Jeff Doroski will return this fall as Mercy’s head football coach. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)
Jeff Doroski will return as the McGann-Mercy football coach next fall.
After a contentious departure in early 2014, which led to him taking the varsity head coach positions of Riverhead softball and Hampton Bays football, Doroski will once again be on the sideline of his alma mater when the Monarchs kick off in September. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River pinch runner Alex Bettenhauser is tagged out at third in Friday’s semifinal loss at John Glenn. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
CLASS A SEMIFINALS, GAME 1 | KNIGHTS 1, WILDCATS 0
After opening the playoffs with a win at Westhampton Wednesday, Shoreham-Wading River coach Kevin Willi wasn’t ready to publicly commit to which pitcher would throw Game 1 of the best-of-three semifinals series that started Friday.
He ended up choosing John Montesano and the senior didn’t disappoint. (more…)
Riverhead senior Nick Herzog, pictured alongside his parents Debbie and Scott, will play baseball at the University of Massachusetts-Boston next year. High School principal Charles Regan (left), varsity coach Rob Maccone and athletic director Bill Groth joined them for a signing ceremony. (Credit: Riverhead School District)
After posting a 6-1 record this season on the mound for Riverhead, senior Nick Herzog plans to continue his baseball career next year at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.
Herzog, a left-handed pitcher who had a 2.61 ERA this past season, is one of five players from this year’s team pursuing baseball in college. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River junior Chris Curran scored three goals with two assists in Thursday’s loss to Sayville. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
CLASS B SEMIFINALS | GOLDEN FLASHES 12, WILDCATS 11 (OT)
There was an undeniable feeling from the early moments of the season, beginning with a dominant opener against Harborfields, to a win over Miller Place and a string of blowout victories toward the end, that Shoreham-Wading River lacrosse was back.
The up-and-down season a year ago gave way to stability under new coach Mike Taylor. And the focus was squared back where it belonged: on playing lacrosse. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River center fielder Caitlin Mirabell charges in to make a catch Wednesday against Comsewogue. (Credit: John O’Rourk)
CLASS A TOURNAMENT | WILDCATS 9, WARRIORS 2
The road through the playoffs will take Shoreham-Wading River to a familiar destination: Sayville.
The Wildcats opened the Class A playoffs with a 9-2 win Wednesday afternoon at home against Comsewogue, setting up a match against the Golden Flashes Friday. Over the last decade, Sayville’s been a constant roadblock for Shoreham to reach the county finals. Sayville bounced the Wildcats from the playoffs in their most recent visits in 2013 and 2012. (more…)