In previous years, the familiar sight of Ed Meier instructing players on the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School baseball field for the start of preseason practice in early March was a natural part of the school calendar. It meant that spring was right around the corner.
But this week it was different.
The 2015 Shoreham-Wading River baseball season began unlike any other in the program’s history. For the first time, a coach other than Sal Mignano wrote out the lineup card each game. READ
When the first pitch of the 2015 Riverhead Little League season was thrown, it wasn’t clear who — if anyone — would step up to the plate and serve as the league’s president after longtime volunteer Tony Sammartano announced he was stepping down.
But Riverhead Little Leaguers will be playing ball again next spring — this time behind the leadership of Scott Wicklund. READ
Eleven Shoreham-Wading River High School students will pursue college athletics next year. READ
A lot of young boys grow up wanting to be baseball players.
Michael Ciminiello wasn’t necessarily one of them. READ
As a general rule, people who have died do not hold conversations very well. READ
Brian Morrell considers himself a huge Notre Dame basketball fan. So it didn’t hurt when on a recruiting visit to the famed university in Indiana, the Fighting Irish basketball coach, Mike Brey, offered to speak with Morrell. READ
In a season where wins were hard to come by, the Riverhead Tomcats closed out their 2015 season on a winning note Saturday. (more…)