The NASCAR Modified Twin 50s Saturday night told a tale of two generations of racing at Riverhead Raceway.
In the first 50-lapper, young up-and-coming talent Kyle Soper of Manorville took home the win while the nightcap saw established veteran and three-time track champion John Fortin Sr. of Holtsville prevail. For Soper it was his fifth career triumph, and Fortin’s 31st. READ
Just call him Johnny-on-the-spot.
In his first high school varsity football start on Saturday, Jake Meeker showed an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time. READ
The seed was planted early. Real early.
Echoes of the postgame celebrations of Shoreham-Wading River’s third straight Long Island Class IV football championship were still ringing when coach Matt Millheiser pulled Xavier Arline aside to give him a message. “I want four,” he told the player.
One will not find a star runner among them, but that doesn’t mean the Shoreham-Wading River High School boys cross-country team will not be shooting for the sky — or at least the top of Suffolk County League VI.
Riverhead coach Kristin Andrejack and her players had nothing but positives to say after their high school girls volleyball team’s season-opening match on Thursday. They glowed with excitement over what they had seen from their team.
To say I have a love/hate relationship with sports previews would be way off the mark. At the same time, I cannot deny having mixed feelings when preview time rolls around. READ
The Big Five has been reduced to the Big One.
Last year’s Shoreham-Wading River team, which coach Paul Koretzki believes was the best high school girls cross-country team that Suffolk County has ever seen, was primarily powered by five sets of strong legs. READ
The result didn’t matter, only the health of Angel Camarillo did.
The Riverhead High School boys soccer team dropped a 4-0 loss in its Suffolk County League II opener on the Blue Waves’ first game on their turf field Tuesday afternoon at the Pulaski Sports Complex. But they were more concerned about the senior goalkeeper, who suffered an apparent head injury. READ