Riverhead had its heart set on making it to the playoffs, but Sachem North shot a flaming arrow right through it.
Sachem North overcame a 5-1 deficit, scoring eight straight goals in a 9-6 Suffolk County Division I boys lacrosse triumph on Tuesday. The result earned the Flaming Arrows a place in the playoffs while bursting Riverhead’s postseason hopes on Senior Day at Coach Mike McKillop Memorial Field in Riverhead.
The Riverhead High School girls golf team is going places — most notably to the Section XI Championships.
For the first time in the program’s eight-year history, Riverhead qualified for the Suffolk County tournament that will be played May 16 and 17 at Middle Island Country Club.
Riverhead will have to wait until another day to complete its quest of reaching the Suffolk County high school girls lacrosse playoffs for the first time.
The Blue Waves came close to taking a giant step toward the postseason, but dropped a heart-breaking 10-9 Division I decision at Commack High School Monday afternoon.
Former Riverhead track star Jacob Robinson earned his first career conference title with a victory in the 200-meter dash Friday at the Northeast-10 Track and Field Championships. READ
When Dan Montenegro was a child, his parents started calling him “Cricket” because he liked to jump around so much. All of that jumping has landed the Shoreham-Wading River High School boys track and field team a new triple jumper.
Montenegro wowed observers Friday when on his first attempt in the event in an official competition, he popped a distance of 36 feet 4 1/4 inches.
Some baseball players might grumble about being asked to change positions. Not Tom Powers. Then again, why should he? A position change may have turned his season around. READ
As his pace car approached the finish line at Riverhead Raceway Monday, Ed Partridge didn’t slow down. READ
Diving into a sport like rowing rarely yields immediate results. Sure, kids grow up playing sports like basketball or baseball. But how many ever get out on a boat and row for sport?
By the time most kids begin the sport, it takes time for them to understand the dynamics of the boat and develop the strength to succeed in competitions. READ