McGann-Mercy students celebrated with the players on the field following Friday night’s playoff-clinching win. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
MONARCHS 28, WARRIORS 6
The bleachers were empty and most the McGann-Mercy football players were on their way to the locker room. Near the north end zone, where moments earlier the players chanted “playoffs! playoffs!” with classmates who stormed the field, Reggie Archer and some his fellow seniors remained.
The joy of the moment gave way to a bittersweet reality: they had likely just played their final home game at McGann-Mercy High School. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Mackenzie Roberts looks for a shot against Southampton Monday. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
After an unbeaten regular season, the Shoreham-Wading River girls soccer team will open the 2014 playoffs as the No. 2 seed in Class A, according to the brackets released by Section XI today. (more…)
Sam Henry, one of Greenport/Southold’s eight seniors, prepares to serve. Henry made 13 digs against Bishop McGann-Mercy. (Credit: Garret Meade)
CLIPPERS 25, 25, 25, MONARCHS 13, 23, 14
Jenna Standish had been looking forward to Senior Day 2014 ever since she was a freshman. The senior outside hitter and her teammates on the Greenport/Southold high school girls volleyball team found the wait to be a worthwhile one.
Standish made a special day even more memorable by her fine all-around play as the Clippers took down Bishop McGann-Mercy in three games and eliminated the Monarchs from playoff contention on Thursday. The playoff-bound Clippers played what their coach, Mike Gunther, said was one of their best matches of the season, a 25-13, 25-23, 25-14 win in their final home match of the regular season at Greenport High School. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River freshman Katherine Lee ran the fastest time at Tuesday’s division championships at Sunken Meadow State Park. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
All around her, the congratulations came pouring in for the Shoreham-Wading River freshman.
“I love you!” said one competitor from McGann-Mercy. “Even though you don’t know me…”
Katherine Lee, who first came up to varsity as a seventh grader during winter track at Shoreham, found herself in the spotlight Tuesday afternoon after running a personal best time in the Section XI Division Championships at Sunken Meadow State Park. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Emily Sopko spent the second half Monday playing a different position than she’s used to. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Emily Sopko’s role on the soccer field is to help prevent goals. On defense for Shoreham-Wading River, she and her teammates accomplish that goal to near perfection.
At 14-0-1, the Wildcats are in the midst of one their finest seasons in program history. A win in their regular season finale Wednesday would lock up an undefeated regular season heading into the playoffs. (more…)
WOLVERINES 1, BLUE WAVES 0
When it comes to high school field hockey, Riverhead may start associating Newfield with pain. It would be understandable.
Earlier this season, Riverhead blew a two-goal lead against Newfield and lost, 4-3, in overtime. Then, on Monday, the Blue Waves applied pressure but were unable to generate many shots against Newfield and lost, 1-0, at Riverhead High School. (more…)
Riverhead senior Ethan Greenidge returns an interception 41 yards for a touchdown Saturday against East Islip. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Despite two scores in a 58-second span in the fourth quarter, Riverhead could not overcome a 21-point deficit and dropped a 21-14 Division II decision to East Islip Saturday afternoon to spoil its homecoming. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River’s Dan Mahoney fires a shot in the final seconds of Tuesday’s game that hit off the crossbar, just missing on an equalizer. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
PANTHERS 3, WILDCATS 2
Andrew Moschetti gathered his players on the sideline to deliver one final message before the players departed following Tuesday afternoon’s game against Miller Place.
Moschetti, the coach of Shoreham-Wading River, offered the age-old rally cry: “It’s not over!” he said to the players. (more…)