Before they dream of playing for the New York Yankees, every young ballplayer envisions a day when they step onto the field in Williamsport, Pa., to play in the Little League World Series. Founded in 1947, the tournament has expanded over the years to include teams from across the globe that compete in nationally televised games. (more…)
When Riverhead Tomcats coach John Galanoudis handed the ball to pitcher Beau Keathley out of the bullpen in the eighth inning Saturday, he delivered a simple message.
“I told him, ‘Hey man, this is your game. Go get ’em,’ ” Galanoudis said. READ
As far as farewells go — not to mention birthday celebrations — this was about as good as it gets.
The final baseball game for Riverhead Little League All Stars coach Mike Mowdy and many of his players at Stotzky Memorial Park in Riverhead was a memorable one. read
The Riverhead Little League all-star team defeated Moriches 7-1 Tuesday at Stotzky Park in the semifinals of the District 36 Tournament. READ
Riverhead Tomcats outfielder Luke Oliphant was named MVP of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League all-star game Monday night at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank. READ
The Riverhead Little League all-star team of 11- and 12-year-olds defeated Mattituck 11-0 Saturday at Stotzky Park in the second game of pool play in the District 36 Tournament. READ
In their first 21 innings of playoff action, the Shoreham-Wading River baseball team allowed just one run. The Wildcats, the No. 1 seed in the Class A playoffs, won all three of those games to advance into the best-of-three county finals for a second consecutive year. READ
With no Ryan Mullahey, there was no win for Shoreham-Wading River in Game 1 of the Suffolk County Class A baseball finals.
Well, the connection wasn’t that clear-cut, but it surely didn’t help Shoreham not to have Mullahey available for Monday’s Memorial Day matinee against visiting Rocky Point. Had Mullahey, the team’s No. 2 pitcher, not been ejected in Shoreham’s previous game and been forced to serve an automatic one-game suspension, he would have been on the mound Monday. Instead, both sides went with their No. 3 arms — Rocky Point’s Ryan Maciaszek and Shoreham’s Aidan Crowley. READ