mikayla Dwyer’s Shoreham-Wading River team was eliminated from the Suffolk County Class A playoffs.

But in many ways the senior guard went out a winner. She scored a career-high 26 points in a 77-62 quarterfinal loss at Kings Park. READ

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02/14/18 9:20pm
02/14/2018 9:20 PM

A lot was going on Wednesday, especially at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School. Not only was it Ash Wednesday for Christians, but it was also Valentine’s Day and, oh yes, a long-awaited return to the playoffs for the school’s boys basketball team.

Kevin O’Halloran, in his second season as Mercy’s coach, was told it was Mercy’s first playoff game since 2008. All the more reason why the Monarchs would want to make it a memorable experience, which they did. READ

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02/12/18 11:23pm
02/12/2018 11:23 PM

Kian Martelli was hurting — and evidently feeling great at the same time.

The Riverhead High School junior had his share of physical issues. His right knee was bothering him as were both shins. And then there was a hand injury.

“Everything hurts,” he said. READ