McGann-Mercy quarterback KJ Santacroce lets go a pass as running back Reggie Archer blocks in the Monarchs’ Week 8 loss at Glenn. (Credit: Bill Landon)
Having to face Elwood/John Glenn once on the football field is tough enough. Bishop McGann-Mercy had to do it twice in as many weeks.
McGann-Mercy coach Mike Buck took a philosophical approach toward his team’s Suffolk County Division IV qualifying-round game at Glenn this past Saturday. “You got to go through them anyway,” he said. “That’s how I look at it.” (more…)
Emily Anderson of Shoreham-Wading River, pictured during a meet Oct. 17, will compete at the state championships later this month. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Even before she set foot in the pool for the Section XI Swimming Championships on Saturday, Emily Anderson knew she had already been guaranteed a spot in the state meet later this month. That took some of the pressure off her in the state qualifier, and Anderson produced a winning performance.
The Shoreham-Wading River High School junior, who competes as an independent, was the first one to complete the 100-yard breaststroke at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. Regardless of the circumstances, victories like that are to be cherished. (more…)
Riverhead wide receiver Steven Reid celebrates as he crosses into the endzone for a touchdown. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
The Riverhead Blue Waves will travel to Half Hollow Hills West next weekend in the semifinals of the Division II playoffs. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Emily Sopko scored the lone goal for the Wildcats in Saturday’s loss to South Side. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
CLASS A LONG ISLAND FINALS | CYCLONES 2, WILDCATS 1 (OT)
It took until a chilly night in November, in the 104th minute of a championship game, for the Shoreham-Wading River girls soccer team to feel the agony of defeat.
The Wildcats fell 2-1 to perennial champion South Side Saturday night in the Class A Long Island Championship at Dowling Sports Complex. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Nick Gray carries the ball against Port Jefferson Saturday. (Credit: Bill Landon)
Shoreham Wading River did what its done since Week 5 of the season Saturday: blowing out another opponent, this time Port Jefferson, 42-0, in the Division IV quarterfinals.
Shoreham quarterback Danny Hughes scored on a keeper up the middle for the first of his two touchdowns as Shoreham Wading River jumped out to a 14-0 lead. (more…)
Riverhead running back Ryun Moore picks up a first down in the Blue Waves’ playoff win against Deer Park Saturday. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Behind a suffocating defense that forced two turnovers and bottled up Deer Park’s star running back, the Riverhead Blue Waves advanced to the semifinals of the Division II playoffs with a 23-6 win Saturday afternoon over the Falcons. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River freshman Katherine Lee, pictured last week at the state qualifier, was the top finisher in the state at Saturday’s Class B championship race in Canton, N.Y. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
After posting the top time in the county at the Section XI Division Championships Oct. 21, Shoreham-Wading River freshman Katherine Lee looked ahead to the team’s future goals.
“We want to try to get to states as a team,” Lee said at Sunken Meadow State Park that day. (more…)
Riverhead’s Raheem Brown rushes up the middle for a first down in last week’s win over Bellport. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Riverhead coach Leif Shay didn’t need to watch hours of film to get a handle on Deer Park’s offensive approach.
“They run Thompson and then they run Thompson and then after that they’ll run Thompson,” Shay said before practice Friday. (more…)