Shoreham-Wading River senior Dominic Pirraglia placed third in the county tournament at 182 pounds. (Joe Werkmeister photo)
SECTION XI CHAMPIONSHIPS
The final seconds ticked away in the third period and Shoreham-Wading River senior Mike Neidhart assumed his season and wrestling career were over. He was trailing 1-0 in his consolation final at 170 pounds, desperately trying to make a move on his opponent. (more…)
Former Tomcats player Jake Farr during the 2013 season. (Garret Meade file photo)
The Riverhead Tomcats will have a new home for the 2014 season — Veterans Field at the Enterprise Park at Calverton complex. (more…)
Winter travel is indeed tricky for the outdoors person, especially if you’ve set up an extensive trip. Headed for the islands to do some tropical fishing? Headed for the Rockies for the ski trip of your dreams? There may be serious issues getting from here to there. (more…)
Shoreham junior James Szymanski won both his matches Friday on the first day of the county tournament. (Bill Landon file photo)
Three Shoreham-Wading River wrestlers and one Riverhead wrestler advanced Friday into the semifinals of the Section XI Tournament.
All four will be vying for their first county title Sunday when the tournament resumes at Hofstra University. (more…)
SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS B SEMIFINAL | BAYMEN 69, MONARCHS 36
Sophomore guard Alexis Fotopoulos scored all of her 21 points in the first half, including her 1,000 career point, to pace Hampton Bays to a 69-36 victory over visiting Bishop McGann-Mercy in a Suffolk County Class B girls basketball semifinal on Friday night.
The top-seeded Baymen (17-2) grabbed a 17-6 first-quarter lead and never looked back as the No. 4 Monarchs finished the season with an 11-7 record. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River junior Courtney Clasen tallied a triple double in the Wildcats’ playoff win over Sayville Friday night. (Bill Landon photo)
CLASS A FIRST ROUND | WILDCATS 38, GOLDEN FLASHES 34
Courtney Clasen was admittedly frustrated through most of the first three quarters Friday night. The Shoreham-Wading River junior couldn’t buy a bucket, her team couldn’t hit a free throw and the turnovers continued to pile up.
Sayville opened its largest led of the game at 29-19 with 1:41 left in the third quarter of a Class A first round playoff game, which was slowly slipping away from the fourth-seeded Wildcats. (more…)
Sasa Vann. (Buffalo State Athletics photo)
Sasa Vann, a former Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School athlete, highlighted four school-record-setting performances by Buffalo State as the Bengals competed against one of the premier fields in the Northeast with competitors from all divisions at the recent Boston University Valentine Invitational.
Mercy senior Fiona Nunez drives to the basket in the Monarchs’ playoff win Tuesday against Port Jefferson. (Robert O’Rourk photo)
The McGann-Mercy girls basketball team’s playoff game against Hampton Bays has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday after a snowstorm wiped out tonight’s game. (more…)