In the years leading up to Shoreham-Wading River’s 2014 Long Island Championship, coach Matt Millheiser often mentioned all the “firsts” the team had barreled through, from a win at Mount Sinai, to a road victory at Babylon. Now, on the heels of two straight Class IV Long Island titles, a 24-game win streak and a Rutgers Trophy a year ago, the list of firsts has shrunk down to nearly nothing. READ
The shifts and momentum changes in a high school girls basketball game can be sudden and unexpected. Without warning, a game can turn on the drop of a basket or a pass. It’s a fickle sport that way.
Shoreham-Wading River’s game against Miller Place on Thursday was a case in point. It was like a series of mini games within a game, a three-act play, if you will. READ
It was sudden, overpowering and, like a force of nature, devastating.
The Riverhead Blue Waves had started the high school boys basketball season so promisingly, with four wins from as many games. Then they hit some road bumps. Five of them.
For wrestling fans who love the thrill of a pin, Shoreham-Wading River High School was the place to be Friday night. READ
The Mattituck High School girls basketball team claimed Suffolk County League VII supremacy Thursday night.
In a battle of teams with unbeaten league records, the Tuckers sprinted off to a 17-point first-quarter lead before holding off a late charge by Bishop McGann-Mercy for a 63-43 home victory.
Two high school boys basketball teams, Elwood/John Glenn and Shoreham-Wading River, walked into the gym with identical 1-3 league records for a proverbial swing game. As Shoreham’s coach, Kevin Culhane, noted beforehand, 2-3 sounds a lot better than 1-4.
On a warm Saturday afternoon in April, members of the Shoreham-Wading River boys lacrosse team lined up near midfield wearing pink jerseys before the start of the annual Lax Out Cancer fundraiser game against Miller Place. Joe Kavanagh, one of the event’s organizers, took the microphone and introduced the four honorees. READ