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03/08/16 9:00pm
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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.

12/14/15 6:00am

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