Friday, Aug. 5, was a big day. I had it marked down on my calendar for months, as if I might forget. LOL. No chance of that happening.
How could one overlook the greatest sports day of the year (or more accurately, four years), the official start of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?
The fifth annual Riverhead Rocks Olympic Distance Triathlon is set for Sunday morning. READ
Say this about Cassandra Denis’ entry into auto racing: She brings flash.
It was at a women’s race in Pennsylvania one day when Denis was thrown into a car and told to give it a shot.
Defending NASCAR Modified champion Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead and his team plotted out strategy Saturday afternoon in Riverhead Raceway’s pit area. The game plan worked to perfection as Rogers won his first feature event of 2016 after starting last in the night’s 40-lap feature event. READ
Luke DeVenney of the Riverhead Tomcats bounced into a fielder’s choice for the final out Sunday, and the Tomcats were done. With their 2-1 loss to the Westhampton Aviators, the Tomcats were swept in two games in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League semifinals.
It is true that first impressions can be lasting impressions. Not always, but in this case, it certainly is the case.
My first impression of the quality of college summer league baseball we see on eastern Long Island was unforgettable. READ
The critical plays didn’t go the Riverhead Tomcats’ way on a day they needed to win in order to play another day.
The Westhampton Aviators finished the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season in first place for a reason. Just leave the door open a crack for the Aviators and they will burst through it.
The last time golf was featured as an Olympic sport was at the 1904 Games held in St. Louis, and a lot has changed since then. READ