Danielle Landon, a 2010 Shoreham-Wading River graduate, was named the Little East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after scoring 12 goals for Rhode Island College. (more…)
After scoring an overtime, game-winning goal Saturday to lead the Hofstra men’s lacrosse team past sixth-ranked Cornell, Shoreham-Wading River graduate Mike Malave was named the Colonial Athletic Association’s co-Player of the Week Monday. (more…)
EAGLES 7, BLUE WAVES 5
As Cody Smith popped up from a slide into third base, the Riverhead senior looked over toward the Blue Waves’ bench and yelled out a rally cry: “Wake up! C’mon!”
Smith’s deep liner to center field in the fifth inning brought home one run against Copiague Monday and briefly pulled the Blue Waves out of a malaise. (more…)
TUCKERS 14, MONARCHS 4
This high school baseball season has been a big hit for Mattituck, and for good reason, too. The Tuckers are hitting the proverbial cover off the ball.
Bountiful offensive production goes a long way toward explaining the Tuckers’ first-place standing in Suffolk County League VIII. So imagine the stir it caused when the league’s last-place team, Bishop McGann-Mercy, led through the first half of Monday’s game. (more…)
In our throwaway world, early spring can be depressing.
When we travel the highways of the Northeast, the snow-covered winter trash emerges in ugly profusion as the snow recedes. Where trash containers are ample, where pickups are frequent, as is the case in many interstate rest areas, you hardly notice the stuff. Where some officials closed rest areas and pulled collection bins out of parking areas along Route 81, by contrast, the scene resembles a Mumbai dumping area from Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers.” (more…)
PIRATES 14, WILDCATS 10
The Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats may have visions — nightmares, really — about Jules Heningburg dodging defenders with great dexterity, making lightning-quick turns and firing in goal after goal. Should they wake up in a sweat, they wouldn’t be able to console themselves with the thought that it was just a dream.
No, it was real, all too real for the Wildcats. (more…)